Category Archives: Important Updates!

Microsoft Opens Security Essentials Beta Registration

Microsoft has opened the registration for the Beta of their next version of Microsoft Security Essentials. New features in the Beta of Microsoft Security Essentials include:  Enhanced protection through automatic malware remediation – The Beta will clean high-impact malware infections … Continue reading

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Microsoft Updates Outlook 2010 "No Reply All" Add-in Preventing Email Mistakes

One of my favorite free Outlook 2010 add-ins from Microsoft Research, NoReplyAll, has received an update making it even easier to use! The NoReplyAll software prevents Outlook 2010 users from replying to all the recipients of your message or forwarding … Continue reading

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Microsoft Unifies "Language Input Tool"

Microsoft has two existing “specific” Language Input Tools: Indic Language Input Tool helps enter Indian text (Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Oriya, Punjabi, Tamil, & Telugu). Maren type Arabic in Roman characters (Romanized Arabic, Arabizi, Arabish or Franco-Arabic) and … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases, Removes, & Re-Releases Touch Mouse Sensor API

When Microsoft released the Touch Mouse Sensor API in August, it was surprising when it was removed a month later. While, I have no idea why it was removed, the Microsoft Research Lab has restored the Microsoft Touch Mouse Sensor … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s New Website "Your Browser Matters" Test’s Your Browser’s Security

Your Browser Matters: Microsoft’s new website was created to show you how your browser helps keep you secure online. Key Security Features: Dangerous Downloads Does the browser help protect you from websites that are known to distribute socially engineered malware? … Continue reading

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TechNet IEZoneAnalyzer v3.5 with Zone Map Viewer

Microsoft TechNet blogger, Aaron Margosis’ IEZoneAnalyzer is a utility for viewing and comparing Internet Explorer security zone settings – that is, the configuration settings that grant web sites in the Intranet zone more capabilities in the browser than web sites … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Windows 7 Professional Pack for Small Business Server 2011

Windows 7 Professional Pack for Small Business Server 2011 simplifies the activation and configuration of security settings, real-time backup of user data, and offline access to user files that are stored on the server. Security settings and real-time back up of … Continue reading

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