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Microsoft helps FBI in exposing Scareware Fraud Schemes.

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.

Microsoft Joulemeter is a power consumption measurement tool

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, […]

Windows Phone 7 Tablet : “Not in process”

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 […]

Watch the Google Home Page come crashing down

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, […]

Open a file by drag-and-dropping it onto a Windows Taskbar icon

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 […]

Reboot & then Hibernate your Windows computer with Boot Snooze

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 […]

3 geeky Windows Run commands you want to know!

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 […]

Giveaway : ZoneAlarm Pro Firewall 2010

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.

Interactive map of Linux Kernel

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 […]

Auto create folder & move files into it with Files 2 Folder

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. […]

The Overlay Icons in Windows explained

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 […]

Kid-Key-Lock: Lock your Keyboard & Mouse to secure your PC

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 turns 20!

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.

Ready-to-use Show desktop app for your Windows 7

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 […]