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1: new post   XP Machines Left Unpatched If System Rootkit Is Compromised
"Some of the latest security updates for Windows XP will not be installed on machines infected with a rootkit virus."
Apr 16, 2010
2: new post   Windows XP Support Due To End April 14
Apr 8, 2009
3: new post   Windows XP Home Gets An Extension to 2010
"Windows XP Home for ULCPCs will be available until the later of June 30, 2010, or one year after general availability of the next version of Windows."
Apr 4, 2008
4: new post   Windows Vista SP1 Released
"Microsoft has said that Windows Vista SP1 is released to manufacturing and it should become available on Windows Update and the download center mid March."
Feb 4, 2008
5: new post   Windows Vista Ready To Go: In Stores Jan 30
"After five years and repeated delays, Microsoft Corp. finished Windows Vista on Wednesday and announced plans to release it in stores Jan. 30 -- ending an unusually arduous chapter in the life of the company's flagship product."
Nov 9, 2006
6: new post   Windows Vista Pricing Published by Amazon
fwiw...
Aug 30, 2006
7: new post   Windows Vista Gadgets - Fresh Link Bait Opportunity
"I had one made by gadgetspark and in just a few days I have had over 1500 downloads."
Mar 5, 2007
8: new post   Windows Update KB915748 Kills Internet Connection for Zone Alarm
I had this issue this morning after I installed the latest Windows update. Seems their latest update ( KB915748 ) is killing the net connection if you use Zone Alarm.
July 10, 2008
9: new post   Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2
"Reports of problems with this update are coming in."
Mar 16, 2007
10: new post   Windows Conficker, Downadup, or Kido Worm Hits Millions Of Machines
"A worm that spreads through low security networks, memory sticks, and PCs without the latest security updates is posing a growing threat to users."
Jan 18, 2009
11: new post   Windows 7 Release Candidate Available For Technet Subscribers
"New to the Windows 7 RC are advancements such as Remote Media Streaming, Windows XP Mode (beta) and the upcoming beta of the Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor"
Apr 30, 2009
12: new post   Windows 7 RTM Available Today for MSDN & TechNet Subscribers
Aug 7, 2009
13: new post   Windows 7 Pricing and Upgrade Options
June 25, 2009
14: new post   Windows 7 Goes Pre-Order In The UK
"Amazon said that sales of Windows 7 in the first eight hours it was available outstripped those of Windows Vista's entire 17 week pre-order period."
July 15, 2009
15: new post   Windows 7 Confirmed October 22, 2009
"Windows 7 will become generally available on Oct. 22, 2009, and Windows Server 2008 R2 will be broadly available at the same time."
June 3, 2009
16: new post   Windows 7 Beta and Windows Live Announced
Jan 8, 2009
17: new post   WiFi Security Flaw
"A Microsoft Windows feature that allows PCs to automatically search for Wi-Fi connections could be exploited by hackers."
Jan 17, 2006
18: new post   Vulnerability in Internet Explorer Could Allow Remote Code Execution
Dec 14, 2008
19: new post   Vista: Microsoft Gets Good Reception At Black Hat
"Microsoft's presentations on Windows Vista are not the typical Black Hat talks, but attendees are welcoming the look behind the scenes at the software giant."
Aug 4, 2006
20: new post   Vista, Office 2007 to launch in U.S. Nov. 30 To Business Users
Nov 3, 2006
21: new post   Vista SP1: Programs That Exhibit Reduced or Loss of Functionality
"Microsoft has published a list of programs affected by Vista SP1."
Feb 23, 2008
22: new post   Vista SP1: Now Available to the Public
Mar 19, 2008
23: new post   Vista PC Requirements
"Microsoft has revealed how powerful computers must be to run Vista - the new version of its Windows operating system."
May 19, 2006
24: new post   Vista Hacked at Black Hat
"While Microsoft talked up Windows Vista security at Black Hat, a researcher in another room demonstrated how to hack the operating system."
Aug 7, 2006
25: new post   Vista Gets Transfer To New Machine Limits To Combat Piracy
"Under changes to Microsoft's licensing terms, buyers of retail copies of Vista will only be able to transfer their software to a new machine once. If they want to move their software a second time, they will have to buy a new copy of the operating system."
Oct 17, 2006
26: new post   Vista Beta 2 Released
"Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday released new test versions of what company co-founder Bill Gates called its three most important products: Windows Vista for desktop computers, Windows for servers and the Office business software suite."
May 24, 2006
27: new post   U.S.A.'s 'Homeland Security': Fix Your Windows
"In a rare alert, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has urged Windows users to plug a potential worm hole in the Microsoft operating system. "
Aug 10, 2006
28: new post   U.S. DOT Bans Windows Vista, Explorer 7, and Office 2007
US Department of Transportation "... there appears to be no compelling technical or business case for upgrading to these new Microsoft software products. Furthermore, there appears to be specific reasons not to upgrade."
Mar 3, 2007
29: new post   Top Tips For Restricting Casual User Access To A PC
"WebmasterWorld Members discuss how to limit computer user access on a shared PC."
Nov 1, 2009
30: new post   Tool Claims to Have Cracked Vista Activation Code is a Hoax
"A Web site posted a tool yesterday that can apparently crack Windows Vista's activation process by applying brute force -- and lots of time -- to come up with valid product keys, circumventing one of Microsoft's most important antipiracy methods."
Mar 3, 2007
31: new post   Preparing for the end of Windows 98 & Windows ME
"Microsoft has threatened to withdraw support from Windows 98 quite a few times."
June 18, 2006
32: new post   Planning an Upgrade to Windows 7 with Upgrade Advisor
July 26, 2009
33: new post   PCWorld Body Slams Vista
Long time Microsoft stalwart supporter PCWorld lays it on the line: "But it's time for some tough love, people: If your PC can't run Aero, you have no need for Vista. Period"
Feb 21, 2007
34: new post   Officially, it's Windows 7: Pre-Beta Developer Release Due
"...now is a good time to announce that we've decided to officially call the next version of Windows, "Windows 7"
Oct 14, 2008
35: new post   New Vista features on CTP, developers build 5308
"Microsoft said on Wednesday it is releasing an updated test version of Windows Vista, the forthcoming update to Microsoft's flagship operating system."
Feb 23, 2006
36: new post   New Internet Explorer Vulnerability Posted on Web
Exploit affects IE 5.01 and 6; Microsoft is investigating, and suggests users disable ActiveX and active scripting controls.
Sept 15, 2006
37: new post   Multiple Variations of Zotob Worm Running Hard
Infections all over the net are being reported. Possibly the worst virus outbreak in quite awhile. Multiple variations on the Zotob Worm have been popping up over the last 48 hours. Please update your Windows Operating system to the latest releases by Microsoft.
Aug 17, 2005
38: new post   Microsoft: Final Vista Test Released
"The company said Release Candidate 2 of the new operating system is being made available to its usual crop of technical testers and developers, as well as to some of the enthusiast consumers who are testing the earlier, RC1 version."
Oct 9, 2006
39: new post   Microsoft: A Dozen Patches Coming
"The software maker plans to offer fixes for Windows, Office, Visual Studio, Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC), and several of its security products, including its Windows Live OneCare package of antivirus, firewall and PC health tools and its Windows Defender anti-spyware."
Feb 11, 2007
40: new post   Microsoft: 1 Billion More Users, & Software Suite at $3
"Microsoft Corp., trying to meet its goal of doubling the number of computer users to 2 billion by 2015, promised to cut its software prices to governments in developing countries that provide free computers to school children."
Apr 19, 2007
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