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Sticky: Your desktop background.
Posts your desktp background here :D/ [img:5151ae3851]
Mon Jun 30, 2008 10:50 am, schmidtbag
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Sticky: [ Poll ] Vista Final has hit. which version are you getting?
Home Basic: Home Basic is intended for budget users not requiring advanced media support for home us...
Mon Mar 31, 2008 1:00 pm, schmidtbag
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Sticky: Windows Funny Interactive Flash animations!
Mon Dec 25, 2006 12:57 pm, Editorial Team

Sticky: Do not post Hardware here
Please Post Hardware topics in: [url=]Hardware Netw...
Mon Aug 07, 2006 8:41 pm, Jakob

Exposed Windows Minesweeper actually cheats
I wrote a very simple program to read Minesweeper\'s memory anddisplay a grid showing where the bombs...
Fri Jul 04, 2008 6:05 am, Editorial Team

Official: Windows 7 date is confirmed (Windows Vienna)
Bill Gates may have only just saidhis goodbyes, but the Microsoft machine keeps on running with thec...
Sun Jun 29, 2008 6:43 am, Editorial Team

Microsoft to send high-speed net traffic over whitespace
Microsoft has a [URL=
Tue Jun 17, 2008 5:12 am, Editorial Team

Windows Server 2008 bundles get public preview
Microsoft today announced that it will launch a “public preview” program for two of its ...
Wed May 14, 2008 4:55 am, Editorial Team

RM to push new HP sub-laptop to schools
RM has been signed up as HP’s only UK distie for its 2133 Mini-Note laptop intended for the educatio...
Mon May 12, 2008 10:22 am, Editorial Team

Windows Server 2008 is better than Vista, but why?
IT infrastructure [URL=]veteran[/URL] Mark Wilson [URL=http://w...
Sat May 03, 2008 7:25 pm, Editorial Team

Who downgrade from Vista to XP? This is why...
blogged a while back on how a Vista upgrade effectively rendered my old desktop machine useless for ...
Thu May 01, 2008 2:45 am, hammer2k2

Stupid Internal Official Microsoft Vista Music Video Leaked
Stupid Internal Microsoft Vista SP1 Video where a hired Bruce Springsteen band must sings the praise...
Mon Apr 28, 2008 1:57 pm, Editorial Team

Windows XP SP3 released (official announcement)
[quote:fe6fe88e61] Today we are happy toannounce that Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) has release...
Wed Apr 23, 2008 2:56 pm, schmidtbag

Instant Messengers
Which Instant Messenger(s) do you use? Recently, I\'ve been looking into several Multi-IMs (insta...
Fri Apr 18, 2008 7:50 am, schmidtbag

Amazingly powerful and cheap recordable multi-desktop
Ever wanted to have 2 desktops for Windows but didn\'t want to use 2 separate monitors? Have you eve...
Mon Apr 14, 2008 8:19 pm, schmidtbag

Problem booting Vista!
Basically, I can\'t boot Vista either from my HDD or from the Vista DVD. I tried out Ubuntu 6....
Sat Mar 22, 2008 10:27 am, schmidtbag

HDD slowdown when booting when XP logo shows... fix.
If, like I had on one of my PCs, you have a 3min+ or slower boot time where Windows XP seems to sit ...
Fri Mar 21, 2008 2:45 pm, schmidtbag

i used xp,xp x64, now using vista!!! my spec is intel pentium D 3.2 GHz 1024 mb of DDR ram 256m...
Mon Mar 10, 2008 1:03 pm, schmidtbag

[ Poll ] What do you prefer?
What OS do you prefer, what do you use it for, and why do you prefer it over the other choices? I ...
Thu Jan 31, 2008 6:51 pm, AtariST

Vista Security Updates already/Security doubted! Gates Denys
Vista is \'more secure\' says Gates [url=][...
Tue Jan 29, 2008 1:26 pm, schmidtbag

Save Windows XP campaign launched by magazine
[b:81a313bacd]INFOWORLD[/b:81a313bacd] has launched a petition to save Windows XP – basedon the news...
Fri Jan 18, 2008 7:38 am, Editorial Team

