Sounds like resistance! It looks like not every IT professional is ready to make the move to Windows 10, with enterprise users citing concerns over migration security. In a new study, that is. A recent survey from WinMagic paints a different picture regarding adoption of the new OS in the business domain. It revealed...

A survey has shown that companies are in no rush to abandon Windows 7 and upgrade to the latest version of the operating system. The world’s most popular desktop OS is good enough for many, it appears. Speaking of, Windows 7 is on track to reach end of support in January 2020 — which is not all that far off when you...

The time is now. Windows 7 still looms large for Microsoft, with the world’s most popular operating system pretty much the biggest, and only, hurdle for widespread adoption of Windows 10. Which, as a matter of fact, seems to be slowing down. Released in 2009, this version of the OS will reach end of support in January...

A strategy that has already backfired for Microsoft may be at play again! There are reports that the software titan is forcing upgrades to Windows 10 on some PCs. Without user authorization. This story cites a number of user reports claiming that systems running older versions of the operating system are upgraded to...

Half a billion in damages for a botched Windows 10 upgrade? I’ve heard worse! It looks like forced upgrades to the latest version of its operating system are still causing problems for Microsoft. The company has been in the news occasionally for these aggressive Windows 10 upgrades that had users taking it to court...

End of the line! Microsoft has decided that it is time to be done with the free assistive technologies upgrade for Windows 10 users, and the deal is coming to an end soon. Like, December 31 soon. This was a free upgrade path for users that wanted to avail this offer after Redmond stopped offering its new operating...

Or more specifically, March 31, 2018. Microsoft made a generous offer to buyers of the Windows 10 S powered Surface Laptop, in announcing that they will be able to switch to Windows 10 Pro for free. Till the end of that year, that is. And if thought this was not enough time to make a decision on whether Windows 10 S...

All is well that ends well? Only this one did not have that much of a happy ending. Microsoft has made the decision to finally bring forced Windows 10 upgrade to an end. Forced, aggressive, what have you. Redmond faced heat in Germany, where a consumer protection watchdog started an investigation and looked into how...

The mainstream support for Windows 7, the most popular operating system on the desktop, ended this week. Which means the platform will not be getting any new features. Free support for the operating system is also not on offer now, though extended support is still available for those that want it — at least until...

At the recent BUILD Conference, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced that newly-released Windows 8 sold 4 million copies within four days of its October 26,  2012 launch. At first blush, this is a great number and certainly nothing to be ashamed of.  However, it is worth remembering that Apple sold 3 million iPads...