Microsoft recently revealed a post on their Building Windows 8 blog that the next-generation Windows OS will require fewer reboots for Windows patches and updates. Admittedly, this sounds pretty awesome. The truth is that the ‘less reboots’ to keep secure is all about smoke and mirrors and they just are delivering the...

Microsoft was doing so well and now… this.. I had just blogged about how Windows Update restarts needed to be fixed in Windows 8 and voila – Microsoft responded (to the issue not me, I’m not presumptuous). In a new blog post on their Windows 8 Development blog, Microsoft go to great pains to explain that while they know...

Windows has grown up a lot in the last several years, especially with its transition over to 64-bit processing (although legacy 32-bit is still present even in Windows 8.) As Windows has evolved so has the efforts made to increase security in our Internet-centric world. Even the drivers that run your hardware have...