Windows Mobile 6.1 and 7.0 will take on iPhone with FEATURES
Windows Mobile, like Windows itself, has had a checkered history. Earlyversions were maligned as bei...
Fri Jan 18, 2008 6:39 am, Editorial Team

CES 2008: Microsofts 2007 sales figures product by product
The consumer electronics industry\'s big annual bash in Las Vegasgot off to its usual start on Sunday...
Sat Jan 12, 2008 6:26 pm, Editorial Team

Viral video: Microsoft Vista speech recognition gone wrong
Got to write a quick program to do a little text processing? No problem, just hammer out a Perl scri...
Sun Dec 30, 2007 9:17 pm, Editorial Team

Best Windows Errors ever
Since I switched to Mac, I don’t get much of these silly software errors. I think I\'m nos...
Mon Dec 24, 2007 7:24 pm, Editorial Team

New Products for Windows IT Pros and Server Admins
Monitor Network Systems [b:4add35e07e]ActiveXperts Network Monitor[/b:4add35e07e] [URL=http://...
Fri Dec 21, 2007 2:59 pm, Editorial Team

XP Service Pack 3 release candidate ready to download
After reporting [URL=windows-xp-service-pack-3-leaked-details-t13548]Windows XP Service Pack 3 Leake...
Thu Dec 20, 2007 10:33 am, Editorial Team

IE8 goes on an Acid2 trip; beta due in first half of 2008
Since getting Internet Explorer 7 out the door in [URL=
Thu Dec 20, 2007 10:01 am, Editorial Team

Windows Tip: Faster Shutdowns Using the Run Dialog
[img:11557eb862][/img:11557eb862] [b:1155...
Tue Dec 18, 2007 4:36 am, Editorial Team

Windows XP Service Pack 3 Leaked Details!
Not only is Windows XP Service Pack 3 alive and kicking, but Microsoft also managed to leak details ...
Mon Dec 17, 2007 6:06 pm, Editorial Team

Microsoft folds-in Multimap for '$50m'
Global OS leviathan Microsoft has continued buying trendy stuff,announcing that it had bought UK ad-...
Thu Dec 13, 2007 5:33 pm, Editorial Team

Microsoft's Office Live Workspace nets mixed reviews
As web technologies continue their march in offering more power, flexibility and collaborative featu...
Wed Dec 12, 2007 5:14 pm, Editorial Team

Internet Exporer 8.0 Screenshots and Features
A person at has posted some of the images saying that the images actually are that of In...
Sun Dec 09, 2007 7:39 am, Editorial Team

AIM on Gmail Chat Now Live
Gmail and AIM are finally offering unified chat, leveraging the Open AIM framework. After first anno...
Tue Dec 04, 2007 5:24 pm, Editorial Team

Messenger 9, GTalk integration, Messenger API and OSX client
[URL=]In a presentation to the Georgia Institute of Techno...
Sat Dec 01, 2007 3:52 pm, Editorial Team

Microsoft Releases Windows Live Software Suite
Microsoft\'\'s Windows Live brand of software and services has sputtered along for much of the last tw...
Thu Nov 22, 2007 5:12 am, Editorial Team

Windows Home Server Gets Serious
Back in May at Microsoft\'s Windows Hardware Engineering Conference, [URL=
Fri Nov 16, 2007 7:31 am, Editorial Team

Microsoft to launch test build of Internet Explorer refresh
Following its August settlement of a long-standing patent dispute with Eolas, Microsoft is readying ...
Fri Nov 09, 2007 9:20 pm, Editorial Team

Microsoft Unified Communications shuns G.722 wideband
Microsoft [URL=]launched[/URL] its [URL=http://www.mi...
Fri Nov 02, 2007 9:19 pm, Editorial Team

Which desktop calendar?
OK, I\'m going be buying a new laptop to use at school, and I need a decent organiser/calendar appli...
Wed Oct 31, 2007 5:15 am, Editorial Team

