Windows client management

  • August 05, 2004 05 Aug'04

    Group Policy's complexity sows fear in many

    Microsoft's desktop configuration technology is a handy tool -- in the right hands. One expert offers advice on how to get the most out of Group Policy without getting tripped up.

  • August 05, 2004 05 Aug'04

    Letters to the Editor: Is Internet Explorer in your future?

    In a recent survey of nearly 600 IT professionals, respondents were extremely divided on whether to stick with Microsoft's Internet Explorer in the wake of the Scob (Download.Ject) Internet attacks. The survey found that 39% ...

  • July 30, 2004 30 Jul'04

    System Center joins the Microsoft logjam

    The software maker's plan to combine desktop and server management in a single offering has been put on hold while Microsoft works to clear a backlog of products that have a higher priority.

  • July 29, 2004 29 Jul'04

    Know-IT-all Chapter Quiz #23: Answer key

    ANSWER KEY: Know-IT-all Chapter Quiz #23
    Tuning Microsoft Server Clusters

  • July 23, 2004 23 Jul'04

    Forecast on Microsoft licensing speaks volumes

    Buried in the hubbub this week over Microsoft's decision to release piles of cash to its shareholders was a rosier-than-expected forecast for software-license renewals for volume customers.

  • July 22, 2004 22 Jul'04

    What's in store for August

    Are you a genuine IT Meister? Then get ready to show off your skills in August!

  • July 21, 2004 21 Jul'04

    Know-IT-all Chapter Quiz #22: Answer key

    ANSWER KEY: Know-IT-all Chapter Quiz #22
    MCSE Planning a Windows Server 2003 Network Study Guide

  • July 16, 2004 16 Jul'04

    Signs hopeful for a Microsoft-Cisco security pact

    Microsoft and Cisco Systems Inc. find themselves steaming directly at one another in the area of network security, but this technology brinkmanship doesn't have to end badly.

  • July 15, 2004 15 Jul'04

    XP SP2 delay causes domino effect for WUS

    The next version of Microsoft's free patch management tool has a new release timetable now that a refresh of Windows XP is nearly out the door.

  • July 14, 2004 14 Jul'04

    Know-IT-all Chapter Quiz #21: Answer key

    ANSWER KEY: Know-IT-all Chapter Quiz #21
    Windows 2000 Clustering and Load Balancing Handbook

  • July 13, 2004 13 Jul'04

    Microsoft heads toward perimeter collision with Cisco

    The software maker plans to build network-access control into Windows, technology that is similar to Cisco's Network Admission Control program. Microsoft hopes to work something out with the networking giant.

  • July 12, 2004 12 Jul'04

    Acquisition impacts software distribution market

    One expert predicts that the purchase of Installshield will make Macrovision a "one-stop-shop" for software packaging, distribution and licensing.

  • July 12, 2004 12 Jul'04

    Microsoft releases more details on XP SP2

    The software maker said the second service pack for Windows XP will go to manufacturing in August. Executives also outlined technologies that will make deploying remote clients quicker and less arduous.

  • July 06, 2004 06 Jul'04

    Christa Anderson Q&A: Securing Terminal Services

    Server-based computing introduces some unique security problems that don't enter into client-centric computing. Read Terminal Services expert Christa Anderson's answers to member questions from a recent webcast outlining approaches that will help ...

  • July 02, 2004 02 Jul'04

    Microsoft aims to blunt Internet Explorer exploit

    The software maker has issued configuration changes for three versions of Windows in an effort to lessen the effects of a recently exploited vulnerability in its widely deployed Web browser.