Month: February 2019

Why Windows 10 Application Compatibility is a Bigger Problem Now Than 5 Years Ago

It is easy to get caught up in Microsoft’s marketing message that tells us application compatibility with Windows 10 isn’t an issue any more. In fact, Microsoft claims that 99% of all Windows 7 applications run on Windows 10 — based on its extensive telemetry data. As an IT manager responsible for migrating tens or even hundreds of thousands of users to Windows 10, you want to believe it because it would make our life so much easier. We all drank the Kool-Aid.

A Large February Patch Tuesday is Warming Up For a Big Year for Microsoft

75 vulnerabilities addressed, critical updates for IE and Windows and a large number of patches to Microsoft’s development platform make this a substantial Patch Tuesday.