PCs come to a standstill MS force install desktop search
Something seems to have gone horribly wrong in an untold number of IT departments on Wednesday after...
Sat Oct 27, 2007 7:12 am, Editorial Team

Completely uninstall Windows Desktop search (any version)
[b:03bba9e373]Uninstalling Windows Desktop Search[/b:03bba9e373] When uninstalling Windows Deskto...
Sat Oct 27, 2007 7:10 am, Editorial Team

Windows Vista SP1 and Windows XP SP3 due in Q1 '08
The first service pack for Windows Vista is on its way, and PC Magazine has a preview of an early pr...
Tue Oct 09, 2007 5:02 pm, Editorial Team

Vista Business, XP Pro sales down in Europe
Market research firm Context has released [URL=,1000000121,3928977...
Fri Oct 05, 2007 12:25 pm, William Tildesley

Vista Problems, help me out.
Crashes left right and centre, and causes BSOD every 15 minutes or so. Everytime windows error repor...
Thu Oct 04, 2007 6:54 am, mattsimplebored

Microsoft downplays stealth Windows Update
Microsoft has sought to downplay the recent, but unpublicized, automatic update of system files on W...
Sun Sep 16, 2007 6:59 pm, Editorial Team

Microsoft's Open Source Trashware
I recently took a look at Microsoft\'s most active open-source projects and—there\'s no polite way t...
Sun Sep 02, 2007 4:13 pm, Editorial Team

Access your stuff anywhere with Windows Home Server
In a first of many posts coming on Windows Home Server, I\'d like to start off touching base on acces...
Mon Aug 20, 2007 8:24 pm, Editorial Team

why Windows vista doesnt supports all devices?
do u have any answer? Bassically I Dont have any answer!! But it is so bad! I have an Ati Radeo...
Mon Aug 06, 2007 8:52 pm, szmitek

Skylight - Quicksilver for PC!
Many mac users will have heard of Quicksilver, for those who don’t Quicksilver is an applicati...
Sun Aug 05, 2007 12:40 pm, defukt

- Windows XP Pro 64 Question -
I was just wondering if it is possible to use my Windows XP Pro 32 key when installing Windows XP Pr...
Sun Jul 29, 2007 10:07 am, Hiroki

Microsoft is 'young', 'innovative', 'cutting edge'.
[URL=]From BusinessWeek[/URL] [quote:f6...
Sun Jul 29, 2007 5:39 am, szmitek

MyFilms - Movies Organizer & Player With Subs
MyFilms is your perfect companion for working with downloaded movies. Easily retrieve movie inform...
Fri Jun 29, 2007 10:51 am, Americano

Unusually high explorer.exe memory usuage
I have 2GB of RAM and a generally decent PC however explorer.exe is often using around 80,000K memor...
Mon Jun 25, 2007 12:16 pm, Herrbach

Get the Vista Screensavers for XP (Bubbles, Aurora, Mystify)
Windows Vista ships with some lovely screensavers like the Bubbles, Mystify, Ribbons and our favorit...
Sun Jun 24, 2007 4:38 pm, Editorial Team

Spore (and Will Wright) Spore may not be complete, but work on the game h...
Sat Jun 23, 2007 8:12 pm, Editorial Team

Microsoft's Windows Marketplace: 'Ubuntu is perfect!' wow!!
This is too funny not to show you. Microsoft has a site for downloads of various software products, ...
Sat Jun 23, 2007 5:52 pm, Editorial Team

Antitrust Complaints Prompt Changes to Vista
Microsoft has agreed to make changes to its Windows Vista operating system in response to a complain...
Fri Jun 22, 2007 7:05 pm, Editorial Team

Aero Vista in XP?
Well,I haven\'t yet tried it,so can\'t say what will really happen.But I shall definately try it on m...
Tue Jun 19, 2007 9:03 am, sa_rocky

The best definitive antivirus survey - 'Antivir 7' is best
[quote:79b5d5947e]The following products were used in the last comparative (with best possible setti...
Sun Jun 17, 2007 12:45 pm, Editorial Team

