Windows 7


Can DirectAccess Replace Your VPN?

Despite some drawbacks, DirectAccess will likely become the preferred remote-access method as Windows 7 becomes more prevalent.

Microsoft: We Will Steal Google's Lunch

A Microsoft corporate vice president talked about the company's business prospects, including competition with Google, at a Barclays event on Tuesday.

Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2: Improving the Branch Office Experience

Get the skinny on the benefits and drawbacks of BrancheCache and DirectAccess, arguably the crown jewels of the Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 releases.

Moving up in the World

Readers recount their tales of Windows 7 migration.

Windows 7 To Drive 'PC Refresh' Cycle, Microsoft Says

A top Microsoft official answered questions about the state of IT spending and Microsoft's product offerings at the Nasdaq OMX 23rd Investor Program on Tuesday.

Windows 7: Deja Vista

Windows 7 adds a few cool features, but look, feel and performance are not much different from its predecessor.

PDC: Microsoft's Sinofsky Reviews Windows 7, Previews IE 9

A year ago, at the 2008 Professional Developers Conference, Steven Sinofsky earned plaudits when he offered a mea culpa for the mess left by Vista.

Windows 7 Gets Its First Bug

Plus: hackers try to bypass Windows 7's WAT; Internet Explorer attack can hurt the kernel.

Windows SMB Subject to Denial-of-Service Attack

Microsoft is continuing to investigate holes in its Server Message Block file-sharing protocol used in Windows.

Windows 7 Download Utility Contains GPL Code

Microsoft confirmed on Friday that open source GNU code landed in its utility software used to install Windows 7.

Windows 7's UAC Slammed by Sophos

Microsoft and Sophos are at it again, this time arguing about Windows 7's user account control feature.

Exchange 2010 and Forefront Protection Released

Microsoft officials announced the public release of Exchange 2010 on Monday.

Sales Boost Seen With Windows 7 Launch

Sales of Windows 7 to U.S. consumers during the operating system's October debut outpaced those of Vista when it first launched.

Kace Updates Management Product for Windows 7

Kace on Tuesday unveiled an upgrade to its systems deployment appliance that can help with Windows 7 migrations.

Windows 7: Enterprise Game-Changer?

What does Windows 7 mean for enterprise IT organizations? A lot more than you might think.

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