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HP Continues Promoting Windows 7 Over Windows 8

08/20/2014, While Windows 8 might be the latest operating system from Microsoft, it seems that the Redmond company is having a hard time trying to convince its OEM partners to promote and use the operating system. In fact it seems in HP’s latest round of...

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...