Microsoft Windows 7 operating system
- December 11, 2012
Microsoft isn't saying where it sold 40 million Windows 8 licenses, but the company still claims that the new system is perfect for enterprise users.
- August 03, 2012
Though other market followers have already intoned the inflection point between Windows XP and Windows 7 -- namely, the point at which the old (XP) finally dips below the new (Win7) -- tracking ...
- July 30, 2012
Microsoft will support Windows 7 until 2020. As mobile devices get more popular, you may not need to do another large-scale Windows desktop migration until then -- or ever again.
- July 27, 2012
I had to chuckle this afternoon when I read Ed Bott's latest Operating Systems piece. It's entitled "How to skip Windows 8 and continue using Windows 7." In it he makes the very essential ...
- July 12, 2012
Despite the rise and popularity of consumerization and other technology trends, enterprises might stick with a traditional Windows migration strategy.
- June 09, 2012
Earlier this week (June 6) at Computex in Taipei, Taiwan, Microsoft Corporate VP Steven Guggenheimer announced that Microsoft has sold over 600 million licenses for Windows 7. Hmm. Let's do some ...
- February 28, 2012
My eyes literally bugged out when I read this item from Ed Bott's Report last week (February 20): "Microsoft quietly extends consumer support for Windows 7, Vista." Here's a snapshot for Windows 7 ...
- February 13, 2012
Looks like we've got some interesting security updates coming tomorrow in Windows Update. The Security Bulletin Advance Notification for February 2012 lists 9 different bulletins for the upcoming ...
- February 10, 2012
Organizations still rely on Windows XP and IE6 apps because they're a chore to upgrade. But IT pros can move without ditching legacy IE6 apps or having app compatibility problems.
- January 04, 2012
On October 29, 2011, in a blog entitled "Win7, XP Reach Crossover Point," I reported that StatCounter's tracking indicated that on or about October 14, the number of PCs on the Internet running ...
- December 09, 2011
Here's a cheery bit of news from our friends over at MaximumPC. The story's headline "IDC: Happy Windows 7 PC Users Won't Switch to Windows 8" pretty much says it all. Quoting from ZDNet's Mary-Jo ...
- November 21, 2011
Last week I had the pleasure of talking to Aaron Suzuki, the co-founder and CEO of Prowess, a Seattle-and Salt Lake City-based software company best known for its SmartDeploy product suite. In an ...
- November 04, 2011
I've long been a fan of Nitro's excellent PDF products, which are invariably faster, cheaper, and more secure than Adobe's PDF offerings. On Wednesday, they announced their latest Nitro PDF ...
- November 02, 2011
On October 19, I wrote a post here entitled "Win 7, XP Reach Crossover Point." In reading over Ed Bott's recent blog on the same subject entitled "Windows 7 continues to roll as XP fades away" this ...
- October 21, 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 ...