Windows 7

  • What’s new in Windows 10 for Windows 7, Windows 8 and 8.1 users ?

    Windows 10 is coming. From July 29th, Microsoft will roll out the bits for the latest operation system to Windows users who want to upgrade. Remember there’s no cost here if you do it within the 12 month timeline, the goal being for Microsoft to move as many Windows...
  • Windows 7 finally surpasses XP in usage

    It’s now been 3 years since the announcement of Windows 7 and to kick off Microsoft’s Build conference, Steven Sinofsky started by talking about it’s successes. There’s some impressive numbers thrown out, one of the best news for Microsoft is that Windows 7 has finally surpassed Windows XP in...
  • Review: Gold Class Media Centre PC

    Gold Rabbit is likely a company you’ve never heard of before. The short story is that it was started by Corwin Tse, Accounting and Finance graduate from University of Technology in Sydney. Tse believes Windows isn’t typically showcased in all of its glory, with low-end hardware in the race...
  • Windows 7 SP1 available for download

    A little after its 1 year birthday and 300 million licenses sold Windows 7 gets its first Service Pack, SP1, and it is available in its various forms for download to the public. According to sources, as of today, 20% of the worlds internet connected PC’s run some form...
  • Windows 7 Service Pack 1 released to MSDN and TechNet

    Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 users with a MSDN or TechNet subscription can now get Service Pack 1. Built on the same codebase, the two operating systems will both receive the SP1 update, so what’s included ? If your doing you’re job properly, you’d be paying attention enough...
  • Still not on Windows 7? 300 million are.

    As part of the quarterly earnings announcement today from Microsoft, they revealed that more than 300 million Windows 7 licences have been sold. Naturally this includes a combination of home and business users, but its clear, Windows 7 has arrived. Windows 7 was released to PC manufacturers like Dell...
  • The current state of Windows 7

    It’s been around a year since the launch of Windows 7, so in the final interview from Tech.Ed last week, I discuss the current state of Windows 7. In an interview with Moragh Blyth and Michael Niehaus from Microsoft we discuss Win7 Service Pack 1, business adoption and a...
  • Internet connected TV’s start supporting Win7 Play-to feature

    For what seems like an eternity, home users have had to search for ways to get content from their computers to their TV. Interim solutions have often been via set top boxes or game consoles, but ultimately this solution was only a workaround to what should have arrived years...
  • Bootcamp 3.1 drivers kick ass !!

    Whilst only a mild .1 update, Apple’s latest Bootcamp drivers make a massive difference to your Windows on Mac hardware experience. One of my biggest issues with my Macbook was the screen brightness could only be dropped to around half of what it was in Snow Leopard. Not only...
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