Windows client management

  • March 01, 2004 01 Mar'04

    Report rates Windows Server 2003 security

    New Burton Group research offers cheers and jeers for the security features of Microsoft's Windows Server 2003.

  • February 27, 2004 27 Feb'04

    Microsoft's weeklong security blitz

    Microsoft is mending its security ways. That was the gist this week of a Redmond stump speech that stretched from the RSA show in San Francisco to Bill Gates' college-speaking blitz to the e-Crime Congress in London.

  • February 26, 2004 26 Feb'04

    Experts offer a potpourri of printer troubleshooting tips

    Continuing from part one of this two-part Q&A, our experts tackle a potpourri of your printer management problems.

  • February 23, 2004 23 Feb'04

    NetPro tool tracks Active Directory changes

    New software announced this week by NetPro will act like a sleuth for Microsoft's Active Directory. It will solve the "whodunit" when changes are made.

  • February 23, 2004 23 Feb'04

    Know-IT-all Chapter Quiz #3: Answer key

    ANSWER KEY: Know-IT-all Chapter Quiz #3
    Windows Server 2003 Pocket Administrator

  • February 20, 2004 20 Feb'04

    Anatomy of an intellectual property theft

    A leak hasn't gained this much attention since the Titanic slipped beneath the waves. But don't look for the leak of Windows source code onto the Internet to sink Microsoft.

  • February 19, 2004 19 Feb'04

    Modern Windows less tolerant of sloppy apps

    Windows desktop expert Jerry Honeycutt offers advice on migrating legacy applications to newer versions of Microsoft's operating system.

  • February 13, 2004 13 Feb'04

    Part of Microsoft's 'crown jewels' hits the Net

    Microsoft has confirmed reports that the source code for its flagship Windows operating system was leaked onto the Internet on Thursday.

  • February 12, 2004 12 Feb'04

    Beta for SUS 2.0 utility proves elusive

    Creating a test version of Software Update Services 2.0 is taking Microsoft longer than expected. There are signs, however, that Redmond is close to finishing work on the free patch management tool.

  • February 06, 2004 06 Feb'04

    Will Gates' e-mail postage idea stamp out spam?

    A kooky e-mail scam solves the spam menace. As ridiculous (and ironic) as that sounds, it's similar to an idea that Bill Gates floated recently at a forum in Switzerland.

  • February 05, 2004 05 Feb'04

    Vendor-funded research falls on deaf ears

    IT professionals say they pay little attention to research funded by vendors. That appears to be true for a new study by Jupiter Research that rates Microsoft and its open source rivals on interoperability.

  • February 04, 2004 04 Feb'04

    Microsoft firewall dispels myth of hardware superiority

    An updated version of Microsoft's Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server is proof that software firewalls have surpassed their hardware counterparts, one expert says.

  • February 02, 2004 02 Feb'04

    Incentives aim to nudge users off Windows NT

    With extended support for Windows NT 4.0 ending this year, Microsoft is creating a number of incentive programs to move NT users to newer versions of its server operating system.

  • February 01, 2004 01 Feb'04

    Active Directory: Designing made simple

    How difficult or intricate should you get when creating forests, trees, domain and OUs? Remember, ease of administration is key. Here are some points you should consider.

  • January 28, 2004 28 Jan'04

    The top Windows products of the year

    The editors of recently assessed the 2003 crop of enterprise Windows products. See which ones were rated most useful in keeping users' desktops, servers and Exchange applications up and running.