Monthly Archives: October 2008

Getting Windows Live Mesh Working on Windows 7

From Microsoft’s MSDN Blogger, Chris Koenig: "For those of you experimenting with Windows 7, here’s an update you’ll need to apply to get Mesh working on your new OS.  Just create a REG file with the following information in it, … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Free Web Networking Tool: Visual Round Trip Analyzer

  Microsoft’s Visual Round Trip Analyzer tool helps web developers and testers visualize the download of their page, identify best practices and changes that improve web performance. The network Round-Trip between the client and server(s) is the single biggest impact to … Continue reading

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Secunia Updates Personal Software Inspector (PSI) – Release Candidate 4

  Secunia’s Personal Software Inspector (PSI) is the vulnerability scanner for your personal computer. It is the FREE security tool designed with the sole purpose of helping you secure your computer from software vulnerabilities.   Software vulnerabilities affect all applications … Continue reading

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Ultimate List of Free Windows 7 Software & Resources from Microsoft

  Microsoft’s Windows 7 is new, but there’s already a great deal of “Free Software & Resources for Windows 7” –> Windows 7 90-Day Eval    COMPATIBILITY TESTS:   Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor scans PCs, programs & devices to check … Continue reading

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Microsoft Gets Into the Halloween Spirit with Lots of Free Software

  With so many Microsoft resources, it seemed fitting at this time of year to hand-out some of Microsoft’s free Halloween Treats! (^_^) FREE HALLOWEEN MOBILE SOFTWARE: This Halloween, treat your phone to a little eye candy with these special Owners Circle … Continue reading

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Microsoft Updates Windows Vista Internet Communications Software Drivers

  Microsoft has updated their webcam & headset Windows Vista Internet Communications Software Drivers. (Thanks Pierre) –> Download LifeCam 2.04 32-bit and 64-bit for Windows Vista LifeCam Webcam Features: Windows Live Call Button: Starting a video conversation is easy—just press this button, … Continue reading

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Yahoo Halts Windows Vista Development of Yahoo Messenger

  YAHOO! "We have discontinued stand-alone releases of the Yahoo! Messenger for Vista application in order to focus on delivering one Windows experience that is optimized for all Windows users." BLAKE: It’s disappointing that Yahoo would halt the development of … Continue reading

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