media

Mon
18
Oct
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Upgrade from WinXP to Windows 7?

Infopackets Reader 'Lou' writes: " Dear Dennis, In regard to the super discounted sale on Windows 7 currently available through Infopackets and Amazon.com, I have a question regarding the Windows 7 Upgrade DVD. Can I use the upgrade media disc to ... upgrade from Windows XP to Windows 7? I thought we would need the Windows 7 full version to upgrade? " My response: Yes, you can most definitely upgrade from XP to Windows 7 using the "upgrade" version. Allow me to break it down into simple terms: Full Version of Windows 7 Vs. Upgrade Media If you're using the Windows 7 Upgrade disc (and ... (view more)

Wed
22
Sep
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'Media Cope 2.0.0.0', and 'FreeFileSync 3.11'

Media Cope 2.0.0.0 Media Cope is a multi-functional media software for Windows XP / Vista / 7 that plays almost any audio or video file. It can also cut virtually any audio / video file and then save directly to the format of your choice. ... http://www.mediacope.com FreeFileSync 3.11 FreeFileSync is an Open-Source folder comparison and synchronization tool. It is optimized for highest performance and usability without restricted or overloaded GUI (graphical user inferface). http://freefilesync.sourceforge.net This freeware software program is brought to you by MajorGeeks.com: The Original ... (view more)

Wed
16
Jun
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'Media Player Classic Home Cinema', and 'On Top Replica'

Media Player Classic Home Cinema This project is based on the original "Media Player Classic." Many new player features have been integrated in this player, such as: An option to remove Tearing, MPC Home Cinema in Your Language (see all languages), ... Additional video decoders and in particular H.264 and VC-1 with DXVA support, Better support for Windows Vista, including a release for 64 bits platform, Support for EVR renderer, Bugs and vulnerability fixes, All previous features from the Guliverkli Project (MPC) from Gabest. http://mpc-hc.sourceforge.net On Top Replica You can clone whatever ... (view more)

Fri
30
Apr
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Windows 7, Windows Media Center Coming to TV

Windows 7 could soon be appearing on television sets and set-top boxes. It's the most high-profile outcome of Microsoft releasing a special edition of the system for standalone devices. For many years, Microsoft has released a completely separate ... version of Windows (called "Windows CE") for devices with limited storage space. What Windows CE does is allow small devices to carry out specific tasks without the hardware requirements -- and potential instability -- of a full-blown Windows operating system. Some examples of technology which use Windows CE are in-flight entertainment ... (view more)

Wed
09
Dec
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'Windows Layout Manager', and 'Media Cope'

Windows Layout Manager Windows Layout Manager, or WiLMA for short, is a must-have aid if you have to keep track of many open windows at the same time, even over multiple monitors. The main application has a basic window that allows for the ... management of various layouts. Adding new ones, editing existing ones, configuring the options, all the basic things you can expect from any normal application can be found here. http://stefandisk.com Media Cope Media Cope is multi-functional media software for Windows XP / Vista / 7 that can play audio, video, cut video, convert audio / video, and can ever ... (view more)

Fri
03
Apr
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Conficker Alive and Well Post April 1st Deadline

So, a couple days have come and gone and we're without any real evidence that the Conficker worm was a legitimate threat. Was it all just a bunch of hooey? Maybe, but if there's one thing we should take away from the debacle, it's that the problem ... isn't yet solved, even if there was no disaster. Most security experts were just happy to breathe a sigh of relief when April 1st came and went without planes falling out of the sky. "I'm not sure what to think," remarked BT chief security officer Bruce Schneier. "In a sense, the whole Conficker thing just puts a name on a general problem." (Source ... (view more)

Wed
19
Nov
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'Vistart', and 'Media Portal'

Vistart ViStart dramatically decreases the time taken to search in Windows. You can simply type part of the program into the start menu and ViStart will instantly find it. ViStart not only indexes programs but also files as well. Just type the file ... you are looking for and in miliseconds ViStart will return results (Up to 4 times faster then the orignal Vista start menu!). http://www.lee-soft.com Media Portal MediaPortal is an Open Source application ideal for turning your PC and TV into an advanced Media Center. MediaPortal allows you to listen to your favorite music and radio, watch and ... (view more)

Sat
15
Nov
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Movie Shrink and Burn 3 Review

Update 2013/01/21: We are absolutely delighted to announce that Ashampoo has agreed to reinstate a generous 35% discount for Ashampoo Movie Shrink and Burn 3 for all Infopackets Readers. This fabulous program not only shrinks and converts video ... files to another format, it also allows you to make your own custom DVDs. Makes a great gift and also great for archiving video permanently. Be sure to snap up this fine offer! But hurry - the 35% discount is a time-limited offer and expires Feb 11, 2013! Full 30 day money back guarantee is offered. The full review of Ashampoo Movie Shrink and Burn 3 ... (view more)

Wed
02
Jul
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'Lucid Link', and 'Google Media Server'

Today's fresh software picks were provided courtesy of Bob Helmer at Shell Extension City. Please note that the below software descriptions are provided solely from the developer and are absent from any guarantee or warranty. You are encouraged to ... review the Shell Extension Software Policy for more details. Lucid Link Wi-Fi Security can be hard. There are many options, many settings, and a lot of techno-babble in many WiFi clients that make it difficult for non-technical users to understand. The LucidLink WiFi Client eliminates all of the clutter and only presents what you need to connect to ... (view more)

Fri
18
Apr
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Wal-Mart Finally Drops DRM

Wal-Mart's online store has undergone a major redesign that makes its massive catalogue of songs entirely DRM-free. Digital rights management (DRM) is a term used to identify restrictions placed on digital media to prevent piracy. Wal-Mart's online ... store had previously made use of the Windows Media DRM, limiting the playback of songs to devices sanctioned by Microsoft. However, the growing popularity of mobile media devices such as the iPod, which cannot play songs limited to the Windows Media DRM, has forced the retailer to carry out a complete switch-over. Wal-Mart had announced its ... (view more)

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