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Outlook App Arriving with Windows RT 8.1 Update

Microsoft announced this week that the Microsoft Outlook e-mail program will be part of a free Windows RT 8.1 upgrade coming this year.

New Windows 8.1 Networking Features Outlined

Windows 8.1 will be available as a preview version at the start of Microsoft's Build developer event on June 26.

Pop Quiz: Windows Server 2012: Global Catalog Servers

Applies to the "Install and Administer Active Directory"objective of Exam 70-417.

It's In the Mail Part 1: Sending PowerShell Data via E-Mail

It is very easy to get a lot of information out of PowerShell. But sometimes it isn't as easy to get it where it needs to be.

SQL Server 2014 Announced at TechEd2013

Microsoft unveiled SQL Server 2014 on Monday and said the new version is designed with "cloud-first principles."

Pop Quiz: Windows Server 2012: Hyper-V VLANs

Applies to the "Configure Hyper-V" objective of Exam 70-417.

WMI CIM-plified Part 6: Tips and Tricks

Over the course of the last few lessons we've exploring the new world of the CIM cmdlets introduced in PowerShell 3.0.

Phishing Attack Uses Office Flaw as Entry Point

Trend Micro is reporting a sophisticated cybercrime ring that has already targeted and infected over 12,000 unique IP addresses worldwide with malware.

WMI CIM-plified Part 5: WSMAN Protocol

Next up in Jeff's six-part WMI series, he demonstrates how to call up WMI methods.

Pop Quiz: Windows Server 2012: Server Core Roles and Features

Applies to the "Configure Server Roles and Features" objective of Exam 70-417.

Monthly Windows Update Rollups Process Outlined

Microsoft this week released some insight on its "update rollups" process for Windows Server and Windows 8.

EMET 4.0 Security Tool Release Scheduled for End of Month

Microsoft will be releasing the Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) on May 28, a month after the free tool hit beta.

Office Web Apps Expanded Capabilities and Android Support Coming Soon

Microsoft announced on Tuesday a list of upgrades to its Office Web Apps, including adding Google Chrome browser support for mobile Android devices and improved collaboration capabilities, will be available soon.

WMI CIM-plified Part 4: Remote to Second PowerShell

The fourth part of the CIM cmdlets blog series focuses on creating a duplicate CIM session on a different PowerShell unit.

Pop Quiz: Windows Server 2012: Migration Tools

Applies to the "Install and Configure Servers" objective of Exam 70-417.

Survey: IT Putting In Overtime for Windows XP Migration

A VMware survey found that making the move from Windows XP to Windows 7 has mean weekend work for IT pros and downtime for end users.

WMI CIM-plified Part 3: Remote Systems Management

Remote systems management is where it gets interesting for CIM in PowerShell 3.0.

Pop Quiz: Troubleshooting SharePoint 2013

Applies to the "Maintain a Core SharePoint Environment" objective of Exam 70-331.

Microsoft Tablet Market Share Beats Estimates

Strategy Analytics, a research and consulting firm, reported first-quarter tablet market-share results this week in its "Global Tablet OS Market Share: Q1 2013" report.

Dell Exchange Migration Manager Update Announced

Dell announced this week an update to its Microsoft Exchange migration tool will arrive later this month.