Author Archives: Lee

About Lee

Lee is a computer enthusiast and technology writer.

Dell Computers

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An article has been released by mobilitytoday.com that some custom-built Dell computers are not compatible with Windows Vista. The main reason why the customized computers are not compatible is about the drivers of the peripherals. The XPS M1710 notebook computer and the XPS 710 desktop computer are two of Dell’s …

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More News on Windows Virtualization

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The Associated Press has released a news article about Microsoft restricting virtualization on their Windows operating systems. The main issue is that Parallels, a company that sells virtualization products, has a software that can run Windows XP and Windows Vista in the same computer at the same time. The catch …

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Run Windows And OS X At The Same Time

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A new software has been released by Parallels which lets a Mac computer run an emulated version of a Microsoft Windows operating system. The software is capable of running the new Windows Vista and it can also run old Windows versions including version 3.1 which was released over ten years …

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Catalyst 7.2 Drivers

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AMD has released Catalyst 7.2 drivers for ATI video cards. These drivers support models from 9500 to X1950 and it is the second driver package for Vista. A 21 to 48 percent performance increase is promised with these updated drivers. Both the 32-bit and 64-bit version of Vista are compatible …

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Windows Live Messenger

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A report has been released that Microsoft’s Windows Live Messenger contained an ad which tries to install malware to users who are using the Messenger program. “We apologise for the inconvenience and are reviewing our advertisement approval process to reduce the chance of an occurrence such as this happening again,” …

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RAM On Vista

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David Short of IBM says that Windows Vista’s minimum requirement of 512 MB “really isn’t realistic.” He says that users who wants to achieve optimum performance when using Microsoft’s latest operating system should have 4 GB of RAM on their PCs. Short warned that those who have 512 MB should …

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Malware On Pirated Vista Copies

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DriveSentry Inc. has released a report that about half of pirated copies of Vista contains malware. These copies are typically distributed on peer-to-peer programs according to John Lynch who is the vice president of sales and marketing for DriveSentry. Lynch also said that hackers are posting on message boards and …

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Attack On Home Routers

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A new test conducted by Symantec and the University of Indiana shows that an attacker with a malicious JavaScript code can take over one’s computer if the user has not changed the default password on their router for internet connection. The two things that must be in place in order …

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New Microsoft Office Vulnerability

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A new flaw has been found on the Microsoft Office software versions 2000 and XP. Just like the previous flaws that was patched in Office, this flaw lets attackers execute a code into someone’s PC if a person opens a malicious Office document. Microsoft just released a package of patches …

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Twelve Patches Released

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Microsoft has released twelve patches which fixes twenty vulnerabilities on their Windows operating system. Eleven of those patches are rated as critical and one of them is designed to patch the malware scanning engine which is used by various security softwares from Microsoft such as Windows OneCare and Windows Defender. …

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