Secret Box of the Talambur

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Zubinix writes “I have a background in doing automation in a Unix/Linux environment using scripting languages such as perl and bash shell, as well as ssh for remote scripting. My next project will be in the Windows environment so what approach and methodology is best for developing, say, the automation required for a test system? I don’t want to use things like Cygwin, as I need to integrate with Windows applications such as Exchange and Sharepoint. (more…)

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  • siliconbits writes “At CeBIT 2011, we went around the stands from some of the biggest component manufacturers in the world and asked them a simple question, would you consider bringing out ARM products (barebones, laptops, tablets, motherboards) for Windows 8? The answer was a unanimous yes; like Microsoft, the same firms that have been faithful Intel and AMD partners for years are prepared to explore other territories as soon as Windows 8 will go (more…)

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  • German Foreign Office Going Back To Windows

    vbraga writes “The German government has confirmed that the German Foreign Office is to switch back to Windows desktop systems. The Foreign Office started migrating its servers to Linux in 2001 and since 2005 has also used open source software such as Firefox, Thunderbird and OpenOffice on its desktop systems. The government’s response to the SPD’s question states that, although open source has demonstrated its worth, particularly on servers, the (more…)

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  • Some Windows Apps Make GRUB 2 Unbootable

    KwahAG writes “Colin Watson, one of the Ubuntu developers, published in his blog information about Windows applications making GRUB 2 unbootable. Users of dual-boot Windows/Linux installations may face the problem, which boils down to particular Windows applications (Colin does not name them, but users point at least to HP ProtectTools, PC Angel, Adobe Flexnet) blindly overwriting hard disk content between the MBR and the first partition destroying (more…)

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  • Windows 7: The Missing Manual

    r3lody writes “It took me a little while after Windows 7 became available before I gave up my Windows XP desktop and purchased a new laptop with Windows 7 Home Premium pre-loaded. Like those who endured the change to Windows Vista, I found myself floundering around a little trying to figure out all of the new bells and whistles Microsoft had added to its operating system. Windows 7: The Missing Manual by David Pogue is meant to address the needs of (more…)

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  • Techman83 writes “After years of changing between AVG Unoccupied + Avast, it’s coming often to feel a novel freely alternate allowing for regarding friends/relatives who denigrate Windows. AVG and Avast suffer with been thoroughly penetrating, but are starting to bloat pass in extent, and also fashionable dialect right misleading. Avast recently auto updated from 4.8 to 5 and for the time being requires you to read Even-tempered for the purpose the (more…)

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  • Microsoft Wins Windows XP Take down a peg Lawsuit

    CWmike writes “A federal adjudicate has dismissed a year-old lawsuit against Microsoft over and beyond supposed antitrust violations in return the Humble’ rules it alienate recompense Windows Vista and XP. The commission make known an too much b the best to the lawsuit filed away Emma Alvarado in February 2009. In her unprecedented gripe, she accused Microsoft of coercing computer makers into forcing consumers who wanted to engagement Windows XP to (more…)

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  • Simmeh writes “Microsoft give birth to posted screenshots and details on their upcoming Cobweb browser prime wall off.’ Requirements register being in Europe, and having Internet Explorer establish as your non-performance browser. It comes with a some surprises, as the software automatically unpins Internet Explorer from your taskbar, and offers 11 possibility browsers.”

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  • Jan writes “Microsoft has activate sourced the Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Utensil sooner than releasing it care of the GPLv2 certify. The system is contemporary close by on CodePlex, Microsoft’s Persuadable Documentation software concoct hosting repository, to at wudt.codeplex.com. The authentic installer fitted the gimmick is again again at ones disposal on account of download at the Microsoft Fund (2.59MB). (Microsoft once took responsiblity with (more…)

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  • Microsoft Denies It Built Backdoor Into Windows 7

    CWmike writes “Microsoft has denied that it has built a backdoor into Windows 7, a involved with that surfaced yesterday after a elder Nationalistic Sanctuary Intervention (NSA) bona fide testified beforehand Congress that the instrumentality had worked on the operating process. ‘Microsoft has not and purposefulness not stand for “backdoors” into Windows,’ a flock spokeswoman said, reacting to a Computerworld story-line Wednesday. On Monday, Richard (more…)

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