Windows Enterprise Desktop:

January, 2012


January 6, 2012  3:51 PM

Interesting Thoughts on “Starting Over” with Your Chosen OS



Posted by: Ed Tittel
Windows 8 promises improved system repair/restore functionality, Windows 8 will refresh but still requires re-install of third party apps

Earlier this week, I found one of my Windows 7 test machines in what can only be described as an "interesting state." For whatever reason (I'd just finished updating a bunch of hardware drivers, and I suspect that one of them bit this OS installation in the hindquarters) the OS would no longer...

January 4, 2012  2:30 PM

Another take on the Win7-XP crossover point: Coming Soon!



Posted by: Ed Tittel
another Win7-XP crossover point in the offing; NetMarketShare numbers indicate Windows XP - Win 7 crossover likely in late February or early March 2012

On October 29, 2011, in a blog entitled "Win7, XP Reach Crossover Point," I reported that StatCounter's tracking indicated that on or about October 14, the number of PCs...


January 3, 2012  3:40 PM

MS Pushes Out-of-Band Security Update Over Holiday Weekend



Posted by: Ed Tittel
.NET, Microsoft, Microsoft security

Imagine my surprise when I sat down to my PC late morning on January 1, to see that Microsoft had pushed a security update to address "Vulnerabilities in the .NET Framework..." (MS11-100, rated Critical)....


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