Microsoft Testing User Based Windows Setup For Performance Optimization

What do you primarily use your PC for? It's a more important question than you might think, because different use cases for your PC require it to be configured in different ways ...

Microsoft And HP Partnering For Better Laptop Battery Health

Do you own a newer HP laptop? If so, do you make use of the HP Battery Health Manager? If you don't know what that is, then the answer to the second ...

Kraken Malware Uses Microsoft Windows Error Reporting To Exploit System

Hackers are relentless when it comes to testing the boundaries of software for potential weaknesses to exploit. It seems that an unknown group of hackers has found a new one.  Based on ...

New HEH Botnet Malware Can Destroy Devices It Attacks

Security researchers at Netlab have recently reported on their discovery of a terrifying new botnet on the web. Dubbed HEH, this botnet is a different sort of threat. Unlike most others, this ...

Update Windows Display Drivers Soon For Security Fix

If you've got an NVIDIA graphics card in your PC, and odds are pretty good that you do, be aware that the company recently released a security update. It patches a number ...

Solid State Drives Get Health Monitoring In Windows 10 Update

Do you have a solid state drive (SSD) inside your PC? An increasing percentage of newer models are including them, taking advantage of their better speeds, relative to HDDs. Unfortunately, a recent ...

Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)

All Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) is Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), but not all MFA is 2FA. Multi-Factor Authentication works on the principle of using multiple pieces of secret information in order to verify ...

What Happens When Support for Windows 7 Ends?

We’ve already had ample warning that Windows 7 and derivatives are reaching the end of life, but what is actually going to happen on January 15th? Previously, Microsoft was content to just let ...

Maximizing Cloud Relationships with Your MSP

by Joseph Landes Businesses of all sizes are looking to move their IT infrastructure to the cloud and the most important choice ...

The End of Life for Windows 7 and Server 2008 (R2)

The end of life for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 is coming January 15, 2020. This means that support, is coming to an end. On this date, ...