Category Archives: Microsoft

Netbooks to Get Larger Hard Drives

DigiTimes is reporting that Microsoft is officially revising the restrictions it had placed on netbooks in regards to manufacturers selling Windows XP Home, and this is in line with what we saw back in July. The restrictions had been bumped … Continue reading

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Samsung and Microsoft: Let’s Speed up Vista on SSDs

Just last month, Samsung announced the mass production of cheaper and larger Solid State Drives (SSD)s. There’s been some criticism over the performance (or lack thereof) when it comes to SSDs and Microsoft Windows Vista. Now it appears that Samsung … Continue reading

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Microsoft Relaxes Windows XP Restrictions for Netbooks

Looks like Microsoft is backing off on some of their previous demands in regards to allowing OEMs to keep installing Microsoft Windows XP on netbooks. Microsoft had already extended the End-of-Life for XP on these devices (on June 30th, most … Continue reading

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Windows XP and End of Life

Just a reminder, Windows XP is reaching End-Of-Life (EOL) status for many laptops (and desktops) in the next week or so (June 30, 2008 to be precise). This affects both OEM and Retail License sales. While some companies such as … Continue reading

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Microsoft Extends Windows XP

Today at Computex, Microsoft has officially announced that they will be extending sales of Windows XP for Netbook / Sub-Notebook (or Nettop as Microsoft is calling them) devices. Originally, sales would have ended very shortly. From the press release: Today … Continue reading

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