Expect to pay just under $100 per copy for the consumer version if you're a smaller OEM or putting together a homebrew PC, according to the latest scuttlebutt.
Microsoft officials now say the end-of-sales date for PCs pre-installed with Windows 7 is "to be determined," rather than October 30, 2014.
Crave writer Amanda Kooser kisses her Windows XP machine farewell and turns to Windows 7 for comfort, but not without worrying about the transition. At least a little.
Prevent changes to the Start menu by adding a key to the Windows Registry, or for Win7 Pro and Ultimate users, use the Local Group Policy Editor to block attempts to add, remove, or rearrange items on the Start menu.
Don't worry, Windows 7 fans: There's still another year until PC makers must stop selling new machines with that OS preloaded.
In all the tablet upheaval of 2011, many manufacturers quietly missed the projected release date of devices they promised earlier in the year. Here's our tally of the most notable tablets that never made it to store shelves in 2011.
"Insufficient privilege" errors and other installation woes can be difficult to diagnose. For example, repairing the Apple Software Update program in Windows 7 fixes an iTunes update glitch.
Jakob Nielsen says that Microsoft's new operating system is plagued by "hidden features [and] reduced discoverability," among other issues.
With a week to get all the iPad jokes out of their system, Jasmine and Donald sit down to really figure out what's so special about Apple's controversial tablet. Zune phone rumors heat up in advance of the 2010 Mobile World Congress.
Most people upgrading a Vista or XP PC to Windows 7 will find the process relatively painless, but if your upgrade hits a snag, you've got options.