|Forum: Microsoft Windows OS (XP/NT/Vista/Windows 7/8/10)|
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|81:|| 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|
|82:|| 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|
|83:|| 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|
|84:|| 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|
|85:|| EU hits Microsoft with new fine: Euro280.5 million ($357 million)|
"The European Union today fined Microsoft Euro280.5 million ($357 million) for failing to obey a 2004 antitrust ruling and has threatened new fines of Euro3 million a day starting on July 31."
|July 12, 2006|
|86:|| 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|
|87:|| 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|
|88:|| 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|
|89:|| 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|
|90:|| Preparing for the end of Windows 98 & Windows ME|
"Microsoft has threatened to withdraw support from Windows 98 quite a few times."
|June 18, 2006|
|91:|| Microsoft debuts OneCare security package|
"The product, dubbed OneCare, rolls anti-virus, anti-spyware and firewall programs into one package."
|May 31, 2006|
|92:|| Vista Beta 2 Released|
"Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday released new test versions of what company co-founder Bill Gates called its three most important products: Windows Vista for desktop computers, Windows for servers and the Office business software suite."
|May 24, 2006|
|93:|| Vista PC Requirements|
"Microsoft has revealed how powerful computers must be to run Vista - the new version of its Windows operating system."
|May 19, 2006|
|94:|| Gartner says: Don't Expect Vista Until 2Q 2007|
Microsoft's long awaited and overdue operating system may be pushed even further into next year before release.
|May 3, 2006|
|95:|| 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|
|96:|| 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|
|97:|| 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|
|98:|| WiFi Security Flaw|
"A Microsoft Windows feature that allows PCs to automatically search for Wi-Fi connections could be exploited by hackers."
|Jan 17, 2006|
|99:|| "Extremely Critical " Secunia Security Advisory for Windows XP|
"A vulnerability has been discovered in Microsoft Windows, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system."
|Dec 29, 2005|
|100:|| 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|
|101:|| 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|
|102:|| MSN buys a VoIP Company|
"Microsoft's online portal MSN said Tuesday it has acquired Teleo, a San Francisco-based VoIP provider, for an undisclosed sum."
|Aug 31, 2005|
|103:|| 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|
|104:|| 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|
|105:|| Microsoft Eiger - New Thin Client in Testing|
"...putting the bulk of control into one server introduces a single point of failure. If the server goes down, everyone connected to it goes down"
|May 16, 2005|
|106:|| 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|
|107:|| 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|
|108:|| Back to Basics : Setting up a Home Network|
" I have one desktop computer running Windows ME, one desktop computer running XP Pro, and a laptop running XP Home. I'm using a router and a cable modem to get them connected to the Internet. "
|Dec 23, 2004|
|109:|| JPEG Vulnerability in Windows Software|
"Microsoft has issued a warning about a critical vulnerability in Windows that could let carefully crafted pictures act as bearers of malicious code."
|Sept 16, 2004|