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  • Windows 7 migration underway at Immigration Department

    The Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) is ditching XP and giving Vista a miss in favour of desktop refresh to Windows 7 to help the agency improve staff collaboration.

    Written by Hamish Barwick24 Jan. 11 11:28
  • Competitors bicker over Vista's security features

    The Vista Kernal Patch Protection feature, known as PatchGuard, is intended by Microsoft to prevent modifying system structures for purpose of intercepting system calls, said Bruce McCorkendale, Symantec's distinguished engineer.

    Written by Ellen Messmer26 Oct. 06 19:01
  • Windows 7 early adoption rate outpaces Vista's

    Windows 7 has broken the 4% market share barrier in less than three weeks, a mark that took Windows Vista five months to reach, a Web metrics company said today.

    Written by Gregg Keizer11 Nov. 09 05:37
  • Windows 7: the good, the bad, and the unknown

    For most people who are considering moving to Windows 7, October 22 is D-Day. On that date Microsoft's newest operating system lands on store shelves, both as a shrinkwrapped upgrade and preinstalled on new PCs. For some folks, though, D-Day has already arrived. Microsoft has issued the final RTM (release to manufacturing) version of Windows 7 to large companies that buy Windows via volume licenses, as well as to IT pros who belong to its Technet service. The Windows Vista era is officially drawing to a close--although you could argue that it never really quite started--and the Windows 7 one is under way.

    Written by Harry McCracken08 Aug. 09 09:08
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  • Microsoft: Windows 7 built on user feedback

    With the release to manufacturing date for Windows 7 just weeks away, Microsoft has hit the promotion trail claiming it has returned to the fundamentals.

    Written by Tim Lohman26 June 09 08:06
  • Economy, Vista Slowing Windows 7 Adoption Plans

    Will IT go for Windows 7 in the next year? A new survey shows Windows 7 rollouts may proceed much slower than Microsoft would like. Plus, IT managers say they're more open to Mac and Linux alternatives.

    Written by Shane O'Neill14 April 09 00:36