7 Reasons to Migrate to Windows 7
By Scott Alan Miller | Article Published February 07, 2011
Factors like drive support, Branch Cache and security support the case for migrating to the newest Windows OS.
Tags: Microsoft, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 7 SP1, XP
XP eXPires, OEMs to Stop Selling the Aging OS
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published October 25, 2010
However, determined customers can still get XP pre-installed using "downgrade rights."
Tags: Windows, Microsoft, Windows 7, OEM, XP
Microsoft Extends Windows XP 'Downgrade Rights' Again
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published July 14, 2010
Changes in how Microsoft handles systems "downgraded" to be sold with Windows XP aim to make the process more consistent and responsive to customers' needs, but it still seems confusing.
Tags: Windows, Microsoft, Windows 7, Windows XP, XP
Developer: Windows 7 Maxes Out on Memory Use
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published February 19, 2010
Devil Mountain Software's latest results from its XPnet performance network claim to show that Windows XP machines use less memory than Windows 7 does.
Tags: Microsoft, Windows 7, XP, XP mode, XPnet
Windows 7 Cutting Into XP
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published January 22, 2010
How soon before Windows 7 kills off XP's dominant market share?
Tags: Windows, Microsoft, Windows 7, XP, desktop PC
Is Vista vs. Windows 7 a True Choice?
By Kenneth Hess | Article Published March 04, 2009
Users who have stuck with Windows XP waiting to upgrade face a choice sometime soon.
Tags: Windows, Microsoft, support, Vista, XP
Best Netbook OS: Ubuntu vs. XP vs. Windows 7
By Adrian Kingsley-Hughes | Article Published February 11, 2009
Each of the operating systems has its strengths and weaknesses, but which does best given the limits of a netbook?
Tags: Linux, Ubuntu, Windows 7, netbooks, XP
Proc and Processes
By Juliet Kemp | Article Published November 12, 2008
Tip of the Trade: The /proc directory provides a text-based way of interfacing with system settings and processes. Sure, it looks complicated at first glance, but it is incredibly helpful when troubleshooting.
Tags: Device, IT, XP, Memory, Thunderbird
What's Wrong With Microsoft's 'Mojave Experiment'?
By Mike Elgan | Article Published July 30, 2008
To prove that people really do like Vista, Microsoft held a series of videotaped focus groups, and told attendees -- all non-Vista users -- they would be shown a future version of Windows called "Mojave."
Tags: search, Microsoft, Vista, XP