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Install .NET Framework 1.1 on X64 Systems

This works on Vista and Windows 7.  To install .Net 1.1 and SP1 into Vista or Win7 (32 or 64 bit). Create a new folder named DotNet in C: drive (C:DotNet is used in this guide, you can change to any folder you prefer, but...
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Steven Sinofsky Leaves Microsoft

Steven Sinofsky, the executive in charge of Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system and the driving force behind the new OS, is leaving the company effective immediately.  Sinofsky the public face for Windows 8 and its new Metro interface has lots of nice things to say...
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Windows Live Messenger Retired For Skype

There is no denying Microsoft’s software shake up with Windows 8 and Office.  Microsoft’s newest version of office adds many new features including Skype integration.  If you still regularly utilize Windows Live Messenger you might want to consider moving to Skype soon. It seems that Microsoft is...
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No Service Pack 2 For Windows 7

Perhaps serving as further proof that Microsoft is supremely confident in Windows 8 and expects nothing less than success, it’s being reported that Windows 7 will not see a second Service Pack.  It’s still unusual for Microsoft to stop after Service Pack 1 but over...
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Windows 8 Released

Microsoft launched Windows 8 yesterday morning to the public at an event in New York City.  The new Windows 8 operating system and Surface tablet are an effort by Microsoft to regain interest in the flagship product Windows, and compete against Apple and Google in...
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Microsoft Surface Tablet

You can now preorder Microsoft’s 10.6-inch Surface tablet to at http://www.microsoft.com/Surface With prices starting at $499 for the 32GB model and $699 for the 64GB model. Both tablets are Wi-Fi only with VaporMg magnesium casing and a kickstand, and runs on the Windows 8 operating...
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SCCM 2012 Remote Assistance Not Working

How to fix SCCM 2012 Remote Assistance Not Working. After a brand new successful roll out of SCCM 2012 (System Center Configuration Manager) into a live environment I got a call from client clamming there Windows Remote Assistance was not working and it worked under there old system meaning SCCM 2007....
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Microsoft Internet Explorer Security Flaw

Microsoft discovered a bug or as us techies call it zero day vulnerability in the Internet Explorer web browser.  The bug makes PCs vulnerable to attacks by hackers and malicious code.  The security flaw affects hundreds of millions of Internet Explorer browser users.  Microsoft said attackers can...
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Microsoft Office 2013 Prices

Microsoft is going to sell the next version of Office called Office 2013 no shock there.  Office 2013 is going to be subscription based.  The new edition has changed dramatically to better match Windows 8. An Office 2013 subscription will cost $8.33 a month or $99.95 a...
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Installing XP drivers on Vista or 7

1. Downloading latest drivers (v14.19.50) for XP from the manufactures site and extracting them to a separate folder 2. Booting Windows 7 or Vista in the safe mode 4. Then navigate to Device Manager -> Video Adapter (VGA compatible) -> Properties 5. Click Driver -> Update driver -> Browse -> Let me pick -> Display adapters -> Have disk -> give path to the folder...
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