Tag: Windows 7
Windows 8 User Base Finally Eclipses Windows XP

Windows 8 User Base Finally Eclipses Windows XP

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It took a little longer than expected, but Microsoft’s modern platform, Windows 8, finally has more users than an ancient fan favorite. The recently retired Windows XP. Redmond ...

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Users Still Reporting Windows 7 BSODs After New Patch

Users Still Reporting Windows 7 BSODs After New Patch

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Well, at least the problem is not as widespread or as lethal as last time. Microsoft released a new patch but it appears that Windows 7 BSODs are still persistent. KB2993651 is ...

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HP Still Pushing Windows 7 PCs Hard In Brand New Sale

HP Still Pushing Windows 7 PCs Hard In Brand New Sale

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It’s a company eat company world out there. Despite the emphasis on Windows 8 by Microsoft, HP is still directing its consumers towards Windows 7 PCs in new promotions. Then ...

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Migrating From Windows XP Is Hard, John Lewis Explains

Migrating From Windows XP Is Hard, John Lewis Explains

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Most things are going to be hard when 26,000 computers are concerned, but as John Lewis found out, migrating from Windows XP is not the easiest job in the world. John Lewis ...

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August Update Tuesday Patches Causing BSODs On Windows 7

August Update Tuesday Patches Causing BSODs On Windows 7

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Well, here we are again. Microsoft rolled out the latest round of patches as part of its monthly cycle, but it appears that some August Update Tuesday patches are misbehaving. ...

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Microsoft Fires Off Windows 7 End Of Support Warning

Microsoft Fires Off Windows 7 End Of Support Warning

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The Windows XP retirement has become a bit of a nightmare, not in terms of security per se, but how some governments and organizations are using that as a base to go the open ...

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Windows 7 Loses A Large Number Of Users On Steam

Windows 7 Loses A Large Number Of Users On Steam

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The market share data from PC gaming service Steam is a fairly stable indication of what operating systems users (or rather gamers) are using in any given month. But this time ...

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Windows 7 Receives An Unannounced Mandatory Update

Windows 7 Receives An Unannounced Mandatory Update

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Mandatory seems to be the buzzword at the Redmond these days. After making Windows 8.1 Update a compulsory install, the company has launched a new must have patch for an earlier ...

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You Can Get A Used Windows 7 License For As Little As $20

You Can Get A Used Windows 7 License For As Little As $20

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This much is a given that a substantial amount of users that are stuck on Windows XP, not by choice but stuck, are looking for any and all cost effective ways that they can employ ...

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Sales Of Secondhand Windows 7 Licenses Absolutely Skyrocket

Sales Of Secondhand Windows 7 Licenses Absolutely Skyrocket

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I’ve heard of Secondhand Lions, but secondhand operating systems licenses work too. Particularly if they are used by the Windows XP user base to upgrade their old installations to ...

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Mac Pro 2013 Boot Camp Drops Support For Windows 7

Mac Pro 2013 Boot Camp Drops Support For Windows 7

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Apple is known to do some strange stuff, and here is another one. In a bewildering move, the company has dropped support for Windows 7, the world’s most popular operating system ...

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Windows 7 Sees Record Sales As Windows XP Users Upgrade

Windows 7 Sees Record Sales As Windows XP Users Upgrade

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The high-profile retirement of Windows XP is just 20 or so days away, and Microsoft is ready to stop proving patches and security updates for users of this old operating system ...

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Microsoft Releases New Windows XP Retirement Infographic

Microsoft Releases New Windows XP Retirement Infographic

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The final push, the most final of pushes. Redmond is currently busy convincing as many users as it can to let go of Windows XP and upgrade to a newer version of the operating ...

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Internet Explorer 11 With Enterprise Mode For Windows 7 Rumored To Launch Soon

Internet Explorer 11 With Enterprise Mode For Windows 7 Rumored To Launch Soon

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Windows 7 might have gone on the backburner for Microsoft just a fleeting moment as it shifted all its focus on Windows 8 and all that, but the world’s most popular operating ...

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Microsoft Believes Moving Windows XP Users To Windows 7 Is A Mistake

Microsoft Believes Moving Windows XP Users To Windows 7 Is A Mistake

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What, tired by all the Windows XP hoopla already? The operating system that saw daylight in 2001 is now four generations behind, but a substantial amount of users are yet to move ...

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