25 November 2009

Windows 7 – A record setting first month

Windows 7 has now been available to the public for a little more than a month and I thought I would tell you about some interesting facts I gathered whilst using Microsoft’s latest OS. Firstly, just 4 days after it’s release, The Guardian saw more computers using Windows 7 than computers using Linux to access its website, for the first …

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12 August 2009

Windows 7 minus IE 8 for EU

Microsoft has announced that Internet Explorer 8 will not be shipped with the Windows 7 release for Europe. This is to ensure that Microsoft complies with the competition laws of the European Union. They also said that this is not its preferred path, but it has to comply with the European Union competition laws. Also Windows 7N, another edition of …

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22 July 2009

Windows 7: bits I’m gonna like

I’m hearing a lot of good things about Windows 7 right now. After taking advantage of the early adopter scheme, and ordering a copy of the Home Premium edition, I’m feeling a little twang of excitement about the October official release. Am I suckered into some kind of Microsoft hype right now? Only time will tell… But in the meantime, …

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13 July 2009

Windows 7 – Pre-order

With Windows 7 due for release on the 22nd of October, Microsoft are offering users the chance to pre-order the new operating system between now and the 9th of August at a discounted rate. If you are interested in more information about Windows 7, Microsoft have produced a series of videos showing the new features available which are available here.

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