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Microsoft Panel Offers Windows XP Migration Tips

Microsoft assembled a panel of MVPs, product managers and consultants on Monday to prod those still stuck on Windows XP to move to Windows 7.

IE 10 Won't Run on Vista

Microsoft's MIX 11 fanfare last week included the new IE 10 platform preview, but no mention was made at that time that it won't run on Windows Vista.

Windows Intune Beta Ends April 18

The Windows Intune beta will expire on Monday, April 18, Microsoft warned today.

StatCounter: Windows 7 Overtakes XP in U.S.

For the first time since its release in October 2009, Windows 7 has surpassed XP in U.S. market share, according to one source.

Microsoft Releases Beta of DaRT 7 Recovery Tool

Microsoft today released a beta of its new Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset 7 (DaRT 7) support tool that can help IT pros remotely fix unbootable PCs.

Gartner: Plan Now for Windows 7, Office 2010 Migrations

IT organizations worldwide likely can't escape "the big migration," which means having to upgrade from Windows XP and Office 2003, according to Gartner.

Windows Thin PC Trial Software Now Available

Microsoft announced today that it has rolled out a public test version of its Windows Thin PC software technology.

Microsoft Launches Windows Intune, Plans MDOP Updates

Microsoft announced the availability of its Windows Intune PC management and security service today.

Microsoft Unveils Long-Term Academic Licensing Option

Microsoft today announced that it is launching a new long-term subscription licensing program for academic institutions.

Scorecarding: How Microsoft Measures Its Own Success

Mary-Jo Foley takes you inside the metrics Microsoft uses to judge itself.

Microsoft Bullish on Thin Clients Using Windows Embedded

Microsoft sees next-generation thin clients making a comeback in the enterprise based on its Windows Embedded Standard 7 operating system.

Microsoft Unveils Upcoming Windows 7 VDI and Security Options

A Microsoft official briefly noted on Thursday that Microsoft is planning two new options for IT organizations using Windows 7 -- but the catch is that Software Assurance (SA) licensing needs to be in place.

SP1 Hits RTM Status for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

Microsoft Wednesday released Service Pack 1 for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 to its equipment manufacturing partners.

VMware: February Windows 7 Patches Break Connection with View Client

Two entries in this month's security update, released Tuesday, blocks Windows 7 users from connecting to VMware's View Connection Servers, according to a VMware security bulletin.

Microsoft's 2Q 2011 Earnings Buoyed by Xbox and Office

Microsoft mostly beat financial analyst expectations in its fiscal second quarter, reporting overall earnings of $19.9 billion.

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