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41: new post   Vista, Office 2007 to launch in U.S. Nov. 30 To Business Users
Nov 3, 2006
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   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
44: new post   Five Reasons To Love (And Hate) Windows Vista
Nov 30, 2006
45: 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
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 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
48: new post   Gates Launches Vista and Office 2007 In New York
"In a spacious hotel suite near Grand Central Station, Chairman Bill Gates seemed at ease, and he smiled frequently during an interview with The Seattle Times on Monday. For good reason. At long last, his company's two biggest products -- Windows Vista and Office 2007 -- are done and on the market. Time to party. And get the sales pitch on."
Jan 30, 2007
49: 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
50: 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
51: 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
52: 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
53: 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
54: new post   Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2
"Reports of problems with this update are coming in."
Mar 16, 2007
55: 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
56: 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
57: new post   Dell Warns Customers About Vista Complications
"After a brief period of selling only Vista, Dell was forced to bring back Windows XP, since there remained a lot of demand for the old system. Now Dell is going even farther, as it's warning business customers about the difficult challenges that lay ahead of them if they decide to adopt Vista." -TechDirt
July 7, 2007
58: new post   EU Court Throws Out Microsoft's Antitrust Appeal
"The court upheld a record $689 million fine imposed on Microsoft as part of the original decision."
Sept 17, 2007
59: new post   Microsoft Extends XP Purchase Deadline to 30 June 2008
"Microsoft is extending by five months the deadline to buy Windows XP at retail or with a new PC."
Sept 28, 2007
60: 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
61: 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
62: new post   Microsoft Allows Users To Run On A Virtual Machine
"Microsoft on Monday changed its mind again, saying it will allow users to run Vista Home Basic and Vista Home Premium as guest operating systems on a virtual machine."
Jan 22, 2008
63: 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
64: 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
65: 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
66: new post   Vista SP1: Now Available to the Public
Mar 19, 2008
67: 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
68: 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
69: new post   Bill Gates Gives A Hint, Windows 7 May Come By 2010
"Microsoft boss Bill Gates has dropped a hint about the next version of Windows."
Apr 8, 2008
70: 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
71: new post   Microsoft Finalizes Windows XP Service Pack 3
"Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) has released to manufacturing (RTM). Windows XP SP3 bits are now working their way through our manufacturing channels to be available to OEM and Enterprise customers."
Apr 23, 2008
72: 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
73: new post   Microsoft Delays Windows XP Service Pack 3
Microsoft is delaying the release of Service Pack 3 for Windows XP users due to a "compatibility issue"
May 1, 2008
74: new post   $100 Laptop (OLPC) Gets Windows XP or Linux
May 17, 2008
75: 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
76: 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
77: 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
78: new post   Critical Windows Patch Today RCE
"Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer can detect whether your computer system requires this update. The update requires a restart."
Oct 23, 2008
79: 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
80: new post   Vulnerability in Internet Explorer Could Allow Remote Code Execution
Dec 14, 2008
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