Latest Windows 7 news.

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Social Media hub for Windows 7 launched by Microsoft

Microsoft has launched a social media “hub” for Windows 7 in celebration of Windows 7 launch. This hub is designed to highlight what our customers are saying about Windows 7.

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Enjoy Windows 7 burgers at Burger King

Burger King Japan is selling Windows 7 burgers. Microsoft has taken this unusual step of promoting Windows 7 in Japan with a Windows 7 burger at Burger King. The burger stacks seven patties in an otherwise normal Whopper & measures […]

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Windows 7 Online Community Launch.

Microsoft India is conducting a series of online webcasts on Windows 7. These webcasts will be conducted by experts from Microsoft and MVPs and is being targeted especially for the Information workers and Home & Office users.

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Microsoft To Open Windows 7 Cafe In Paris

Microsoft is close to opening retail stores in several major cities across the planet, but in Paris they’re doing something special in anticipation of the real shops and the imminent launch of the Windows 7 operating system. Microsoft France has […]

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Windows 7 to target Linux at the retail level.

A member of the Overclock forums who is an employee of Best Buy, has uploaded slides from a Microsoft presentation intended for the company, showing what they want workers to say about Linux.

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A taste of Windows 7 advertising.

A number of conceptual TV commercial spots by director Marty Martin produced for Microsoft with a tight budget, short 3 days deadline and a Canon 5D Mark II SLR gives some clues to what the up and coming mainstream worldwide launch […]

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Windows 7 giveaways on Twitter

Throughout the next 7 weeks, @mswindows will be giving away prizes all based on the number 7. Winners must take part in the challenges and are encouraged to invite friends to join in on the fun which all culminates on […]

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Want to Host a Windows 7 Launch Party ?

Be a  part of Windows History, Host a Windows 7 Launch Party! Windows® 7 is coming, and hosts around the world will be among the first to see it, use it, and share it with their friends.

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Steve Ballmer to kick off the Windows 7 launch in NYC

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer will kick off the Windows 7 launch at an event in New York City on October 22, according to an invitation Microsoft has sent to various media members and bloggers.

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Windows 7 to generate 2.35 lakh jobs in India

Microsoft India announced the commencement of a 16 city partner roadshow in its endeavour to get the ecosystem ready for the launch of Windows 7 in October this year.

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Windows 7 market share doubles that of Linux

StatCounter is reporing that the global desktop market share of the yet to be publicly released Windows 7 is almost double that of Linux.

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Windows 7 – Known Issues.

Microsoft has released documents which provide important information you should know prior to deploying and using the Windows 7 operating system, including known issues that you may need to avoid or work around.

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Keyboard for Windows 7 from Microsoft Hardware

Microsoft has launched the ergonomist-approved Wireless Comfort Desktop 5000, which utilizes a Comfort Curve layout that encourages natural wrist posture with a slight six-degree curve. This new desktop set combines the Microsoft Comfort Curve keyboard layout with a soft-touch palm […]

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Pricing for Windows 7 in India.

Microsoft India has confirmed to us that, “the Retail price in India, of the Full Packaged Product (FPP) Software offering of Windows 7 will be about 10-12% 30-35% lower than equivalent Windows Vista offering.” Update: The final pricing appears at […]

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Windows 7 E version for Europe scrapped.

Microsoft said late Friday that it won’t ship the Windows 7 “E” version of Windows even though Europe has yet to sign off on its revised plan. The plan calls for the company to ship Windows 7 with Internet Explorer, […]

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Free Windows 7 Themes & Login Screens from EMI Music.

UK music giant EMI have used Twitter to point music consumers to musicthemesfor7.com, suggesting they will become the first major media organization to launch a number of commercial-quality-yet-free theme packs and welcome screens for Microsoft’s new operating system, Windows 7, […]

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Microsoft: Reasons to upgrade from XP to Windows 7

In response to a query from my MVP collegue Vijay : “What exactly is the incentive for users to upgrade XP to 7? Is it purely gfx? I would honestly like to know what feature 7 offers that can’t be […]

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Windows 7 has RTM’d !

Windows 7 Has Been Released to Manufacturing. RTM officially happens only after sign-off occurs. What happens is a build gets designated as a RTM contender after going through significant testing and meeting our quality bar for RTM.

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The Economic Impact of Microsoft’s Windows 7, Worldwide

Windows 7, Microsoft’s follow-on to Windows Vista, will become commercially available in October 2009. For Microsoft, the launch of Window 7 suggests strong growth in client operating systems again.  But the impact of Windows 7 will reach far beyond Microsoft, […]