Tag Archives | Windows XP

Firefox 4 (Finally) Released

After months of delays, twelve betas, and two release candidates, Mozilla released Firefox 4 today for Windows XP, Vista, and 7, the Intel versions of Mac OS X 10.5 and…

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Windows From The Beginning To Now

If you’ve ever wondered where Windows first came from, you may want to keep reading. For me, the only versions of Windows that I’ve ever seen are Windows 2000, XP,…

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Microsoft Releases USB-Autorun Fix

Microsoft has bowed to pressure and released a fix for Windows XP and Windows Vista that has existed in Windows 7 for some time.  This being the ability to prevent…

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Battlefield 3 Game Won’t Support DX9, Windows XP

Battlefield 3, the next entry in the popular PC and console first-person shooting franchise, will not support Windows XP when it is released, according to a Tweet from rendering architect…

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Windows 7 Now Owns 20% Of Global Market Share

I don’t think I need to go into much detail at how fast Windows 7 has managed to grow since its release just over a year ago. It’s staggering to…

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Windows 7 Grows to 25% Market Share (XP Drops to 50%)

There can be no doubt that, just over a year after its release, Windows 7 has been a resounding success for Microsoft and has helped the company avoid the economic…

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Windows XP Beats Windows 7 By A Mile In Enterprise

Windows 7 has been a roaring success for Microsoft, and they’ve had no problem telling us that. One year on and they’ve managed to sell an incredible 240 million licences. It’s all…

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Half Of IT Pros Still Plan On Using XP After Support Ends

Microsoft have started ending support for Windows XP in the last couple of months in the hope that it will push more people up to Windows 7, their latest operating…

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No more XP pre-loads as from today

The days of Windows XP are drawing to a close as from today, the 1st anniversary of the launch of Windows 7, Microsoft will not allow any more new PCs…

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Microsoft Vice-President wants to Ban Infected PCs from the Internet

Microsoft researcher Scott Charney, who is also the Corporate Vice President of the company’s Trustworthy Computing Team has said that virus-infected computers that pose a risk to other PCs should…

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Tough Luck XP Users – Microsoft Doesn’t Like You Anymore

Now we know that Microsoft are by no means trying to hold onto Windows XP. The operating system was a huge hit for them, and nearly a decade after it’s…

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Dell to Stop Offering Windows XP Downgrades

Dell announced today via a blog post that it would be phasing out Windows XP on its new computers this month, ahead of Microsoft’s deadline.

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Windows 7 Still Charging Ahead In Market Share

Windows 7 is still continuing to increase the gap between its predecessor, Windows Vista. Windows 7 is nearing its first birthday now and after nearly 11 months its done quite…

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Demand For Windows 7 Experts On The Rise

I’m sure many of you have suddenly woken up after you’ve read that headline, “Windows 7 Experts?! Why that could be me!” and yes it’s true, I’m sure several of…

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Windows7 Now has a Larger Share than XP

If license purchasing is any indication of success, at least it is objective, then Windows 7 has been a success. By last count in July the number of licenses had reached…

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Record Breaking Patch Tuesday On The Way

Microsoft recently released an urgent system patch for a security flaw that was beginning to rapidly spread, what was unusual was the fact that Microsoft released it before patch Tuesday.…

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Windows 7 Overtakes Windows Vista!

Yes, it’s here, the day that Microsoft has longed for ever since the first reviews of Windows Vista came in. Windows 7 has finally managed to overtake Windows Vista in…

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Microsoft Warning Users Of Zero-Day Windows Exploit

Some of you may have heard about a recent security exploit that is beginning to circulate around the globe. This new exploit is coming from attackers who are taking advantage…

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