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Manually Removing Viruses and Malware from Windows 7 – Free Webcast

Hi all, it’s that time of the month again (every first Thursday) for my free webcast and I think this month’s one is going to be very popular.  Manually Removing…

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Big Pond Thinks Big!

The Telstra T-BOX is a device allowing you to integrate internet and free-to-air entertainment on your TV, so you can watch what you want, when you’re ready to watch. It is available when you subscribe to a BigPond® Broadband service.

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Two Free Windows 7 Ebooks For Windows7news Visitors

If you have been following this blog ever since first postings started to appear on it about Windows 7, you certainly know a lot about the operating system. If you…

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Windows 7: How to share an Internet connection via WiFi

Step by step guide for sharing your internet wifi connection

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Microsoft’s Security Development Lifecycle

A few blogs ago, I posted about Microsoft’s 10th anniversary with their Trustworthy Computing. Now the Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) format is clear. For Microsoft, whose challenge is to lead…

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E-mail Privacy Issues and a Microsoft Fix

There are E-mail Privacy Issues associated with Google. If you didn’t know this, Google Chrome and Gmail, and Google Apps read everything that you put in there. If you are…

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Latest Ways and Means to Share Files – Part 3 – Using SkyDrive

You can sync a folder using Windows Live Mesh and add it to SkyDrive.

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Ways and Means to Share Files – Part 1

As well as using your Network/HomeGroup or a Data Transfer Cable, Windows Live Mesh is a great option for sharing files and folders.

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Reopen Accidentally Closed Windows With UndoClose

Most browsers have a feature that lets you reopen recently closed tabs, but Windows 7 doesn’t have an equivalent feature for reopening closed programs and windows. UndoClose adds this feature

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Make Windows 7 Look Like Ice Cream Sandwich

This post will look at how Windows 7 users can use a variety of windows 7 applications, themes, wallpapers, fonts and programs to create an Ice Cream Sandwich based desktop

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Microsoft’s Tracking Protection Program

We’ve heard about the recent attempts by the US Congress to pass legislation regarding downloads. It seems that the legislation is on hold after an outcry that surprised most Congressional…

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The Hackers are Back!

Windows Internet Explorer 9 stores seven types of information when you browse the web. Some of this can prejudice your computer’s security. Maybe it’s time to look at your passwords and change them!

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Microsoft and 10 years of Trustworthy Computing

Microsoft had a very bad reputation in the area of security. It’s programs were easily infected with viruses, corrupted, and otherwise compromised. But 10 years ago, Bill Gates sent an…

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Microsoft’s Translator Program for Bing and Windows 7

As the world gets smaller, i.e., as it gets easier to go from continent to continent, from country to country, one thing has  changed, there are different languages around the…

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Use the Alt Key To Access Properties In Super Quick Time!

Normally if you want to access a folders properties, you have to right click on it, the select properties from the context menu. But not anymore! Now all you have to do is hold down the Alt key on your keyboard and double click the folder.

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Diagnosing and Repairing Difficult Problems in Windows 7 Free Webcast

As the author of “Troubleshooting Windows 7 Inside Out” I get asked all manner of questions all the time on how to fix or diagnose problem A, B or C. …

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How to Set up a New Windows Phone

Christmas is traditionally the time to give and receive technology, at least it is these days, so a few days ago I posted a free eBook guide to setting up…

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Putting Windows 8’s Search through its paces (Part 1)

Under the regime imposed by Windows 8 there are two ways you can Search your computer. You can use the new Metro UI environment calling up the Charms menu or alternatively, and this is far better, search using Windows Explorer.

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