ITworld Windows http://www.itworld.com/taxonomy/term/34/all en Password Protect Folder in Window 7 http://www.itworld.com/answers/topic/windows/question/password-protect-folder-window-7 <p>Actually I want to hide my folders with a password in my window 7, so that no one will be able to access it. And also I don't want any complicated and annoying software. Is their any simpler method to protect my folder with a password?</p> Windows folder password protect window 7 Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:04:33 +0000 alisarocha 428549 at http://www.itworld.com Microsoft verging on single OS across all devices http://www.itworld.com/software/428417/microsoft-verging-single-os-across-all-devices Microsoft seems on the brink of announcing a major enhancement to its operating system lines, namely merging them into a single OS that could bring big benefits for corporate users.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/428417/microsoft-verging-single-os-across-all-devices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/428417/microsoft-verging-single-os-across-all-devices#comments Operating Systems Software Windows News Microsoft Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:09:02 +0000 IDGNS staff 428417 at http://www.itworld.com 5 major revelations hidden in Microsoft's earnings report http://www.itworld.com/windows/428389/5-major-revelations-hidden-microsofts-earnings-report Financial results are oh-so boring, but Microsoft&#039;s latest quarterly results hid a surprising number of juicy tidbits<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/windows/428389/5-major-revelations-hidden-microsofts-earnings-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/windows/428389/5-major-revelations-hidden-microsofts-earnings-report#comments Operating Systems Software Windows News Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:50:15 +0000 IDGNS staff 428389 at http://www.itworld.com Chrome gets sharp after dumping 30-year-old Windows technology http://www.itworld.com/internet/427939/chrome-gets-sharp-after-dumping-30-year-old-windows-technology Google last week said that it was finally ditching a 30-year-old technology to display fonts on Web pages in its Chrome browser for Windows. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/internet/427939/chrome-gets-sharp-after-dumping-30-year-old-windows-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/internet/427939/chrome-gets-sharp-after-dumping-30-year-old-windows-technology#comments Internet Networking Software Windows News Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:46:00 +0000 IDGNS staff 427939 at http://www.itworld.com Google starts work on Chrome bug that slurps Windows laptop juice http://www.itworld.com/software/427776/google-starts-work-chrome-bug-slurps-windows-laptop-juice Google engineers have begun working on a fix for a months-old Chrome bug that drains Windows&#039; laptop batteries, a move triggered by a story on Forbes&#039; website. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/427776/google-starts-work-chrome-bug-slurps-windows-laptop-juice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/427776/google-starts-work-chrome-bug-slurps-windows-laptop-juice#comments Operating Systems Software Windows News Chrome Fri, 18 Jul 2014 20:05:27 +0000 IDGNS staff 427776 at http://www.itworld.com Get more out of the Windows Taskbar with these 3 shortcuts http://www.itworld.com/windows/427753/get-more-out-windows-taskbar-these-3-shortcuts One of the best features of Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 is the ability to pin apps to the Taskbar. Until Microsoft comes out with the refreshed Start menu, pinning apps is a must for Windows 8.1 users.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/windows/427753/get-more-out-windows-taskbar-these-3-shortcuts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/windows/427753/get-more-out-windows-taskbar-these-3-shortcuts#comments Operating Systems Software Windows Tip Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:53:27 +0000 IDGNS staff 427753 at http://www.itworld.com Microsoft may drag out layoffs for a year http://www.itworld.com/windows/427698/microsoft-may-drag-out-layoffs-year It could take Microsoft a year to lay off the 18,000 workers it plans to cut, a drawn-out morale-busting process criticized by both labor experts and industry analysts. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/windows/427698/microsoft-may-drag-out-layoffs-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/windows/427698/microsoft-may-drag-out-layoffs-year#comments Operating Systems Software Windows News Fri, 18 Jul 2014 10:26:11 +0000 IDGNS staff 427698 at http://www.itworld.com Microsoft's future under Nadella less about Windows, more about mobile and cloud http://www.itworld.com/software/427394/microsofts-future-under-nadella-less-about-windows-more-about-mobile-and-cloud Microsoft&#039;s future will be less devoted to its Windows operating system as it continues to push into mobile and cloud services, CEO Satya Nadella said, using his keynote speech at the Worldwide Partner Conference to talk about where the company is headed.