Windows 7


Microsoft Releases Preview of Windows Embedded Standard 2011

Microsoft on Tuesday announced the availability of a test version of its Windows Embedded Standard 2011 operating system, formerly code-named "Quebec."

Netbooks Play Small Enterprise Role

As Windows 7 nears, more enterprises consider inexpensive netbooks -- but only for a narrow range of applications.

7 Wonders of Windows 7

After the Vista debacle, seven could just be the lucky number for Windows. We review seven features of Windows 7 that could make the newest version of the OS the best Microsoft has produced in years.

Polish Your Shell

Learning PowerShell is simple once you understand these basic cmdlets.

7 on 7

Doug's a big fan of Windows 7, from its quickness to its stability. But that doesn't mean it's perfect.

10 Reasons to Love Windows 7

You'll probably have to move to Windows 7 at some point, but there's good news: Microsoft's new OS has lots of great features. Here's what we love -- and don't love.

Microsoft Unveils Hyper-V Server 2008 R2

Microsoft released the latest version of its free standalone server virtualization solution on Friday.

Report: Windows 7 Meets Business Needs

Microsoft got it right with Windows 7, according to Michael Cherry, vice president of research on operating systems for Directions on Microsoft.

Microsoft Rolls Out App Compatibility Support Line

Microsoft started a new pilot help program last week for IT professionals and developers facing application compatibility issues.

Microsoft Lays Out Strategy at Investor Event

Microsoft gave investors a look at the company's business prospects on Tuesday at the Oppenheimer Annual Communications, Technology & Internet Conference in Boston.

Windows 7 Upgrades Can Kill .NET 4 and VS 2010 Betas

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.

UPDATE: Windows 7 Available to TechNet, MSDN Subscribers

Subscribers to Microsoft's professional services -- TechNet and the Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) -- can begin downloading Windows 7 RTM editions starting today.

Windows XP Mode RC Released

The release candidate (RC) version of Windows XP Mode is now available, Microsoft announced on Tuesday.

Microsoft To Scrap Europe Version of Windows 7

Microsoft changed its plans about issuing a special European version of Windows 7 that would lack Internet Explorer, according to a company announcement.

Microsoft Unveils Windows 7 Upgrade Options

Microsoft last week disclosed consumer pricing for Windows 7 upgrades, unveiling the Family Pack and Windows Anytime Upgrade options.

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