Tag Archives: windows

From Windows Vista to Windows 7 and Back

My home desktop is several years old.  I don’t game much, so keeping up with the latest and greatest isn’t really on my list of things to do.  If you’re a gamer, you want the latest and greatest because it … Continue reading

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Reasons not to buy or upgrade your PC right now

Julie over at Gear Diary has a great post this morning on the reasons why upgrading your computer right now might not be the best idea.  Head on over and check it out. Overall – she is right.  The deals … Continue reading

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Download Windows Vista Service Pack 2 Beta

For those a little more daring: Vista SP2 has now hit the net. Yesterday Microsoft released Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista Service Pack 2 Beta to the public. If you have been waiting for a second service pack for … Continue reading

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DriverBackup2 Copies Your System Drivers

Jason over at Lifehacker had this great little find.  If you, like me, tend to reinstall Windows from time to time…  (Huh, that beta software really *was* beta… doh) this little application might be a great help. DriverBackup2 is a … Continue reading

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Windows phone home

Appearantly, Windows Genuine Advantage calls home every day. Microsoft Corp. acknowledged Wednesday that it needs to better inform users that its tool for determining whether a computer is running a pirated copy of Windows also quietly checks in daily with … Continue reading

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Microsoft Admits Malware Becoming Incurable

In another bold and somewhat obvious statement a spokesman for Microsoft suggested that business’ should consider investing in an automated system to wipe and reinstall Windows on machines as much of the malware coming out is considered incurable by MS. … Continue reading

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Read and Write Linux Ext2/3 Drives in Windows

Okay this thing is really handy! It’s a drive for Windows that will enable you to read and write to Linux Ext2 or Ext3 filesystems natively. This is great if you have a dual boot and you no longer need … Continue reading

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The OpenCD Project

Okay, I just stumbled across this today while looking at open sourced images for a project I’m working on. Anyways it’s an ISO cd image you can download for free that contains a selected list of Windows Open Source applications … Continue reading

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