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Microsoft delivers Windows Vista Service Pack 2

Microsoft delivers Windows Vista Service Pack 2

Microsoft has announced that the second service pack for its much-maligned Windows Vista operating system is now available to download.
May 28 2009 6:22AM
Microsoft releases Vista SP2 to the public

Microsoft releases Vista SP2 to the public

The latest service packs (SP2) for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 have are now publically available as standalone installers.
May 27 2009 9:44AM
Study predicts bear market for Windows 7

Study predicts bear market for Windows 7

A new report is predicting a slow market for enterprise adoption of Microsoft's upcoming Windows 7 release.
Apr 14 2009 11:38AM
Windows XP support runs out next week

Windows XP support runs out next week

Windows XP will pass another milestone on the road to retirement next week when Microsoft withdraws mainstream support for the operating system.
Apr 8 2009 6:02AM
Microsoft readies new Windows 7 and Vista releases

Microsoft readies new Windows 7 and Vista releases

Microsoft has announced it is to release new updates for PCs running the Windows 7 beta.
Feb 23 2009 6:34AM
"Vista Capable" suit hobbled

"Vista Capable" suit hobbled

A judge has ruled that the US case against Microsoft's 'Vista Capable' program can not proceed as a single class action lawsuit.
Feb 20 2009 3:41PM
Windows 7 should be out for Christmas

Windows 7 should be out for Christmas

Microsoft has given its strongest hint yet that Windows 7 will be in the shops by Christmas.
Feb 13 2009 3:26PM
Microsoft pushes Vista for school laptops

Microsoft pushes Vista for school laptops

Microsoft is backing Vista as its platform of choice for the Federal Government’s student laptop project, despite XP’s dominance in the netbook market.
Feb 9 2009 9:25AM
Microsoft to unblock Windows Service packs

Microsoft to unblock Windows Service packs

Microsoft is planning to end a feature which allows users to block the automatic installation of Windows service packs.
Jan 31 2009 1:28PM
Analyst claims Vista Capable made Microsoft over US$1.5bn

Analyst claims Vista Capable made Microsoft over US$1.5bn

An expert witness in the class action suit against Microsoft over its Vista Capable has claimed that the company made over US$1.5bn as a result of its Vista Capable marketing campaign.
Jan 6 2009 1:34PM
Ballmer to testify in Vista Capable case

Ballmer to testify in Vista Capable case

Ballmer earlier issued a statement saying that he was not involved in the case, instead naming two other Microsoft managers, both of whom have since left the company, as the prime movers in the Vista Capable campaign.
Nov 25 2008 3:39PM
Vista kernel is vulnerable

Vista kernel is vulnerable

A flaw has been discovered in Microsoft's flagship Windows Vista operating system.
Nov 25 2008 9:55AM
Microsoft moves to end Vista Capable case

Microsoft moves to end Vista Capable case

Microsoft has filed motions to dismiss the class action law suit it faces over its Vista Capable marketing campaign.
Nov 22 2008 1:43PM
HP furious over Vista Capable campaign

HP furious over Vista Capable campaign

Emails in the ongoing class action law suit against Microsoft over its Vista Capable campaign have revealed the depth of animosity it caused with Microsoft partners.
Nov 18 2008 4:30PM
Microsoft downgraded Vista Capable specs to help Intel

Microsoft downgraded Vista Capable specs to help Intel

Numerous emails exchanged by Microsoft and Intel executives have revealed that Microsoft knowingly cut its 'Vista Capable' PC specifications to help Intel flog rafts of cheap kit.
Nov 17 2008 7:06AM
Microsoft claims success with Vista security

Microsoft claims success with Vista security

Microsoft has claimed in its fifth Security Intelligence Report that Windows Vista is giving hackers a much harder time.
Nov 4 2008 11:01AM
Microsoft claims success with Vista security

Microsoft claims success with Vista security

Microsoft has claimed in its fifth Security Intelligence Report that Windows Vista is giving hackers a much harder time.
Nov 4 2008 6:47AM
Windows 7 smaller than Vista

Windows 7 smaller than Vista

Windows 7 is a bit lighter than Vista and the pre-Beta is now available to developers and whoever has an Internet connection.
Nov 3 2008 6:54AM
Opinion: Vista is dead, PDC suggests

Opinion: Vista is dead, PDC suggests

Microsoft’s Professional Developers Conference has shown one thing at least, says Iain Thomson: the company has given up on Vista and is now looking at Windows 7 as its saviour.
Oct 29 2008 3:41PM
Microsoft sheds light on Windows 7 features

Microsoft sheds light on Windows 7 features

Microsoft has revealed more details of Windows 7, the next version of its desktop client platform, including user interface and usability improvements, plus features to make the operating system easier to deploy and manage for corporate IT departments.
Oct 29 2008 6:13AM

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