Windows 7

Windows 7 'Battery Failure' Bug Under Investigation

Microsoft is responding to complaints from some Windows 7 users about a message that suggests impending battery failure when using a laptop.

Microsoft's Future: Crystal Clear

Here are seven powerful predictions for Microsoft's future.

Microsoft Issues Fixes for Windows Quirks

Microsoft this week issued four specialized fixes for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 products.

Windows 7 Sales Boost Microsoft's 2Q Results

Microsoft outperformed expectations in its fiscal second quarter, largely based on consumer Windows 7 spending, according to an announcement Thursday.

Microsoft Adds Rental Option for Office, Windows

Microsoft changed its licensing for businesses that rent out PCs by announcing an extra, one-time fee for Office and Windows.

Microsoft, Intel Unveil Sign That Tracks Shoppers

Microsoft and Intel have joined efforts to produce digital signage technology for the retail industry.

Windows 7 May Face Attacks in 2010

Windows 7 has the potential to become a security target in 2010, according to researchers, although it's held up so far.

Microsoft Offers Windows 7, Office 2007 Discounts

Microsoft opened the new year with marketing push designed to wean small-to-medium orgs off older Windows and Office products.

Flocking to Windows 7

After only a few months of availability, many are already moving to Windows 7. Here, readers offer tips and best practices for others making the flight away from Windows XP or Windows Vista.

Can DirectAccess Replace Your VPN?

Despite some drawbacks, DirectAccess will likely become the preferred remote-access method as Windows 7 becomes more prevalent.

Microsoft: We Will Steal Google's Lunch

A Microsoft corporate vice president talked about the company's business prospects, including competition with Google, at a Barclays event on Tuesday.

Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2: Improving the Branch Office Experience

Get the skinny on the benefits and drawbacks of BrancheCache and DirectAccess, arguably the crown jewels of the Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 releases.

Moving up in the World

Readers recount their tales of Windows 7 migration.

Windows 7 To Drive 'PC Refresh' Cycle, Microsoft Says

A top Microsoft official answered questions about the state of IT spending and Microsoft's product offerings at the Nasdaq OMX 23rd Investor Program on Tuesday.

Windows 7: Deja Vista

Windows 7 adds a few cool features, but look, feel and performance are not much different from its predecessor.

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