Microsoft Security Bulletin: April 2015 Release!

That time is upon us again when it’s time to review our servers and apply updates where needed.  Please see the details below for the list of security bulletins for this month.  This month we have 11 bulletins to consider. Bulletin ID Bulletin Title and Executive Summary Maximum Severity Ratingand Vulnerability Impact Restart Requirement KnownIssues…

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Microsoft Security Bulletin: December 2014 Release!

Welcome to yet another month of updates!  It’s pretty busy with quite a few updates this time around to keep you cracking up until the holiday break.  As things tend to wind down over the holiday break it’s a good time to make sure your servers and devices are up to date.  Please see the…

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Microsoft Security Bulletin: November 2014 Release!

Welcome to another month of updates!  This month there are quite a number of updates to consider so check out the table below and apply these where needed. Bulletin ID Bulletin Title and Executive Summary Maximum Severity Rating and Vulnerability Impact Restart Requirement Affected Software MS14-064 Vulnerabilities in Windows OLE Could Allow Remote Code Execution…

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Microsoft Security Bulletin: October 2014 Release!

Welcome to another set of updates for you to consider in your environments.  Sorry I’m a bit late with this one but here it is anyway. Bulletin ID Bulletin Title and Executive Summary Maximum Severity Rating and Vulnerability Impact Restart Requirement Affected Software MS14-056 Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2987107) This security update resolves…

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Microsoft Security Bulletin: July 2014 Release

Welcome to the first security bulletin of the new financial year!  The table below list the updates in order of severity.  Please make sure you check them out and apply to your environments as necessary. Bulletin ID Bulletin Title and Executive Summary Maximum Severity Rating and Vulnerability Impact Restart Requirement Affected Software MS14-037 Cumulative Security…

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Windows 8.1: Windows 8.1 Deployment and Creating a bootable USB device for installs!

Back in 2009 I wrote a blog post on setting up a USB bootable device for installs.  The goal of this post was to have a ready guide to build a bootable USB disk to rebuild machines without having to use the DVD.  At the time Windows 7 was the current product in market, Netbooks…

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Microsoft Security Bulletin: May 2014 Release!

It’s been a busy time lately with lots of updates coming out for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2.  Well now it’s time to get back to the business of keeping up to date with patches.  Please see below for details of this month’s security updates and make sure you apply these updates where…

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Goodbye Windows XP..thank you for the memories!

As you may or may have not heard Windows XP reaches it’s end of extended support on April 8th 2014 or the 9th for those of us in Australia.  It’s hard to believe this day has finally arrived and that Windows XP is a 12 year old operating system! A lot has changed since then…

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Microsoft Security Bulletin: March 2014 Release!

Hi folks and welcome to another round of security updates.  This months updates mainly focus on Windows so make sure you apply them where appropriate in your environment's. Bulletin ID Bulletin Title and Executive Summary Maximum Severity Rating and Vulnerability Impact Restart Requirement Affected Software MS14-012 Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2925418) This security…

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Microsoft’s 2014 Tech Wishlist Survey for Asia Pacific!

Recently I came across this interesting study on the Microsoft Asia Pacific News Center that talks about the gadgets that consumers hope they will be able to buy or get as a gift in 2014.  The survey is clear that consumers own multiple devices (53%) and a large part of them (67%) would like a…

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