Windows 7 Service Pack 1 Leaked Screenshots

Finally the cat is out of the bag with leak of first ever Microsoft Windows 7 Service Pack 1 screenshots, the series of images posted at a non-english blog shows the SP1 installer suggesting that it sizes around 149.4 MB in its current build form.

Windows 7 SP1 Installer

According to the blogger the total number of updates in the current build of Service Pack 1 is around 150, these updates bring the Windows 7 compilation build number between: 7600.20500 and 20,700.

Know Why HDD LED Is Flashing Or Why The CPU Fan Gets Louder Even When You Are Not Doing Anything

As the name suggests free Windows utility "What's my computer doing?" lets you see what is causing your hard-disk LED to blink or the CPU fan getting louder even when you're not doing anything.

PC Activity Monitor

Nothing groundbreaking but the utility can come handy getting rid of unwanted software products hogging your HDD and CPU when ideal and provides enough information and links to verify authenticity of the running process easily.

More Reports Confirming Eminent Windows 7 SP1 Release

Windows 7 SP1We have posted about indicative proofs of Microsoft doing internal Windows 7 SP1 testing and now to further support the unconfirmed news bloggers at ZDNet are now reporting that they have received several reports supporting claims of undergoing Windows 7 SP1 testing and have seen lists of post-RTM build numbers for Windows 7.

“Aurora” Exploit Used In Google China Attack Now Public

ExploitThe Internet Explorer vulnerability used to accomplish the recent cyber-attack on Google in China is now public, the yet-to-be-patched Internet Explorer vulnerability dubbed “Aurora” is still a threat as no solution is yet available to prevent it.

Net Guard 2010 - Private, Anonymous And Secure Internet Experience For Free

Net Guard 2010 BoxIf you missed the Astrill Beta Invite here is another option to surf the web privately and securely via an encrypted internet connection for free using Web Point Net Guard 2010, the speed-limited free version provides an anonymous internet connection letting users surf the Web invisibly with any Web browser, instant messenger or newsgroup browser without any hassle.

Net Guard 2010 Encrypted Proxy Connection For Free

Net Guard 2010 is one of the most easiest and flawless proxy solution that we have reviewed here, once installed your simply need to click the login and logoff button to start and stop the anonymity engine - this is far more easy than using a complicated VPN connection or proxy solution which requires configurations to be done manually.

iPrint - Smart Utility Saves Printing Costs

iPrintPrinter ink costs more than human blood and we can easily save money on printing costs by using smart utilities like iPrint which let users remove unwanted content from their print-jobs, think iPrint as an advanced print-preview utility which sits in-between your applications and printer allowing users to automatically detect and remove pages with no content with options to manually remove unwanted pages easily, iPrint also allows printing multiple pages on each sheet of paper further saving ink consumption.

iPrint Ink Saver

While doing its job iPrint keeps track of print-jobs measuring total savings and displaying handy reports.

Microsoft Now Allows Renting Windows And Office Software Worldwide

Microsoft Software RentalInternet cafés, hotel and airport kiosks, business service centers, and similar office equipment leasing companies were not allowed to rent Windows and Office products to others until now, but after conducting experiments Microsoft has finally decided to roll out this business model for there Windows and Office product line worldwide, here is what Microsoft Partner Network Website has to say about the new rental licensing program :

Windows desktop operating system and Microsoft Office system licenses do not permit renting, leasing, or outsourcing the software to a third party. As a result, many organizations that rent, lease, or outsource desktop PCs to third parties (such as Internet cafés, hotel and airport kiosks, business service centers, and office equipment leasing companies) are not compliant with Microsoft license requirements.
Rental Rights are a simple way for organizations to get a waiver of these licensing restrictions through a one-time license transaction valid for the term of the underlying software license or life of the PC. Solidify your role as trusted advisor by helping your customers become compliant using an additive license that fits their business model—without requiring special tools, processes, reporting, or paperwork.

How Microsoft Software Rental Program Works

Once acquired rental rights licenses permit organizations to rent, lease, loan, or outsource PCs to third parties with licensed, qualifying Windows operating systems and PCs with licensed, qualifying Microsoft Office applications.

Astrill - Unrestricted, Unlimited, Secure And Anonymous Internet Access, 100 Exclusive Beta Invites For Our Readers

AstrillWe have reviewed a wide range of free and paid anonymity services including VPN and proxy based solutions to bypass internet censorship with ease, a new anonymity service named Astrill is now here to raise the bar in already competitive internet censorship bypassing solution market - the service currently under invite only beta allows users to browse the web securely and anonymously via a private encryption algorithm so nobody (not even your ISP) can know what sites you have been watching. With Astrill users can bypasses any kind of firewall or filtering and use Wi-Fi on public places with safety as nobody will be able to snoop into the encrypted data stream.

Astrill Proxy Service

Astrill is very easy to use and all you need to do is to install the utility and signin with your registered username/password to get started, We have 100 EXCLUSIVE beta invites for our readers, to register for free limited period beta follow the instructions at the end of the post.

ChromiumOS Cherry - Carry And Use Google Chrome OS From Your USB Disk

ChromiumOS CherryWanna give Google Chrome OS a try here is a nice option to install the OS on your USB pen-drive without the hassle of compiling your own distro from source-code, thanks to ChromiumOS Cherry you can now download a pre-compiled build of Google Chrome OS ready to install on your USB pendrive and boot directly into Chrome OS on any machine capable of booting from USB.

Free Fixer - A Must Have Malware Diagnostic And Removal Utility For Advance Computer Users

Free FixerMalwareBytes and SUPERAntiSpyware are two popular and trusted free software's when it comes to cleaning of malware ridden computers, but these automated signature based scanners become useless when you are dealing with a little known malware not yet included in the anti-malware database or when the malware is smart enough to detect presence of these utilities and terminate them, in such cases advance computer users resort to manual removal of infected files by taking help from tools like ARSwp, System Repair Engineer, SpyDLLRemover and ATool to name a few - today I am going to share a pretty little known but excellent must-have utility dubbed 'FreeFixer' which provides everything you will be needing to detect and get rid of those hard-to-remove malware files manually.

FreeFixer Main Malware Scanner

FreeFixer is an simple to use utility which allows users to scan and delete potentially unwanted files belonging to adwares, spywares, trojans, viruses and worms; unlike other signature based automated malware-busters FreeFixer simply scans all the places from where these malware gets loaded white-listing trusted known genuine files allowing advanced computer users to detect and remove unwanted files from getting loaded next time you boot your computer.

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