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.
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, […]
Neowin has learnt that on June 26th Microsoft will be launching a new website Windows7UpgradeOption. What will be provided on Friday is unknown but we may finally find out pricing options for Windows 7 upgrades or it could possibly show […]
Microsoft approached the packaging for Windows 7 the same way we approached the product – by listening to what our customers told us they wanted: make it a simple clean design, easy to open, and reduce waste. Customers told us […]
Microsoft will offer European customers an “Internet Pack” that includes IE8 when they buy a retail copy of Windows 7, which will be sold sans browser. There will be a Windows 7 Internet Pack available to consumers who buy the […]
Microsoft is pleased to announce the public availability of the Beta release for the Windows 7 Software Logo Toolkit. The toolkit allows ISVs to submit and receive the “Compatible with Windows 7” logo for their products. Improvements, including self-test for […]
Forum member whs, has posted the proposed pricing for Windows 7, which he received from the Florida Computer Club. While not official, some information has leaked about editions that will be available for individual sale in the US.
During a keynote address at Computex 2009 in Taipei, Microsoft’s OEM Division Corporate Vice President Steve Guggenheimer revealed that the company is confident with the progress made with Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, and that as a result, […]
Bill Veghte, Senior Vice President of the Windows Business at Microsoft, stated: “Microsoft is committed to ensuring that IT professionals and developers continue to have the platform and technologies to drive maximum value and business results. Getting the most out […]
CentrumXP.pl a ‘leading Polish website’ about Microsoft products and technology, have published shots of the Windows 7 retail packaging. Adam Stepien, editor-in-chief of CentrumXP.pl, wrote to us and mentioned that they have received it from Microsoft.
The Windows 7 RC wallpapers have evoked a strong response. While some have liked it, others have not. Windows is for the whole world; and with this in mind, Microsoft to recognize the global audience of Windows by seeking out […]
Learning Snacks are short, interactive presentations about popular topics created by Microsoft Learning experts. Each Snack is delivered by using Microsoft Silverlight technology and includes various media, such as animations and recorded demos.
The Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT) version 5.5 contains the necessary tools and documentation to evaluate and mitigate application compatibility issues before deploying Windows 7, Windows Vista®, a Windows Update, or a new version of Windows® Internet Explorer® in your […]