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41: new post   Microsoft, Please Save Windows XP
"It sort of hit us that, wait a minute, XP will be gone as of June 30. What are we going to do?" he said. "If no one does something, it's going to be gone."
Apr 15, 2008
42: new post   Microsoft, Novell Reach Agreement On Linux
"Once bitter rivals, Microsoft Corp., and Novell Inc., entered into an agreement on Thursday to allow open-source Linux software to work with Windows."
Nov 3, 2006
43: new post   Microsoft's Ballmer: XP May be Saved if Consumers Show They Want It
"XP will hit an end-of-life. We have announced one. If customer feedback varies we can always wake up smarter but right now we have a plan for end-of-life for new XP shipments,"
Apr 24, 2008
44: new post   Microsoft to Limit Access to Security Fixes
"...announcing yesterday that it will require participation in its Windows Genuine Advantage program to get updates and downloads from its Web site ."
Jan 27, 2005
45: new post   Microsoft to Introduce Web-based Sales Tools
"...it plans to introduce a Web-based version of its sales and marketing software in 2007 as it targets rivals like Salesforce.com, Oracle Corp. and SAP AG in a fast-growing market. Microsoft said the service initially would target small businesses."
July 11, 2006
46: new post   Microsoft to Extend Support for Windows XP for 5 Years
"Microsoft Corp. is extending the period in which it will offer support for the previous version, Windows XP."
Jan 26, 2007
47: new post   Microsoft starts Windows auto-piracy check
"PCs using Microsoft's automatic Windows update service will be checked for pirate versions of the operating system from today, and dodgy copies will be refused all upgrades except critical security patches."
Apr 25, 2006
48: new post   Microsoft pulls support for Windows 98 and Windows Me today
"From today, the estimated 70 million users world-wide of Windows 98, 98 Se and Windows Me will not longer be provided with telephone help or security updates by the software giant. "
July 11, 2006
49: new post   Microsoft leaks details of Windows 8 and Windows 9
Microsoft is planning to make Windows 8 an 128-bit operating system, according to details leaked from the software giant's Research department.
Oct 9, 2009
50: new post   Microsoft issues critical Windows patches
September's Patch Tuesday is here with a number of vulnerabilities fixed across several MS OSs (except Windows 7).
Sept 9, 2009
51: new post   Microsoft faces second WGA lawsuit
"Microsoft has been named in a second lawsuit over its antipiracy Windows Genuine Advantage program, which plaintiffs allege acts as "spyware" on their systems."
July 6, 2006
52: new post   Microsoft extends security product updates for Windows XP until July 2015
XP support still ends April 8, 2014, but products like Microsoft Security Essentials will now continue to support XP until July 14, 2015.
Jan 16, 2014
53: new post   Microsoft delays launch of Vista
"Microsoft plans to delay the consumer launch of its much-anticipated Windows Vista operating system to January 2007."
Mar 22, 2006
54: new post   Microsoft debuts OneCare security package
"The product, dubbed OneCare, rolls anti-virus, anti-spyware and firewall programs into one package."
May 31, 2006
55: new post   Microsoft contemplating free ad supported Windows?
"Although no specific plans have been made, executives within Microsoft are examining whether it makes sense to release ad-supported versions of products such as Works, Money, or even the Windows operating system itself."
Nov 16, 2005
56: new post   Microsoft announces "Windows Live."
Microsoft has announced online versions of its Windows operating system and other popular software programs, hoping to defuse a growing threat from fast-moving challengers.
Nov 2, 2005
57: new post   Microsoft Windows 7 Out This Year
"The company line up until now has been an early 2010 release."
May 12, 2009
58: new post   Microsoft Will Support Windows XP Until 2014
"In a letter sent to customers this week, Microsoft senior VP Bill Veghte said the software maker will provide security patches "and other critical updates" for Windows XP until April, 2014."
June 25, 2008
59: new post   Microsoft Vista Retail Pack Prices Cut
"The world's largest software maker said it plans to lower retail prices for Vista in 70 countries later this year in tandem with the shipment of the first major update to Vista, known as Service Pack 1 (SP1)."
Feb 29, 2008
60: new post   Microsoft Vista Operating System On Sale in US Tonight
"Microsoft is ready to begin consumer sales of its new Vista operating system just after midnight tonight."
Jan 29, 2007
61: new post   Microsoft Update to IE7 Causing FTP Failures
"The most recent patch/upgrade will stop you from being able to FTP to your websites."
