From July, engineering firm GHD will be switching its 6000-plus strong workforce over to 64-bit Windows 7 from 32-bit XP to enable them to get the most out of their computers when using Building Information Modelling (BIM) tools.
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This morning at the National Maritime Museum, Microsoft launched its newest operating system, praising its new features and showing off the hardware which will run it.
As Microsoft launches Windows 7 in Australia, major federal welfare agency Centrelink is planning to migrate tothe new operating system by mid next year. Will other companies follow its example, or will Microsoft see the same lack of interest for Windows 7 as it did for Vista?
The Queensland Department of Education will be installing Windows 7 on all of its computers within the next 12 months.
The University of Western Sydney (UWS) has prepped itself for a Windows Vista roll-out while many in the industry are getting ready for the arrival of Microsoft's next operating system in line, Windows 7
The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) this week said that the first half of 2009 would see the university evaluate whether to commit to a thin client solution for thousands of university workstations.
The pre-beta version of Microsoft's Windows 7 operating system released to developers at the Professional Developer Conference has already made it onto prominent BitTorrent sites, where thousands of enthusiasts around the world are currently downloading it.
Microsoft has announced that manufacturers will be able to sell Windows on "nettops" — or low-cost desktops — in another move that looks set to keep XP alive for several years yet.
Microsoft is resuming automatic distribution of a SP1 prerequisite update, which sent some Vista users into an endless reboot cycle during installation.