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The free Windows Defender is now available for download. Formerly Microsoft AntiSpyware, Defender beta 2 has a simpler user interface, a new spyware/malware detection engine, and can run without admistrator privileges to make running with more security even easier.
Jubo reminds that June 30, 2006 brings the end of extended support for Windows 98, Windows 98 Second Edition and Windows Me, which is the final death for any Microsoft operating system.
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 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.
Anthony Park has released a web browser for Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005.
With the release of the newest version of Windows, Vista, coming very soon, Microsoft has been talking a lot about the new operating system. In the midst of all this discussion though, a key part of it, Internet Explorer 7 (IE7), currently in an internal beta format, surfaced on the net. Yet again, Microsoft seems to be exposed.
We all have them in our system tray, programs that load up and use precious memory resources and take up valuable space on your taskbar.
Engadget is reporting that the new Mac will only run Vista. There’s other discussion on Memeorandum.
There are three main aspects: the player, the file format, and the authoring tool/IDE. Flash games can be developed for websites, interactive TV, as well as handheld devices. There is no need to adopt multiple programming languages to build games.
Normally, the articles for this are about trends and technologies in Windows. This story will be a bit more about Bill Gates, founder and chief software architect of Microsoft. Something Bill Gates and his wife Melinda are becoming more known for though is the charitable work of their foundation. Time magazine made them their “Person of the Year.”
Those who picked up the Xbox 360 just after midnight on its launch date may be surprised to know Microsoft has convergence with Windows Live planned for Xbox Live.
Now that the smells of late night pizza and beer Xbox 360 gaming have been replaced with the aroma of roasting turkeys, it’s a good time to recount Bill Gates comments pre-launch about the future of the platform.
For months, the blogosphere was abuzz about potential “Microsoft killers,” mainly because of the advent of open source, customizable, server-based applications put forth by whippersnapper companies like Google and Mozilla. Worldwide governments, too, forced the Redmond, Washington-based software giant to open up its code to competition. How would Microsoft deal with it? Gates and company answered today during a preview of two Web-based software services-Windows Live and Microsoft Office Live.
“Windows Beat Unix, But It Won’t Beat Linux” makes some valid points, but I think it leaves out one very important thing.
Jonathan Schwartz, Sun’s COO: The Value in Volume (this was posted Saturday, and definitely teases us about what’s coming today).
Flash components received a major upgrade in Flash MX 2004. One of the areas that received a facelift is the skinning mechanism. Flash 8 introduces some changes to the workflow in the authoring environment and references to paths. If you have read the earlier version of this article on skinning the Flash MX 2004 component, this article will seem very familiar because I upgraded it to reflect the changes in Flash 8.
In this article, I cover skinning using the library and themes, and through code I explore skinning using the prototype method, subclassing a component class, and the initObject method. Armed with this knowledge, you will be able to take better control of your application’s look and feel and have a good understanding of how flexible the skinning architecture is in Flash 8.
Software monstrosity Microsoft launched the second beta of their Monad shell for both the x86 and x64. The new technology of the Monad shell allows the administrators to better handle automation and control system management tasks for desktops and servers.
Creating a Windows Explorer Clone with Complete Shell Browsing GUI in your Visual C++ MFC Application with Shell MegaPack Active
Any developer who has ever wanted to provide file/folder browsing or file-selection functionality in his own application knows the utter lack of simple, extensible and customizable MFC components for this purpose.
The Windows formerly known as Longhorn landed in the laps of developers today in a beta format. August 3rd was the date they announced last week when the named this beast Vista but Microsoft got so excited they couldn’t contain themselves and sent it out today.
Microsoft announced on Friday the name of its newest version of Windows best known as Longhorn. The new name, Vista, is the official name of Microsoft’s newest operating system, due out in late 2006, probably around the holidays and a server version will be out in 2007.
The software company disclosed the latest version of its automotive-grade software platform in Yokohama.