Internet Explorer – Out of Band Security Update

The security of our products is an important matter for us at Microsoft. In order to support you to optimum effect in the secure operation of your IT infrastructure, Microsoft has released an unscheduled security update. We only ever issue unscheduled security updates for important reasons. If you are using Microsoft Internet Explorer version 6,…


Webcast Series – Migrating from IE6 to IE8

A webcast series, level 300, “Migration from IE6 to IE8” is being offered until the end of March 2010. The webcasts will show what tools are available to you, plus the effort needed to migrate your environment to Internet Explorer 8. Find a suitable date and time for you to view the webcast from the…


Bing Add-on for Firefox

If your are using Firefox, the Microsoft Search Team have developed an add-in to allow you to make your default search engine Bing. You can download it from https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/10434 The add-on has already over 488’000 downloads!  


Out of Band Security Release – 28 July 2009

The Security of our Customers and Partners is important to Microsoft . The be able to efficiently operate your IT Infrastructure, Microsoft will issue an Out-of-Band Security Update today, 28 July, at about 19:00 Central European Time. Products covered are all currently supported versions of Internet Explorer and Visual Studio. Pre-Alert Information: Microsoft Security Bulletin…


TechNet Event: Security under Windows with Forefront, Internet Explorer 8 and Windows 7

Windows and Security are definitively not unknown word-pairs With the Forefront Product family and Windows 7, you are fully armed to provide a secure Windows Desktop. This TechTalk will give the the information you need to be successful, without a lot of work, to develop and deploy you Business Security Policy and keep your desktops…


Internet Explorer 8 – When will it be on Windows Update?

If you are wondering what the timelines are for Internet Explorer 8 release via Windows Update are, well, today we announced on the IE blog that users with IE 6 and IE 7 will get it pushed in the 3rd week of April 2009. The install will be opt-in. On Windows XP and Server 2003,…


Special Swiss Internet Explorer 8 Add-Ons

  Special Swiss Add-Ons for Internet Explorer 8 are now available. Accelerators, Web Slices and Search Providers from Ricardo.ch, Local.ch and Tilllate.ch can be downloaded from here. There are also Videos showing their functionality.


Internet Explorer 8 is Released

Today at Microsoft’s MIX conference, during the keynote address, Dean Hachamovitch announced that Internet Explorer 8 has been released. To see what is new, visit http://www.microsoft.com/windows/internet-explorer/features/overview.aspx This is for Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008. If you’re testing the Windows 7 Beta, the next Windows Update will include a specially…


Windows 7 Beta Updates

Overnight, a few updates for Windows 7 Beta build 7000 have been released on Microsoft Update and Windows Update. One of the updates is a patch for Internet Explorer 8, to give it some of the stability updates that have been released in Internet Explorer 8 Release Candidate (RC). The previously released IE 8 RC…


Stop Living in the Past

An interesting community movement has started to take root: Stop Living in the Past. The movement wants users who are using Internet Explorer 6 to finally upgrade to the latest Microsoft browser and stop using the outdated “dinosaur” browsers. The movement was initially kicked off by Norwegian Newspapers who no longer wanted to support outdated…