Bitlocker is a component of Pro and Enterprise editions of Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 that enables you to protect the contents of your hard drive through encryption. It is also available in Enterprise versions of Windows Vista and 7. It is viewed as more of a business option vs. a consumer option, but consumers...

Microsoft is preparing a new version of its OEM BIOS activation for use in Windows 8. Apparently it will be called OA version 3.0 for Windows 8. According to sources familiar with the company’s plans, Microsoft is working on a key new technology that will enable it to protect against activation hackers. Illegal copies...