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Nov 08 2013 11:23 AM | xper in Software
Internet Explorer 11 (IE11) is available worldwide in 95 languages for download today. We will begin automatically updating Windows 7 customers to IE11 in the weeks ahead, starting today with customers running the IE11 Developer and Release Previews. W...
Sep 27 2013 03:53 AM | xper in Software
AVG Free Edition is the well-known anti-virus protection tool. AVG Free is available free-of-charge to home users for the life of the product! Rapid virus database updates are available for the lifetime of the product, thereby providing the high-level...
Sep 27 2013 01:20 AM | xper in Software
Microsoft Message Analyzer is a new tool for capturing, displaying, and analyzing protocol messaging traffic and other system messages. Message Analyzer also enables you to import, aggregate, and analyze data from log and trace files. It is the success...
Sep 26 2013 08:29 AM | xper in Software
Bill Gates had a chat with David Rubenstein, Harvard Campaign co-chair for a Harvard fundraising campaign. In that Gates revealed that it was a mistake to force users to use hold down “Ctrl+Alt+Del” to log into their computers and he also b...
Sep 26 2013 01:08 AM | xper in Software
German software developer Ashampoo has released Ashampoo Anti-Virus 2014,a full-featured antivirus tool which combines the Bitdefender and Emsisoft engines to help keep you safe online. The package offers all the core functionality youd expect from a...
Sep 22 2013 12:58 PM | xper in Software
Microsoft executives last week came the closest yet to saying that the company will release Office on iPads and Android tablets, but stopped short of promising anything specific or setting a timetable. "We are working on touch-first versions for...
Sep 22 2013 04:22 AM | xper in Software
This month's Black Tuesday -- Sept. 10, 2013 -- enters the record books as Microsoft's most patch-botching month in history. That's quite an accomplishment, frankly. Having followed Microsoft's bungled patch efforts since long before the ascendancy of...
Sep 21 2013 12:31 PM | ilko_t in Software
Here comes the first GUI for our little project. What it can be used for adding to your USB stick/disk: - multiple Windows XP/2kX sources in the same partition (up to 10 99 with vers. 1.0). They have to be in the first(no longer applies to 1.0 ve...
Sep 21 2013 12:25 PM | xper in Software
Internet Explorer 11 isn’t terrible! In fact, if you’ve got a Windows tablet and have bought into the whole Metro — sorry, “Modern” — interface, it’s probably the best touch-based browser you can use. We...
Sep 21 2013 06:27 AM | xper in Software
Windows 8.1 will be officially released in a month on October 18, 2013 (that's actually 12:00 AM on October 18 in New Zealand, so 4:00 AM PT, 7:00 AM ET on October 17 or noon on October 17 in the UK). Those who are already running Windows 8 will receiv...
Sep 21 2013 06:18 AM | xper in Software
Skype is all about bringing people together whenever they are apart. A big part of this mission is ensuring that we deliver the best possible experiences to the devices that you use each and every day. Microsoft has the best platforms to enable us...
Aug 31 2013 01:07 PM | xper in Software
Have you ever wanted to remove Windows components like Media Player, Internet Explorer, Outlook Express, MSN Explorer, Messenger... How about not even to install them with Windows? nLite is a tool for pre-installation Windows configuration and component removal at your choice. Optional bootable image ready for burning on media or testing in virtual machines. With nLite you will b...
Aug 31 2013 07:23 AM | xper in Software
We're still waiting for Windows 8.1 to roll out to the masses, which will introduce a host of new features to arguably Microsoft's most controversial version of Windows to date. Is it too early to start looking ahead to what comes next? Not according to a Russian message board where a user called WZOR claims to have the inside scoop. This isn't the first time WZOR has leaked information about M...
Aug 19 2013 01:20 PM | xper in Software
Microsoft is intensifying its efforts asking users to scrap Windows XP, the 12-year-old operating system for which the software giant is ending support next April. Tim Rains, director of Microsoft Trustworthy Computing, authored a blog post last week reminding customers of the perils that could await them should they continue running XP, which debuted in 2001, once Redmond stops patching the pl...
Aug 19 2013 11:55 AM | xper in Software
There's good news for Windows 8 users frustrated with Internet Explorer. Mozilla's long awaited "Metro-style" version of the Firefox browser is scheduled to be ready by December 10, as spotted by TechnoBuffalo's Jacob Kleinman based on notes about the project from Mozilla's Wiki.
Aug 18 2013 04:51 AM | xper in Software
It's no big surprise, but Microsoft officials are confirming that Skype will be one of the set of Microsoft-developed consumer apps that will be "in the box" with Windows 8.1. In a blog post on August 15, Ryan Gavin -- the former Internet Explorer General Manager whose new title is General Manager of the newly created Microsoft Apps & Services unit -- confirmed Skype will be among the apps...
Aug 24 2012 08:20 AM | xper in Software
When Microsoft launches Windows 8 on October 26, it also will unveil Windows RT, a new version of Microsoft's operating system designed specifically for ARM-based devices. Windows 8 and Windows RT have much in common, particularly the Modern UI Style (formerly Metro) design, However, they have dramatic differences as well, most notably Windows RT's inability to run legacy (Intel X86-based) Wind...
Aug 23 2012 07:30 PM | xper in Software
Staying ahead of Microsoft itself, VMware has updated its Workstation desktop computer hypervisor so it can run Microsoft's soon-to-be-released Windows 8. VMware Workstation 9, available now, also includes the ability for users to access their desk...
Aug 23 2012 07:01 PM | Tripredacus in Software
As we saw the wavy "flag" of Windows past replaced with something more flat, Microsoft has changed its own company logo. The new logo looks to use the same Segoe font, and the old Windows logo has been flattened out. Read more over @ Technet
Aug 22 2012 02:40 PM | xper in Software
All new operating systems have a learning curve, but due to its unique blend of new and old interfaces, Windows 8′s is particularly steep. Whether itís a menu system that forces you change screens to launch an app or a pair of dueling control pan...
Aug 16 2012 11:55 PM | xper in Software
Starting yesterday, Microsoft began releasing the final code of Windows 8 to developers, IT professionals and businesses that license the company's products in volume. That's all well and good for them, but how can you get your hands on the new operating system before it officially launches Oct. 26?