Posts Tagged ‘ Vista ’

Windows XP and Vista with a new security problem in QuickTime

Researchers have discovered a new security problem with the QuickTime for Windows, and this time assure us that allows seizing the PCs infected. Users of OS X did not have to worry, since it is exclusively a problem with XP and Vista. Using the same tactic of creating a QuickTime specially designed, and placing it in a web page, the hacker can control the PC, even launch applications. Researchers have decided not to publish details to avoid a disaster; safe that Apple has begun to investigate the problem, and a patch reaches us shortly.

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You can now download Windows Vista SP1 (English)

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Officially, it will not be available until March, but now it seems that the Windows Vista SP1 what you can download from the same server from this link

This is a little secret that we have uncovered a user of WinBeta… has a size of 1.2GB on Windows systems 32bits/64bits Vista.

Windows Vista SP1 and Windows Server 2008 are already complete

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The Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has communicated to financial analysts on Monday that Microsoft has already completed the development of the two main products of the company: the Windows Vista SP1 and Windows Server 2008.

“Both products have stared since today”, Ballmer has comunicated some big Deployments business Windows Vista, including Continental Airlines, which currently are in a process of improvement of approximately 10,000 systems . Continue reading

Snag Vista Ultimate for free, in exchange for your privacy

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Microsoft’s been keeping its record pretty clean of late, but we suppose it couldn’t end the year without a parting shot meant to cheese off the ultra-private, Microsoft-eats-children types. The company’s latest diabolical plan involves giving away free copies of Windows Vista Ultimate, Office Ultimate ’07, Money Plus Premium, Encarta Premium or Streets and Trips — scary, we know. All you need to do is fill out a few surveys now and then, and download a little app that lets Microsoft watch your every move for three months. If you can manage to be a good little pod person for that long, you get a free copy of whatever software title you selected in the mail. But really, can you put a price on dignity? Exactly, you can’t, so sign us up!

[Via NotebookReview]

TheWorld Browser 2.1 Beta

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TheWorld Browser is a tiny, fast, yet free, secure and powerful web browser. It features multi-tabbed with multi-threaded frame browser.

TheWorld Browser is compatible with Microsoft Internet Explorer. It is designed for Microsoft Windows OS, supports windows 98/me/2000/xp/vista. Continue reading

Windows Vista Plus Pack


Vista Plus PackMicrosoft is finalizing the launch of a pack of utilities for Windows Vista.
Originally scheduled for February 15, the pack will include new features for Windows Aero, four new games, an impressive interface to allow multiple tasks simultaneously, and animations view of all open applications and documents.

It also provides the operating system for a new search module capable of locating content throughout the system.
Finally will also include Windows Touch Tablet and all the functionality of Windows Media Center.

Of course payment, a likely price of 39.99 dollars.

Vista pirated half as much as XP, Microsoft rejoices

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While it admits it’s not possible to pin down an exact number, Microsoft has let out word today that it estimates the counterfeit rate of Vista to be about half that of XP, a figure that it seems to be more than pleased with. Of course, one could interpret those numbers in slightly less positive ways, but Microsoft claims the sharp dip in piracy is due to Vista’s amped up authentication system, which it says is a “proven and effective way to combat piracy.” Continue reading