Windows 7 keeps its name

Microsoft has decided to keep the codename Windows 7 as the final name for it’s latest release of Windows. Mike Nash, made the announcement on the Windows Vista Blog saying “Now is a good time to announce that we’ve decided to officially call the next version of Windows, ‘Windows 7’.” “While I know there have been…

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Microsoft chops Vista retail prices

In what may be an unprecedented decision, Microsoft said Thursday that it plans to lower the retail prices for several flavors of Windows Vista. For those in the U.S., Microsoft is cutting prices only on the higher-end versions of Vista, and only for the upgrade version used to move from XP or another copy of…

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Vista adoption grows.

Microsoft Technical Fellow and desktop guru Mark Russinovich will be hosting an interactive virtual roundtable—broadcast LIVE over the Internet on Wednesday, March 5th. The subject? Windows Vista adoption and deployment. On the panel with Mark will be independent industry experts and IT pros from organizations that have already deployed Windows Vista—all openly discussing known challenges,…

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Microsoft Using YouTube To Promote Vista & Live

Microsoft has taken its marketing push for Windows Vista and Windows Live into enemy territory by offering demonstration videos on YouTube. The new channel was launched December 21.The content itself isn’t all that exciting, but they do demonstrate various positive aspects of Vista and Live that viewers may not be aware of. The more interesting…

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