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RIP Windows XP

As support for Windows XP ends, Adventures in Tech offers a eulogy to the last of the great operating systems

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Windows 8.1 closes in on Vista among desktop OS users

The newest version of Windows is behind Vista by just a hundredth of a percent, based on the latest stats from Net Applications.

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How to upgrade to Windows 8.1 from earlier versions of Windows

Microsoft's latest operating system brings a handful of new features and improvements to the Windows platform. Here's how to get it.

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Windows Vista is Ballmer's biggest regret at Microsoft

Microsoft's Steve Ballmer has given his first interview since announcing he's retiring, sharing his highs and lows from 33 years with the company.

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Windows 8 overtakes Vista, burbling above 5 percent of the market

Microsoft's newest OS, not a fast starter out of the blocks, now holds third place among all operating systems.

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Windows 8 vies with Vista, but Windows 7 gains

Oops, Windows 7 gains in May, though Windows 8 makes headway against Vista.

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Windows 8 inches up in desktop OS market

Microsoft's latest OS is creeping up in popularity but lags behind the milestone that Windows 7 had reached at this stage, according to new numbers from Net Applications.

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Windows 8 ekes out 3.2 percent of desktop OS market

Microsoft's latest OS is gaining ground but is still in fourth place behind Vista, according to Web tracker Net Applications.

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Windows 7 overtakes XP as Mac OS X passes Vista

More than three years since its release, Windows 7 is finally the world's most popular desktop operating system, according to new figures.

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XP and Vista users, no Office 2013 for you

The new Office suite will support only Windows 7 and 8 on the desktop, leaving users of older Windows versions out of the running.

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