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Windows 7 promises fixes for Vista taskbar screw-ups

As Microsoft readies for the first widespread distribution of Windows 7 at two key conferences later this year, details of planned changes to the software continue to emerge. And while the issue of how much Windows 7 needs to be differentiated from Vista remains in the air, Microsoft has committed to making some interface changes that will firmly differentiate the new Windows from its...

CCleaner 2.12.651

CCleaner (Crap Cleaner) is a freeware system optimization and privacy tool. It removes unused files from your system – allowing Windows to run faster and freeing up valuable hard disk space. It also cleans traces of your online activities such as your Internet history. CCleaner can also clean very quickly, usually taking about ten seconds to run. Changes: Added Google Chrome support. Improved cleaning...

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Microsoft Ads Featuring Bill Gates and Jerry Seinfeld Not Canceled

From a trusted Crispin Porter source, we’ve learned that the internet has jumped the gun and that the Microsoft Gates/Seinfeld ads have not been axed. It’s true, Microsoft apparently asked the agency to focus on the new “I’m a PC” spots. And it’s true, the agency has gotten plenty of “I don’t know what this means” response in their measured statistics of the Gates/Seinfeld...

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Latest Microsoft Vista Ad Defends “I’m a PC” Guy: Seinfeld Out

Microsoft is giving Jerry Seinfeld the boot for its latest Vista advertisement (set to launch today) and instead will directly attack Apple’s marketing strategy of mocking PCs. Microsoft decided not to focus on odd antics of Seinfeld and Gates this time around and instead will feature a company engineer who resembles the PC guy (aka John Hodgman) in Apple’s ads. According to those familiar...

Asus ships software cracker on recovery DVD

Asus ships software cracker on recovery DVD

Asus is accidentally shipping software crackers and confidential documents on the recovery DVDs that come with its laptops. The startling discovery was made by a PC Pro reader whose antivirus software was triggered by a key cracker for the WinRAR compression software, which was located on the recovery DVD for his Asus laptop. He discovered a number of other suspicious files, including A directory...

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Microsoft posts 21 more versions of IE8, holds off updating Vista

Microsoft Corp. yesterday released 21 additional versions of its Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) Beta 2, including editions in Czech, Italian, Norwegian, Russian, Spanish and other languages. The company, however, declined to set a date for when it will automatically update Windows Vista systems that have a copy of IE8 Beta 1 already installed. According to Microsoft, the 21 new, fully-localized versions can be downloaded...

Traditional antivirus will die in the next two years

Traditional antivirus will die in the next two years

For the vast majority of users, at least, the current model of paying for and installing separate online security software products for each device, OS and transaction environment is on the way out. It has to die. Why? Look at the way the kids use Google, and then look to the future. Increasingly, users expect to be able to communicate and transact across a...

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Paint and Wordpad get new UI and functionality in Windows 7

Yes, both Paint and WordPad have finally received the royal treatment. Via permission given to me to remotely access build 6780 to play around a bit, Paint and WordPad both look great and have much-needed updates. I’ve got to work within the permissions granted to me by my source and unfortunately, screenshots don’t fall within those permissions (yet), so you all will still have...

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Anti-Malware Toolkit 1.04.138

For several years, Lunarsoft has helped members rid their computers of malware by suggesting a variety of tools. Users would then have to search the internet for these tools and download them separately. The search for the right program can be daunting for some users, and takes valuable time. Lunarsoft is proud to announce the release of the Anti-Malware Toolkit – a program that...

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Anti-Malware Toolkit 1.03.125

For several years, Lunarsoft has helped members rid their computers of malware by suggesting a variety of tools. Users would then have to search the internet for these tools and download them separately. The search for the right program can be daunting for some users, and takes valuable time. Lunarsoft is proud to announce the release of the Anti-Malware Toolkit – a program that...