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Microsoft extends deadline to install Windows 8.1 Update by 1 month

Microsoft had made it clear that with effect from Patch Tuesday in May 2014, if Windows 8.1 Update was not installed on your computer, future Windows Updates would not be offered to your computer. But Microsoft has now announced that […]

Microsoft suspends distribution of Windows 8.1 Update to WSUS servers

Microsoft has suspended distribution of the Windows 8.1 Update (KB2919355) to some enterprise customers after a bug was discovered that could  cause some systems updated with the KB2919355 update, to stop scanning against Windows Server Update Services 3.0 Service Pack […]

Microsoft Windows Error Reporting can be used to detect Unknown Threats

Data from some labs such as WebSense can be relied upon since they bear the reputation of discovering, investigating and reporting on most advanced internet threats that other traditional security labs and their archaic methods fail to pinpoint. Windows Error […]

NSA reportedly hacked Microsoft Error Reporting Service

NSA has been hacking Microsoft Error Reporting Service to capture data sent from users’ computer. As though we haven’t already had enough, we have witnessed yet another revelation via the latest issue of German magazine Der Spiegel. The report also hammers […]

10 years of Patch Tuesdays

This October marks 10 years of Patch Tuesdays, started by Microsoft in October, 2003. Microsoft had initiated this practice of releasing a monthly security bulletin, every second Tuesday on which it releases security patches in North America. Over these years […]

Microsoft Security Bulletin May 2013 To Address 33 Vulnerabilities Released

Microsoft today published its monthly security bulletin release on May 16, 2012. This month Microsoft has included 10 security bulletin updates plus a firmware update for Surface Pro and Surface RT this month. The 10 bulletins released this month address […]

Microsoft to roll out Windows 7 SP1 via Windows Update automatically

Starting tomorrow, that is March 19th 2013, Microsoft will start offering Windows 7 Service Pack 1 via Windows Update. It is now almost two years now since Windows 7 SP1 was made available as a direct download for users to install […]

Microsoft to document Security Updates for Windows Store Apps

Sending out updates for the Windows 8 can be seen as a routine job for Microsoft, who delivers these updates to the user machines on the second Tuesday of the month. But when it comes to updating the Apps live […]

Microsoft Surface Owners Experience Windows Update Issue again

Microsoft Surface community forum lately has become a busy place for reporting issues related to a firmware updates. The Windows Update has become a cause of problem for many! It is refusing to load successfully to Surface devices and even […]

Microsoft fixes loophole present in Windows Upgrade Offer

Soon after Windows 8 was launched, Microsoft announced an exclusive offer for present Windows 7 users to experience the new Windows 8 environment through a simple upgrade. This upgrade would cost them a meager US $14.99 (INR 699) against the […]

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Microsoft releases a final 170 MB Windows 8 Update before GA

After releasing updates for the default Windows Store Apps in Windows 8 recently, Microsoft is all set to release a final update via Windows Updates, for the new operating system, before its General Availability. General Availability Cumulative Update for Windows 8 This […]

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More Windows Vista SP2 Languages Released to Windows Update

The first wave of languages (English, German, French, Spanish, and Japanese) was made available in May 2009, on Windows Update at that time. Today, Microsoft is releasing the remaining languages for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 SP2 to Windows […]