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  1. Windows Live Family Safety 2011

    How many caring parents would like to have the appropriate tools to manage their kids' online activities! With MS Windows Live Family Safety 2011, parents can manage which websites their children are allowed to visit, which programs they can run and for how long they can use the computer. The product records the children online activity and has some cool... Read More

  2. Windows Live Mesh will be retired on February 13

    After February 13, users of Windows Live Mesh would not be able to perform remote desktop and peer-to-peer activities. "Mesh synced storage" or "SkyDrive synced storage," will no longer be available through Mesh or devices.live.com, but copies of files on the local computer will remain unaffected. Microsoft recommends users to save all their cloud-based files to their local computers. However,... Read More

  3. Windows Mobile Update

    Very recently Microsoft released an update to resolve an issue which requires an update to the certificate revocation list on Windows Mobile devices and to keep your systems certificate list up to date. Affected systems are Windows Mobile 6.x, Microsoft Zune HD and Windows Phone 7. Remember that compromised digital certificates could allow spoofing. The fraudulent certificates go back to... Read More

  4. Windows NT Backup - Restore Utility

    Brief Description Utility for restoring backups made on Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 to computers running Windows Vista and Microsoft® Windows Server® code name "Longhorn" (currently in beta testing). Overview This Windows® operating system supplemental utility restores backups made on Microsoft® Windows XP and Windows Server® 2003 to computers running Microsoft Windows Vista and Windows Server code-named "Longhorn" (currently... Read More

  5. Windows Patch Management Considerations

    There are certain times when organizations decide not to deploy a software update solution and use Windows native functionality – Microsoft Update, as their main solution. This may be the best approach when organizations have dispersed offices around the globe with a small number of standalone computers. It is simpler to enable automatic updates on these clients' computers rather than... Read More

  6. Windows Performance Monitor

    Performance Monitor is a great tool for identifying performance bottlenecks! You can identify the source of performance problems that make your system performs slow or sometimes completely unusable. Performance Monitor is best suited when you are collecting performance statistics over a period of time such as, when users on regular basis report system degradation at specific times. You can set... Read More

  7. Windows Reliability Monitor

    I rarely come across systems administrators that use Windows reliability monitor when troubleshooting server or client platforms! I guess we either completely forget about this tool or the issue at hand is so critical that the tool is unavailable or even inadequate. However, I do recommend administrators to become acquainted with Reliability Monitor and leverage the power of its graphical... Read More

  8. Windows SBS 2011 Trial

    If you are a small organization with limited IT resources and budget, then it is worth giving Windows Small Business Server 2011 a try! SBS 2011 is designed and priced for small businesses with up to 75 users. It's an all-in-one solution which has been updated to the most current Windows 2008 R2 server technology. It includes a new and... Read More

  9. Windows Search 4.0 Released to Web

    Brandon LeBlanc published on Windows Experience blog an announcement of Windows Search 4.0: Today we released the final version of Windows Search 4.0 to Microsoft Download Center. Windows Search 4.0 updates search in Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008 and Windows Home Server. This release comes after a public Windows Search 4.0 Preview, which was a... Read More

  10. Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 Release Candidate

    Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 (SP2) delivers on Microsoft's Trustworthy Computing initiative and illustrates Microsoft's commitment to continually create software products with enhanced security, increased reliability, and simplified administration. Windows Server 2003 SP2 builds upon the impressive track record of the award-winning Windows Server 2003 operating system by introducing numerous refinements in addition to supplying cumulative system updates. Deploying... Read More

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