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1: new post   Microsoft extends security product updates for Windows XP until July 2015
XP support still ends April 8, 2014, but products like Microsoft Security Essentials will now continue to support XP until July 14, 2015.
Jan 16, 2014
2: new post   Microsoft Patch Tuesday Massive Update
"...to plug 40 security vulnerabilities across a number of products, including critical bugs impacting Internet Explorer and Microsoft Windows."
Dec 15, 2010
3: new post   A Big Microsoft O/S Patch Tuesday
"The list of patches was well beyond what I normally see, so I wasn't surprised to see 22 critical/important patches waiting for me at Windows Update."
Oct 13, 2010
4: new post   Hackers Go For Systems With Unpatched XP Bug
"To avoid falling victim, Microsoft advised users to turn off the part of the Help and Support system that is vulnerable."
July 1, 2010
5: new post   McAfee Update Shutting Down Corporate XP Machines Worldwide
"Computers in companies, hospitals and schools around the world got stuck repeatedly rebooting themselves Wednesday after an antivirus program identified a normal Windows file as a virus."
Apr 22, 2010
6: new post   XP Machines Left Unpatched If System Rootkit Is Compromised
"Some of the latest security updates for Windows XP will not be installed on machines infected with a rootkit virus."
Apr 16, 2010
7: new post   Top Tips For Restricting Casual User Access To A PC
"WebmasterWorld Members discuss how to limit computer user access on a shared PC."
Nov 1, 2009
8: new post   Microsoft Plans Monster Patch Tuesday, Oct 13
"The company will ship a total of 13 updates next week..."
Oct 12, 2009
9: new post   Microsoft leaks details of Windows 8 and Windows 9
Microsoft is planning to make Windows 8 an 128-bit operating system, according to details leaked from the software giant's Research department.
Oct 9, 2009
10: new post   Microsoft issues critical Windows patches
September's Patch Tuesday is here with a number of vulnerabilities fixed across several MS OSs (except Windows 7).
Sept 9, 2009
11: new post   Error: "Symantec Service Framework Has Encountered a Problem and Needs to Close.."
"Basically, this has kept me tied up on and off for days of my time over the past few weeks, this week almost entirely."
Aug 26, 2009
12: new post   Windows 7 RTM Available Today for MSDN & TechNet Subscribers
Aug 7, 2009
13: new post   Planning an Upgrade to Windows 7 with Upgrade Advisor
July 26, 2009
14: new post   Windows 7 Goes Pre-Order In The UK
"Amazon said that sales of Windows 7 in the first eight hours it was available outstripped those of Windows Vista's entire 17 week pre-order period."
July 15, 2009
15: new post   Microsoft Offers Workaround for Zero-Day Exploit
"The vulnerability disclosed Monday affects Internet Explorer users whose computers run the Windows XP or Windows Server 2003 operating software."
July 8, 2009
16: new post   Windows 7 Pricing and Upgrade Options
June 25, 2009
17: new post   IE Won't Be Bundled With Windows 7 In Europe
"Bowing to European competition rules, Microsoft Windows 7 will ship without Internet Explorer."
June 12, 2009
18: new post   Windows 7 Confirmed October 22, 2009
"Windows 7 will become generally available on Oct. 22, 2009, and Windows Server 2008 R2 will be broadly available at the same time."
June 3, 2009
19: new post   Microsoft Windows 7 Out This Year
"The company line up until now has been an early 2010 release."
May 12, 2009
20: new post   Windows 7 Release Candidate Available For Technet Subscribers
"New to the Windows 7 RC are advancements such as Remote Media Streaming, Windows XP Mode (beta) and the upcoming beta of the Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor"
Apr 30, 2009
21: new post   Microsoft Patch Tuesday (14th April) To Have 5 Critical Fixes
"Microsoft will provide updates addressing critical remote code execution vulnerability in Internet Explorer, Windows, and Office, and less severe vulnerabilities in Windows and Microsoft's Forefront Edge Security."
Apr 11, 2009
22: new post   Windows XP Support Due To End April 14
Apr 8, 2009
23: new post   Windows Conficker, Downadup, or Kido Worm Hits Millions Of Machines
"A worm that spreads through low security networks, memory sticks, and PCs without the latest security updates is posing a growing threat to users."
Jan 18, 2009
24: new post   Microsoft Delays Windows 7 Beta Due to Traffic
"Due to very heavy traffic we're seeing as a result of interest in the Windows 7 Beta, we are adding some additional infrastructure support to the Microsoft.com properties before we post the public beta,"
Jan 10, 2009
25: new post   Windows 7 Beta and Windows Live Announced
Jan 8, 2009
26: new post   Microsoft To Issue IE Exploit Fix December 17
Dec 17, 2008
27: new post   Vulnerability in Internet Explorer Could Allow Remote Code Execution
Dec 14, 2008
28: new post   Microsoft Reports on Security Progress
"In the latest edition of its twice-a-year 'Security Intelligence Report,' Microsoft said that the amount of malicious or potentially harmful software removed from Windows computers grew by 43 percent during the first half of 2008."
Nov 3, 2008
29: new post   Critical Windows Patch Today RCE
"Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer can detect whether your computer system requires this update. The update requires a restart."
Oct 23, 2008
30: new post   Officially, it's Windows 7: Pre-Beta Developer Release Due
"...now is a good time to announce that we've decided to officially call the next version of Windows, "Windows 7"
Oct 14, 2008
31: new post   Windows Update KB915748 Kills Internet Connection for Zone Alarm
I had this issue this morning after I installed the latest Windows update. Seems their latest update ( KB915748 ) is killing the net connection if you use Zone Alarm.
July 10, 2008
32: new post   Microsoft Will Support Windows XP Until 2014
"In a letter sent to customers this week, Microsoft senior VP Bill Veghte said the software maker will provide security patches "and other critical updates" for Windows XP until April, 2014."
June 25, 2008
33: new post   $100 Laptop (OLPC) Gets Windows XP or Linux
May 17, 2008
34: new post   Microsoft Delays Windows XP Service Pack 3
Microsoft is delaying the release of Service Pack 3 for Windows XP users due to a "compatibility issue"
May 1, 2008
35: new post   Microsoft's Ballmer: XP May be Saved if Consumers Show They Want It
"XP will hit an end-of-life. We have announced one. If customer feedback varies we can always wake up smarter but right now we have a plan for end-of-life for new XP shipments,"
Apr 24, 2008
36: new post   Microsoft Finalizes Windows XP Service Pack 3
"Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) has released to manufacturing (RTM). Windows XP SP3 bits are now working their way through our manufacturing channels to be available to OEM and Enterprise customers."
Apr 23, 2008
37: new post   Microsoft, Please Save Windows XP
"It sort of hit us that, wait a minute, XP will be gone as of June 30. What are we going to do?" he said. "If no one does something, it's going to be gone."
Apr 15, 2008
38: new post   Bill Gates Gives A Hint, Windows 7 May Come By 2010
"Microsoft boss Bill Gates has dropped a hint about the next version of Windows."
Apr 8, 2008
39: new post   Windows XP Home Gets An Extension to 2010
"Windows XP Home for ULCPCs will be available until the later of June 30, 2010, or one year after general availability of the next version of Windows."
Apr 4, 2008
40: new post   Microsoft Offers To Support Vista SP1 Installations For Free
"We are offering free-of-charge support to anyone who is having issues installing Windows Vista SP1,"
Mar 25, 2008
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