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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.
April 10, 2014
Windows XP support has ended, and those who have yet to move off of the old OS stand at the junction of traditional PC upgrades, DaaS or VDI.
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A reboot loop (or boot loop) occurs when a Windows device unexpectedly restarts at some point during its otherwise normal startup process. Continue Reading
Our columnist says free alternative browsers such as Google Chrome and Firefox are giving IE a run for its money because they run anywhere and don't rely on mandatory updates. Continue Reading
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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
Microsoft celebrates 30 years of the Windows operating system when it ships Windows 10 this fall. Here's a look at Windows history -- bumps and all. Continue Reading
Organizations moving from Windows XP should consider app compatibility, security and alternative OSes before conducting a migration to Windows 8.1. Continue Reading
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Whether you need to remotely reformat a hard drive for security or prepare new network-attached machines, a few utilities can make the job easier. Continue Reading
Microsoft desktop news didn't slow down this summer; see our top 10 articles on Windows 8 and its predecessors, Office 2013 features and more. Continue Reading
The Windows 8 UI hasn't won any popularity contests, but there are workarounds for it, unlike for Windows 8 Metro apps and Windows XP or Windows 7. Continue Reading
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Microsoft's Sysinternals suite of free tools may not specifically support Windows 8 yet, but it is still very useful, even for admins supporting the latest OSes. Continue Reading
Even after the Windows XP end of support, many IT shops still use the OS. Virtual desktops and custom support can help, but is it time to bite the migration bullet? Continue Reading
Windows 8.1 deployment tools can ease the switch from Windows XP to Windows 8.1, but be aware of compatibility issues and third-party utilities. Continue Reading