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Windows 8 to directly support ISO and VHD files

The new OS will let users open and view the contents of ISO and VHD files, tasks that previously required third-party utilities.

By August 31, 2011


Microsoft serves up 60-day trial version of Office 2013

A free, two-month evaluation version of Office Professional Plus 2013 is now available for those who'd like to try before they buy.

By November 16, 2012


Windows 8 consumer and RT editions: What's missing?

Microsoft officials have finally started to confirm specific features that will and won't be included in the various Windows 8 editions that are due out later this year.

By April 17, 2012


Don't like Windows 8's ribbon? Sorry, Sinofsky says

Responding to user criticism about the ribbon in Windows 8 Explorer, Windows head Steven Sinofsky counters with claims of higher satisfaction with products that use the ribbon.

By September 6, 2011


Application packaging for cloud computing: A proposal

Cloud computing promises new ways to build and deploy distributed applications. So why are we so hung up on the old ones?

By January 2, 2010


Windows 7 XP Mode: What you need to know

XP Mode, in theory, gives the new OS 100 per cent backwards compatibility with its ubiquitous ancestor. But what is it, how does it work and is it really the magic bullet it claims to be?

By October 12, 2009


Citrix updates XenServer and Essentials

XenServer 5.5 is designed to provide easier virtualization management and broader integration with enterprise systems.

By May 8, 2009


VMware fires broadside at Microsoft

The up-and-coming virtualization specialist says Microsoft is using its Windows clout to restrict customers choice. Sound familiar?

By February 27, 2007


Microsoft: Use virtualization to try software

Microsoft "test drive" program lets customers try out software in unobtrusive virtual machines.

By November 6, 2006


Microsoft opens up access to virtualization format

It removes a license requirement for its Virtual Hard Disk file format to encourage others to develop products.

By October 17, 2006