Tag: System software

11
Jan

Rogue Security Programs and How You Can Avoid Them

If you think all anti-virus programs you spot are for your protection, you need to change your opinion. There are plenty of rogue security softwares or fake anti-virus programs out there that provide you with little or no protection at all. Also known as scarewares, most of these misleading programs even facilitate the installation of malicious code that they claim

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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…

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…

1
Mar

Helpful Time Saving Tips With Windows 7

Business professionals lead hectic lives, and they are always on the lookout for ways to save time and increase their productivity. If you use Windows, there are a few tips that can make life a little bit easier on you as you do your day-to-day tasks. They may not save hours, but a few minutes…

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