December 2011 archive

Latest version of Internet Explorer to be pushed to all via Windows Update

Microsoft announced that in January they will begin to push out the latest version of Internet Explorer to all windows XP, Vista, and Windows 7 computers automatically via Windows update. Up to this point Internet Explorer has been an optional update. Citing security benefits as the primary reason for the change in status on Windows …

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Troubleshooting Microsoft Outlook issues

Microsoft Outlook 2010 Add-in Screen shot

Over time you may notice that Outlook is not as responsive as it used to be. In previous posts we have talked about: Organizing  Outlook with custom folders Determining  the size of your Outlook data file and folders Deleting data and reducing your Outlook data file Today’s tip is checking for misbehaving Add-ins.

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday for December

It’s the second Tuesday of the month and for us in information technology that always means the same thing… It’s Microsoft Patch Tuesday.  This month Microsoft has published 4 patches (3 for the Microsoft Windows operating systems, and one for Active Directory) Here is a list of the four security patches in order of severity:

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