Windows 7

Survey: Despite Flagging XP Support, Windows 7 Migrations Stay Tepid

Half of the respondents of a recent Unisys poll indicated that they "haven't started" migrating or are "not migrating" to Windows 7.

Microsoft Panel Urges XP Loyalists To Migrate to Windows 7

Microsoft has assembled a panel of MVPs, consultants and product managers to make the case for migrating to Windows 7 from Windows XP.

Report: Windows 7 Passes XP as Most-Used OS in U.S.

For the first time since release in October 2009, Windows 7's U.S. market share has surpassed Windows XP's -- at least according to one source.

Windows 7, Office 2010 Migrations Need Early Planning, Gartner Says

"The big migration" from Windows XP and Office 2003 is coming, according to research firm Gartner, and IT pros should be prepared.

Microsoft Windows Thin PC CTP Goes Public

A public community technology preview (CTP) of Microsoft's Windows Thin PC (WinTPC) software technology is now available, the company announced on Tuesday.

Windows 7 Notebooks Taking Aim at Tablets

A new crop of Windows 7-based notebooks are retaining the utility of the form factor while drawing inspiration from the upstart tablet category.

12 Notable Windows 7 Notebooks

Tablets may be the current consumer rage, but notebooks are here to stay. Here are a dozen that have caught our eye.

Microsoft Releases Windows Embedded Compact 7

Windows Embedded Compact 7, Microsoft's latest compact componentized operating system for device manufacturers, was released on Tuesday.

Microsoft: Windows Embedded Will Help Thin-Client Comeback

According to Microsoft, next-generation thin clients are poised for an enterprise comeback thanks to its Windows Embedded Standard 7 operating system.

Microsoft Unveils Upcoming Windows 7 VDI and Security Options

A Microsoft official briefly noted on Thursday that Microsoft is planning two new options for IT organizations using Windows 7 -- but the catch is that Software Assurance (SA) licensing needs to be in place.

SP1 Hits RTM Status for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

Microsoft Wednesday released Service Pack 1 for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 to its equipment manufacturing partners.

Microsoft's 2Q 2011 Earnings Buoyed by Xbox and Office

Microsoft mostly beat financial analyst expectations in its fiscal second quarter, reporting overall earnings of $19.9 billion.

Microsoft VP Brooks Leaving for Juniper Networks

Brad Brooks, a Microsoft executive who helped promote Windows 7 to consumers, has signed up for a new marketing role at Juniper Networks.

Windows 7 at a Year

Microsoft has shipped 240 million copies of Windows 7, and businesses are heavily engaged in migrations.

Microsoft Rolls Out Security Baselines and MAP 5.5 Beta

Microsoft on Monday announced that it had rolled out two "new" security baselines for use with its Security Compliance Management tool, plus new setting packs for Windows 7 and Internet Explorer 8.