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How to Speed up Microsoft Windows 7

How to Speed up Microsoft Windows 7

Although there are several rumors about increasing the performance of a computer with the Microsoft Windows 7 operating system installed on it, the best way to increase the overall system speed is to decrease the total amount of time that the computer takes while booting. When Microsoft Windows 7 is installed on a computer, as an end-user you install several third-party and/or Microsoft products a... »

How to Defragment Microsoft Windows 7

How to Defragment Microsoft Windows 7

In almost all the latest versions of Microsoft Windows operating systems, there is a built-in tool named Disk Defragmenter that allows you to defragment the partitions/volumes of the hard disk drive of your computer system. With the help of this built-in Disk Defragmenter, you can remarkably increase the reading and writing speed of your hard disk drive. This further results in considerably improv... »

Be Careful Of Malware, Cryptolocker – Take Action Now!

Be Careful Of Malware, Cryptolocker – Take Action Now!

Cryptolocker, a relatively new and rather disgusting virus is currently doing the rounds of the Internet. Known as “ransomware” Cryptolocker will encrypt all important data on an infected machine, then hold your machine to ransom for the decryption key. What Is Cryptolocker? Put simply, when your machine is infected with the Cryptolocker virus, it will automatically encrypt all documen... »

Surface Drops in Price – Does the Public Still Want One?

Surface Drops in Price – Does the Public Still Want One?

Nine months after the first initial release of the Surface RT – the tablet release from Microsoft – the price has already dropped by $150. Announced this past Thursday, Microsoft dropped the price of the Surface RT – their entry offering – in order to entice consumers into buying the RT; the Pro version is still around $900. When the entry level tablet first came on the sce... »

[Infographic] Microsoft Don’t Just Make Windows…

[Infographic] Microsoft Don’t Just Make Windows…

A lot of people don’t know that Microsoft aren’t a one trick pony. It’s not just Windows and Office that they make, oh no, they actually make a vast range of software for business and enterprises. The infographic below, which has been created by the guys over at Firebrand Training shows just how diverse the Microsoft software catalogue really is. Are there any programs on this in... »

Windows 8.1 Official Preview Released

Windows 8.1 Official Preview Released

So today marks the release of the official, long awaited update to Windows 8.1…well, kind off. It’s a developer preview. But it does give us an idea of what to expect when the free update actually hits the general public. At the moment the only major changes I can see in windows 8.1 as opposed to Windows 8 is that there are more customisation options, and the ability to multi-task has ... »

What’s in a name? Microsoft Battling For Xbox One domain

What’s in a name? Microsoft Battling For Xbox One domain

What’s in a name? Well, quite a lot actually and the guys over as Microsoft HQ will testify to that as they’re currently locked in a legal battle to secure the Xbox One domain names, xboxone.com and xboxone.net. The Xbox One domains are currently owned by London based geek Krasimir Ivanov, but he’s refusing to cough up the domains to Microsoft as he’s actually owned them s... »

Microsoft Strike A Low Blow To Google With New Video

Microsoft Strike A Low Blow To Google With New Video

A video created for internal use at Microsoft seems to have made it’s way out on to the Internet. Coincidentally the “internal video” coincides with Google’s 2013 I/O Show. One could think that this “internal video” was always destined to hit the Internet…SURELY NOT I hear you cry. Microsoft would never resort to such an underhanded tactics…would ... »

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