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April 12, 2013  5:10 PM

Microsoft recalls security update from April Patch Tuesday



Posted by: Toni Boger
Patch Tuesday, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2

Just a few days after releasing it, Microsoft recalled one of the security updates in this month's Patch Tuesday after discovering it was causing problems. Microsoft released an update for MS13-036 after receiving reports of applications...

February 26, 2013  8:27 PM

Microsoft releases minor updates for Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012



Posted by: Jeremy Stanley
Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008 R2, windows server 2012

It's not Patch Tuesday, but there are updates admins should look for this week as Microsoft delivers updates across its portfolio of recent operating systems. A tool is now available for Windows Server 2008...

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January 14, 2013  2:50 PM

Internet Explorer zero-day bug to be patched out-of-cycle



Posted by: Jeremy Stanley
Microsoft, Patch Tuesday, Windows 7, windows server 2012

Weeks after providing a workaround tool for a zero-day flaw in Internet Explorer, Microsoft is set to release a patch to address the issue. The company posted an


March 9, 2012  4:07 PM

Microsoft to issue six fixes on a light Patch Tuesday



Posted by: Ben Rubenstein
Microsoft, Patch Tuesday, Security, Windows, Windows 7, Windows Server, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2

It's said that March comes in like a lion, but this month's patch bulletin from Microsoft looks more lamb-like. Among the six fixes to be released on...


February 10, 2012  5:24 PM

Microsoft’s Valentine’s Day bulletin to include nine patches addressing 21 vulnerabilities



Posted by: Ben Rubenstein
Internet Explorer, Microsoft, Security, Windows 7, Windows Server, Windows Server 2008 R2

Microsoft may not be able to patch that hole in admins' hearts on Tuesday, but it will take care of a number of other vulnerable spots. According to an advance notice, the company's

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December 20, 2011  7:33 PM

Microsoft’s Bulldozer patch snatched back



Posted by: Ben Rubenstein
Microsoft, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2

When chip-maker AMD released its latest Opteron server chips, based on the Bulldozer architecture, hopes were high that the powerful processor...


March 1, 2011  7:42 PM

Windows Intune closes in on MMS 2011



Posted by: Bcournoyer
Cloud Computing, Windows 7, Windows Server

It sounds like Windows Intune is just about ready for prime time. Microsoft’s new technology which it describes as “an end-to-end Microsoft solution that brings together Windows cloud services for PC management and endpoint protection” is set for commercial availability on March 23 –...


February 2, 2011  3:30 AM

Where the heck is SP1 for Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2?



Posted by: Bcournoyer
Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2

UPDATE! 2/09/2011 It sounds like Microsoft is finally close to announcing RTM for both service packs soon, with MSDN availability set for Feb. 16, with a Feb. 22 release date for the Web. ORIGINAL POST 2/02/2011 320 days. That’s how long it’s been...


January 7, 2011  10:44 PM

Hyper-V R2 SP1 boosts guest support for Windows 7



Posted by: Bcournoyer
Hyper-V, Server Virtualization, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2

Is 5:00 p.m. on a Friday too late for a little Hyper-V-centric news? Nah. Microsoft’s Michael Kleef just posted a short update on his personal...


March 18, 2010  9:10 PM

First look at Windows 2008 R2 SP1 puts emphasis on virtualization



Posted by: Bcournoyer
Hyper-V, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2

UPDATE! (6/21/2010) A lot more info has come out recently regarding the first service packs for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7. This Q&A with...

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