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Windows 7 RC1 may arrive in late May
— 4:46 PM on March 16, 2009

Almost a month ago, we quoted a Neowin report that said the first Windows 7 release candidate could arrive as early as April 10....

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Microsoft hopes to cash in on netbook users
— 9:52 AM on March 10, 2009

As you might recall, we learned last month that the cheapest Windows 7 flavor available worldwide will only support running three applications concurrently. According...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Vista gains, Windows loses ground in Net Applications data
— 11:31 AM on March 2, 2009

Windows Vista is slowly gaining more users, but an increasing number of folks are forgoing Windows entirely. That's the gist of Net Applications' freshly published...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Windows 7 to add native .mov video file support
— 6:00 AM on February 27, 2009

While many Mac users absolutely swear by Apple's software, Windows users don't always have the same enthusiasm for applications like QuickTime and iTunes. Well, with...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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HP, Sun strike Solaris distribution deal
— 3:07 PM on February 26, 2009

Another major x86 server vendor will soon start offering Sun's Solaris operating system. After inking distribution deals with IBM and Dell in 2007,...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Linux-Unix

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Microsoft plans new entry-level Windows server
— 6:00 AM on February 26, 2009

Two years after announcing Windows Home Server, Microsoft has revealed plans for a new low-cost server operating system: Windows Server Foundation Edition. According to...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Dell: 33% of Inspiron Mini 9 netbooks sold run Linux
— 11:40 AM on February 24, 2009

The very first Eee PCs might have been Linux-powered, but Windows XP has made considerable headway in the netbook market since then. Nevertheless, the biggest...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems Linux-Unix

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Windows 7 could hit release candidate stage on April 10
— 6:00 AM on February 23, 2009

As we wrote not long ago, Microsoft plans to hurry Windows 7's development along and skip straight to the release candidate stage for its...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Vista Capable suit loses class-action status
— 12:48 PM on February 19, 2009

A U.S. District Judge has reversed her decision to give the "Windows Vista Capable" lawsuit class-action status, TechFlash reports. In April 2007, Dianne L....

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Microsoft sued over XP downgrade prices
— 2:39 PM on February 17, 2009

A miffed user has sued Microsoft because of the fee required to downgrade to Windows XP on a new Lenovo computer, according to InternetNews.com....

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Report: Windows 7 is on track for a holiday launch
— 4:12 PM on February 12, 2009

Officially, Microsoft says Windows 7's launch schedule could go either way: the new operating system may hit stores in time for the 2009 holiday season,...

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Microsoft reveals Windows 7 editions
— 1:06 PM on February 3, 2009

With four different retail editions and arbitrarily segregated feature sets, Windows Vista certainly didn't make shopping easy for consumers. Will Windows 7 make things any...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Intel releases Moblin 2 alpha for netbooks, MIDs
— 5:08 PM on January 28, 2009

Moblin may not have garnered much press coverage, but Intel is still developing the operating system for netbooks and mobile Internet devices (MIDs) based on...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Linux-Unix

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Windows 7 public beta to be up until February 10
— 6:00 AM on January 26, 2009

Scratch the 2.5-million download limit and January 24 deadline—members of the public still have another couple of weeks to download the Windows 7 beta. Microsoft's...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Report: Second Vista service pack postponed
— 2:25 PM on January 23, 2009

Windows Vista Service Pack 2 may not be out until May or June, according to a new report by TechARP. As we previously

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Microsoft: We've reached the 64-bit tipping point
— 12:15 PM on January 22, 2009

Over five years after the launch of the first x86-64 desktop CPU, 64-bit versions of Windows are finally poised to take over. DailyTech...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Operating systems Windows

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Thoughts on the Windows 7 beta
— 4:44 PM on January 13, 2009

I've already written at length about my (generally positive) appraisal of Windows Vista, yet I'm still eagerly looking forward to Windows 7. While I find...

Type: Blog post Tags: Operating systems Windows

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HyperSpace instant-on OS pops up while Windows boots
— 2:57 PM on January 12, 2009

"We've all been there: we power up our laptops and then find something else to do for several minutes or more while our computers boot...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems

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