Windows 8 is picking up: But XP’s still hanging around

Everyone knows by now that Windows XP support is going away in a few short months. But that doesn’t mean everybody is doing something about it yet. 

Microsoft: IT and business will love Windows 8

We recently listed some of the reasons tech experts believe Windows 8 will be a nightmare for businesses and IT departments. Not surprisingly, Microsoft has stepped up to defend its upcoming operating system. 

Microsoft ends Mainstream Support for Vista

As if businesses using Windows Vista needed more encouragement to move away from the much-maligned operating system, Microsoft has given them another good reason to upgrade to Windows 7. 

Windows 8: Half who’ve tried the OS don’t recommend it

Microsoft recently released the Consumer Preview of its upcoming Windows 8 operating system – and the reception is lukewarm so far, according to one recent survey. 

Users bailing on XP – is your next OS move planned?

Businesses and consumers are deserting Windows XP in near-record numbers as the end of support for the operating system draws near. Has your business started planning an upgrade? 

Windows 8 in business? Not for PCs, says researcher

Will your organization consider using Windows 8 for its fleet of PCs once that new operating system is released? Probably not, at least according to one group of experts. 

More people running Windows 7 than XP, report says

Many businesses are still clinging to their old Windows XP installations, but as the end of support for that operating system draws near, Windows 7 is taking over as the more frequently installed OS. 

Why business may pass on Windows 8

Microsoft has started releasing details about the upcoming Windows 8. And the early word suggests many IT managers may not find the OS to be worth an upgrade for their businesses. 

Keeping XP until Windows 8 arrives? Bad idea, experts say

Many businesses are planning to stick with Windows XP until Microsoft’s upcoming operating system, Windows 8, is released. But some experts are warning that’s a dangerous tactic.

XP still running on most business computers

If your company still primarily uses the 10-year-old Windows XP, you’re not alone.