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From XP to Windows 7

Windows 8 predecessor has virtues for many; here’s what to consider

by Stephanie Neil | 05.02.14

When I upgraded to Windows 8 a few months after its launch in August 2012, it was an accident. I had just purchased a new computer and downloaded the latest version of Windows, not realizing at the time that the operating system had a totally different look and feel from the interface I’d grown accustomed to. It was a tough transition. And, it wasn’t just me. Every time a helpdesk guy wanted to take control of my computer to fix a problem remotely, I’d hear a gasp and a groan, “Oh, no, you have Windows 8. Where’s the…?”

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Around the Web with Microsoft

The Latest and Greatest Microsoft News and Reviews

by James Nagurney | 05.01.14

For more on what’s happening with all things Microsoft, take a look at any and all of these links, handpicked by yours truly. And for more on Microsoft’s recent changes to Windows licensing, read my post from earlier this week.

 

Microsoft Quietly Releases SP1 for Office 2013, Exchange 2013 and SharePoint 2013

Microsoft released Service Pack 1 for Microsoft Office 2013 last week with little or no publicity.

by Kurt Mackie

RedmondMag.com

February 25, 2014

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Stay on Top of Recent Windows Licensing Changes

Sleeper Updates May Affect Your Organization Sleeper Updates May Affect Your Organization

by James Nagurney | 04.29.14

There have recently been some quiet but important licensing changes to Windows. They’re not going to change your life, but they’re definitely worth knowing more about. If staying on top of your Windows licensing situation is important to you—and it should be—read on.

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Windows 8 Running On Multiple Devices

Now Is the Time to Upgrade to Windows 8

3 Reasons for Making the Move

by Jonathan Clark | 04.07.14

You’ve heard it many times by now: Extended Support for Windows XP Service Pack 3 is ending soon. We know that moving your whole organization to a new OS can be a daunting project, the consequences of running old technology can soon outweigh the benefits. Looming security risks, performance lags, and costly management and requirements mean now is the time to move to Windows 8. Read on for three reasons why upgrading now makes sense.

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When Microsoft abandons ship on Windows XP support on April 8, 2014, it will not be patching security holes, which means your Internet-connected computer will be a defenseless piece of hardware that is fair game for malicious software attacks.

While Microsoft has offered anti-malware signature support until July 14, 2015, that is not a commitment to extend security support for XP. Microsoft will continue to provide updates to its XP anti-malware software, including Microsoft Security Essentials, in order to detect some forms of malware. But working on an outdated OS means it will have limited effectiveness, the company concedes.

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