Microsoft Cuts Support For Major Products In January 2020

We know how big of a pain it can be for any business to have to change software. Employees are comfortable and businesses may have used the same product for years.

What You Need To Know About The 2019 Windows Server

The 2019 Windows Server continues with the power and security established in Windows Server 2016. However, we’re impressed with the new innovations to help businesses run more efficiently.

Shutting it down... with Microsoft's Windows 8

One of the biggest frustrations we have run across with the release of Windows 8 is how to shut it down.   It used to be fairly simple, but now it takes a series of hot-keys or find some magical area of the lower right portion of the [...]

Backing it up... with Microsoft's Windows 8

We recently received an email from a reader asking what seemed a relatively simple question:  "How do you perform a complete system backup in Windows 8?"

The immediate answer that came to mind was, "click on the Windows key, and type [...]

Windows 8 Part 2

Lots of talk about Windows 8 recently (not surprisingly). As I blogged earlier, I am a fan, but there are considerations that need to be considered when determining if you want to move to the new OS.

Windows 8 Is Great!

So, Windows 8 is out, and Microsoft is making their big push to make us all aware of it and hoping we all love it. I've been using it a bit, and certainly reading all of the various reviews, and I have to both agree, and disagree with what [...]

Goodbye Windows SBS - Hello Windows Server 2012 Essentials

This is the final year that Microsoft will be selling its SBS server, a product tailor made to the needs of the 36 million or so small businesses (up to 25 users and 50 devices) which needed a cost effective method for deploying a [...]

What is Windows RT?

Pre-orders have begun for the Microsoft Windows RT tablet. However, the Windows 8 tablets are not yet available. But wait... isn't Windows RT windows 8? Well, yes, sort of.

Windows 8 Upgrades

This question comes up every time Microsoft releases a new version of Windows - Do I upgrade, or not?

It's a Zombie (server) Apocalypse!

Well, zombies are very popular right now, and it only was a matter of time before someone figured out how to link Zombies and IT. Well, it happened! An article entitled Zombies Are Killing Your Bottom Line actually turned out to be a [...]