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/427394/microsofts-future-under-nadella-less-about-windows-more-about-mobile-and-cloud" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/427394/microsofts-future-under-nadella-less-about-windows-more-about-mobile-and-cloud#comments Cloud Computing Internet Mobile & Wireless Networking Operating Systems Software Windows News Wed, 16 Jul 2014 17:35:25 +0000 IDGNS staff 427394 at http://www.itworld.com Chromebook sales explode in the workplace http://www.itworld.com/427138/chromebook-sales-explode-workplace Tablets may be all the rage, but there&#039;s a significant turf war brewing in the U.S. PC market. Between January and May, Chromebook sales to U.S. businesses and other large institutions rose by more than 250 percent compared to the same time last year, according to a new report from market research firm NPD Group.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/427138/chromebook-sales-explode-workplace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/427138/chromebook-sales-explode-workplace#comments Hardware Mobile & Wireless Operating Systems Personal Tech Software Unified Communications Windows News Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:05:23 +0000 IDGNS staff 427138 at http://www.itworld.com 5 apps that will make Windows users feel at home on a Mac http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/427108/5-apps-will-make-windows-users-feel-home-mac Switching to a Mac can be a challenge--even if your reliance on an Apple computer is only part time. And while the chasm between Windows and Mac OS computers and their devotees remains deep and wide, bridges between the two camps are more readily available than ever. These five apps can help even the most die-hard Windows user (like me!) feel comfortable and productive on a Mac.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/427108/5-apps-will-make-windows-users-feel-home-mac" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/427108/5-apps-will-make-windows-users-feel-home-mac#comments Hardware Mobile & Wireless Software Windows Tip Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:23:45 +0000 IDGNS staff 427108 at http://www.itworld.com What about Windows, Mr. Nadella? http://www.itworld.com/operating-systems/426960/what-about-windows-mr-nadella Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella demoted Windows to a handful of terse mentions deep in his 3,100 all-hands strategy email of last week. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/operating-systems/426960/what-about-windows-mr-nadella" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/operating-systems/426960/what-about-windows-mr-nadella#comments Operating Systems Software Windows Analysis Mon, 14 Jul 2014 17:41:15 +0000 IDGNS staff 426960 at http://www.itworld.com my windows 8 store cant open when i try to open it.. pls give me solution http://www.itworld.com/answers/topic/windows/question/my-windows-8-store-cant-open-when-i-try-open-it-pls-give-me-solution Windows Sat, 12 Jul 2014 15:33:30 +0000 Igz Whiteney 426843 at http://www.itworld.com Should Windows users ever clean their registry? http://www.itworld.com/answers/topic/windows/question/should-windows-users-ever-clean-their-registry <p>I think making changes to the registry is asking for trouble in most cases. Sure, it can be done, but I view registry cleaners as more of a cause of problems than a source for improvements, especially when people don't really understand what they are doing. Should it ever be done by the “average” user, or is the registry best left alone?</p> Windows Registry registry cleaners windows Fri, 11 Jul 2014 20:26:51 +0000 mbiaggi 426783 at http://www.itworld.com When will Microsoft release Windows 9? http://www.itworld.com/answers/topic/windows/question/when-will-microsoft-release-windows-9 <p>How much longer will it be before Windows 9 comes out? Windows 8 is ok as long as it’s running on a machine with a touch screen, but I really don’t like using it on non-touch screen laptops. Any news on when Windows 9 will be released?</p> Windows Microsoft Windows 8 Windows 9 Fri, 11 Jul 2014 10:38:18 +0000 mandril 426687 at http://www.itworld.com PowerEdge M1000e Blade Chassis http://www.itworld.com/data-center/426583/poweredge-m1000e-blade-chassis <!--paging_filter--><p> The Dell PowerEdge M1000e Modular Blade Enclosure is built from the ground up to combat data center sprawl and IT complexity and delivers one of the most flexible and manageable blade server implementations on the market.</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/data-center/426583/poweredge-m1000e-blade-chassis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Data Center Windows Thu, 10 Jul 2014 17:00:48 +0000 426583 at http://www.itworld.com