Monthly Archives: February 2006

Australian daylight saving time update for Windows operating systems in 2006

Mate, you need to change your clocks… The Commonwealth Games are scheduled to be held in Melbourne, Australia during March 2006. Several Australian states have changed the date on which daylight saving time changes to standard time. These states are … Continue reading

Posted in 483 | Leave a comment

Microsoft’s Valentine’s Patch Day

This month’s security updates affect Microsoft Windows, Windows Media Player, Microsoft Office, and Internet Explorer, a component of Windows. To update your home computer, go to the Microsoft Update Web site to scan your computer for the needed updates. If … Continue reading

Posted in 485 | Leave a comment

Microsoft released Windows Defender (Beta 2)

Windows Defender (Beta 2) is a free program that helps protect your computer against pop-ups, slow performance, and security threats caused by spyware and other unwanted software. It features Real-Time Protection, a monitoring system that recommends actions against spyware when … Continue reading

Posted in 481 | Leave a comment

Internet Explorer ActiveX update

Microsoft is releasing a software update to Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 for Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 and for Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1. This update changes the way in which Internet Explorer handles some Web pages … Continue reading

Posted in 481 | Leave a comment

End of support for Windows 98 and Windows Me

Attention all Windows 98 and Windows ME users. Effective June 30, 2006 will bring a close to Extended Support for Windows 98, Windows 98 Second Edition, and Windows Me as part of the Microsoft Lifecycle Policy. Microsoft will retire public … Continue reading

Posted in 483 | Leave a comment

Windows OneCare Live

Microsoft Announces Pricing and Licensing Details for Windows OneCare LiveYesterday Microsoft announced final licensing and pricing information for its soon-to-be-released Windows OneCareTM Live, the all-in-one, automatic and self-updating PC care service aimed at helping consumers more easily protect and maintain … Continue reading

Posted in 2054 | Leave a comment