Windows desktop operating systems
- April 14, 2017
On April 11, Windows Vista's status changed to end-of-life, as extended support ended at MS. Thus, it's time to say "So long Windows Vista!"
- March 08, 2017
With other market players revving up their Windows compatibility and performance, AMD and ARM deliver 1-2 punch to Intel. How will it fight back?
- March 03, 2017
In a recent Windows 10 blog post, MS Status on UUP is explored and explained. While the report is mostly positive, it does omit recent bumps and wobbles.
- February 13, 2017
The latest Insider Preview release for Windows 10 shows that Build 15031 brings dynamic lock capabilities to the desktop.
- January 27, 2017
Cloud Shell rumors hint thin client model for Windows 10 successor to run on all kinds of devices may be in the offing for later in 2017.
- January 23, 2017
Last week MS Germany reminded customers that Windows 7 support ends 1/14/2020, and gave them security and cost reasons to upgrade from that aging OS.
- January 20, 2017
MS announces that CSM Subscribers Get Free Upgrades from Windows 7 or 8.1 to 10 for other devices outside current subscription agreements.
- January 06, 2017
Contrary to numerous reports, CMD.exe not going away in Windows 10. True, recent Insider Preview builds replace it with Powershell in many menus.
- December 29, 2016
Recently leaked Insider Preview Windows 10 build 14997 introduces lots of changes, among them a green screen of death. BSOD meet GSOD!
- December 07, 2016
Windows 10 Insider program principals recently announced a release hiatus to handle changes as UUP starts getting real, and defines future update formats.
- December 02, 2016
Data on Windows 10 Desktop Share November 2016 shows Windows 10 is muscling in on Windows 7. Reports differ widely on ongoing use of XP, though.
- November 28, 2016
Here's a bombshell from MS: Windows 10, Build 14971 drops Cmd.exe for PowerShell. What's up? Fortunately, batch files work in PowerShell so it's not so bad.
- November 07, 2016
Now that the free upgrade has ended, Win10 Marketshare Flat in Q316 sums up the current situation.
- November 04, 2016
The Windows 10 Unified Update Platform (UUP) is rolling out in Build 14959; it promises to download and install changes only on Win10 installs.
- November 02, 2016
In the wake of the latest Win10 AU cumulate update, Woody Leonard blesses KB3197954 and gives the upgrade his seal of approval.