The Importance of Compatibility: Microsoft Shifting to Single Operating System

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Cloud Computing Company Gadgets Mobile The Future Trends Apple Google microsoft Microsoft Windows Satya Nadella Windows We love technology trends at CTO Vision. Trends like user empowerment, the convergence of the cyber and physical worlds, enhanced cloud computing, advances in managing big data, and a persistent environment of cyber insecurity shape the present and future of technology in complex and consequential ways.

the future of the Operating System - LinuxCon 2015 keynote

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The Future of the Operating System. What is an Operating System ? Operating Systems & Apps Over Time. OS in 1960s • IBM OS/360 – First OS that kept track of system resources (program, memory, storage) • CTSS – Introduce scheduling • Univac Exec 8, Burrows MCP, Multics. OS in 1995 - 2005 • Browser becomes gateway to Internet applications • Desktop ruled by Windows • Linux emerges as the “OS of the Internet” • LAMP Stack.

Reset Windows 10 1803 Fix Operating System Related Issues

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Windows 10 1803 comes with an option to reinstall the OS with or without removing the personal files from the device. There could be many reasons to reset or reinstall or rebuild windows 10 […]. The post Reset Windows 10 1803 Fix Operating System Related Issues appeared first on SCCM Intune Real World Enterprise Experience Blog by Anoop C Nair. Windows 10 featured Re-provision Windows 10 1803 Rebuild Windows 10 1603 Reset Windows 10 1803

Even Windows XP Got a Patch

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The big question surrounding the vulnerability – besides how much vulnerable information it provided hackers – was whether or not Microsoft would provide assistance to Windows XP users, as the company officially stopped providing technical support for the operating system a few weeks ago. Regarding Windows XP, Microsoft’s report states that an update for the operating system is available today. By ShannonPerry.

This is the End: Windows XP

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We knew this day would come – when Windows XP, the twelve-year-old operating system for Windows, stops receiving technical support from Microsoft. While the transition does not mark the death of Windows XP necessarily , as you can still choose to use whatever operating system you want, it does mean that Microsoft will no longer provide security patches for XP to address new vulnerabilities. By ShannonPerry.

TechNet Radio: (Part 8) Hyper-V from a VMware Admin’s Perspective - Supported Guest Operating Systems

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In this installment of our "Hyper-V from a VMware admin's perspective" series, Keith Mayer and Andy Syrewicze discuss support for guest operating systems in Hyper-V. Tune in as they go in depth on supported server and client operating systems as well demo for us how Linux is supported in Hyper-V. [ 5:08 ] What does “supported” mean in terms of Guest Operating Systems on Hyper-V? [

Windows 10 Evidences Transitions at Microsoft

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When Microsoft released Windows 8 two years ago, its massive departure from its predecessor made a big splash in the technology community. Announced in a blog post dated 30 September 2014, Windows 10 appears to have re-adopted many features of Windows 7, Windows 10’s grandfather.

Olly, A Robot Assistant with Personality

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For example: tell it a general goal of helping you read more books in the month — and then it will set about prompting you at (hopefully) opportune moments when it thinks you might have a window in your busy schedule to sit down and read. The operating system is based on Android.

The cloud will absorb Windows (and the rest)

David Linthicum

InfoWorld's Eric Knorr has made the compelling point that perhaps Microsoft should get out of the Windows business and instead focus on the public cloud. In the 1990s, I reviewed client operating systems that included Windows 95, Windows NT, OS/2, and about a dozen versions of Unix. The past focus on client operating systems, then on mobile operating systems, was perhaps a misplaced effort.

Windows cracks under data access demands

Computer Weekly

The operating system fights for survival as workers demand cross-platform access to corporate data

Truly Useful Artificial Intelligence Tools You Can Use Today

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Designed for Windows mobile but now on Android and a limited version runs on Apple iOS. Soar is a general cognitive architecture for developing systems that exhibit intelligent behavior. Simplifies multi-agent system development. Protege : A free, open-source ontology editor and framework for building intelligent systems. Skycatch : Software for fully autonomous aerial systems.

Adaptiva: OneSite – Advanced IT Systems Management Software

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It provides system administrators with the ability to run SCCM from a single site with no DPs for distribution, and no impact to business WAN traffic. OneSite solves the complexities of large-scale systems management by extending the functionality of Microsoft System Center Con. Communications Companies Company GreenIT Companies Adaptiva microsoft OneSite operating system System Center Configuration Manager WAN Wide area network Windows XP

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5 Steps to Deploying Windows 8 with System Center 2012 Service.

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Be an Early Expert on Windows Server 2012, Hyper-V Server, System Center 2012, Azure and Windows 8. Hyper-V.nu - Powered by System Center. System Center 2012. Windows 8. Windows Azure. Windows Server 2012. 5 Steps to Deploying Windows 8 with System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 - Migration and Deployment - Part 3 of 19. 5 Steps to Deploying Windows 8 with System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 - Migration and Deployment - Part 3 of 19.

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6 uncertainties that will shape the future of mobile operating systems

Trends in the Living Networks

I began by looking at the mobile operating system landscape, showing the forecasts recently made by Gartner, as below. I would not make the same forecasts for a number of reasons, however Gartner’s figures are a reasonable stab at what mobile operating system shares might be.

Windows Azure Host Updates: Why, When, and How

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Windows Azure’s compute platform, which includes Web Roles, Worker Roles, and Virtual Machines, is based on machine virtualization. It’s the deep access to the underlying operating system that makes Windows Azure’s Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) uniquely.( Windows Azure read more ).

