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Windows 7 May Have Left Retail, But It’s Still Alive In PCs

Windows 7 May Have Left Retail, But It’s Still Alive In PCs

By Zach Walton December 6, 2013

Are you looking for a new Windows PC, but don’t want to get into Windows 8? Well, you’re out of luck if you were hoping to find a copy of Windows 7 through retail as Microsoft stopped selling individual copies …

Skype Video Messaging Comes To Windows Desktop Skype Video Messaging Comes To Windows Desktop

Not everybody can be online all the time. For those moments, it’s best to leave a message. That was a little difficult in Skype for Windows as you could only leave text-based messages before, but that all changed this week. …

Windows XP Users Only Have A Year Of Support Left Windows XP Users Only Have A Year Of Support Left

Windows XP remains one of the most popular operating systems on the planet, especially for businesses that don’t feel like upgrading to Windows 7 or 8. That popularity will surely continue for years to come, but Microsoft won’t be along …

Internet Explorer 10 Finally Available On Windows 7 Internet Explorer 10 Finally Available On Windows 7

After launching with Windows 8 in October of last year, Internet Explorer 10 has only been available as a release preview on Windows 7. That all changes as Microsoft pushes out the final release to all Windows 7 users starting …

Windows 7 More Popular Than Windows 8 In The UK Windows 7 More Popular Than Windows 8 In The UK
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Microsoft announced last month that it had sold 60 million Windows 8 licenses. It’s pretty obvious that most of those sale went to OEMs who will be putting the software onto computers going out to market. That’s good news for …

Windows 8 Adoption Falls Behind Vista Windows 8 Adoption Falls Behind Vista
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Microsoft needs Windows 8 to be a hit. Steve Ballmer’s job may even depend on it. That’s why the company is going all out to get consumers on board with buying a PC, or a Windows 8 equipped tablet. Adoption …

Windows 8 Adoption Slowly Increases Windows 8 Adoption Slowly Increases
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Back in September, Windows 7 finally overtook Windows XP as the most popular operating system on the planet. It marked the end to an era that was dominated by the PC. Now its Windows 8 turn to capture the desktop …

Internet Explorer 10 Is Now On Windows 7 Internet Explorer 10 Is Now On Windows 7
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Internet Explorer 10 is an interesting beast. It was built with Windows 8, and touch, in mind. It launched with Microsoft’s new operating system last month, but now it’s available on the decidedly less-touch friendly Windows 7. Microsoft announced today …

Twitter Says To Stop Using Internet Explorer 8 Twitter Says To Stop Using Internet Explorer 8
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Do you have a PC running Windows XP? Do you use Internet Explorer 8 on said PC? If so, Twitter has some words of advice – move it or lose it. Twitter Support tweeted out today that they’re currently looking …

Windows 8 Users Still Prefer Windows 7 Windows 8 Users Still Prefer Windows 7
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Windows 8 is finally launching next month. It’s do or die time for the folks at Microsoft, and they need this to be a hit. The response to Windows 8 has been relatively positive, but the new OS has had …

Android Apps Are Coming To AMD PCs Android Apps Are Coming To AMD PCs

Intel makes the best PC processors around. That being said, we all can’t afford the $300 Intel demands for their latest processors. That’s why I go with AMD and their very affordable high-quality CPU line. Turns out that my frugality …

Windows 7 Finally Dethrones XP As Most Popular OS Windows 7 Finally Dethrones XP As Most Popular OS
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Thanks to the poor performance of Windows Vista, XP has enjoyed a decade long rule over the operating system landscape. Many people switched over to Windows 7 when it launched, but XP still had a lot of faithful users. The …

Microsoft Locks Out XP/Vista Users From Office 2013 Microsoft Locks Out XP/Vista Users From Office 2013
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I’m a happy Windows 7 user, but I know some people are sticking with Windows Vista or XP. Did you like the new features that Microsoft has been showing off in Office 2013? If so, you’re going to have to …

Microsoft May Be In Trouble With The EU Again Microsoft May Be In Trouble With The EU Again
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On every PC sold in the U.S., Internet Explorer is the default Web browser. There’s nothing wrong with that since most of us have the decency to shove it to the side and download Firefox, Chrome or Opera instead. The …

Microsoft Pushes Patch For 26 Security Flaws Microsoft Pushes Patch For 26 Security Flaws

Windows users are accustomed to the regular security updates for Windows and Internet Explorer that Microsoft pushes on a regular basis. Sure, there are some updates that are marked critical, but it’s pretty tame stuff for the most part. That …

Microsoft Windows 8 Release Preview Now Available Microsoft Windows 8 Release Preview Now Available

Available for download in fourteen different languages, the much anticipated Windows 8 Release Preview is here. The pre-release includes Windows 8, Internet Explorer 10, new Windows 8 apps for connecting to Hotmail, SkyDrive, and Messenger. The developers say that they …

Microsoft Offering Windows 8 Upgrade for $15 Microsoft Offering Windows 8 Upgrade for $15

Microsoft is running a promotion surrounding the launch of its Windows 8 operating system, which will run from June 2nd through January 31st, 2013, according to The Verge. Customers of Microsoft Store who buy a Windows 7 machine after June …