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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #1275 on: April 29, 2009, 11:29:54 AM »
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #1277 on: April 30, 2009, 02:30:34 AM »
Some Windows 7 RC torrents infected with trojan :P
http://www.downloadsquad.com/2009/04/28/some-windows-7-rc-torrents-infected-with-trojan/

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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #1278 on: April 30, 2009, 01:09:45 PM »
Windows 7 (64-bit) Home Premium SP1
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #1279 on: April 30, 2009, 04:42:03 PM »
CNET Download.com Editors' Choice winners (23)
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #1280 on: April 30, 2009, 08:45:52 PM »
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5 from windows products. Avira, CCleaner, Picasa, Foxit, MBAM (and also OpenOffice.org for sometimes that I don't be able to access MS Office)
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #1281 on: April 30, 2009, 11:32:52 PM »
CNET Download.com Editors' Choice winners (23)
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Antivirus software: avast!
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Wasn't this announced back around April 22nd or so and I answered there also?

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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #1283 on: May 05, 2009, 07:14:43 PM »
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #1284 on: May 05, 2009, 07:21:56 PM »
Windows-7-rc-available-for-download-now

Trying to get it now, The download is kinda slow.  ::)

I would imagine their servers are just swamped. Anyone running Win 7 on a Atom based machine?
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #1285 on: May 06, 2009, 04:18:13 AM »
Once you've installed the latest Version. there are 2 updates available pertaining to IE8

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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #1288 on: May 08, 2009, 12:48:29 AM »
See what's new in Windows 7 RC (slideshow)
http://content.zdnet.com/2346-9595_22-299694.html
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #1289 on: May 08, 2009, 04:50:28 AM »
Windows Genuine” branding is being supplanted by a new name: Windows Activation.

So it will give users even more headaches? Why doesn't Microsoft just give up on WGA and stop  irritating their customers. The people who want to pirate Windows will always find a way around the anti-piracy software. Put those WGA developers to work actually making Windows a useable OS again like it was in the 2k/XP days.

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