- News tagged "windows 7"
Thursday, 12 Jul 2012
In a security advisory released yesterday, Microsoft advised Windows 7 and Vista users to disable their Windows Sidebar and Gadgets. The company warned that insecure gadgets could be used to run arbitrary code on a computer. Read on to find out how to secure your affected system.
Wednesday, 30 May 2012
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 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'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
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 is coming soon, and with it comes a massive performance boost over the already well-received Windows 7.
Tuesday, 22 Mar 2011
FutureMark announced PCMark 7 today, a new benchmark offering complete PC performance analysis for Windows 7.
Friday, 11 Feb 2011
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
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 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.