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  • Windows Vista SP1 review

    The final version of Vista SP1 focuses on under-the-hood improvements to reliability, security, and performance, with very few changes made to the interface or…

    Free

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Microsoft Office Live Small Business (MOLSB) review

    Microsoft's Office Live Web service was designed for small businesses that needed an easy solution for creating websites and business emails. Microsoft Office Live…

    Free

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Microsoft Office Live Workspaces

    After an excruciatingly drawn-out development process, Microsoft's Office Live Workspaces - the company's attempt to marry Microsoft Office to the emerging web…

    Free

    Score - 6 out of 10

  • Microsoft Office Live Workspace file-storage service

    The free Microsoft Office Live file-storage and -sharing service adds extremely useful online features to Microsoft Office.

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Internet Explorer 8.0 beta: first review

    Microsoft has released Internet Explorer 8.0 beta 1, and encourages anyone to try it out.

    Free

  • Microsoft Soapbox video-sharing site

    When we first tried a closed beta version of Microsoft Soapbox in September 2006, we felt that its ease of use and clean interface would help it challenge the…

    Free

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Windows Defender 1.1

    Microsoft's free Windows Defender anti-spyware and -adware ships as standard with Windows Vista and is available as a free download for Windows XP SP2.

    Free

    Score - 6 out of 10

  • Windows Live SkyDrive online storage service

    Microsoft has taken the wraps off a beta version of the Windows Live SkyDrive online storage service. While it has a lot to like, it is clearly still a beta offering.

    Free

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Windows Search 4.0 review

    Windows Search 4.0 is finally here, and it's ready to enter the workplace as a well-mannered IT citizen.

    Free

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Beta 1 review

    Although not without problems, Microsoft Visual Studio is the premier IDE for developing applications with the Microsoft .Net Framework and at least a contender for…

    Free

  • Microsoft Silverlight 3 review

    Microsoft Silverlight 3, Microsoft's much-enhanced rich internet application platform runs on Windows or Mac desktops, online or offline

    Free

  • Microsoft Bing review

    At last, Bing has arrived. We tested a preview release of Microsoft's new search/decision engine, previously called Kumo, to see how well it compares. Here's a…

    Free

  • Microsoft Windows Azure CTP review

    Microsoft's Community Technology Preview reveals in the Windows Azure Services Platform a thoughtfully designed cloud-computing architecture where seasoned .Net…

    Free

  • Windows Vista SP2 beta review

    In the initial beta of Windows Vista Service Pack 2 (SP2), the changes made aren't immediately obvious. And even the under-the-hood changes are incremental rather…

    Free

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 review

    Microsoft SQL Server 2008, aka "Katmai", gives SQL Server shops plenty of reasons to get excited. The best SQL Server release to date, it sports more nice new…

    Free

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Windows Media Player 11.0

    In the first UK review, we look at how Microsoft's new version of its media software stacks up against iTunes.

    Free

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Microsoft Anti-Spyware beta

    Microsoft's AntiSpyware is a rebadged version of Giant Software's existing app. Gates liked it so much, he bought the company in December. Its collection of security…

    Free

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Internet Explorer 7.0

    We put Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 to the test.

    Free

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Windows Live Mail beta review

    Microsoft has released the first beta version of Windows Live Mail, a free download that will replace Outlook Express in Windows XP and Windows Mail in Windows Vista.…

    Free

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Microsoft Office 12.0 Beta 1.0

    A completely new interface, a totally new file format – but will Office 12.0 have any new features? How about better charts and graphics, time management,…

    Free

    Score - 9 out of 10



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