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Commentary: Tough love for Microsoft users

Commentary: Tough love for Microsoft users

How many times do users of Windows need to be kicked in the head? It's as if we have a community of people who, upon discovery of "kick me" signs attached to their backs, do nothing -- and then complain when they eventually do get kicked.

May 14, 2000 by in Windows

Windows Media Player enjoys growth spurt

Windows Media Player enjoys growth spurt

A new report from technology research firm PC Data Online reveals that, although RealPlayer is still the dominant streaming media player on the Web, Windows Media Player is experiencing faster growth. Use of the Windows player was up 34 percent during September and October.

November 15, 1999 by in Windows

MSN Messenger attacked by worm

MSN Messenger attacked by worm

For the first time, a virus has wormed its way into Microsoft's popular MSN Messenger Service--but the slow-moving, crash-inducing pest is unlikely to cause significant damage. Microsoft posted a warning late Friday night about the so-called W32/Hello virus on a special site and has been working with security companies to kill it.

April 30, 2001 by in Windows

Windows XP in Brazil

Windows XP in Brazil

Before the launching of the system, which should happen at the end of2001, leaders of the Brazilian IT industry are supporting the newoperating system. PC makers are waiting to offer consumers products thatcombine hardware innovations with the new Windows XP.

May 1, 2001 by in Windows