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December 31, 2014
Thanks to Windows and Office developments, Microsoft news was among our most popular coverage of the past year. See which articles came out on top.
September 08, 2014
Should IT pros stay with Windows 7 or leave now that mainstream support ends in January 2015? It might depend on which Windows OS you trust the most.
June 26, 2014
The Pana Schools Community District explored ways to migrate from Windows XP and settled on a virtualized environment because of cost.
April 11, 2014
Microsoft's universal apps have developers and some IT admins interested in delivering Windows Phone 8.1 into the enterprise.
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IT got a glimpse of new Windows 10 features in the technical preview and updated build. See how they compare to Windows 7 and Windows 8 features. Continue Reading
The MDOP 2014 suite includes changes in tools for remotely managing and restoring Windows, as well as new BitLocker Group Policy settings. Continue Reading
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Microsoft celebrates 30 years of the Windows operating system when it ships Windows 10 this fall. Here's a look at Windows history -- bumps and all. Continue Reading
Easier file access across devices and faster Windows 8 startup are among the Windows 8.1 features that could win over Windows 7 users. Continue Reading
Client-side extensions could cause a Group Policy object to fail. Fortunately, there are a few different ways to track down Windows GPO settings. Continue Reading
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Whether you need to remotely reformat a hard drive for security or prepare new network-attached machines, a few utilities can make the job easier. Continue Reading
To relax the usual restrictions on Windows 7 laptops, use the Windows administrator account, but remember to record your password. Continue Reading
In 2014, Microsoft improved OS security with Windows 8.1 and set a deadline for Windows 7 support. See our most popular Windows troubleshooting articles. Continue Reading
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Windows To Go only works for Windows 8 bootable USB flash drives; to create a virtual hard drive for Windows 7 installation, try Boot to VHD. Continue Reading
Windows 7 support is ending in 2015, but that doesn't mean troubleshooting is going with it -- in fact, Windows 7 troubleshooting is easier than ever. Continue Reading
Outlook Express was supported only through Windows XP, so you'll need a Windows Essentials workaround or a third-party utility to read DBX files. Continue Reading