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Windows 7 – The Successor to Windows Vista

In the days of cool and catchy names (Feisty Fawn, Jaunty Jackalope and Snow Leopard) Microsoft is going back to the basics and has decided to call its next Operating System – Windows 7. Yes, its official now. The successor to Windows Vista will be called Windows 7. That’s how Windows started out. In the […]

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Everything You Wanted To Know About Windows 7

The Windows 7 FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) What is Windows 7? Windows 7 is the successor to Windows Vista. When will it be released? Microsoft is aiming for a Jan 2010 release. But, it’s too early to tell for sure. If all is well, then it may even be released in time for 2009 Christmas. […]

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New Antivirus Shootout by Virus.gr

Virus.gr has released the results of Antivirus shootout conducted on June 21, 2008. Forty-nine antimalware products were tested by them using 246705 virus samples. This test was conducted by virusp, a private virus collector. Top 5 single-engine Premium Antivirus products : 4. Kaspersky version 8.0.0.357 – 97.95% 5. eScan version 9.0.742.1 – 97.44% 6. The […]

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Enable Explorer Thumbnails for Custom File Types

By default Windows Explorer recognizes and generates thumbnails for a few pre-defined formats. It doesn’t generate thumbnails for many common file formats – which includes FLV, RM, RMVB, MOV, MP4, MKV. Luckily, there is a very simple fix for this. Follow these steps – Enabling Thumbnail For Generic Video File Open Note pad and paste […]

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