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Windows Live OneCare Released

The beta of version 2.0 of Windows Live OneCare, Microsoft’s all-in-one PC care service, should be over, with the final version of 2.0 released to all subscribers.

OneCare – Why You Can’t Sync Your Mobile Device

I’ve been going crazy for months, unable to sync my Windows Mobile device (the T-Mobile MDA) with my computer, or even connect it via USB to move files over (thank god for MiniSD). Turns out there’s a known reason for it: Windows Live OneCare.

Live OneCare Family Safety Beta Available

Microsoft opened up its Windows Live OneCare Family Safety beta this week. Parents can sign up to test the service designed give them more control over what their children see and do on the Internet.

Windows Live OneCare 90-Day Trial

Today is May 4, and that means April, and its special offer for a year of OneCare for $20 is in the past.

Windows OneCare: Free Perpetual Beta

Time is running out; just four days left to snag a year of Microsoft’s excellent Windows Live OneCare security software for just twenty bucks.

Time To Get OneCare

Its April, and you know what that means.

Finally, Info On OneCare Pricing

CNET has an anonymous source telling them that Microsoft will announce this week that it plans to ship the release version of Windows OneCare Live before the summer.

Microsoft Wont Release Virus Fix In Time

Microsoft has said that it won’t release an updated version of its Malicious Software Removal Tool until February 14, as was always scheduled, even though that version will contain a fix for the Kama Sutra/Blackworm/MyWife virus, which is set to delete Office documents on February 3.

Windows OneCare Firewall Hole

News.com reports that the firewall in the Windows OneCare beta comes with blanket default rules for the Java Virtual Machine, creating a security hole that would be a major exploit point if OneCare were in wide use.

Windows OneCare Security Service Entering Beta

The Microsoft PC health service has begun accepting applications for prospective beta testers.

Microsoft OneCare Attacked and Defended

Dan Gillmor has opened up the Bayosphere, which hints at his citizen journalism initiatives that he left the San Jose Mercury News to work on.

Microsoft Gives The Greenlight to OneCare Security

Taking a stab at the security world and, further, a punch at anti-virus giants Symantec and McAfee, Microsoft said it will release Windows OneCare, a subscription PC tuneup and firewall service to ride along with virus and spyware protection.