Latest Windows 7 articles

Desktop automation: first step on the path to greater efficiency

Matt Fisher is director at FrontRange Solutions
Firms looking to do more with less should start by automating desktop management
09 Mar 2011

Report: Nokia deal cost Microsoft more than $1bn

Microsoft gets scale, while Nokia gets to slash costs
08 Mar 2011

Microsoft tablet OS not expected until 2012, report says

It could be a year before Windows 7 is tailored to tablet specifications
04 Mar 2011

Handheld Group Algiz 7 review

Rugged mobile tablet ideal for construction, field service, military and warehouse environments
21 Feb 2011

IT Leaders Forum: Planning for Migration to Windows 7

This IT Leaders Forum will provide CIOs with an insight into how to prepare for the migration to Windows 7
03 Feb 2011

Microsoft reveals mixed results as Windows sales fade

But strong demand for consumer products helps to lift profits
28 Jan 2011

Sophos outlines threat landscape for 2011

Social media, Windows 7 and the iPad are all set to suffer increasing cyber attacks in 2011
19 Jan 2011

Microsoft chances its ARM

Support for ARM-based chips will help Windows gain a bigger share of the smartphone and tablet market, but will it come too late to really hurt the competition?
11 Jan 2011

Parallels Desktop 6.0 Switch to Mac Edition review

Software lets you flit between Mac and Windows with little fuss
25 Nov 2010

Six steps to efficient Windows 7 migration

How should IT departments approach high-volume desktop OS upgrades across multiple sites?
25 Oct 2010

BAE Systems moves business apps to private cloud

Defence giant to deploy Microsoft's Windows 7 and App-V technology
01 Oct 2010

Age of business PCs at all-time high, says Gartner

Analyst says companies cannot delay upgrading PCs much longer
31 Aug 2010

Cost of Windows 7 migration will rise due to lack of skilled staff

As the deadline for moving to Windows 7 approaches, businesses will have to dig deep to keep their operating systems up-to-date
27 Aug 2010

Over three quarters of firms are still using XP, says survey

Plan-Net finds 87 per cent are still using Microsoft's Exchange 2003 for email
29 Jul 2010

Six reasons why encryption vendors have a future – for now

Bob Tarzey, analyst and director at Quocirca blogs on the future of encryption
23 Jul 2010

Worldwide PC shipments up 21 per cent

Figures higher than expected, says Gartner
15 Jul 2010

Microsoft moves goalposts on downgrade rights again

Software giant removes time limit for right to downgrade Windows 7
13 Jul 2010

Is it finally time to dump XP?

Plan your Windows 7 migration now, says analyst Gartner. But what are the risks in sticking with XP for the moment?
09 Jun 2010

London City Airport switches services supplier in bid to cut costs

Five-year contract covers desktop and datacentre management
03 Dec 2009

Most multinationals in no hurry to deploy Windows 7

Survey finds that 59 per cent of global firms plan to wait at least a year
29 Oct 2009

Over half of UK firms to move to Windows 7 within a year

Forrester research shows more than 80 per cent of firms still running Windows XP
22 Oct 2009

Moving from thin clients to Windows 7 at BAA

The airline operator is using the new Microsoft operating system as a reason to move away from thin clients
15 Oct 2009

Windows 7 - the story so far

Some businesses are already moving to Windows 7 - Computing examines how they are managing the process
15 Oct 2009

Ballmer rejects call for simpler software licensing

But tells customers to email him with their problems
05 Oct 2009