Category Archives: OS – Vista

Windows Vista

Microsoft Extends XP Deadline to July 2009

At first, Microsoft backed off on the restrictions it had placed on Windows XP Home for netbooks. By now, Microsoft had wanted companies to stop installing Windows XP on their PCs, with the exception of netbooks. They had already began … Continue reading

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MSI Wind U100 and Windows Vista

Kevin Tofel over at jkOnTheRun has loaded a 10″ Intel Atom-powered MSI Wind U100 with Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate and is putting it through its paces. He makes a point, and I agree, that you really need to bump up … 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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Sandisk: Windows Vista and SSDs – Not a Good Combination

CNET / News.com is running an article by Brooke Crothers that addresses several issues with Solid State Drives (SSDs) and even provides another reason why Microsoft was willing to extend Windows XP’s lifespan for netbooks and other ultraportable devices. Basically … Continue reading

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MSI Wind U100 and Vista (NotebookReview.com)

Kevin over at NotebookReview.com has put together the second part of a look at the 10″ MSI Wind U100, with a special emphasis on running Microsoft Windows Vista. He loaded Windows Vista Home Basic onto a Wind that’s powered by … Continue reading

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