Windows 8 aims to answer some longtime Microsoft OS gripes, from slow startup times to mediocre mobile tools.
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Resetting a Windows 7 PC can be messy. Depending on which refresh mechanism you use, such as a third-party imaging program or a clean reinstall from a Windows DVD, the experience often varies from one PC to another. Windows 8 changes that by applying a uniform, push-button solution to starting over. You have the option of "resetting" your PC, which deletes all personal data, apps, and settings before reinstalling Windows; or "refreshing" your system, which reinstalls Windows but retains your personal information.
Top IT Trends to Watch in Financial ServicesIT pros at banks, investment houses, insurance companies, and other financial services organizations are focused on a range of issues, from peer-to-peer lending to cybersecurity to performance, agility, and compliance. It all matters.
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