Microsoft Windows Systems and Network Management News
January 12, 2016
Administrators with machines on Windows 8 and unsupported versions of Internet Explorer will need to update after this month.
November 10, 2015
Microsoft releases 12 security bulletins covering a wide range of applications, including Skype.
October 13, 2015
Windows administrators have a relatively light month, as Microsoft releases only six security bulletins for October.
September 08, 2015
The bad news: Microsoft had to issue Patch Tuesday fixes for Office and IE. The good news: no patches for Windows 10 or Adobe Flash.
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