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China Bans Windows 8 on Governmental Computers Commented on: 7 weeks ago (May 20, 2014)

They probably banned it on their pc's for the same reason I did. Because it is totally unsuitable for use on a desktop or laptop without a touch screen.

Microsoft: We Had "a Great Run" with Windows XP Commented on: 19 weeks ago (February 26, 2014)

I don't use Windows XP any more. All my computers at work and home use Windows 7 and Office 2010. Most with Classic Start menu to make the menus act like Windows 2000. I don't see anything about...

Microsoft Not Backing Down on Windows XP Expiration Commented on: 23 weeks ago (January 28, 2014)

More people might upgrade from XP to 7 or 8 if they could. XP only upgrades to Vista without doing a clean install. MS did this presumably to punish people for not upgrading to Vista. Now that...

Now Samsung Is Complaining About Windows 8 Commented on: 1 year ago (March 11, 2013) If there was a "practical" alternative to Windows available right now, MS would be finished.
EU Fines Microsoft $732 Million for Breaking Terms of Antitrust Deal Commented on: 1 year ago (March 6, 2013) I don't believe that Microsoft did this by mistake. Obviously the EU does not either. Microsoft should never have "integrated" the browser into Windows. It should have stayed as a...
WinInfo Short Takes: February 8, 2013 Commented on: 1 year ago (February 8, 2013) Nothing will stop the iDiots from trying to justify paying thru the nose for "cool looking" Apple products.
WinInfo Short Takes: Microsoft Earnings Special Edition Commented on: 1 year ago (January 25, 2013) "And while many businesses will of course migrate to Windows 7, many will go to Windows 8 too, I bet." If you really believe that companies who stayed with XP because Vista was a clunker...
The Windows 8 Battle Moves from Software to Devices Commented on: 1 year ago (January 23, 2013) What genius at M$ looked at falling sales of Windows 8 and said " We can fix that by raising the price"?
Now HP Confirms Slow Start for Windows 8 Commented on: 1 year ago (January 21, 2013) M$ should Issue SP1 for Windows 8: 1) Put back the Start button. 2) Allow apps to run in Windows not always full screen. 3) Allow users (ie. Paying customers) to set whether Windows 8 Starts in...
Microsoft Strongly Refutes Yet Another Antivirus Test Commented on: 1 year ago (January 17, 2013) I use MSE on all my home machines. It works well with low overhead and updates itself. It also reminds you if you didn't do a scan recently.
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