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Rabia comes from a solid IT background and has been writing professionally about Microsoft products and other technology for four years. Rabia has also written for OnMSFT.com as well as Windows Report. She is always up to date on the latest trends in the IT Industry and has done extensive research in the data science industry.


Lenovo Announces New Microsoft Pluton-Powered ThinkPads with AMD Ryzen 6000 CPUs

Microsoft unveiled its Pluton security processor back in November 2020, which is designed to make CPUs more secure by protecting PCs from the most sophisticated types of attacks. At CES 2022, Lenovo announced its Ryzen 6000-powered ThinkPad Z-series laptops, including the Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 and Z16.   The new Lenovo ThinkPads are the first Windows…

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Microsoft Releases Out-Of-Band Windows Server Update To Fix Remote Desktop Issues

Microsoft has released new out-of-band patches for Windows Server to fix some issues with Remote Desktop caused by the December Patch Tuesday updates. According to the release notes, this update addresses a Remote Desktop bug that was triggering performance issues as well as preventing users from connecting to the server. “Microsoft is releasing Out-of-band (OOB)…

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Microsoft Teams to Tackle Meeting Fatigue with New “Hide Your Own Video” Feature

Microsoft Teams is set to introduce a new feature that may help users reduce meeting fatigue and distractions. This new feature will let users hide their own video feeds from the meeting stage, while still keeping their video available for other meeting participants. “Currently, it is not possible to hide your own video on the…

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What’s New in Microsoft Teams – December 2021

Microsoft has published a monthly round-up of all the features added to its Teams collaboration service in December 2021. This time around, the biggest improvements include End-to-end encryption (E2EE) support, Teams Rooms updates, a new SIP Gateway service, Teams-certified devices, and much more. New features for Microsoft Teams meetings First up, Microsoft has made some…

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Top Petri News Posts of 2021

Microsoft unveiled a slew of new consumer and enterprise-focused products and services in 2021. It’s been a big year for the company with the most significant announcements such as Windows 11, Teams 2.0, a new Visio web app, and an affordable Windows on Arm development kit. Here’s a look at everything you need to know….

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Microsoft Delivers Emergency Fix For Exchange Y2K22 Bug

Microsoft has released an official fix for the “Y2K22” bug that was previously preventing on-premise Exchange servers from sending emails. This issue started at midnight on January 1st, 2022, and it was causing emails to get stuck in transport queues due to a date check failure in the FIP-FS anti-malware scanning engine. The Microsoft Exchange Y2K22…

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Google Confirms Microsoft Teams Bug Can Block Emergency Calls on Android 9 and Lower

Google has started sending out emails recommending users install the Microsoft Teams update as soon as possible to fix a bug that was preventing some Android devices from making emergency calls. The company previously stated that this issue only impacts all users with Android 10 and above, but it has now confirmed that the emergency…

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Apache Releases Log4j Version 2.17.1 to Patch New Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

Last month, a security researcher discovered a new zero-day exploit in the Apache Log4j Java-based logging library that threat actors could abuse to execute malicious code on affected systems. Apache has released a new update (Log4j version 2.17.1) this week that aims to address the remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability in v2.17.0. For those unfamiliar,…

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Microsoft Teams Meetings Get New Raise Hands Order Feature

Microsoft Teams has released a new update that brings some improvements to the raise-hand feature in meetings. As pointed out by Microsoft MVP Cameron Dwyer on Twitter, the Teams desktop client now allows meeting organizers to view the numerical order in which the participants have raised their hands. The Microsoft Teams desktop app introduced the…

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Microsoft Edge Canary Brings Back Legacy Edge Follow RSS Feeds Option

Microsoft has started working on a new followable web feature for its Edge browser that will let users subscribe to their favorite publishers and creators across the web. The RSS tracking option was first spotted by Reddit user u/Leopeva64-2, and it’s now live for select Insiders in the latest Canary versions of Microsoft Edge. With this…

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