In a flurry of product releases, Microsoft released Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 today.
While Microsoft announced TechNet and MSDN Subscribers would not receive access to Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 before October, the Release to Manufacturers (RTM) bits of these two Operating Systems can be downloaded by them today.
The proud owner of the first official Dutch Microsoft Surface Pro is … me.
One year of Windows XP support remains. After twelve years, now is the time to migrate off this 2001 Operating System or to take your security measures to assure your colleagues experience the least impact of the End of Support (EoS) situation. Of course, migrating to a later version of Windows or to another (supported) … Continue reading "So you want to continue using Windows XP?"
System Center 2012 was released in April 2012, well before Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 were released. As a consequence, these Operating Systems weren't supported. This functionality was slated for System Center 2012 with ServicePack 1, among other new exciting new functionality. This makes ServicePack 1 for System Center 2012 not just an ordinary … Continue reading "System Center 2012 ServicePack 1 has arrived for TechNet and MSDN subscribers"
Just as Microsoft announced, both Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 have been released to manafucturers (RTM’ed) in the first week of August. Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 were RTM'ed with buildnumbers 9200 and build dates of July 25th, 2012. The complete list of products that have been released today is: Windows 8 Windows … Continue reading "Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 have RTM’ed"
Today, Microsoft has made the Release Preview available for Windows 8.
Windows Server “8” has reached the Release Candidate (RC) stage of the development cycle. Nowadays, we call the new Windows Server “Windows Server 2012” and while playing around with it on high performance hardware in its Beta stage, it already impressed my immensely.
Microsoft did not just release the Consumer Preview pre-release version of Windows 8 today, but also released the Windows Server “8” Beta. It is available as a 64-bit (x64) in both the *.iso and *.vhd format for anyone interested. (with an optional sign up for Windows 8 news) Download Windows Server “8” Beta is … Continue reading "Windows Server “8” Beta available (build 8250)"
Microsoft, today, released the next pre-release version for the client version of Windows 8. It is available in both 32-bit (x86) and 64-bit (x64) versions. This release is dubbed ‘Consumer Preview’, which, in contrast to the previous ‘Developer Preview’ version, dating September 14 2011, targeted at developers, is targeted towards consumers and businesses. Consumers, mostly, … Continue reading "Windows 8 Consumer Preview is here (build 8250)"