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Windows 8 Beta to Launch In Early 2012

It looks like we can expect Microsoft to release the first Beta of Windows 8 in early 2012. Microsoft released the developer preview edition of Windows 8 in September, so it makes sense for Windows 8 Beta to be released in early 2012

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Should Microsoft Rush Windows 8?

Today I was getting curious as to when Microsoft would release Windows 8. I was wishing they would just hurry up and get on with it. Microsoft employ nearly 100,000 worldwide,surely it can’t take them too long to put together a new OS? Microsoft proved that they can get a good OS together in no time with Windows 7.

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Do We Really Need Windows 8 So Soon?

This weekend I was just casually browsing up and down the aisles at one of my local computer stores. All the usual  array of  promotional banners and offers were on,…

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Microsoft Announces Windows 7 SP1 RTM

Yesterday I reported on a story that the recent software update from Microsoft was prepping Windows 7 machines for the update to Windows 7 SP1. Then earlier today Martin covered…

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Windows 8 Set To Appear In 2012?

We’ve just celebrated Windows 7′s first birthday, and with it came record sales figures and a very happy Microsoft CEO. But lets cast out eyes towards the future, Windows 7…

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Microsoft NL Accidentally Leaking Windows 8 Release Date

Microsoft is pretty tight lipped when it comes to the release of the next version of Windows, which for now is known as Windows 8. Many experts have predicted that…

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Windows 7 SP1 Coming Q4 2010?

There’s almost a constant flow of rumors floating around the web as to when the next service pack from Microsoft will be released, not to mention what it might possibly…

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Office 2010 Available for Businesses on May 12

Microsoft announced today that Office 2010, the latest version of its flagship productivity suite, would go on sale to business customers on May 12. While an exact release date for the general public has not been announced, Microsoft has said that it intends to release the product in June. The entire suite, including the ancillary Visio, Sharepoint, and Project applications, is due to RTM in April.

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Why Microsoft Brought Forward The Windows 7 Release Date

Microsoft had originally confirmed that Windows 7 wouldn’t be released till 2010. We then started hearing rumours that it could come along in time for the holiday season. And finally…

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Microsoft Security Essentials Final On The Way

Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) is an anti-malware product that works via the cloud, a successor to OneCare, and contains quite a bit of promise. The beta versions had a strong…

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Windows 8 To Launch In 2012?

Windows 7 isn’t out the door yet, but Microsoft seem to be making good progress with Windows 8.  A roadmap slide from Microsoft’s Italian subsidiary has Windows 8 penciled in…

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Windows 7 Launched Early For Business Users End Of July

Russian Twitter user Deeper2k recently tweeted a picture of an official mailing from Microsoft to Russian reseller partners, saying that business users with Software Assurance contracts before 31 August will…

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Windows 7 to XP Downgrade Details Confirmed

Microsoft have confirmed the rumour that it has decided to give a much longer span of time for businesses to choose whether or not they want to downgrade their computers…

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Windows 7 To Launch October 22nd

Microsoft announced today that Windows 7 will be released October 22nd.   Although Microsoft said Windows 7 would be out in time for the holiday period, I doubt many people expected…

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Microsoft confirms Windows 7 2010 Release Year

It seems that Microsoft tried to ignore all the speculations and rumors about a soon to be published Windows Vista successor for as long as they could until they finally…

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