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Windows XP support will be available after April 8—just not for you

Microsoft is busy signing last-minute deals with big business to provide support for Windows XP after the deadline ends. What would you pay to get in on this?

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How to get your data from Windows XP to a new PC

Moving on is hard, but transferring your data doesn't have to be.

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Windows XP holdouts: Meet the diehard faithful who refuse to move on

They're not zealots. They're not unaware. Steadfast Windows XP devotees explain why, unlike Microsoft, they won't be abandoning their operating system of choice.

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UK government pays Microsoft £5.5M to extend Windows XP support

The U.K buys 12 months of "breathing space" before support for Windows XP expires.

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Microsoft to start blocking annoying adware by default

The company revised the policies for classifying, detecting and handling adware programs in its security software

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The Windows XP upgrade question: Windows 7 or Windows 8?

Ready or not, it's time to move on from Windows XP. Here's how to choose your next operating system.

Microsoft's next Kinect camera may be staring you in the face

While Intel plans to integrate its RealSense cameras directly into laptops, Microsoft could work with what's already there.

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Cortana takes the spotlight as Microsoft updates Windows, Windows Phone, Office

Microsoft opens its Build 2014 conference by announcing everything from a rebirth of the Windows Start menu to universal apps.

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Microsoft makes Windows free on phones, small tablets, and gizmos - but not PCs

Microsoft's fortune was built on selling its software, but now it's giving Windows away for free in the war against Android.

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Windows for the next billion devices: Meet Windows for the Internet of Things

Robots and keyboards and makers, oh my! Microsoft's Windows for the Internet of Things aims beyond traditional computers.