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Windows Vista

Includes tips and tricks as well as troubleshooting information on Windows Vista

MS AntiSpyware 2009 is Fake

If you recently faced any security alert showing MS AntiSpyware 2009 and possible messages of your computer security being compromised, take a deep breath and cool down. It is a fake program (spyware) and installs itself with some codec's into your system. It keeps popping up from your Tray Icon saying that your computer system’s privacy is compromised and you would need to activate the trial version by purchasing the licensed version. In fact this one keeps alerting every 5 minutes and shows fake ......

Installing the ASP to ASP.NET Migration Assistant on Windows Vista

Note: The ASP to ASP.NET Migration tool was designed when ASP.NET v1.0 was just out and it does most of the conversion related to the then model. Also, there are a few known issues and it doesn't do a near to perfect conversion. If you are starting with ASP.NET development, the latest version is ASP.NET 3.5 which is a part of Visual Studio 2008 and I believe it provides conversion from classic ASP as well. As a part of the upcoming Virtual Tech Days, I am trying to demonstrate on migrating from ASP ......

Windows Vista - which one to buy? - compare editions

If you are like me and wanted a comparison on which edition of Windows Vista to buy, you could just visit the following Microsoft.com site http://www.microsoft.com/wi... to get the best idea of the features you would like to have and decide accordingly. Most of the editions today come with SP1. So, many of the compatibility issues with a lot of third party solutions have been fixed now. The Windows Vista Ultimate, needless to say, is the best you could ......

Windows Vista Specifying the Privelege Elevation for Legacy Applications

One of the interesting things about Windows Vista is the User Acccount Control (UAC) and the Elevation it requires when executing activities that require Administrative Priveleges. Windows Vista, by default runs users as a Standard User and as such when an administrative task is attempted, it prompts you to verify the permission. If you are running your applications on Windows Vista for the first time, you may be a little amused by this operation but it shows the security model that has been the ......

Windows Vista Upgrade Advisor 1.0

If you are running a Windows XP machine and itching your hands to upgrade to Windows Vista, Windows Vista Upgrade Advisor is something which you would love to check out. Windows Vista Upgrade Advisor is designed to help Windows XP users identify whether their PCs are ready for an upgrade to Windows Vista, which edition of Windows Vista meets their needs, and which features of Windows Vista will be able to run on their PCs. Windows Vista Upgrade Advisor will help you determine if your current PC is ......

Why Windows Vista? - Reason 2 on why you should move on to Windows Vista

Well, I just thought of continuing my earlier post to share my day to day experiences of using Vista so that it benefits everyone and more so, the folks who keep questioning - "Why Windows Vista". One of the key features that I could see is the "Search" that comes as an integrated component with Windows Vista. The ability to search for keywords, phrases from "Start" Icon brings productivity and ease of access to information to the greatest possible levels. With Windows Vista, you dont need to install ......

Why Windows Vista? - Reason 1 on why you should move on to Windows Vista

Why Windows Vista is the question that previals in many of our minds. Many of the users running Windows XP SP2 must be much happier with the features, security and other related things and would wonder on why Windows Vista is required. One of the top reasons I felt was the world of improvements that have been made with regard to Network Sharing and Connectivity. If you are person who keeps travelling frequently, there are a variety of places where you would require to change the network connection ......

Why Windows Vista? - Reason 3 on why you should move on to Windows Vista

Why Windows Vista costs less than you think? Windows Vista delivers great value to businesses by addressing critical business scenarios. Firstly, it empowers your people by making it easy for them to find, share and use information. Secondly, it enables mobile and remote workers to stay connected and productive wherever they are. Windows Vista also addresses growing security threats and helps protect your people's data in and out of office, secure your environment, and makes it easier to achieve ......

Windows Vista - the official name for “Longhorn”

Windows Vista - the official name for “Longhorn” Microsoft Corporation unveiled the Official Name for "Longhorn" on July 22, 2005 at its Head Quarters, Redmond, Washington. More information and the announcement Video is available at Microsoft Press Release The official name for "Longhorn" is Windows Vista and the Logo has been released, as above. Beta 1, targeted at developers and IT professionals, will be available by August 3, 2005. The name looks Good and Stylish and LongHorn is expected to have ......