Are you ready? Rewind back to Ignite 2018, and you will find that Microsoft pulled off a surprise by announcing the Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) service at that event. This is a service that basically allows users to run Windows 7 and Windows 10, as well as Office apps in a virtual machine in the cloud — Azure...

Sweet penny! As we, hopefully, all know by now, Microsoft will be ending support for Windows 7 next year. One of the world’s most popular OS will reach end of support less than a year from now. January 14, 2020, to be exact. Microsoft is currently engaged in a drive to move users away from this old platform and onto...

Security vendor Avast has conducted a new study, which sheds light at a how millions of Windows 7 computers are currently at risk, because of out-of-date software. And that is because around 13% of all Windows 10 devices are currently running older versions of the operating system — that being Windows 10 RTM or the...

The countdown begins, the clock is ticking! Tick tock, tick tock. Windows 7, one of the finest operating systems Microsoft ever put out there, is set to be retired in exactly a year from now. Meaning, customers have exactly 365 days to upgrade to a newer, supported version of the OS. The date to keep in mind is for...

Achievement unlocked! A new year, a new success. Windows 10 has finally overtaken Windows 7 to become the world’s number one desktop operating system. Figures provided by NetMarketShare reveal that the newest version of Windows now has a market share of 39.22%. This puts Windows 10 significantly ahead of Windows 7,...

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...

That’s a resounding success, if ever there was one! Some three years since launch, more than 50% of businesses have made the move to Windows 10, the latest version of Microsoft’s OS. This, despite the fact that many are still clinging to Windows 7. Which still is the most popular desktop operating system in the...

One of the most popular software developers around has confirmed that it is dropping Windows 7 support for its Adobe Creative Cloud line of design applications. In fact, the suite of apps will actually drop support for a number of other versions of the operating system, including Windows 8 and some versions of Windows...

Smart. Microsoft has found a way to generate some nice side revenue from Windows 7, which is currently the world’s most popular desktop operating system. But one that is getting ready for sunset, with end of life set for January 14, 2020. And while Redmond is keen on moving the user base to a newer version of the...

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...