ITworld Windows http://www.itworld.com/taxonomy/term/34/all en Windows Server 2003 support expiration could push sales next year http://www.itworld.com/hardware/429586/windows-server-2003-support-expiration-could-push-sales-next-year Server sales could spike with the expiration of extended support for Microsoft&#039;s Windows Server 2003 OS in July next year, a Dell executive said.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/hardware/429586/windows-server-2003-support-expiration-could-push-sales-next-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/hardware/429586/windows-server-2003-support-expiration-could-push-sales-next-year#comments Hardware Operating Systems Software Windows News Thu, 31 Jul 2014 20:36:43 +0000 IDGNS staff 429586 at http://www.itworld.com Chinese officials seize Microsoft PCs, emails, financial info in antitrust probe http://www.itworld.com/windows/429181/chinese-officials-seize-microsoft-pcs-emails-financial-info-antitrust-probe State-run media ratchets up the rhetoric after sudden swoops into Microsoft offices Monday. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/windows/429181/chinese-officials-seize-microsoft-pcs-emails-financial-info-antitrust-probe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/windows/429181/chinese-officials-seize-microsoft-pcs-emails-financial-info-antitrust-probe#comments Government IT Management Legal Operating Systems Software Windows News China Microsoft Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:26:16 +0000 IDGNS staff 429181 at http://www.itworld.com Watch OneNote's hilariously bad LMFAO parody and 8 more classic Microsoft spoofs http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/160368/watch-onenotes-hilariously-bad-lmfao-parody-and-8-more-classic-microsoft-spoofs-429175 <!--paging_filter--><p>Microsoft's deep love of hilariously bad parody videos has struck once again.</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/160368/watch-onenotes-hilariously-bad-lmfao-parody-and-8-more-classic-microsoft-spoofs-429175" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Offbeat Windows Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:31:00 +0000 kgerich 429175 at http://www.itworld.com Swap files between Windows and Android in 2 clicks with Pushbullet http://www.itworld.com/429134/swap-files-between-windows-and-android-2-clicks-pushbullet Pushbullet is great for quick and dirty file swapping between your Windows PC and Android.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/429134/swap-files-between-windows-and-android-2-clicks-pushbullet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/429134/swap-files-between-windows-and-android-2-clicks-pushbullet#comments Mobile & Wireless Operating Systems Personal Tech Software Windows News Android Android apps mobile apps pushbullet Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:51:15 +0000 IDGNS staff 429134 at http://www.itworld.com Meet Microsoft's Sharks Cove: A Raspberry Pi-style mini-PC running Windows 8.1 http://www.itworld.com/hardware/429093/meet-microsofts-sharks-cove-raspberry-pi-style-mini-pc-running-windows-81 Microsoft released its own version of the Raspberry Pi, but don&#039;t expect a cheap price for this Windows flavored tiny PC. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/hardware/429093/meet-microsofts-sharks-cove-raspberry-pi-style-mini-pc-running-windows-81" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/hardware/429093/meet-microsofts-sharks-cove-raspberry-pi-style-mini-pc-running-windows-81#comments Hardware Windows News Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:59:32 +0000 IDGNS staff 429093 at http://www.itworld.com Chinese regulators target Microsoft for office visits http://www.itworld.com/windows/428970/chinese-regulators-target-microsoft-office-visits Officials today from the China government appeared at four Microsoft offices, but the purpose of the visits was unclear. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/windows/428970/chinese-regulators-target-microsoft-office-visits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/windows/428970/chinese-regulators-target-microsoft-office-visits#comments IT Management Legal Operating Systems Software Windows News China Microsoft Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:17:42 +0000 IDGNS staff 428970 at http://www.itworld.com Top 25 free tools for every Windows desktop http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/160325/top-25-free-tools-every-windows-desktop-428927 <!--paging_filter--><p>Whatever your poison -- Windows 7 or 8, updated or not -- there's a desktop tool just begging to become part of your repertoire.</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/160325/top-25-free-tools-every-windows-desktop-428927" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Software Windows Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:10:00 +0000 kgerich 428927 at http://www.itworld.com Layoffs cool Microsoft employees' opinion of CEO Satya Nadella http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428885/layoffs-cool-microsoft-employees-opinion-ceo-satya-nadella Percentage of former and current workers who approve of CEO drops by 24%, those who disapprove quadruples, after big layoffs hit. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428885/layoffs-cool-microsoft-employees-opinion-ceo-satya-nadella" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428885/layoffs-cool-microsoft-employees-opinion-ceo-satya-nadella#comments IT Management Operating Systems Software Windows News Microsoft Satya Nadella Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:07:18 +0000 IDGNS staff 428885 at http://www.itworld.com Microsoft wants you to forget Windows 8 http://www.itworld.com/windows/428726/microsoft-wants-you-forget-windows-8 Look to Vista for how Redmond will treat Windows 8 as it moves on to the next bright, shiny OS. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/windows/428726/microsoft-wants-you-forget-windows-8" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/windows/428726/microsoft-wants-you-forget-windows-8#comments Operating Systems Software Windows News windows 8 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:52:18 +0000 IDGNS staff 428726 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