Windows Vista http://winsupersite.com/taxonomy/term/12371/more en Short Takes: December 13, 2013 http://winsupersite.com/short-takes-december-13-2013 <div class="node-body link-body">An often irreverent look at this week's other news, including Steve Ballmer's biggest regret, Microsoft seeks to end our reliance on passwords, a new candidate emerges in the Microsoft CEO search, today in NSA news, Xbox One is fastest-selling console in US in November but PS4 is the best-selling console in the US in November (yes, seriously), and BUILD 2014 is on the docket for April 2014.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://winsupersite.com/site-files/winsupersite.com/files/spaceballs-combo-hero.jpg?1386945211" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/short-takes-december-13-2013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Xbox 360 Windows Vista Fri, 13 Dec 2013 14:32:00 +0000 34361 at http://winsupersite.com Microsoft Security Essentials 4.0 http://winsupersite.com/blog/supersite-blog-39/windows-7/microsoft-security-essentials-40-142918 <div class="field-byline"> Paul Thurrott </div> <div class="node-body article-body">After almost 6 months in Beta, Microsoft Security Essentials 4.0 is ready for download. This is the latest version of Microsoft’s free anti-virus/anti-malware utility and what I use to protect my own PCs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/blog/supersite-blog-39/windows-7/microsoft-security-essentials-40-142918" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/blog/supersite-blog-39/windows-7/microsoft-security-essentials-40-142918#comments Windows 7 Windows 8 Windows Client Windows Vista Windows XP Security Windows 7 Windows 8 Windows Vista Windows Server Windows XP Windows Wed, 25 Apr 2012 12:19:44 +0000 7619 at http://winsupersite.com Microsoft Releases Out of Band Security Update for .NET Framework http://winsupersite.com/blog/supersite-blog-39/windows-server/microsoft-releases-band-security-update-net-framework-141749 <div class="field-byline"> Paul Thurrott </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Do you run a web server on any supported version of Windows? Then you're going to want to check out this out-of-band security update, which applies to four vulnerabilities in Microsoft's .NET technologies.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/blog/supersite-blog-39/windows-server/microsoft-releases-band-security-update-net-framework-141749" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/blog/supersite-blog-39/windows-server/microsoft-releases-band-security-update-net-framework-141749#comments Windows 7 Windows Client Windows Server Windows Server 2008 Windows Vista Windows XP Windows 7 Windows Vista Windows Server Windows XP Windows Thu, 29 Dec 2011 20:43:23 +0000 7346 at http://winsupersite.com Digital Photos To Go, Part 1: Smart Phone + Windows http://winsupersite.com/windows/digital-photos-go-part-1-smart-phone-windows <div class="field-byline"> Paul Thurrott </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Now that smart phones have decent cameras, many people won't need to carry an additional gadget with them all the time. But we're also going to want to make sure those memories we record get properly archived, at home on Windows PCs, and in the cloud via connected services. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/windows/digital-photos-go-part-1-smart-phone-windows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/windows/digital-photos-go-part-1-smart-phone-windows#comments Android Audio Digital music Home Technology iPhone Mobile Computing Devices &amp; OSs Tablets Windows 7 Windows Client Windows Phone 7 Windows Phone 7.5 Windows Vista Windows XP Wireless Technology Mobile devices Windows 7 Windows Phone Windows Vista Windows XP Music & Videos Server Windows Tue, 06 Dec 2011 21:24:30 +0000 7283 at http://winsupersite.com How to Run Android Apps on Windows http://winsupersite.com/windows-7/how-run-android-apps-windows <div class="field-byline"> Paul Thurrott </div> <div class="node-body article-body">I've often imagined a computing environment in which you could run mobile apps on a full desktop OS. Well, someone has brought this dream to life: Via a utility, you can now run Android apps on Windows.