Monthly Archives: October 2009

Windows 7 has landed..

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.. and is now available to the general public finally. This is the Microsoft Canada website.. http://www.microsoft.com/canada/windows/default.aspx There is a link on the web site for the heavily discounted Windows 7 Home Premium Family Pack which includes THREE upgrade licenses. If you want to upgrade your home network, now would be a very good time.… Continue reading Windows 7 has landed..

It’s the fault of the testers..

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Own up now please. Were you a Vista tester? If so, why didn’t you tell Microsoft about the problems? Forgotten what they were already? UAC.. you ask nicely and are still told ‘NO’.. DRM.. Listen to music? On your own MP3 player? Hahahahaha Calculating the time to calculate how long the transfer of a 26k… Continue reading It’s the fault of the testers..

You have your downloaded .ISO file. Now what do you do?

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Level – Beginner First, store it somewhere safe. An external hard drive is an excellent choice. Create a folder for it and label it in a way which will remind you NOT to delete it. If you don’t have an external drive, burn it to a DVD and label it ‘name of whatever it is… Continue reading You have your downloaded .ISO file. Now what do you do?

Change your passwords..

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In light of the recent password scare re web based Messenger and mail accounts, change your passwords at your earliest convenience. That is another way of saying ‘NOW’.. Please note that you will have to log into your account with your old password initially.. Yahoo http://help.yahoo.com/l/us/yahoo/edit/id_password/edit-13.html MSN https://account.live.com/changepassworddl.aspx AIM http://help.channels.aol.com/kjump.adp?articleId=218553 ICQ http://www.icq.com/support/security/icqlite/password.html Google http://mail.google.com/support/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=6567