Tag: System software

13
Nov

Mac OS X Snow Leopard: The XP of Apple

According to a recent survey, the majority of Apple users still continue to use Snow Leopard as their favorite operating system. This is an interesting finding since the OS X Mountain Lion has been around for a while, which has …

16
Oct

Sneak Peek with Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 3

What is in upcoming Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 service pack 3? Microsoft officials recently announced that the Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 3 is almost ready. They also mentioned their plan to release the new service pack 3 or SP3 by the first quarter of 2013 as well. Meanwhile, they had no problems in…

4
Oct

Problems and solutions when you upgrade Windows 7

It’s critical to keep your Windows operating system updated in order to keep it running properly. There are thousands of threats, viruses and malware that can attack your computer through the Internet, a pen drive or any other medium. If you keep Windows 7 updated on a regular basis, you can easily avoid these. But…

19
Sep

Will your business be more secure if you abandon Internet Explorer?

The german government urges residents to abandon Internet Explorer and Microsoft scrambles to find a fix. Late Sep. 17, 2012, Microsoft detected a bug in its Internet Explorer 9 browser. The bug could make users’ computers vulnerable to cyber attacks and viruses. Because Internet Explorer 9 is one of the most popular browsers around, this…

17
Sep

Microsoft discards a number of popular Forefront Enterprise Security products

Yes, you read correctly. Microsoft’s axes have now fallen on a number of Forefront enterprise security products. Microsoft has already ceased some of its mainstream programs in order to make its product line more streamlined. Now, the company has stopped working on a number of Forefront enterprise security products and plans to integrate those security…

11
Sep

Bring back start button in Windows 8 with Start8 app

The new Windows has a bunch of new surprises in it, among which the Metro inspired user interface is the most prominent. The drastically changed interface received mixed feedback from users. While many liked it, others simply despised that. The reason behind their frustration is the missing start button that the people have become so…

4
Sep

Crisis: Threatening Your Virtual Machines

The virtual machines and networks have been free from any malware attack and threats so far. However, we have recently found a new breed of malware that can not only attack Windows and Mac OS X but also infect other environments including virtual machines as well. This malware is known as Crisis or Morcut which…

10
Aug

Simplified Windows 8 Printing: Desktop, Metro and RT

Guess what device is missing in Window’s Device Manager.  It’s a device we use with computers yet it’s not there.  It’s the printer.  Printers’ properties are not malleable enough to be mixed with other devices.  This shows in the accumulation of printer drivers.  The main types of Windows 8: Desktop, Metro and RT (Windows for…

12
Jul

Warning From Microsoft – Windows 7 and Vista Sidebar Gadgets

Thanks for Sophos Naked Security for this head’s up Users of Windows Vista and Windows 7 have been advised to completely disable their Windows Sidebar and Gadgets, in response to what appears to be a serious security risk. The Windows Sidebar is a vertical bar that can appear at the side of your desktop, containing…

9
Jun

Microsoft to Issue Batch of System Patches

Microsoft gave advanced noticed in a post on the company’s Security Tech Center page that it will issue a security bulletin and patches on Jun. 12, 2012. Seven patches in all will be issued to correct problems that are coded as either critical – the highest security threat level – or important – the second…

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