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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.
Microsoft pulls Vista SP1 update February 20, 2008 The company retracts a prerequisite update for downloading Vista Service Pack 1 after some customers complain of problems.
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
Virtual PC 2007 made available February 20, 2007 Microsoft also makes available final versions of other tools aimed at smoothing the path to Vista for businesses.
Microsoft: Let PCs nap March 21, 2007 PCs allowed to go into sleep mode consume less energy than those running screensavers, study says.
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.
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.
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.
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