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Windows 10 arriving -- here's a look at 30 years of Windows

Come with us on a 30-year trip through time to see how Bill Gates' baby took over the world.

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Joe Belfiore, Microsoft's corporate VP of operating systems, onstage at the Windows 10 unveiling in San Francisco, Calif.

Where, when and how to get Windows 10

For the die-hard Windows user, Microsoft will be releasing a preview version of Windows 10.

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Microsoft VPs Joe Belfiore and Terry Myerson gives a live demo of Windows 10 onstage at an press event in San Francisco, Calif., on September 30.

Surprise! Microsoft jumps to Windows 10

Forget Windows 9. In an unexpected twist, Microsoft will be going straight to double digits from Windows 8 as it faces a challenging future for its operating system.

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The Windows 9 Start Menu apparently in action.

Windows 9's Start menu stars in leaked video

A video allegedly of the upcoming preview of Windows 9 shows how the new Start menu combines elements of the classic menu with the Start screen.

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HP Stream adds Chromebook-like laptops, tablets with Windows 8

The Stream is a budget "cloud-based PC," available in five sizes, and one of the least-expensive ways to get Windows 8 in a laptop or tablet.

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Check out the skinny, aluminium Asus Zenbook UX305 (pictures)

The Asus Zenbook UX305 is a 13.3-inch Windows 8 laptop with a skinny metal body and ultra high definition display.

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Windows 9 accidentally plugged by Microsoft China

The upcoming new version of Windows received an unintentional pitch with a brief post and logo courtesy of Microsoft China.

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Microsoft has streamlined the upgrade and setup process for Windows 8.

Windows 8.1 continues to inch along

Microsoft's latest OS keeps gaining users, according to Net Applications, but progress is still coming at a snail's pace.

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Five ways to improve battery life on Windows

Having battery life problems on your Windows 8.1 laptop? These tips will help you squeeze the most juice out of your battery.

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Hail Cesium! Archos 80 Cesium is an affordable Windows 8.1 tablet

At just €130 -- about £105 or $170 -- the Archos 80 Cesium is a wallet-friendly 8-inch Windows tablet.

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Windows 9 may be revealed next month

Microsoft is said to show off the next version of Windows in late September, wireless carriers battle for customers with cheaper plans, and Disney takes on Clash of Clans with a "Star Wars" game.

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Microsoft OneNote comes to Android tablets for free

Latest version of OneNote for Android is optimized for tablets and adds support for handwritten notes and text formatting.

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