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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4335 on: February 25, 2015, 07:02:10 PM »
Interesting Bob, playing now :)

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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4336 on: February 26, 2015, 12:36:05 AM »
You'll be playing for quite a while. :)
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4337 on: February 26, 2015, 02:51:37 PM »
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4339 on: February 27, 2015, 11:49:37 AM »
Microsoft Decided to Kill Internet Explorer Due to the Huge Number of Bugs

  http://news.softpedia.com/news/Microsoft-Decided-to-Kill-Internet-Explorer-Due-to-the-Huge-Number-of-Bugs-474407.shtml

For me the biggest problem with IE was its integration into the OS where it did many other display tasks - so exploit the browser and you are almost exploiting the OS. Not to mention activeX.
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4340 on: February 27, 2015, 12:01:02 PM »
For me the biggest problem with IE was its integration into the OS where it did many other display tasks - so exploit the browser and you are almost exploiting the OS. Not to mention activeX.
I agree.I feel uncomfortable when using IE which is rare although IE11 is not bad.

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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4341 on: February 27, 2015, 02:33:48 PM »
Have a license, if so MS will let you download a full version of Windows 7 as an ISO file
on  a computer,   USB device    or an External Drive:
http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-recovery
But also Win 8.1 media: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-8/create-reset-refresh-media

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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4342 on: March 01, 2015, 12:47:20 PM »
Microsoft Decided to Kill Internet Explorer Due to the Huge Number of Bugs

  http://news.softpedia.com/news/Microsoft-Decided-to-Kill-Internet-Explorer-Due-to-the-Huge-Number-of-Bugs-474407.shtml
This is a little misleading since both IE and Spartan will be included in the Windows 10 release. Spartan will gradually become the only option but it will take a while.

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Internet Explorer's engine will continue to be available at first because of the compatibility issues, as there are plenty of websites and company apps that are built around Microsoft's tech, but there will be a moment when Spartan will become the one and only browser option for all users.

It could be years before that happens. IE is not being killed, it is being phased out.
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4343 on: March 01, 2015, 08:47:08 PM »
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4344 on: March 02, 2015, 12:23:46 AM »

http://www.shouldiremoveit.com/oems-bloatware.aspx
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My first laptop was ASUS and I didn't like that much. ASUS LiveUpdate did something wrong with it and their programs ain't that good. So I did a major laptop hunting. So my 2nd laptop which I am currently using as you can see it in my signature is an HP. HP makes good  laptops and it's a well known popular brand and even my desktop computer is HP.

Talking about bloatware and yes every laptop brand has bloatware in it, but my biggest annoying bloatware is that they install those games in it i.e.  in Toshiba they have WildTangent Games even Dell, HP they have HP Games. Other than that HP Update, HP Support Assitant and etc I consider them not to be bloatware because they provide security updates, patches, and other important services for your product.

By the way, thanks for sharing this bob3160  :)
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4345 on: March 03, 2015, 12:57:23 AM »
Hi bob3160,

AVG gonna provide us with privacy glasses against face recognition monitoring:
http://now.avg.com/avg-reveals-invisibility-glasses-at-pepcom-barcelona/
What gadget will avast produce for us?

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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4346 on: March 19, 2015, 02:37:14 PM »
Winpatrol Plus, etc special 50% discount.
Here are the details I just received from Bret:
"Hi Bob,
We now have an official shopping cart that supports coupons on all sales.
I’ve created you a new coupon. “bobsfriends” (no quotes). This coupon will get the bearer 50% off their entire cart.
Thanks,
Bret Lowry
WinPatrol"

(I've offered a discount to those attending the Avast Sponsored Security Presentations on the paid versions of Avast and, Winpatrol also
offered a discount on their paid product.) I can now share the Winpatrol discount with all my friends. :)
(So there is no misunderstanding, I don't earn anything from this post or any of the products mentioned here.)
If you intend to use the coupon, please order directly from the Winpatrol website
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4347 on: March 19, 2015, 04:09:52 PM »
I don't know about WinPatrol Pro.  However, I have the family pack of WinPatrol Plus as well as WinPrivacy Plus.
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4348 on: March 21, 2015, 02:36:39 AM »
Bob...is the 50% discount good for the cruises!!!  8)
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4349 on: March 21, 2015, 02:17:45 PM »
Bob...is the 50% discount good for the cruises!!!  8)
You would have to ask Bret about that one. :) Didn't know he was selling any ???
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