This will be the final year of support for Windows 10 Mobile, Microsoft's beleaguered smartphone operating system.
The general rollout of the Windows 10 version 1809 upgrade, also known as the "October 2018 Update," resumed again on Wednesday, alongside the rereleases of upgrades to Windows Server 2019 and Windows Server version 1809 (the "semiannual channel" version).
If you manage just a few user accounts, you could get by with AD Users and Computers or the AD Administrative Center. But if you're in a large organization, you can use PowerShell to automate the identity management process.
Key Microsoft products, including Windows 7, are due to lose support next year.
A new "Reserved Storage" feature in the next major Windows 10 release will allocate about 7GB of a PC's storage space for OS updates.
Several reports are pointing the finger at Microsoft's most recent "update Tuesday" security patches for multiple Windows 7 problems.
Organizations using the Office 365 ProPlus productivity suite can now access a new preview of Microsoft's Office Client Policy Service.
Microsoft released a relatively light batch of security fixes for January's "update Tuesday," though they affect everything from Windows to Microsoft's browsers to the .NET Framework.
IT pros should prepare for some notable changes coming to Office 365 business subscribers this year, including 64-bit Office installs by default, an end to Triple Data Encryption (3DES) and default Microsoft Teams installs in some cases.
Microsoft this month enabled the ability to use session ID information in Exchange Online audit logs, giving IT pros another tool to better detect attacks.
Microsoft this week announced a pair of security and compliance offerings under the "Microsoft 365" branding that will become available next month.
A new resource for IT pros trying to find and troubleshoot problems on Microsoft Surface devices is now available.
The OpenSSH solution used for remote management is now a supported "Features on Demand" addition in both Windows 10 version 1809 and Windows Server 2019.
Microsoft's December patch rollout, issued this week, comprised an estimated 39 security fixes, plus one security advisory.
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