|Forum: Microsoft Windows OS (XP/NT/Vista/Windows 7/8/10)|
|Displaying Topics 41 - 80 (114 total) Sorted by: Date-Last-Post, Direction: reverse|
|41:|| $100 Laptop (OLPC) Gets Windows XP or Linux||May 17, 2008|
|42:|| 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|
|43:|| 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:|| 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|
|45:|| 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|
|46:|| 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|
|47:|| 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|
|48:|| 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|
|49:|| Vista SP1: Now Available to the Public||Mar 19, 2008|
|50:|| 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|
|51:|| Vista SP1: Programs That Exhibit Reduced or Loss of Functionality|
"Microsoft has published a list of programs affected by Vista SP1."
|Feb 23, 2008|
|52:|| 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|
|53:|| 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|
|54:|| 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|
|55:|| 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|
|56:|| 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|
|57:|| 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|
|58:|| 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|
|59:|| 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|
|60:|| 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|
|61:|| Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2|
"Reports of problems with this update are coming in."
|Mar 16, 2007|
|62:|| 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|
|63:|| 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|
|64:|| 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|
|65:|| 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|
|66:|| 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|
|67:|| 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|
|68:|| 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|
|69:|| 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|
|70:|| 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|
|71:|| Five Reasons To Love (And Hate) Windows Vista||Nov 30, 2006|
|72:|| 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|
|73:|| 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|
|74:|| Vista, Office 2007 to launch in U.S. Nov. 30 To Business Users||Nov 3, 2006|
|75:|| Free Anti-Spyware Windows Defender Out of Beta|
Microsoft has released the first non-beta version of the the Windows Defender product. Formerly known as Windows Antispyware, this product works with Windows XP and Windows 2003, and will be available in Vista versions as well.
|Oct 25, 2006|
|76:|| 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|
|77:|| Is Windows Near The End Of Its Run?|
"Windows Vista and Office 2007, according to industry analysts, may be the last time Microsoft can really cash in on these lucrative personal computer products, as software is increasingly distributed, developed and used on the Internet."
|Oct 16, 2006|
|78:|| 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|
|79:|| 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|
|80:|| 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|