ITworld Windows http://www.itworld.com/taxonomy/term/34/all en Will low cost Windows laptops really be “Chromebook killers?” http://www.itworld.com/answers/topic/windows/question/will-low-cost-windows-laptops-really-be-chromebook-killers <p>HP is going to release really inexpensive Windows 8 laptops in the $200 range soon. My past experiences with low-end Windows devices has been mixed at best, with generally sluggish performance that doesn’t encourage me to rush out and buy a $200 Windows laptop. But times change, and maybe cheap Windows laptops have changed too.</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/answers/topic/windows/question/will-low-cost-windows-laptops-really-be-chromebook-killers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows Chromebooks HP Windows 8 Windows laptops Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:01:02 +0000 mandril 432312 at http://www.itworld.com How to hide a Folder in Window 7 http://www.itworld.com/answers/topic/windows/question/how-hide-folder-window-7 <p>I want to hide my folders in my window 7, so that no one can access those folders. I wan to keep them secure, is their any simpler method by which I can hide my Folders?Is their a way we can do it without using a software?</p> Windows folder hide protect window 7 Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:46:54 +0000 Emily Smith 432311 at http://www.itworld.com Why HTC put Windows on its M8 smartphone http://www.itworld.com/432290/why-htc-put-windows-its-m8-smartphone HTC announced the HTC One (M8) smartphone for Windows todayl it&#039;s available exclusively at Verizon Wireless for $99 on a two-year contract. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/432290/why-htc-put-windows-its-m8-smartphone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/432290/why-htc-put-windows-its-m8-smartphone#comments Mobile & Wireless Windows News Windows Phone Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:03:53 +0000 IDGNS staff 432290 at http://www.itworld.com Virtual hard drives: The IT pro trick that lets you back up your data for free http://www.itworld.com/windows/432250/virtual-hard-drives-it-pro-trick-lets-you-back-your-data-free IT professionals have used virtual hard drives for years in servers and virtual machines, but you can also use VHDs to back up your data. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/windows/432250/virtual-hard-drives-it-pro-trick-lets-you-back-your-data-free" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/windows/432250/virtual-hard-drives-it-pro-trick-lets-you-back-your-data-free#comments Operating Systems Software Virtualization Windows News Backup & Recovery Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:42:04 +0000 IDGNS staff 432250 at http://www.itworld.com Munich reverses course, may ditch Linux for Microsoft http://www.itworld.com/software/432173/munich-reverses-course-may-ditch-linux-microsoft The German city of Munich, long one of the open-source community&#039;s poster children for the institutional adoption of Linux, is close to performing a major about-face and returning to Microsoft products.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/432173/munich-reverses-course-may-ditch-linux-microsoft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/432173/munich-reverses-course-may-ditch-linux-microsoft#comments Operating Systems Software Windows News Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:41:41 +0000 IDGNS staff 432173 at http://www.itworld.com Microsoft pulls latest software update as it looks ahead to Windows 9 http://www.itworld.com/432091/microsoft-pulls-latest-software-update-it-looks-ahead-windows-9 The latest Windows 8.1 software update was not only boring, it contained a nasty flaw. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/432091/microsoft-pulls-latest-software-update-it-looks-ahead-windows-9" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/432091/microsoft-pulls-latest-software-update-it-looks-ahead-windows-9#comments Operating Systems Software Windows News Windows 9 Mon, 18 Aug 2014 14:42:44 +0000 IDGNS staff 432091 at http://www.itworld.com Update: Microsoft pulls crippling patch from Windows Update http://www.itworld.com/windows/432086/update-microsoft-pulls-crippling-patch-windows-update Although Microsoft has pulled a patch from Windows Update that crippled some computers, it is still pushing a truncated version of the security update that contained the flawed fix. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/windows/432086/update-microsoft-pulls-crippling-patch-windows-update" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/windows/432086/update-microsoft-pulls-crippling-patch-windows-update#comments Operating Systems Security Software Windows News Mon, 18 Aug 2014 14:58:07 +0000 IDGNS staff 432086 at http://www.itworld.com New Microsoft same as the old Microsoft http://www.itworld.com/windows/432055/new-microsoft-same-old-microsoft No matter what strategy the CEO touts, company&#039;s financials show entrenched revenue drivers and money losers. