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Windows ‘Blue’ Blues – Is Windows 8.1 Really Perfect?

After releasing Windows 8 in October 2012, Microsoft is back with its update Windows 8.1. Everything that is coming in 8.1 seems like a genuine improvement. The company finally presented Windows 8.1 for the first time at its Build Windows Developers conference in San Francisco on June 26, and it released an early preview - or beta - version for software developers to test.

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Top 10 Windows Vista Issues

Windows Vista – the predecessor to Windows 7 – was one of Microsoft's hotly debated operating systems to date. During its earliest years, Vista was plagued with security issues, high memory usage problems and many more issues. As time has passed, many of the early issues have been dealt with accordingly, but is still riddled with issues. Below is a guide on how to prevent or fix these common issues:

1. Software Incompatibility

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Best and Secure Operating systems to use

1) Windows 8:

Windows 8 is a new version of Microsoft which tends to lead many new features. It is empowering you for a new excitement. Its security process is much stronger than the previous versions. It included new security systems like malware filtering, built in antivirus capabilities and much more.

2) Linux:

Linux is a top class operating system. You can set it to more security by customizing it. Linux has motivated vulnerability patching strategy.

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IPhone Opposing Android Devices Versus Window Phones

After the launch of iPhone by the Apple Computers , there has been a great deal of demands in the industry of mobile phones. Consequently, iPhone becomes the most popular device and considered as the most luxurious phone.

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Understanding File/Folder permissions and changing ownership rights on Windows 7

The File/Folder Permission under Windows 7 accords the user with the right to View, Read, Write, Modify, and Delete files or folders. This means that files or folders can either be restricted, or opened and customized to fit a particular use.

There are 7 (seven) types of Permission options that can be set for folders, and 6 (Six) for files:

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Guide to install and run Windows 8 Consumer Preview in dual environment

Recently, on the 29th of February 2012, Microsoft launched their Windows 8 Consumer Preview’s public beta version which enables enhanced user’s experience, application building, App store experience and so on. One who wants to test or play around the latest edition of Microsoft Windows can download the ISO image from http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/download-shop and may install either a single OS (Operating System) mode or dual environment with your existing Windows 7/Vista/XP operating system.

System Requirements:

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How to check your OS version and Service Pack in Windows XP?

I've been encountering people worldwide who are unaware of what does "OS" mean. Typically, we use this acronym when one is being asked technically about problems in computers, laptops, gadgets or application software. So to properly troubleshoot their technical problems, one has to know what "OS" they're using. This write up is for non tech savvy individuals.

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Top 20 Best Free Software for Windows Vista Operating System

Now you do not need to spend huge cash for buying suitable software for your Windows Vista PC because various software is available without any cost. Just surf the net and choose the most appropriate software that will best suit your needs. Here is the top 20 free software list for Windows Vista operating system.

1. Audacity:

This is a free software that will help you in editing and recording audio. You will be able to record any type of audio and convert it into DVD or CDs.

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What is an Event viewer and how to create a custom view?

Events are the occurrence of anything within an operating system. Logs are used to save, create or update events. Event logs are files which records the user’s event while working with windows operating system. Such as log in to windows, user log off, and such other events related to user’s activities. An administrator can create events and these will be recorded in event log files automatically. These recorded events can be viewed by a user at any time.

Event Viewer with Windows 7