Latest Windows 7 articles

London borough to roll out Google Chromebooks to escape Microsoft's licensing costs

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Barking and Dagenham claims it would have to pay over £200,000 more to replace outgoing Windows XP desktops with Windows 7 PCs
02 Apr 2014

St. Edmund's College picks VMware over Microsoft and Citrix because of 'better functionality'

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Hertfordshire-based school anticipates £63,000 of savings from virtualisation project
02 Dec 2013

'No reason at all' for Force India to make Windows 8 leap

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Head of IT Adrian Collinson tells Computing the F1 team is fine operating on the 'very good' Windows 7
13 Aug 2013

Warwickshire County Council reduces overheads and downtime with Hornbill Supportworks

Hornbill IT service management system selected ahead of Marval; still preferred ahead of SaaS alternatives
31 Jul 2013

CIO interview: How Balfour Beatty will rationalise servers and applications in £50m deal with Fujitsu

Construction giant hopes to slash number of servers in half and cut thousands of applications
25 Jul 2013

Technology that drives success: An interview with Trader Media’s CIO, Tim Jones

As Trader Media Group prepares to publish the very last print edition of Auto Trader magazine, CIO Tim Jones tells Sooraj Shah about the next stage in the company’s ambitious multi-platform digital strategy
16 May 2013

EasyJet takes off with Windows 7 upgrade

Migration to Windows 7 from XP has helped 'change lives' of easyJet's mobile workers, explains CTO Andy Caddy
22 Mar 2013

Fewer than 10 per cent of enterprise users even considering Windows 8 migration

Computing survey reveals unusually low demand for Microsoft’s latest
19 Mar 2013

Microsoft claims to have sold 60 million licences for Windows 8

Windows 8 nearing levels of Windows 7 sales
09 Jan 2013

Java zero-day exploit being sold for ‘five digits’

Weakness found in most recent version of Oracle's Java
28 Nov 2012

Windows 8 outsells Windows 7, claims Microsoft's Windows business head

40 million copies of Windows 8 sold in the first month, claims Tami Reller
28 Nov 2012

Survey suggests Windows 8 uptake slower than Windows 7's

Online data indicates that just one per cent of UK PC users have Win 8
27 Nov 2012

Case study: Knowledge management at Slaughter & May

‘Flaky’ Hummingbird replaced by Recommind
15 Nov 2012

Anglia Ruskin University selects Violin storage ahead of Hitachi and Fusion-io

Violin Memory “out-performed” competitors, says IT director
19 Jul 2012

Flame virus could delete files, as well as copy them

‘Espionage’ virus starts to reveal its secrets
22 Jun 2012

Microsoft OS advice: Migrate to Windows 8... no, 7

Mixed messages emerge from Microsoft over OS upgrades. What are the pros and cons?
13 Jun 2012

Desktop decisions for Buro Happold as Windows 8 approaches

Engineering consultancy to hold off on upgrade – for now
12 Jun 2012

School saves time, money and energy with Dell KACE

Systems management appliance also enabled Woodbridge High School to migrate hundreds of desktops to Windows 7 and Office 2010 in three days
17 Jan 2012

SoftMaker Office 2012 review

An application suite that majors on Microsoft compatibility and even runs on older PCs
13 Jan 2012

Windows 7 would have stopped RSA hack, says security expert

Windows' DEP facility would have stopped March's damaging hack on secure token specialists RSA, according to a researcher
01 Dec 2011

Review: Parallels Desktop 7 for Mac

Desktop virtualisation from Parallels – but make sure your Mac has enough system memory
25 Nov 2011

Cheshire Council uses desktop analytics to shape Windows 7 migration

It is reducing its applications estate and renegotiating Microsoft licences as a result
13 Oct 2011

Microsoft previews Windows 8 for developers

OS features real-time social data sharing and will benefit from its own app store
13 Sep 2011

Windows 7 to lead OS market this year

Operating system will be deployed on 94 per cent of new PCs this year, and will be running on 42 per cent of all PCs, says Gartner
12 Aug 2011