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/windows/432055/new-microsoft-same-old-microsoft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/windows/432055/new-microsoft-same-old-microsoft#comments Operating Systems Software Windows News Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:32:26 +0000 IDGNS staff 432055 at http://www.itworld.com Microsoft urges customers to uninstall 'Blue Screen of Death' update http://www.itworld.com/windows/432013/microsoft-urges-customers-uninstall-blue-screen-death-update One of last week&#039;s security updates has bricked an unknown number of PCs running Windows 7. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/windows/432013/microsoft-urges-customers-uninstall-blue-screen-death-update" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/windows/432013/microsoft-urges-customers-uninstall-blue-screen-death-update#comments Operating Systems Software Windows News Mon, 18 Aug 2014 12:46:19 +0000 IDGNS staff 432013 at http://www.itworld.com Windows 'Threshold' to go public within weeks http://www.itworld.com/windows/431885/windows-threshold-go-public-within-weeks Microsoft&#039;s eager to turn the conversation away from the Windows 8 failure to the new &#039;Windows 9&#039;. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/windows/431885/windows-threshold-go-public-within-weeks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/windows/431885/windows-threshold-go-public-within-weeks#comments Operating Systems Software Windows News Mon, 18 Aug 2014 14:22:41 +0000 IDGNS staff 431885 at http://www.itworld.com Not sure you want to buy a Chromebook this fall? Try out Chrome OS in Windows first http://www.itworld.com/431858/not-sure-you-want-buy-chromebook-fall-try-out-chrome-os-windows-first Chromebooks are growing in popularity. If you&#039;re not sure you want to buy in yet, Google offers a way to test drive Chrome OS in Windows 8.1<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/431858/not-sure-you-want-buy-chromebook-fall-try-out-chrome-os-windows-first" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/431858/not-sure-you-want-buy-chromebook-fall-try-out-chrome-os-windows-first#comments Mobile & Wireless Operating Systems Software Unified Communications Windows Opinion Chrome OS Fri, 15 Aug 2014 19:55:17 +0000 IDGNS staff 431858 at http://www.itworld.com Microsoft thinks you should give IE another chance http://www.itworld.com/windows/431856/microsoft-give-ie-another-chance In a wide-ranging &quot;Ask Me Anything&quot; chat on Reddit, developers and program managers from the Microsoft Internet Explorer team urged users to give the browser another chance. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/windows/431856/microsoft-give-ie-another-chance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/windows/431856/microsoft-give-ie-another-chance#comments Internet Networking Operating Systems Software Windows News Fri, 15 Aug 2014 19:57:18 +0000 IDGNS staff 431856 at http://www.itworld.com The Importance of Managing Privileged Accounts http://www.itworld.com/windows/431767/importance-managing-privileged-accounts <!--paging_filter--><p> Discover invaluable insights on the benefits of properly managing administrative privileges, developing a policy for managing privileged accounts and enforcing those policies. Could you be managing your privileged accounts better?</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/windows/431767/importance-managing-privileged-accounts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Security Windows Fri, 15 Aug 2014 13:16:20 +0000 431767 at http://www.itworld.com The Importance of Managing Privileged Accounts http://www.itworld.com/windows/431767/importance-managing-privileged-accounts <!--paging_filter--><p> Discover invaluable insights on the benefits of properly managing administrative privileges, developing a policy for managing privileged accounts and enforcing those policies. Could you be managing your privileged accounts better?</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/windows/431767/importance-managing-privileged-accounts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Security Windows Fri, 15 Aug 2014 13:16:20 +0000 431767 at http://www.itworld.com The Importance of Managing Privileged Accounts http://www.itworld.com/windows/431767/importance-managing-privileged-accounts <!--paging_filter--><p> Discover invaluable insights on the benefits of properly managing administrative privileges, developing a policy for managing privileged accounts and enforcing those policies. Could you be managing your privileged accounts better?</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/windows/431767/importance-managing-privileged-accounts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Security Windows Fri, 15 Aug 2014 13:16:20 +0000 431767 at http://www.itworld.com