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Microsoft Unveils Hyper-V Server 2008 R2

Microsoft released the latest version of its free standalone server virtualization solution on Friday.

Microsoft Rolls Out App Compatibility Support Line

Microsoft started a new pilot help program last week for IT professionals and developers facing application compatibility issues.

Microsoft Lays Out Strategy at Investor Event

Microsoft gave investors a look at the company's business prospects on Tuesday at the Oppenheimer Annual Communications, Technology & Internet Conference in Boston.

Windows 7 Upgrades Can Kill .NET 4 and VS 2010 Betas

Windows Vista users trying to upgrade to Windows 7 can face some unintended consequences if they also use .NET Framework 4 beta 1 and Visual Studio 2010 beta 1.

UPDATE: Windows 7 Available to TechNet, MSDN Subscribers

Subscribers to Microsoft's professional services -- TechNet and the Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) -- can begin downloading Windows 7 RTM editions starting today.

Windows XP Mode RC Released

The release candidate (RC) version of Windows XP Mode is now available, Microsoft announced on Tuesday.

Microsoft Unveils Windows 7 Upgrade Options

Microsoft last week disclosed consumer pricing for Windows 7 upgrades, unveiling the Family Pack and Windows Anytime Upgrade options.

Microsoft To Scrap Europe Version of Windows 7

Microsoft changed its plans about issuing a special European version of Windows 7 that would lack Internet Explorer, according to a company announcement.

Some Beta Testers Getting Windows 7 for Free

Microsoft last week showed its appreciation to beta testers of Windows 7 by extending free copies to them -- well, not all of them.

SharePoint: Working in Harmony

Office 2007 has functionality that allows administrators to see SharePoint in a whole new light.

Ballmer Talks Up Windows 7 at Financial Analyst Meeting

Microsoft executives on Thursday explained the company's business and prospects at the 2009 Microsoft Financial Analyst Meeting in Redmond, Wash.

Microsoft Hits New Lows in 4Q Report

Microsoft's financials continued to decline, with the company reporting $13.1 billion in revenue for its fiscal fourth-quarter -- a 17 percent decrease compared with last year's fourth quarter.

RTM Milestone: Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008

Microsoft popped the champagne corks in Redmond today by announcing that Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 have both reached the "release to manufacturing" stage.

Mozilla Matches Microsoft in Browser Flaw Fixes

Plus: Windows 7 security baseline guide; Adobe installer flaw; U.S. still ranks in spam origination.

Microsoft Planning Toolkit and Design Guides Released

Microsoft last week released tools for IT pros and partners planning Windows deployments.

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