Microsoft got it right with Windows 7, according to Michael Cherry, vice president of research on operating systems for Directions on Microsoft.
- By Herb Torrens
Microsoft started a new pilot help program last week for IT professionals and developers facing application compatibility issues.
Microsoft gave investors a look at the company's business prospects on Tuesday at the Oppenheimer Annual Communications, Technology & Internet Conference in Boston.
- By Herb Torrens
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.
Subscribers to Microsoft's professional services -- TechNet and the Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) -- can begin downloading Windows 7 RTM editions starting today.
The release candidate (RC) version of Windows XP Mode is now available, Microsoft announced on Tuesday.
Microsoft changed its plans about issuing a special European version of Windows 7 that would lack Internet Explorer, according to a company announcement.
Microsoft last week showed its appreciation to beta testers of Windows 7 by extending free copies to them -- well, not all of them.
Microsoft last week disclosed consumer pricing for Windows 7 upgrades, unveiling the Family Pack and Windows Anytime Upgrade options.
Office 2007 has functionality that allows administrators to see SharePoint in a whole new light.
- By J. Peter Bruzzese
Microsoft executives on Thursday explained the company's business and prospects at the 2009 Microsoft Financial Analyst Meeting in Redmond, Wash.
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.
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.
Plus: Windows 7 security baseline guide; Adobe installer flaw; U.S. still ranks in spam origination.
- By Jabulani Leffall
Microsoft last week released tools for IT pros and partners planning Windows deployments.