It’s that time of the month again! The one where we take a look at how the Windows ecosystem is doing. More importantly, the performance of Windows 10, and whether it is growing. Good to know, then, that Microsoft’s latest is in a good run of form on its third year on the market. Statistics unleashed by NetMarketShare...

So, something absolutely magical happened couple of days back! Windows 10 celebrated its second birthday this past Saturday, what with Microsoft having launched the OS on July 29, 2015. Feels like yesterday, that launch! Microsoft officially unveiled Windows 10, and in a surprise and totally unexpected move gave the...

The oldest trick in the book! But a bit surprising to see Microsoft going after Windows 7 pirates with this intensity, at this stage of the lifecycle of the operating system. And more so, with Windows 10 on the horizon, with reportedly a new protection scheme. Regardless, it is mandatory on a company to protect its...

Turn back the clocks to a blustery day in 2009 when Windows 7 was launched with much fanfare, but little did Microsoft know that their hit operating system would still be running strong six years later. Six years, and more or less two operating systems between. While technically Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 are two sides...

And interestingly, these are not part of Patch Tuesday, or Update Tuesday, or what have you. More so, these Windows updates are flagged as optional on all systems, meaning they are not security in nature. The company, of course, released this month’s Patch Tuesday updates last week. As revealed, most of these updates...

Windows 7 is currently the most popular operating system in the world, on the desktop side if nothing else, but the platform still keeps adding new users on a regular basis. Even with solutions like Windows 8 available and Windows 10 on the horizon. The question that is being asked here is will Windows 7 continue to...

Microsoft may be trying level best to move users to its modern operating platform, but despite these efforts, Windows 7 market share has increased by leaps and bounds in the past few months. The popular OS now easily powers one in two PCs worldwide. And this remains a fact that will not change anytime soon — at least...

Market research firm StatCounter has just released its newest data for the month of February 2015, and the numbers offer absolutely nothing in terms of surprises. The US market is all about Windows 7 and the Google Chrome web browser. Both solutions lead the other products by a wide, wide margin. Windows 7, for...

What took them so long! Microsoft has finally made Windows 7 ISO downloads possible, with launch of a new Software Recovery center that also provides information about downloads. It allows users to get the necessary files just like before — although they will be required to put their product key before actually...

Oh boy, not again. It’s Patch Tuesday time. Or Update Tuesday, if you will. And this time around, another patch is causing trouble for users that deployed it on their machines. Not the first time this has happened, but we had a worry free few months prior to this incident. Anyway, the culprit in question is KB3001652,...