About AnandKhanse@TWC

Anand Khanse is the Admin of TheWindowsClub.com, a 10-year Microsoft MVP Awardee in Windows (2006-16) & a Windows Insider MVP. He enjoys following and reporting Microsoft news and developments in the world of Personal Computing & Social Media.

Microsoft unveils Windows Embedded 8.1, download Industry Release Preview now

At its Build 2013 conference, Microsoft not only announced the availability of Windows 8.1 Preview, but expanded the same to include intelligent solutions with the availability of Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry Release Preview. It will help ensure the tightest possible […]

Microsoft tweaks Windows Azure, shows developer opportunity on Windows

Microsoft showcased the developer opportunity to thousands of developers present physically and online in the keynotes delivered by Satya Nadella, President, Server and Tools Business and Steve Guggenheimer, Corporate VP of Developer Platform Evangelism. Microsoft announced the availability of its Cloud […]

Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview released; now available for download

Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview is now available for download from the TechNet Evaluation Center. To start the download, you will be required to first register. Once you have done this, you will be able to download the full-featured Preview, which […]

Bing Finance Tracker for Excel now available

Microsoft Office and Bing have come together to brig the power of live search data to your desktop, with the Bing Finance Tracker for Excel. Bing Finance Tracker for Excel The Bing Finance Tracker for Excel is available for free […]

Google joins hand with Spice to open an Android Nation store in India

Google has finally realized the importance of Indian middle class population and its growing acceptance to the Smartphones. According to a report, Google is planning to enter the Indian retail market with physical stores called Android Nation in partnership with Spice […]

Study reveals vulnerabilities in top 50 popular WordPress plugins

WordPress is the most popular blogging platform in use today. It powers more than 60 million websites and 18% of the Web. What makes it even better is the sheer number of plugins which improve upon its functionality and add to […]

Google AdSense is 10 years old

A decade ago, Google launched an ad program named as Google AdSense to help and support online publishers earn money by placing relevant ads on their websites. Today, the service acts as huge revenue generator for the company Fast-forward 10 […]

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Opt Out Of PRISM website launched; recommends alternative software & services

PRISM is a $20 million data collection program, where many US-based Internet companies like Google Facebook, Yahoo, PalTalk and other bigwigs like Apple and Microsoft have leaked their users information to the National Security Agency & FBI organization of the US […]

Microsoft Windows Embedded Compact 2013 now available

Microsoft has made Windows Embedded Compact 2013 available now. The new offering from Microsoft that is optimized for building small-footprint industry devices , the company’s operating system optimized for building small-footprint industry devices include powerful tools and capabilities — including […]

Microsoft India announces appointment of Karan Bajwa as Managing Director

Microsoft India has announced the appointment of Karan Bajwa as the new Managing Director of its sales and marketing group (SMSG) in the country. Karan Bajwa is currently the head of the enterprise business in India. The present Managing Director Sanket […]

Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 Preview Upgrade Policy revealed

With the release of the Windows 8.1 preview being around the corner, Microsoft has decided to go public about how the Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 Preview upgrade will work.  Microsoft Senior Product Marketing Manager Michael Niehaus, during a TechEd session […]

Microsoft releases Infographic tracking Evolution of the IT Pro

Computing has evolved exponentially in recent years and so has the computing power. Those responsible for this evolution are the IT professionals. They have played an important role in the development of computing throughout. If PC computing is alive and […]

Malware to combat malware could become legally available

If it was up to the American “Intellectual Property Commission”, malware could soon be used to legally combat intellectual property theft. In their 84-page report the independent organization demands the usage of techniques that usually can be found in ransomware, […]

Microsoft launches Get2Modern Contest

Microsoft never misses an opportunity when it comes to convincing Windows users to upgrade to Windows 8. As an attempt, the software giant has organized the so-called ‘Get2Modern Contest‘. The idea is to get SME’s from select Asian countries to […]


Microsoft warns you to stay away from these PDF files

A common way of infecting computers with malware is by exploiting software vulnerabilities. These days Java and Adobe Flash are always in the news for these very reasons. What is not so commonly know, that at one point in time, […]

Apple tops, Microsoft 7th in Brandz 100 Most Powerful Brands List

The eighth annual BrandZ list of the world’s most valued brands sees Apple topping the list of world’s most valuable global brands. The list puts Microsoft – the software giant in seventh place, down two places from last year. Most […]

Bitdefender Antivirus Free Adds More Features

Bitdefender Antivirus Free is a strong and lightweight free antivirus software for Windows. One of the features which was felt to be missing was the ability to quarantine suspicious or infected files. The free version has now received an update. […]

Surface Pro release dates for Europe announced

After confirming that the Surface Pro would be made available for the UK consumers after May 23rd, Microsoft has announced the releases schedule of its Windows 8 device for some remaining parts of Western Europe. The schedule of release for Surface […]

Fake Internet ads entice surfers to install rogue Flash Player

You may have experienced a situation, where a site may have asked you to install a third-party software like Adobe Flash Player or Silverlight, in order to be able to view a video. taking advantage of this familiarity factor, some […]

Global Botnet Visualizer keeps you up-to-date on Bot activity by the second

Launched late last month by Anubis Networks, Cyberfeed’s Global Botnet Visualizer is a service that tracks botnet behavior, growth, dispersion, live time and displays botnet connections per second and infected devices in the last 24 hours. This helps in getting […]

Internet Explorer 10 beats Chrome, Firefox, Opera at blocking malware

Yet another study has shown that Internet Explorer 10 beats its competitors when it comes to blocking malware. NSS Labs compared the built-in protection capabilities of Internet Explorer 10 with the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Opera browsers and concluded that […]

Chrome & Firefox browser extension that hijacks Facebook profiles found

Microsoft has been receiving reports from Brazil about a browser extension with malicious intent, that attempts to hijack the Facebook profile of the victim. The malware, Trojan:JS/Febipos.A, is being specifically targeted at Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox browsers. Once installed, […]

Microsoft Fix it to mitigate Internet Explorer 8 vulnerability released

Microsoft has released a Fix It solution, that will allow users to automatically fix the security vulnerability found recently in Internet Explorer 8. Microsoft Security Advisory 2847140 stated: This is a remote code execution vulnerability. The vulnerability exists in the […]