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Upcoming update to Windows Update

I’d like to let you know that, beginning at the end of this month and continuing over the next few months, we’ll be rolling out an infrastructure update to the Windows Update agent (client).  I wanted to take this opportunity to provide some background on the update and discuss the value these updates bring to you. How Windows Update Keeps Itself Up-to-Date Occasionally, we...

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Adobe hands over copyright to PDF format

PDFs will soon become the international standard for electronic documents after Adobe relinquished control of the copyright to ISO. The move is part of Adobe’s plans to make such movement of files more open, and as the most popular standard, PDFs will now be even easier to create and move. “By releasing the full PDF specification for ISO standardization, we are reinforcing our commitment...

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LunarDownloader 1.01.99

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 LunarDownloader – a program that automatically downloads...

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LunarDownloader 1.0

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 LunarDownloader – a program that automatically downloads...

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Microsoft Pledges Windows XP Support Through 2014

Microsoft may have little choice but to support XP for an extended period since most of its business customers have not upgraded to Windows Vista. In an unprecedented move, Microsoft has committed to providing support services for its soon to be retired Windows XP through 2014 — a full 13 years after the operating system was originally released. In a letter sent to customers...

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Google faces one billion dollars in damages in trade-secret lawsuit

LimitNone, a small software-development company, is seeking nearly $1 billion (£508m) in damages in a lawsuit that accuses Google of reneging on a partnership with the company and misappropriating its trade secrets for the Google Apps online service. Specifically, the suit concerns LimitNone software called gMove that is designed to let people move email, contacts and calendar information stored in Microsoft Outlook to Google’s...

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Congratulations Ultimate Predator!

As a way of showing our appreciation to members of our forums, several of the Lunarsoft Team has selected Ultimate Predator to receive a free upgrade to our Supporter status. Normally a member receives this special forum title through donations sent to Lunarsoft; though there are other ways to achieve this title. He has been a great contributor to our forums in terms of...

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Mac OS X Trojan reported in the wild

At least two Mac-focused security firms warned late this week of a Trojan horse that takes advantage of flaws in remote management software in Mac OS X to run code on the affected computer. As with most Mac flaws, the user must first download and open the file in order for it to take effect. Once it is opened, the Trojan — dubbed “AppleScript.THT”...

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Lunarsoft now hosting the DjLizard Wiki articles

The Lunarsoft Wiki has had several updates recently. The front page of the wiki has been updated with recommended articles, recent changes and other information. This should help users find the articles they are looking for faster and easier. We have also helped DjLizard as his wiki has come to a close. All of his articles can now be found here in the Lunarsoft...

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Set top boxes may get VLC for all-format TV playback

Funding to port the popular VLC open source media player to set-top boxes could mean a lounge-room media player that actually supports all the media you want to play. Media sharing enthusiasts got a huge truckload of hope backed up to the delivery dock this week when Neuros announced that it had, in effect, received sponsorship from Texas Instruments to port VLC (VideoLAN if...