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“In the U.S.: Windows 7 Starter to Windows 7 Home Premium ERP $49.99 (versus everyday price of $79.99) and Windows 7 Home Premium to Windows 7 Professional ERP $79.99 (versus everyday price of $89.99),” Brandon LeBlanc, Windows communications manager on the Windows Client Communications Team, revealed.
Microsoft has made available a range of new resources designed to streamline the deployment of Windows 7 for business customers. According to Erwin Visser, director Business-Marketing Organization, Microsoft, businesses around the world emphasized the necessity for a comprehensive and strategic plan set up to help them roll out technology within their organizations.
Microsoft has made available for download a number of updates targeting the Windows Media Center component of some editions of Windows 7, including Home Premium, Professional, Enterprise and Ultimate. The new refreshes offered to customers are designed to resolve reliability issues reported by them, such as Windows Media Center displaying Low Bit Rate overlay messages, but also problems related to TV tuner functionality. A total of four updates are currently up for grabs via the Microsoft Download Center, for both the 32-bit and 64-bit flavors of Windows 7.
If you’re still running XP after all these years, odds are you’ve settled in nicely and don’t plan to leave until you have no choice. Well, that might be happening sooner than you expected. Microsoft announced today that they were working on Internet Explorer 9, and that it would not support Windows XP but Windows 7 and Vista.
According to Microsoft, “one white dot (1 pixel in size), may appear on the top-left corner of the screen in the following scenarios: in Windows 7 Home Basic Edition, the issue may occur after a user selects the “Windows 7 Basic” color theme and changes the wallpaper. In Windows 7 Ultimate and other editions listed in the “Applies to” section, this issue may occur after a user selects an Aero theme and then un-checks “Enable transparency”.”
For some, Windows 7 might just be the fastest selling operating system in history, but, for others, the product could prove a veritable life saver. The successor of Windows Vista is at the core of a new initiative aimed at homebound seniors, and designed to boost wellness by simply helping them reduce social isolation. Virtual Senior Center is only a demonstration project at this point in time, but there has to be little doubt that a product based on this concept will deliver quality-of-life benefits to seniors who are prisoners of their homes because of age-related health problems.