Monthly Archives: August 2006

Microsoft Releases Windows Media Player 11 (Beta 2)

  What’s new in this release compared to the first beta? Fixing issues. Fixes have been made for issues that occurred in the first beta release of Windows Media Player 11 for Windows XP.   Additional online stores. More online stores … Continue reading

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Protect Your Children with Microsoft’s Family Safety from Windows Live OneCare

Family Safety from Windows Live OneCare gives you the tools you need to help protect your children from online content that you think is inappropriate. This service also lets you customize the Internet experience for you and your family. What … Continue reading

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How to “Remote Desktop” When Remote Desktop Is Disabled

As a Network Administrators, we use the Remote Desktop option for remote support — but sometimes Remote Desktop has been disabled on the remote computer and it needs to be restarted. Because you (should) have administrator rights to the remote comptuer … Continue reading

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Final Pricing for Microsoft Office 2007 & Windows Vista

A few days ago Microsoft’s Canadian website inadvertently released their pricing for Microsoft Office 2007 & Windows Vista. It was quickly removed. Amazon now has begun taking pre-orders for Windows Vista’s release in January.   Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate DVD-Rom $399.00 … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Free Madden NFL:07 Xbox Strategy Guides

Xbox Prima Guides: Lost in a particularly difficult level? Can’t figure out how to beat that one boss? Wish you knew how to unlock that last character? Prima has you covered with guides for all your favorite Xbox titles. The world’s … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s Windows Marketplace – Open for Business

I blogged about the new Windows Marketplace with Digital Locker a few weeks ago, and now they’re officially open for business! Choose your software:  Browse Windows Marketplace Labs and choose from a wide variety of software from hundreds of retailers. … Continue reading

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Microsoft Posts Pricing for Office 2007 & Windows Vista

Microsoft’s Canadian website has posted pricing for the upcoming Office 2007 and Windows Vista products. While it’s irresponsible to assume these will be also be our U.S. pricing – this does give use some estimate. Using Yahoo’s Currency Conversion – … Continue reading

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Microsoft Windows Vista Screenshots

The Minaddikts blog captured a smattering of screenshots of Microsoft’s upcoming Windows Vista (build 5536). The page takes a second to load all the screenshots; but since “a picture’s worth a 1,000 words,” the images quickly demonstrate many of the new … Continue reading

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How To YouTube with Microsoft’s Windows Movie Maker

A quick YouTube video, explaining how to make a quick YouTube video using Windows Movie Maker, using Windows Movie Maker.   NOTE: Ignore that the video uses the Spanish version of the software — the training is in English and easy to follow. … Continue reading

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FairUse4WM Removes Microsoft’s Windows Media DRM

From Engadget: "So far as the yet very quiet forums are claiming, a new app called FairUse4WM can be used to strip Windows Media DRM 10 and 11 (i.e. PlaysForSure, but not WM DRM 9)."   NOTE: Obviously, this is considered … Continue reading

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