Windows 11 2022 Update

Microsoft Unveils New Security Features for Windows 11, Microsoft Intune, and More

Microsoft held its Surface and AI event where the company unveiled several new security features and updates set to transform the digital landscape. With a commitment to a ‘security-first’ mindset, Microsoft is forging ahead with advancements in Windows 11, Microsoft Intune, Microsoft 365, and Microsoft Defender. “As we rapidly iterate and improve technology, it’s imperative...


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Microsoft Announces Windows 11 Fall Update With Copilot in Windows and New Cloud PC Features

Microsoft held a special event in New York yesterday where the company detailed new features coming to Windows on September 26. The highlight of this Windows 11 Fall update is Windows Copilot, which has been available in preview for Insiders since June. This update will also introduce new Cloud PC experiences with Windows 365 Boot…

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Windows 11 2022 Update

Microsoft to Add SMB NTLM Blocking Support to Windows 11

Microsoft has announced the release of a new Windows 11 Preview Build 25951 to the Canary Channel. This release comes with notable improvements to the Server Message Block (SMB) protocol, SMB NTLM Blocking, and SMB Dialect Management, offering practical enhancements in the realm of network security. The first major change that Microsoft highlighted today is…

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Windows 11 2022 Update

Microsoft Releases September 2023 Patch Tuesday Updates for Windows 11 and Windows 10

Microsoft released the September 2023 Patch Tuesday updates for Windows 11 and Windows 10 yesterday. The monthly updates were quite easy to miss yesterday as Apple’s iPhone 15 event pretty much dominated the news cycle, but there’s actually quite a lot to discuss this month. This month, Microsoft fixed a total of 65 vulnerabilities in…

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Microsoft to Drop Support for Third-Party Printer Drivers on Windows PCs

Microsoft is set to bid farewell to third-party printer drivers offered via Windows Update. This change, scheduled for a staggered rollout, will let printer manufacturers harness the UWP development framework to create Printer Support Apps available through the Microsoft Store. Microsoft explained that the upcoming change will eliminate the need for printer manufacturers to distribute…

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MSI Releases New BIOS Updates to Fix Unsupported Processor BSOD Errors on Windows 11

Microsoft recently acknowledged a technical hiccup causing Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) unsupported processor errors on Windows 11 and 10. To combat this issue, MSI has collaborated with Intel to release BIOS updates specifically aimed at their Intel 700 and 600 Series motherboards. In a recent blog post, MSI explained that it has worked with…

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PSA: Microsoft to Disable Older TLS Protocols in Windows

Microsoft is set to bids farewell to outdated Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.0 and 1.1 protocols in Windows. The company plans to drop support for the encryption protocols starting with Windows 11 Insider Preview Builds in September. Transport Layer Security (TLS) is a cryptographic protocol that ensures secure data transmission over a computer network. It…

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What is a Roaming User Profile on Windows?

Roaming profiles are a Windows feature that allows user profiles to be used across multiple workstations within a network. A user profile contains personalized application settings, desktop configurations, application preferences, and other user-specific data. In this article, I will show you how to deploy roaming user profiles in your Windows environment so that users have…

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What’s New in Windows Autopatch – August 2023

Microsoft has rolled out a series of Windows Autopatch enhancements designed to redefine how organizations approach updates and device management. The major highlights include a new Autopatch deployment guide, finely-tuned update controls, registry conflict detection, and support for self-serve device deregistration. Microsoft has created a new deployment guide that helps IT admins to plan their…

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First Ring Daily: Ahead of AI

On this episode of First Ring Daily, Brad Sams and Paul Thurrott discuss Microsoft’s upcoming special event on September 21, why AI could be a big part of it, and they also look back at an app that didn’t ship.

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