Files Restore allows administrators and end users to restore files from any point in time during the last 30 days. Users are presented with a histogram showing file activity over the last 30 days with an intuitive slider to “rewind” those changes. According to Microsoft, Files Restore only available for OneDrive for Business customers.
To continue using Skype, users need to sign in with an existing Microsoft account or create a new one. According to company, using a Microsoft Account will enable user to login-in via single sign-in, unlocking all his Microsoft services including Skype, with just one password. Currently, using Facebook account to sign in to Skype is not supported on Skype for Windows 10, the new Skype for Android and iPhone, and the new Skype for Windows, Mac, and Linux. Microsoft on its support page offers simple steps to transfer user’s information to a new or existing Microsoft account to continue using Skype without disruption.
The Microsoft Word Viewer is being retired in November, 2017, PowerPoint and Excel Viewers in April, 2018. The apps will continue to work with Office Documents even after the end of support but Microsoft says that the Viewer will no longer be available for download and will no longer receive security updates.
Because of attacks leveraging Dynamic Data Exchange Microsoft is releasing security advisory to provide information regarding security settings for Office applications.
As email attachments are a primary method an attacker could use to spread malware, Microsoft strongly recommends that customers exercise caution when opening suspicious file attachments.
Among the main updates: modern interface with customizable themes, chat media gallery, view missed events in own notification panel, easy and fast way to send files up to 300 MB. A full list of the new features is posted on the Skype blog.
If you’re using Skype for Mac, Windows 10 November Update (2016) and lower, Windows 8, Windows 7, or Linux and have automatic updates enabled, the update will be delivered when it’s ready. You can download the new version from the official site.
Microsoft simplifies privacy settings in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update and gives more control over app-level permissions.
Within the setup process users will have easy access to privacy information and how to use the data. In Windows 10 Fall Creators Update users will be prompted to provide permission before an app can access key device capabilities or information such as your contacts, camera, microphone, calendar and etc.
This rule applies only to applications that were installed after upgrading to Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. In order to review and manage your existing app permissions, head on to Start → Settings → Privacy.
Our specialists continue to confirm their qualifications: we congratulate our colleague Daria on the successful passing of the 70-412 Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services exam.
Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services (70-412) is evidence of skills to perform the advanced configuring tasks necessary to deploy, manage and maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure.
Our specialists continue to confirm their qualifications: we congratulate our colleague Oleg on the successful passing of the 70-345 Designing and Deploying Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 exam.
Designing and Deploying Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 (70-345) exam is designed for IT consultants or senior administrators who have experience of designing and managing Exchange Server and responsible for the Exchange Server 2016 messaging environment in an enterprise environment.
We congratulate our colleague Oleg on the successful passing of two Microsoft certification exams: 70-411 Administering Windows Server 2012 and 74-409 Server Virtualization with Windows Server Hyper-V and System Center and earning MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification.
MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification confirms the qualifications required for the network administrator or computer systems administrator, network specialist. This certificate is the first step to earning Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) certification.
Сompany announced the full availability of the update for all compatible devices running Windows 10 (via Windows Update). Also, was announced a new update model (twice a year) – Semi-Annual Channel that replaces the Current Branch (CB) and Current Branch for Business (CBB). Combining the updates of Windows 10 with Office 365 ProPlus will simplify their deployment in enterprises.