Restrict Programs From Accessing The Internet In Windows

Windows Firewall is a handy tool to control the Internet traffic to and from Windows. Windows Firewall lets the user to allow or disallow programs from accessing the Internet. This dialog box usually comes when we open a program for the first time. Windows Firewall was introduced in Windows XP SP1 and it is still …

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Download Windows 8 Developer Edition [Pre-Beta Release]

Download Windows 8 Developer Edition now! Microsoft Windows 8 is now publicly available for download and testing. It is a pre-beta release meaning that it should not be installed in a production environment. Here are some of the features of Windows 8: Metro Style UI Windows 8 introduces a beautiful new user interface (UI) designed …

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Foxit PDF Reader 5 Released With Ribbon UI

Foxit PDF Reader 5 has been released recently. The new Foxit PDF Reader 5 includes a lot of new enhancements and improvements. The most notable is the Ribbon UI and a Google Chrome like tabbed interface. Foxit Reader is generally known for its slim and sleek design and small size as compared to Adobe Reader. …

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Internet Explorer 9: how to pin your site to the taskbar?

Pin web sites to task bar of Windows 7 by IE9, a new interesting feature of Microsoft’s browser. Internet Explorer 9 has a new interesting feature which should be good to know that allows you pin selected sites on the tasks bar of windows 7. It looks interesting in combination with the new task bar of Windows 7 Thanks to Microsoft we have an easy access to our favorites and can open them from the super bar instantly.

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Windows 7 on Fourth at Computer Market

Windows 7 has reached 25% market share of all operating systems in the world. Number of existing users of  Windows XP drops down by stat counters survey.

Windows 7 na co czwartym komputerze

Windows 7 could be called a miracle of Microsoft. The operating system is selling like hotcakes since the very beginning , when it made its debut on October 22 last year. Only after three months the market was at the tenth position in the world on the computer , then by time it just gone better.

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Windows XP Luna Theme for Windows 7

While Windows 7 has become the fastest growing Operating System ever and it’s been adapted by many people. But there are few who just want to stay with the old look and feel of Windows XP and don’t want to learn the new UI enhancements of Windows 7. The good news is that they can easily upgrade to Windows 7 while the UI remains same as Windows XP.

The UI theme that came with Windows XP by default was Luna. Satukoro has ported this Luna theme of Windows XP to the latest version of Windows 7. So if you install the Windows XP theme for Windows 7, your Windows 7 GUI will become that of Windows XP. Here’s a quick screenshot of Windows 7 turned into Windows XP.


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17 Awesome Windows 8 Wallpapers

While Windows 7 has already been in limelight for quite some time now, Windows 8 has just started to float. We have posted some news about Windows 8 at iMicrosoft blog. Here I want to share some cool wallpapers of Windows 8 which I have been collecting for quite sometime now.

If you like any of the wallpapers, just click on it and you’ll get the full version of the wallpaper. You can also click on View slide show to view the wallpapers as a slideshow or click on Download All in order to download all the wallpapers at once.

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Backup Error 0x81000038 In Windows 7 [KB981907]

One of my clients was getting error 0x81000038 whenever she started the backup tool in Windows 7. She said that whatever she selected, whether internal drives or external drives, she was getting the same error. She restarted the system but to no avail.

I searched the internet for any possible solutions and got the KB981907 from Microsoft Knowledgebase. This problem occurs when the AppData key in the registry is missing or corrupt for the currently logged in user. This error is user specific so if there are 10 user accounts in one system and all of them are getting the same error 0x81000038, all of them need to fix their AppData key in the registry.

In fact there are two solutions to this problem, one is a temporary fix and the other one is the permanent one.

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8 Free Defragmentation Tools For Windows

One reason of the degradation of performance in Windows is the file fragmentation. According to Wikipedia, fragmentation means:

In computer storage, fragmentation is a phenomenon in which storage space is used inefficiently, reducing storage capacity and in most cases performance. The term is also used to denote the wasted space itself.


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