|Forum: Microsoft Windows OS (XP/NT/Vista/Windows 7/8/10)|
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|81:|| 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|
|82:|| 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|
|83:|| 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|
|84:|| 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|
|85:|| 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|
|86:|| 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|
|87:|| 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|
|88:|| 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|
|89:|| Five Reasons To Love (And Hate) Windows Vista||Nov 30, 2006|
|90:|| 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|
|91:|| 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|
|92:|| Vista, Office 2007 to launch in U.S. Nov. 30 To Business Users||Nov 3, 2006|
|93:|| 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|
|94:|| 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|
|95:|| 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|
|96:|| 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|
|97:|| 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|
|98:|| 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|
|99:|| Windows Vista Pricing Published by Amazon|
|Aug 30, 2006|
|100:|| 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|
|101:|| U.S.A.'s 'Homeland Security': Fix Your Windows|
"In a rare alert, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has urged Windows users to plug a potential worm hole in the Microsoft operating system. "
|Aug 10, 2006|
|102:|| Vista Hacked at Black Hat|
"While Microsoft talked up Windows Vista security at Black Hat, a researcher in another room demonstrated how to hack the operating system."
|Aug 7, 2006|
|103:|| Vista: Microsoft Gets Good Reception At Black Hat|
"Microsoft's presentations on Windows Vista are not the typical Black Hat talks, but attendees are welcoming the look behind the scenes at the software giant."
|Aug 4, 2006|
|104:|| 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|
|105:|| 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|
|106:|| 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|
|107:|| 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|
|108:|| 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|
|109:|| 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|
|110:|| 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|
|111:|| 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|
|112:|| 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|
|113:|| 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|
|114:|| Microsoft debuts OneCare security package|
"The product, dubbed OneCare, rolls anti-virus, anti-spyware and firewall programs into one package."
|May 31, 2006|
|115:|| 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|
|116:|| 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|
|117:|| 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|
|118:|| 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|
|119:|| 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|
|120:|| 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|