Are you still running Windows 7 or Server 2008 in your office? Microsoft will be ending support for Windows 7 and Server 2008 on January 14, 2020. Microsoft made a commitment to provide 10 years of product support for Windows 7 when it was released on October 22, 2009. When this 10-year period ends, Microsoft will discontinue Windows 7 support so that they can focus their investment on supporting newer technologies.Read More
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If you're a superuser on Windows 7, you may feel a bit lost on Windows 8. Bob has enthusiastically been using Windows 8 for a few weeks now, and he recommends getting re-familiarized with the good 'ol keyboard shortcuts. These are the standard shortcuts that work across all Microsoft Windows platforms, such as Ctrl+P to print, etc.
The Microsoft Windows 8 consumer preview was released yesterday and the initial reviews look good. You can download the beta release at the Microsoft Web site, or just get a tour. ZDNet's Ed Bott has been testing Windows 8 on a tablet and calls it "the most important software release in almost two decades." In general, the tech reviews have been very positive.