Not always as easy as it seems access Windows updates, especially when the machine you intend to install Windows Internet features. The former is a sufficient reason to use Windows Updates Downloader, a program that will download to our disk updates that exist for each OS of Microsoft.
But there are more valid reasons for use this program. For example, in the cases that we want to integrate the updates within the installation, in unattended installations, so to be installed at the same time that the OS, or in the cases that we need an update in a particular language or when we are just not willing to manually download all facilities once installed the system. Continue reading “Windows Updates Downloader: Download the updates for Windows”
The UI interface (formerly known as Metro) for Windows 8, has generated much controversy. Conceived as an interface for touch devices, the new operating system has not been well received, with a small market share, 4 months after its launch. However, the problems generated by the UI interface could be resolved, the hand of Microsoft itself.
The hope lies in the changes that Windows 8 Embedded version, which would come out in late March; allow users to remove some or most of UI. Such embedded variants are used in contexts where certain features are not needed for an OS to be reduced to a minimum, such as ATM (automated teller machines), suppliers, outlets, computer kiosks or some consoles and video games machines. Continue reading “Windows 8 could reduce UI interface in future embedded versions”
Lync 2013, a collaborative tool that provides enterprise-level features such as VoIP or video over IP. There will be versions for iOS or Windows Phone next month, a port to Android in April and the arrival of the iPad versions and integrated support for Skype in a few months.
Lync consist of software and hardware integrated, developed by Microsoft partners and optimized to join video conference open from Lync. Other new features for video conferencing is Lync Room, which will facilitate the task, without any kind of technical problems (in theory) because the settings will be automatic. Continue reading “Microsoft unveils Lync 2013”
Undeniably, Windows 8 had a beginning and not too promising as optimistic as Microsoft believed it. Today there is a base of users who use Windows 7 that are still majority, since the most recent operating system of the company has received more criticism than praise.
Therefore, Microsoft has decided to sink the accelerator as much as possible and advance proprietary browser version of Windows 8 and the Surface. The version of IE10 for Windows 7, which should have been ready by the end of March, the doors would appear in late February. Continue reading “Microsoft wants to overtake the output of IE10 for Windows 7”
Microsoft Office is the most popular office suite in the world, but its popularity is found only on the desktop since in reality few people know that there is a version in the cloud called Office 365 which makes compared to alternatives such as Google Docs or Zoho Docs.
So far, the problem of Office 365 was that the suite was very focused on the professional world and therefore practically was only used by enterprises and some institutions. However, announced the availability of Microsoft Office 365 Home Premium, a new version of Office in the cloud aimed at the consumer market. Continue reading “Microsoft presents the new Office 365 Home Premium”
There are a number of reasons that can be very useful as Windows Offline program. But first we will tell you what the role of this small portable program is: download all the patches and updates to both Windows and Office.
But for whatever reason, we can not always have updated the computer. If we are of those who install Windows every short time by a virus attack or several flaws, we will want to have on hand all the updates. It is also helpful to save all Microsoft patches, on a DVD or USB, if a friend asks us to pre-install Windows from scratch. Continue reading “Windows Offline: download all updates and patches for Windows”
One of the easiest things for a more or less advanced user is to uninstall Windows. What we call “uninstall” actually is to remove everything that is inside the Windows partition, which format the partition with no trace of the OS anymore.
But what about those facilities poorly made or previously failed? What if we have two or three Windows installed on the same disc? NanWick Windows uninstaller will help us to eliminate any Windows, from Windows Vista (does not support XP). Continue reading “NanWick Windows Uninstaller helps you to uninstall Windows”
One of the worst things that Windows is the poor organization of installed programs that gets worse if you are one of those who install zillions programs. Instead of installing everything in one folder for each program, spread a lot of files in different locations.
The same problems of bad design have certain uninstaller that does not completely eliminate all traces of the program, but they leave behind folders, DLLs and shortcuts. Fortunately there is a solution and a program called ShortcutsMan. Continue reading “ShortcutsMan: clean shortcuts program that you do not have installed”
From next February 13, Windows Live Mesh will cease to exist. Microsoft has informed service subscribers to be passed to SkyDrive, although some of the basic features of Live Mesh will not be retained.
Windows Live Mesh is a tool created to share files between Windows and Mac OS X, in addition to providing remote access. It had started to operate in April 2008, after that Microsoft will do with the property of FolderShare, purchased ByteTaxi Inc, being improved later by Microsoft. Continue reading “Windows Live Mesh ends on February 13”
BitDefender has announced the availability of a new version of its antivirus that has the name Bitdefender Windows 8 Security. Obviously this software comes fully renovated to resemble the new interface of Windows 8 and according to the company is “the first antivirus for Windows 8”.
Of course there is a lot of antivirus compatible with Windows 8, but that Bitdefender is claiming is that this is specifically designed for the new operating system.
One of the key points of Bitdefender Windows 8 Security is integration with the Early Launch Anti-malware Microsoft (ELAM), this means that the security of our computer is always guarantees because the service will run before the boot drivers to avoid possible infections. Continue reading “BitDefender Windows 8 Security: First antivirus for Windows 8”