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Microsoft sues Comet for Windows piracy

Microsoft sues Comet for Windows piracy

By 4 January 2012

Microsoft is suing UK electronics and PC retailer Comet for allegedly counterfeiting thousands of copies of Windows Vista and Windows XP. The shop is accused of pirating 94,000 recovery discs without the permission of the software giant. It is claimed... >>

The biggest Microsoft failures

The biggest Microsoft failures

By 28 October 2010

One of the largest computer multinationals ever, Microsoft is known all over the world, thanks in large part to the huge success of its Windows operating system that greets millions of PC users every morning. Founded in 1975 by Bill Gates and Paul Allen,... >>

Microsoft starts countdown to phasing out Windows XP, Vista, 2000

Microsoft starts countdown to phasing out Windows XP, Vista, 2000

By 25 February 2010

Don't panic, the date's not just yet, however as promised by Microsoft last year, the company is starting to inform Windows users that it will be phasing out support for its earlier operating systems. "Back in October 2009 we talked about upcoming dates... >>

A brief history of Microsoft Windows

A brief history of Microsoft Windows

By 20 October 2009

If a rose by any other name would have smelled as sweet then we'd all be looking forward to the launch of Interlace Manager 7 this week. That was how it all began for Microsoft's projected in 1981 when Windows was first under development. Fortunately,... >>


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