Schools advised against upgrading to Vista

British schools should not upgrade to Microsoft's Vista operating system and Office 2007 productivity suite, the British Educational Communications and Technology Agency (BECTA) said in a report on the software. It also supported

Published on: January 12th, 2008 Peter Seyer

Vista in danger of being bypassed by businesses

It will be one year that Windows Vista has been available to businesses on Nov. 30, yet many companies still are waiting until the release of Vista's first service pack to upgrade. But

Published on: November 16th, 2007 Elizabeth Montalbano

Go-go Vista gadgets

Mini Web-based applications interchangeably called widgets and gadgets are enjoying increasing popularity in North America. Marketers should view these programs -- which often appear as tiny windows providing quick access to Internet sites,

Published on: September 25th, 2007 Nestor Arellano

Windows Vista-readiness low

Roughly half of those users are unable to meet the basis system requirements for the operating system, Softchoice said, while 94 per cent would be unable to meet the requirements for Vista's premium

Published on: January 31st, 2007 EDGE Staff

It’s best to wait before deploying Vista

Windows Vista's low-key launch to volume licensing customers last month introduced the first new Microsoft operating system in more than five years. Vista is touted as being the answer to many of the

Published on: January 21st, 2007 Lynn Greiner

At your server

Choosing a server is no an easy task. There are almost limitless possibilities, and your requirements could lean toward basic, or more sophisticated technologies. Plus, you should always buy something that will give

Published on: December 5th, 2006 Vawn Himmelsbach

At long last, Vista

TORONTO - After a more than five-year lapse between new versions of its Windows operating systems, Microsoft Corp. on Thursday finally launched its much-awaited and much-delayed business version of Vista alongside new versions

Published on: November 30th, 2006 Poonam Khanna

Microsoft locks down Vista operating system to fight piracy

Canadian businesses will be changing the way they activate Windows as part of an anti-piracy technology initiative from Microsoft that will shut down unlicensed versions of the forthcoming Vista operating systemThe software firm

Published on: October 20th, 2006 Shane Schick

Readers weigh in on . . .

Re: A Vista full of dollars (Aug. 29)You got it wrong. I have never paid “off the shelf” prices for XP. There are many dot-com resellers that sell XP USfor under $50 that

Published on: September 22nd, 2006 Readers

Symantec, Microsoft in scuffle over Vista security

Symantec said Microsoft is keeping it and other vendors away from the very part of the operating system that is central to its strategy to protect users from malicious attacks.Windows Vista includes several

Published on: September 12th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

Microsoft puts the brakes on Vista

Microsoft Corp. said its highly anticipated Windows Vista operating system will miss the holiday shopping window this year while the company irons out any remaining quality issues.Jim Alchin, co-president of Microsoft’s platforms and

Published on: March 22nd, 2006 Neil Sutton