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Pop Quiz: Installing Windows 7: SCCM

Applies to the "Installing and upgrading client systems" objective of Exam 98-349.

Attacks Targeting Java and Android Devices Increased in 2013

Cisco's Annual Security Report, released this week, found that malware targeting Java made up 91 percent of all Web-based attacks last year.

Microsoft Releases Windows Azure Hyper-V Recovery Manager Service

Microsoft's Windows Azure disaster recovery service is generally available for use in production environments, according to an announcement made this week.

Windows XP Antimalware Support Extended to 2015

Microsoft will continue to provide antimalware support for Windows XP even after the OS hits its April product lifecycle end.

Pop Quiz: Native Windows Applications and Tools

Applies to the "Understanding operating system configurations" objective of Exam 98-349.

PowerShell Syntax Part 2: Square Brackets

In the second part of this three-part series, the Prof. PowerShell breaks down how brackets should and shouldn't be used.

Microsoft To Halt Security Essentials Support for XP Machines

Microsoft Security Essentials, the company's free antimalware software, will no longer be supported for Windows XP once official support ends on April 8.

Microsoft Offers Windows XP to Windows 8.1 Migration Assistance

A configuration "workaround" to Microsoft's latest deployment toolkit that could help some organizations make the move from Windows XP to Windows 8.1 was released on Thursday.

Pop Quiz: Exchange ActiveSync Remote Wipe

Applies to the "Maintain Windows clients and devices" objective of Exam 70-689.

Pop Quiz: Supporting BranchCache in Windows 8

Applies to the "Maintain resource access" objective of Exam 70-689.

Microsoft Working Overtime To Fix Windows XP Resource Hog Issue

Microsoft said it will be working through the holiday period to fix a Windows XP resource-hog problem that has affected some users for years.

Data Sourcing and Search Updates Arrive for Microsoft's Power BI

Microsoft late last week updated the preview version of Power BI for Office 365.

My Favorite PowerShell 4 Features (Part 2)

Prof. PowerShell is back again to share another batch of his favorite tweaks in the latest version of Powershell.

Mobile Devices Update for Office 365 Admin Apps Released

Microsoft on Thursday released the latest iOS- and Android-based versions of its Office 365 Admin apps for monitoring the status of Office 365 services.

My Favorite PowerShell 4 Features (Part 1)

Jeffrey Hicks runs down a few of his top reasons why you should be running the latest version of PowerShell.

Pop Quiz: Deploying the Windows Performance Toolkit

Applies to the "Design an installation and application strategy" objective of Exam 70-689.

Microsoft Releases 5 'Critical' Items in Last Patch of 2013

Microsoft on Tuesday released five "critical" and six "important" bulletin items addressing 24 different flaws found in Microsoft's line of software and services.

Microsoft Releases Exchange 2013 and Exchange 2010 Updates

Updates to Exchange 2013 and Exchange 2010 Service Pack 3 were released by Microsoft at the end of November.

Windows Azure Active Directory Group Management 'Preview' Capabilities Released

Microsoft this week has released a "preview" of two group management capabilities in Windows Azure Active Directory (WAAD).

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