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Quickly Connect to Windows VMs with RDP

You can quickly connect to an existing Windows Virtual Machine by navigating to the “Virtual Machine” blade in the Azure Portal. Once you are on the page, click the “Connect” button at the top of the page. It will prompt you to download an Remote Desktop Protocol (.rdp) file. After you click on it, then it will open the Remote...
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Every Possible Reason to Migrate to Windows Server 2019, in a Nut-Shell

It is not often that the IT infrastructure is even touched, due to the disruption caused by such projects. This sometimes leaves hardware deployed for decades. With Windows Server 2016 being relatively young, one would question the need to change to Server 2019 – we might have the answers needed to brave the migration. Slower migration habits on the server...
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Windows 7 Has Reached its EOL – But it Hasn’t Been Laid to Rest… Yet

Windows 7 reached such popularity that it took Windows 10 FOUR years to pass it in market shares. We are well aware that even today, Windows 7 is still being used by millions of users, making up roughly 26% of the chosen operating system on PCs. Microsoft attempted changing this, even offering free upgrades to Windows 10, but this didn’t...
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How to use the Outlook Out of Office Assistant

Summary This article describes how to use the “Automatic Replies (Out of Office)” and “Out of Office Assistant”. Note This feature is only available with an Exchange account that used by many organizations. Home users typically do not have the Exchange account. To enable Automatic Replies feature for non-Exchange account, please go to this section: How to enable Automatic Replies...
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How to Fix Windows 10 Update Assistant Vulnerability

Microsoft has released a new version of the Windows 10 Update Assistant in order to fix a local privilege escalation vulnerability. While there is no imminent threat, the only way to fix this vulnerability is to uninstall the program or download the latest version. The Windows 10 Update Assistant is a Microsoft program that helps you download and upgrade to the...
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Windows 7 end of Life

End of Support for Windows 7 is coming on 14 January 2020. That means your business will be vulnerable to malware and bugs, with no fixes on hand. Upgrade to Windows 10 and improve your productivity with a range of new features, designed for the modern workplace. Upgrade to Windows 10 Windows 10 gives your organization advanced security, deployment methods,...
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Bye Bye Windows 7

Are you ready to say Bye Bye to Windows 7? Microsoft has advised that as of 14th January 2020 there will no longer be any support for Windows 7. It is important to understand these changes, the impact to you, and the devices in your organization affected by it so that you can plan and budget accordingly. What does this mean...
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