Windows 7’s most annoying features

There's a lot to love about the Windows 7 operating system: it's fast, it looks great, and it has some cool features--like Jump Lists for quickly opening recently used files, Homegroup for sharing

Published on: April 30th, 2010 Ian Paul

Trick or Tweak — Top 20 tips to make Windows 7 come alive

Editor's note: An earlier version of this story was written when Windows 7 was still in beta. Now that the final version has been released, we've overhauled the story, updating some tips, eliminating

Published on: November 13th, 2009 Preston Gralla

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

Wonderful ways to make Windows 7 work the way you want

Running the Windows 7 beta, and want to bend it to your will? No problem. We've got plenty of tips, hacks and secrets to keep you busy for a long time, including automatically

Published on: April 16th, 2009 Preston Gralla

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