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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.


SonicWall Releases Patches for Critical Y2K22 Bug Affecting Email Security Products

SonicWall, the cyber-security provider has announced that the Y2K22 bug has affected some of its email security and firewall products. The company released new patches last week to address the issue, which has been causing junk box and message log updates failures since January 1, 2022. As the cyber-security firm explained, the SonicWall Y2K22 bug…

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PowerToys 0.53.1 Brings New Always On Top Tool and Web Search Plugin

Microsoft has released a new update for its PowerToys suite of tools this week. The latest update (version 0.53.1) brings a new Always on Top feature that allows power users to pin the active window so that it always stays on top of all other applications. The Always on Top tool is one of the…

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Microsoft Provides a Temporary Workaround for Outlook Search Issues on Windows 10

Microsoft has acknowledged a new issue that is currently preventing recent emails from appearing in Outlook search results. The bug was discovered following the release of the December Patch Tuesday updates last month, and it only impacts Windows 10, version 21H2 at the moment (via Bleeping Computer). The first bug reports surfaced on Microsoft Tech…

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Microsoft Defender for Endpoint Rolls Out Zero-Touch Onboarding Support to iOS Devices

Microsoft has announced its Defender for Endpoint solution has added support for zero-touch onboarding on iOS. This feature is now available in public preview, and it should enable IT administrators to quietly install the Microsoft Defender for Endpoint app on enrolled iOS devices without any user interaction. “With this new capability, enterprises can now deploy…

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Intel Announces 12th-Gen Mobile CPUs at CES

Intel has announced its 12th Gen Intel Core lineup of mobile processors at the CES 2022 event. The latest chips are built on Intel’s existing 12th Gen Alder Lake architecture, which has been available for desktop PCs since last year. The 12th-generation processors come with a new Intel Thread Director technology for better efficiency and…

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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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