Category Archives: Microsoft

What to do with an old laptop?

Пост доступен на русском языке via Восстановление на Softdroid: Как вернуть к работе старый ноутбук. After five long years using my trusted (and now extremely out of date) laptop, I’ve finally moved along to something better. Old Laptop Dell Latitude … Continue reading

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UK Government says “No Evidence” IE is Less Secure

A couple days ago I had mentioned that Lord Avebury had asked the UK Government about their usage of IE. The UK Government has now answered and I am reproducing the full text of the question and answer below: Asked … Continue reading

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Lord Avebury asks UK Government to review use of IE in the Public Sector

Lord Avebury (blog, bio) has tabled a written question in the United Kingdom House of Lords yesterday, which reads as under: Lord Avebury to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, in the light of the recent announcement by Microsoft that Internet … Continue reading

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Firefox 3 and Hotmail Incompatibility?

I tried to log into my Hotmail account today with Firefox 3.0, and I got the following error: Clearing the cookies and cache doesn’t help. When I log in via IE7, it works fine. This problem started to happen after … Continue reading

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ATI Mobility Radeon Drivers from Dell

A couple of days ago I wrote about some headaches upgrading to Windows XP SP3. This was related to my ability to rotate my screen being scuttled by the SP3 update. Microsoft said I needed a driver update to restore … Continue reading

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Windows XP SP3 Update Gotchas

I took the plunge and updated my machine to Windows XP SP3 today, a good month after general release. I don’t like to install Microsoft software when it’s first released, because more often than not, there are too many unknown … Continue reading

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Windows Vista Readiness

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Is Windows XP x64’s IE relatively secure (for now)?

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Gates brands IPR opponents Communists

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view ads, get owned?

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