Tag: Windows XP

4
Dec

The END is near for Windows XP

Are you still hanging onto Windows XP? If your business is like many across the country, Windows XP desktop computers are still widely used by the majority of your staff. Windows XP is perhaps Microsoft’s greatest success story. This legendary …

13
Nov

Mac OS X Snow Leopard: The XP of Apple

According to a recent survey, the majority of Apple users still continue to use Snow Leopard as their favorite operating system. This is an interesting finding since the OS X Mountain Lion has been around for a while, which has …

7
Nov

Windows 8 Upgrade: A Step by step guide

If you are planning to upgrade from the previous versions of Windows to the new Windows 8, this is the article you must read. Upgrading to Windows 8 is quite easy if you can follow some easy and simple tips. …

11
Oct

What business can expect with Windows 8

Windows 8 from Microsoft is without a doubt, a big gamble. The software giant finally released the Windows 8 to PC manufacturing on August 1, 2012, and the final build was also made available in TechNet or MSDN for download. People can instantly see a number of surprises in this new OS, both positive and…

1
Aug

Microsoft Scheduled to End Support for Microsoft Office 2003 and Windows XP

With Windows 8 and Office 2013 on the horizon, Microsoft has announced that it will be ending support for Office 2003 and Windows XP. The reason for this is because the Support Lifecycle Policy, which was brought in in 2002, is ending. The policy outlined that Microsoft would provide a minimum of 10 years of…

18
Jul

Windows 8 Finally Has an Official Release Date

Barring anything unforeseen, Microsoft will release Windows 8 to market on October 26, 2012. The operating system will be pre-installed on the latest desktops, laptops and tablets. The Windows RT-based Surface tablets will also be available for purchase. Microsoft shared this exciting news at the Microsoft Global Exchange Conference in Atlanta on July 18, 2012….

25
Jun

Windows 8 May Challenge Those Using It on Windows 7 Machines

Upgrading to Microsoft’s new Windows 8 operating system is probably not an absolute necessity for those already using Windows 7. For those who decide they want to upgrade as soon as Windows 8 is offered in wide release, they should know that some Windows 7 machines may make using the new operating system challenging. Tim…

4
May

Should you upgrade to Windows 7

Why You Should Upgrade Windows 7 The introduction of first the developer and then the customer previews of Windows 8 have caused some people to forget all about Windows 7. We must remember that wide release of Windows 8 remains months away, and many small-business owners are just starting to upgrade their companies’ computers to…

24
Apr

Microsoft Extends Big Easy

Everybody likes to save money. So, if you neglected to take advantage of Microsoft’s Big Easy sale, originally set to end on Mar. 31, don’t despair. You now have until May 31 to get in on the savings. Just to refresh everyone’s memory, when you buy or renew eligible open software agreements, you get 15%…

16
Mar

Are you ready for Windows Embedded Standard 8?

Yet another Windows preview is available for folks to download. This time, it’s the Windows Embedded Standard 8 operating system, which according to Microsoft, will make it “easier for devices to extend enterprise business intelligence with improved device management, servicing and data connectivity.” It can be accessed and downloaded here. This could be welcome news for…

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