With Windows 10, there are two release types: feature updates that add new functionality two to three times per year, and quality updates that provide security and reliability fixes at least once a month.

Microsoft introduces Windows as a Service #waas #tech #it #management

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J. Decker at Microsoft Windows IT Center recently posted an article explaining the streamlined IT management of Windows 10 workstations and the concept of Windows as a Service. Some of the changes include: new features will be delivered to the Windows Insider community as soon as possible — during the development cycle, through a process […]

Microsoft Skype for Business PSTN conferencing from Microsoft allows anyone to join your Skype Meetings using only a telephone.

Changes coming to Skype for Business include Mac and iOS integration enhancements #audio #video #business

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Microsoft announced some updates to Skype for Business this week. According to a blog post from Gurdeep Singh Pall at Microsoft Office Blogs there is a big focus on Mac integration. “… the new Skype for Business for Mac will be available in October. The new client has been written from the ground up using the […]

Microsoft Windows 8.1

Windows 8.1 won’t install updates #microsoft #sccm #security #deployment #patch

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For those of you out there that are still struggling with Windows 8.1, I have some help for you today. For a few weeks I’ve been wondering why my 8.1 workstations only had about 13 Windows hot fixes installed. If I launched a command window and typed the “systeminfo” command it would say 13 hotfixes […]

Microsoft Windows 10 Hotfix issue

Windows 10 Update KB3194496 causes a restart loop post install #microsoft #os

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According to Thurrott, Microsoft has released a Windows 10 update that is problematic – specifically KB3194496. Several users are reporting that their computers are going into a restart loop. “The update that is causing the problem, KB3194496, is not installing correctly for users. The update, when it does fail, is causing some machines to restart, often […]

outlook share calendar greyed grayed out

Outlook shared calendar greyed out #microsoft #email

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Recently I have found an issue with Microsoft Outlook whereby the option to share a calendar is greyed (grayed) out. The answers I found on Microsoft forums weren’t very helpful so I’ve developed this article in order to help others experiencing the issue. There are two steps to potentially resolving the issue depending on how […]

 
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