Remote Desktop Gadget for Windows Vista
Sat Jun 16, 2007 8:53 am, Editorial Team

Windows XP to be retired in 2008
The BBC posted that Microsoft has stated that as of January 31, 2008, licenses for Windows XP will ...
Sat Jun 16, 2007 8:31 am, Editorial Team

Vista and IE 7 to receive 'critical' fixes on Patch Tuesday
Have you downloaded them? Microsoft is to issue four critical security fixes for this month\'s Pa...
Sat Jun 16, 2007 5:38 am, Editorial Team

The User Interface of Firefox 3: Features
Firefox 3 is going to provide a wide range of improvements to performance, stability, and security, ...
Sun Jun 03, 2007 5:24 pm, Knockout

Microsoft Surface table interfac - apple multi touch rip off
A little like innovations from Apple - [url=]Apple Mu...
Fri Jun 01, 2007 8:21 pm, Editorial Team

Windows Longhorn Resurrected and Available!
back in early 2002, as the operating system designed to succeed Windows XP. However, the 2002 Window...
Mon May 28, 2007 8:49 pm, Knockout

MS update patches patching... anyone with update problems?
[b:38b0f87608]Microsoft this week pushed out a patch to resolve a flaw in its patching system.[/b:38...
Sun May 27, 2007 9:27 pm, Editorial Team

How to remove the recording time limit in Sound Recoder...
I did some looking and found references on a few sites on how to increase the time limit by 60 incre...
Sat May 26, 2007 5:31 pm, Editorial Team

Unistalling Windows Movie Maker
Does anyone know how to unistall Windows Movie Maker? I\'ve been looking all over for a way to do it...
Fri May 25, 2007 4:29 am, Editorial Team

Gateway, LaCie and Medion join the Windows Home Server party
In addition to touting Vista sales, Mr. Gates also provided an update on their Windows Home Server (...
Wed May 16, 2007 10:19 am, Editorial Team

Hotmail is dead! Long live Hotmail! Web 2.0 Hotmail!
Microsoft\'s Hotmail has blossomed into a Web 2.0 service after going through an 11-year "ugly&q...
Mon May 14, 2007 7:12 am, Knockout

Microsoft oFone
How bad does Microsoft have Apple iPhone envy? I don\'t know, but a clever video announcing the relea...
Wed May 09, 2007 8:09 pm, Knockout

Guild Wars
Hi there, is anyone here playing this? I\'m playing Factions. I like the experience and the Alliance ...
Sat May 05, 2007 8:07 pm, Editorial Team

Increase the number of simultaneous downloads in IE7
Internet Explorer 7 will only allow you to download two files at one time. This limitation can prove...
Thu May 03, 2007 5:54 am, Vinod_javas

Promotional Windows 95 Video Starring Jennifer Aniston A promotional instructional Windows 95 video...
Sun Apr 29, 2007 3:59 pm, Editorial Team

No Audio Output in Vista? its damn!! i got an answer!!
This Reply was posted by me in
Sat Apr 28, 2007 10:47 am, sa_rocky

NVIDIA ForceWare Release 158 Windows Vista/XP
Check the changelog for details NVIDIA released ForceWare 158 series of drivers for Windows Vista a...
Fri Apr 27, 2007 2:54 pm, sa_rocky

It's official: Pirates crack Vista at last
Check it here:
Fri Apr 27, 2007 2:23 pm, sa_rocky

Give money to chairty - for every IM sent on live messenger
I found this quite interesting; I have seen the logo by a few peoples names, and I looked in to it. ...
Fri Apr 20, 2007 5:54 pm, softdel

PS3 Vs Vista!! Vista vs PS3!!
PS3 This Ps3 or so called Plasystation three got so great gaming engine and graphics!! some thing l...
Fri Apr 20, 2007 5:46 pm, softdel

Windows Vista Song (Offical from Microsoft India)
I thought I\'d go over to Microsoft India to see what was going on - and I saw in the top downloads, ...
Thu Apr 19, 2007 5:23 pm, Editorial Team

