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Windows 10 April Update: How To Get It

Microsoft officially released the Windows 10 April 2018 Update (previously code-named "Redstone 4") on Monday, though actually accessing it is more complicated than a simple release date implies.

Microsoft Prepares To Roll Out Next Windows 10 Release

Microsoft is set to release the next semiannual channel version of the Windows 10 client, dubbed officially the "April 2018 Update," on Monday, April 30.

Microsoft Makes Room in Exchange for 500K Public Folders

Microsoft has once again increased the upper limit for public folders in Exchange Online.

Microsoft Locks Down Outlook Groups Privacy Settings

Microsoft is implementing a policy change that would make Outlook and SharePoint Online groups private by default, instead of public.

Performing Joins and Splits in PowerShell

Here's how to make your data more useful -- or even just more presentable -- using the Join and Split operators and the Split method.

Windows Server 2016 Gets Hyperconverged Infrastructure Management

Microsoft is testing a new capability that lets organizations use Windows Admin Center with Windows Server 2016 to manage hyperconverged infrastructure.

Microsoft Releases Secure Score, Attack Simulator and More at RSA

Microsoft announced a raft of security improvements at the RSA security conference last week affecting its Security Graph, Advanced Threat Protection ATP, Information Protection and Conditional Access products -- and more.

Spring Windows 10 Release To Allow Password-Free Sign-Ins

Microsoft is previewing a new passwordless sign-in feature based on FIDO2 that's expected to arrive with the Windows 10 spring release.

Understanding Background Jobs in PowerShell

Synchronous code execution is fine for small scripts, but for more time-consuming scripts, consider running your code in the background as a job. Here's how.

'Project Honolulu' Now Live as Windows Admin Center

The new "Windows Admin Center," previously codenamed "Project Honolulu," is now production-ready.

CPU Fixes for Spectre Variant 2 Roll Out from AMD

Chipmaker AMD recently issued microcode updates to its OEM partners that protect Windows 10 systems against Spectre variant 2 attack methods.

Storage in Spotlight with Latest Windows Server Preview

A new channel-release preview of Windows Server build 17639 released this week includes two new features: a so-called "Storage Migration Service" and improvements to the Storage Replica feature.

Microsoft To Update Azure Active Directory's Login Design

A new user interface for carrying out Azure Active Directory logins will take effect in June, Microsoft announced this month.

Microsoft Gives Guidance for Setting Up Hybrid Cloud Printing

Microsoft recently gave an overview of how to set up Hybrid Cloud Print, a Windows Server 2016 feature that can tap Azure Active Directory to enable printing for bring-your-own-device Windows 10 clients and domain-joined Windows 10 clients.

Intel's Spectre Patch Rollout Will Skip Some Processors

Intel's guidance publication for April indicates that it isn't planning to release microcode updates for some of its processors to prevent Spectre attack methods.

Microsoft Resurrects Windows 3.0's File Manager for Windows 10

The '90s-era File Manager that first debuted in Windows 3.0 can now be used on Windows 10 as an open source Visual Studio solution.

New Office 365 Connection Service Hits Preview

A new Web service that publishes network data endpoints that are used to connect to Office 365 services is now in preview.

Find Data in Excel Using PowerShell

For those times when converting Excel files to .CSV just doesn't make sense.

Microsoft Makes Its In-House AI Training Program Public

Microsoft is giving the general public access to artificial intelligence training courses that mirror its own internal AI education program.

Microsoft Takes Wraps Off 'Project VAST' for Security

Microsoft recently unveiled the newest addition to its security arsenal: Project VAST, a tool designed to surface security problems visually.

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