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1: new post   "Extremely Critical " Secunia Security Advisory for Windows XP
"A vulnerability has been discovered in Microsoft Windows, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system."
Dec 29, 2005
2: new post   $100 Laptop (OLPC) Gets Windows XP or Linux
May 17, 2008
3: new post   A Big Microsoft O/S Patch Tuesday
"The list of patches was well beyond what I normally see, so I wasn't surprised to see 22 critical/important patches waiting for me at Windows Update."
Oct 13, 2010
4: new post   Back to Basics : Setting up a Home Network
" I have one desktop computer running Windows ME, one desktop computer running XP Pro, and a laptop running XP Home. I'm using a router and a cable modem to get them connected to the Internet. "
Dec 23, 2004
5: new post   Bill Gates Gives A Hint, Windows 7 May Come By 2010
"Microsoft boss Bill Gates has dropped a hint about the next version of Windows."
Apr 8, 2008
6: new post   Critical Windows Patch Today RCE
"Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer can detect whether your computer system requires this update. The update requires a restart."
Oct 23, 2008
7: new post   Dell Warns Customers About Vista Complications
"After a brief period of selling only Vista, Dell was forced to bring back Windows XP, since there remained a lot of demand for the old system. Now Dell is going even farther, as it's warning business customers about the difficult challenges that lay ahead of them if they decide to adopt Vista." -TechDirt
July 7, 2007
8: new post   EU Court Throws Out Microsoft's Antitrust Appeal
"The court upheld a record $689 million fine imposed on Microsoft as part of the original decision."
Sept 17, 2007
9: new post   EU hits Microsoft with new fine: Euro280.5 million ($357 million)
"The European Union today fined Microsoft Euro280.5 million ($357 million) for failing to obey a 2004 antitrust ruling and has threatened new fines of Euro3 million a day starting on July 31."
July 12, 2006
10: new post   Error: "Symantec Service Framework Has Encountered a Problem and Needs to Close.."
"Basically, this has kept me tied up on and off for days of my time over the past few weeks, this week almost entirely."
Aug 26, 2009
11: new post   Five Reasons To Love (And Hate) Windows Vista
Nov 30, 2006
12: new post   Free Anti-Spyware Windows Defender Out of Beta
Microsoft has released the first non-beta version of the the Windows Defender product. Formerly known as Windows Antispyware, this product works with Windows XP and Windows 2003, and will be available in Vista versions as well.
Oct 25, 2006
13: new post   Gartner says: Don't Expect Vista Until 2Q 2007
Microsoft's long awaited and overdue operating system may be pushed even further into next year before release.
May 3, 2006
14: new post   Gates Launches Vista and Office 2007 In New York
"In a spacious hotel suite near Grand Central Station, Chairman Bill Gates seemed at ease, and he smiled frequently during an interview with The Seattle Times on Monday. For good reason. At long last, his company's two biggest products -- Windows Vista and Office 2007 -- are done and on the market. Time to party. And get the sales pitch on."
Jan 30, 2007
15: new post   Hackers Go For Systems With Unpatched XP Bug
"To avoid falling victim, Microsoft advised users to turn off the part of the Help and Support system that is vulnerable."
July 1, 2010
16: new post   IE Won't Be Bundled With Windows 7 In Europe
"Bowing to European competition rules, Microsoft Windows 7 will ship without Internet Explorer."
June 12, 2009
17: new post   Is Windows Near The End Of Its Run?
"Windows Vista and Office 2007, according to industry analysts, may be the last time Microsoft can really cash in on these lucrative personal computer products, as software is increasingly distributed, developed and used on the Internet."
Oct 16, 2006
18: new post   JPEG Vulnerability in Windows Software
"Microsoft has issued a warning about a critical vulnerability in Windows that could let carefully crafted pictures act as bearers of malicious code."
Sept 16, 2004
19: new post   MSN buys a VoIP Company
"Microsoft's online portal MSN said Tuesday it has acquired Teleo, a San Francisco-based VoIP provider, for an undisclosed sum."
Aug 31, 2005
20: new post   McAfee Update Shutting Down Corporate XP Machines Worldwide
"Computers in companies, hospitals and schools around the world got stuck repeatedly rebooting themselves Wednesday after an antivirus program identified a normal Windows file as a virus."
Apr 22, 2010
21: new post   Microsoft Allows Users To Run On A Virtual Machine
"Microsoft on Monday changed its mind again, saying it will allow users to run Vista Home Basic and Vista Home Premium as guest operating systems on a virtual machine."
