Tag Archives | windows 7 starter

Windows Anytime Upgrade offer ends Sat July 3rd

Microsoft have just come out with a very misleading statement in a blog post about the future of the Anytime Upgrade system for Windows 7, that would have left many customers…

Read full story

Win A Free Windows 7 Home Premium Upgrade From Microsoft

You may have recently purchased a netbook that is running the cheapest version of Windows 7. Windows 7 Starter, this version has several limitations, for one it doesn’t support 64…

Read full story

Change Your Windows 7 Starter Wallpaper

So, I’m not the biggest fan of netbooks, but I do see their place among PC’s. I actually tried to pull my brother away from purchasing a netbook because I…

Read full story

Windows 7 wasn’t Meant to Revolutionize Netbooks

Does Windows 7 work on netbooks, yes. Will Windows 7 help netbook sales, it already has. Was Windows 7 created to revolutionize netbooks, not so much. I don’t own a…

Read full story

Netbook Users Unhappy with Windows 7 Starter?

A recent survey run by consumer electronics site Retrevo suggests that consumers may be shying away from netbooks running Windows 7 Starter Edition, the lowliest of the many editions on…

Read full story

Should Microsoft Fear Google Chrome OS?

Over on Connected Internet, Mike has posted some screenshots of what is rumoured to be a leaked early build of Chrome OS.  From the Google Chrome OS screenshots you will…

Read full story

Ballmer Confirms Windows 7 Starter Restrictions

We all knew that the Windows 7 Starter edition would be limited to low-end computer systems only. It was also known that Microsoft would only sell Windows 7 Starter directly…

Read full story

Windows 7 Starter 3-App Limit Officially Removed

Rumors were floating around for some time that Microsoft may have made the decision to remove the three applications limit of Windows 7 Starter editions. This limit restricted the number…

Read full story

Microsoft To Drop 3-App Windows 7 Starter Limit

The 3-app limit was probably the aspect of the Windows 7 operating system that Microsoft received the most criticism for. While it in effect was not as bad as it…

Read full story

New Limitations For Some Windows 7 Editions Revealed

Users who follow this blog closely already know that the cheaper, low-end editions of Windows 7 will come with limitations and less features than the medium- and high-end editions. Windows…

Read full story

The Netbook Debate

The last days have been filled with a debate about Microsoft’s current and future stand in the popular netbook market. Many commenters concentrated their arguments on the Windows 7 Starter…

Read full story

Windows 7 Starter Edition Restrictions

Microsoft has added some annoying restrictions to the Starter Edition of Windows 7. The Starter Edition has been designed specifically for running on low end hardware. Some restrictions that Microsoft…

Read full story

The Most Popular Windows 7 Editions

Which edition of Windows 7 will you purchase? That was the question of our last poll and the results are quite surprising. More than 46% of all voters said that…

Read full story

All Windows 7 Editions Will Run On Netbooks

There was some discussion about which editions of Windows 7 would run fine on netbooks lately after Microsoft’s announcement about the different Windows 7 editions. According to a statement by…

Read full story