General, Networking, OS, Windows

Windows 8 will receive advanced networking capabilities – Microsoft

Microsoft said that in a future operating system, Windows 8 it is going to greatly simplify and automate the installation and connection to wireless broadband connection. In the corporate blog 8 Building Windows Program Manager Microsoft Devices and Networking Group Billy Anders wrote that the future flagship operating system gets a lot of new tools that allow ordinary users to simplify…

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OS, Windows

Windows 8 will be presented to update feature and reset system

New features in Windows 8 will return to factory settings without losing user data. Representatives of Microsoft introduced two new features of OS Windows8, which will restore the factory settings without losing user data. With the function update (refresh) it will be possible to reinstall Windows without losing all the user data, settings and important applications. Function of the so-called reset (reset) will…

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OS, Windows

New screenshots of Windows 8

Screenshots of the desktop, windows Windows Explorer, and other panel settings. According to CNews, Chinese technology site PCbeta could get their hands on a new build of Windows 8 – build 8172. Representatives from the site posted screenshots of the network elements of the standard system interface. In the Internet were posted screenshots of the desktop, windows, Windows Explorer («Explorer”), the panel settings,…

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OS, Windows

Windows 8 will offer password-images

No matter how opposed the security experts are, but the fact remains – no matter how many times people have warned about using strong passwords, the majority of them will still use short, simple and easy to remember. We’re not talking about what you need to stop all attempts to bring this idea to the users, but in the fact…

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OS, Windows

Microsoft demonstrated Windows Store

Microsoft in a special event revealed some official details about its new online store Windows Store, whose support will be built in the coming operating system, Windows 8 . It is reported that the portal Windows Store, users can find and purchase media content and software, and the online store will be executed in the style of Windows 8 “tile” interface like the Metro UI,…

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OS, Windows

Windows 8 could lose desktop mode when running on ARM chips

With interesting details about the upcoming operating system Windows 8 , whose public beta , according to recent reports, see the light coming in February, made ??famous technology columnist Paul Thurrott. According to him, referring to inside information, a familiar’s desktop environment, you can watch any user desktop or notebook computer running Windows, the software platform in the future may be limited to use only…

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OS, Windows

Installing Windows 8 will be easier

Windows 8 will be released in the second half of next year, probably in September, in advance, and Microsoft is trying to attract attention to the novelty. At this time, the company reported that the new operating system can be purchased online and download the installer, which has already introduced 25-digit serial number. To install the downloaded files will need to…

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Microsoft shareholders are losing faith in Steve Ballmer

The head of Microsoft, Steve Ballmer faced with a reduction in shareholders’ support despite the fact that the firm reported a record profit for the financial year – the majority of investors continue to express concern at the expense of the company’s strategy. Although 92% of shareholders voted for the reelection of Ballmer, it is somewhat less than 95% last…

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OS, Security, Windows

Pery bootkit for Windows 8

Security researcher admitted that the virus has developed a new operating system, Windows 8, which is loaded at boot on older PCs. Peter Klyayssner said his bootkit called Stoned Lite, can not circumvent the protective mechanisms of Windows 8 on the new devices. On his Twitter page, he wrote that bootkit will not load if your computer has UEFI, Unified Extensible…

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