Windows 7


Windows 7 Release Candidate Arriving in May?

Microsoft may be trying to send a message that the next release of Windows 7 will happen in May of this year.

Windows 7 Exams Development Under Way

Microsoft Learning announced some preliminary information on three new MCST-level exams for the upcoming OS.

Windows Home Server Gets Powered Up With PP2

Microsoft's Windows Home Server got a boost with the release of Power Pack 2 (PP2), which became available to Microsoft Developer Network subscribers.

Crash! Boom! Bang! Exploit!

The Windows Debugger plug-in explains all. Plus: IE 8 and Safari get taken down a notch; Conficker might be an April Fool's joke; Paladin rolls to the rescue.

Gartner Outlines Windows 7 Deployment Strategy

IT departments should depart from the usual SP1 milestone when deciding when to deploy Windows 7, according to a Gartner analysis.

Microsoft Rolling Out Windows Azure Improvements

Microsoft described three Windows Azure improvements designed to assist developers using its cloud-based operating system.

Fool Us Once, Conficker....

Plus, Microsoft in a patching spat; PCI makes new rules; Facebook tricks.

Windows 7 Getting Fine Tuned, Features Added

More user interface tweaks and bug fixes are being carried out by the Windows 7 engineering team in preparation for the release candidate version of the OS.

Windows 7 Is 'Rescuing' Apps, Microsoft Says

Windows 7 will feature superior application compatibility over Windows Vista, according to a Microsoft announcement issued on Monday.

March Security Bulletin Issued Without Excel Fix

Microsoft is rolling out three security fixes today in its March patch release, with one item described as "critical" and two items labeled "important."

Q&A: Microsoft's Nash Explains IE 8's Enterprise Advantages

Mike Nash, Microsoft's corporate vice president for Windows product management, talks about the status of IE 8 RC1.

IE8 Will Be Removable from Windows 7

Microsoft will expand the list of "features" that can be disabled when the Windows 7 Release Candidate becomes available, including the ability to turn off IE 8.

Microsoft Promoting Windows 7 for the Enterprise

Microsoft on Wednesday explained how the needs of enterprise users were considered in the early design stages of its new Windows 7 operating system.

A Monopoly Means Never Having to Say You're Sorry

Vista isn't a perfect OS, not by a long-shot. But that doesn't mean Microsoft's hold on the desktop is going to weaken any time soon.

Will Windows 7 Be Microsoft's Redemption?

Early versions of Windows Vista's successor could burnish the operating system's tarnished reputation in the desktop market.

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