What u got from Windows Vista?
I got some >speed! >visual upgrades!! >Some crappy enhancements!! >Some minimize ...
Thu Apr 19, 2007 2:13 am, sa_rocky

Need a Windows XP key? Google can help!
Google will find all the Belarc Advisor Current Profile pages that organizations and people have pos...
Sun Apr 15, 2007 5:43 pm, Editorial Team

Cast of Characters for Word 2000 - Easter Egg!
1. Open Microsoft Word 2000 2. Press F1 or click the "Office Assistant" button 3. Unde...
Sun Apr 15, 2007 7:42 am, Editorial Team

Windows Live Messenger released for Xbox 360
...will you use it? Considering you\'ll have to buy a keyboard for your 360, if you do not already ha...
Thu Apr 12, 2007 5:59 pm, Editorial Team

[ Poll ] Microsoft Word is 18 years old - your experiences?
Microsoft PressPass has posted an interesting Q&A interview with Peter Pathe, Microsoft Corporat...
Thu Apr 12, 2007 5:41 pm, Editorial Team

Windows Movie Maker 2.6 for Vista
[b:c749db70ba]Overview[/b:c749db70ba] Movie Maker 2.6 is for Windows Vista users whose computer can...
Thu Apr 12, 2007 5:29 pm, Editorial Team

Are you a Vista Beta or RC user? June 1st is expiry date!
[b:7985c4ccda]Microsoft has begun reminding millions of testers of Windows Vista\'s beta and release...
Thu Apr 12, 2007 5:24 pm, Editorial Team

Windows XP built on Windows 3.1: Code extracts!
Windows XP is based in Windows 3.1! haha goto C:\Windows\system\setup.inf, and open it in notepad...
Mon Apr 09, 2007 8:28 pm, Kougar

thats it!!
I agree with this!! 299-340 $ for visual entertainment nothing more!! they should add some more li...
Mon Apr 09, 2007 7:19 pm, Editorial Team

Lets call it Hotmail... or Live mail?
Richard Sim, the Senior PM of Windows Live Mail, announced yesterday on his blog that they have deci...
Mon Apr 09, 2007 7:18 pm, Editorial Team

EU tells Microsoft to open its Windows
Microsoft will be forced to hand over sensitive technical information about the Windows operating sy...
Mon Apr 09, 2007 7:11 pm, Editorial Team

Windows Phone Users Get New Data Access Options
A new application manages XML-based data access forms created in Microsoft Office and wirelessly dis...
Mon Apr 09, 2007 7:08 pm, Editorial Team

Windows Vista and WGA activation has finally been cracked!
[size=9:8a38002496][i:8a38002496]We are reporting this for Discussion and news value only. iVirtua a...
Fri Apr 06, 2007 12:09 am, sa_rocky

Vista upgrades not so 'express' after all
- what are your experiences? Many voucher-waving Microsoft customers in Europe are still awaiting...
Thu Apr 05, 2007 8:53 pm, Editorial Team

Ben Heck's VCSp Rev 5.1 Portable Atari System
Benjamin Heckerdorn has been making consoles portable for a while, but who knew that he has been get...
Sat Mar 31, 2007 11:46 am, sa_rocky

Gaming's wife-o-meter
Nintendo\'s Shigeru Miyamoto confessed today that he used a "wife-o-meter" to test if gamin...
Sat Mar 31, 2007 12:29 am, bonfire-db

A 72 Hour Conversation with Microsoft (boring?)
Microsoft are to MIX07, it will disscuse: [quote:e105973468]The frontiers of the Web, boundaries ...
Fri Mar 30, 2007 8:27 pm, William Tildesley

Impressive, most impressive
For any cinema-loving, technology geek of a certain age visiting the home of Industrial Light and Ma...
Fri Mar 30, 2007 1:07 am, Vinod_javas

Microsoft Unveils Mobile Web Browser, IE for Mobile?
Microsoft Corp. late Wednesday unveiled a mobile Web browser aimed at making surfing the Internet on...
Thu Mar 29, 2007 3:58 pm, Editorial Team

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