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2014-01-29 23:03:44

My Tech Gurus is developing a Windows XP shell for consumers that are forced to upgrade to Windows 8 but still want the look and feel of Windows XP. Greenwich, CT (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Even as Microsoft promotes Windows 8, its latest operating system, Windows XP is still the second-most used OS on nonmobile computers, according to Net Applications web analytics. Debuting in 2001, XP lasted through three new Microsoft operating systems and the growth of mobile technology. (1) But even...

Microsoft Could Release Details On Windows 9 At BUILD Conference
2014-01-13 10:31:12

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Windows 8 hasn’t exactly been a smash hit for Microsoft since it arrived in the fall of 2012, and it was only last October that the company released an update to address many of the computer operating system’s bigger issues. This saw the return of some standard – even expected – features, such as a start button. While Windows 8.1 was meant to resolve problems that came with Windows 8, Microsoft is apparently already looking...

Windows Blue Leaked Online
2013-03-25 11:38:06

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Microsoft Windows loyalists have been keeping their ears to the ground for an update on the operating system known internally as Windows Blue. The upgrade is allegedly meant to correct many issues within the latest version of Windows, Windows 8. Blue is also expected to roll out across all Windows platforms, including Windows Phone, Windows RT, Windows Server and even SkyDrive and Outlook.com. Now, a Polish tech blog called...

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2012-09-03 19:39:23

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Microsoft Windows is generally recognized as the leader in operating systems, however just ahead of the release of Windows 8, the current OS Windows 7 just surpassed Windows XP as the most popular operating system, according to data released by Net Applications. Windows 7 has a very slight lead over XP. At the close of August, Windows 7 comprised 42.76% of the market. In the same data grouping, Windows XP comprises 42.52% of the market....

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2009-05-11 16:23:35

An executive at Microsoft said on Monday that the software giant is on track for releasing its Windows 7 operating system in time for the holidays. So far, Microsoft has been very vague on the specific timing of its new operating system, being careful not to disappoint customers.  However, it is broadly targeting that the end of this year or beginning of next will be the time of release. "Windows 7 is tracking well for holiday availability," Bill Veghte, senior vice president of...

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2009-05-04 10:10:00

U.S. software giant Microsoft Corp. may stop selling its Windows Vista operating system as soon as an upgraded version is available, a company manager said. The company is still not sure if (computer manufacturers) will be able to ship Vista once Windows 7 is made available, General Manager Richard Francis wrote in a recent e-mail, IDG News reported Monday. Microsoft customers complained that the Vista system was slow and included cumbersome prompts that required granting permission for...

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2009-05-04 08:10:00

U.S. software giant Microsoft Corp. may stop selling its Windows Vista operating system as soon as an upgraded version is available, a company manager said. The company is still not sure if (computer manufacturers) will be able to ship Vista once Windows 7 is made available, General Manager Richard Francis wrote in a recent e-mail, IDG News reported Monday. Microsoft customers complained that the Vista system was slow and included cumbersome prompts that required granting permission for...

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2008-08-16 04:55:00

In October, Microsoft will provide a first glimpse at the technology inside the next version of Windows. The company said it would unveil engineering information about Windows 7 to select attendees of two technical conferences, the Professional Developers Conference and the Windows Hardware Engineering Conference. Windows 7 is based on the company's popular Operating system Vista and is set for a January 2010 release. A new Windows 7 blog written by engineers putting the software together...

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2005-11-30 09:09:29

BOSTON -- Microsoft Corp. is releasing preview versions of its new Windows Vista operating system about once a month in an effort to get more customer feedback than usual ahead of next year's launch, the company said on Tuesday. The world's largest software maker also reiterated its plan to launch Vista in the second half of 2006, five years after the release of its current version,     Windows XP. It is the longest gap ever between major launches of Microsoft's core...

2005-07-22 09:11:49

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp. said on Friday it named the next version of its operating system "Windows Vista" as it prepares to release a trial version of the flagship software that already runs on nine out of 10 personal computers worldwide. Windows Vista, formerly known by its code-name Longhorn, is scheduled to launch in the second half of 2006, five years after Windows XP, the longest time lag between releases of its Windows operating system. Microsoft, the world's largest...


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