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"Like CDs through a disk drive, so go the operating systems of our lives." Join us for the continuing saga of Microsoft vs Mandriva for the desktops of Nigerian schoolchildren.

Bye, Bye Betas - Windows Live Suite Goes Live!

Microsoft rolls out production versions of its Windows Live Suite and adds new features. Find out what's new - and who's still waiting for an invitation to the party.

Windows News Roundup, Early November Edition

Try Windows Home Server for 120 days (almost) free, patch your QuickTime for Windows, and learn how to play hardball with Linux vendors in Nigeria.

Zune Gets New Swag from Microsoft, 23 Other Vendors

Got Zune? Need accessories? Find out who's stepping up to provide goodies for your portable music player. Hint: Microsoft has lots of company.

Fall Back Fixups, SyncToy Sequel, and Other Windows News

Find out how to make sure your Windows PC or mobile device will "fall back" on schedule, discover the latest twists in the Windows Desktop Search 'forced update' saga, and more.

Send Windows Desktop Search Packing - Now!

Windows Desktop Search slows down Windows XP - so now Microsoft makes it a standard update! Stop laughing and learn how to stop WDS from putting the brakes on your PC.

Got Adobe Acrobat or Reader 8.1? The "Fix" Is In

... the "Mailto" URI vulnerability fix, that is. Find out how to get the updates and learn which Acrobat and Reader users are still at risk.

Get your hands on the latest goodies for Windows (and MacOS!) from Microsoft, including Flickr support for Windows Live Photo Gallery, refreshes to DirectX, a new version of Virtual Earth 3D, and support for playing Windows Media files in MacOS QuickTime.