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Windows Vista SDK Goes Gold

Microsoft on Monday signed off on the Windows Vista SDK, or software development kit, which will enable developers to create applications for the next-generation Windows release...

Windows 2000 update problems force re-release

Microsoft will re-release an update for Windows 2000 due to problems with the current version, the company has confirmed Microsoft has had several million downloads of the SP4...

Putting Vista in the fast lane

Microsoft hopes to tackle an age-old problem with the next version of Windows: How to keep PCs running like new With Vista, the new client version of Windows due next year,...

MS to Fix, Reissue Windows 2000 Rollup

Microsoft is planning to reissue its Windows 2000 Update Rollup, which took the place of Service Pack 5 on the aging, but still widely used, operating system Following reports...

Microsoft Advices to Avoid Integrated Graphics Cores for Windows Vista

The ongoing trend towards integrated graphics cores in office and home personal computers may soon slowdown, as Microsoft recommends those, who would like to install Windows...

Microsoft Needs To Reissue Windows 2000 Rollup

Microsoft will release an updated Update Rollup for Windows 2000 as soon as it's figured out fixes for glitches plaguing some users and preventing some third-party applications...

Another way past Windows antipiracy found

Microsoft's efforts to fight counterfeiting have hit another snag with the posting of a new method claimed to get around a Windows piracy check The check is meant to prevent...

Windows Vista first virus appears

An Austrian hacker earned the dubious distinction of writing what are thought to be the first known viruses for Microsoft's Windows Vista operating system The viruses take...

DirectX10, Nvidia Drivers for Vista Beta 2

Quote:Nvidia on Wednesday said that it will release a driver designed for its graphics cards running under Microsoft's Vista operating system as soon as the Beta 2 of the software...

The road to WindowsXP Service Pack 3

There has been quite a bit of press about this already, as alot of people don't seem to think that SP3 (which could well be the final WindowsXP service pack although I imagine it...

Windows “Vista” already facing a lawsuit

By naming the next version of Windows "Vista," Microsoft may have stepped on the toes of another software company just down the road in Redmond That would be Vista, a business...

USB Devices Can Crack Windows

Vulnerabilities in USB drivers for Windows could allow an attacker to take control of locked workstations using a specially programmed Universal Serial Bus device, according to an...

Remote access flaw hits Windows XP

A flaw in the software used to remotely access computers running Windows XP could leave users vulnerable to a denial of service attack The vulnerability does not allow attackers...

Longhorn to Require Monitor-Based DRM

"Engadget has an interesting article regarding a new feature in Longhorn entitled PVP-OPM (Protected Video Path - Output Protection Management) which detects the capabilities of...

Update Rollup 1 for eHome Infrared Receiver for WinXP MCE 2005

This update contains multiple fixes for the eHome Infrared Receiver reference hardware and Microsoft Media Center Keyboard support This update contains multiple fixes for the...

Longhorn Beta 1: Late July

As for Longhorn Beta 1, that milestone release is still on track for "this summer," although Microsoft officially missed the original internal release date of June 30 My sources...

Microsoft expands low-cost Windows to Mexico

Microsoft said Tuesday that it is expanding its Windows XP Starter Edition to include Mexico, with plans to eventually offer the low-cost operating system throughout Latin America...

Microsoft Unveils Cut-Rate Windows XP

Beset by rampant counterfeiting across Latin America, Microsoft on Tuesday introduced a cut-rate, reduced version of Windows XP that is aimed at first-time, low-income computer...

Windows 2000’s Demise

Microsoft is ending mainstream support for the still-popular OS, but extended support will take care of many problems Rodney Upton manages some 4000 PCs for the three-campus...

Longhorn RSS roundup

There has been a wide range of reaction to Microsoft's plan to incorporate RSS functions into Internet Explorer and other elements of Longhorn, the next version of Windows In...

Major back door breach of Windows XP SP2 found

A Russian security outfit claims to have worked a way around Microsoft's Windows XP Service Pack 2Moscow-based MaxPatrol said two holes allow a hacker to sidestep the protection...

Critical Windows fix on the way

Microsoft has announced that it will release three patches for its Windows operating system next week The fixes, which will carry a maximum threat rating of "critical," will be...

Windows XP for Itanium dumped!

Microsoft has cancelled a version of Windows XP for Intel's Itanium processor that no one really used and even fewer people cared aboutGone is the 64-bit iteration of Windows XP...

Three Serious Windows Vulnerabilities Surface

Symantec Corp's Security Response service on Friday confirmed that unpatched Windows vulnerabilities could pose a serious risk for exploits via malicious Web pages and e-mail...

Internet Explorer bug gets exploited

A highly critical vulnerability has been discovered in Microsoft Internet Explorer and an exploit has already been seen on a public mailing listAccording to the security advisory...
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