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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

Windows 7 mainstream support ends today

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

Windows 10 and Intel Skylake microprocessors won't make a dent in PC and laptop sales, warn manufacturers

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Digitimes: Microsoft and Intel to board Skylake for Windows 10, but manufacturers see no spike in PC sales coming
12 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

Engineering a new infrastructure: an interview with Balfour Beatty CIO Danny Reeves

Balfour Beatty CIO Danny Reeves describes how the company has moved away from a 'closed-shop’ approach to IT and is now modernising its infrastructure in partnership with key suppliers
28 Jul 2014

Windows 7 “mainstream support” to be discontinued next year

Just migrated from Windows XP to Windows 7? Mainstream support stops in January 2015
10 Jul 2014

Biffa still using Windows XP across the company, 'no business case' for Windows 7 says IT director

Migration planned, but firewalls are enough for now says David Gooding
09 Jul 2014

No 'immediate risk' in still running Windows XP - Kingfisher

Europe's biggest DIY retailer believes it has Windows XP security covered until upgrade is rolled out
01 May 2014

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

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'

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

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