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UI/UX Enthusiast. Professional Android Designer. Author of AndroidUIUX.com. Gadget Lovers. Punctilious about usability and UX.

More guide on Windows 7!

windows-7-logoWith the Windows 7 retail release date become closer, a lot of guides and tips has been released to aid all the computer users to decide on the switch to Windows 7 family. Another guide just came out day ago, which is a full coverage of everything about the Windows 7, from version difference to tips and tricks, all in this 8MB pdf file by cqwang.

You can view the file here in slideshare and you can download there by clicking get file button.

Download free Windows Security Essentials to protect your home PC and laptop today!

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The long awaited Microsoft Security Essentials is officially released in 8 languages and 19 countries around the world!

You can download Microsoft Security Essentials now at http://www.microsoft.com/security_essentials/.

About Microsoft Security Essentials

  • Microsoft Security Essentials provides real-time protection for your home PC that guards against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software.
  • Microsoft Security Essentials is a free* download from Microsoft that is simple to install, easy to use, and always kept up to date so you can be assured your PC is protected by the latest technology. It’s easy to tell if your PC is secure — when you’re green, you’re good. It’s that simple.
  • Microsoft Security Essentials runs quietly and efficiently in the background so that you are free to use your Windows-based PC the way you want—without interruptions or long computer wait times.

*For Beta users: Please upgrade to latest version of Microsoft Security Essentials.
Please try this if you are still using the free AVG, Avira or whatever free antivirus. This is officially from Microsoft itself, I would say it will be much more better to protect it’s own product, the Windows. Continue reading Download free Windows Security Essentials to protect your home PC and laptop today!

Want to know more about the new Microsoft Windows 7? Guides are here …

windows-7-logoThere are several friends of mine already start switching to Windows 7 from their ex-Windows, and the feedback were all good. Now it still almost a month before the retail release, except those MSDN Technet subscriber which get hold the RTM version of it, you may want to know more about Windows 7 and what can it do for you before the real deal for switching.Here I included several links to the guide which you can have a look what Windows 7 can offer and also some tips.

This 360+ pages E-book was prepared by Rich, the owner of the mintywhite.com, allows you to have a look what sort of thing you can customize and do with your Windows 7. And it’s free !

What can be more appropriate when the Microsoft Technet itself come out with its own tips for Windows 7 for all the users. If you haven’t decide on the switch, go on ahead and check out all the tips there.

These documents include:

1) A What’s New in Windows 7 Guide, covering many new and changed Windows 7 features of interest to IT professionals, including DirectAccess, BranchCache and other networking technologies, VHD boot and other deployment technologies, and AppLocker, Biometrics, and other security technologies, and

2) A Windows 7 Manageability Overview Guide, covering the manageability improvements that can reduce total cost of ownership by helping to increase automation, improve user productivity, and provide flexible administrative control to meet compliance requirements.management technologies.

In case you do not know, Microsoft did had their Windows 7 Release Candidate (RC) available for public download and the key for it that will expired around March next year. However, they just stop distributing it few weeks back, so if you really want to try out the RC, try find it in some site (torrent or rapidshare) and get the genuine key that will last you few months here.

Fancy about Microsoft Office 2010 ? Try the Microsoft Office Web Apps (Technical Preview)!

microsoft-office-2010-logo-180208For several months I have been using the Microsoft Office 2010 Technical Preview, which means that I am one of the closed CTP tester for the impressive office suite. I must say I am impressed with the Technical Preview itself except several bugs in it, but what can we expect, it’s a Technical Preview. However, it is not released yet, and if not mistaken it haven’t even reach to the beta milestones, so either you downloaded and install it illegally (since it’s a closed preview) in trial mode or you can try a bit of the new software online with Microsoft Office Web Apps that can be accessed in your Windows Live account. Continue reading Fancy about Microsoft Office 2010 ? Try the Microsoft Office Web Apps (Technical Preview)!