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Ballmer Talks Up Windows 7 at Financial Analyst Meeting

Microsoft executives on Thursday explained the company's business and prospects at the 2009 Microsoft Financial Analyst Meeting in Redmond, Wash.

Microsoft Hits New Lows in 4Q Report

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.

RTM Milestone: Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008

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.

Mozilla Matches Microsoft in Browser Flaw Fixes

Plus: Windows 7 security baseline guide; Adobe installer flaw; U.S. still ranks in spam origination.

Microsoft Planning Toolkit and Design Guides Released

Microsoft last week released tools for IT pros and partners planning Windows deployments.

Forefront Unified Access Gateway Beta Released

Microsoft rolled out beta 2 of its Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG) enterprise security solution this week.

Forrester: Worst May Be Over for IT Market

IT purchasing has been so bad recently that things have got to be looking up.

Readers Down on Microsoft Downgrades

Moving to an older version of Microsoft software can be tricky, some readers say.

Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010 Beta 2 Released

Microsoft last week announced the availability of beta 2 of Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010.

Windows 7 Consumer Upgrade Limited to 25 PCs

Microsoft's new Windows 7 "upgrade option program" for consumers and small businesses has a catch: the offer is restricted to buying 25 PCs or less.

Microsoft and DOD Defining Windows 7 Security

Microsoft is working with the government to establish secure system settings that are expected to become the Federal Desktop Core Configuration for Windows 7.

Windows 7 Pricing, Discounts Unveiled

Microsoft on Thursday announced Windows 7 consumer pricing, an upgrade program for new PC buyers and a limited-time discount offer -- starting on June 26.

Microsoft Unveils Windows 7 Downgrade Plan

Microsoft has clarified its downgrade rights policies for Windows 7 purchasers when that operating system becomes generally available.

Adobe Patch Irks Windows Users

Plus: Microsoft's "Morro"; U.S. Senator ticked at cyber coordinator role.

Portable PCs Overtake Desktops in 1Q 2009

Worldwide shipments of portable PCs surpassed desktop PCs in the first quarter of this year, marking the first time it has occurred, according to an IDC report announced on Thursday.

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