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Tue
11
Sep
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'Create Secured Folders In Xp', and 'Browse Secure'

Create Secured Folders In Xp Unfortunately, Windows XP does not have any user-friendly built-in tools to create secure folders on computers with multiple users. But there is another way to create a secure locked folder without having to buy any 3rd ... party software, and it's called "Create Secured Folders in XP". How original! http://www.online-tech-tips.com/ Browse Secure Browse Secure is a fully customisable web browser with features to benefit all types of Internet user. For younger internet users, parents can restrict them to a set of web sites that you specify, and make it easily ... (view more)

Tue
11
Sep
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Study: Vista More Cost-Effective than XP

Bet you never thought Windows Vista was a great deal; however, the new operating system from Microsoft, which ships in its cheapest, non-upgrade form for a substantial $200, is being touted as very economical by the company behind its creation. More ... cost-efficient, in fact, than even XP. (Source: bestbuy.com ) The story is emerging from a recent Microsoft-commissioned study delving into the total cost of using its operating systems on a mobile PC. According to MS, owning Vista in this capacity is a reported $605 cheaper than its older OS, Windows XP. The mobile prices themselves are quite ... (view more)

Thu
30
Aug
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'Vista Cursors On Xp', and 'Win Merge'

Vista Cursors On Xp Get the new Windows Vista cursors from Build 5465 on your Windows XP machine. There are just a few aesthetic differences. The new cursors are anti-aliased and have a crisp look to them. The hourglass cursor is replaced with the ... loading indicator. http://vertigosoftware.com/ Win Merge WinMerge is an Open Source visual text file differencing and merging tool for Win32 platforms. It is highly useful for determining what has changed between project versions, and then merging changes between versions. http://winmerge.org/index.php (view more)

Wed
22
Aug
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Vista Still Not a Priority for Business

A new study by Forrester Research shows that businesses that had been thinking of making a quick move to Microsoft Windows Vista seem to be doing an about-face and delaying deployment. In a report issued this week, Forrester analyst Benjamin Gray ... said "IT managers are finding themselves pulling back their initial Windows Vista deployment plans." Forrester did note that it's not like most businesses are really going to skip over Vista. "For the vast majority of businesses, Windows Vista is a matter of when and how, not if. This is thanks in large part to Microsoft's dominance in the corporate ... (view more)

Thu
16
Aug
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'Raycasting Game Maker', and '10 Things You Can Do When Windows Xp Won'T Boot'

Raycasting Game Maker The Raycasting Game Maker is a free, easy-to-use game editor that creates simple raycasting games in the style of Wolfenstein 3D. The finished game needs only two files to run, an executable and a pak file with the game data. ... The game runs in a sizable window and supports 16, 24 and 32 bit color mode. http://www.bithandler.com/ 10 Things You Can Do When Windows XP Won't Boot If your computer powers up okay, but the Windows XP operating system won't boot properly, you have some troubleshooting ahead of you. Here's a look at the likely culprits and what you can do to fix ... (view more)

Wed
18
Jul
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Down on Vista Down Under

So, we've read all about Windows Vista in North America. Despite selling some 40 million plus copies, it's generally considered a work in progress (with many consumers avoiding the new Microsoft product altogether). But, what's the mood in other ... parts of the world? In Australia, Queensland Purchasing, part of the Queensland Department of Public Works, procured bids to purchase desktop computers, portable computers and servers for 26 agencies. All the computers are required to be supplied with Windows XP SP2 licenses, Microsoft Office 2003 and media. (Source: InterGovWorld.com ) The department ... (view more)

Wed
18
Jul
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'Seconfig Xp', and 'Create A Custom Windows Taskbar Toolbar'

Seconfig Xp Seconfig XP is a security configuration utility for boasting the following features: Able to close ports 135, 137-139 and 445 on most systems. These ports (more exactly -- Windows components running behind them) are the major entry point ... in Windows systems for most worms, hackers etc. Seconfig XP simply configures these Windows components not to use TCP/IP as a transport protocol (to leave those ports closed). http://seconfig.sytes.net/ Create A Custom Windows Taskbar Toolbar A demonstration on how to create a custom Windows toolbar for quick access to frequently-used folders and ... (view more)

Fri
13
Jul
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'Clean Mem Xp', and 'Easy Flv To Avi Converter'

Clean Mem Xp Clean Mem Xp can improve system performance, clean memory, set cache, show system status and system info. Not only that, it'll detail CPU usage, processes, memory status, and information on your drives. ... http://fotis2.web1000.com/utilities.htm#cleanmemxp Easy Flv To Avi Converter Video and audio utility to convert Flash into AVI files, including MP3 sound. http://www.hihisoft.com/media/ (view more)

Wed
04
Jul
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Microsoft Simplifies XP Rollback

Although chairman and recent Harvard graduate Bill Gates has bragged that Microsoft has shipped its new operating system, Windows Vista, some 40 million times, there has been much criticism of the product. That's not news. However, word that ... Microsoft will offer more simplified methods of "downgrading" new systems to Windows XP, is. Much to the company's chagrin, customers have demanded that newly purchased computers ship with the outgoing operating system XP rather than Vista, which took some ten years to create. (Source: networkworld.com ) The new, XP-friendly initiative will help customers ... (view more)

Tue
26
Jun
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Deconstructing Windows Vista

Flashback to late January 2007 -- Microsoft releases Windows Vista consumer versions of their "latest and greatest" new operating system (OS) with the marketing hype of "the wow is now". The Vista web site even offers 100 reasons you'll be ... speechless. The top reason? "It makes using your pc a breeze" (provided your computer runs once you've installed Vista). Your chances of effectively using Vista improve if you purchase a new computer with the finicky operating system already loaded. Upgrading older computers is a waste of time and money. Unfortunately for Microsoft, their marketing tactics ... (view more)

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