Archive | July 2016

Remote Desktop Preview updated

Microsoft’s Universal APP Remote Desktop has been updated with desktop scaling options. With high DPI notebooks and two in ones (Surface etc.) becoming more popular this is a welcome feature to help prevent your remote session from being barely readable. The new feature can be found in settings:


Microsoft Remote Desktop Preview is available here: Microsoft Store

Microsoft releases 11 Security Updates

Included in this update are 11 security updates with 6 of them being labeled as critical allowing remote code execution. Remote code execution allows attackers to execute commands on the vulnerable system without the owner’s knowledge.

All users should immediately run Windows update and install all of the available updates as soon as possible.


Windows 10 Anniversary Update will be released August 2nd

Microsoft has announced the Windows 10 Anniversary Update to be released on August 2nd. Included in this update are a significant number of improvements and new features. With the free upgrade for Windows 10 ending on July 29th, it is recommended that all users of Windows 7 or Windows 8 register for the free Windows 10 license as they can perform the update at a later date.