Gregg Keizer

Senior Reporter

Gregg Keizer covers Windows, Office, Apple/enterprise, web browsers and web apps for Computerworld.

Microsoft delays Windows 7's update-signing deadline to July

Microsoft shoves some Windows 10 testers into next year with early look at 2020 feature upgrade

Microsoft shoves some Windows 10 testers into next year with early look at 2020 feature upgrade

The company pointed to a 'longer lead time' for some of the features in the far-off upgrade, which isn't expected to arrive until the spring of 2020.

Windows 7 add-on support to cost up to $350 per PC for 3 more years of patches

Windows 7 add-on support to cost up to $350 per PC for 3 more years of patches

A Microsoft document offers details on how much it could cost companies to maintain Windows 7 PCs if they don't migrate to Windows 10 by early next year.

Windows by the numbers: Windows 10 again posts growth as deadline focuses minds

Windows by the numbers: Windows 10 again posts growth as deadline focuses minds

For the second month in a row, Windows 10's user share jumped by more than one full point, indicating that next January's end-of-support deadline for Windows 7 may be spurring upgrades.

Microsoft to end IE10 support years early, tells enterprises to upgrade to IE11

Microsoft to end IE10 support years early, tells enterprises to upgrade to IE11

Companies that still use Internet Explorer 10 have until next January before Microsoft cuts support for the browser. That end of support comes more than three years sooner than had been expected.

Microsoft peddles Office apps from Apple's Mac e-store

Microsoft peddles Office apps from Apple's Mac e-store

Microsoft's Office applications – Excel, Outlook, OneNote, OneDrive, PowerPoint and Word – are now available through the Mac App Store.

Windows 10 1809 fiasco may hinder enterprise migrations from Windows 7

Windows 10 1809 fiasco may hinder enterprise migrations from Windows 7

The delayed delivery of Windows 10 October 2018 Update could put the pinch on companies looking to upgrade from Windows 7 before support for the aging OS ends next January.

Microsoft declares the official end to its smartphone era

Microsoft declares the official end to its smartphone era

In the wake of the company's failed acquisition of Nokia's phone assets, Microsoft is reminding Windows 10 Mobile users that support ends this year – and they should move to iOS or Android devices.

Microsoft starts auto-update of Windows 10 1809 three months late

Microsoft starts auto-update of Windows 10 1809 three months late

Microsoft has finally restarted the automatic distribution of Windows 10 October 2018 Update, the problem-plagued upgrade pulled from release in October just days after its debut.

Microsoft expands Windows 7-to-Windows 10 app compatibility pledge

Microsoft expands Windows 7-to-Windows 10 app compatibility pledge

The company's 'Desktop App Assure' program launched in October in North America; it's now been expanded worldwide.

Tick-tock: The year-long Windows 7 countdown by the numbers

Tick-tock: The year-long Windows 7 countdown by the numbers

As of today, it's T-minus one year and counting before Windows 7 exits mainstream support. Let's look at some important numbers for the year ahead.

Why full-Chromium Edge means end times for IE

Why full-Chromium Edge means end times for IE

Microsoft's decision to adopt the Chromium open-source code to power its Edge browser could mean a sooner-than-expected end to support for Internet Explorer.

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