Tech Tip: New Microsoft Patches & Updates

On December 9th, Microsoft released a batch of security patches for several of their products. Three critical (and seven total) updates affected Internet Explorer, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Windows, and Microsoft Office. All one needs to do to update their system is accept the update on your computer through its notification. These updates will require a restart to finish the installation.
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Windows 10 is Coming…

It seems as though Microsoft Windows 8 came and went in a flash. Currently on 8.1, Microsoft has announced that Windows 10 (they're skipping version 9) will be released in late 2015. While many users are still using Windows XP, most who have tried (or read about) Windows 8 prefer to use the version before -- Microsoft 7. Windows 8 caused quite a stir with its release, as many users were frustrated that the new design was not intuitive and did not provide the Windows feel and appeal. The hurried release of Microsoft 10 comes from complaints and criticism of Windows 8. Version 10 will still have a touch user interface option but will also include elements that many adored in older versions.
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