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Help Firefox get in Guinness on Download Day 2008

The Firefox team is looking for help getting into Guinness. What’s it going to cost me, you ask? Only a few minutes of your time to download Firefox 3 on Download Day 2008. You can make your pledge to get Firefox 3 during Download Day to set the Guinness World Record for Most Software Downloaded in 24 Hour. By the way, the official date...

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Windows 7 kernel will be refined, not new

Typically when Microsoft ships a new OS (like Windows Vista), we immediately start talking about the next version-which begs two questions: 1) is Microsoft working on a new version of Windows, and if so, 2) why aren’t you talking about it? I thought I would spend a minute giving you an update on where we are. First, yes, we are working on a new...

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Vista’s UAC protects against rootkits

Love or hate its nagging prompts, Vista’s Account Control feature (UAC) has a security feature that marks it out from any other type of Windows security programme — it can spot rootkits before they install. This is one finding buried in a report published in two German computer magazines some months ago after testing by the respected AV-Test.org, which set out to find out...

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Comodo Firewall Pro 3.0.24.368

Comodo Firewall Pro is an excellent firewall that will protect you on multiple levels. Featuring multi-layered protection to keep your computer safe. You get both a firewall and Comodo’s Defense+ to help stop keyloggers and more. The Host Intrusion Prevention System (HIPS) protects your critical operating system files and block viruses and malware before they ever get the chance to run on your computer....

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Windows XP SP3 Officially on Windows Update

Microsoft originally planned to release Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) on April 29, 2008. All of the necessary preparations were made for the release and the service pack was also hosted on download.windowsupdate.com. Before April 29th, 2008 there was a last minute bug discovered that caused issues for those who had Microsoft Dymanic RMS installed on their computers. Today, Windows XP SP3 has...

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Windows XP Service Pack 3 now on Windows Update

Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 3 started appearing on Windows Update early this morning. Windows XP Service Pack 3 covers all previously released updates. Also included will be some private hotfixes that you could only acquire through special request. There are genuinely new features – not just patches and security updates, but services that could substantially improve system security without overhauling the kernel like...

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Don’t worry, Black Screen of Death only effects computers with 32 processors

Softpedia has an unclear article title about Windows XP Service Pack 3 and Windows Vista Service Pack 1. While SP3 has been released to those who have a TechNet/MSDN Subscription or are a part of a major OEM, and SP1 has been out for approxmiately a month now, Softpedia is reporting that there is already an issue. While this may be true, it’s not...

AVG Anti-Virus Free 8.0

AVG Anti-Virus Free 8.0

AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition is one of the most popular solutions to provide basic security protection on home and non-commercial PCs. We invite you to join the millions of users around the world who rely on AVG’s unique award-winning detection methods by downloading AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition. AVG Anti-Virus offers maximum virus protection, product customization, and free virus database updates and technical support. The...

McAfee SiteAdvisor gives WinAntiVirusPro.net a Green Review

McAfee SiteAdvisor gives WinAntiVirusPro.net a Green Review

Lunarsoft has learned of a malicious page that McAfee SiteAdvisor has been marked as Safe. McAfee SiteAdvisor has generally been a good overall services for users. Much like the StopBadware.org service that works with Google, McAfee SiteAdvisor will notify you if a page is Safe or if there is any danger. McAfee SiteAdvisor offers a toolbar for both Internet Explorer and Firefox to notify...

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Firefox update 2.0.0.13 caused crashes, possible hole

While there is no evidence of an exploit as of yet, Mozilla is taking a proactive measure to fix the issue before it could be. A problem with stability which resulted in crashes and evidence of memory corruption was remedied in Firefox 2.0.0.13, however apparently the fix did not completely close any holes. In fact, it seems as if it introduced new stability issues,...