Author Archive Install Windows 7 without a DVD drive

December 06, 2011 by in

So you’ve decided it’s finally time to take the plunge and install Windows 7 on one of those computers you have lying around, but there’s a small problem… Using Pen & Touch Input on Windows 7

November 09, 2011 by in

Windows 8 is coming next year (at least, that’s what we expect) and we all know it’s going to be optimized for touch screens and tablets.

GFI Vipre: Facebook Users Beware-A little too chatty?

November 08, 2011 by in GFI Vipre

There’s a program called ChatSend currently doing the rounds on Facebook, and at time of writing just over 114,000 people have hit the “Like” button which no doubt means a high proportion of that tally have downloaded and installed it. Including one in my stream— Troubleshooting Network Connectivity

October 19, 2011 by in

Network problems can be frustrating and difficult to track down, but with some time and patience you can usually figure out where the problem originates. The End of Anonymity

October 07, 2011 by in

Fact is, regardless of the pros and cons, it seems to me we’re headed toward a
future where remaining anonymous may be impossible, or at least increasingly

GFI Vipre: Beware of Charitable Search Results

October 07, 2011 by in GFI Vipre

Some downloads come with additional extras that you wouldn’t see if you’d grabbed them from the official developer site.

GFI Vipre: Another round of bad ads in Bing

September 22, 2011 by in GFI Vipre

We’re seeing some more bad adverts popping up in Bing – just like the original attack, these results are served with very basic search terms… Under the Hood of Your Windows 7 Computer, Part 1

September 09, 2011 by in

A Windows 7 computer is a pretty complicated piece of electronic machinery…

GFI Vipre: Of Spam and Speeding

September 01, 2011 by in GFI Vipre

Our engineers over at the AV Labs have spotted recently a deluge of spam about a “traffic ticket” Windows 7 v. the Apple Cats -Who’s More Secure?

August 18, 2011 by in

It’s “common knowledge” that Mac users don’t have to worry about all those pesky security issues that plague PC people, right?

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