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XP Mode drops hardware virtualization requirement
— 11:07 AM on March 22, 2010

Thanks to a new update for Windows 7, just about anyone should now be able to run old software through Windows XP Mode—provided they have...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Windows

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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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Linux is alive and kicking on netbooks
— 6:00 AM on December 8, 2009

Despite the rise and apparent dominance of Windows-powered netbooks in North America, Linux-based netbooks remain very popular globally, according to ABI Research figures quoted...

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

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Dell offers early Wi-Fi support in Chrome OS
— 6:58 AM on November 30, 2009

Last week, we wrote about how Engadget got Chrome OS up and running on a Dell netbook using a USB flash drive. It looks...

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

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Chrome OS boots quickly from a USB thumb drive
— 6:00 AM on November 25, 2009

You don't have to run Chrome OS on a speedy solid-state or mechanical hard drive to enjoy swift system startups on a netbook. Using a...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Linux-Unix

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Google could merge Android, Chrome OS eventually
— 12:40 PM on November 23, 2009

Android and Chrome OS are pretty different animals right now. The former has allowed Verizon executives to stop losing sleep over the iPhone's AT&T exclusivity,...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Linux-Unix Personal tech

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Chrome OS VMware image pops up on BitTorrent
— 9:35 AM on November 20, 2009

Eager to try Chrome OS, but don't feel like going through the trouble of building a usable version of the operating system from the

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Linux-Unix

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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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Google pulls the curtain off Chrome OS, releases source
— 1:55 PM on November 19, 2009

As planned, Google showed Chrome OS to the world for the first time earlier today. The unveiling came hand-in-hand with the release of the...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Linux-Unix

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Google plans Chrome OS event for tomorrow
— 6:00 AM on November 18, 2009

On Friday, the folks at TechCrunch quoted a "reliable source" as saying Google's Chrome OS would become available within a week. That may well...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Linux-Unix

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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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Report: Chrome OS to be available next week
— 10:04 AM on November 13, 2009

We might not have to suffer fake "leaked" screenshots of Chrome OS for much longer. Quoting a "reliable source," TechCrunch claims the upcoming netbook operating...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Linux-Unix

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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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Ubuntu 9.10 brings better polish, performance
— 10:55 AM on October 29, 2009

On the heels of Windows 7, Canonical has completed and released the latest major version of its popular Linux distribution. Ubuntu 9.10 is

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Linux-Unix

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