Windows Enterprise Desktop

Microsoft Windows 7 operating system

  • MS Win7 Cert Exams Expire July 31

    Ed Tittel 06 Jul 2018
  • When S Win7 Cert Exams expire July 31 they signal that today's reigning Windows version is nearing the end of its lifecycle. With 900-plus million devices still running Win7, lots of change is at hand.

  • Win10 Usage Approaches Win7 Levels

    Ed Tittel 06 Oct 2017
  • Various sources that document OS choices for Internet users indicate that Win10 usage approaches Win7 levels.

  • Windows 7 Support Ends 1/14/2020

    Ed Tittel 23 Jan 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.

  • Free Win7 Games Download

    Ed Tittel 23 Dec 2016
  • When Windows 8 came along, the built-in desktop games from Windows 7 became unusable. Grab this free Win7 games download for Windows 10 today.

  • Why Upgrade Windows 7 to 10: Updates

    Ed Tittel 23 May 2016
  • Paul Thurrott has a killer reason to upgrade Windows 7 to 10: time. A clean Windows 7 install takes a long day but less than 1 hour for Windows 10.

  • Windows 10 Desktop Share Passes XP

    Ed Tittel 08 Feb 2016
  • As Windows XP marketshare continues to drop, Windows 10 finally surpasses its desktop OS share, though Windows 7 remains firmly entrenched in first place.

  • Windows 7 Now Off Mainstream Support

    Ed Tittel 14 Jan 2015
  • OK folks, here's a transition point for you to note. As of today, January 14, Windows 7 is no longer on mainstream support at Microsoft. Going forward, it will get no new functionality, no new ...

  • Turn off Random IPv6 Address Generation in Windows 7

    Ed Tittel 21 Oct 2011
  • If you read this blog regularly, you already know that a team of authors -- including Jeff Carrell (the lead), James Pyles, Tom Lancaster, Mark Mirrotto, and myself -- are reworking a college ...

  • Making SSDs Work on Windows 7

    Ed Tittel 21 Feb 2010
  • By now, everybody's aware of the speed and power consumption or battery life benefits that solid state drives (SSDs) can confer on desktop and notebook PCs, respectively — at least, for those ...