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Microsoft Windows 7 – Useful Links


Now that the Windows 7 Beta has been out for while (come on Microsoft, it works, just get on and release it, don’t wait until August!). I thought I would just collect a few useful web links together to do with Windows 7 that you may find helpful

Microsoft Windows 7 – Product Site

This is the main Microsoft link for everything to do with Windows 7

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Microsoft Windows 7 Technical Library Roadmap

A great Windows 7 Resource from Microsoft

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Paul Thurrott’s Winsupersite

Paul’s site should be your fist port of call after Microsoft. His knowledge and experience of Windows is amazing

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Paul Thurrott on Windows Weekly

Paul discusses all things Windows and normally gives out a Windows tip (currently Windows 7) on his Weekly podcast on Leo Laporte’s Twit Network – Windows Weekly

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Tweaks and Enhancements for Windows 7

This is a great blog post with lots of tweaks and enhancements for Windows 7

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Windows 7 News

Catch up wth the latest news, rumours, screenshots and video’s on Windows 7 here

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Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Windows 7

This is a technical preview of Kaspersky’s Anti Virus program for Windows 7

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January 22, 2009 Posted by | Windows 7 | , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Remove multiple Applications – Glary utilities

Sometimes it can be annoying when you want to remove several applications from your machine and to have to to each one one at a time via the control panel can be a real pain. I have recently come across a utility called Glary Utilities which allows you to remove multiple applications at once but also includes lots of other features

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October 27, 2008 Posted by | Utilities | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 Beta 2

With all the recent focus on Google Chrome, its easy to forget that Internet Explorer 8 Beta 2 has been out for a short while now

You can find out more information about Internet Explorer 8 Beta 2 here

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September 14, 2008 Posted by | Internet Explorer | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Monitor System Temperature, Fan Speed and Voltages from inside Windows

This is a great little free utility called Hwmonitor that allows you to view the health sensors in your system (Temperature/Fan Speed/Voltage) from within Windows

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September 13, 2008 Posted by | PC Information | , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New Microsoft adverts with Bill Gates and Jerry Seinfeld

Here are the new Microsoft Adverts with Bill Gates and Jerry Seinfeld.

1st Advert – Shoe Circus

2nd Advert – The Family (Long uncut Version)

I have to admit so far I am completely underwhelmed

But is it any better or worse than what they produced for Windows 95…

September 12, 2008 Posted by | Comments | , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

SVCHost – What are they all doing (SVCHost Viewer)

It can be really annoying when you look in task manager and see a few processes are SVCHost.
What are they all doing?

Well this is a handy utility called SVCHost Viewer which gives a detailed display on what exactly all those SVCHost processes are doing

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September 7, 2008 Posted by | General Software, PC Information | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Drivermax – Backup your device/system drivers for XP/Vista/2003


This is a great free program that allows you to create a backup of your device/system drivers, so no need to search for device drivers discs when reinstalling.

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April 15, 2008 Posted by | Utilities | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Windows 2008 Step by Step Guides

Excellent how to guides for Windows 2008

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April 8, 2008 Posted by | Training | , , | Leave a comment

Microsoft Videos

View a wide variety of Microsoft videos including, keynote speeches, how-to instructions, and demo’s

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April 6, 2008 Posted by | Technology TV/Web & Radio Shows, Training | , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Free HP Training Online

Free online training from HP covering subjects from Network attached storage, Exchange 2007, Disaster Recovery, Wireless Security, to Windows Vista and Office 2007

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April 5, 2008 Posted by | General Software, Training | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment