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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...

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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,...

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Lunarsoft hosting JavaRa support forum

Lunarsoft is now officially hosting the JavaRa forum to help this excellent project. This will help to allow feedback, suggestions, bug reports, discussions and more to be in a centralized location to help the development team. Guest posting is also allowed so users can post bug reports and feedback. Though we do recommend that guests sign up for our forums so that when they...

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Firefox logo seen in the stars!

One of these is a photograph taken by the Hubble space telescope on December 17, 2002, featuring the variable star V838 Monocerotis. The other is the same photograph overlaid with a familiar logo. Can you tell which is which? Below is another photo of the same star, from the Wikipedia entry on V838 Monocerotis. If the above photo has been photoshopped to look more...

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Microsoft Refreshes Visual C++, Ends VB 6 Support

With the release of a new feature pack for Visual C++ 2008, developers can now write applications that feature the Office 2007 appearance, a Microsoft senior executive announced this week. At the same time, the company also discontinued support for its aging Visual Basic 6 integrated development environment, or IDE — to the dismay of some die-hard users. “I am pleased to announce that...

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Gmail being throttled, blocked by some anti-spam vendors

Have you had problems receiving e-mail from Gmail users recently? If so, you’re one of thousands. Over the past month, major anti-spam vendors have had to apply scrutiny to Gmail in a way they haven’t had to before, and the result is reduced delivery performance and sometimes outright blocking of Gmail. Some messaging hosts are being instructed to reject SMTP connections from Google. Ars...