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/windows-7/how-run-android-apps-windows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/windows-7/how-run-android-apps-windows#comments Android Mobile Computing Devices &amp; OSs Tablets Windows 7 Windows 8 Windows Client Windows Vista Windows XP Wireless Technology Mobile devices Windows 7 Windows 8 Windows Vista Windows XP Server Windows Wed, 23 Nov 2011 19:37:00 +0000 7261 at http://winsupersite.com Microsoft Touts Successes Against Autorun Malware http://winsupersite.com/blog/supersite-blog-39/windows-vista2/microsoft-touts-successes-autorun-malware-139526 <div class="field-byline"> Paul Thurrott </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In a post to Microsoft's Threat Research and Response Blog, the software giant is claiming success against Autorun-based malware. Here's the breakdown</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/blog/supersite-blog-39/windows-vista2/microsoft-touts-successes-autorun-malware-139526" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/blog/supersite-blog-39/windows-vista2/microsoft-touts-successes-autorun-malware-139526#comments Security Security Windows 7 Windows Vista Security Windows 7 Windows Vista Windows Server Sun, 19 Jun 2011 12:51:15 +0000 6877 at http://winsupersite.com Windows UI Evolutions and Revolutions http://winsupersite.com/article/windows8/windows-ui-evolutions-revolutions-136452 <div class="field-byline"> Paul Thurrott </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Windows 8 Start screen is just the latest in a long line of Windows user interfaces, some evolutionary, some revolutionary. But understood in retrospect, this new UI makes plenty of sense, and it certainly has precedent in Windows UIs past.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/article/windows8/windows-ui-evolutions-revolutions-136452" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/article/windows8/windows-ui-evolutions-revolutions-136452#comments Internet Explorer Windows 2000 Windows 7 Windows 8 Windows 95 Windows Client Windows Vista Windows XP Windows 7 Windows 8 Windows Vista Windows XP Windows Tue, 14 Jun 2011 15:27:00 +0000 4942 at http://winsupersite.com Internet Explorer 9 Feature Focus: Tracking Protection http://winsupersite.com/article/windows-7/internet-explorer-9-feature-focus-tracking-protection <div class="field-byline"> Paul Thurrott </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Tracking Protection is a new IE 9 feature that limits the browser's communication with certain web sites, which in turn prevents content on those sites from tracking your online activities. Tracking Protection performs its magic using one or more tracking protection lists, each of which works like a combination white list and black list.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/article/windows-7/internet-explorer-9-feature-focus-tracking-protection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/article/windows-7/internet-explorer-9-feature-focus-tracking-protection#comments Internet Explorer Windows 7 Windows Client Windows Vista Windows 7 Windows Vista Windows Mon, 21 Mar 2011 19:47:00 +0000 4788 at http://winsupersite.com Internet Explorer 9 Feature Focus http://winsupersite.com/article/windows-7/internet-explorer-9-feature-focus <div class="field-byline"> Paul Thurrott </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When Microsoft released the public Beta version of Internet Explorer 9 last fall, I began writing a series of Feature Focus articles that touched on each major new feature in this important browser release. Now, with the final version of IE 9 available, it's time to take another look at those new features and update the series to address features that were added after the Beta.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/article/windows-7/internet-explorer-9-feature-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/article/windows-7/internet-explorer-9-feature-focus#comments Cloud Computing Internet Explorer Live Services Windows 7 Windows Client Windows Live Windows Vista Cloud Windows 7 Windows Vista Windows Live Windows Sat, 19 Mar 2011 09:03:00 +0000 4785 at http://winsupersite.com Internet Explorer 9 http://winsupersite.com/article/windows-7/internet-explorer-9 <div class="field-byline"> Paul Thurrott </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Internet Explorer 9 is faster, more secure, more standards compliant, and more efficient than any previous IE version, and if you're using Windows 7, it offers the best OS integration features around. It's available today. Should you switch?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/article/windows-7/internet-explorer-9" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/article/windows-7/internet-explorer-9#comments Cloud Computing Internet Internet Explorer Network Infrastructure Windows 7 Windows Client Windows Live Windows Vista Cloud Windows 7 Windows Vista Windows Server Windows Live Windows Mon, 14 Mar 2011 22:30:00 +0000 4782 at http://winsupersite.com