All posts tagged Windows 7

Reviewing Windows 8 reviews – as “exhausting” as using the new OS

Tweet My accountant the other day said she’s in the market for a new PC and asked if she and her family should upgrade to Windows 8. Having covered PC technology for many years, she thought I might have some […]

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Windows checking for a solution…oh, really?!

Two blue screens of death (BSOD)  in as many weeks: Yikes, is it my under a year old desktop? Windows 7? Some of my apps? I have no idea

Is Windows 7 more reliable than its predecessors?

Is Windows 7 really that much better from previous versions...or than much more reliable? I am beginning to think not all that much given huge expectations for Win7. After using

PC World in UK ditches Linux for Windows, Microsoft Reports

Microsoft is taking off the gloves when it comes to showing how badly it think Linux is doing on netbooks and notebooks. On its Windows Team blog

Microsoft Confirms Ditching App Limit in Windows 7 Starter

As expected, Microsoft has eliminated the limitation of running up to only three applications at once in Windows Starter edition, the netbook operating system. The announcement was made

Windows 7 Starter Announcement Imminent – App Ceiling Probably Scrapped

Windows 7 Review Two: Getting Acclimated

One thing I looked for in an operating system is predictability meaning it will work the way I anticipate. Windows 7 in its attempt to automate functions and

Windows 7 on a Netbook: A Qualified “Yes” from TDR

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Windows 7 on a Netbook Review to be Posted Tomorrow

Many exciting things are on tap for The Dodge Retort and yours truly, John Dodge. From the top: -- Tomorrow, I will post my First Look at the Windows

Windows 7 Installation on a netbook – Day 3

I'm still stuck because the ancient DVD HP dvd2002e I mentioned in my Windows Installation on a Netbook-Day Two doesn't appear to work. It doesn't read

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