‘Near-final’ Windows 8.1 build leaked

Most organizations still aren’t sold on Windows 8, and many are waiting for the upcoming Windows 8.1 update before they make up their minds. A recently leaked build might show IT what to expect. 

5 Windows 8.1 features that may change IT's mind

Microsoft”s latest operating system hasn”t yet caught on with consumers or businesses. But the upcoming Windows 8.1 has a few updates that could change the stance of some organizations. 

How to add the Start menu back into Windows 8

Windows 8 made some big changes to a familiar operating system. But will Microsoft backtrack and add a new Windows 8 Start menu in its next update? 

Are you ready for the end of Windows XP support?

There’s now less than one year before Microsoft pulls the plug on Windows XP support. And by the look of it, many companies could be open to serious security risks when it happens. 

‘Windows Blue’ OS leaked: What can we expect from Microsoft’s update?

An updated version of Windows 8, originally referred to as “Windows Blue,” is due for release this summer. Will the update convince more businesses to switch to Microsoft’s latest OS? 

Businesses sticking with XP because of legacy apps, survey says

Support for Windows XP will end in just over a year, but many businesses are still clinging to the old OS. Why are IT departments so reluctant to upgrade? 

Windows 8 price to rise 500% next week

For those considering a move to Windows 8: If you don’t do it soon, the upgrade could get a lot more expensive. 

Windows 8 downgrade rights: 3 things IT needs to know

We wrote recently about how downgrading to Windows 7 may be the best option for businesses that find themselves with new PCs running Windows. But before making those plans, it’s important to properly understand Windows 8 downgrade rights. 

Why a Windows 8 downgrade could be best for businesses

Two months after its release, Windows 8 adoption has been slow to catch on – especially among businesses. 

IT will avoid Windows 8, despite security improvements

Windows 8 will struggle to catch on with businesses, according to recent surveys. Apparently many organizations would rather stick with the 11-year-old Windows XP than upgrade.