Windows 7 actually gaining market share

So much for Windows 10 replacing all other versions. Last month, the somewhat-soon-to-be outdated version of Microsoft’s operating system gained user share. 

Microsoft issues Windows 7 warning … But is it just a scare tactic?

If you happened to check Microsoft’s German news page this morning, you’d be in for a big surprise: Apparently, running Windows 7 is no longer safe. 

More than half of Windows users are on a 7-year-old version

That headline sounds bad, but hey … at least it’s not XP. 

Windows 10 is getting more and more popular

It turns out when you offer something for free (or mostly free, anyway), people line up to get it. And according to the latest figures, that’s just what’s happening with Windows 10. 

Don’t believe everything you read: Windows 7 isn’t dead

There are plenty of headlines this week that are trying to shock and scare IT by screaming that Microsoft has ended support for Windows 7. That’s not actually true – but the OS has reached a milestone. 

Companies with Windows 7 users must take this step now

Microsoft’s ever-confusing update policy just got a little more cloudy. If users don’t apply a recent update, they could soon find themselves locked out of Internet Explorer security patches. 

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.