Archive for October, 2005

Oct 19 2005

Hands-free cell phone while driving

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I’m not sure that’s even the right term, is it? Connecticut passed a law that became effective on October 1st and a violation will get you a $100 ticket. So, I’ve been wearing a headset and to be honest with you, I find wearing a headset all the time much more distracting that talking on […]

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Oct 19 2005

Firefox Surpasses 100 Million Downloads!

October 19, 2005, (Mountain View, CA). The Mozilla Corp. extends 100 million “Thank you’s” to Firefox community members for reigniting innovation on the Web. As the browser’s first anniversary approaches this November, Firefox adoption numbers have exceeded expectations with more than 100 million downloads since Firefox’s introduction in 2004. Firefox’s download success is a direct […]

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Oct 18 2005

Beware of “Windows XP SP3 Preview download”

Published by under Microsoft,Security

Why? There is no such animal.

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Oct 14 2005

Issues with Microsoft Security Bulletin MS05-051

Published by under Microsoft,Security

On a computer that is running Microsoft XP, Microsoft Windows 2000 Server, or Windows Server 2003, one or more problems may occur after you install the critical update that is discussed in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS05-051. These problems include the following: . The Windows Installer service may not start. The Windows Firewall Service may not […]

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Oct 11 2005

Microsoft MVP for 2005-2006!

Published by under FrontPage,Microsoft

I been awarded again as a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional for FrontPage – this is my fifth year and I think it’s going to be the best one ever! Of course, the first time was real exciting, especially since I was the first ever female FrontPage MVP. But the upcoming year looks like it’s going […]

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Oct 11 2005

Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for October, 2005

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Bulletin Summary:http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/ms05-Oct.mspxCritical Bulletins:Vulnerability in DirectShow Could Allow Remote Code Execution (904706)http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/ms05-050.mspx Vulnerabilities in MSDTC and COM+ Could Allow Remote Code Execution (902400)http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/ms05-051.mspx Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (896688)http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/ms05-052.mspxImportant Bulletins:Vulnerability in the Client Services for Netware Could Allow Remote Code Execution (899589)http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/ms05-046.mspx Vulnerability in Plug and Play Could Allow Remote Code Execution and Local Elevation […]

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Oct 07 2005

Google launches a Newsreader

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Is there anything that Google doesn’t do? Today, they launched a web-based newsreader, Google Reader. I tried it today at work, subscribing to a couple feeds. Tonight, at home, I fired it up again, and because it’s tied to my gmail account, it knew about the feeds I had already subscribed to, and read. Could […]

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Oct 03 2005

“Office 12″ will do PDF and the PDFs will be accessible

At the MVP Summit, Steven Sinofsky, senior vice president of Microsoft(r) Office at Microsoft Corp., made a major announcement about the next version of Office – currently known as “Office 12″. PDF support will be built into Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher, OneNote, Visio, and InfoPath – and yes, the PDF documents will be accessible. […]

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