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  • Gmail will push users further away for XP and Vista

    Google quietly announced Tuesday that Gmail will stop supporting older versions of its Chrome browser, in a move that will put another nail in the coffins of Windows XP and Windows Vista.

    Written by Blair Hanley Frank02 Feb. 17 09:05
  • Victorian police spend $15m on IT refresh

    The Victorian police spent a total of $15 million on an IT refresh during the 2013-14 financial year, including the replacing of a distributed server network, transitioning from Windows XP to Windows 7 and designing new data centre

    Written by Hamish Barwick22 Oct. 14 15:48
  • In Pictures: 9 reasons users won’t ditch Windows XP

    Microsoft stopped support for Windows XP on April 8: Meaning, no more software or security updates for the nearly 13-year-old OS, despite it still holding onto just under 30% of the desktop OS market (according to NetMarketShare). Microsoft wants XP users to upgrade to a newer Windows OS, preferably Windows 8.1. Yet many people are determined to hold on - you’ll have to pry Windows XP from their PC’s cold, dead hard drive. Here are nine reasons why.

    Written by Howard Wen08 April 14 07:55
  • Windows XP, Office 2003 deadline looms

    Microsoft has issued a reminder that security patches, software updates and technical support for Windows XP and Office 2003 ends next week on 8 April.

    Written by Hamish Barwick03 April 14 10:25
  • Santos migrates to Windows 7 before XP support ends

    The ending of Windows XP support in April 2014 combined with slow log in times led Australian oil and gas producer Santos (ASX: STO) to start its Windows 7 migration.

    Written by Hamish Barwick17 May 13 11:57
  • Windows 7, iOS, BYOD redefine enterprise OS landscape

    Led by Windows 7, Microsoft's operating systems still control the enterprise, but the software giant's days of dominance are waning. As a recent Forrester report highlights, mobile devices and BYOD have made the state of enterprise operating systems far more complex.

    Written by Shane O'Neill25 April 13 19:19
  • Windows XP: The final countdown

    Microsoft Australia has warned enterprise customers that they only have one year left of Windows XP support and security updates.

    Written by Hamish Barwick09 April 13 15:05
  • Microsoft to Windows XP: Please die, already

    Microsoft is eager for Windows XP, its 10-year-old operating system, to fade into computing history. The sooner the better, in fact. But for that to happen, the Redmond company needs millions of XP users to drop creaky, old XP and migrate (hopefully) to Windows 7, or even to Windows 8, which won't arrive until next year.

    Written by Jeff Bertolucci26 Oct. 11 11:11
  • Windows XP to Windows 8: Don't go there

    A majority of enterprises have migrated to Windows 7 or are planning to do so. But for Windows XP holdouts ready to side-step Windows 7 for the upcoming Windows 8 OS, you are risking a gap in support, stresses research firm Gartner in a new "first take" analysis of Windows 8 migration in the enterprise.

    Written by Shane O'Neill22 Sept. 11 07:17
  • Windows 7 reigns least in the US

    Windows 7 has finally assumed its rightful place on the desktop operating system throne -- usurping Windows XP for the first time. Granted, Windows 7 reign only covers the United States, but it is still a significant milestone on the path to becoming the number one OS globally.

    Written by Tony Bradley12 April 11 08:45