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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.

Change Your Drives Icons And Background Image

Drive IconsDrives Background Image 2.0 is a nice little free utility to set custom Windows Drives Icons and Windows explorer Background image, the software lets you easily select and set your favorite image as background image and Drives Icon at your will.

Drive Wallpaper

You can have different backgrounds and icons for each drive and get relived from the same old plain explorer white background and default Windows drive icons.

RapidLeecher Ultimate 2007 v 2.0 (23-10-07)

RapidshareLeecher 2007 v 2.0 is a free software to download files from the world's largest file-sharing network Rapidshare, this version automatically decodes the image code allowing you to use the service without any hassle in a more easy way, RapidLeecher 2007 can run into fully automatic mode residing into system tray using minimal system resources monitoring user clipboard and autostart file download from rapidshare in background as soon as a rapidshare link is copied into the clipboard. The free software has support for proxy servers so that you can download many files at the same time (using different proxy). and multiple instance of the software. Requires Microsoft .Net 2 framework to work.

Download SWINE Free Full Version Game

S.W.I.N.E. is a real-time tactical strategy game in which you must carry out extremely varied missions while taking advantage of the terrain and your units’ special abilities.

Game Features:

  • 12 missions for each race plus additional multiplayer maps with a
    variety of playing modes for hours of entertaining gameplay
  • 15 different combat and service units for each race, with their own unique roles and attributes
  • Units gain experience and can be upgraded by the player continuously for progressive gameplay
  • Dynamic weather effects, day and night missions, a variety of landscape types heighten realism

Microsoft Updating Files Without User Consent and Windows Update Turned Off !!

Microsoft is doing it again, users are reporting stealth updates at Microsoft Windows XP and Vista forums, files are getting updated without consent and even while Windows Update is turned off.

The new update has the version number 7.0.6000.381,A user Dean-Dean at the Microsoft forum states:

"Windows Update Software 7.0.6000.381 is an update to Windows Update itself. It is an update for both Windows XP and Windows Vista. Unless the update is installed, Windows Update won't work, at least in terms of searching for further updates. Normal use of Windows Update, in other words, is blocked until this update is installed."

Dean-Dean names several files that are changed on XP and Vista as below:

In XP, the following files are updated:

1. cdm.dll
2. wuapi.dll
3. wuauclt.exe
4. wuaucpl.cpl
5. wuaueng.dll
6. wucltui.dll
7. wups.dll
8. wups2.dll
9. wuweb.dll

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