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Microsoft extends Windows XP's stay September 27, 2007 Customers, not quite ready for Vista, persuade the company to allow PC makers to keep selling XP for an additional five months.
Vista draining laptop batteries, patience May 4, 2007 Microsoft's attempt to improve power management in Windows Vista hasn't made up for the pretty but power-hungry Aero interface, causing battery life to suffer.
Spyware-killing Vista could take out rivals March 17, 2006 Updated OS has tougher tools than ever to fight sneaky programs. Some analysts think that spells trouble for anti-spyware makers. Images: Vista tackles spyware
The XP alternative for Vista PCs September 21, 2007 Microsoft is quietly telling PC makers they can offer a Windows XP "downgrade" to customers buying systems preloaded with Vista.Image: Lenovo's XP 'downgrade' program
Microsoft confirms Vista OEM hack April 12, 2007 Hack may allow users to bypass antipiracy feature, but no action is planned yet, according to a post on the Windows Genuine Advantage blog.
Running the numbers on Vista September 11, 2007 Over its first six months, the latest Windows version can't hold a candle to XP. But, Office sales rock, according to NPD report.
Dell brings back XP on home systems April 19, 2007 After adding it back as an option for small businesses, direct seller offers older OS on consumer machines in response to demand.
In the home stretch toward Vista October 9, 2006 With the release of the Windows upgrade still set for January, Microsoft is putting the finishing touches on its OS transition.
The balance sheet on Windows Vista October 29, 2007 The OS is chugging along on strong PC sales and antipiracy efforts, but Microsoft still faces some grumbling and a long haul in corporate sales.
Apple: Windows on a Mac is here April 5, 2006 Company says Boot Camp enables Intel-based Macs to run XP natively. Beta's ready for download. Images: Installing Boot Camp
FAQ: Windows on Macs April 5, 2006 There are some strings attached to running Microsoft's OS on a Mac--including Windows security risks, Apple says.
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