Monthly Archives: March 2007

Microsoft Releases Free “Bullet Witch” Xbox Prima Game Strategy Guide

 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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“TrueCrypt” Updated Disk Encryption Now Supports Windows Vista

  TrueCrypt 4.3 free open-source disk encryption software has been updated with new features and Windows Vista 32 & 64 bit compatibility.  New features:   Full compatibility with 32-bit and 64-bit Windows Vista: Support for User Account Control (UAC). All … Continue reading

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Free Adobe PDF Preview Handler for Windows Vista and Microsoft Outlook 2007

  After Microsoft’s Time Heuer helped release the Foxit PDF Preview Handler — Microsoft’s Ryan Gregg wrote his Adobe PDF Preview Handler that lets you preview PDF attachments in Outlook 2007 or from the explorer in Windows Vista. –> Download … Continue reading

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Microsoft Announces “The Panel” to Help WPF & XAML Developers

  The Panel – "With the advent of the Windows Vista Presentation Foundation and the new Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML) stunning 3D visualizations of your applications and animations will be easy to implement. The new Windows Live™ services and Vista … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases More Free Xbox Prima Game Strategy Guides

  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 … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Service Pack 2 for All Versions of Windows XP & 2003

  Microsoft Windows Service Pack 2 (SP2) is a cumulative service pack that includes the latest updates and provides enhancements to security and stability. In addition, it adds new features and updates to existing Windows computers. x86 32-Bit Versions   … Continue reading

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Microsoft Announces “EFS Assistant” Tool to Enforce Encryption Group Policy

  Microsoft’s Bill Can has posted "the beta version of (EFS Assistant) tool for enforcing EFS encryption is shipping next week" EFS Assistant is a small software application that enforces the encryption policy the administrator pushed to the client via Group … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s XNA Game Studio Express Challenge Yields Four Free Games

  "The XNA Game Studio Express Challenge here at GDC this week.  4 teams from 4 countries were flown to San Francisco and set up in the XNA Lobby Lounge at the Moscone North complex.  The Challenge was simple but … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases “MSN Game Zone for Windows Vista”

  When I posted that Geomety Wars was released for Windows Vista, I hadn’t noticed the MSN Games Zone had actually released SEVEN games – with more to come! MSN Game Zone for Windows Vista Bliss Island – Mixing all the … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases “HD View” for Very Large Images

  HD View is a new viewer developed by Microsoft Research’s Interactive Visual Media group to aid in the display and interaction with very large images. HD View was developed with a number of goals:   Leverages current graphics hardware … Continue reading

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