Four big benefits of Windows 7 and four problems

Is your IT organization ready for Windows 7? You're running out of time. Microsoft will ship the new version of Windows on Oct. 22 . You should at least know what Windows 7

Published on: October 14th, 2009 Michael Gartenberg

Upgrade to Windows 7! You’ll be glad you did

After recently writing about the 'joys' of upgrading from XP to Windows 7, I was mildly surprised to hear from Vista users who wanted to know if they should upgrade to Windows 7.

Published on: September 24th, 2009 Steven Vaughan-Nichols

Five good excuses so you can keep using Windows XP

Microsoft created a problem for itself with Vista, prompting many users to stick with Windows XP. People have been using XP for seven years now, and regardless of how good Windows 7 might

Published on: September 15th, 2009 Michael Scalisi

Five reasons you shouldn’t miss out on Windows 7 free trial

Microsoft announced the availability of a 90-day free trial of the final RTM (release to manufacturing) version of Windows 7 Enterprise edition. Whether you are anxiously awaiting the new operating system, or skeptical

Published on: September 8th, 2009 Tony Bradley

Windows XP users finally migrating to Vista, Windows 7

Maybe people are actually starting to tire of Microsoft's eight-year-old Windows XP.According to Web measurement company Net Applications, which tracks the operating systems used by a pool of about 160 million unique Web

Published on: September 4th, 2009 Gregg Keizer

Build your own Windows 7 power PC from scratch without breaking the bank

Microsoft is set to release its newest operating system, Windows 7, on October 22. "Oh no," you might be groaning, "not another Windows upgrade!" Those of us who have been through one or

Published on: August 7th, 2009 Frank J. Ohlhorst

VirtualBox a smooth and easy way to run multiple operating systems

Whether you prefer Linux, Windows, or Mac OS X, you can probably get almost everything you need done with your chosen OS. However, sometimes a task demands an OS that you are not

Published on: July 21st, 2009 Steven Vaughan-Nichols

Confusion grows over Windows 7 upgrade requirements

Outrage spread like wildfire across the Internet last week with criticism of Microsoft's alleged new upgrade process for Windows 7. People were concerned if they wanted to upgrade to Windows 7 they would

Published on: July 20th, 2009 David Murphy

Samsung SP-P400B projects a wonderful image

From the looks of it – not to mention its size, dimensions and weight – the Samsung SP-P400B LED projector is just what the doctor ordered if your job requires you to do

Published on: May 25th, 2009 Joaquim P. Menezes

Malware found on brand new Windows netbook

After discovering attack code on a brand new Windows XP netbook, antivirus vendor Kaspersky Labs warned users yesterday that they should scan virgin systems for malware before connecting them to the Internet.When Kaspersky

Published on: May 20th, 2009 Gregg Keizer

Add-on will let Windows 7 users run XP in virtual mode

Microsoft Corp. will unveil an add-on to Windows 7 that lets users run applications designed for Windows XP in a virtual machine, the company confirmed Friday. This is the first time Microsoft has

Published on: April 28th, 2009 Gregg Keizer

Despite Microsoft’s warnings, many Canadian firms skipping Vista entirely

If anyone can be described as a Windows XP diehard it's Bill Lake, managing director of Lakeway Associates at IT systems integrator based in Vancouver.Lake's small company looks after about 100 computers in

Published on: April 6th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Why Vista failed businesses and how Microsoft hopes to make up for it

About a year ago on its Redmond, Washington, campus, a member of Microsoft's Windows Vista team met with a group of journalists to face some tough questions about the OS.At the time, it

Published on: March 11th, 2009 Elizabeth Montalbano

Net Profit

With the some of the most recognized names in the high-tech industry -- Intel, Arm, Microsoft, Linux, Acer, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, Sony, and many more --hyping netbooks as the next big thing, InfoWorld decided

Published on: February 19th, 2009 Ephraim Schwartz