Amid a plague of reports that Windows 8 is dying the death of Mucho No Sales, with only 3.6 percent of computers running 8.1, “excitement” is again on the chopping block with Windows 9, codenamed Threshold.
A mysterious Internet Explorer malfunction has inflicted some users of this popular Internet browser. Instead of recording visited URL's on the Internet IE 9 is tracking down and recording documents opened in the computer, raising privacy concerns.
Private emails revealed in a U.S. court show Microsoft knew as far back as 2005 that hardware requirements for its Vista OS were confusing. One Microsoft exec was so frustrated with hardware requirements for Vista he called his PC "a $2100 email machine."
Microsoft has announced the company plans to cut the price tag of its Windows Vista operating system sold at retail stores. The price cuts will take place in 70 countries, but no date has been announced.
Microsoft is no stranger to lawsuits but a ruling by a U.S. judge could bring about a major headache for the software giant. The judge ruled consumers can move ahead with a class-action suit against the company for how it advertised Windows Vista.
PC World reviewed different laptop models and says MacBook Pro is the fastest laptop running Microsoft Windows Vista programs even among computers with dedicated Vista only OS. MacBook with its Leopard OS can run both Vista and Mac programs.