Category Archives: Microsoft

BgInfo v4.15

Introduction How many times have you walked up to a system in your office and needed to click through several diagnostic windows to remind yourself of important aspects of its configuration, such as its name, IP address, or operating system version If you manage multiple computers you probably need BGInfo. It automatically displays relevant information […]

Microsoft takes on Google with new Bing search engine

Previously code-named ‘Kumo,’ Microsoft’s new search will takeover from its Live Search brand. Microsoft has finally unveiled its new search engine, dubbed ‘Bing’. Formally code-named “Kumo,” the new search tool will replace Microsoft’s Live Search. It will eventually roll out over the next few days as a beta in the UK, and go worldwide by […]

Microsoft fortifies Windows 7 kernel with overrun buster

Microsoft engineers have fortified the latest version of Windows with a feature designed to make it significantly harder for attackers to exploit bugs that may be lurking deep inside the operating system. The safeguard is called safe unlinking, and it’s been dropped into a part of the Windows 7 kernel that allocates and deallocates chunks […]

Vista Service Pack 2 Now Ready for Download

Microsoft has released a standalone installer for Windows Vista SP2 and Windows Server 2008 SP2 today. The software giant posted some things to know about the service packs last month, one of the warnings is if “vLite” was used to customize your Windows Vista installation, you may have removed required system components which prevent Service […]

Windows Secrets Article about the Conficker worm

Run a Conficker removal tool before April 1 By Brian Livingston @ windows secrets Computers infected with the infamous Conficker worm will start scanning the Internet for instructions this April Fools’ Day, and the results won’t be a funny joke. I’m publishing a special news update today to correct some misinformation that’s been circulating and […]