Microsoft Windows Systems and Network Management News
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.
April 09, 2015
What's more (or less) Server Core than Server Core? Microsoft's Nano Server, expected in the next release of Windows Server, will be all about PowerShell management.
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