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Windows Server 2022: A Few Improvements, but No Changes to Windows Services

In this article… What’s new in Windows Server 2022 Windows Services: No new features or improvements AlwaysUp & Service Protector are fully compatible with Server 2022 More information & resources With surprisingly little fanfare, Microsoft released Windows Server 2022 in … Continue reading

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Getting ready for Windows 11

Microsoft will release Windows 11 on October 5 2021. As a member of the Windows Insider program, we’ve had the opportunity to test drive the new operating system for the past couple of months. Our verdict? Windows 11 provides a … Continue reading

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Support for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 Ending in January 2020

After more than a decade in the trenches, Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 will no longer be supported. Microsoft will stop issuing updates for those operating systems on Tuesday January 14, 2020. I’m still running Windows 7/Server 2008: … Continue reading

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An Early Look at Windows Server 2019

Have you heard? Microsoft is set to release Windows Server 2019 later this year. It seems that consumer releases (like Windows 10) are launched with trumpets and parades while server releases sneak up on you in the middle of the … Continue reading

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Why Does Windows SmartScreen Flag Our Software?

Last month we released a new version of our popular run-anything-as-a-windows-service software, AlwaysUp. Everything was going smoothly — until we encountered a very alarming situation while testing the new software on Windows 10! After downloading the new AlwaysUp installation executable … Continue reading

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