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Hands on Guide to Windows 7: Lesson 2

In the second in a 10-part series looking at the changes in Windows 7, our colleagues at InfoWorld take a look at new desktop features.

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Hands-on Guide to Windows 7: Lesson 1

In the first in a 10-part video series that looks into what's new in Windows 7, our colleagues at InfoWorld take a look at the beta OS's installation changes.

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Windows 7 Security Features Get Tough

Windows 7 includes several new security features that are likely to convince even the most stubborn corporate client to upgrade.

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The PC World Challenge: 72 Hours of Windows 7!

We challenged one blogger to make the switch: a full conversion from Windows Vista to Windows 7 for three days. From gaming, to business, to screwing around on the Internet: Did our intrepid upstart make it through until the bitter end? And what's up with that buffalo?

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Vista SP2 Beta: More Efficient, But Not By Much

Vista Service Pack 2 Beta features tools and improvements designed to make Vista more efficient. We take a look at two of them.

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Installing Vista SP2 Beta

Windows Vista Service Pack 2 Beta is here. Are there any installation surprises you should know about?

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A Tour of Windows 7 Beta

Senior editor Denny Arar takes a look at the beta version of Windows 7, and talks about interface changes, performance enhancements, and other new features.

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Network-Attached Storage on the Cheap

FreeNAS: Open-source OS turns an old PC into a great network-attached storage device.

The 10 Funniest Apple-Ad Parodies

From 1984 to the famous manila folder, Apple's TV ads have been ripe targets for satirists and rival companies. Here are 10 of the best take-offs.

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Desktop Linux Face-Off: Ubuntu 8.04 vs. Fedora 9

New versions of two of the world�s biggest Linux distributions have hit the street. How do they match up?

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Smackdown: Mac OS X Leopard vs. Windows Vista

Where Should You Spend Your OS Upgrade Money?

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First Look: OpenSUSE 10.3 Desktop Linux

Beneath its slick graphical polish, the latest SUSE is still a hobbyist's OS at heart.

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First Look: Ubuntu 7.10 Desktop Linux

'Gutsy Gibbon' release brings flash and function, cementing Ubuntu's lead as the desktop Linux leader.

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