Windows 8.1 Receives Its Last Update Tuesday

Windows 8.1 is slated to receive its last update on Tuesday, as Microsoft is sunsetting the operating system once and or all.

Microsoft Can’t Shake Windows 7—New Bug Rears Its Head

Microsoft may have officially ended support for Windows 7 on January 14, 2020, but it seems the operating system (OS) is the company’s bad penny—Microsoft just can’t get away from it. No sooner did Microsoft announce that Windows 7 was…

PSA: Windows 7 Support Officially Ending January 14

Companies and individuals relying on Windows 7 need to start thinking about upgrading. According to Microsoft, Windows 7 support is ending January 14, 2020. In a post on the company’s site, Microsoft points out that it has been a full…

Windows 7 Users May Need To Restart After Recent Update

Microsoft recently released an update causing some trouble for Windows 7 users. On Patch Tuesday this month, the company released update KB3126446 to fix some security vulnerabilities. The patch was launched for Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012…

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

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…

Internet Explorer 11 Now Hits Window 7 Officially

Internet Explorer 11 has now been launched for Window 7 users too. Earlier, Microsoft had promised that the new Explorer will arrive on Windows 7, so this isn’t a big surprise. IE11 is the default browser of Windows 8.1. Starting…

Google Chrome To Support Windows XP Until 2015

Are you still using Windows XP? If so, you should probably upgrade already. Microsoft will be taking if off of life support soon, and Google isn’t giving it much longer. Google announced today that it intends to support Chrome for…

Internet Explorer 11 Release Preview Now Available On Windows 7

For the past few months, Windows 8.1 Release Preview users have been able to test drive the latest Internet Explorer – IE11. Now Windows 7 users are getting that same opportunity. Microsoft announced today that the Internet Explorer 11 Release…

Windows 8 Is Finally More Popular Than Vista

Since launch, Windows 8 has been hounded by an unavoidable fact – Windows Vista was still on more computers. The certifiable flop of an operating system had been all but abandoned with the launch of Windows 7, but Windows 8…

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 Official 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

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 Still Most Popular OS On PCs Sold In The UK

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

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 7 Still Most Popular OS, Windows 8 Use Slowly Increasing

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 Available On Windows 7

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 Kindly Requests That You Stop Using Internet Explorer 8

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…

Over Half Of Windows 8 Users Still Prefer Windows 7

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…

AMD Partners with BlueStacks To Bring Android Apps To 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 Operating System

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…