Dec 6, 2007
62: new post   Microsoft Update May Cause Error: Rthdcpl.exe - Illegal System DLL.
"If you update your system with the latest patch from Microsoft, there may be an error: Rthdcpl.exe - Illegal System DLL Relocation"
Apr 4, 2007
63: new post   Microsoft To Lock Pirates Out Of Vista PCs
"Windows Vista will have new antipiracy technology that locks people out their PCs if the operating system isn't activated within 30 days after installation. "
Oct 4, 2006
64: new post   Microsoft To Issue IE Exploit Fix December 17
Dec 17, 2008
65: new post   Microsoft Tests New Patch Service
"Microsoft has begun testing a new patch program designed to help enterprise users update versions of Windows, Office and other software. The program, called Update Services, should appear in final form later in the year and will be free to users"
Mar 23, 2005
66: new post   Microsoft Reports on Security Progress
"In the latest edition of its twice-a-year 'Security Intelligence Report,' Microsoft said that the amount of malicious or potentially harmful software removed from Windows computers grew by 43 percent during the first half of 2008."
Nov 3, 2008
67: new post   Microsoft Preps Google Pack Response
"Microsoft's latest Windows Live offering is for the most part not a new service at all, but rather a one-time download that includes a subset of the available Live applications, much like the Google Pack."
Aug 30, 2006
68: new post   Microsoft Posts Release Candidate Windows XP SP3
"Microsoft Corp. said today that it would post the release candidate of Windows XP Service Pack 3 to its download site tonight."
Dec 19, 2007
69: new post   Microsoft Plans Monster Patch Tuesday, Oct 13
"The company will ship a total of 13 updates next week..."
Oct 12, 2009
70: new post   Microsoft Patches 18 Security Flaws in Windows, Office
"... released seven security updates to address 18 separate flaws in its Windows operating systems and Office software, including 13 problems that earned a "critical" severity rating..."
July 12, 2006
71: new post   Microsoft Patch Tuesday Massive Update
"...to plug 40 security vulnerabilities across a number of products, including critical bugs impacting Internet Explorer and Microsoft Windows."
Dec 15, 2010
72: new post   Microsoft Patch Tuesday (14th April) To Have 5 Critical Fixes
"Microsoft will provide updates addressing critical remote code execution vulnerability in Internet Explorer, Windows, and Office, and less severe vulnerabilities in Windows and Microsoft's Forefront Edge Security."
Apr 11, 2009
73: new post   Microsoft Opening Up Windows A Lot Wider
"Microsoft laid out a dozen competitive principles Wednesday governing Windows Vista and all future versions of its desktop operating-system software, the ubiquitous product that has been the subject of fierce antitrust battles for more than a decade."
July 20, 2006
74: new post   Microsoft Offers Workaround for Zero-Day Exploit
"The vulnerability disclosed Monday affects Internet Explorer users whose computers run the Windows XP or Windows Server 2003 operating software."
July 8, 2009
75: new post   Microsoft Offers To Support Vista SP1 Installations For Free
"We are offering free-of-charge support to anyone who is having issues installing Windows Vista SP1,"
Mar 25, 2008
76: new post   Microsoft Offers Cash for Wikipedia Edit
"Microsoft landed in the Wikipedia doghouse Tuesday after it offered to pay a blogger to change technical articles on the community-produced Web encyclopedia site.
Jan 24, 2007
77: new post   Microsoft Makes Virtual PC Free
"Users can download the Virtual PC 2004 Service Pack 1 software from the Microsoft web site. The software allows users to run multiple instances of operating systems on a single computer, allowing users to test a new development environment or simply try out a new configuration without changing the underlying OS."
July 17, 2006
78: new post   Microsoft Lifeline for Older PCs
"Microsoft on Wednesday revealed software that turns older PCs into more modern and secure systems, but in the process also makes them less than full-fledged computers.
July 12, 2006
79: new post   Microsoft Launches Windows Vista Beta 1 - Code Name Longhorn
"Microsoft has made available the first Windows Vista beta to developers and IT professionals, following the announcement of the name of its next generation operating system, Windows Vista (previously code-named 'Longhorn')."
Aug 14, 2005
80: new post   Microsoft Gives Linux a Virtual Hug
"After years of hoping to crush Linux, Microsoft is trying to show it can get along with its open-source rival."
July 18, 2006
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