Tag: Windows XP

Apr 15 2011

Microsoft gives Vista users the FINGER with no Internet Explorer 10

With Microsoft not delivering on a mobile platform that works, and with their declining desktop operating system market dropping, Microsoft has decided to make an attempt to speed the process of their demise… by giving the finger to their customer base… that’s right— Microsoft has decided that Internet Explorer 10 is too good for Vista …

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Nov 03 2010

Microsoft Windows 7 Turns ONE

The Redmond giant is enjoying some very nice news. They’re still enjoying the growth of Windows 7 and estimates are that within the next 2+ years, the market will be flooded with Windows 7; wiping out Windows XP— finally. According to Microsoft they’ve sold 240 million copies of Windows 7 [from October 22nd 2009], but …

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Sep 15 2010

Found Bug: Dragon NaturallySpeaking v10 Pasting New Words [HTML]

I believe I found a new bug in Dragon NaturallySpeaking; it’s not new- I’ve really known about it since version 8, but I never thought about it until today… When it happened again. In Dragon NaturallySpeaking, you can crash it by simply entering a new word in the system by copy/cut and paste words from …

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Aug 11 2010

LEHSYS Download Watch – 08/11/2010

These are some items that I notice, like to keep an eye on and also to notate any new programs/software that could be useful. I offer this as some links you should be curious about and if they can help you. There’s utilities for mounting folders and directories, and handling multi-page tiff files. There’s browser …

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Jul 17 2010

Topics of the Week for July 16th

This week in technology has been pretty interesting Google continues its world domination of the smartphone with the android platform. it continues to flex its muscles in its appeal to the public, placing tons of pressure on the iPhone and Microsoft keep generating strong competition. Apple concedes that ‘we’re not perfect.’… Try to shut down …

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Apr 24 2010

The Previous Week In Interesting – 04/24/2010

I’m trying something new here. I’m trying stories that I’ve read throughout week, that I thought were interesting and sharing them with you. So, everyone finds different things interesting- these were mine; Apple still acting like a jerk, McAfee is re-enforcing it’s position as a technology moron and Microsoft continues to slowly tighten the hatch …

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Apr 16 2010

Tablet Machines Are A Must Have – Right Now.

The media can’t take it’s eyes off of the iPad. And it’s really great that there’s so much attention going to it, but what’s so special about it anyway? It’s basically a Netbook with a touchscreen, flipped around and a webcam built-in; there’s nothing special to see here. I don’t get it… why the obsession …

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Mar 10 2010

Download: Lammer Context Menu

I really like finding applications that should be, or could have been, a standard function of the Windows operating system. A lot of people would agree that there are some utilities and some functions have been added by independent programmers for the Windows operating system that make it so much easier to use in comparison …

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Nov 09 2009

Be Nice: Microsoft.com still doesn’t like Firefox

I understand the concept of wanting to protect your product and self-preservation, but where’s the adherement to web standards? Why can’t you just understand there are standards and everything needs to work through a browser. And because a person chooses to use a browser other than Internet Explorer they should not suffer a penalty.   …

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Oct 30 2009

Making the comparison: Replacing WinZIP with 7ZIP

Can everyone agree that ZIP is a standard now? I think it’s a standard now. It’s basic functionality was built in to the Windows XP Operating System; you could open ZIP [compressed] files without doing anything. I’ve an associate that absolutely swears by WinZIP. It’s the end all be all of file compression and all …

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