Users face looming Windows XP SP2 retirement

Users face looming Windows XP SP2 retirement

Half of the enterprise computers running the aged Windows XP operating system are still relying on the soon-to-be-retired Service Pack...

May 31st, 2010 Gregg Keizer

Windows 7 SP1 to end XP downgrade rights

Windows 7 SP1 to end XP downgrade rights

The clock is ticking on the demise of some downgrade rights for Windows 7, according to an industry analyst with...

May 10th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

Microsoft to release Vista SP2 beta this week

Microsoft to release Vista SP2 beta this week

Microsoft said last Friday that it would deliver the beta of Windows Vista Service Pack 2 (SP2) this coming week...

October 26th, 2008 Gregg Keizer

Patch Tuesday focuses on Microsoft Office fixes

Patch Tuesday focuses on Microsoft Office fixes

Microsoft is fixing a flaw in its Excel program that had been exploited by attackers for the past two months...

March 11th, 2008 Robert McMillan

Windows Server 2008 or SP1: Which is it?

Windows Server 2008 or SP1: Which is it?

To CIOs and IT executives used to waiting for the first "bug fix" release before adopting new server operating systems,...

February 24th, 2008 Diann Daniel

Microsoft plans autoupdate for Office 2003 users

Microsoft plans autoupdate for Office 2003 users

Microsoft Corp. Monday gave users of its Office 2003 application suite a 30-day warning that it will begin pushing the...

January 28th, 2008 Gregg Keizer

Hackers feast on Microsoft DNS server vulnerability

Hackers feast on Microsoft DNS server vulnerability

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEAttackers are trying to take advantage of a newly-disclosed vulnerability in several of Microsoft Corp.'s server products...

April 12th, 2007 Jeremy Kirk

Microsoft plans for Vista follow-up in 2009

Microsoft plans for Vista follow-up in 2009

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEWith Vista just out the door, Microsoft Corp. is now drawing up plans to deliver its follow-up...

February 11th, 2007 Robert McMillan

Microsoft releases 6 security updates

Microsoft releases 6 security updates

Microsoft Corp. has issued six security updates, fixing critical bugs in Windows components ranging from Internet Explorer to the Microsoft...

November 14th, 2006 Robert McMillan