Category Archives: Windows 8

New Windows 10 Build 10061 Brings UI Improvements, New Mail And Calendar Apps

New Windows 10 Build 10061 Brings UI Improvements, New Mail And Calendar Apps Unable to contain itself, Microsoft released a new Windows 10 build today, bringing bug fixes, user interface improvements and new Mail and Calendar applications. In the new build, Microsoft added a new ‘black system theme’ for a number of core user interface… Read More »

Microsoft Expects 1 Billion Windows 10 Devices In 2-3 Years

Microsoft Expects 1 Billion Windows 10 Devices In 2-3 Years At its Build developer conference today, Microsoft announced that it expects Windows 10, its forthcoming operating system, to run on 1 billion devices in two to three years. That’s the idea, at least. The goal is reasonable, given the company’s decision to offer Windows 10 to… Read More »

Microsoft Makes It Easier For Developers To Bring Their Android And iOS Apps To Windows 10

Microsoft Makes It Easier For Developers To Bring Their Android And iOS Apps To Windows 10 Today as expected, Microsoft announced that developers will be able to more easily bring their Android applications to Windows devices. The company said developers will be able to “reuse nearly all the Java and C++ code from an Android phone… Read More »

Microsoft delivering Windows 10 via Windows Update to Windows 7 And Windows 8 users

Microsoft delivering Windows 10 via Windows Update to Windows 7 And Windows 8 users Windows 7 and Windows 8 users can avail upgrading to Windows 10 via using Microsoft’s Windows update service Yes You heard it right, Microsoft is providing upgrades to Windows 10 through its Windows Update service. Dont get it wrong. Windows will… Read More »

With Windows 10, The OS Becomes A Service Instead Of A Series Of Major Releases

With Windows 10, The OS Becomes A Service Instead Of A Series Of Major Releases Microsoft is moving to a different kind of software model with Windows 10. A developer evangelist noted that Windows 10 would be the “last version of Windows” during the company’s Ignite conference this week, and a follow-up confirmation from an… Read More »

5 Reasons Why You should not use Microsoft’s Windows 10 Technical Preview Version

5 Reasons Why You should not use Microsoft’s Windows 10 Technical Preview Version Microsoft’s Windows 10 Technical Preview may seem to be a good alternative for current Windows users, But in reality it aint so!!! Microsoft seems to have decided not to release next major build of its Windows 10 desktop preview version next week but… Read More »

Getting Started with the Service Bus Samples for Windows 8

Getting Started with the Service Bus Samples for Windows 8 As part of the Windows Azure Toolkit for Windows 8, we recently released a sample library for accessing Service Bus from Windows 8 metro style applications and a sample metro app demonstrating how to use some basic Service Bus functionality. In this post, we’ll take… Read More »

Azure Virtual Network Gateway Improvements

Azure Virtual Network Gateway Improvements At TechEd Europe 2014, we announced several improvements to the Azure Virtual Network Gateway: High Performance gateway SKU Operation logs for Azure Virtual Network Gateways Support for PFS (Perfect Forward Secrecy) Support for No Encryption option for S2S tunnels We will provide an overview of each new capability, and also… Read More »

Setting up Active Directory for a Disaster Recovery Environment

Setting up Active Directory for a Disaster Recovery Environment When you’re setting up your disaster recovery environment, you also need to think about how Active Directory needs to be setup. It should not come as an afterthought. Most applications depend on AD and DNS infrastructure to function correctly. In this post, we will discuss how… Read More »

Move Database and Log Folder Path in Exchange 2013

At some point, you might want to transfer your Mailbox database and/or Log folder to new location. In Exchange 2013 you can use Move-DatabasePath PowerShell cmdlet in Exchange Management Shell to move the database. As you now, you can’t move database using EAS. In this post, I will show steps to move database and log… Read More »

Configure Database Replication in Exchange 2013

In the last article, we saw how to configure DAG after installing Exchange 2013. The next step now, is to configure database replication. In database replication, the database of one Mailbox server is replicated to other Mailbox server within the DAG. This process is also called adding the database copy. In this post, I will show steps to… Read More »