AVG Antivirus is one of the most popular free virus protection softwares available on the internet. Anti-Virus, Anti-Spyware and LinkScanner are three basic protection levels offered by the Free AVG 9.0 antivirus solution.
System Requirements for Free AVG 9.0:
Windows 2000 Professional/XP Home/XP Professional/Vista/7
Intel Pentium CPU 1,8 GHz
512 MB of RAM memory
550 MB of free hard drive space (for installation purposes)
Virus or Trojan attacks disable task manager, registry editor, run dialog box or send to context menu. Any user who has been running computer regularly can give list of such windows registry errors. There are over 32 such problems/errors that we come across again and again.
XP Quick Fix is a portable, small and fast utility which solves these problems (including command line utility) thus a must have on your computer!
Using XP Quick Fix is very simple to use, just run it, and click on the button with the relevant fix. Clicking a fix button is safe and will not harm even a proper configured computer!
Following are common fixes present in XP Quick Fix tool:
Enable Task Manager
Enable Registry Editor
Stop “My Documents” open at startup
Enable Folder Options
Restore missing Run dialog box
Enable Command Prompt
Restore “My Computer” properties
Restore Device Manager
Fix delay in opening Explorer
Restore grayed Explorer and Taskbar toolbars
Restore “My Documents” properties
Remove OEM splash and wallpaper
Restore My Network Places to Desktop
Enable Recovery Console
Restore grayed file associations
Fix right-click error
Fix slow network file/shared/remote
Restore Network icon to system tray
Fix slow hotkeys
Fix CD/DVD drive is missing or not recognized
Fix CD auto play
Restore “Send To” context menu item
Restore the native ZIP file integration
Fix error 1606 couldn’t access network location
Error when trying to access Add or Remove Program and Features program
Note: This program works great on Windows XP but some of the fixes may work on Windows 7 and Vista.
Those who are looking for a free HTML editor or wanted an upgrade to FrontPage their search ends here. Microsoft announced that the HTML editor Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2007 will be now available as a free download.
Microsoft has discontinued FrontPage, so you might want to download SharePoint Desiger and give it a try. Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2007 is a WYSIWYG HTML editor and general web design software that was made to replace the ageing Microsoft FrontPage, and is a part of the SharePoint family of products. SharePoint Designer shares its HTML rendering engine with Microsoft Expression Web, another general HTML editor, and does not rely on the non-standard Internet Explorer’s Trident engine. The only real difference between SharePoint Designer and Expression web is that SharePoint Designer 2007 is capable of integrating with other SharePoint products while Expression web is not.
You will need to have a Windows Live, Hotmail, or Microsoft Messenger account.
Microsoft has announced that its upcoming Windows 7 will have six editions – Starter, Basic, Home Premium, Professional, Ultimate and Enterprise. But unlike Windows Vista, upgrading to a higher, more featured version will not result in loss of existing features from the lower version. Also Windows 7 is designed to be more hardware compatible and will run easily on small netbooks as well as power packed gaming desktops.
Windows 7 Editions
Windows Starter edition – It will be pre-installed by an OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer), this edition is available only in the OEM channel on new PCs limited to specific types of hardware. Which means you cannot buy is directly from the market.
Windows 7 Home Basic edition – It will be available only in emerging markets, for customers looking for an entry-point Windows experience on a full-size value PC. Which means you cannot buy it in the US.
Windows 7 Home Premium edition – It gives full-function PC experience and a visually rich environment in everything from the way they experience entertainment to the way they connect their devices. It is recommended for all consumers like us.
Windows 7 Professional edition – It will be available for small businesses and people who work at home but have to operate in an IT-managed or business environment where security and productivity are critical. Vista Business users will prefer this version.
Windows 7 Ultimate edition – It will be available PC enthusiasts who want it all and customers who want the security features such as BitLocker found in Windows 7 Enterprise edition. This would really be loaded with features Windows7 will boast about.
Windows 7 Enterprise edition – It will offer advanced data protection, lower cost compliance and IT tools to streamline PC management and help save costs, while enabling access to information from anywhere for business users. It will not be available at retail or by OEMs for pre-installation on a new PC. So you cannot buy it from stores.