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Microsoft readies first Windows 7 service pack
— 10:11 AM on March 19, 2010

A mere five months after its retail release, Windows 7 already awaits its first service pack. As ComputerWorld reports, Microsoft has started revealing details...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Windows 7 to get updated copy protection
— 1:36 PM on February 11, 2010

Pirates, look out. Microsoft has updated the official Windows Blog to say an upcoming Windows 7 update will let the operating system to detect...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Win7 Release Candidate to expire soon
— 3:12 PM on February 1, 2010

When it came out last May, the Windows 7 release candidate presented a great opportunity for users to sample the new, largely completed operating...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Google to drop Internet Explorer 6 support in March
— 12:27 PM on February 1, 2010

Have any web designers around you broken into spontaneous song and dance? The latest post on Google's Enterprise Blog may be responsible. In it, the...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software Windows

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Microsoft earnings soar on Windows 7 success
— 11:12 AM on January 29, 2010

For evidence that Windows 7 is getting traction in the market, look no further than Microsoft's latest financial results. For the quarter ended December 31,...

Type: News story Tags: Software Windows

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Newsweek expects Ballmer to get the axe
— 5:37 PM on January 11, 2010

Microsoft will oust Steve Ballmer as CEO—so says the ninth item in Newsweek's list of 10 tech predictions for this year. Newsweek doesn't have...

Type: News story Tags: Software Windows

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Microsoft, EU agree on browser ballot, EU drops charges
— 5:05 PM on December 16, 2009

Not all action by antitrust regulators ends badly for PC industry monopolies. Although Intel is now coming under fire from the FTC, Microsoft has...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software Windows

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Kaspersky speeds up virus screening with Tesla GPUs
— 12:23 PM on December 15, 2009

Is this the dawn of client-side GPU-accelerated virus scanning? Not quite. However, anti-virus software firm Kaspersky Lab has begun to use Nvidia graphics processors...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software Windows

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Official Windows 7 USB installer goes open-source
— 9:36 AM on December 11, 2009

Users with netbooks and consumer ultraportable laptops can now upgrade to Windows 7 using a free, open-source tool... released by Microsoft this week. No, you...

Type: News story Tags: Software Windows

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Internet Explorer 9 to feature GPU acceleration
— 4:08 PM on November 20, 2009

In recent months, Apple, Google, and Mozilla have really managed to squeeze impressive amounts of performance out of their respective web browsers, making page rendering...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software Windows

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Power Pack 3 for Windows Home Server arrives next week
— 6:00 AM on November 20, 2009

Atom-based home servers are ganging up on shoppers this holiday season, promising perks like centralized data storage, automated backups, and media streaming at bargain...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Microsoft warns of Windows 7 zero-day flaw
— 4:24 PM on November 16, 2009

Is this the first zero-day security vulnerability in Microsoft's new operating system? According to ComputerWorld, Microsoft has confirmed the presence of a flaw through...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Windows

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Microsoft exec says Win7 borrows from OS X, Microsoft disagrees
— 2:34 PM on November 12, 2009

Sometimes, you just can't help sticking your foot in your mouth. In an interview with British site PCR yesterday, Microsoft Partners Group Manager Simon Aldous...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows Mac

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Windows 7 now has 4% of the PC market
— 6:00 AM on November 12, 2009

Last week, we told you that early Windows 7 retail sales had eclipsed early Vista sales by a staggering 234%. Do usage share numbers...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Early Windows 7 unit sales beat Vista's by 234%
— 6:00 AM on November 6, 2009

So far, the hype surrounding Windows 7 has been much more positive than what accompanied Windows Vista. Has all the upbeat chatter translated into higher...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Microsoft pulls out of Family Guy special
— 6:00 AM on October 27, 2009

You know that Microsoft-sponsored Family Guy special we wrote about a couple of weeks ago? Yeah, it's not happening. According to Variety, Microsoft

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Radeon HD 5000 cards inflate cursors
— 3:42 PM on October 23, 2009

Getting one of AMD's new Radeon HD 5000-series graphics cards? Then don't just expect your frame rates to increase. We've become aware of a puzzling,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Windows

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Poll: Are you upgrading to Windows 7?
— 4:50 PM on October 22, 2009

So, Windows 7 is finally out in stores. What does this mean for TR gerbils? Are our trusty readers rushing to upgrade, or are...

Poll Question: • When are you upgrading to Windows 7?

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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