Windows client management

  • June 02, 2004 02 Jun'04

    How to troubleshoot Windows XP startup problems, Part 2

    Determining the source of a Windows XP startup problem -- and fixing it -- is easier if you use a step-by-step approach. Find out what to do if a system will not start in normal mode or safe mode.

  • June 01, 2004 01 Jun'04

    Details of ISA Server 2004 emerge

    Customers and analysts comment on the newest version of Microsoft's software firewall product.

  • May 28, 2004 28 May'04

    Reporter's notebook: Deconstructing TechEd

    As workers at the San Diego Convention Center begin dismantling the displays for TechEd today, what will be the key takeaway from this year's signature Microsoft event? Two words: life cycle.

  • May 27, 2004 27 May'04

    Firewall is XP SP2's shining star

    A network management expert and Windows MVP outlines highlights from the coming release of Microsoft's much-anticipated Windows XP Service Pack 2.

  • May 27, 2004 27 May'04

    Know-IT-all Chapter Quiz #14: Answer key

    ANSWER KEY: Know-IT-all Chapter Quiz #14
    Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Unleashed, 2nd edition

  • May 25, 2004 25 May'04

    Microsoft extends its product life cycle

    Slipped into a blizzard of product announcements and demos at the TechEd conference was welcome news about Microsoft's policy on long-term support of its software products.

  • May 25, 2004 25 May'04

    TechEd: Ballmer pushes greater platform integration

    Customers need Microsoft's various software products to work better together to increase productivity and lower cost of ownership, said CEO Steven Ballmer. Redmond wants to make Longhorn the first example of such integration.

  • May 21, 2004 21 May'04

    Patching technology gets a push

    Two software makers with a Windows focus, NetIQ and BindView, are releasing products that blend patch management with vulnerability assessment.

  • May 20, 2004 20 May'04

    Microsoft offers 'cold' server perk to customers

    For businesses that have servers standing at the ready in case of disaster, Redmond has some good news.

  • May 19, 2004 19 May'04

    Know-IT-all Chapter Quiz #13: Answer key

    ANSWER KEY: Know-IT-all Chapter Quiz #13
    Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Unleashed, 2nd edition

  • May 17, 2004 17 May'04

    Screech! Users hit the brakes on Linux server migrations

    Reversing last year's trend, fewer Windows administrators say they are going to make the switch to Linux.

  • May 17, 2004 17 May'04

    Microsoft still has its work cut out on licensing

    Software Assurance. Licensing 6.0. These are still alien terms to many of the 1,000 IT managers and administrators who responded to a recent survey. Can anything bring down the wall of confusion?

  • May 17, 2004 17 May'04

    Users rate quality of Microsoft products, services

    In a new survey, nearly 1,000 IT administrators and managers rate the quality of a number of Microsoft products and services, including Windows Server 2003, Active Directory and Systems Management Server.

  • May 14, 2004 14 May'04

    Tilting at Microsoft security windmills

    I'm the administrator of a midsized network -- 6,000 users -- and due to who we are, we are always under attack from remote hackers. But over the past year, there have been three major attacks on our network that have come from within.

  • May 13, 2004 13 May'04

    Linux mentor now heads Windows group

    The Boston Windows Server User Group has a new chairman, who also happens to be new to championing the Windows platform. Kent Smith, president of IPSO Inc., in Wayland, Mass., is a consultant with much of his background in Unix and Linux. Formerly ...