Windows 7


HP Ships Windows 7 Slate PC

Hewlett-Packard's long-awaited slate PC is now available but with a different target audience than originally planned.

Study: Windows 7 Migrations Mostly 'Smooth' for Businesses

Software security provider Symantec commissioned a study on Windows 7 migration experiences that was published this month.

Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization 2.0 Beta Released

Microsoft on Tuesday released a new beta test version of its desktop virtualization solution for organizations.

Ballmer Talks Up the Cloud in European Tour

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer went to Europe this week to help sell the Internet cloud, a key Microsoft business area.

Microsoft Releases Windows Live Essentials 2011

Microsoft last week announced the availability of Windows Live Essentials 2011, a free consumer suite of applications designed to connect Windows users to the Internet cloud.

UPDATE: Microsoft: IE 9 Will Not Require Windows 7 SP1, but Don't Wait

Despite the excitement of last week's beta debut of Internet Explorer 9, Microsoft wants organizations moving to Windows 7 to use its Internet Explorer 8 browser.

Microsoft Releases P2V Desktop Virtualization Beta

Microsoft last week described a different way to use desktop virtualization to maintain legacy applications and still move users to Windows 7.

An IT Pro's Guide to Virtualization and Windows 7

As companies prepare to migrate to Windows 7, IT professionals can implement new virtualization capabilities provided in the new desktop operating system. We offer a primer on the various options now available.

PolicyPak for Windows 7: Convenient Configuration

PolicyPak gives IT pros the power to automate application configuration with minimum hassle and maximum results.

Gartner: Pump Up Your Budget for Windows 7 Migrations

Microsoft calls Windows 7 its "fastest selling" operating system, but the new OS may represent increased costs and greater logistical pain for IT shops over the next two years.

AV-Test Certifies Security Products on Windows 7

AV-Test this week published certification results for 19 software security products running on Windows 7.

Microsoft Readying Releases of IE 9, MED-V, Opalis and CRM 2011

Microsoft this week provided notice of some upcoming product updates and betas to expect in the coming months.

Microsoft Extends UTD Discount for Windows and Office

Microsoft has extended its "up-to-date" (UTD) discount upgrade offer for Windows and Office licensees through next month.

Ballmer Outlines Mobile Strategy at Microsoft Event

Microsoft's business strategies were described at the company's Financial Analyst Meeting on Thursday.

Study: Windows 7 Adoption Among Top IT Trends

An annual survey of IT organizations found rising trends toward deploying Windows 7, desktop virtualization and unified communications solutions.

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