Microsoft Windows Data Backup and Protection

  • June 04, 2010 04 Jun'10

    Should Windows shops give in to cloud-based backups?

    While the technology exists to put your primary backups in the hands of another, it may not be the most reliable option in every situation.

  • February 15, 2010 15 Feb'10

    Data Protection Manager 2010 RC available

    The latest version of Microsoft's backup and restore product brings with it added support for Hyper-V R2 and disaster recovery capabilities.

  • May 22, 2007 22 May'07

    Considering BitLocker for remote server encryption

    Windows Server 2008 plays up improvements to BitLocker drive encryption. IT managers should take steps to prep for the technology.

  • March 05, 2007 05 Mar'07

    DST patches need testing right now

    The top priority for every Windows administrator for the upcoming week should be testing their Daylight Saving Time patches.

  • December 12, 2006 12 Dec'06

    Top 10 Windows backup tips of 2006

    Numerous tips on backup appeared on our site over the past 12 months, covering subjects ranging from the backup and restore functions inherent to Windows to the top reasons backups fail. Here's a look at 10 of the most popular tips related to backup...

  • December 04, 2006 04 Dec'06

    Dell servers reduce power consumption

    The new Energy Smart versions of Dell's 1950 and 2950 PowerEdge servers use 20% less power than the standard PowerEdge versions.

  • October 04, 2006 04 Oct'06

    Key technology to fend off pirates in Vista, Longhorn

    Microsoft will add more sophisticated access controls to Longhorn and Vista to keep pirates who fail to activate a key properly from using all of the products features.

  • September 25, 2006 25 Sep'06

    All-in-One Guide: Windows Backup and Recovery

    This new guide is a collection of resources to help you protect data in Windows servers, desktops and mission-critical applications. Chapter one of the guide begins with tips and tactics for pain-free backup of your OS data and system state ...

  • August 16, 2006 16 Aug'06

    Microsoft to fix IE patch glitch

    IT administrators have reported configuration problems with last week's Internet Explorer patch. Microsoft will tweak and re-release the patch Aug. 22.

  • August 15, 2006 15 Aug'06

    WSUS 3.0 public beta is ready

    The next version of Microsoft's free patch management tool, Windows Server Update Services, is all set for downloading.

  • August 01, 2006 01 Aug'06

    Step-by-Step Guide: Automating Backups

    You can gain better control over the NTBACKUP utility in Windows Server 2003 by creating a script that leverages the power of the Windows Removable Storage Manager (RSM) interface. This step-by-step guide shows you how to create a script that can ...

  • June 30, 2006 30 Jun'06

    Windows Management Guides for Systems Administrators

    These learning guides will help Windows systems admininstrators master systems management, hardware management, storage management and server management issues.

  • June 30, 2006 30 Jun'06

    Our new name is SearchWinComputing

    SearchWinSystems changes its name to

  • June 28, 2006 28 Jun'06

    Christa Anderson's Scripting School for Windows administrators

    Scripting can be a shortcut for Windows administrators. Windows scripting expert Christa Anderson gives tips on scripting basics as well as advanced scripts.

  • June 09, 2006 09 Jun'06

    Ten freeware tools for administrators

    One of Desktop Management expert Serdar Yegulalp's missions is to scout out the best freeware utilities out there to help out his fellow systems administrators and Windows power users. Here he recommends 10 of these tools.