Legacy operating systems

  • July 10, 2007 10 Jul'07

    Microsoft will launch Windows Server 2008 next February

    Windows Server 2008 will be joined by Visual Studio 2008 and SQL Server 2008 at the launch but they won't all be ready at the same time.

  • June 26, 2007 26 Jun'07

    Windows Server 2008 CTP now available

    The Customer Technology Preview includes IIS 7.0 as part of Windows Server 2008's Server Core minimal install option.

  • June 22, 2007 22 Jun'07

    Experts weigh the good and bad of Windows Server Core

    Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Server Core and its nine server roles offer a new way to administer Windows Server. Experts explain what you need to know about the set-up-and-go installation option.

  • June 20, 2007 20 Jun'07

    Server Core roles could include Exchange and SAP

    With Server Core -- Microsoft's bare bones installation of Windows Server 2008 -- IT managers can take advantage of virtualization and look forward to better performance, says Ward Ralston, a product manager on the Window Server team.

  • June 19, 2007 19 Jun'07

    Windows Server team delves deep into Server Core

    Ward Ralston and his Windows Server team dive into Windows Server 2008's Server Core roles and features -- from command line interface alternatives to security misconceptions.

  • June 11, 2007 11 Jun'07

    Windows Server 2003 SP2 released via Automatic Updates

    The service pack includes the customary hotfixes and offers IT managers "out-of-the-box" provisioning via Windows Deployment Services.

  • April 29, 2007 29 Apr'07

    Microsoft to release Systems Management Server SP3

    This new service pack gives IT managers using SMS 2003 the ability to support Windows Vista.

  • March 13, 2007 13 Mar'07

    Windows Server 2003 SP2 drops on patchless Tuesday

    New service pack from Microsoft includes mostly security updates.

  • June 01, 2006 01 Jun'06

    Microsoft's Ballmer defends his decision to spend

    Microsoft is investing a barrel of cash on as many as 70 technologies over the next 10 years. CEO Ballmer won't say how he'll spend the dough, but he defended the company's decision to do so.

  • May 09, 2006 09 May'06

    High-performance Windows moves toward June release

    Microsoft's Compute Cluster Server 2003 is on track to ship in late June. The software, which aims to match the performance of Linux or Unix, is now a release candidate.

  • December 15, 2005 15 Dec'05

    Microsoft's broad agenda to blast branch bottlenecks

    Windows Server 2003 R2 promises features that help make communications between central offices and branches zippier. Microsoft has additional plans for better branch communications coming with Vista and Longhorn.

  • December 05, 2005 05 Dec'05

    2005 is winding down. Where's R2?

    The year 2005 is coming to a close, but Microsoft still has one big shoe left to drop. Windows Server 2003 R2 is still promised before the end of the year.

  • November 16, 2004 16 Nov'04

    Gates takes lid off management offerings

    At a conference in Europe, Microsoft launched a beta test for the WUS patch manager, presented feature packs for its desktop management product and outlined its "zero touch" plans.

  • September 08, 2004 08 Sep'04

    Meet the SearchWin2000 experts!

    Tackling a tricky IT task just got easier! Meet our impressive collection of IT gurus and review their areas of expertise. They've got answers to your questions on a variety of important Windows topics.

  • September 02, 2004 02 Sep'04

    Know-IT-all Chapter Quiz #28: Answer key

    ANSWER KEY: Know-IT-all Chapter Quiz #28
    Windows 2000 Registry