Windows 7: A Weekend Install Guide and More

The weekend is here, and since launch just happened it's time to install Windows 7. Here's our guide. An in case you were on the fence, a recap of the week's launch and some reviews from Giz and our friends. » 10/23/09 9:00pm 10/23/09 9:00pm

You Guys Had Some Wild and Crazy Windows 7 Launch Parties

A lot of people made fun of the idea of Windows 7 parties, but you know what? Getting together with friends to share a common interest, plus a healthy dose of booze and cake, is pretty great in my book. » 10/23/09 2:00pm 10/23/09 2:00pm

I Had a One-Man Windows 7 Launch Party, and It Didn't End Well

I tried to have a Windows 7 Launch Party, I really did. Unfortunately, it's really hard to convince people to come to a party centered around an operating system and the installation of said operating system. It…didn't go well. » 10/22/09 5:40pm 10/22/09 5:40pm

Throwing a Windows 7 Launch Party in NYC or SF? We Want to Crash It

Microsoft's Windows 7 parties had to have been born of a flameout—a last, desperate, obviously insane idea from a marketing exec on the tail end of a three-week bender. Which is why we'd love to go to one. » 10/16/09 3:49pm 10/16/09 3:49pm

This Incredible Windows 7 Launch Party Video Is Either the Best or…

Holy Steve Ballmer. This set of Launch Party videos are incredible for its nostalgia sake. No, they're not old videos; I just thought the whole advertising industry moved past fake setups like this back in the '90s. » 9/23/09 5:00pm 9/23/09 5:00pm