Investigators from Microsoft’s Digital Crimes Unit, with the support of Microsoft’s Malware Protection Center and Customer Support Services, helped the Federal Bureau of Investigations, USA, in tackling fake antivirus , security or other optimization software (rogueware or scareware) scams.
Joulemeter from Microsoft Research is a software-based mechanism to measure the energy usage of virtual machines (VM), servers, desktops, laptops, and even individual software running on a Windows computer. Microsoft Joulemeter Joulemeter estimates the energy usage of a VM, computer, […]
At an event in Singapore, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said that the company is focusing on “Designing WP7 for Phones only” . This comment is squashed all the rumors doing the net and also disappointed all those who had expressed […]
Google is the most popular search engine, used by millions, world wide. What if the Google home page was to come crashing down … literally!? Gravity is a website where you can watch the Google home page come tumbling down, […]
One of the most visible changes in Windows 10/8/7 has been its elegantly designed and very useful taskbar, which can even be further tweaked using Taskbar Thumbnail Resizer or the Windows Taskbar Thumbnail Customizer. Open a file by drag-and-dropping it […]
Most of us either Hibernate our Windows computers or put it on Standby, thereby missing out the sometimes beneficial advantages of the occasional reboot. Windows works better when it is completely shut down and then started up again, every once […]
We have earlier blogged about the new Run commands in Windows & also seen how one can create your own run commands for Windows 10/8/7/Vista. Geeky Windows Run commands The Run command in Windows, let you run any Windows task […]
ZoneAlarm Pro is a powerful firewall software that not only protects your computer from hackers, your personal data by blocking spyware and adware, but also protects your identity with the myVAULT utility, thereby keeping your computer safe.
The Linux kernel is an operating system kernel used by the Linux family of Unix-like operating systems. It is one of the most complex & prominent examples of free & open source software. This Interactive Map of Linux Kernel gives […]
Files 2 Folder adds a right-click shell extension, Files 2 Folder, to your Windows File Explorer, that will when selected, automatically create a folder based on the selected file’s name and move that single file into that auto created folder. […]
You may have noticed several icons in your Windows operating system which have an overlay icon on it. This could be the most common overlay arrow icon, which indicates that the icon is a shortcut icon; or it could be […]
If you find that the search box is missing in the start menu and the Windows Explorer, then here is what you need to do. By following this tutorial, you will be able to enable or disable Windows Search in […]
Kid-Key-Lock is a simple program which can lock specific keyboard keys & mouse functions, depending on your preferences. Kid-Key-Lock Rather that locking up your Windows PC, you can now simply lock the keyboard and mouse! When Kid-Key-Lock is running, an […]
Windows 3.0 turned 20 on May 22nd, 2010! It was the third major release of Microsoft Windows, and became the first successful version of Windows & a rival to Apple Macintosh & the Commodore Amiga on the GUI front.
While we have blogged earlier about how to get the Show desktop icon back in Windows 7 taskbar, near the start button, here is a ready-to-use app with a smart icon which can do the same for your in a […]
If while installing updates or files from the Microsoft Download Center, your validation for your Genuine Windows 7 fails and you may receive a message – This copy of Windows is not Genuine, then this post may interest you. Validation […]