If you choose to install Skype through the Windows Update, the install will have options that you could easily miss that will change your home page to MSN and search engine to Bing.
Pushing out Adobe Flash Player updates through a startup script got a little more complicated with Windows 8.
Windows Server 2016 may have slipped to release in calendar year 2016 but the rest of Microsoft’s supporting infrastructure is still making progress.
VMware provides Group Policy administrative templates to configure the settings of the View agent and other related components. Unfortunately, the provided templates are in the old Server 2003 .adm format.
A previous article explains Resultant Set of Policies (RSoP) and GPResult to use in troubleshooting Group Policy but there may be an easier, more direct way to catch the problems in your GPO.
We can control all of Java’s settings such as update popups, sponsor offers, and other behaviors with a little coordination.
In a Microsoft Security Response Center blog post yesterday, Microsoft wrote about “evolving” Microsoft’s Advance Notification Service. In the article, it is explained that Microsoft will no longer be providing the Advanced Notifications in general.
KB3011970 which addresses Silverlight and KB3004394 which addresses Windows Root certificates were both pulled after causing a variety of issues on Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 computers.
If you’re shopping around for an antivirus solution, this article presents resources to assist your decision making and factors to consider in the process.
Via Microsoft’s Community forums, there are a number of reports that people are experiencing the blue screen of death with a Stop 0x50 error following the install of August’s Windows Updates.
Apportals might be the missing link between Windows 8 being a detriment to enterprise organizations to actually turn it into an asset.
To control some of the overhead that results from using Group Policy, you might look into utilizing some of the Group Policy cmdlets for PowerShell.