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AMD exec spills beans on Windows 10 release date

If recent claims from a chip executive regarding the Windows 10 release date pan out, life will soon get easier for Windows users thanks to the return of the classic Start menu, new voice-powered search, and the death of the crazy...

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Microsoft seeds Windows 7, 8.1 PCs with Windows 10 upgrade 'nag' notices

Microsoft has seeded Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 PCs with an as-yet-optional update that will pitch the free Windows 10 upgrade to customers.

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Windows 7 momentum shows no sign of slowing

Windows 7 last month powered nearly two-thirds of all personal computers running a version of Microsoft's OS, according to an analytics company.

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Start10 Will Make Windows 10's Start Menu Even More Like Windows 7

Not satisfied with the new Start menu in Windows 10? Stardock still sees a role for replacements.

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Windows 7 and Windows XP Show No Signs of Dying

While Microsoft's Windows 8.1 OS showed modest gains for January, the market share of both Windows 7 and Windows XP show no signs of dying off anytime soon.

Windows 7 Exits Mainstream Support: What You Need to Know

Don't panic! Windows 7 exiting mainstream support on January 13, 2015, shouldn't have a major effect on day-to-day use.

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Windows 7 Hits Mid-Life, But No Crisis -- Yet

Windows 7 will reach the midpoint of its support lifetime this week when it shifts from what Microsoft calls "mainstream" to "extended" support.

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CIOs Share Windows 10 Wish Lists, Deployment Concerns

Many IT shops spurned Windows 8, but some of the same CIOs who avoided that last major Windows OS release say they're cautiously optimistic about Windows 10. Here's why.

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Windows 7 Users Urged to Uninstall Broken Update that Wreaks Havoc on Software

KB3004394 causes numerous problems, including AMD driver issues and failure to install future updates.

The End of an Era: Windows 7 Consumer PCs Halt Production This Friday

It's the end of an era, as OEMs will soon end production of PCs with Windows 7 Home Basic, Home Premium and Ultimate pre-installed.

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Dell Takes One Last Shot at Selling Windows 7 Home Premium PCs

Just days before Microsoft orders OEMs to stop building new PCs with Windows 7 Home Premium, Dell tried one last time to spur sales using the lure of the five-year-old consumer OS.

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Why Windows 10 Isn't the Big Leap Forward Microsoft Says It Is

Going from Windows 8 to Windows 10 implies that Microsoft has big plans for the new version of its operating system. Given what we've seen so far, this appears to be the case – but is it really enough to justify skipping Windows 9?

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With Windows 10, Will Microsoft Truly Listen to Customers?

Microsoft has launched what it calls its 'largest-ever open collaborative development' effort to try to ensure its next operating system is what customers want. But has Microsoft really learned from the mistakes of Windows 8?

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Why IT Will Love Windows 10

Yes, the interface is a big improvement over Windows 8. The real appeal of Windows 10, though, might be the user and device management features that should have IT departments excited.

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Windows 10 Revealed: Microsoft's Next OS Fuses Windows 7 and 8

Microsoft executives said Windows 10 is Microsoft's response to feedback to consumers and businesses who still weren't satisfied with Windows 8. And you'll get to try it out for yourself.

Why Microsoft Needs to Reveal Windows 9 Sooner Than Later: The End of Windows 7

After October, there will be no way to buy a Windows 7 PC and nothing but Live Tiles on the horizon. Unless Microsoft, as widely anticipated, announces Windows 9.

As Sales Deadline Approaches, OEMs Continue to Push Windows 7 PCs to Consumers

Computer makers like Dell, HP and Lenovo must stop selling new PCs with Windows 7 Home Premium on Oct. 31

Top 25 Free Tools for Every Windows Desktop

Whatever your poison -- Windows 7 or 8, updated or not -- there's a desktop tool just begging to become part of your repertoire

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