Goodbye and good riddance – 5 reasons we won’t miss Vista

Farewell, Vista. Don't let the door hit you on the way out. Windows 7 has arrived, and soon Vista will be retired to the Microsoft Hall of Shame alongside such notorious stinkers Windows

Published on: October 16th, 2009 Jeff Bertolucci

Microsoft unveils three dozen improvements to Windows 7

Microsoft Corp. today revealed a laundry list of changes it has made to Windows 7 since it issued a public beta more than a month ago. Developers have slipped three dozen improvements and

Published on: March 2nd, 2009 Gregg Keizer

Why wait for Windows 7? Change Vista’s looks and performance now

Let's be realistic: Windows 7 is pretty much going to be like Windows Vista with a fresh coat of UI paint and a few needed bug fixes. Granted, some of the new interface

Published on: February 9th, 2009 Rick Broida

How to foil 92 per cent of Microsoft Windows bugs

Nine of out 10 critical bugs reported by Microsoft Corp. last year could have been made moot, or at least made less dangerous, if people ran Windows without administrative rights, a developer of

Published on: February 6th, 2009 Gregg Keizer

Windows 7 shows promise in first in-depth review

Microsoft may call the newest version of its operating system Windows 7, but you may want to think of it as Windows 6.5. In overall look and feel, it mimics Vista, although there

Published on: November 13th, 2008 Preston Gralla

Extreme interface makeover – How to tweak Vista so it resembles XP

Your new PC came with Vista. Maybe your office deployed Vista. Or, perhaps, you got caught up in the early hype and bought Vista. Whatever the case, now you're stuck with it. Wish

Published on: July 23rd, 2008 Rick Broida