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Windows 8 is coming

It’s been about two weeks since the Windows 8 build appeared. During the first week about one million users had a chance to run the new build of Windows 8. Have you read our developer preview and our first Windows 8 impressions? Then you probably remember that we wrote about the new metro User Interface, Internet and Windows Explorer. We also added  some screenshots to present what it looks like from a user’s perspective. Since that time a new version appeared with some improvements and additional features. Let’s see what’s inside this package!

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Skype stopped working – the size of the problem

by Maciej Greń May 16, 2011 Software
Thumbnail image for Skype stopped working – the size of the problem Yesterday we have posted a solution how to make your beloved Skype work again, after the recent update. It seems like, the size of the problem is huge! Today we concluded we posted the solution before Skype support found it out. Since posting the solution on our blog, we gained huge traffic on that one single post. We estimate [...]
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Beware of the recent Skype update on Windows 7!

by Maciej Greń May 13, 2011 Software
Thumbnail image for Beware of the recent Skype update on Windows 7! Recently Skype released new version: 5.3.0.111. You will be requested to update your application during Skype startup. However, you can have serious problems with launching it on Windows 7 machines. When you will try to login, Skype will crash with the most common, Windows message: Skype has stopped working. Fortunately, it can be fixed rather easy. [...]
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Early bird warning: Windows 7 RC shut down begins

by Peter Horsten February 4, 2010 Microsoft
Are you one of those early birds who installed the then free available Windows 7 Release Candidate? Fun is over. Beginning March 1, the Windows 7 Release Candidate (RC) will start to shut down every two hours in preparation for its expiration on June 1, 2010. That means you will need to migrate your RC [...]
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A product launch to dream of: Windows 7 market share increasing quickly

by Peter Horsten February 4, 2010 Microsoft
Most of us will remember a rather dramatic introduction of Windows Vista several years ago. With a lot of marketing power users were forced to switch to a not very well performing new operating system. There were many complaints about the big amount of bugs and the poor performance. Microsoft seemed to ignore the complaints, [...]
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Market share Windows 7 is growing quickly

by Peter Horsten November 12, 2009 Operating Systems
Windows 7 was released less than a month ago and it’s being adopted rather quickly. According to w3schools.com in October it already had a market share of 4,4%. Knowing Mac’s OSX has a share of 6,8% we could say this is pretty impressive. Given the speed at which the percentage is climbing, Windows 7 should [...]
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