News, Windows 7 »

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CNET news tells that, Microsoft is considering offering Windows 7 on a USB drive to allow Netbook owners to more easily upgrade their machines. Up to now Windows has been distributed only on DVDs or via download. However, netbooks don’t have optical drives and the Windows 7 ISO size is 2.3GB, which would take several …

Ubuntu (Linux) »

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If you want to install Ubuntu with a Windows operating system, mainly there are two options available: install Ubuntu as a dual boot with windows operating system or you can install it as a virtual machine. Both of these options have a negative approach: inconvenience and memory usage respectively.
Portable Ubuntu Remix is an Ubuntu system …

Windows 7 »

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The latest build compiled in the RTM branch of Windows 7 is the Windows 7 build 7265. The build string of this build is 6.1.7265.0.win7_rtm.090624-1905, which indicates that the build was compiled at 7:05 pm, on 24th June.

According to neowin Windows 7 would be RTMed on 26th June, but there are still chances of getting …

Wallpapers »

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Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 comes with several new features that guide you a safe and secure Internet experience. Along with Kaspersky Internet Security 2010, you can also find some beautiful HD wallpapers at Kaspersky site. Wallpapers are available in 1600 x 1200, 1280 x 1024, and 1024 x 768 resolutions. You can download the wallpapers …

Windows 7 »

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Microsoft has already announces the upgrade options and pricing for different editions of Windows 7. Now its time to check the difference between the different editions of Windows 7 operating system: Home Premium, Professional, and Ultimate.
The difference between Windows 7 Home premium,Windows 7 Professional, and Windows 7 Ultimate editions are shown in the chart below:

News, Windows 7 »

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Yesterday Microsoft has announced the pricing plans for its new operating system, Windows 7. Windows team blog has posted detailed information on Windows upgrade option program and Windows 7 pricing.

Windows team blog says the following:

On October 22nd, Windows 7 will be available in the following 14 languages: English, Spanish, Japanese, German, French, Italian, Dutch, Russian, …

Windows 7 »

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Windows 7 Upgrade Test Matrix released by Microsoft which outlines supported and unsupported upgrade paths for Windows 7 SKUs. So if you are planning to upgrade to Windows 7, you will find this upgrade options table as very useful.

Table indicates that, Windows XP to Windows 7 upgrade is not supported. It also indicates that Windows …

Browsers, Internet »

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There are lots of applications/softwares available which allows you to prevent access to websites from your computer. But if you do not want to spend any money, then you can do it manually by using the following procedure:

Go to C:\Windows\system32\drivers\etc folder.

Find the file named as hosts and open it in notepad [For Linux users, this …

Windows 7 »

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After a long wait, there is some official information and screenshots of Windows 7 packaging available on internet. Windows team blog has posted simple, clean and easy to open Windows 7 box packaging screenshots.
The new packaging just includes the plastic case, the paper sleeve, a simple Getting Started Guide and of course the Windows 7 …

News, Windows 7 »

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The Company said yesterday,” Microsoft will turn off the downloading of Windows 7 Release Candidate (RC) from 15th August.
Microsoft’s employee Stephen Rose said on a company blog today, “The [Release Candidate] download program closes August 15. After that, you won’t be able to get the download, but you can still install the RC and get …