Articles about windows 7 (page 2)

Start10 Brings The Windows 7 Start Menu Back To Windows 10
Windows 7 was pretty much the last time we saw the Start Menu. Microsoft had initially tried to do away with it in Windows 8 but it did not sit so well. They later tried to introduce a variant of it but unfortunately that did not work out so great either, so with Windows 10, Microsoft decided to finally give in to the demands of its users.However with Windows 10, […]

Windows 8.1 Finally Overtakes Windows XP On The Desktop
We suppose out of all the Windows versions that have been released in the past decade or so, Windows XP and Windows 7 are probably some of the favorites. Windows Vista kind of bombed and Windows 8 was met with a rather chilly reception to, no thanks to its redesign which left many users confused on how to use it.So much so that for a while there, Windows XP continued […]

Duet Display Turns Your iPad Into A Secondary Display For Your PC
With the Retina display on the iPads, it would be reasonable to think that they would make for great monitors, or at least a secondary one, especially if you’re on the road and packing a monitor with you is pretty much out of the question. There are apps out there such as Duet Display that can turn your iPad into a second monitor, and the good news is that it’s […]

How To Start Windows Safe Mode (XP, Win 7, Win 8)
For Troubleshooting problems, Windows Safe mode is quite essential. Although, most of the problems can easily be solved in normal mode, but still there are some sticky ones that won’t go away that easily.In safe mode, minimum programs and drivers are started, which makes it easier to access your system without any bad programs getting in your way (in most cases). Note that we have a different tutorial for booting […]

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Windows 7 In Boot Camp No Longer Supported By Apple’s New MacBooks
As much as some users love OS X, there are some softwares that aren’t available for the platform which is why they might have to turn to Boot Camp to install Windows to allow them to run said software. Unfortunately if you’re still refusing to upgrade to Windows 8, you might be disappointed to learn that Apple’s new MacBook and refreshed MacBook Air & Pro models will no longer support […]

Windows 7 ISO Download Now Available
Long time Windows users would have known by now that trying to fix issues involving Windows, or to perform a simple reinstall can end up as a real annoying experience, especially when it comes to making use of the install DVD – which some machines were sold without one of these bad boys. Thankfully, Microsoft is, at long last, making available a Windows 7 ISO for download.

Project Spartan Could Arrive On Windows 7 If There Is Enough Demand
Project Spartan, for those who missed Microsoft’s Windows 10 announcement, will be the default browser when it comes to the Windows 10 platform. New operating system, new browser, we guess we can see where Microsoft is coming from, but what about older builds of Windows, like those on Windows 7?Can Windows 7 users expect to get Project Spartan on their computers as well? The semi-good news is that Microsoft has […]

Windows 7's Mainstream Support Comes To An End
Given that Windows 8 featured a brand new UI, one that is understandably confusing, we’re sure many of you guys have refused to upgrade and have kept using older builds of Windows instead, like Windows 7. Now the bad news is that if you’re still on Windows 7, perhaps it’s time to consider an upgrade.Microsoft has officially ended their mainstream support for Windows 7 starting from today. Now before you […]

Microsoft Warns Windows 7 Users To Uninstall Glitched KB3004394 Update
When a software update is broken or is bugged, users will have to wait for a followup update that will hopefully address the issues. However it seems that in a recent Windows 7 update, the update proved to be broken to the point where it would actually prevent the installation of a newer update that could potentially fix it.According to Microsoft, they have recently confirmed that the KB3004394 update issued […]

Windows 7 OEM Sales To End This October 31st
Ah, October 31st. It is just nice that Halloween falls on a Friday this year, which means you will be able to attend whatever parties that are being organized right after work, and need not worry about having to go to work the next day since you can cab it home after painting the town red at the wildest parties the night before. While Halloween intends to be a scary […]

Steam: Windows 8/8.1 Gamers On The Rise, Windows 7 Continues To Lead
According to the recent numbers released by Net Applications, it was revealed that Windows 7 remains the dominant operating system. In fact their numbers has shown that Windows 7 has actually increased in market share by a bit. While Net Applications tracks based on web traffic, Valve’s Steam platform tracks via video games, so how do the numbers match up?Well according to Steam’s numbers, Windows 7 also remains the dominant […]

Net Applications: Windows 7's Market Share Continues To Dominate
Windows 8.1 is the latest version of the Windows platform at the moment. However come 2015, Microsoft is expected to launch Windows 10, but in the meantime how are Microsoft’s other builds doing? It seems that according to the latest figures by Net Applications, it turns out that despite Windows 8.1 being the latest version, the majority of Windows users are still running Windows 7.As you can see in the […]

HP Continues Promoting Windows 7 Over Windows 8
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 advertising and promotions, the company has focused on Windows 7, instead of Windows 8.HP recently sent out emails to its customers where they are boasting about […]

Microsoft Will Continue Selling Windows 7 To Chinese Government
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 pretty odd reason. That being said, with Windows XP having officially been retired by Microsoft, what will the Chinese government do?Well in a statement released by Microsoft to The Verge, […]

Users Migrating From Windows XP Prefer Windows 7 Over Windows 8
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 iterations. The company has been trying to raise awareness about the potential threats that may rise after support for Windows XP is stopped. […]

HP Clarifies They Are Not Dropping Windows 8
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 will be bringing back their Windows 7 PCs, which were apparently due to “popular demand”, suggesting that HP might not have as much faith in the Windows […]

Microsoft Unsure When They Will Stop Selling Windows 7 To OEMs
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 adopt. However it seems that Microsoft might have a change of heart regarding the sales of Windows 7 to OEMs, and have released a statement in which […]

Internet Explorer 11 For Windows 7 Available Now
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 ahead.” Starting today, users running Internet Explorer 11 Developer and Release Previews are going to be updated. From the looks of it, IE11 might look similar to its predecessor, however the latest release brings a […]

Windows 7 Update Bug Results In Endless Reboots In Brazil
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 machines would end up in an infinite reboot cycle after installing the latest update. Right now, it would be best if you were […]

Microsoft Windows 7 Service Pack 1 Now An Automatic Update
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 decided to make this an automatic update instead of requiring users to install it manually using Windows Update, as you can never quite tell when […]