Microsoft Windows 7 operating system
- November 16, 2009
I'm a long-time fan of PC Tool's highly-regarded Spyware Doctor antispyware products, and have run at least one version of this product family on a like number of test and production machines for ...
- November 09, 2009
Whenever Microsoft rolls out a new OS, it's always interesting to see what kinds of shortcuts get eliminated, added, or changed in that process. From my own experience, Windows7 offers plenty of ...
- October 30, 2009
As far as I can recall, Windows XP was the first Windows version to support 64-bit operation (in fact, according to the 64-bit software timeline in the Wikipedia article "64-bit" the first such ...
- October 27, 2009
In switching my test and production PCs over from Vista (or creating dual boot Vista/Win7 or XP-SP3/Win7 setups), I've observed that while Windows 7 does a very good job of identifying most ...
- October 23, 2009
Gosh! There's so much hype and hoopla surrounding yesterday's Windows 7 launch that I'm almost disinclined to add to the clutter myself. But hey: a guy's gotta blog, so there's plenty of ...
- October 22, 2009
With Windows 7, IT shops now have a desktop operating system they can look forward to, plus, they gain a handful of administration tools. See more articles related to Windows 7 adoption and migration, application compatibility, and security.
- October 21, 2009
In anticipation of the upcoming GA (general availability) day for Windows 7 tomorrow (October 22, 2009) I've been checking in on the Microsoft Download Center regularly to see what's popped up ...
- October 20, 2009
Microsoft will follow its Windows 7 launch this week with a new version of its Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) that includes an App-V service pack.
- October 19, 2009
OK, so here it comes. Windows 7 General Availability will occur in just three more days, on Thursday, October 22. I'm starting to see advertisements from HP, Dell, and others that indicate that ...
- October 09, 2009
I've been trolling the various blogs, the download site, and the news lately to keep up as the final pieces fall into place for the long-anticipated general availability date for Windows 7 on ...
- October 06, 2009
Your Windows XP applications may not be compatible with Windows 7, but there are ways to make them work.
- October 05, 2009
All the way back on June 29, Ed Bott at ZDNet compiled a table of features that appear only in Windows 7 Professional and Ultimate (and by extension, also in Enterprise as well). Since early ...
- October 02, 2009
One of the big bugaboos of Windows 7 is its inability to directly upgrade systems from XP to Windows 7. Considering that 80% of business users who run Windows are still running Windows XP (source: ...
- September 25, 2009
OK, take note: the posting date for this blog is 9/25/2009. Now, take a look at this picture: As I was poking around on TechNet looking for refreshed content related to Windows 7 (whose GA date is ...
- September 23, 2009
In poking around the MS Download Center, I observed that Microsoft posted a new, but still-beta version of the Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor (9/17/2009). Having run it on a couple of desktops and ...