Erik Moreau

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Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14936 for PC and Mobile

Last week Microsoft Released Build 14936 to the Fast Insiders, here’s what’s new: New Extensions in Microsoft Edge We’re working with partners on adding new extensions and want our Insiders to try them out first! We have another new release which we need your help testing and giving feedback on before we publish to the …

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Free ebook: Microsoft Azure Essentials: Fundamentals of Azure, Second Edition

We’re happy to announce the availability of our newest free ebook, Microsoft Azure Essentials: Fundamentals of Azure, Second Edition (ISBN 9781509302963), by Michael Collier and Robin Shahan. Introduction Microsoft Azure is Microsoft’s cloud computing platform, providing a wide variety of services you can use without purchasing and provisioning your own hardware. Azure enables the rapid …

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Free ebook: Introducing Windows Server 2016

  Free ebook: Introducing Windows Server 2016  

Fast Ring: Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14931 for PC

Yesterday Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14931 for PC to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring. An important reminder about build expiration We wanted to include a reminder about build expiration. Since September 15th, PCs running really old Insider Preview builds started to see build expiration notifications once a day. Then on October 1st, these …

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Update on WSUS 3.0 SP2 End of Life

Wsus 3.2 on Server 2008 R2’s end of life has been extended until 2020, keep in mind though if you are (or are planning) servicing Windows 10 you should plan moving to Wsus 4 asap, Wsus 3.2 can’t service Windows 10 upgrades (feature updates) and will not get this feature.   As you may have …

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Fast Ring: Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14926 for PC and Mobile

What’s new in Build 14926 Snooze in Microsoft Edge: We know you all love when we get creative with you, so we have added an experimental “Snooze” action on a tab in Microsoft Edge which provides you with a way to set a Cortana reminder on the website you are viewing. People often keep tabs …

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Fast Ring: Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14915 for PC and Mobile

A small heads up, on some devices this build breaks Wi-Fi, installing an older driver fixes it for most Hello Windows Insiders! It’s been a busy few weeks here in Redmond. Last week, we had engineering reviews where each team presented their plans for the next few months to make sure that the customer scenarios …

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Fast Ring: Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14905 for PC & Mobile

Microsoft has released the first build of Redstone 2 to the Fast Ring Insiders, running smooth! Don’t be shy give it a try! Here’s what’s new in Build 14905 for Mobile We are introducing a newly refined sound set in this build, uniting the best of our past and present. We aspire to set a …

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Further simplifying servicing models for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1

Microsoft is changing the way Windows 7 & 8 are updated to simplify you update & patching work: In our announcement earlier in May, we introduced a Convenience Rollup update for Windows 7 SP1 and a shift to monthly rollups of non-security updates for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows 8.1. Based on your feedback, today …

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What’s new in Microsoft Edge with the Windows 10 Anniversary Update

It’s been just over a year since we first introduced Microsoft Edge, the brand new browser for Windows 10. We took a new direction, establishing Microsoft Edge as a browser for doing more on the web, with reading tools, notetaking, and Cortana built-in.  We built it on top of the Universal Windows Platform, which includes …

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