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No More Beta for You!

Microsoft will halt downloads for its Windows 7 beta. The blogosphere has been on fire with tons of posts about the new Windows 7. There has been a much more positive tone versus Vista. A notice on the Windows 7 beta download site now reads: “We’re sorry, but [Windows 7] downloads are no longer available. […]

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Ultimate Extras for Windows 7 Gone

I think Microsoft is finally listening to its customers! After all the criticism received with Vista Ultimate, Microsoft will not offer “Ultimate Extras” in Windows 7, the company has confirmed, saying it abandoned the heavily criticized concept to focus on “existing features.” “Our new approach to planning and building Windows doesn’t have the capacity to […]

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Wii Tips and Tricks

Wii Tips and Tricks

My family received a Wii for Christmas. We have been using it for about a week and today we lost power. After the power outage the Wii would not turn back on. So I got on the net and found out that there is a way to reset the power supply. My problem was solved. […]

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VirtualBox 2.1.0

VirtualBox 2.1.0

Sun recently released VirtualBox 2.1.0, a major update with exciting new features: among them better 64-bit support, hardware virtualization on the Mac, 3D acceleration, easier networking on Windows and Linux plus full VMDK/VHD support including snapshots. VirtualBox is a family of powerful virtualization products for enterprise as well as home use. Not only is VirtualBox […]

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Firefox Users Beware of New Malware

Make sure your antivirus definitions are updated as many vendors will have an update for this malware quickly. Researchers at BitDefender have discovered a new type of malicious software that collects passwords for banking sites but targets only Firefox users. The malware, which BitDefender dubbed “Trojan.PWS.ChromeInject.A” sits in Firefox’s add-ons folder, said Viorel Canja, the […]

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Windows 7 Beta in January

Windows 7 Beta in January

Will Windows 7 be lucky? You can get a copy if you attend one of the many MSDN conferences scheduled. I know I will be in attendance to get my copy. Windows enthusiasts were buzzing on Tuesday over a Microsoft blog posting that makes it seem as if a beta version of Windows 7 should […]

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Vista Vulnerability Found

A flaw in Vista’s networking has been found that can crash the system, but no fix is expected until the next service pack. A flaw has been found in Windows Vista that could allow rootkits to be hidden or denial-of-service attacks to be executed on computers using the operating system. The vulnerability was found by […]

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Get ZoneAlarm Pro Free

Get ZoneAlarm Pro Free

On Tuesday, Nov. 18, Check Point Software will offer the ZoneAlarm Pro software package for free for 24 hours, in celebration of Check Point’s 15th anniversary, a company spokeswoman said Friday. ZoneAlarm Pro, which contains a firewall, antispyware, and ID protection service (including credit monitoring) normally costs $39.95. The download location for the free ZoneAlarm […]

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