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CEwing | 12 Jul 2010 | 1 comment

Getting dumped is never fun, but let’s face it, being the one who ends the relationship can be just as difficult. It’s hard to walk away from something you’ve invested time in—not to mention money. But these problems aren’t just limited to fairytales that don’t end in “happily ever after.” Businesses have the same relationship woes, and can feel deflated when they aren’t getting what they need from their current operating system. If this is the case, it may be time to call it quits.

Chances are you and the old OS have been through a lot together—crashes, freezes, support issues—but rather than bring you closer together, these issues are likely wearing you down and resulting in more rebooting than computing.

Windows 7 was released in...

LeslieMiller | 17 Jun 2010 | 17 comments

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Breaking up IS hard to do!  Neil Sedaka sang about it and you know how true it is.  It's never been easy.  But Symantec is here to help.  We are providing a forum for those of you who have already kicked your old operating system to the curb so that you can guide others  considering the move onto the greener pastures of Windows 7. Submit your  best break up story - or worst, as a cautionary tale - that you experienced during your Windows 7 migration and earn 100 points for sharing your insights. One lucky winner will be selected to receive $5,000 worth of prizes of their choosing for the best breakup story and advice.  Submissions must be received by August 31st, 2010.

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Gary T Brown | 30 Mar 2010 | 0 comments

A recent survey conducted before and after the launch of Windows 7 revealed that 20 percent of IT professionals polled have sped up their timetable for upgrading to Windows 7. Those polled said the operating system’s speed and user interface are the main reasons to upgrade.
But upgrading an entire business isn’t like flipping a switch, and being hasty will make your migration go south quickly. As with any journey, migration to Windows 7 requires a plan and preparation. Here are some guidelines to ensure a smooth ride:
Formulate a road map: Before you can successfully migrate to Windows 7, you need to know what is in front of you.  Haste to upgrade too quickly can be like a bird attempting to flee the nest before its wings are ready. Avoid looking for shortcuts, and start by assembling a team that represents key stakeholders such as IT operations, security operations, application testing and packaging, network...