News tagged ‘windows 7’

Wednesday, 30 May 2012

Unpatched Exploit in Windows Allows Applications to Run On Top of Login Screen

Unpatched Exploit in Windows Allows Applications to Run On Top of Login Screen

An unpatched exploit that affects Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 8 Consumer Preview allows a user to launch a system shell by manipulating the sticky keys function. This hack is straightforward to implement as it can be executed in a matter of minutes.

Friday, 16 Dec 2011

Microsoft Releases Hotfix to Improve Performance of AMD Bulldozer CPUs

Microsoft Releases Hotfix to Improve Performance of AMD Bulldozer CPUs

Microsoft has released hotfixes for Windows 7-based and Windows Server 2008 R2-based systems that feature the AMD Bulldozer processors. These hotfixes are suppose to optimize the performance of Bulldozer CPUs on these systems.

Monday, 28 Nov 2011

Microsoft Surface 2.0 Ready for Pre-Order in Singapore and 22 Other Countries

Microsoft Surface 2.0 Ready for Pre-Order in Singapore and 22 Other Countries

Microsoft's next generation Surface 2.0 is already for pre-order after some delays and it is a 40-inch tablet-like touchscreen computer that breaks the mould of computing as you know it.

Wednesday, 12 Oct 2011

BlueStacks Releases its App Player, Allows Android Apps to Run On Windows

BlueStacks Releases its App Player, Allows Android Apps to Run On Windows

Run Android applications on your Windows 7 PC with the BlueStacks App Player! It comes preloaded with ten applications and can sync others from Android devices to the PC.

Tuesday, 20 Sep 2011

Windows 8 Faster Than Windows 7 at Almost Everything

Windows 8 Faster Than Windows 7 at Almost Everything

Windows 8 is coming soon, and with it comes a massive performance boost over the already well-received Windows 7.

Tuesday, 22 Mar 2011

PCMark 7 Announced For Windows 7

PCMark 7 Announced For Windows 7

FutureMark announced PCMark 7 today, a new benchmark offering complete PC performance analysis for Windows 7.

Friday, 11 Feb 2011

Windows 7 SP1 Available on Feb 22

Windows 7 SP1 Available on Feb 22

Microsoft has announced that its service pack 1 (SP1) for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 will be released for everyone on the 22nd of February.

Friday, 28 Jan 2011

Kinect Boosts Microsoft to Record Revenues

Kinect Boosts Microsoft to Record Revenues

Microsoft's second quarter results have been announced and it looks like its Entertainment & Devices Division aka the Xbox division has delivered, with revenues up by 55%.

Tuesday, 25 Jan 2011

Microsoft's Battle Plan Against The iPad

Microsoft's Battle Plan Against The iPad

Microsoft launched a marketing campaign for its reseller partners recently, hinging on the iPad's enterprise shortcomings. Although the iPad was designed primarily with consumers in mind, the following news article and Powerpoint slides are testament to the Redmondians' belief as to why Windows 7 is more suited for enterprise needs over the iOS.

Friday, 23 Jul 2010

Microsoft Posts Record Quarter Thanks to Windows 7

Microsoft Posts Record Quarter Thanks to Windows 7

Microsoft rumbled to record sales in its last quarter with its Windows and Office franchises performing like faithful old friends.

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