Tag Archives: Microsoft

WanaCrypt0r 2.0: Worst Ransomware epidemic yet

When Microsoft releases a security update for WindowsXP know that things are bad. Among the best information I’ve read comes from the Avast blog as it’s condensed and concise enough to be downright interesting. What does MS have to say? … Continue reading

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Windows 7: The best security packages at the end of mainstream support | AV-TEST

This is important considering that Microsoft has stopped mainstream support of Win7 and that AV-Test suggests to stop using Security Essentials. http://www.av-test.org/en/news/news-single-view/windows-7-the-best-security-packages-at-the-end-of-mainstream-support/ I replaced Security Essentials with 360 Total Security Essentials – formerly 360 Internet Security – beating out Panda Free … Continue reading

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CNET » Microsoft to preinstall more apps on Android with Dell partnership

Kudos to Microsoft for doing what it takes to remain relevant and grabbing market share in the mobile industry. It may always be in third place in the United States but, through these pre-installed agreements and others with global hardware … Continue reading

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Smart Defrag 2 is recommended but file fragmentation is not as critical on Windows 7 and beyond.

I do not usually recommend software which is not listed on Snapfiles.com but Smart Defrag 2 has a 5 star editor’s rating on CNET’s Download.com. By IOBit, the creator of Advanced SystemCare which is one of the industry’s best, one-click … Continue reading

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Spotify users, get Equalify

Ever wished that Spotify had an equalizer? Equalify is just that, a visually active, ten-band equalizer with pre-amp level and limiter controls. There are useful presets and has storage for personal settings. I highly recommend it especially if you are … Continue reading

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Windows keyboard shortcuts save time

Who doesn’t like saving time even if it’s just fractions of a second at a time. Multiplied out tens or hundreds of times it can add up. In many cases it’s quicker to raise both hands and stroke keys than … Continue reading

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