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Windows XP: Widely Used, Widely Attacked

Exploits using Windows XP as an attack vector will grow this year, according to security experts commenting on Microsoft's "Security Intelligence Report Volume 8."

Microsoft Beats 4Q Consensus With $16B Revenue

Microsoft's had record earnings in its fourth quarter, according to the company's financial report issued today.

SP1 Coming Next Year for Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2

Service Pack 1 for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 will be released "within the first half of calendar year 2011," Microsoft announced this week.

Windows 7 Downgrade Rights Extended by Microsoft

Microsoft has extended Windows 7 downgrade rights for those buying new PCs from original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).

Ballmer: Microsoft's Partners Must Embrace the Cloud

Microsoft's partners should get onboard with Microsoft's business shift to the cloud or be left behind.

Microsoft Releases SP1 Beta for Windows Server 2008 R2

Microsoft today announced the beta release of Service Pack 1 for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.

Windows Intune Beta 2 Service Now Available

Microsoft rolled out a second beta of its Windows Intune service on Monday, but availability is limited.

Windows 7 Limited on VC-1 Video Codec Use

Microsoft last week acknowledged that the VC-1 video codec has limited performance on multicore systems running Windows 7.

IE 9 Platform Preview 3 Released, Supports Canvas

Microsoft on Wednesday announced the third "platform preview" release of its Internet Explorer 9 browser prototype.

Microsoft ACT 5.6 Supports 64-Bit Windows 7

Microsoft last week stepped up its ACT, releasing the latest version of a free tool that checks the compatibility of applications with Windows 7.

VMware, Others Offer Windows 7 Upgrade Advice

VMware has extended a helping hand to consumers considering migrating from Microsoft Windows XP to Windows 7.

SP1 Roadmap for Windows Server 2008 R2 Unveiled

Microsoft on Monday announced virtualization and other improvements coming with Service Pack 1 for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7.

IE's Market Share Stabilizes in May

Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser showed a U.S. market share gain in May compared with competing browsers.

Microsoft Should Get a Tablet Partner, Report Says

Microsoft's Windows consumer empire is at stake if it doesn't quickly find a tablet device manufacturing partner.

My Story: How I Used Technology To Improve My Son's World

Read how IT pro Kirk Foutts used virtualization, Windows 7 and other technologies to create a reliable yet robust touchscreen device for his injured son.

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