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Monday, 26 Aug 2013

Outgoing Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer Names Windows Vista as Biggest Regret

Outgoing Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer Names Windows Vista as Biggest Regret

Outgoing Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has confessed his biggest regret during his stint is Windows Vista operating system. He told Mary Jo Foley of ZDNet that there are "side effects" from spending too much precious manpower on a product that failed to deliver.

Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013

Windows 8 Market Share Only at 3.31%, Windows 7 and XP Still Dominates

Windows 8 Market Share Only at 3.31%, Windows 7 and XP Still Dominates

According to data from Net Applications, market share of Windows 8, though increasingly steadily, is only at 3.31%. More than 80% of Windows users are still using Windows 7 and XP.

Tuesday, 4 Sep 2012

Microsoft to Allow Windows 8 Pro Users to Downgrade to Windows 7, Vista

Microsoft to Allow Windows 8 Pro Users to Downgrade to Windows 7, Vista

Microsoft will allow downgrades from Windows 8 Pro to Windows 7 or Vista if customers of the its latest operating system are not satisfied with it. This is according to the operating system's licensing agreement; read on to find out more about its terms and conditions.

Friday, 24 Aug 2012

McAfee Patches Buggy Update

McAfee Patches Buggy Update

McAfee scrambles to fix a recent glitch found on some of its antivirus updates. The bug has also caused a number of home users to lose Internet connectivity after the updates were applied.

Thursday, 12 Jul 2012

Microsoft Advises Users of Windows 7 and Vista to Disable Desktop Gadgets

Microsoft Advises Users of Windows 7 and Vista to Disable Desktop Gadgets

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.

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