Windows 7


Top 5 Security Features of Windows 7

Redmond has talked a lot about performance, usability and manageability, but has said less about security. This isn't surprising.

Windows XP Mode Released to OEMs

Microsoft announced that the final version of Windows XP Mode was released to PC manufacturers on Thursday.

Ballmer Promotes 'New Efficiency' Vision for IT

Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer gave a keynote talk at a Microsoft event called "The New Efficiency" on Tuesday.

Windows 7 Update Addresses App Compatibility

Microsoft released a minor update this week for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 that addresses compatibility issues for some applications.

Microsoft Releases System Center Updates

Microsoft last week announced a number of updates to its System Center line of server management products.

Microsoft to IT: Deploy Windows 7 Now

Microsoft put out the word on Monday that IT organizations can start deploying Windows 7 now, citing the cost benefits of doing so.

Microsoft Exec Describes Search Ad Strategy

Microsoft executive Charles Songhurst answered questions on Microsoft's business strategy at the Jefferies Annual Technology Conference in New York on Tuesday.

MDOP 2009 R2 Arriving Next Month

Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack 2009 will get an R2 upgrade next month, according to an announcement by Microsoft on Monday.

Microsoft: Windows 7 Upgrade Could Take 20 Hours

Tests conducted by Microsoft show that upgrades from Vista to Windows 7 can, in certain situations, take more than 20 hours.

Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010 Released

Microsoft on Tuesday released its next-generation Windows operating system deployment tool for IT pros, called Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2010.

Microsoft Describes Profit Strategy at Citigroup Event

Microsoft's chief financial officer fielded questions about Microsoft's business at the Citi Annual Technology Conference on Wednesday.

Microsoft Warns of Another Server Message Block Bug

The all-critical patch release of hotfixes served up by Redmond Tuesday hadn't even cooled off yet when Microsoft issued yet another security advisory on late Tuesday night.

Vendors Rip Microsoft Over Alleged Security Issues

Software security vendors like to point to glitches in Microsoft products, but they don't always get much acknowledgment from Redmond.

Worldwide Server Revenues Down in 2Q

Worldwide server revenues decreased more than 30 percent in the second quarter of 2009 compared with last year's second quarter, according to a report announced last week by IDC.

Windows 7 Enterprise Trial Edition Announced

Microsoft rolled out yet another free test version of Windows 7 on Tuesday -- this time targeting IT pros who haven't previously had access to the new operating system.

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