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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
64-bit PCs: Drivers wanted August 3, 2007 A lack of software is holding back 64-bit PCs, but Apple and Microsoft are pushing ahead.
PC makers climb onboard with Vista January 30, 2007 As expected, the PC industry is ready with new Vista computers after years of delays. But the immediate impact on the PC market could be muted.
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.
Vista gets out of PC sync June 7, 2006 Microsoft drops feature in Windows update that would have let people synchronize data among many PCs.
Hollywood, Microsoft align on new Windows August 30, 2005 Vista, the next version of the operating system, has unprecedented features for guarding against video piracy. FAQ: Vista's strong, new antipiracy protections
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.
Vista winds its way to market November 10, 2006 The release of the Windows update to computer makers is just the start of a long process to get it on shelves and in PCs.
Vista flexes its power October 17, 2006 Large companies can save millions of dollars by using the new OS and letting their PCs go to sleep at night, Microsoft says.
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