|Forum: Microsoft Windows OS (XP/NT/Vista/Windows 7/8/10)|
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|41:|| 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|
|42:|| 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|
|43:|| 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|
|44:|| 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|
|45:|| 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|
|46:|| 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|
|47:|| 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|
|48:|| 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|
|49:|| 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|
|50:|| 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|
|51:|| 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|
|52:|| 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|
|53:|| 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|
|54:|| 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|
|55:|| Microsoft debuts OneCare security package|
"The product, dubbed OneCare, rolls anti-virus, anti-spyware and firewall programs into one package."
|May 31, 2006|
|56:|| 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|
|57:|| 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|
|58:|| Microsoft Windows 7 Out This Year|
"The company line up until now has been an early 2010 release."
|May 12, 2009|
|59:|| 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|
|60:|| 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|
|61:|| 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|
|62:|| 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|
|63:|| 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|
|64:|| 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|
|65:|| Microsoft To Issue IE Exploit Fix December 17||Dec 17, 2008|
|66:|| 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|
|67:|| Microsoft Takes The Wraps off "Threshold" It Will Be Windows 10|
Not Windows 9, it'll be Windows 10
|Sept 30, 2014|
|68:|| 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|
|69:|| 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|
|70:|| 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|
|71:|| Microsoft Plans Monster Patch Tuesday, Oct 13|
"The company will ship a total of 13 updates next week..."
|Oct 12, 2009|
|72:|| 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|
|73:|| 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|
|74:|| 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|
|75:|| 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|
|76:|| 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|
|77:|| 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|
|78:|| 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|
|79:|| 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|
|80:|| 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|