Once your organization has decided it's ready to upgrade to Windows 7 and has verified that it meets the technical requirements to do so, it’s time to begin planning for the upgrade itself. This article will walk you through steps to take before and during an install.
It’s important to consider whether upgrading to Windows 7 makes sense for your organization and, if so, how you will go about implementing it. To help you decide whether Windows is a good fit for your organization, we’ve come up with four questions for you to consider.
Looking to get started with Windows 8? This first webinar in the Tech4Good webinar series will give you an end-user’s point of view of what’s different in Microsoft’s latest operating system. You will see a live demonstration of Windows 8, including new key features, how to approach the new interface, hints and tips for using Windows 8 better and explanation of how Windows 8 devices are integrated.
One of the advantages of Windows 8 is the inclusion of free security software. In addition to offering protection against spyware, malware, and viruses, Windows Defender software is built into Windows 8 and doesn't require a separate installation.
This is an original blog post on Oct. 30, 2012 by Jim Lynch, Director of Green Tech at TechSoup Global
I've been following the IT press as it's been covering the much-publicized Windows 8 launch over the last few months. Having a passion for keeping IT equipment alive and well as long as possible, I've been following the sub-debate on whether or not Windows 8 is suitable for older PCs.
Windows 8 is such a big change to Microsoft's operating systems (OS), we thought it might be useful to have a look at their plans for the types of devices that will use it and also their longer-range plans.
Want to get started using audio or videos to engage your current supporters and pull in new ones? There are a number of tools which put multimedia within the reach of most nonprofits.
How to perform a clean Microsoft Windows installation for your nonprofit or library with downloaded ISO files?
TechSoup encourages you to download the installation software for your Microsoft Software Donation Program donations instead of having discs sent to you.
So you download the software from Microsoft's Volume Licensing Service Center (VLSC) and find out that it arrives as an ISO file and you need to perform additional steps before you can use that file for installation. What’s an ISO file? Most simply put, it’s a single file containing all the data from a CD, DVD, or other disc, all in one.
Fortunately, it is not so difficult to work with ISO files. This article explains what you need to do. The article also helps you decide whether you need additional software or memory devices and provides links to lists of free software to help you manage them.