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Microsoft may actually be on the right track with Windows 9

New leaked details -- including some from the reemerged Russian blogger Wzor -- bring renewed hope for a better Windows 9

You want to replace Windows XP with Linux? Seriously?

The end of Microsoft support for XP has some considering Linux or other OS moves. Think hard before you go down that path

Report: New Start menu and free cloud-based Windows to debut this fall

Notorious Windows leaker Wzor claims a free Windows-as-a-service called Windows Cloud is in the works

KB 2919355: You can't patch the desktop like a phone

Windows 8.1 Update problems -- still unsolved -- drive home an important point: Changing patch rules by fiat is a recipe for disaster on the desktop

IE6: Retired but not dead yet

Microsoft has failed to eradicate the browser that launched in 2001, two months before Windows XP

Microsoft tends to enterprise Windows users -- but kicks consumers to the curb

Microsoft patches the wounds inflicted on corporate customers by XP and Windows 8.1 Update, but consumers are still mired in update woes

Windows XP's retirement turns into major security project for Chinese firm

Since February, Qihoo 360 has been rolling out security software to 200 million Windows XP users

Microsoft fixes Windows 8.1 Update for corporate WSUS servers

After restoring the pulled patch, Microsoft has extended the cutoff date for WSUS-based updates to August

Three's a charm? Windows 8 patches could pave multiple paths to Windows 9

In cutting off Windows 8.1 security patches, Microsoft may be setting up three upgrade avenues for Windows 9

Microsoft slashed Windows XP custom support prices just days before axing public patches

Microsoft has reduced after-retirement support costs for large enterprises as much as 95 percent

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Windows 7 RTM: The revenge of Windows...

Windows Vista lacked the right stuff to unseat Windows XP. Does Windows 7 really have what it takes? more

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InfoWorld Windows 7 Deep Dive Report

InfoWorld's experts evaluate the newest edition of Windows in the context of what matters to IT and business professionals more

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You want to replace Windows XP with Linux? Seriously?
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You want to replace Windows XP with Linux? Seriously?

Blog by J. Peter Bruzzese

The end of Microsoft support for XP has some considering Linux or other OS moves. Think hard before you go down that path
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