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Windows 10

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

The latest Windows 10 release from Microsoft has now been “released”. I am using quotes around “released” as Microsoft now has a staged development program called the Windows Insider Program that allows testers and enthusiasts to get an early preview months before the full release of the operating system software. This means that we get more stable updates from Microsoft and better upgrade experiences for all users: developers, enthusiasts and IT pros alike.

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Patch Tuesday

Critical updates to Microsoft Office for October Patch Tuesday

This is an unusual October Patch Tuesday release from Microsoft. Normally, we would see a number of urgent critical updates from Microsoft for severe, massively damaging exploits in either Adobe Flash Player or several less severe but still urgent issues in both of Microsoft’s browsers. This month is different. No Adobe Flash Player updates. I repeat, no Flash updates.

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Patch Tuesday

September Patch Tuesday brings critical updates for Windows, Edge and .NET

September brings a relatively large patch profile for Microsoft with 76 reported vulnerabilities, three public disclosures (thank you, Google) and unfortunately one zero day exploit.

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App-V Application virtualization Virtualization

Virtualizing your software ‘estate’ – with App-V help from Readiness

Application Virtualization is a component of server and desktop operating systems (OS). It enables the user to separate or isolate the application that is running on the OS. It also represents a centralised delivery system for all of the virtualized apps by utilising streaming technology and optimising the delivery speed.

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Windows 10 migration with Application Readiness Windows 10

The Windows 10 Migration Effort

A few years ago, I founded a company called ChangeBase that developed a software product that helped assess and remediate compatibility challenges when migrating from Windows XP to Windows 7. ChangeBase was originally founded and developed to handle application packaging issues but when our team discovered the potential impact of moving applications from Windows XP to a more secure (by design) operating system – we knew that we could help.

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