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New data from Net Applications reveals Windows 7 topped Windows XP for the first time as Windows 8 closes in on the October 30 release date.
Windows 7 Service Pack 2 might add Kinect support to Windows 7. Looks like Windows 7 and Windows 8 will get a lot more motion-controlling features!
We have some release date news for people who are looking forward to the next Windows 7 update, Windows 7 Service Pack 2. Well-known wzor not only gave us the release date for Windows 8, but also for Service Pack 2.
If you have nothing to do over the Halloween weekend, you might want to grab the RC (Release Client) of Windows 7 Service Pack 1, but don’t expect any new features. More infos about SP1 after the break.
Did you know that Windows 7 has a built-in Backup utility? If you plan to use it, make sure to download this hotfix – it will save you a lot of time and trouble. And here’s how to schedule a backup in Windows 7.
It’s official, Microsoft has finally started the closed beta test for the 1st Windows 7 Service Pack. Although, Windows 7 SP1 won’t bring any significant changes this is another chance to try Windows 7 for free.
Feeling hungry? Take a trip to the first Windows 7 restaurant in Taiwan! Microsoft Taiwan definitely have some very nice ideas how to promote Windows 7. Did I mention it? They have a Windows beer there. Cheers
Microsoft is going on a bus tour from May 21th until June 4th and will visit 10 cities in North America, starting in Montreal. On the business event, they’ll dig deep into Windows 7 and Office 2010 and give businesses valuable insights.
Ever wanted to run Windows 7 on some of your entertainment devices? Since last week Microsoft is selling Windows Embedded Standard 7, which is based on Windows 7, so it looks like we’ll soon encounter Windows 7 on more than just our PCs, laptops and netbooks.
If you have one of these fancy laptops with touchscreen or a touchscreen monitor, you should download Microsoft’s Touch Pack for Windows 7 that has been released today for *all* owners of a genuine Windows 7 copy.
If someone would tell you that Windows 7 is more secure than a MAC, what would you say? Would you agree or disagree? Whitehat Hacker Marc Maiffret, chief security architect for FireEye, says that Windows 7 is more secure than Apple’s MAC OS X “Snow Leopard”.
As mentioned earlier, today is Microsoft’s monthly patchday. Today they are releasing 11 new Windows updates for Windows XP, Vista, Windows 2000, Windows 7, as well as Windows Server 2003 and 2008. Those updates will close 25 security holes, 5 of them marked as important.
The release date of Windows 7 SP1 is getting closer. Scheduled for September 2010, Windows 7 Service Pack 1 will not dramatically change Windows 7 and is only considered a minor update that might include support for USB3.0, the new WAT and a few fixes here and there.
According to joystiq.com, rumor has it that Microsoft is about to add the built-in Windows 7 games Solitaire, Minesweeper, Spider Solitaire, Freecell, etc. to their service “Games for Windows LIVE”.
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