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Microsoft Will Continue Selling Windows 7 To Chinese Government

05/21/2014, According to a report from yesterday, the Chinese government announced that they would be banning the installation of Windows 8 on government computers. They claim that this is due to energy conservation and security reasons, with the former being a...

Users Migrating From Windows XP Prefer Windows 7 Over Windows 8

04/01/2014, In about a week Microsoft is going to kill support for Windows XP, one of the most popular iterations of its operating system. It has been around for a long, long time and there are still a lot of users out there who haven’t updated to subsequent...

HP Clarifies They Are Not Dropping Windows 8

01/26/2014, Microsoft’s latest desktop operating system is Windows 8, but it seems that the platform might not be as well-received as Microsoft would like. In fact a recent ad and announcement by HP seemed to highlight that. Just last week, HP announced that they...

Microsoft Unsure When They Will Stop Selling Windows 7 To OEMs

12/11/2013, It was recently that Microsoft announced that they would stop selling Windows 7 to OEMs come 30th October 2014. This is unsurprising given that Windows 8 is the company’s latest platform, and one which we’re sure they would prefer if many were to...

Internet Explorer 11 For Windows 7 Available Now

11/07/2013, Today, Microsoft has finally released Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7 users. The final release is available for download today worldwide, whereas the company says that it will begin automatically updating Windows 7 users in “the weeks...

Windows 7 Update Bug Results In Endless Reboots In Brazil

04/11/2013, Rome might be the Eternal City, but Windows 7 could be the eternal reboot, if nothing is done about the situation for folks living in Brazil. I am referring to those who are running the 32-bit version of Windows 7 on their notebooks in Brazil, where their...

Microsoft Windows 7 Service Pack 1 Now An Automatic Update

03/19/2013, Did you hear the latest from Microsoft? The software giant has started to roll out Windows 7 Service Pack 1 as an automatic update, never mind that Service Pack 1 was originally released a couple of years ago. Good thing that the Microsoft folks have...

Windows 8 $15 Promotional Upgrade For Win 7 PCs Ends Thursday

02/26/2013, If you recently purchased a Windows 7 PC, you’re probably aware Microsoft has given those customers the opportunity to upgrade their machines to Windows 8 for only $15. The $15 upgrade offer was first started back in August 2012, and it looks as...

Consumer Reports Says: Stick With Windows 7

12/18/2012, Most new PC buyers will have Windows 8 pre-loaded, and it is only a matter of time before the new Microsoft OS gets the majority share of Windows installs, however as a current Windows 7 user, should you upgrade? Consumer Reports says that you should...

NEC VersaPro VZ Windows 7 tablet

03/22/2012, You know that Microsoft has taken their upcoming operating system known as Windows 8 seriously, and intend to continue the good work where Windows 7 left off. Well, for those who are looking at an alternative tablet device, the NEC VersaPro VZ might be...

Netbook Navigator tablet runs on Windows 7

02/06/2012, The tablet market is more or less dominated by just two operating systems – Android of Google and iOS from Apple’s stable, but it seems as though Microsoft still has an extremely small voice in this niche (a squeak, actually), with their...

Gigabyte S1081 Windows 7 tablet announced

01/09/2012, [CES 2012] Gigabyte has just announced the launch of its new high-performance Windows 7 tablet. Called the S1081, it features a 10.1″ display and is powered by the new Intel Atom Cedar Trail platform which is touted to be powerful and energy...