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Wed
24
Feb
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Windows 7 Early Adoption Rate Doubles Vista

Windows 7 has been available to the wider public since October 22, 2009, a period of five months. According to a new report, in that time it has accumulated twice as many users as its predecessor, Windows Vista, over the same amount of time ... following its release in late January, 2007. The findings are provided by California-based web analysts NetApplications.com. They found that Windows 7, as of this past Sunday, accounted for about 9 per cent of all operating systems (OS) being used online. By contrast, Windows Vista had just a 4.5 per cent share of the OS market five months after its ... (view more)

Fri
05
Feb
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Windows 7 Powers MS Through Recession, Hottest OS Yet

Just a week after digital content distributor Steam announced nearly a quarter of its members had already made the switch to Windows 7 , Microsoft Corp. has revealed that its latest operating system is now the most-rapidly adopted OS in the history ... of PCs. Win7: 60 Million Licenses and Counting Microsoft released Windows 7 on October 22 of last year. Over the course of Microsoft's second quarter within the last fiscal year, the Redmond-based firm reported selling some 60 million Windows 7 licenses, making it the hottest OS in the history of personal computers. In a recent report, industry ... (view more)

Thu
10
Dec
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'Do It Again', and 'Chromium OS'

Do It Again Do It Again is a free and simple program that allows you to make your computer automatically perform a task for you, whenever you want. If there is something that you do on your computer over and over, and you do it exactly the same way ... every time (such as backing up your pictures, checking web-based email for new messages, etc.), you can tell Do It Again how to perform that task. http://www.spacetornado.com Chromium OS Chromium OS is an open-source operating system project that aims to provide a fast, simple, and more secure computing experience for people who spend most of their ... (view more)

Wed
02
Dec
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'Chrome Shell', and 'Chromium OS For USB Stick'

Chrome Shell ChromeShell is a non-Google affiliated replacement shell for Windows that strips your desktop down to what you really need: the browser. The shell transforms your normal Windows desktop into something akin to the Chrome OS. ChromeShell ... gets from standby to email in less than 3 seconds on a quad core machine and around 32 seconds from cold boot. http://primewares.com Chromium OS For USB Stick Like Chrome Shell, Chromium OS For USB Stick is designed to maximize the performance of your PC by stripping away all the unnecessary matter. Download the image using HTTP links on site, then ... (view more)

Mon
23
Nov
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Rumor: Microsoft's Windows 8 Due in 2012

Is Microsoft already looking beyond Windows 7 to Windows 8? Well, it can't hurt to be prepared. In a recent presentation at the Los Angeles Professional Developers Conference, Microsoft's Steven Sinofsky revealed two interesting slides that CNET ... News believes confirms the next major release from the Redmond-based firm is pegged for 2012. There's great value for Microsoft in being up front with its home and business customers. For one, being prepared keeps stock value high. Second, it keeps consumer confidence at a peak, and although the initial knee-jerk reaction might be to wonder if news of ... (view more)

Thu
19
Nov
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Windows 7 Activation Bypassed by Hackers

Hackers have managed to bypass one of the key antipiracy protections built into Windows 7, the latest operating system (OS) from Microsoft. Normally, users of Windows 7 have 30 days to activate their OS, but a recently outlined method allows a user ... to turn off the normal notifications and use the OS indefinitely. Using the method to bypass the authorization doesn't actually confirm the OS as legitimate, but it does allow users to keep using it without activation. (Source: cnet.com ) New Crack Bypasses Activation Requirements Microsoft has confirmed that it is aware of the technique and is ... (view more)

Fri
06
Nov
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Win7 Spinoffs to Boost Global Economy: Report

Microsoft says that not only will they benefit from sales of its new Windows 7 operating system (OS), but the local economy could benefit from it too. Microsoft hired research firm IDC Corp to conduct a study on the ripple affect of Windows 7 which ... launched on October 22nd this year. Estimates from the IDC study found that American companies could hire 25,000 additional workers through the end of 2010. Sales of Win7 Products Estimated at $110B Microsoft's launch of Windows 7 can affect tech companies that depend on Microsoft's software. Some companies make computer hardware, others produce ... (view more)

Fri
18
Sep
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Win7 for $30? Sign Up for Classes

Are you a student on a tight budget? If you are, you're probably a bit worried about the prospect of upgrading your Vista notebook or desktop to the new Windows 7 Operating System (OS). No need to worry -- Microsoft is now offering students the new ... OS for just $30. The deal, which starts October 1st, was first reported by British tech analysts yesterday, who found that U.K. students could preorder a copy of Win7 for just 30 British pounds. That's a good deal, but U.S. college students will be excited to hear that they're also eligible for the deal, at just $30 USD, if the can prove their ... (view more)

Thu
10
Sep
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'Virtual Windows Os', and 'Super Copier'

Virtual Windows OS Windows4all.com is a Silverlight-based online virtual operating system. It is a website that simulates an operating system inside your web browser and replicates the desktop environment, giving you the ability to launch ... applications without having to install them on your own PC. NOTE: you will need to download and install Microsoft Silverlight before visiting Windows4all.com, otherwise you won't be able to see the virtual desktop. http:/www.windows4all.com Super Copier SuperCopier replaces Windows Explorer file copy and adds many new features, including transfer resuming, ... (view more)

Fri
17
Jul
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'Windows 4 All Os', and 'Rogue Dhcp Detection Tool'

Windows 4 All Os Windows4all.com is a Silverlight-based online virtual operating system. It is is a website that simulates an operating system inside your web browser. http://windows4all.codeplex.com/ Rogue Dhcp Detection Tool Rogue DHCP servers are ... those DHCP servers that are misconfigured or unauthorized unknowingly or those that are configured with a malicious intent for network attacks. Security threats are caused when malicious user with rogue DHCP server can spread bad network parameters and thereby sniff the traffic sent by the clients. Rogue detection tool is a tool that checks if ... (view more)

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