Microsoft sued for $600 million
Published in News
Tuesday, 20 February 2018 12:11

Microsoft sued for $600 million


Or a single working copy of Windows 7

An Albuquerque man has sued Microsoft with the unusual choice of providing a fresh copy of Windows 7 or $600 million in damages.

Windows 7 still beating Windows 10
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Wednesday, 03 January 2018 09:56

Windows 7 still beating Windows 10


You can’t keep a good OS down

Windows 10 use was expected to overtake Windows 7 by the end of 2017, but according to the latest figures it did not happen.

Patch for Win 7 dinosaurs who want modern chips
Published in Processors


Windows 7 shall still rule the earth

Software King of the World, Microsoft has made it clear that it does not want users of Intel Kaby Lake and AMD Bristol Ridge CPUs using Windows 7.

Windows 10 use continues to grow
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Friday, 24 February 2017 11:50

Windows 10 use continues to grow

But Windows 7 is still king

NetMarketShare’s monthly OS usage figures show that Windows 10 use is growing but it is still a long way behind the aging and insecure Windows 7.

Most Firefox users are on Windows 7 laggards
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Tuesday, 20 December 2016 12:12

Most Firefox users are on Windows 7 laggards


Once you guys were cutting edge


Most Firefox users are the types who are still Windows 7 hold outs and are refusing to upgrade to Windows 10, according to a new survey.

Window 10 is less secure than Windows 7
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Thursday, 24 November 2016 14:29

Window 10 is less secure than Windows 7


US-CERT Coordination Centre warns

The US-CERT Coordination Centre has warned that Windows 7 with EMET offers greater protection than Windows 10.

OEMS can’t sell Windows 7 and 8.1
Published in News
Wednesday, 02 November 2016 11:47

OEMS can’t sell Windows 7 and 8.1


End of an error

Software giant Microsoft is forbidding its OEM chums from flogging hardware with its ancient Windows 7 and awful Windows 8.1 under the bonnet.

Manufacturers fear Intel's Windows 10 plans pushing up costs
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Pushing up costs

Intel's plan to have its next-generation processors support only Windows 10 is causing the industrial PC players a few sleepless nights.

Microsoft in Skylake U-Turn
Published in News
Monday, 21 March 2016 14:49

Microsoft in Skylake U-Turn


Also broke Windows 10 Mobile promise

Software outfit Microsoft has U-turned over its decision to kill off support for Intel Skylake processors running Windows 7 and 8.1 next year.

Microsoft to only support Windows 10 on Intel Kaby Lake, AMD Bristol Ridge, Snapdragon 820
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Windows 7, 8, 8.1 updates for Skylake systems to end on July 17, 2017

In a rather authoritarian, sweeping effort to increase its worldwide Windows 10 install base, Microsoft has announced it will end support for operating systems older than Windows 10 on newer chipset platforms, including Intel’s Skylake, in a year and a half from now, and that Windows 10 will be the only supported Windows OS on new chipset platforms going forward in 2016.