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Every once in a while you come across an application or program that enhances your overall experience, and eventually it makes you wonder about all that time you spent without it. Preme is one such app that adds a bunch of unique features to Windows 7. More specifically it enhances [...]Read More »
Microsoft says recent Windows 7 security update is faulty, tells everyone to uninstall update (before it’s too late)
Every second Tuesday of every month Microsoft issues a bunch of patches for its products, including Windows. This is known as Patch Tuesday. For this this recent Patch Tuesday Microsoft issued a Windows Update for Windows 7, security update 2823324, that “addresses a moderate-level vulnerability that requires an attacker to [...]Read More »
Remember that $732 million fine Microsoft was hit with by the EU because Microsoft did not include browser ballot box in Windows 7 SP1? Yeah, well, as it turns out it the EU did not find out about the “error” by mistake. They had help. From Google.
According to a [...]Read More »
Windows 8 users have been using Internet Explorer 10 since launch, but if you decided to stick with Windows 7 instead of using an OS that is considered “weak, terrible and disappointing,” Microsoft has left you with IE9 — until today.
The company has officially made the latest version of [...]Read More »
Windows XP is the most exploited version of Windows while infections on Windows 7 are increasing, according to Microsoft
Wondering which version of Windows you should stick to be the safest? According to data released by Microsoft in its most recent Microsoft Security Intelligence Report, Windows XP remains at the top of the list when it comes to most infected Windows version while Windows 7 — particularly 64-bit [...]Read More »
New vulnerability in Internet Explorer 7, 8, and 9 allow hackers to remotely control your Windows XP, Vista, and Windows 7 computer
A couple back-to-back Java vulnerabilities hit the cyber waves a few weeks back. The cyber criminal gang that exploited those vulnerabilities seems to have developed a new zero-day attack. This time the attack has Internet Explorer in its crosshairs.
Security researchers are reporting there is a new zero-day vulnerability affecting [...]Read More »
Not sure you will like Windows 8? Yeah, many people are in the same boat. If you are on the fence about purchasing a Windows 8 PC (after Windows 8 comes out), there is some good news that may sway you over to making the purchase. Anyone that purchases a [...]Read More »
Windows vulnerability allows hackers to remotely extract password hints (the reminders you use for Windows account passwords)
Do you have a password set to protect your Windows account? If you do, then more likely than not you setup a reminder hint to help you remember the password in case you ever forget. Microsoft claims this password hint is only accessible to someone physically accessing a Windows PC, [...]Read More »
Are you holding back on purchasing a new Windows 7 machine because you want to wait until Windows 8 hits stores? If you have US$14.99 to spare, you don’t have to wait. Microsoft is offering an upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for $14.99 to those people who have purchased or [...]Read More »
Windows is the bane and backbone of modern day computing society. For better (Linux) or for worse (Mac), the world would be a completely different place if Windows was never born. Initially outed as Windows 1, Windows of the old age is nothing like Windows now. Indeed, I’m sure the [...]Read More »
‘Do Not Track’ is a semi-new concept in the digital world that tells advertisers to not track user Internet activity for the purposes of serving targeted advertising. What happens is, when enabled, a header is sent to along with every web request you make containing either a 1 for ‘I [...]Read More »
RapidShare unveils RapidDrive, a cloud storage service expected to rival Dropbox, Skydrive, Google Drive, etc.
Hoping to make a stand in the cloud storage arena, RapidShare has stepped in with RapidDrive, a cloud storage service that will act as an active competitor for established services such as Dropbox, Skydrive, Google Drive, etc.
Technically speaking RapidDrive isn’t a cloud storage service in of itself. The cloud [...]Read More »
With Windows 8 on the horizon, Windows 7 has become the most used operating system in the world, recently surpassing the 50% mark in June 2012.
According to StatCounter, Windows 7 had overtaken Windows XP back in the mid-September 2011 to become the most used operating system. However at that [...]Read More »
Today, eligibility for Windows 8 upgrades were leaked by ZDNet. Although all XP, Vista, and 7 are all eligible for upgrades, the ability to keep applications as well as personal data depends on the operating system version, and with Vista, even the service pack number.
Here’s how it’s been detailed, [...]Read More »
As reported earlier in a post which pointed out the connection between Flame and Stuxnet, Flame has been named to be one of the most complicated malware ever written. Security analysts have also made clear that it might be a state-sponsored attack.
As Locutus reported earlier, some Gmail accounts have [...]Read More »
Don’t you sometimes feel the need to change how your Windows looks like? I’m not just talking about the colors and the wallpaper, I’m talking about the way it feels; the way it captures your attention at a deeper level. For a long time, I’ve used the classic theme that [...]Read More »
VHDs are Virtual Hard Disks that are most commonly used as hard drives for virtual machines. However, VHDs can also be mounted so they act like real hard drives; when mounted they appears to Windows as a real physical hard drive, and you can put files on, edit files on [...]Read More »
Forget your Windows password? Yes? How are you going to log in! If you don’t know your password, it can really take away from that whole “using of the computer” idea. Thankfully, a bunch of Swiss developers have put together Ophcrack, a free and open source program that will crack [...]Read More »
Do you use Microsoft Office? There’s a good chance you do. There’s also a pretty good chance you have heard about the new and upcoming Microsoft Office 2010. However, you probably didn’t know about the public beta Microsoft is running for Office 2010; anyone and everyone can use Microsoft Office [...]Read More »
One of the big things about Windows 7 is how well it runs on netbooks. The only problem with installing Windows 7 on netbooks is many netbooks don’t have CD/DVD drives. Microsoft has really been thinking hard how not to screw up the Windows 7 release because Microsoft has come [...]Read More »