Windows 8 and 81
- August 27, 2012
As is so often the case, after I upgraded from Windows 8 RP to RTM, I had a few drivers to clean up on each of my test machines (right now, they include a Lenovo X220 Tablet and a home-built ...
- August 22, 2012
Here's my first report on experiences with Windows 8 Pro RTM, in the wake of two successful upgrade installs: one on my Lenovo X220 Tablet, the other on my i7-2700K. First things first: Mr. Denny's ...
- August 22, 2012
Microsoft's attempt to simplify the language of the Windows 8 licensing contract causes confusion in some circles.
- August 20, 2012
Thanks to SQL Server blogger Mr. Denny right here on ITKE, I have a great trick to share with readers who want to upgrade their Windows 8 Release Preview installs to the latest RTM version now ...
- August 10, 2012
The ongoing Metro flap continues. Yesterday, Mary Jo Foley posted a story entitled "Microsoft: Don't call it Metro. Call it 'Windows 8.'" She suggests that the whole dust-up is intended to resolve ...
- August 06, 2012
There's been enough hoopla and unhappiness about the Windows 8 tile-oriented user interface known until now as Metro, that MS has apparently decided to kill the name and call this GUI something ...
- August 01, 2012
At 11:00 AM Central, 9:00 AM Pacific, Microsoft pushed "Releasing Windows 8 -- August 1, 2012" out to the Building Windows 8 blog. It wasn't so much a set of rumors (see below), as it was a set of ...
- July 25, 2012
MS hasn't yet made any announcements, but the rumors are flying thick and fast right now that RTM is "in its final hours of compiling and completing Windows 8." Winbeta.org goes on to speculate ...
- July 23, 2012
October 26 is just over three months away as I write this blog, and that's when Windows 8 will become available to the general public -- and to enterprises, corporations, government arms and ...
- July 19, 2012
OK, so now it's official. Tons of sources (see this Google search) confirm the General Availability (GA) date for Windows 8 as October 26, 2012, thanks to remarks from the company's annual sales ...
- July 13, 2012
This title block from Blogging Windows says it all: The blog in question is from the Communications Leader for the Windows 8 team, and the spokesperson for the group's blogging activities, Brandon ...
- July 12, 2012
Despite the rise and popularity of consumerization and other technology trends, enterprises might stick with a traditional Windows migration strategy.
- July 11, 2012
Apparently, there's been a worldwide conference for Microsoft partners in Toronto recently, because ZDNet Windows maven Mary Jo Foley reported on July 9, that "Windows 8 is on track to be released ...
- July 09, 2012
Regular ComputerWorld Windows Guy and market observer Preston Gralla got me thinking this morning with his article entitled "Early warning signs point to a Windows 8 apathetic launch." He makes ...
- July 05, 2012
Thanks to a request from some colleagues at Dell recently, I've dug back into a pair of nonpareil websites to revisit their standout coverage and tutorials for all things Windows related. I'm ...