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Jason Lathrop

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. The newest version focuses the improvements around four key areas including security, application platform, hybrid cloud and hyper-converged infrastructure. Security Features Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection gets...

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Jason Lathrop

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 screen that will bring up the “Charms” menu.  From there you can...

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Jason Lathrop

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 ‘backup’ and it should be there!”  But as you may have found, when you...

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Jason Lathrop

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

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Jason Lathrop

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 I am reading.

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Jason Lathrop

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 Microsoft computing environment including Exchange for email as well as all the basic management tools needed for a computer network.

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Jason Lathrop

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.

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Jason Lathrop

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

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Jason Lathrop

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.

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Jason Lathrop

Well, the simple answer is YES. And NO. I suppose that bears a little...

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