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41: 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
42: 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
43: 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
44: 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
45: 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
46: 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
47: 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
48: 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
49: 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
50: 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
51: 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
52: 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
53: 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
54: new post   Microsoft releases emergency patch for all versions of Windows
Microsoft announced an emergency out-of-band patch for a critical flaw, affecting all supported versions of Windows, that fixes a bug that could allow someone to easily take over your computer.
July 21, 2015
55: 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
56: 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
57: 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
58: new post   Microsoft has just announced all the different versions of Windows 10
Windows 10 is coming this summer in 190 countries and 111 languages. Today, we are excited to share more details on the Windows 10 Editions.
May 13, 2015
59: 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
60: 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
61: 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
62: 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
63: 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
64: 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
65: new post   Microsoft Windows 7 Out This Year
"The company line up until now has been an early 2010 release."
May 12, 2009
66: 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
67: new post   Microsoft Will Not Support Upcoming Processors Except On Windows 10
Today Microsoft announced that going forward, new processors will only be supported on Windows 10
Jan 17, 2016
68: 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
69: 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
70: 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
71: 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
72: 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
73: new post   Microsoft To Issue IE Exploit Fix December 17
Dec 17, 2008
74: 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
75: new post   Microsoft Takes The Wraps off "Threshold" It Will Be Windows 10
Not Windows 9, it'll be Windows 10
Sept 30, 2014
76: new post   Microsoft Says Windows 10 Now On Over 200 Million Devices
Microsoft shares the latest Windows 10 milestones.
Jan 4, 2016
77: 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
78: 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
79: 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
80: new post   Microsoft Plans Monster Patch Tuesday, Oct 13
"The company will ship a total of 13 updates next week..."
Oct 12, 2009
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