Category Archives: Microsoft

Microsoft Windows XP on Netbooks/Subnotebooks

In documents obtained by IDG News Service, Microsoft has outlined a program that would allow PC makers to install Windows XP Home Edition on their ultraportable/low cost machines (netbooks, subnotebooks, etc.) for very steep discounts, with a few conditions: – … Continue reading

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Windows XP – How Long Will it Hang Around?

Comments were made earlier in the month by one of the general managers of Microsoft’s Windows groups about just how long Windows XP will hang around (especially given the rise of netbooks/sub-notebooks), now Steve Ballmer is talking about Windows XP … Continue reading

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HCL MiLeap H Series from HCL/Microsoft

On Monday, Microsoft and HCL Infosystems Limited (India) announced the HCL MiLeap H Series, a new entry in the netbook category. They are claiming that it will be the cheapest Windows XP-based laptop “available in any market worldwide.” Only a … Continue reading

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Microsoft Windows XP: Around Until 2010

According to an Associated Press article, Microsoft Windows XP will be sticking around until at least 2010, due in large part to the rise of ultraportable laptops and notebooks, such as the Asus Eee PC. Many of these low-cost ultraportables … Continue reading

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Microsoft Windows Vista Service Pack 1

Microsoft is officially rolling out Windows Vista Service Pack 1 to users today. The retail version should be released later this week (by retail, I mean copies of Microsoft Windows Vista that contain Service Pack 1) You can install it … Continue reading

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