OS, Security, Windows

Windows 8: Tons of new features for added protection

The next version of Microsoft’s Windows will be equipped with “tons of features for added security”, including automatic virus scanning devices, as well as an upgraded version of an antivirus program Widows Defender, says the company. On Tuesday at a conference in California BUILD vice president of planning and the Windows ecosystem Angilo Michael has demonstrated a test version of…

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OS, Windows

Windows 7: 450 million copies

Microsoft announced a significant achievement of Windows 7 in October 2009 when it was released a new operating system, the company managed to sell 450 million licenses. The figure looks more impressive if you divide it by the number of days – one day is sold almost 650,000 copies of the OS. For comparison, a failed Vista for about the same…

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General

Microsoft will show the plate on Windows 8 this week

There are rumors that Microsoft and Samsung to demonstrate the plate on a Windows-based conference on 8 Build, which will be held in California this week. According to various online sources, the tablet is based on Windows 8 will be publicly unveiled at the conference, some reports, adding that developers attending the conference will be given a device with a…

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OS, Windows

Microsoft added support for Hyper-V in Windows 8

Microsoft announced that future versions of Windows client 8 will support the creation and management of virtual machines, Hyper-V to 64-bit systems. The company says that the platform will require a 64-bit processor, 64-bit Windows version 8 and 4 GB of RAM. Once the software Hyper-V will be launched, customers will be able to create and run multiple virtual machines over an…

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OS, Windows

Windows 8: The sum of the two interfaces

Head of Microsoft Windows Steven Sinofsky (Steven Sinofsky) at the official blog of Building Windows 8 bit said about the two different interfaces of Windows 8 – traditional and new, using the style of Metro Windows Phone. Many wonder how the company intends to merge the two into a harmonious environment. Why do we need two user interfaces? Why not go everywhere in the…

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OS, Windows

Microsoft finally improve copying files in Windows 8

Microsoft is copying files to improve Windows 8, speeding up a large amount of data and giving users more control over file transfer. “Windows 8, which hit the market in the first half of 2012, offering improvements that will help computer users to cope with the increasing number of large files such as photos, videos and music,” – says Microsoft.…

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OS, Windows

Ballmer confirmed the release of Windows 8, 2012

The head of Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer acknowledged that Windows 8 will be released in 2012 a variety of platforms. He also promised significant improvements OS Phone 7 in this year. Speaking at a developers conference in Japan, Ballmer noted that during next year, Microsoft will reveal new possibilities of its main operating system. He confirmed that it would be…

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