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Windows 10 to be free to users of Windows 7 and 8 - but will Microsoft's 'as a service' aspirations put people off?

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Augmented reality visor, more on Universal Apps for Windows Phone and 4K Surface Hub display also unveiled by Microsoft
21 Jan 2015

Google angers Microsoft (again) with another security flaw disclosure

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Microsoft claims that Google's disclosures increase the risk of zero-day exploits
16 Jan 2015

SThree selects 1E Nomad ahead of Adaptiva OneSite for software deployment because of 'ease of use'

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SThree employees would have required training to use OneSite but this wasn't necessary for Nomad
14 Jan 2015

Windows 7 mainstream support ends today

Just finished migrating from Windows XP to Windows 7? Microsoft discontinues mainstream support today
13 Jan 2015

Windows Update behind epidemic of false 'Windows Activation' piracy warnings

Microsoft blames Windows Update KB 3004394 for widespread Windows piracy messages
17 Dec 2014

Windows 10 release slated for autumn 2015 – Microsoft COO Kevin Turner

Hurried replacement for Windows 8 out in time for next Christmas, promises Microsoft COO
15 Dec 2014

Top 10 IT news stories of the week: Microsoft and HMRC look at past errors while smaller database providers look to big future

This week's stop stories, as judged by Computing readers
07 Nov 2014

So you've finished your Microsoft Windows XP migration project? Now on to Windows Server 2003

With support for Microsoft Windows Server 2003 ceasing in April 2015, organisations will need to act fast to migrate applications onto something more modern
31 Oct 2014

Top 10 news stories of the week: Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Maxwell and Satya Nadella all 'popular' for different reasons...

This week, Apple released a slew of new shiny things, news of which is always popular with readers. But will the coverage make the top spot in Computing's weekly top 10?
17 Oct 2014

Suspected Russian hackers use Microsoft zero-day exploit to target NATO, Ukraine and others

iSight Partners reveals exploit that could have been actively exploited for five years
14 Oct 2014

How Reed.co.uk does IT without an IT department

Mark Ridley, Reed.co.uk director of technology, explains how every team within the business pays for their own IT
14 Oct 2014

Windows 10-out-of-10 or Windows Ho-hum?

Microsoft has unveiled 'Windows 10 not 9' early in its lifecycle to get feedback from users that matter – or has the company simply run out of ideas?
09 Oct 2014

'Designed for the challenges of modern business' - Microsoft unveils Windows 10

Microsoft skips Windows 9 and brings back the Start button
01 Oct 2014

Top 10 IT news stories of the week: GCHQ staff lend a hand to the Tor Project and Sony gets slated for its security. Again

Popular this week include an analysis of Sony's security shortcomings and the cheeky tip-offs from GCHQ staff to the Tor Project
29 Aug 2014

Microsoft: Windows 9 'technology preview' to be unveiled on 30 September

Windows 9: Out goes the 'charms bar'; in comes the 'mini start menu'
22 Aug 2014

Microsoft to release Windows 9 technology preview next month

Microsoft dangles imminent Windows 9 release in front of disgruntled Windows 8 users
15 Aug 2014

Virtualisation cures Windows XP migration woes at Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust

Jimmy Parker, development office lead at Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust, tells Danny Palmer why the trust opted to switch to a Liquidware Labs virtual interface
08 Aug 2014

Backbytes: The long, slow death of Windows XP

Windows XP is slowly dying out, according to the web-stat counters – but it's Windows 7 people want, not Windows 8
04 Aug 2014

'The clerk who’s never used any of the Office suite – why update him?' Biffa CIO David Gooding

What kind of technology lies behind your bin collection? Peter Gothard visited waste management giant Biffa to find out – and what he discovered may surprise you
30 Jul 2014

Free Windows?

What are the chances of Microsoft giving away its operating system – and even some of its most popular applications – for free? Peter Gothard asked some Redmond-watchers for their thoughts
28 Jul 2014

Microsoft revenues up 12 per cent as Nadella explains reorganisation

Microsoft re-organisation to unite operating system teams as it posts full-year revenues up 12 per cent
23 Jul 2014

Windows to be offered free of charge by 2017

But enterprises may be looking at subscription models
15 Jul 2014

CIO interview: Unite head of IT Paul Mease

Unite head of IT Paul Mease tells Danny Palmer how he’s ensuring the right IT infrastructure is in place to support the union’s 1.4 million members
04 Jul 2014

Enterprise Mobility Summit 2014: Law firm DLA Piper mulls Microsoft Surface rollout

Windows ecosystem preferred by DLA Piper, but it may take employees a while to buy-in
12 Jun 2014