Windows 7 Bible: Your Complete Guide to the Latest Version of Windows

Updated: From pricing questions and a rundown of interface features to upgrade concerns and challenges presented by the iPad, CIO.com's Windows 7 Bible covers it all. Our guide delivers expert reviews, advice on planning and rollout, opinion pieces and news analysis on Microsoft's latest client operating system.

Windows 7 Upgrade Advice

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Slideshow: 11 Tools for Windows 7 Migrations

Here's a slideshow of software tools that make upgrading to Microsoft's new operating system a lot easier.

Windows 7 Wanted at Work: Consumer IT Strikes Again

Windows 7 fans are joining smartphone users in bringing personal tastes into the workplace and demanding enterprises respond. IT should embrace this, advises Forrester.

Windows 7 Migrations: Tips for Getting the Timing Right

When is the best time to roll out Windows 7 to your enterprise? Consider this expert advice.

Windows 7 Migration Moment of Truth: Three Ways to Get Ready

A Gartner report warns companies about the financial dangers of delaying Windows 7 migrations.

Windows 7 and IE6: Four Tips for Solving the Incompatibility Catch

You can have your Windows 7 and eat your IE6 too via virtualization tools. But be sure to do your homework and follow these four tips from Gartner.

Windows 7 Upgrades: Six Steps to Getting Your Apps Ready

When migrating to Windows 7, IT pros need to understand what business applications are truly being used, which need fixing and which are compatible with Windows 7. Here are six steps every IT organization should take when preparing apps for Windows 7.

Windows 7 Migrations: Five Real World Challenges and Lessons Learned

Having done thousands of Windows 7 upgrades, IT services company Technisource is well-versed in the challenges involved. Here are five pitfalls and ways to stay ahead of the upgrade curve.

Windows 7 Enterprise Upgrades: The Costs and the Benefits

A study conducted by Forrester Consulting concludes that the return on Windows 7 migrations will be well worth the investment. Meanwhile, Microsoft pushes application virtualization tools to motivate Windows 7 and Office 2010 fence-sitters.

BMW Shares Tips from Its Drive to Windows 7

German car giant BMW, in the midst of a massive migration from Windows XP to Windows 7, shares five key upgrade tips for enterprises. Here's their advice on preparing for a smooth journey.

Windows 7: Five Things for CIOs to Consider Before Deployment

Still deciding when to deploy Windows 7? These tips can help you make your decision.

Windows 7: The Enterprise Features

Upgrade Your Business Network with Windows 7 Pro Features

Though Microsoft doesn't make a big deal of Windows 7's many networking improvements and new features, they offer a fine reason to upgrade from XP. There used to be many reasons to skip migrating to Windows 7; but as the operating system matures and XP ages, Windows 7 is becoming a worthwhile update.

Windows 7 Early Adopters Say Virtualization Key to Rollouts

Early Windows 7 adopters Expedia and Continental Airlines share rollout lessons learned. Here's a look at their secrets to smooth deployment, starting with smart use of virtualization.

Windows 7 Tips: Best Security Features

Do you understand and use the new security features in Windows 7? From encryption to malware fighters, here's a look at the key Windows 7 tools that keep enterprise and home PCs safe and secure.

BMW Calls Windows 7 Rollout Smooth Driving So Far

German car giant BMW is racing to the next phase of its company-wide Windows 7 migration faster than expected, having won over internal skeptics. Here's a look inside their rollout to date.

Windows 7 and Desktop Virtualization: The New Tools

Just before the Oct. 22 Windows 7 debut, Microsoft has released version 2 of the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack 2009 - the add-on that holds most of the Windows 7 virtualization capabilities. Here's the lowdown.

Windows 7: Enterprise Features Explained

With Windows 7 (and in some cases Windows Server 2008 R2), Microsoft foresees a future without VPNs, with encryption on external devices and more expansive desktop search.

How to Manage Users in Windows 7

A computer running Windows 7 might be used by a single person, by a group of people in an office, or by a family in a home. Fortunately, Windows 7 was designed from the ground up to be a multi-user operating system.

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