Microsoft Windows 7 operating system News
February 17, 2015
Enterprise adoption of Windows 10 isn't likely to follow the same pattern as for Windows 7, and that's a good thing, writes columnist Brian Madden.
December 31, 2014
Thanks to Windows and Office developments, Microsoft news was among our most popular coverage of the past year. See which articles came out on top.
September 08, 2014
Should IT pros stay with Windows 7 or leave now that mainstream support ends in January 2015? It might depend on which Windows OS you trust the most.
June 26, 2014
The Pana Schools Community District explored ways to migrate from Windows XP and settled on a virtualized environment because of cost.
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No matter which version of Windows you're upgrading from -- be it XP, 7 or 8.1 -- the move to Windows 10 will probably seem strange. If you've performed migrations before, you will be familiar with the planning that goes into an upgrade, including ... Continue Reading
Windows Registry Editor is an operating system tool IT administrators can use to make changes to Windows Registry. Continue Reading
Remote Desktop Connection Manager (RDCMan) is a tool for managing multiple remote desktops. It creates a single location for IT administrators to organize, group and manage connections. Continue Reading
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Native Windows management tools are not always enough for admins to get the job done. Sysinternals, a free software suite, can fill in the cracks. Continue Reading
An infinite reboot loop is a common issue with the Windows boot process. Start up in Windows Safe Mode to diagnose device driver or hardware problems. Continue Reading
IT can buy extended support for Windows 7 desktops from Microsoft, but security and other features may make Windows 8 and 10 increasingly appealing. Continue Reading
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When planning a Windows 10 migration, it can be easy to get lost in all the planning and newness that come with a fresh OS. But while you're planning that upgrade, Windows 7 security should still be a concern. Continue Reading
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It's not very hard to upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10 -- it just takes some planning and testing to make sure things go smoothly. Continue Reading
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As Windows 7's EOL approaches, shops must consider how to transition away from the aging operating system. In extended support, companies must pay for help from Microsoft. Continue Reading
An .xpx file can cause problems for Office 2002 SP3 users, but Microsoft does provide help in Windows 7 and with a free XPS viewer. Continue Reading
Windows To Go only works for Windows 8 bootable USB flash drives; to create a virtual hard drive for Windows 7 installation, try Boot to VHD. Continue Reading