Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 are no longer supported products as of Oct. 10, 2023, meaning no more patches will be arriving.
Microsoft this week announced that Extended Security Updates for Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2, as managed using Azure Arc, reached the "general availability" commercial-release stage.
Microsoft this week warned that organizations using Microsoft 365 Apps on some of its older Windows operating systems need to upgrade those OSes to a newer version soon or risk losing patch support.
Microsoft this week issued unscheduled ("out-of-band") patches for Remote Desktop issues affecting supported Windows Server products.
Microsoft this week announced a "revamped solution stack" for Microsoft Defender for Endpoint that promises to bolster protections and simplify setups when using Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2016 products.
It won't do what most third-party backup solutions can, but Windows File History, a relic from Windows 8.1, does a reasonably good job of protecting Windows 10 data.
There's a lot about the Surface Pro X that's reminiscent of the ill-fated Surface RT. But despite the similarities, this might just be one of the rare cases where the sequel is better than the original.
Microsoft announced this week that it has released previews of its Chromium-based Microsoft Edge Web browsers for use on Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 systems.
Internet Explorer 10 will fall out of support next year for users of Windows Server 2012 and Windows Embedded 8 Standard, Microsoft noted in a Monday announcement.
Microsoft wants developers of Windows 8/8.1 applications in the Microsoft Store to port their apps to Windows 10, and it described some coming app deadlines.
The Windows Admin Center's software development kit is now available as a preview, Microsoft announced on Thursday.
Microsoft on Monday indicated that its Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) security service soon will be coming to Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 clients.
By modifying Microsoft's provided Powershell patching code, applying updates to multiple Nano Servers can be simplified.
Microsoft has extended the life of Windows Server 2012, publishing new end-of-support dates.
Organizations running Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 soon will see an end to the timeworn IT tactic of rolling back Windows patches that cause problems.