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Windows 8

Navigate the ins-and-outs of Windows 8 with how-tos, troubleshooting, news, and reviews.

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Windows 8

Microsoft makes an aggressive, forward-thinking, and bold statement for the future of PCs with Windows 8, and vast security and speed improvements more than justify the $40 upgrade price.

August 15, 2012

4 stars Editors' rating August 15, 2012
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RIP Windows XP

As support for Windows XP ends, Adventures in Tech offers a eulogy to the last of the great operating systems

By April 7, 2014

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Windows Vista SP1

While it's always good to install the latest code for any operating system, installing the Windows Vista SP1 update will require some casual users to spend a few hours without any visible or tangible improvements to their systems.

February 7, 2008

3.5 stars Editors' rating February 7, 2008

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How to upgrade to Windows 8.1 from earlier versions of Windows

Microsoft's latest operating system brings a handful of new features and improvements to the Windows platform. Here's how to get it.

By October 17, 2013

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Windows 8.1 closes in on Vista among desktop OS users

The newest version of Windows is behind Vista by just a hundredth of a percent, based on the latest stats from Net Applications.

By January 2, 2014

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Gateway FX530XT (Windows Vista)

We liked this system when we covered its Windows XP-based debut back in November. The big news here is that Gateway has added an option for Windows Vista. Unfortunately, it's an awkward time for high-end gaming PCs to use Microsoft's new operating system, and Gateway hasn't adjusted well. We'd stick with the older model.

February 14, 2007

3 stars Editors' rating February 14, 2007

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Windows Vista Home Premium

Windows Vista Home Premium is essentially warmed-over Windows XP Home Edition. If you're currently happy with Windows XP SP2, we see no compelling reason to upgrade. On the other hand, if you need a new computer right now, Windows Vista Home Premium is stable enough for everyday use.

January 24, 2007

3.5 stars Editors' rating January 24, 2007
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Windows Vista Business

Windows Vista Business is essentially warmed-over Windows XP. If you're currently happy with Windows XP SP2, we see no compelling reason to upgrade. On the other hand, if you need a new computer right now, Windows Vista is stable enough for everyday use.

January 24, 2007

3.5 stars Editors' rating January 24, 2007
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Windows Vista Ultimate

Windows Vista is essentially warmed-over Windows XP. If you're currently happy with Windows XP SP2, we see no compelling reason to upgrade. On the other hand, if you need a new computer right now, Windows Vista is stable enough for everyday use.

January 23, 2007

3.5 stars Editors' rating January 23, 2007
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Windows Media Player 11 for Vista

If you're a Vista user, you can't get rid of Windows Media Player--it's all part of the package. Luckily, the multimedia jukebox is an excellent tool for managing your music and videos--and even photos.

January 29, 2007

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