Monthly Archives: October 2009

Microsoft to open up the .pst format of Outlook

  Microsoft are to open up the format they use for Outlook data files (.pst) so that many other 3rd party applications can utilise the functionality of the data that they hold, as in this day and age portability of … Continue reading

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Can you Spot Helvetica?

  Just a little light relief for Thursday and a quick Font game.     Take the Quiz HERE

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Windows 7 is now released

  Well Windows 7 is finally with us and is available to all and not like me users of MSDN, TechNet, MVPs and Technical Beta Testers. I have to say that Windows 7 in the past 3 months I have … Continue reading

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Millions tricked by 'scareware'

  While this is not new it is starting to become a growing problem as criminals are moving from traditional theft to cyber-theft as it does not carry the personal risk of being at a crime in person, its all … Continue reading

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Apple Snow Leopard looses data

  Just to be a bit fair and as Microsoft and Windows gains a lot of flack for its bugs, in the likely rush to release Snow Leopard for Apple MACs it seems Apple may have rushed this release as … Continue reading

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Windows 7 Tour

  Well as Windows 7 is nearly upon us and will be available to the masses on Thursday October 22nd here is the main Windows 7 site with a link to a tour of what Windows 7 is going to … Continue reading

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Microsoft Fake Security Alerts

  Just a tip on what to look out for if you gain any email suggesting its from Microsoft on Security Alerts.     There’s another scam making the rounds that promises to deliver an urgent security update from Microsoft. … Continue reading

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Microsoft readies bumper update

  Octobers “Patch Tuesday” is upon us tomorrow and this one brings one of Microsoft’s largest list of updates, a potential depending on your Windows version 13 bulletins (eight critical and five important), addressing 34 vulnerabilities. The affected products include … Continue reading

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Volery (Easy PC Setup)

  Just something I was trying last week in a novel idea to get a PC up and running with your favoured apps quickly and hands free!! It doesn’t cover every application but covers many common ones, but do feedback … Continue reading

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Matt’s Helper-Outer

  Matt’s Helper Outer is a really neat small application to aid you doing many of the jobs that command line and delving into the control panel would do, while you can do all these jobs manually, I find that … Continue reading

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