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Microsoft looking into WordPad zero-day flaw

A second Microsoft flaw is being exploited following December's Patch Tuesday releases.

By December 10, 2008


The best of Windows 7's new interface features

Microsoft's new OS gives you more options for viewing and manipulating windows and screen elements, and also ribbon-izes Paint and WordPad.

By December 4, 2009


Prevent automatic list creation in TextEdit

TextEdit's auto-formatting of lists can be a burden. Here is how to turn it off.

By May 29, 2012


Windows 7 said to hit milestone

Several Windows enthusiast sites are reporting that Microsoft has hit its internal "M3" stage for the OS and that a public test version could come as early as next month.

By September 17, 2008


Windows 8 screenshots reveal ribbon interface

Photos taken from pre-beta builds of Windows 8 sent to various Microsoft partners show greater use of the ribbon interface, a new welcome screen, and a few other surprises.

By April 4, 2011


Microsoft Office for the iPad: To be or not to be

The Daily stands by its report that Microsoft has created an iPad version of Office, though the folks in Redmond label the story inaccurate.

By February 22, 2012


Microsoft fills Excel, Windows, Word holes

On Patch Tuesday, software maker finally fixes critical Excel hole that had been exploited, as well as other exploited vulnerabilities in Windows and Word.

By April 14, 2009


Microsoft plugs new hole used by Stuxnet

Microsoft closes a second propagation method used by the worm in its latest batch of Patch Tuesday monthly security bulletins. The Windows hole is rated "critical" for XP users.

By September 14, 2010


Microsoft plugs remote execution, spoofing holes in Windows

Software maker issues patches for critical and important holes in Windows, but fails to plug Excel hole that is being exploited.

By March 10, 2009

Editors' Take

Windows 7 prebeta (build 6801)

Although not even in beta, Windows 7 already appears stable and full of consumer-friendly features.

October 27, 2008

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