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Pirates Improve Windows

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Pirated copies of Microsoft's operating system have existed as long as chintzy PC owners themselves. But now pirates are doing more than just cracking Windows -- they claim to be improving it.

Man indicted on 75 counts of fraud for using M$ logo

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Iowa Authorities say a Davenport man illegally used the Microsoft Corporation's trademark to get personal information from customers.

Millions of Windows Users Need To Clean Up Their Act.

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Speaking of Helios, he has blogged another biting piece of journalistic napalm upon Windows users in his efforts to convince them to try Linux.

M$ updating programs to better battles competitors

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Linux is just one of Microsoft's headaches. The software giant is facing competitive threats in nearly every part of its business.

Bill Gates had a tough week

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Bill Gates had a tough week... or at least, as tough as it can get when you're the richest guy in the world. awwwwe...

M$ investigates potential new IE flaw

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Microsoft is investigating a report of a new, unpatched flaw in Internet Explorer that could expose users of the ubiquitous Web browser to attacks.

Windows Virus Shuts Down Some SBC, CNN, ABC Computers

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A computer virus targeting Microsoft Corp.'s Windows software shut down machines at Time Warner Inc.'s CNN and Walt Disney Co.'s ABC network.

Windows Vista Could Eliminate Low-End PCs

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When Windows Vista ships at the end of 2006, it may not run on the cut-rate PCs sold by Dell, Gateway and other companies.

M$ tries to calm nerves over RSS

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After starting a small row in cyberspace, a Microsoft executive insists that the company loves RSS - even if it won't call it RSS.

Forecast Cloudy for Windows Vista

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Microsoft spent significant marketing dollars last month to announce that it will call its next-generation operating system Windows Vista. But what's in store for users?

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