Category Archives: Networking


Microsoft confirmed that "Visual Studio 2012 RTM will not install on a pre-release versions of Windows 8 or Windows Server 2012." "Customers installing Visual Studio 2012 RTM on pre-release versions of Windows 8 or Windows Server 2012 may see the following error after launching the setup application: The .Net Framework installed on this machine does […]

On Tuesday July 10, Microsoft released nine security bulletins - three of which deemed Critical-class and six Important - addressing 16 issues in Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, Visual Basic for Applications, and Microsoft Office.The six bulletins dubbed Important-class issues touching on Windows, Visual Basic for Applications, and Office, including SharePoint and Office for Mac.MS12-043 (Microsoft […]

Microsoft's Channel9 posted a couple of short videos on the "Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Extensible Switch," series, aimed for architects, software engineers and developers who are designing and building extensions to the Hyper-V Extensible Switch.In this first video, Microsoft software design engineer Claire Mitchell introduces the viewer to the basic architecture and concepts as a […]

The near-final Release Candidate of Windows Server 2012 is now serving up all search results worldwide. Microsoft describes a few of the features of Windows Server 2012, and their effect on the Bing Service, and why "Bing is adopting and deploying Windows Server 2012 as fast as they can," because Windows Server 2012 is […]

Back in 2010, Microsoft Research shared details about a project called "HomeOS," a home automation service when coupled with smartphones and cloud services (by using Project Hawaii and Windows Azure), makes the smart home a reality for the rest of us."HomeOS provides users and developers with a PC-like abstraction. It presents network devices as peripherals, […]

Microsoft uploaded three new videos on TechNet Edge demonstrating various Windows Server 2012 (formerly Windows Server "8") features:In the first video, Managing Hyper-V in PowerShell for Windows Server "8" Beta, Eric Bahna, Sr. Program Manager from the Windows Server team talk about managing Hyper-V environments using PowerShell in Windows Server "8" Beta.He cover what's new […]

Microsoft today published a series of videos of about Windows 8 Consumer Preview. In the first video below, Tami Reller, cfo and cmo, Windows and Windows Live, talks about the business features of Windows 8 Consumer Preview.Video: What Windows 8 Consumer Preview Means for Your BusinessJensen Harris, Director of Program Management for Windows User Experience […]

On January 20, Billy Anders, a group program manager on Windows devices and networking team, authored a blog post sharing the work done to Windows 8's wireless networking for both mobile broadband and Wi-Fi networks to make it easy for you to use 3G and 4G connectivity along with Wi-Fi.""Typically, mobile broadband devices come with […]