Jan 22, 2008
22: new post   Microsoft Delays Windows 7 Beta Due to Traffic
"Due to very heavy traffic we're seeing as a result of interest in the Windows 7 Beta, we are adding some additional infrastructure support to the Microsoft.com properties before we post the public beta,"
Jan 10, 2009
23: new post   Microsoft Delays Windows XP Service Pack 3
Microsoft is delaying the release of Service Pack 3 for Windows XP users due to a "compatibility issue"
May 1, 2008
24: new post   Microsoft Eiger - New Thin Client in Testing
"...putting the bulk of control into one server introduces a single point of failure. If the server goes down, everyone connected to it goes down"
May 16, 2005
25: new post   Microsoft Extends XP Purchase Deadline to 30 June 2008
"Microsoft is extending by five months the deadline to buy Windows XP at retail or with a new PC."
Sept 28, 2007
26: new post   Microsoft Finalizes Windows XP Service Pack 3
"Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) has released to manufacturing (RTM). Windows XP SP3 bits are now working their way through our manufacturing channels to be available to OEM and Enterprise customers."
Apr 23, 2008
27: new post   Microsoft Gives Linux a Virtual Hug
"After years of hoping to crush Linux, Microsoft is trying to show it can get along with its open-source rival."
July 18, 2006
28: new post   Microsoft Launches Windows Vista Beta 1 - Code Name Longhorn
"Microsoft has made available the first Windows Vista beta to developers and IT professionals, following the announcement of the name of its next generation operating system, Windows Vista (previously code-named 'Longhorn')."
Aug 14, 2005
29: new post   Microsoft Lifeline for Older PCs
"Microsoft on Wednesday revealed software that turns older PCs into more modern and secure systems, but in the process also makes them less than full-fledged computers.
July 12, 2006
30: new post   Microsoft Makes Virtual PC Free
"Users can download the Virtual PC 2004 Service Pack 1 software from the Microsoft web site. The software allows users to run multiple instances of operating systems on a single computer, allowing users to test a new development environment or simply try out a new configuration without changing the underlying OS."
July 17, 2006
31: new post   Microsoft Offers Cash for Wikipedia Edit
"Microsoft landed in the Wikipedia doghouse Tuesday after it offered to pay a blogger to change technical articles on the community-produced Web encyclopedia site.
Jan 24, 2007
32: new post   Microsoft Offers To Support Vista SP1 Installations For Free
"We are offering free-of-charge support to anyone who is having issues installing Windows Vista SP1,"
Mar 25, 2008
33: new post   Microsoft Offers Workaround for Zero-Day Exploit
"The vulnerability disclosed Monday affects Internet Explorer users whose computers run the Windows XP or Windows Server 2003 operating software."
July 8, 2009
34: new post   Microsoft Opening Up Windows A Lot Wider
"Microsoft laid out a dozen competitive principles Wednesday governing Windows Vista and all future versions of its desktop operating-system software, the ubiquitous product that has been the subject of fierce antitrust battles for more than a decade."
July 20, 2006
35: new post   Microsoft Patch Tuesday (14th April) To Have 5 Critical Fixes
"Microsoft will provide updates addressing critical remote code execution vulnerability in Internet Explorer, Windows, and Office, and less severe vulnerabilities in Windows and Microsoft's Forefront Edge Security."
Apr 11, 2009
36: new post   Microsoft Patch Tuesday Massive Update
"...to plug 40 security vulnerabilities across a number of products, including critical bugs impacting Internet Explorer and Microsoft Windows."
Dec 15, 2010
37: new post   Microsoft Patches 18 Security Flaws in Windows, Office
"... released seven security updates to address 18 separate flaws in its Windows operating systems and Office software, including 13 problems that earned a "critical" severity rating..."
July 12, 2006
38: new post   Microsoft Plans Monster Patch Tuesday, Oct 13
"The company will ship a total of 13 updates next week..."
Oct 12, 2009
39: new post   Microsoft Posts Release Candidate Windows XP SP3
"Microsoft Corp. said today that it would post the release candidate of Windows XP Service Pack 3 to its download site tonight."
Dec 19, 2007
40: new post   Microsoft Preps Google Pack Response
"Microsoft's latest Windows Live offering is for the most part not a new service at all, but rather a one-time download that includes a subset of the available Live applications, much like the Google Pack."
Aug 30, 2006
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