Windows 10

Migrate from Windows 7 to Windows 10 Before It’s Too Late: Everything You Need to Know!

Out-dated operating systems such as the beloved Windows 7, may still be functional but leave your company vulnerable. It is inherently risky to continue running Windows 7 and much safer to migrate to Windows 10 before it is too late.

Big, complex Patch Tuesday for Windows, critical updates for Adobe and Edge

This month, Microsoft delivers a big, complex series of updates to Windows, Azure and Edge. With 88 vulnerabilities addressed and four made public, we see “Patch Now” recommendations for both browsers, Windows and Adobe.

Critical updates to IE and Windows make for an urgent May Patch Tuesday

With 79 reported CVE vulnerability entries and two advisories from Microsoft, this is a big update for Windows this month. With this May Patch Tuesday update cycle, we are seeing reported issues in Remote Desktop Services (RDS), DHCP and the core graphics GDI Windows component.

April brings massive updates to Windows and critical updates to both browsers and Adobe Flash

The old adage about April being the cruelest month looks to be true with this hefty and significant update to all of Microsoft’s platforms.

New Application Readiness Partner Zaptz: Interview

Application Readiness is delighted to announce we’ve teamed up with Zaptz Pty Ltd. Tasmania-based Zaptz will incorporate Readiness technology into their suite of proprietary products which automate Microsoft Server application migrations for their global customer base. I had a chance to speak with Zaptz’s Business Development Leader Stephen Burke about the most important factors he …

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Urgent Updates for Windows and IE for March Patch Tuesday

This is a big month for Microsoft updates. With 64 reported vulnerabilities addressed in this month’s Patch Tuesday release, the focus is on the two zero-days for Microsoft Windows. Both Windows 7 and Windows 10 platforms are affected, leading to a “Patch Now” recommendation for both Windows and browser updates.

A Great Start to Patching in 2019

After a busy year of patches and real challenges to the quality of the update process, Microsoft has delivered a “mild” January Patch Tuesday that addresses 47 unique vulnerabilities. This month, we have one publicly reported vulnerability (CVE-2019-0579) that addresses a problem with the Microsoft JET engine. No critical updates for Adobe (really!) and a …

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An Easy October Patch Tuesday

Well, it was great to have a little break from posting on the Patch Tuesday Debugged blog. Since the kids are now back at school, it’s time to get back to understanding the impact of Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday update cycle on our desktop and server systems. For this October Patch Tuesday, we see a relatively …

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An Easy Update for December Patch Tuesday

The primary concern for this month are the updates to IE and Edge, but a handful of others warrant attention, too.

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.