Posts Tagged ‘ windows 7 ’

Windows 7 beta screenshots leaked

Sep 23rd, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Technology

The images include the start menu and a range of other administration views, such as program lists and the Control Panel. Mainstay applications such as Paint and Calculator are also represented. Overall, the screenshots show a distinctly Vista-like interface, but there is still plenty of time for tweaks and changes to take place.



End Runs Around Vista

Sep 15th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Technology

Hewlett-Packard, the world’s No. 1 PC maker, has quietly assembled a group of engineers to develop software that will let customers bypass certain features of Vista, the latest version of Windows. Employees on a separate skunk works team are even angling to replace Windows with an HP-assembled operating system.



Microsoft Admits What Went Wrong with Vista, and How They Fixed It

Sep 11th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Products

Way back in January 2007, after years of hype and anticipation, Microsoft unveiled Windows Vista to a decidedly lukewarm reception by the PC community, IT pros, and tech journalists alike. We sat down with Microsoft to hear the company’s side of the Vista story. What lessons have been learned following the worst Windows launch in the company’s history? Is Microsoft doing enough to regain PC users’ faith?