Windows 7


Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010 Beta 2 Released

Microsoft last week announced the availability of beta 2 of Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010.

Windows 7 Consumer Upgrade Limited to 25 PCs

Microsoft's new Windows 7 "upgrade option program" for consumers and small businesses has a catch: the offer is restricted to buying 25 PCs or less.

Microsoft and DOD Defining Windows 7 Security

Microsoft is working with the government to establish secure system settings that are expected to become the Federal Desktop Core Configuration for Windows 7.

Windows 7 Pricing, Discounts Unveiled

Microsoft on Thursday announced Windows 7 consumer pricing, an upgrade program for new PC buyers and a limited-time discount offer -- starting on June 26.

Microsoft Unveils Windows 7 Downgrade Plan

Microsoft has clarified its downgrade rights policies for Windows 7 purchasers when that operating system becomes generally available.

Adobe Patch Irks Windows Users

Plus: Microsoft's "Morro"; U.S. Senator ticked at cyber coordinator role.

Portable PCs Overtake Desktops in 1Q 2009

Worldwide shipments of portable PCs surpassed desktop PCs in the first quarter of this year, marking the first time it has occurred, according to an IDC report announced on Thursday.

Microsoft: Windows 7 Will Face 'Tough' Market

Microsoft executive Bill Koefoed answered some questions about the software giant's business prospects on Wednesday at an investment firm-sponsored technology conference.

Windows 7: Expect 'Modest' Bump in PC Sales, Veghte Says

Microsoft's Bill Veghte spoke at the UBS Global Technology and Services Conference on Monday, providing a general overview of the Windows 7 business plan.

Windows 7 Consumer Discounts To Begin June 26

A leaked memo from consumer retailer Best Buy has disclosed the start date for Microsoft's incentive program for Windows sales -- June 26.

Windows 7 To Ship in Late October

Microsoft has announced that Windows 7 will be generally available on Oct. 22, 2009.

Windows 7 Starter Freed of Three-App Limit

Microsoft changed course on its product marketing plans for the Windows 7 Starter edition and removed a restriction that critics said would have artificially "crippled" the operating system.

You Can Take It with You

Windows 7's BitLocker to Go feature extends data protection to removable drives.

Reller Assures Financial Crowd on Windows 7 Readiness

Microsoft executive Tami Reller fielded questions about the company's Windows business segment on Thursday in New York City.

Windows 7 RC Remote Server Tools Available

IT pros can now get a package of remote server management tools that work with the new Windows 7 release candidate, which Microsoft released to the public on Tuesday.

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