Category Archives: MicroSoft

Microsoft has announced that it will kill off MS Paint after 32 years

Microsoft may be looking at phasing out the ‘beloved’ Paint application. It is highly unlikely that any long time Windows user is unfamiliar Microsoft Paint as the program has been part of the OS for 32 long years. According to … Continue reading

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Despite security risks, older Windows versions plague thousands of businesses.

After the global cyberattacks on Friday that infected hundreds of thousands of computer with the WannaCry ransomware, the blame game has begun. Who was behind the attack? How did the NSA lose control of its hacking tools used as part … Continue reading

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Customer Guidance for WannaCrypt Attacks from Microsoft

  Dear Customer, Many organizations around the world were victims of malicious “WannaCrypt” software last week. Seeing businesses and individuals affected by cyberattacks such as this is painful. Our teams have worked relentlessly over the last few days to take … Continue reading

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How to Determine if Windows License Type is OEM, Retail, or Volume

When it comes to purchasing licenses for Windows there are a number of different channels that you can purchase through. The most common license types are Retail (FPP (Full Packaged Product)), OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer), and Volume Licensing. Each Windows … Continue reading

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Microsoft commits to a permanent schedule for new Windows 10, Office updates.

Feature updates to hit in March and September, in perpetuity. Microsoft said Thursday it will commit to a strict schedule for Windows and Office feature updates: every September and March. It’s a concession to IT administrators that will ripple down … Continue reading

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21 Things You Didn’t Know About Microsoft & Bill Gates

Microsoft is an Old Company & Bill Gates is a Crazy Driver! Bill Gates may be one of the most famous people on planet Earth, and his company’s software may run a majority of the computers in the world, but … Continue reading

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Windows drops below 90% market share for the first time in years; Windows 7 falls below 50%

Windows hit a pair of significant milestones in April, though they may not be exactly what Microsoft was hoping for. First, some good news, at least as far as Redmond is concerned: Windows 7’s market share has dipped below 50% … Continue reading

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