How to Personalize Windows 8.1

Upon its release, Windows 8 proved controversial. Desktop and laptop users lamented the disappearance of the Start menu and disliked the new touchscreen-orientated interface. However, Windows 8.1 introduced a host of changes, including several new personalization...

Microsoft Security Patch Releases for August 2013

I wanted to inform you that Microsoft just released their August 2013 security patches yesterday. Even though your machines may be configured to download and install them automatically, it is always good to double check and make sure. If you are one of my managed...

Small Businesses Should Think About Upgrading Soon

11 years ago, in 2001, Microsoft introduced one of their most solid operating systems — Windows XP. They ended up releasing a Support Lifecycle policy so that there was more transparency and predictability for support of Microsoft operating systems and for other...