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Microsoft Tools That Can Purge eDellRoot From Your Dell Computer

Last week we reported that Dell computers were being shipped with a security flaw similar to Lenovo’s “Superfish”. It involved a root certificate called eDellRoot. While Dell itself has released instructions on how to remove the certificate from its computers, Microsoft has come to the rescue by providing tools that will get rid of eDellRoot automatically.

How To Disable Microsoft's 'Spying' Service On Windows 10

When Windows 10 was released, many people were up in arms over the operating system’s ability to constantly track how users were interacting with it and would send that information back to Microsoft. With the first major update for Windows 10 that came out earlier this month, Microsoft has seemingly removed Diagnostics Tracking Service, also known as DiagTrack, which was responsible for the tracking. But it turns out the company has just renamed the service.

Microsoft Releases Update For Office Developer Tools For Visual Studio 2015

Microsoft has made its first update for Office Developer Tools For Visual Studio 2015 available along with a preview of some features developers can expect to see in the next round of improvements.

Microsoft Enhances Enterprise Mode For Internet Explorer 11

There are a lot of organisations that still have to run web apps made for Internet Explorer. Despite releasing its new Edge browser, Microsoft understands it needs to continue supporting Internet Explorer for some of its enterprise customers. That’s why it has made improvements to its Internet Explorer 11 Enterprise Mode tools.

Microsoft Releases New Windows Server 2016 And System Center 2016 Technical Previews

Microsoft has launched its latest technical previews of Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016 which caters to hybrid cloud datacentres. We have the list of new features added in this release.

You Can Now Get Visual Studio As A Cloud Subscription Service

Micosoft is now offering Visual Studio Professional and Visual Studio Enterprise as subscription services on a monthly or annual payment basis. The vendor has set up a new Visual Studio Marketplace where you can subscriptions which can be billed with Microsoft Azure cloud services.

Microsoft: IT Security Is Now A CEO-Level Issue

The IT security threat landscape has changed dramatically in recent years with attacks becoming more organised and targeted, especially in the enterprise space. CEOs can no longer just palm the problem off to the technical people in their organisations; they have to take responsibility for IT security within their businesses, according to Microsoft Australia CTO James Kavanagh.

Microsoft Lumia 950 And 950 XL: Australian Specs, Pricing And Availability

Microsoft showed off its new Lumia 950 and 950 XL smartphones, which were announced earlier in the year, at Ignite 2015 and we had a quick hands-on with the two Windows 10 devices. Here are the specifications, pricing and availability for both of the handsets.

Microsoft: You Can't Sacrifice The User Experience For Security

It’s the eternal struggle between workers and IT managers: employees want to have access to certain systems and applications that will make their jobs easier but IT managers, in a bid to protect their organisations from external security threats, will not allow it. While it is understandable that IT professionals want to lock down their environments as the threat landscape evolves, protecting the organisation shouldn’t make lives difficult for end-users, argues Microsoft.

Microsoft To IT Pros: Stand Up And Be Leaders In Your Organisations

IT professionals need to become leaders in their companies to promote change through the use of cloud and mobility technologies, according to Microsoft corporate vice-president for enterprise mobility Brad Anderson. He was the keynote speaker at Microsoft Ignite 2015 in the Gold Coast.

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