Step-By-Step: Enabling Hyper-V for use on Windows 10

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Windows 8 was the first Windows client operating system to include hardware virtualization.( Step-By-Step SuSE Windows Server 2012 R2 Windows 8.1

Meltdown patch causes problems for Windows 7

IT Manager Daily

Windows operating systems are affected by the patch released to fix the Meltdown software bug. Threat: Windows 7 x64 and Windows 2008 R2 x64 systems that have installed the patch for Meltdown, which was released in January, are vulnerable to a kernel memory flaw. Damage risk: The vulnerability would allow an attacker to read from and write to the entire contents of system memory.

Windows 8.1 - Unable to "Copy Recovery Partition" when building Recovery Drive?

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After upgrading to Windows 8.1, By building a new Recovery Drive, you’ll have an easy way to perform a system Reset / Refresh with the Windows 8.1 operating system bits, if needed to recover from an unbootable system situation down the road. Windows 8.1

Top 3 Common Windows Errors And How To Troubleshoot

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Microsoft's Windows is one of the most popular operating systems for computers, alongside the Linux and Apple's Mac OS. This operating system offers a lot of handy features, which help users to do work better, faster and more efficient. It has been downloaded and activated on million devices, including desktop and laptop. However, users reported they often encounter a few

Microsoft: Windows 10 S not affected by any 'known ransomware'

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In a blog post, Microsoft called Windows 10 S its "latest and most hardened operating system," and explained how it protects users against ransomware and other threats

Microsoft Unveils Windows 10 for Qualcomm Chips, a Blow to Intel

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is creating a version of the Windows 10 operating system that will run on laptops powered by Qualcomm Inc. Microsoft Corp. chips, a move that could erode Intel Corp.’s s dominance in PCs and help the software maker gain a bigger foothold in mobile computing. Read More. Microsoft Mobility

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Do you have a plan for moving from Windows XP?

Eric D. Brown

Are you still running Windows XP in your organization? Did you realize support has ended for the operating system? Hopefully by now, you’ve heard or read that Windows XP has been set to end-of-life by Microsoft. Have these SMB’s migrated off of Windows XP?

Security and Windows 10 Will Cross Paths for Enterprises

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But optimism came in the form of Microsoft as word began to spread that the company had solved the problems they experienced with Windows 8/8.1 and that Windows 10 was better than the Enterprise could have imagined. This year, two of 2014’s biggest stories will intersect as security and Windows 10 prepare to re-shape the Enterprise. Windows 10. Microsoft seems to have figured out why IT did not make the move to Windows 8/8.1, By Deepak Kumar.

Utilizing Windows Deployment Services in Windows Server 2012 R2

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Windows Deployment Services (WDS), a service found in Microsoft's Windows Server 2012 R2 offering , enables IT professionals with the ability to deploy Windows operating systems via a network-based installation. Operating systems deployed.

Step-by-Step: Offline VM Template Servicing with Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V and PowerShell

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Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V provides the ability to easily export sysprepped virtual machines as reusable VM templates for quickly provisioning new VMs in an on-premises datacenter or on the Windows Azure cloud platform.

Ditching Windows Server 2003 is Necessary if Not Easy

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million instances of the old server operating system. Insight warns of key things to consider for migration of the 23.8 Read More. Blades Featured Microsoft

Install Guide: How To Run Windows 10 On Your Mac Computer

IT Toolbox

The primary operating system on your computer is Mac OS, but sometimes, you might need to work with Windows. So, what is the best solution to handle this situation

Best of TechEd 2013: Windows Azure - New Choices and Flexibility.

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Be an Early Expert on Windows Server 2012, Hyper-V Server, System Center 2012, Azure and Windows 8. Hyper-V.nu - Powered by System Center. System Center 2012. Windows 8. Windows Azure. Windows Server 2012. Stop VM via Windows PowerShell.

Why R2? Step-by-Step: Automated Tiered Storage with Windows Server 2012 R2

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This month, my team of fellow IT Pro Technical Evangelists are publishing a series of articles on Why Windows Server 2012 R2? This article has been updated now that Window Server 2012 R2 is generally available.

The Problem That CIOs Have With Windows Software

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Windows software can be a gateway for bad people to gain access to your company Image Credit: Alexander Popov. How much Microsoft windows software is being used at your company? These Microsoft APIs are everywhere in their software products, operating systems, and tools.

Choosing Windows for your organization should get you fired

Network World

In the wake of yet another ransomware attack—this time named NotPetya —I have a special message specifically for those of you working in organizations that continue to run Microsoft Windows as the operating system on either your servers or your desktops: You are doing a terrible job and should probably be fired. . If you haven’t yet replaced Windows, across the board, you absolutely stink at your job. Windows.

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Windows 10 Tips: Managing Universal Apps in an Enterprise Setting

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Windows 8.1, Love it or hate it, was intended to be both a desktop and device operating system. Regardless of how you feel about Windows 8.1, tutorial Step-By-Step Windows 8.1

The Windows 10 Anniversary Update for IT Pros

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Next week Microsoft will release the second major update for Windows 10 and there are some updates in this release to consider if you are an IT Pro and considering a migration to Microsoft’s year old operating system. During the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference a couple of weeks ago, Microsoft

The Browser as an application platform : spf13.com

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t the operating system, nor is it adobe air,net or java, itâ??s s promised mission, the underlying operating system wouldnâ??t Wanna write a application that works on everything from Mac, windows, Linux, beos, iOS, android, webos, etc; write it for the browser.

New Windows XP patch: Microsoft issues extraordinary fix to protect PCs against next WannaCry

Tech Republic Security

To limit the number of machines at risk from self-replicating malware like WannaCry, Microsoft yesterday patched vulnerabilities on Windows XP and other unsupported operating systems