Windows 7

  • End of Windows XP: 7 things to know 08-04-2014 12:44 PM

    New York: Microsoft is saying goodbye to Windows XP. Although the operating system is more than 12 years old, and Windows XP computers haven't been shipped since 2010, there are still millions of them in use. Gartner estimates that as much as 25 per cent of Windows PCs in the...
  • Microsoft Windows 8 continues to lag behind Windows 7 14-02-2014 02:13 PM

    Seattle: Microsoft's Windows 8 system has racked up more than 200 million license sales since its launch 15 months ago, according to Tami Reller, its head of marketing, lagging Windows 7 which sold 240 million within its first year. The latest Windows 8 sales figure, announced by Reller at a...
  • Microsoft releases Internet Explorer 10 browser for Windows 7 14-11-2012 11:27 AM

    San Francisco:: The latest version of Microsoft's Web browser is now available to the vast audience connecting to the Internet on personal computers running on the Windows 7 operating system. The redesigned browser, Internet Explorer 10, made its debut last month when Microsoft released Windows 8, which makes dramatic changes...
  • Windows 8 sales rate higher than Windows 7, says Microsoft CEO 30-10-2012 12:23 AM

    San Francisco: Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Steve Ballmer said on Monday sales of the company's new Windows 8 operating system, released to the public on Friday, were running at a higher rate than its last release, Windows 7. "We're above where we were with Windows 7," Ballmer told the audience...
  • Timeline: MS-DOS to Windows 8 - history of Microsoft OS 26-10-2012 05:59 PM

    Windows 8, Microsoft's biggest ever overhaul of the most popular desktop operating system, goes on sale on Friday. The release of Windows 8 marks over three decades of Microsoft's presence in the operating system market that began in 1981. This interactive timeline traces Microsoft's operating system journey over the last...
  • Windows 8: The history of Microsoft operating systems 26-10-2012 01:14 PM

    New York: With Friday's release of the touch-centric Windows 8 software, Microsoft continues more than three decades of making operating systems for personal computers. Microsoft got its start on PCs in 1981 through a partnership with IBM. Microsoft made the software that ran IBM's hardware, and later machines made by...
  • Most firms won't be early adopters of Windows 8 22-10-2012 11:02 AM

    Seattle: There was once a time when the launch of a new Windows operating system was a huge deal for the technology departments in many businesses. Not anymore. Microsoft Corp's release of Windows 8 on Friday is likely to be a non-event for most companies - and some experts say...
  • HP launches a new Slate 2 Windows 7 tablet 04-11-2011 02:43 PM

    San Francisco: Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP) on Thursday introduced its Slate 2 Tablet PC, a business-targeted tablet computer running Windows 7 operating system. Looking like the previous version, Slate 2, featuring an 8.9-inch screen, is upgraded with Intel Atom Z670 processor to deliver faster boot times and improved battery life up...
  • Lawsuit says Microsoft tracks customers without consent 01-09-2011 04:33 PM

    San Francisco: Microsoft allegedly tracks the location of its mobile customers even after users request that tracking software be turned off, according to a new lawsuit. The proposed class action, filed in a Seattle federal court on Wednesday, says Microsoft intentionally designed camera software on the Windows Phone 7 operating...
  • Review: Viewsonic ViewPad 10 dual-boot tablet 28-07-2011 04:26 PM

    Atlanta: Viewsonic's new tablet has a unique solution for consumers who are still clinging to Microsoft's Windows, even as Google's Android operating system gains traction: It offers both. The ViewPad 10 is a dual-boot unit. It can launch either Windows 7 or Android as you start the computer. Out of...
  • Microsoft sells software for 2 mn phones 27-01-2011 12:19 PM

    Seattle: Microsoft Corp said on Wednesday it sold more than 2 million units of its new Windows Phone 7 software to handset makers last quarter, as it looks to counter Apple Inc's iPhone and the rise of Google Inc's Android system. The world's largest software maker, which launched its new...
  • AVG anti-virus update freezes PCs 13-12-2010 11:52 AM

    London: Computers running the 64-bit version of Microsoft's Windows 7 operating system could be rendered unusable if users install the latest anti-virus software update from AVG. The company has now withdrawn the product. The problem affects the most recent free update for AVG 2011, which was made available to users...
  • PC consumer satisfaction rises, Mac users happiest 21-09-2010 11:54 AM

    San Francisco: Consumers are as happy as they've ever been with their computers, and those with Apple computers are the most pleased, a new survey says. The American Customer Satisfaction Index's score for personal computers, which is part of a larger survey that also includes consumer sentiments on home electronics,...
  • How to master your Windows 7 desktop 07-06-2010 10:48 AM

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  • Meet 9-year-old systems engineer 14-05-2010 09:20 AM

    A kid with a bright future - meet Marco Calasan from Macedonia - a 9-year-old systems engineer. ...
  • Watch: Microsoft Windows 7 review 24-10-2009 06:06 PM

    Microsoft's much awaited operating system - Windows 7 is now out. ...
  • Windows 7: The Definitive Review 24-10-2009 02:50 AM

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  • Microsoft launches Windows 7 22-10-2009 11:27 AM

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  • No more fights over the remote, Windows 7 is here 18-10-2009 01:56 PM

    TV tuner card in system helps users use the Live TV feature of Windows 7. ...
  • Watch: The revolutionary Microsoft Windows 7 10-10-2009 04:08 PM

    A few lucky winners get to be the first to test Microsoft Windows 7. ...
  • Watch: CNN-IBN gets feedback on Windows 7 26-09-2009 04:13 PM

    People are now opting for Windows 7 over Vista. ...
  • Indian families get to test new Microsoft OS 19-09-2009 05:28 PM

    MS's latest operating system launches next month end. ...
  • Watch: Rating Windows 7 12-09-2009 04:32 PM

    Here is one of our first users reviewing the Operating System. ...