In what many suspect to be an intentional leak, copies of a presentation authored by Microsoft techies found their way to several tech-oriented blogs. Analysts, eager to find out what’s next for the Redmond based software giant, pored over the supposedly secret documents only to find out that the presentation was short on specifics. However, the directions pointed out by the documents reveal what Microsoft wants to happen during Windows 8’s release in 2012. The 2012 date is in step with Microsoft’s schedule of releasing a new operating system every three years.» Read more
While Windows 7 has received critical acclaim on the desktop, its mobile counterpart, Windows Phone 7 has received very little media coverage. This is understandably so because the release of the new operating system is somewhat vague when they describe it with terms like “this year’s holiday season”, or “the last quarter”. In the 2010 TechEd Conference which was held at New Orleans, more than 6,000 developers and IT professionals attended the event. The focus of the event was on the Windows Azure platform which is really Microsoft’s foray into cloud computing. While nothing concrete was discussed on Windows Phone 7 as an operating system, the software company discussed how the mobile Operating System incorporates into cloud computing, and how the Windows Phone Marketplace will be used to browse, purchase and download mobile phone applications.» Read more
There is a program called AntiVirus 2010 which is a replacement to AntiVirus XP 2008. This program brings into use a number of top scare tactics. There are infinite alternatives available for elimination. One incorrect way can enduringly harm your computer. Antivirus 2010 helps in protecting your program and supposed to be the subsequent object on your schedule. You should search a program that is upright and consistent. One outstanding option is Spyzooka as it gives guarantee of 100% elimination in 24 hours.» Read more
In October 2001, Microsoft Corp. launched Windows XP, the first consumer-friendly operating system. The company released Windows XP (code named “Whistler”), by merging Windows NT/2000 and Windows 95/98/Me. Windows XP uses graphical interface to provide a conventional and standard way to work between many software programs. It is more user-friendly than previous versions of Windows. The several editions of this operating system are Windows XP Home Edition, which is for home users while Windows XP Professional Edition is targeted at power users. Business and enterprise clients offers added features including two physical processors and support for Windows Server domains while Windows XP Media Center Edition’s multimedia feature augment its ability to view DVD movies, watch and record television shows, and listen to music. Professional x64 Edition can handle larger amounts of information than a 32-bit system. During 2009, Windows XP came up with system software exclusively for the cellular telephone, the first of its kind. Moreover, it is equipped with a magnificent Graphical User Interface. Windows XP is customizable, adaptable for different screen resolutions, powered with superb display quality. Windows XP, automatically and readily, finds and installs many hardware drivers, which are available in the international markets. It is widely adaptable and run on a lot of utility and application software’s, thus they are void of any serious difficulties. It can moreover, quickly adapt to wide range of Microsoft products like MS Office, MS Visual FoxPro , ERP,MS SQL applications which are running on MS SQL etc. It thus creates a momentum and accuracy to the machine and modifies the utility. To improve the functionality dynamically, there are various options for developing powerful tools and applications by using VBScript.» Read more
Microsoft, on 30th March, 2010, made an announcement stating that it would issue a security update for Internet Explorer (IE) in the emergency category. This update is designed to patch up any security gap that has taken place in the last few weeks. The update is, indeed, crucial in that sense. Microsoft is known for its zero tolerance attitudes towards a security breach lest that destroys its goodwill in the market.
The update is, in fact, an update that is out of the previously settled communication method of Microsoft. Microsoft generally issues updates like this once in a month and this time it is breaking that trend. It is worth mentioning contextually that Microsoft Corporation last dispatched a rush Internet Explorer update to its customers in the late January this year. It was intended to repair as many as eight defects in its browser application. Even, one of these defects had been manipulated by the hackers to attack the networks of several business corporations. These networks included those of even the giants like Google and Adobe. This has definitely been regarded as a potential threat to the safety reputation of MS Internet Explorer pretty decisively.» Read more
Windows has made to plug its users for quick access to various programs and software. Recent researches have laid the fact that Microsoft itself intimates its users about the upcoming apprehensions. The users have always got the quick access to the weakness whenever involved. However, the company doesn’t believe in exposing to deliver and fix the band updates. A chief technology officer Wolfgang Kandek at Qualys has said the above statement about the Microsoft Company. He is a compliance management provider. He has laid down in his report that zero-day-bug is actually a driver, which exists for faster plugging for any liabilities. He found that plugging speed of few Microsoft updates which addresses zero number of days in the Internet Explorer was same, whether the issuing periods of both of them differ. The researches have also pointed out the reason that media coverage is the prime reason of the faster patching of Microsoft bugs by the users. Microsoft has to release the security bulletins MS10-018. It is a critical rated update and includes 10patches. It affects mainly all the versions of Internet Explorer and also includes current zero-day-bug. It used to attack the browsers such as IE6 and IE7. It actually reduces it to its “half life”. Later, he described “half life” as the 50% point, up till where machines are patched.» Read more
Microsoft Corporation has planned to unleash a newer version of its celebrated Office Communications Server (OCS). The package is being expected to be made public by late 2010. Mr. G. S. Pall, the CVP of Microsoft’s auspicious Unified Communications Group has thrown light on the possibilities related to this technology update. The novel characteristic features of the new edition package will include better orchestration of the software with MS Exchange Server 2010 and MS SharePoint 2010. Further, e911 and improved voice recognition systems will cater to the dimensions of added security and functions.» Read more
The elegant company of Microsoft corroborated the launch of a Windows tool with the help of which the English text could be translated into Chinese language. The admittance came out to be the second in the previous two days from the team of a gaffe of the Microsoft Office concerning the most up-to-the-minute security update.
The announcement done on the Friday, comprised of the seven patch update that the company of Microsoft had shipped for Excel on Tuesday. As per the “Office Sustained Engineering” blog of Microsoft, they had got some of the reports from the customers of Excel 2002 and Excel 2003 customers that after the deployment of the update of KB978474 or KB978471 they could view text that was the non-English in the tab of “Add or Remove Programs” or in the “Programs and Features” tool.» Read more
Microsoft unveiled the complete details of the operating system of the Windows Phone 7 Series at MIX conference held in Las Vegas. MIX conference was a three day conference for developers and the web designers, who are constructing the innovative web sites around the globe. In January 2010, there are […]» Read more
Several software companies are releasing a whole range of patches and quick fixes for all the little bugs that are appearing on their laptops and PCs. Although Microsoft has reached a record one patch for the most recent cycle, this patch proves to be a pretty important one considering that it will fix a bug allows online hackers to steal information and possibly take over your computer once you view a compromised website.
This patch basically attempts to resolve the errors in Internet Explorer 5 for Windows 2000; Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP; and Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Vista and XP. It seems like this may also affect Internet Explorer 8 as well, although it has not been necessary for the more robust version that came out with Windows 7. All of these patches are readily available online and can be gotten by simply running the Windows Update on your PC.» Read more