RTM Archives

  1. What is the Update KB3035583 you might ask?

    We all get confused by some of the non-specific information Microsoft puts out on the knowledge base when it comes to documenting patches issued through its Windows Update service. Sometimes the generalisations made on security fixes for privately reported vulnerabilities are made on purpose. This is to keep some integrity on the actually attack vector patched or so that particular technical…

  2. SharePoint 2010 Server: Security Token Service stops working after installing KB 2756920

    Last week a SharePoint 2010 Server farm I manage stopped working, I could browse the Central Administration site collection but none of the other site collections would load. All of them would trigger a generic SharePoint error dialog and not let you go any further. Essentially the farm was broken, looking into the problem I found that the Security Token…

  3. My Top 10 ‘Likes’ for Windows Server 2012

    In this post I thought I would highlight some of the features and functionality that has impressed me the most about Windows Server 2012 so far. This list is by no means complete nor listed in any particular order. I would however like to dive a bit deeper into some of these features in future…

  4. Windows Server 2012 RTM

    Following on from my post a few minutes ago, it is also exciting to read the Windows Server 2012 released to manufacturing announcement which has also been posted over at the Windows Server team blog. There are so many new features that will be introduced with the release of Windows Server 2012, this release will be…

  5. Windows 8 has reached the RTM milestone

    Windows 8 Metro Interface Start Screen

    For some, the wait is finally over! The much-anticipated and talked about release of Windows in Microsoft’s history to-date is now at the release to manufacturing (RTM) milestone. I was only discussing with a colleague today that it seemed as though Microsoft was running late by a week to announce the RTM milestone, after making the commitment to…

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