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Windows 9 Free For Windows 8 Users? Could Be

Several sources have weighed in on how Microsoft will release their next operating system. Making Windows 9 free for Windows 8 users is a notion that has been thrown around a lot. And now an esteemed Russian

Migrating From Windows XP Is Hard, John Lewis Explains

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 Partnership is one of the

Why exactly are Windows 8 users not upgrading to Windows 8.1?

I’ve got great news, I’ve got good news and I’ve got not so good news. The great news is that Windows 8.1 market share is steadily on the up. The good news is that the Windows 8

Is it time for Microsoft to make Windows a permanently FREE upgrade?

There’s a really interesting article I just read by Adrian Kingsley Hughes at ZDNet where he talks about Windows and licensing. He quotes an analyst who suggests that Microsoft should follow in Apple’s footsteps and make Windows

Windows 8 Pro install and upgrade tip – Clean Install

So a pretty obvious tip here but this one is based on my recent experience. I recently upgraded my primary PC to Windows 8 Pro and made the mistake of doing the actual upgrade as opposed to

Redmond Secures Yet Another Important Deal To Upgrade Users From XP To 8

Convincing users to ditch Windows XP brings multiple benefits to Microsoft. Not only can the company decrease the market share of the ancient (yet popular) OS, it also gets a chance to pitch Windows 8 to prospective

Microsoft Urges Businesses To Start Planning Their Windows 8.1 Deployment

The enterprise and corporate environment is one area where Microsoft’s newest platform is yet to make its mark. Large companies rarely do upgrade to newer versions straight away. But the looming retirement of Windows XP in just

Upgrading From Windows XP Takes 9 Months For Some Companies

Microsoft will stop releasing patches and security updates for Windows XP soon, and the software titan has been urging users and businesses to move their data and applications to a newer version of Windows as soon as

Microsoft Launches New Contest To Entice Windows XP Users To Upgrade

Most of you may have already heard by now that Windows XP will no longer receive update and security patches come April 8, 2014, as this is the date Microsoft has decided it will end supporting the

Microsoft: Windows 8.1 Is An Update, Not A Service Pack

The technology titan proved a lot of rumors right yesterday, after confirming that Windows Blue was just a codename for the upcoming upgrade, and it would hit the market as Windows 8.1. Microsoft also revealed that a