Posts Tagged ‘OS’

Singularity – a free non-Windows Operating System (OS) from Microsoft

Microsoft Research has developed and released Singularity, a non-Windows operating system platform. This OS is available for download at Codeplex.com. Continue reading

Microsoft to keep XP alive until 2020 With 74 percent of business PCs running XP, the extended ‘downgrade’ deadline is more proof that it’s the OS that won’t die

Just a day before Microsoft drops support for Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2), the company announced on Monday that people running some versions of Windows 7 can “downgrade” to the aged operating system for up to 10 years.

The move is highly unusual. In the past, Microsoft has terminated downgrade rights — which let customers replace a newer version of Windows with an older edition without paying for two copies — within months of introducing a new OS.

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