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Windows 7 “XP Mode” Mistake

Recently Microsoft had announced a big feature of Windows 7, “XP Mode” as most call it. This allows people to install all their favorite XP software that won’t run in Vista or 7 in a XP virtual pc. Or at … Continue reading

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Windows 7 to contain “XP Mode”

Windows 7 Professional and Ultimate is stated to having an XP mode where applications that only run in XP can be installed in a virtualized XP environment and linked to the Windows 7 desktop. Microsoft is including this feature to hopefully ease businesses into upgrading with the assurance that the critical business apps will still run. This is one of the big reason Vista still hasn’t been adopted by businesses. This feature should be in the upcoming April 30th Release Candidate. Continue reading

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IE 8 users downgrading to IE 7

Quoted from Infoworld. As of 8:00 am Monday, IE8 — released Thursday — held 1.86% of the browser market, down from a high of 2.59% on Sunday, according to market watcher Net Applications. The most likely reason for the decline is that early adopters of IE8 are switching back to the more familiar, and –at this point — reliable Explorer 7 browser Continue reading

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Windows 7 may allow IE8 to be disabled

Some speculate the inclusion of a way to disable Internet Explorer 8 in Windows 7 is because of the European Union. Continue reading

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Microsoft’s Browser Slipping Market Share

IE has been losing market share, Firefox is continually growing, Safari and Chrome have also enjoyed growth. Continue reading

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