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With Windows 8.1, Microsoft seeks redemption of bold, flawed OS redesign

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Windows 8.1 is finally here and with it comes Microsoft's hopes of a second act for its flagship operating system.

How to prepare your business for Windows 8.1

Whether you're embracing Windows 8 or reluctantly retiring XP, this guide will get you ready for Microsoft's latest operating system.

Google guarantees Chrome support for Windows XP through April 2015

The April 2015 date for Chrome support is one year after extended Windows XP support from Microsoft is set to end.

As businesses flee the coming 'XPocalypse,' they're turning to Windows 7, not 8

Microsoft is ending support for Windows XP, but even that won't spur Windows 8 adoption.

20 free PC apps to ease daily tasks

File organizers. PDF readers. Serious deletion (and recovery) utilities. You won't believe how handy these tools can be—and they're free!

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Thinking the unthinkable: Why Bill Gates needs to go

If a pair of reports are true, Microsoft investors may be seeking to boot both Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer, the two men who helped make the company what it is today. Maybe it's time.