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Microsoft 365 Apps to End Support for Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 in January

Microsoft is preparing to drop support for its Microsoft 365 apps on some older versions of Windows next year. The software giant has announced that Microsoft 365 apps will no longer support Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2008 R2 after January 10, 2023. The recent blog post follows Microsoft’s previous announcement made last...


Everything You Need to Know About Windows – January 2020

In January we finally said goodbye to Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1. Microsoft made its new Edge browser generally available, fixed a search bug in File Explorer, and started rolling out Calls in Your Phone for Windows 10 19H1 and newer.

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Microsoft April Updates Cause Issues for Some Users

Microsoft’s April updates for Windows cause performance and authentication issues for some users.

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Patch Tuesday – March 2019

This month sees Microsoft patch two zero-days in Windows 7 and critical bugs in Windows Deployment Services and DHCP.

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The Cloud Predictions for 2019

With 2019 right around the corner, Aidan makes a few predictions about what we will see in the year ahead.

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Happy 10th Birthday Hyper-V!

On February 19, 2003, Microsoft announced that the corporation has acquired a privately held virtualization vendor called Connectix. It might not have seemed like it then, but this acquisition was the genesis of something huge in the IT world, and I’m not limiting that to just Hyper-V.

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Getting the most out of Hyper-V Dynamic Memory

Dynamic Memory is not one-size-fits-all! Discover the many ways to use (or not use) Hyper-V Dynamic Memory in Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1.

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What Is Hyper-V Dynamic Memory?

Check out Hyper-V Dynamic Memory, a cool feature in Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1. Learn to increase the VM to host ratio and more in this overview!

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How to Enable Hyper-V Virtual Machine Processor Compatibility Mode

Doing some live migration? Learn to enable processor compatibility mode in Hyper-V to allow a VM to move between different gens of the same processor family.

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Using Hyper-V Virtual Machine Processor Resource Control

In this post, learn to use the virtual processor resource control settings to configure Hyper-V virtual machine reservations, limits, and weights.

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