The Microsoft Windows Store is an online shopping platform where users can purchase and install software and applications from Microsoft. The store also offers customers support for Microsoft applications and software as... More »

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To update Microsoft Windows, open Windows Update by pressing the Start button, going to All Programs and selecting it from the menu. A window appears that shows the possible updates for the device. Select Install Updates... More »

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Microsoft Word for MS-DOS was a typing program released in 1983, and the Windows version was invented in 1989. The first Microsoft Office package with Word, PowerPoint and Excel was released in 1990. More »

Microsoft Windows 8 is available for free, but only to two main categories of users: the staff, faculty, and students on campuses that have purchased an organization-wide DreamSpark Premium License, and to developers of ... More »

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The Windows family of operating systems is a better choice for users who need compatibilty with certain types of software, such as Microsoft's Office productivity suite or PC gaming applications. Windows computers are al... More »

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Founded in 1975 by Paul Allen and Bill Gates, Microsoft is a leading software and applications developer. The company engages in developing, licensing and supporting a variety of software products and services. Microsoft... More »

Some third-party developers are still releasing, updating and patching Windows 7 gadgets; however, Microsoft has discontinued the entire gadget platform. Windows 7 legacy gadgets and widgets are no longer available for d... More »

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