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Windows 7 To Be Released In October

Windows 7 To Be Released In October

by CaptainPC - Microsoft announced on June 2 that Windows 7 will be on new PC's hitting store shelves on October 22 of this year, ending considerable debate as to whether the new OS would be available for this...

Zero Day Flaw In Microsoft DirectShow With QuickTime Content

by CaptainPC - Microsoft posted a quick fix for a zero day flaw found in Microsoft Directshow used in processing Quicktime content. This vunerability affects users of Windows XP, 2000, and Server 2003. If any of...

To Vista Or Not To Vista

by CaptainPC - disclaimer: the author is expressing his own opinion in some of this blog – and as someone observed, “opinions are like armpits; everybody has them and most of the time they…..” ….well, you get the...

Personal Computing - We've Come A Long Way

Personal Computing - We've Come A Long Way

by CaptainPC - One of the constants of personal computing, as in life, is that change happens. Whether we like the changes or not, we all have to deal with them. I remember experiencing my first personal...

Singing Heigh-Ho, Come to the Fair........

Singing Heigh-Ho, Come to the Fair........

by VivaLasViejas - Just got back from a fun-filled trip to our local county fair with darling husband and my teenage sons. It was the stuff of Norman Rockwell paintings, a perfect summer Saturday spent wandering...

McAfee Study On Dangerous Web Search Terms

by CaptainPC - One of the big boys on the Internet Security block, McAfee, published a report using data from 2008 titled “The Web’s Most Dangerous Search Terms.” The report is freely available to everyone as a...

The Last Child Graduates

The Last Child Graduates

by VivaLasViejas - Tonight was Ben's Baccalaureate ceremony, a tradition which, as a Christian parent, I'm glad to see still going strong even in this 'politically correct' age. Our kids need all the prayers and...

Situational Awareness

by CaptainPC - I am not a fighter pilot, but I have played one on numerous flight simulators in days gone by. Even though flying a PC cannot compare to real flight, I learned a few of things about what it takes to...

Too Soon Old.........Too Late Smart?

by VivaLasViejas - Or is it a day late and a dollar short? Either way, like comedian Bill Engvall, I've always been about 15 degrees off "cool". I wondered for years why I was always just behind the curve. I missed...


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