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Slipstreamed Version of SharePoint 2010 SP2 Released

A slipstreamed version of SharePoint 2010 Service Pack 2 that supports Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 was released.

Microsoft Releases Desktop Optimization Pack 2014

A suite of six tools for IT, called Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) 2014, was released on Thursday.

Internet Explorer Zero-Day RCE Flaw Revealed

A new zero-day Internet Explorer flaw that has been seen to be used in limited online attacks, according to Microsoft.

Microsoft Warns of Uninstalling .NET Framework on Windows Server 2012

Older .NET Framework versions. should not be uninstalled on Windows Server 2012, according to Microsoft.

Report Cites Busy 2013 for Web App and POS Incidents

According to findings in the latest Verizon security report, the majority of security attacks last year related to Web app attacks and retailer point-of-sale (POS) breaches.

SharePoint 2013 SP1 Gets Rerelease

Service Pack 1 for SharePoint Server 2013 was quietly released by Microsoft sometime in the last week.

PowerShell Script Browser 1.0 Released

Microsoft's Script Browser 1.0, an add-in search tool that works with PowerShell's integrated scripting environment, was released by Microsoft last week.

Microsoft 'Custom Support' Costs for Windows XP Lowered

The ceiling price for Microsoft's Windows XP "custom support" has apparently been lowered.

Newest Microsoft Data Platform Producst Unveiled

Microsoft announced two new data platform products at an event in San Francisco on Tuesday -- the Microsoft Azure Intelligent Systems Service and the Analytics Platform System.

Volume License Subscribers' Windows 8.1 Update Released

Microsoft on Monday released Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry updates at its Volume License Service Center (VLSC).

Windows 8.1 Enterprise Improvements Discussed

Erwin Visser, general manager of Windows and Windows Phone Commercial Marketing, took some time in his busy Build conference schedule time to explain why Windows 8.1 is a good fit for enterprises.

Microsoft Releases Windows Server 2012 R2 Update

An update to Windows Server 2012 R2 was released to its tech service subscribers today.

New Exchange Operations Assessment App Announced

Tech firm Splunk announced its latest Microsoft Exchange Server performance, operations and security issues app will be released next month.

Office 0-Day Flaw Being Used in Active Limited Attacks

An unpatched vulnerability in Microsoft Word is currently being used in limited attacks according to Microsoft

Security Tips for Windows XP Stragglers

Microsoft on Monday offered some last-minute security advise for those who plan to still be on Windows XP after support ends.

Microsoft Criticized by Antivirus Maker for XP Support End

Free antivirus maker Avast had some harsh words for Microsoft's decision to end support for Windows XP in April.

SQL Server 2014 Ready for April 1 Release

Ahead of its April 1 release, SQL Server 2014 hit its RTM milestone this week.

WinSxS Cleanup To Be Automated in Windows 8.1

Microsoft's Component Store Cleanup utility will undergo improvements for Windows 8.1 users.

Active Directory Schema Extension for Windows Azure Previewed

A new custom schema extension capability for the Windows Azure Active Directory identity management service has been released by Microsoft.

SQL Server 2012 SP2 Arriving Sometime in 2014

Microsoft said that Service Pack 2 for SQL Server 2012 will be released "later this year."

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