Article | 16/01/2009
The PC World challenge: 72 hours of Windows 7!
The challenge: switch from Windows Vista to Windows 7 completely.
Article | 13/01/2009
Windows 7 beta: your complete resource center to the OS
Microsoft Windows 7 beta is now available for public download. We've compiled all the information you need to understand what's different with the Win...
Article | 9/01/2009
Windows 7 beta: Should you try it?
Microsoft is busily promoting Windows 7, its next operating system and successor to the much-maligned Vista.
Article | 10/01/2009
Windows 7 public beta: first impressions
On Thursday at CES, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced the public availability of the Windows 7 beta release. At PC World we've been running our ow...
Article | 9/01/2009
FAQ: How to get the Windows 7 beta
Late yesterday, Microsoft unveiled the public beta for Windows 7, the follow-on and follow-up to Vista, which from all signs the company is trying to ...
Article | 8/01/2009
How to get your mitts on the Windows 7 beta
Late Wednesday, Microsoft unveiled the public beta for Windows 7, the follow-on and follow-up to Vista, which from all signs the company is trying to...
Article | 12/12/2008
Review: Firefox 3.1 Beta 2 adds speed and privacy
Firefox 3.1 may only be a point release -- from 3.0 to 3.1 -- but its just-released Beta 2 version is a good indication that the final release will be...
Article | 8/12/2008
Vista SP2: six things you need to know
Windows Vista Service Pack 2 has been released as a public beta version.
Article | 3/12/2008
Too good to ignore: 6 alternative browsers
When Microsoft, Mozilla or Apple comes out with a new version of Internet Explorer, Firefox or Safari, it makes news -- mainly because most of us use ...
Article | 27/11/2008
Seven classic PC symptoms
As a small-business person, you might bemoan the fact you don't have 24/7 IT support like your larger-scale competitors. Don't panic. You can solve ma...
Article | 14/11/2008
Seven Lessons That SMBs Can Learn from Big IT
Just because you don't have a large enterprise doesn't mean you can't run your IT operation like the big guys. Here are seven ways to help your SMB--a...
Article | 13/11/2008
How 10 Famous Technology Products Got Their Names
Coming up with a great technology product or service is only half the battle these days. Creating a name for said product that is at once cool but not...
Article | 13/11/2008
Windows 7: This time Microsoft gets it right
Microsoft may call the newest version of its operating system Windows 7, but you may want to think of it as Windows 6.5. In overall look and feel, it ...
Article | 10/11/2008
How best do I clean my Registry?
Has a surgeon ever told you that, although they're an expert and will do the best they can, the operation still has some inherent risks? Imagine repla...
Article | 5/11/2008
If Windows is a dead end, what's next?
The writing is on the wall. Despite a major push to sell the much-maligned Windows Vista, customers aren't buying. Nearly two years after Vista's rele...
Article | 4/11/2008
In pictures: What's new in Windows 7?
Windows 7 — Microsoft's long-waited successor to Windows Vista — is expected to ship in 2010, if not earlier. Until now, the software gian...
Article | 30/10/2008
Windows 7 first look: A big fix for Vista
What if Microsoft waved a magic wand and everything people hated about Windows Vista went away? You might have an operating system that you liked--and...
Article | 29/10/2008
10 best features in Windows 7 for IT professionals
Tuesday, Microsoft unveiled its work on Windows 7, the successor to Vista, to a crowd at the Professional Developers Conference that was salivating fo...
Article | 28/10/2008
The challenge of managing mixed virtualized Linux, Windows networks
The sprawl of management consoles, the proliferation of data they provide and the rising use of virtualization are adding challenges to corporations l...
Article | 7/10/2008
Worst Windows flaws of the past decade
June 25, 1998, and June 30, 2008, marked two important milestones in Microsoft's evolution of the Windows OS -- the passing of the torch from Windows ...