Tag: Windows 7
Microsoft Sues AT&T User For Pirating Windows 7

Microsoft Sues AT&T User For Pirating Windows 7

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The fight against piracy is nothing new for Microsoft, with the software titan devising new ways to prevent unauthorized copies of its software solutions. And now we have another ...

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Extending Windows XP Support Was A Mistake, Microsoft Admits

Extending Windows XP Support Was A Mistake, Microsoft Admits

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Wind back the clocks by a few months, and Windows XP support was the talk of the town. Users, businesses and organizations all wanted an extension for the classic operating ...

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Dell And HP Still Pushing Windows 7 Hardware

Dell And HP Still Pushing Windows 7 Hardware

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OEMs. Enough said. It’s been two years to the day since Windows 8 made its debut, but companies like Dell and HP are still keen to push Windows 7 machines to buyers. Laptops ...

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Windows 7 OEM License Sales Ending This Week

Windows 7 OEM License Sales Ending This Week

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Time for Microsoft to bring its modern operating systems into the spotlight. Windows 7 OEM license sales are soon to be part of history, with the company ending sales of such ...

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Windows 7 End Of Sales Set For Next Month

Windows 7 End Of Sales Set For Next Month

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The world’s most popular operating system is approaching its day of reckoning! Windows 7 end of sales date had been set for next month, and Microsoft plans to stay firm on it. ...

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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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