Windows 7 Tag Index

How to Set Up a WebDAV Server in Windows 7 & 8

Windows includes an FTP-like WebDAV server that is more secure and works better through firewalls than FTP. Discover how to launch your own WebDAV server in our latest server tutorial.


Tags: Windows 7, Windows 8, servers, ftp server, Windows 8 Server, WebDAV, WebDAV server

Virtual Desktop vs. PC OS Standoff Looms

Often, what spells opportunity for aspiring startups is viewed as a threat by entrenched market leaders. In the case of virtual desktops hosted on the public cloud, Microsoft has a lot to lose. And one company stands ready to change the game further.


Tags: Microsoft, Windows 7, virtual desktop, VDI

Microsoft Revs Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 7 and SBS

It's SP1 time for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7, and a release candidate (RC) for Small Business Server 2011 Essentials is out. Find out what new features may be headed to your data center in the next few months.
Tags: Microsoft, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, server software, SBS

Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack Shines While Silverlight Looks Hazy

Windows Server 2008 R2's latest service pack adds appealing new features, including enhancements to desktop and server virtualization. In the developer corner, however, things are a bit dimmer with Microsoft expressing some confusing statement about the future of Silverlight at its Professional Developer's Conference.
Tags: Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, server virtualization, Silverlight

Final Test for Windows Server 2008, 7 Service Packs

Microsoft is nearly ready to release the first service pack for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7.
Tags: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, server virtualization, release candidate (RC), OS

OS Turf Wars Move to Mobile

With Windows Phone 7 arriving on the scene, the mobile market is looking much like the OS market, redux. Will it carve out a similar footprint?
Tags: iPhone, Windows 7, iOS 4, BlackBerry OS, mobile os

Latest Windows OS Starting to Penetrate Corporate IT Shops

If you work in a corporate IT shop, then Windows 7 is mostly likely in your future, and it may come sooner rather than later, according to a panel of financial and technology analysts queried by InternetNews.com.
Tags: Microsoft, Windows 7, OS, upgrade, windows os

Apple Hits the Windows Wall

OS Roundup: Windows 7 has been out for barely two weeks, and its market share already rivals that of Mac OS X, despite years of marketing and strategizing on Apple's part. Does Windows stand a chance of being dethroned?
Tags: Microsoft, Ubuntu, Windows 7, Mac OS X, HP UX

Windows 7's Virtual Impact

Virtually Speaking: With IT budgets still in the dumper, the virtual desktop may give Windows 7 a sizable boost. VMware Workstation 7 is being positioned accordingly.
Tags: operating system, virtualization, Windows 7, VMware, desktop virtualization

Windows 7: Ready or Not, Here It Comes

Cover Your Assets: Are you ready for Windows 7? Is Windows 7 ready for you?
Tags: Windows, Microsoft, Windows 7, OS, frugality

IBM and Ubuntu Roll Linux for U.S Desktops

A few weeks ago, IBM and Canonical revealed plans to deliver Linux desktops and software to Africa. On Tuesday, they expanded the offering to the United States.
Tags: Microsoft, IBM, Ubuntu, Windows 7, Canonical

Windows 7: On the Tarmac, Ready for Lift Off

OS Roundup: Windows 7 launches in two days time. For many organizations its debut won't be welcome.
Tags: Windows, Windows 7, OS, Windows 7 Professional

Kerio Mail Server Now Windows 7, Mac OS X 10.6 Ready

Kerio Mail Server is now certified for Microsoft Windows 7 as well as Mac OS X 10.6, also known as Snow Leopard.
Tags: Windows, Windows 7, snow leopard, Mac OS X, mail server

Is Windows 7 a Keeper, a Sleeper, a Loser or a Weeper?

Cover Your Assets: Are you trying to decide whether to invest in Windows 7 for the long haul?
Tags: Microsoft, Windows 7, migration, upgrades, Windows 7 Professional

Windows 7 Prepares to Face Off With Newly Popular Desktop Linux

OS Roundup: Desktop Linux deployments now exceed 1 percent. With Windows 7 on the horizon, will it continue to expand, or will the OS hit the wall because it just isn't Windows?
Tags: Windows, Windows 7, Solaris, desktop linux, Mac OS X

Windows 7, Microsoft's Midlife Crisis?

OS Roundup: Moving on can be hard, whether in life or in the data center. To alleviate the latter, Microsoft typically offers backward compatibility. With Windows 7, it goes one further with XP mode.
Tags: Microsoft, Windows 7, XP, OS, compatibility

Vista vs. Windows 7: You Call This a Choice?

Cover Your Assets: Saying goodbye to Windows XP isn't as easy as it sounds. Are you prepared to do it?
Tags: Windows, Microsoft, Vista, Windows 7, compare