Written by: Alex Zaharov-ReuttWindows 8’s big changes mean that not everyone will want to jump in to the Windows 8 waters, with Microsoft allowing sales of computers pre-loaded with Windows 7 to continue for two years after Windows 8 launches, probably as “downgrade rights”, alongside sales of Win 7 in retail boxes for a year – just as we’ve seen with previous Windows releases.
Within a Microsoft Store on Long Island, Windows Phone 8 displays attracted few testers and even fewer buyers during a spot check on Black Friday. Meanwhile, an AT&T Store manager in nearby Commack, N.Y., said customers had heard about Windows Phone 8 reboot problems, causing few people to buy the smartphones in recent days.
Microsoft Windows users running XP, Vista or Windows 7 will be able to upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for $39.99 when the new operating software becomes available, a date that has yet to be officially announced but which most observers and insiders believe will be sometime in October.
Of the two versions of Windows 8 Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) plans to ship, Windows 8 Pro is more feature-rich and eventual
By Mario Pesce
When a few years ago I decided to move from Windows to Linux (I created on my machine separate partitions for Linux and booted from Lilo or Grub either into Windows or into Linux, according to job requirements.
I normally used my laptop PC during the day in a company that had a Windows based LAN and therefore I normally had to boot in Windows during the day whereas I wo
I have windows 7 installed on my C drive, ubuntu 11.10 installed on my D drive and then there are couple of more partitions with music n stuff like that. As per the present setting, when I boot into windows7, i am not shown the partition D (which has ubuntu in it). Somehow, the D drive is hidden in windows.
By Joe Duchesne
There are literally hundreds of thousands of web hosting companies out there. Many of these companies offer both Windows hosting and Linux hosting plans. Windows plans usually cost more because of the license costs imposed by Microsoft. Knowing this, how can you know when you need Windows hosting and when Linux hosting will work just as well or better?
Something odd struck me the other day. I was thinking about putting Windows on one of the Mac mini systems to run in Boot Camp. Why? Because my youngest daughter is learning to play the keyboard, and while she spends most of her time in GarageBand, she does have some software she wants to use that is Windows only. Installing Windows on the Mac sounds like the best solution.
I had a sony vaio running windows 7 and Ubuntu but I had given it to my friend as he needed it,
I bought a new desktop with windows 7 and windows 8 dual booted using w8 boot loader,
Now I am trying to boot Ubuntu but I want to boot it from windows 8 boot loader can anyone please help so I can boot all 3 oses from same boot screen.Please help,