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Win A Free Copy Of Windows 7 By Supporting Project Phoenix

How would you like the chance to win a free copy of Windows 7 Ultimate or Office 2010 from Microsoft? Well if you support the Microsoft Project Phoenix than you…

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Microsoft Going On A Bus Tour To Promote Windows 7

I must say, it’s not something I’ve heard other software companies do in the past, but then again Microsoft is always up for trying out new and unusual methods for…

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What I Use and Why – Andrew Cunningham

A few days back, Mike Halsey kicked off a series about his software of choice, much to the apparent chagrin of our readers. I think it’s good to take a step back and look what you’re running, so I’ll bite – hopefully my choices and my reasoning are a little less contentious.

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Encrypting Your Hard Drive With BitLocker, Part Two

When last we left our story, we had just reviewed how to encrypt a hard disk using BitLocker on a computer with a TPM installed. However, not all laptops have TPMs – most netbooks and consumer-class laptops, like the Dell Inspiron line, do not offer the TPM as an option. Don’t worry! You can still secure your hard drive using BitLocker’s drive encryption. There are just a couple of extra steps you have to do first.

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Encrypting Your Hard Drive With BitLocker, Part One

Computer security is big business these days, and with good reason. You’ve got to protect your computer not just from online threats like viruses and malware, but also from old-fashioned…

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The Biggest Windows 7 Pirate

Microsoft recently carried out their very own survey which revealed the best places to buy pirated copies of Windows 7. Lets just say that if I were Microsoft I wouldn’t…

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Windows 7 Remote Tools: Remote Desktop Connection

With computers as inexpensive as they are these days, it’s not uncommon for one person to have several of them – this is true in my case, at any rate.…

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777 Free Copies Of Windows 7 Could Be Coming Your Way

If any of our lucky readers happen to be living in the small town of Zevenhuizen ( Seven Houses ) in the Netherlands, you may have a free copy of…

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Steve Ballmer Wants All New PCs To Ship With Windows 7

On Monday I attended a small Windows 7 Launch event in London attended by around 100 people, which featured a 45 minute or so session with Steve Ballmer. It was a…

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Windows 7 “Steve Ballmer” Edition

If you’ve been one of the lucky ones chosen by Microsoft to host a Windows 7 Launch Party, aside from the Windows 7 Napkins and Balloons, you will now have…

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A Closer Look at: Windows DVD Maker

Windows DVD Maker is aimed largely at your mother and mine, the light-to-moderate computer user who wants to make a nice-looking DVD and wants it to be easy. In that capacity, Windows DVD Maker is an excellent application.

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Windows 7 Bitlocker To Go In-Depth

Bitlocker, Microsoft’s drive encryption program, is one of the few features that actually separates Windows 7 Ultimate and Windows 7 Enterprise from the rest of the Windows 7 family, and Bitlocker To Go is one of the few features added to Bitlocker since its first appearance in Windows Vista. This guide will show you not just how to encrypt a drive, but also how to use it after it has been encrypted.

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Which Version Of Windows 7 Is Right For You?

Many of you may already have pre-ordered your copy of Windows 7 to avail of the discounted price. But if you missed out on this opportunity or are waiting till the 22nd October,…

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Windows 7 RTM Language Packs Released

Microsoft has released the Windows 7 RTM (Release to Manufacturing) language packs yesterday. Therefore users running Windows 7 RTM should now see 34 new optional updates in Windows Update. The supported languages are: Arabic, Brazilian Portuguese, Bulgarian, Chinese – Simplified, Chinese –…

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No DreamScene in Windows 7?

I have been running a copy of Windows 7 RTM 7600.16385 x64 for little over a week now. It has been a good experience to get a look at the…

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New Limitations For Some Windows 7 Editions Revealed

Users who follow this blog closely already know that the cheaper, low-end editions of Windows 7 will come with limitations and less features than the medium- and high-end editions. Windows…

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The Most Popular Windows 7 Editions

Which edition of Windows 7 will you purchase? That was the question of our last poll and the results are quite surprising. More than 46% of all voters said that…

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Microsoft Cuts Down On Windows 7 Editions

The so called “edition chaos” was a huge point of criticism for many users who considered buying Windows Vista. Many users felt that there were simply to many editions to…

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