Redmond said that after May it would only issue updates for systems running the Windows 8.1 Update release and later.
… Microsoft has officially end-of-lifed (EOL) Windows XP.
As you can see, the left side of the Start menu remains virtually unchanged from Windows 7 , and the Shut Down button is right where it ought to be, instead of hidden behind a few awkward gestures and clicks. On the right side … Given Windows 8′s poor adoption and tarnished reputation, I wouldn't be surprised if Microsoft rushes to release Windows 9 — but who knows, maybe it will stick to its guns and push out Windows 8.1 Update 2 later this year.
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No one had heard of Firefox, released a year later in September 2002. Windows XP support will last 149 months, or almost 12 and a half years. That's longer than: The entire recording career of The Beatles ( 7 years).
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Windows XP Lasted Longer Than World Wars I & II Combined
If you don't like the look of Windows 8, you don't have to upgrade to Microsoft's latest “touch-first” version of Windows. You can still buy copies of Windows 7 and upgrade your Windows XP PC to Windows 7
Windows7 , Vista, and XP systems stand to gain from Mantle in a big way due to the older hardware they're running on. Just a driver update and boom, higher framerates
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Microsoft confirms long-overdue DirectX 12 will be unveiled at GDC …
The theory is that, by providing a free (or perhaps low-cost) version of Windows 8.1, users of Windows XP, Vista, and 7 , will finally be convinced to upgrade, driving up its anemic market share. Microsoft hopes to offset the massive loss of income by … We have no idea if Windows 8.1 with Bing will debut at the same time as Update 1 (due to be released on April 8), or whether it's following its own separate schedule
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Microsoft is considering a free version of Windows 8.1, to increase …
Microsoft has set a firm date of October 31st for final sale of consumer Windows 7 machines, but business machines are another story. … hope Nadella (with Gates' help) is wise enough to get users looking forward again, instead of backward.
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Microsoft still doesn't have a deadline for the end of new PC sales with Windows 7 Pro installed but a footnote to the lifecycle chart does state, " Microsoft will provide one year of notice prior to the end of sale date ." It's more than likely that …..
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Sales of new PCs with Windows 7 end October 31 for several SKUs …
You can easily google similar interviews and statements made by MS over the course of the last 7 -8 years. It was all … I just don't believe MS anymore, they've been backstabbing PC gaming (and their PC business) since 2001, and now that Windows is facing serious competition, that attitude is starting to bite them in their “three letters”.
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