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November 28, 2009  11:16 PM

Windows 7 Overtakes Mac OS X



Posted by: Tony Bradley
Apple, Mac OS X, market share, Microsoft, operating system, Windows 7

Windows 7 has been officially available for just over a month, but in that short time it has captured as much of the operating system market as all versions of Apple's Mac OS X...

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November 27, 2009  12:54 AM

Protecting Data from Internal Threats



Posted by: Tony Bradley
compromise, enemy within, insider threat, security, Windows 7, Windows XP, Zecurion, Zecurion Partner Network, ZGate

The information security industry is built on a model of protecting internal network assets and resources from external threats. IT and security administrators are heavily invested in the concept of the network perimeter and an us-vs-them approach. The problem is that most of the threats actually...


November 24, 2009  9:12 AM

Microsoft Denies Secret NSA Backdoor in Windows 7



Posted by: Tony Bradley
backdoor, conspiracy theory, eavesdropping, Microsoft, NSA, spying, tin foil hat, Windows 7, wiretap

Knock, knock. Tighten up your tinfoil hat, its going to be a long ride. Conspiracy theorists are acccusing Microsoft of building a secret 'backdoor' into the Windows 7 operating system that will allow Uncle Sam to sneak in...


November 8, 2009  8:24 PM

Migrate Smoothly to Windows 7 with Microsoft Solution Accelerators



Posted by: Tony Bradley
ACT, Application Compatibility Toolkit, MAP, Microsoft, Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit, Windows 7, Windows XP

If you are only upgrading a handful of systems you can use the Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor to determine if they are ready to make the switch to the new operating system. Do you need to


November 7, 2009  8:05 AM

Windows 7: Working In XP Mode



Posted by: Tony Bradley
applications, drivers, legacy, Windows 7, Windows Virtual PC, Windows XP, XP Mode

Windows 7 is far better than Windows Vista was in terms of driver and application compatibility available when the operating system launched, but many users may still run into issues. Microsoft developed


October 27, 2009  11:49 PM

Letting Go of Windows XP



Posted by: Tony Bradley
computer, interface, Microsoft, operating system, upgrade, Windows 7, Windows XP

I know. You've had that operating system longer than you've had kids. You have been through four cars, two homes, three jobs and a dog while maintaining the same tried and true operating system. You managed not to get swept into the Windows Vista vortex, and you're proud of it. Why stop...


October 27, 2009  8:20 AM

Microsoft Drops Windows 7 Family Guy Promotion



Posted by: Tony Bradley
Family Guy, marketing promotion, Microsoft, Windows 7

So long Stewie-- we hardly knew you. After viewing a taping of the upcoming episode it was supposed to sponsor as a marketing promotion for Windows 7, Microsoft has...


October 26, 2009  9:41 AM

The Windows 7 Whopper



Posted by: Tony Bradley
7 beef patties, Burger King, Japan, Whopper, Windows 7

I am pretty sure this would violate some FDA rules regarding nutrition, but in Japan Burger King marked the official release of Windows 7 by introducing the Windows 7 Whopper. The Windows 7 Whopper...


October 21, 2009  10:50 PM

Prepare for Windows 7



Posted by: Tony Bradley
compatibilty, devices, hardware, software, upgrade, Windows 7, Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor, Windows XP

Drum roll please.....we're down to counting hours instead of days. Tomorrow Windows 7 will be upon us. If you're part of the


October 18, 2009  10:36 PM

Setting Up a Home Group in Windows 7



Posted by: Tony Bradley
Home Group, home networking, step-by-step, video tutorial, Windows 7

Microsoft has both improved and simplified home networking and the ability to share resources between computers in Windows 7 with Home Groups. Inspired by the


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