In one of my latest blogs Security in 2013 – the way forward? I mentioned that I have two slides showing the evolution of Windows in the light of the evolving threat landscape and the evolution of the Internet. I got some requests for this deck.
Therefore I posted it on my Downloads page. You . . . → Read More: Windows Security Evolution
I would like you to sit back, close your eyes and think about the year 2001. Think about how you used technology back then, how you used the Internet. Now, let’s take it a little bit further back in history and think of the year 2000. Just after we realized that the Year-2000-Problem was handled . . . → Read More: 10 Reasons to migrate off Windows XP
I know, that’s the second time now I am doing this comparison thingy and I promise that I will stop again and deliver you a cool tool as the next post but I read this article: Why I’ve finally had it with my Linux server and I’m moving back to Windows – be sure that . . . → Read More: Moving from Linux to Windows
Sorry but you do not get a date (I do not have one either). I was just reading an article on Bink.ru with a nice representation of the Windows timeline
On March 24th, we got the certificate for the Common Criteria certification for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 on EAL 4+.
Here are the certified products: http://www.commoncriteriaportal.org/products/ and here you find the certificate.
A great job by the team – congratulations!
You might have seen this experiment but it is absolutely astonishing. A guy called Andy from Scotland tested the upgrade path from Windows 1 through to Windows 7. 10 minutes worth investing if you want to get some nostalgic feelings:
Here is the original blog post: Chain of fools : Upgrading through every version . . . → Read More: Upgrading from Windows 1 to Windows 7
An year ago we launched Microsoft Security Essentials. I remember the day as I was looking at the Twitter stream to see the overall reactions and they were simply great! Further on, when I travelled, the main complaint I heard in some countries was: “Why do we not have it?” and it is a fair question. . . . → Read More: One year free anti-malware and what we learned
I once wanted to text Windows 7 XP Mode on my notebook or my home PC but unfortunately I failed as both CPUs do not support Hardware Assisted Virtualization (HAV).
Now, we released an update for Windows 7 64bit systems to remove this requirement: Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB977206). This could . . . → Read More: Run Windows 7 XP Mode on CPU’s without virtualization
Well, you know, fairly often when I look at showcases I am a little bit disappointed I have to admit. Mainly because the technology which is shown is really cool and I would love to leverage it – just it works in the US only. Or better, it works across the globe but the data . . . → Read More: Azure Showcase: The Eye on Earth
If you are a regular reader of my blog, you might have been surprise today – but yes, it is still my blog
From time to time I am looking into different ways of doing things. I ran my blog until now on SharePoint 2007 and an extension I found on Codeplex, which is . . . → Read More: Migrating My Blog