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Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Microsoft Security Essentials is no longer in Beta!

Almost everyone nowadays has or should have an Antivirus on their computer. The available choices usually come in the form of: free or purchased. While most of the time the free versions would not be as great as the purchased ones, a new contender is now available and no longer in Beta from Microsoft, this new product is named: “Microsoft Security Essentials”.

The purpose of Microsoft Security Essentials is to protect against:

  • Viruses
  • Spyware
  • Trojans
  • Rootkits

So far it is very impressive, quick and simplifies the whole process; not to mention that it even has some nice videos available for: installing, scanning and fixing problems.

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

How to resolve the message: “The Web site wants to run the following add-on: 'Name ActiveX Control' from 'Microsoft Corporation'. If you trust the Web site and the add-on and want to allow it to run, click here...”

Recently, I was asked if I had an idea of how to resolve this problem; the most common and easiest solution to fixing this problem is to add the site to the Trusted Sites in Internet Explorer; while this is the easiest way to fix the problem, some of the users might not like the fact that they will have to do this the first time they access the site.

The second method to fix this problem is more involved and requires the modification of the master page, the steps for achieving this are listed in great detail in the following article:

Monday, September 21, 2009

Spending to much time reading blog postings?

If your list of blog feeds is growing out of control, try taking a look at Google Labs Fast Flip; it really does make it fast and easy to catch up with the news very quickly.

Give it a try at: Google Fastflip

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Want to learn more about Office 2010 ?

If you are itching to know more about Office 2010, below you will find two links will be very useful:

1- Office 2010 Home
2- Introduction Microsoft Office 2010 Technical Preview