Windows legacy operating systems

Windows legacy operating systems News

  • January 16, 2020 16 Jan'20

    With support for Windows 7 ending, a look back at the OS

    With support for Windows 7 ending and Microsoft ushering in the end of life for the OS, tech experts and IT pros look back at its legacy of reliability and stability.

  • February 17, 2019 17 Feb'19

    Another Free Win7 Life Extension

    In announcing a preview of its Microsoft Virtual Desktop Azure-based technology, MS sneakily offers another free Win7 life extension. Very interesting!

  • July 06, 2017 06 Jul'17

    Windows 10 enterprise adoption faces legacy app roadblocks

    Windows 10 turns two this month, but most organizations forgo its security enhancements and stick with Windows 7 because of legacy app incompatibility or resistance to change.

  • April 14, 2017 14 Apr'17

    So Long Windows Vista

    On April 11, Windows Vista's status changed to end-of-life, as extended support ended at MS. Thus, it's time to say "So long Windows Vista!"

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  • DOS (disk operating system)

    A DOS, or disk operating system, is an operating system that runs from a disk drive. The term can also refer to a particular family of disk operating systems, most commonly MS-DOS, an acronym for Microsoft DOS. Continue Reading

  • Sysprep (System Preparation Tool)

    Sysprep is Microsoft's System Preparation tool intended to duplicate, test and deliver new installations for the Windows operating system based on an established installation. Continue Reading

  • Microsoft Windows Explorer

    Microsoft Windows Explorer is a graphical file management utility included with Microsoft Windows 95 and later; finally renamed File Explorer with Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012. Continue Reading

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