Update your PC and run IE8, for Newest Security Vulnerability

As you’re aware, there are new internet vulnerabilities out there that target IE6 and Gmail accounts. I recommend the following steps to avoid these issues: Turn on Automatic Updates. Run IE8, for the latest in browser security. Run Windows 7, for the best PC defense. Download our Microsoft Security Essentials.   Game over.

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Free real-time anti-virus software, Microsoft Security Essentials

I’ve got several friends that will run no anti-virus software, or a non-name brand. They sometimes have loaded one of the bad ones, that just load more bad stuff. And I keep telling folks, a solution is on the way. Finally, the time is here. Microsoft Security Essentials provides real-time protection for your home PC…

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IE6 No More

Ran across an interesting AUG 4th 2009 article, Startups unite to drive nail into the coffin of Internet Explorer 6. It talks about the growing angst of developers against IE6, and that a group of companies have joined together to tell IE6 users to upgrade to a modern browser. This group has created the website…

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ESPN’s usage of IE8 is WOW

After the IE8 release and ESPN’s immediate usage, I’ve had the ESPN Headlines web slice on my browser. Most of my friends know that I’m a Cardinals fan, and that I usually have a Cardinals sidebar gadget on my desktop. But, now I have the ESPN’s Cardinal’s web slice loaded – and I’m ecstatic. It’s…

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Microsoft’s Battle Against Conficker includes Bounty of $250K

Many folks have asked me about Microsoft’s reward program to find the authors of the Conficker/Downadup worm. So, I did a little checking into this and here’s the scoop. Back in the fall (2008), Microsoft was made aware of the Conficker virus and provided a patch for servers in October. (I’ll never understand infrastructure people…

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The Interoperability Principles

Working in a competitive environment for a successful company, one often hears perceptions of different leaders. Some are intelligent issues, and some are of a different category – myths, lies, FUD, etc. Since I heard one today that was incomprehensible to me and my personal integrity, I had to look this up and wanted to…

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Morro, free A/V for your home PC’s

Microsoft Announces Plans for No-Cost Consumer Security Offering Consumer Security Strategy Update, from Windows Live OneCare Team Blog In an effort to broaden PC protection and help ensure a positive Windows experience, Microsoft Corp. announced plans to offer a new core anti-malware solution in the second half of 2009 that will help protect consumers from…

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PDC Team announces some valuable swag

Done in entertaining way, see this video to get the latest on PDC. They also mention unannounced software that will be given out…

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I’m a PC!

If you’re anywhere near a TV lately, you’ve probably seen some new ad’s from Microsoft. The first two were starring Jerry Seinfield and Bill Gates, and they were certainly curios, humorous, and show a different side of Microsoft than most people see. For some reason, a lot of folks don’t understand that Microsoft is made…

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Interesting Findings and Good BBQ

New Windows Blog Just found a new blog that looks interesting since it’s about Windows "7". It’s called Engineering Windows 7. Office Labs At It Again I’ve mentioned before that Office Labs has some cool projects in the Search Commands and Community Clips. Now there are new prototype projects. Check out: pptPlex – a new…

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