|Forum: Microsoft Windows OS (XP/NT/Vista/Windows 7/8/10)|
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|81:|| 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|
|82:|| Microsoft To Issue IE Exploit Fix December 17||Dec 17, 2008|
|83:|| 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|
|84:|| Microsoft Takes The Wraps off "Threshold" It Will Be Windows 10|
Not Windows 9, it'll be Windows 10
|Sept 30, 2014|
|85:|| Microsoft Says Windows 10 Now On Over 200 Million Devices|
Microsoft shares the latest Windows 10 milestones.
|Jan 4, 2016|
|86:|| Microsoft Reveals Windows 10 Data Collection and Privacy Controls|
In a move to allay the fears of many that Windows 10 is harvesting user data behind the scenes, Microsoft has said there are important privacy enhancements in the Creators Update.
|Apr 6, 2017|
|87:|| 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|
|88:|| 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|
|89:|| 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|
|90:|| Microsoft Plans Monster Patch Tuesday, Oct 13|
"The company will ship a total of 13 updates next week..."
|Oct 12, 2009|
|91:|| 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|
|92:|| 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|
|93:|| 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|
|94:|| 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|
|95:|| 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|
|96:|| 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|
|97:|| 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|
|98:|| 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|
|99:|| 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|
|100:|| 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|
|101:|| 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|
|102:|| 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|
|103:|| 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|
|104:|| 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|
|105:|| 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|
|106:|| Microsoft Delays Windows 7 Beta Due to Traffic|
"Due to very heavy traffic we're seeing as a result of interest in the Windows 7 Beta, we are adding some additional infrastructure support to the Microsoft.com properties before we post the public beta,"
|Jan 10, 2009|
|107:|| Microsoft Delays Patch Tuesday for a Month|
February's patch Tuesday update from Microsoft has been delayed until March.
|Feb 16, 2017|
|108:|| Microsoft Calls For Collective Action Over WannaCrypt Cyberattack |
Microsoft has called for collective action over the WannaCrypt cyberattack which took place in the last few days.
|May 15, 2017|
|109:|| 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|
|110:|| Microsoft Adds Privacy Dashboard|
Microsoft has introduced a web-based privacy dashboard to help combat criticism over Windows 10 privacy policies.
|Jan 11, 2017|
|111:|| McAfee Update Shutting Down Corporate XP Machines Worldwide|
"Computers in companies, hospitals and schools around the world got stuck repeatedly rebooting themselves Wednesday after an antivirus program identified a normal Windows file as a virus."
|Apr 22, 2010|
|112:|| Major Windows 10 Update Released, With Additional Features|
Microsoft has released its first major update for Windows 10 and it says it's got additional features for consumers and enterprise users.
|Nov 12, 2015|
|113:|| 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|
|114:|| 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|
|115:|| 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|
|116:|| IE Won't Be Bundled With Windows 7 In Europe|
"Bowing to European competition rules, Microsoft Windows 7 will ship without Internet Explorer."
|June 12, 2009|
|117:|| Hackers Go For Systems With Unpatched XP Bug|
"To avoid falling victim, Microsoft advised users to turn off the part of the Help and Support system that is vulnerable."
|July 1, 2010|
|118:|| 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|
|119:|| 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|
|120:|| French Data Protection Commission Serves Notice on Microsoft over Windows 10 Data Privacy|
France's data protection commission, CNIL, has served formal notice on Microsoft over Windows 10 privacy and data collection.
|July 21, 2016|