Microsoft on Wednesday explained how the needs of enterprise users were considered in the early design stages of its new Windows 7 operating system.
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.
Early versions of Windows Vista's successor could burnish the operating system's tarnished reputation in the desktop market.
Microsoft released a cumulative update to its application virtualization solution, which now supports the Windows 7 Beta, according to an announcement issued by the company on Thursday.
Microsoft released a Windows 7 Beta client update that fixes problems that a small number of users were experiencing with Internet Explorer 8 on the new OS.
Microsoft's technical team on Thursday reported progress on improvements to the beta version of Windows 7, assuring testers that the team really cares about user feedback.
Microsoft's chief finance head on Thursday answered questions about Microsoft's business plans at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference 2009 event in San Francisco.
Microsoft offers discounts on exams and other incentives to visit your local MCPLS center.
- By Michael Domingo
Microsoft plans to give the Windows Mobile a facelift which includes the launch of a Web-based sync service and a developer site.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
Plus, Microsoft revamps security portal; printer flaws get fixed; drivers get spammed.
- By Jabulani Leffall
Microsoft has followed up on the release of its Windows 7 Beta by rolling out another build of the Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit.
A debate erupted over the effectiveness of the user account control feature in Microsoft's beta release of Windows 7.
- By Jabulani Leffall
Microsoft has begun aggressively reaching out to the channel to prepare for the release of Windows 7.
- By Scott Bekker
Microsoft described its product lineup plans for its forthcoming Windows 7 operating system launch, expected in early 2010 or possibly earlier.
Windows XP powers "71 percent of PCs within North American and European enterprises," according to a report published last week by Forrester Research.