Windows 7 Allows You to Completely Turn Off Most Major Features

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A few days ago word got around that almost every major feature of Windows 7 can be completely turned off. That means the actual data for those features won’t be loaded by the operating system. This is obviously made for security conscious customers but will be useful to a lot of Windows power users. But […]

Vista Buyers Get Windows 7 Upgrade Free After July 1st

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From participating OEMs consumers will be able to get a free upgrade to Windows 7 if they purchase a computer with Windows Vista installed after July 1, 2009. It is still unclear when Windows 7 will be released but if you are one of those who purchases a computer after July 1 you will be […]

6 Different Windows 7 Versions Offer “Clear Choice” for Consumers

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Does Microsoft really think that 6 different versions of Windows actually give consumers a “clear choice”? Thats outrageous, guess how many versions of Snow Leopard Apple is going to release… 2. A consumer version and a server version, that’s it. I have a feeling that Snow Leopard will give consumers a much clearer choice. Windows […]

XO Laptops Ship to Peru With Windows XP Preloaded

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The government of Peru, Microsoft, and the OLPC project announced an agreement that would provide Windows XP, Office, and other educational resources on XO laptops. This will make Peru the first country in the world to receive XO laptops with Windows preloaded. This is the beginning of a nine month pilot project to bring educational […]

Windows 7 Features Shown Off On Video

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Windows 7 will have many improvements, some of which are shown off in this video, none of which are all that amazing but good to know none the less. Features Shown: Windows Explorer FTP Locations Keyboard Shortcuts Screen & Animation Capture Disk Usage Analyzer Task Manager Virtual Drive Website, Blog and Portal Designer Coming Soon […]

Windows XP To Stick Around Until 2010

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Microsoft has announced that they are going to be extending support for Windows XP because many of the computers in the market today are incapable of running Windows Vista. Microsoft had previously set the date for the end of XP on June 30, 2008 but since there are so many computer that still can’t run […]

I’m Moving Back to Windows XP

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No, it isn’t what you are thinking, my primary computer is still going to be my MacBook, but what is going to change is my secondary computer. My PC that usually just sits in the corner and is either off or is encoding away at the latest Netflix DVD so that I can watch it […]

Apple Pushing Safari To Windows Users Through Apple Software Update

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Apple did something a day or so ago that made a lot of people angry and I don’t really know why. An update was pushed to Windows users, primarily for iTunes but when the user clicked “Yes” to the update Apple’s Software updater opened and by default had the iTunes + Quicktime update and Safari […]

Windows Vista Crack Released

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A pirate group named Pantheon has just released a crack that would allow any non-activated instillation of Windows Vista (Home Basic, Premium, or Ultimate) to be properly activated and made fully-operational. Unlike cracks that have been released in the past this crack doesn’t just replace activation files with beta files or do a timestop crack, […]

Windows 7 Wallpaper Pack

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I had mentioned here that Microsoft was planning on releasing a new version of Windows in 3 years. Well on some Windows Se7en wallpapers showed up. Now obviously these aren’t legit they are just wallpapers created by a fan, but they are still pretty cool. You can get the wallpaper pack here. [via Freakitude]

Vista’s successor to be released within 3 years?

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Well during my day off there were a bunch of stories about Microsoft’s Windows Vista successor, 7, is planned on being released in 3 years. What very few (if any at all) of those who talked about it is that Windows Vista was originally dated for sometime in late 2003, which was only 2 years […]

Get Some of the Great Vista Features in XP with Vista Transformation Pack

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I use Windows Vista on my home computer but when I go over to my friends and families houses they only have Windows XP. I really miss some of those great features from Vista. Now I can let them all know that for free they can add a lot of that functionality with the Vista […]

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