Windows Backup – highlighted as one of the main Vista features!

Whoohoo! Windows backup is there. Proeminently: http://www.microsoft.com/windowsvista/features/default.aspx#wvC2 They also mention the Shadow Copy (aka Previous Versions). This is a standard feature now in Windows Server 2003, which is invaluable for many many customers. Now we are bring it to the masses directly into Vista. Did you delete a file by mistake? Or did you overwrite…

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How to stay safe with the new Windows vulnerability

As previously published here, this is a quick-and-dirty method to get yourself in a relatively safe position: 1) Click Start, click Run, type “regsvr32 -u %windir%\system32\shimgvw.dll” (without the quotation marks), and then click OK.2) Restart the machine. [Update] Note that this workaround still does not remove the vulnerability and will not block “modified” attacks.   Impact…

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