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  • Free Windows 10 upgrade will have 'no financial impact' on Microsoft

    When Microsoft announced that it would be offering consumers a free upgrade to Windows 10, it got a lot of people talking. After all, the company charged US$199 per license for consumers to upgrade to Windows 7 Professional just six years ago. So clearly, a free upgrade to a new OS would have to have a big impact on Microsoft's business, right?

    Written by Blair Hanley Frank15 Aug. 15 02:55
  • Apple updates Boot Camp to support Windows 10

    Apple has updated Boot Camp, its utility that allows Windows to run on a Mac, to support Windows 10, two weeks after Microsoft launched its latest OS.

    Written by Fred O'Connor14 Aug. 15 02:27
  • Microsoft confirms Windows RT won't get new universal apps

    Next month, Microsoft will update Windows RT 8.1 to give users a handful of new features like improvements to the Start menu and lock screen on their devices. Some reports have claimed that the changes will make the tablet's interface more closely resemble Windows 10, even though it's still powered by Windows 8.1.

    Written by Blair Hanley Frank11 Aug. 15 11:12
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  • Everything you need to know about Windows 10

    Windows 10 has been one of the most anticipated Windows releases in Microsoft history -- especially given the <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/article/2948467/emerging-technology/good-riddance-windows-8.html">issues with Windows 8</a>, the result of Microsoft's decision to build an operating system that works on both touch and non-touch systems.

    Written by Preston Gralla31 July 15 20:35
  • Windows XP survival guide: How to upgrade (or not)

    It's coming: XPocalypse--the end of Microsoft's support of Windows XP on April 8. Anyone who still has a PC with Windows XP is either scrambling to figure out what to do with it--or in some state of blissful denial about it all. Or, they are lashing themselves to the mast of their old XP schooner, determined to ride out the storm.

    Written by Melissa Riofrio06 April 14 02:41
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  • 10 Windows 10 migration issues you need to consider

    Upgrading to a new client operating system is a massive headache for the CIOs of most organizations. That's because it's disruptive, it impacts hardware purchasing decisions, it drains IT budgets and it can take up hours of IT staff time.

    Written by Paul Rubens29 July 15 00:59
  • 9 reasons not to upgrade to Windows 10 -- yet

    Windows 10 is here - and many users (especially those who have been wrestling with Windows 8) are probably eager to upgrade. But even if you can get it now -- the upgrade will be sent first to <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/article/2944212/microsoft-windows/windows-10-release-date-delayed-itbwcw.html">those who signed up for the Windows Insider beta program</a> and then in "slow waves" to everyone else -- you may want to hold off.

    Written by Preston Gralla21 July 15 20:35
  • Windows 10 fragmentation? What fragmentation?

    Microsoft's Windows 10 will not have a fragmentation problem, analysts argued, even though its rapid development tempo and a host of update cadences will spin off so many versions that not everyone will be running the same code, or even have the same features, at any one time.

    Written by Gregg Keizer13 July 15 22:04

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