Perhaps the biggest challenge that Microsoft faces after the release of Windows 8 is convincing users (particularly business users) to make the move to the latest OS. And coincidentally, this also remains one of the hardest of challenges for the Redmond giant. Universal (or at the very least widespread) acceptance of...

Today comes a report from CIO magazine that HP is advising its customers that purchasers of new PCs will not be able to return to Windows 7 from Windows 7. ¬†Only purchasers of Windows 8 Pro will have downgrade rights, not the standard Windows 8 OS. The announcement from HP went: “Windows 7 will not be supported on...