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4 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

Microsoft's email change is confusing

I have a Toshiba laptop running Windows 7, and when I click on your column , I used to use the file button on the top of the page, and when the email link is shown, I used to hit it and my email addresses came up so that I could forward your column to my sons-in-law.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Laptops/Notebooks, Computers, Science / Technology

12 hrs ago | Tom's Hardware

Surge In Chromebook Sales Catches LCD Suppliers Off Guard

According to a report from NPD Displaywatch , demand for LCD panels this year is outstripping the supply, mainly because of a surge in Chromebook sales and a rush to replace old Windows XP machines.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, CPU, Microsoft, Startups

15 hrs ago | The Inquirer

Google Chromebooks and Windows XP demise cause surprise LCD surge

DEMAND FOR LCD SCREENS is outstripping supply as more gadgets are being built, with experts warning that prices are climbing as a result.

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16 hrs ago | NixCraft

5 Awesome Open Source Cloning Software

Disk cloning is quite useful in modern data centers for: In this post, I'm going to list the Free and Open Source Software for Disk Imaging and Cloning that you can use for GNU/Linux, *BSD and Mac OS X desktop operating systems.

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Related Topix: Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Linux, Science, Computer Science, Computers, PC

20 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Users still running Windows XP - survey

More than 16 percent of all PC users who agreed to provide data to the distributed global Kaspersky Security Network were still working on computers running Windows XP in June 2014.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Computers

21 hrs ago | MSDN Blogs

How to register your program for file extensions shared with other programs

One frequently asked question is, "how do we register our program for a file extension when other versions that handle it might also be installed?" The overarching question is really about how to have non-shared resources both write to a shared resource.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

Adding a new user account profile in Windows 8

If you have more than one user on your computer, you can set up a separate profile for each user where each will have their own desktop settings and access to their own email.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, PC, Microsoft, Startups

GHacks

Mozilla resolves "Firefox is already running" shutdown issue

When it comes to running Firefox on Windows, the dreaded "Firefox is already running" error message when trying to launch the browser on the system is highly annoying.

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Related Topix: Mozilla, Science / Technology

Andrew MacNeill

WPF - Setting Up Themes

At a client recently, we developed our WPF application under Windows 7, tested it under Windows XP and everything looked great.

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InfoWorld

Good news from HP: It could be worse

No new layoffs, no new buckets of red ink, and strong corporate PC sales show that HP may have stopped sinking Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman doesn't look anything like Santa Claus, but she's carrying a huge sack on her back -- and it's not full of toys.

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Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Hewlett Packard, Science / Technology

GuruFocus.com

New Catalysts Will Drive Intel Higher

An Intel turnaround looked likely in May, and the organization conveyed handsomely when it reported its second-quarter results.

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Related Topix: Startups, Intel, Microsoft, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Re/code

HP Still Touting Windows 7 PCs, Two Years After Windows 8 Debut

While Microsoft continues to update Windows 8 to address its critics, some computer makers have a different way to please fans of classic Windows: Just keep selling computers with the old software.

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Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Hewlett Packard, Microsoft, Startups, Computers, PC, Science / Technology

ComputerWorld

HP reports surprise growth as PC sales climb

HP's revenue climbed 1 percent to $27.6 billion for the quarter ended July 31, the company announced Wednesday.

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The Code Project

Rendering text with Direct2D & DirectWrite

This is the first article in a series intended to illustrate an approach to safer C++ development made possible by the C++11 standard, while building our code directly on top of the Windows C and COM based APIs.

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Related Topix: Programming Languages, Science / Technology, Microsoft, Startups

This is Hull

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James Smith, of Hull IT specialists Oughtred and Harrison, has waerned about the dangers to Windows XP users of the CryptoLocker virus AT LEAST four businesses in East Yorkshire have been hit by a damaging computer virus, IT firm Oughtred and Harrison has said.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

MSDN Blogs

Security Updates for Windows XP Embedded and Windows Embedded Standard 2009 - July 2014

Note: MyOEM is a restricted-access portal for OEM partners with a valid license agreement with Microsoft or with a Microsoft Authorized Embedded Distributor and for internal OEM employees.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Microsoft, Startups

Computing.co.uk

Munich considers dumping Linux to return to Windows - after just one year

Munich, the German city that pioneered a shift from Microsoft Windows to Linux on the desktop, is considering a switch back after user complaints.

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Related Topix: Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Linux

Today.Az

Internet Explorer gets new name

In an "Ask Me Anything" chat on Reddit last week, engineers from Microsoft's Internet Explorer team fielded questions about the world's most infamous Web browser.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Reddit, Science / Technology

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Hispanic Business

Horizon Datasys Expands Its Offices to Keep Up With the Increasing Demand for Its Line of Products

The move will enable the company to have access to a new office space double the size of the one it had previously.

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InformationWeek

Windows 'Threshold': 7 Things To Expect

Microsoft will reportedly release its next version of Windows as a public preview by this fall.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Science / Technology

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