Through various sources of companies dedicated to data analysis determined that Microsoft is in serious trouble because adoption of Windows 8 is much slower than expected. To date, the market share of the new operating system does not exceed 2% and lies under Windows Vista , the version that has given more trouble to the Redmond company.
To encourage a shift from Windows XP to Windows 7, Microsoft has developed a specific version of Virtual PC that allows you to activate Windows XP Mode which is a virtualization solution with which you can run legacy applications in the new operating system. Users who have upgraded to Windows 8 Pro can take advantage of the current offer. The Redmond company has published an article on the website dedicated to the technical support that explains how to retrieve data from the virtual machine.
Want to envision an incredible chart? It’s right on top of this post and it shows the increase and fall of laptop platforms (including mobile) as a proportion of overall market share from 1975 to 2012.
Yesterday, I leaked the first information about Windows Blue which is the update form of Windows 8 and which should be released in mid-2013. With this release of the operating system, Microsoft will launch a series of annual updates which is an innovation that will probably be appreciated by users but not by companies. It is known in fact slow user adoption of a new enterprise version of Windows due to the need to carry out tests prior to installation on all computers. If this business strategy is confirmed, for companies to make the update will be virtually impossible .
Toolbox for Windows 8 is a useful application that allows you to perform various tasks within a single window without having to switch applications. The toolbox is designed to provide useful features and good performance for the Windows 8 platform. With Toolbox, you can view and interact with six different tools at the same time, it gives you the power and flexibility to customize your workspace for maximum productivity. The application comes with a set that included nine tools (we are sure this number will increase in future versions) and you can change the layout of the different tools.
Another note on it will definitely be one of the products of the year. Windows 8 has landed among us discreetly and after many months (over a year) in which the end user and have been curious to try any more or less thoroughly. Of course, the final product is far polished as to what is the system demo versions, but after all it is still another version of Windows, according to Microsoft, the better.
One type of malware that most caught my attention, as always, is software that pretends to be an antivirus. Names such as XP Antivirus, WinFixer WinAntiVirus or certainly more than one sound. And Windows 8, may be faithful to the tradition, could not do without it. Just seven days have passed since the release of Windows 8 until you have appeared trying to infect rogue-ware .
Not a week of release did not manage to complete Windows 8 and already the subject of legal complaints. SurfCast company engaged in the development of operating systems, filed a lawsuit against Microsoft for alleged patent infringement of using the Live Tiles on all versions of Windows 8.
With the consumer launch on Friday (26) the new version of Microsoft’s operating system, many questions arose about the topic. Read below the questions sent in by readers.
Announced via Twitter account Twitter Mobile which is developing a Twitter app for Windows 8 , which will be great . This is good news, because if something is missing right now are Twitter clients in the shop Windows 8 .
A few hours Windows 8 is available for download or purchase on the Microsoft site. The user can make the ‘ upgrade to Windows 8 Pro from a previous version of the operating system by downloading the installation file, or purchase the DVD in the period between October 26 and January 31, 2013. This article will explain the procedure to upgrade from Windows XP SP3, Vista and Windows 7. Anyone who wants to buy a new product are spoiled for choice. Major producers are already in catalog notebook, ultra book convertible tablet PCs and all-in-one.
Microsoft has worked to incorporate important security enhancements to Windows 8 to help keep your system secure and improve the ability RESPONSE to viruses and other malware. This makes the operating system better prepared, if we refer to safety.