Don't-Miss Windows 7 Stories
Microsoft will start automatically pushing Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1) to customers on Tuesday as a last-ditch move before it drops the original 2009 edition of Windows 7 from support next month.
Windows 8's uptake pace slowed in February for the third straight month, Net Applications said today.
After nearly two years in development, Microsoft's latest and greatest Web browser lands on Windows 7.
Microsoft is reminding customers that Windows 7's first edition, which shipped more than three years ago, will be dropped from support in early April.
Microsoft will issue 12 security updates next week, including two for Internet Explorer, that will patch a near-record 57 vulnerabilities in the browser, Windows, Office and the enterprise-critical Exchange Server email software.
Your Windows 7 options are drying up fast, but you don't have to settle for a Windows 8 PC if you don't want one.
The Windows Phone 7.8 updated has finally started to arrive for Nokia's Lumia smartphones.
Microsoft is close to wrapping up work on Internet Explorer 10 (IE10) on Windows 7, according to a report Friday.
Windows 7 may be the better choice as a PC operating system on new systems than the just-released Windows 8, Consumer Reports magazine said this week.
It's time for some straight talk on how to downgrade from Windows 8 back to 7. Here is how and why to do it and the snags you might hit.
Microsoft updates its SkyDrive cloud storage service to let you sync only selected folders (but not files). This comes in handy when you're using a device with low capacity for local storage, or simply don't need to sync everything.
Signs are mounting that Microsoft is putting all of its eggs into a Windows 8 basket. The latest came Monday when a company program manager confirmed that DirectX 11.1 will only work with Windows 8.
Hewlett-Packard (HP) has advised consumer customers not to downgrade new PCs equipped with Windows 8 to the earlier Windows 7.
Microsoft has seen strong initial demand for its Windows 8 operating system, CEO Steve Ballmer said Monday.
The promotion runs through January 31, 2013, and applies to purchases made through Windows.com.