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Microsoft to celebrate Windows 10 launch around the world on July 29

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On Monday, Microsoft Corp. announced its plans to launch Windows 10 on July 29 with global fan celebrations, joint efforts with thousands of retailers, including all Microsoft store locations, a new global advertising campaign, and a new year-long initiative to celebrate people and organizations making a difference around the world. Available for the first time as a free upgrade*, Windows 10 delivers a fast and familiar experience that is more secure and automatically up-to-date. Featuring new innovations like Cortana**, Microsoft Edge and Xbox integration, Windows 10 is the best Windows ever.

?Windows 10 was built to empower people to do great things. We are thrilled to celebrate the launch of Windows 10 with our fans,? said Yusuf Mehdi, corporate vice president of Windows and Devices Marketing at Microsoft. ?We?ll mark the launch of Windows 10 by celebrating the people and organizations that upgrade the world every day ? and by helping them do more in their communities.?

Global launch celebrations for Windows fans

Windows fans have helped shape Windows 10, with 5 million Windows Insiders providing valuable feedback. The Windows Insiders will be the first to receive Windows 10 and are invited to join Windows 10 fan celebrations in 13 cities around the world, including Sydney, Tokyo, Singapore, Beijing, New Delhi, Dubai, Nairobi, Berlin, Johannesburg, Madrid, London, S?o Paulo, and New York City. Fan celebrations will offer hands-on opportunities, experiential demos, entertainment and opportunities to meet the Windows team.

Microsoft stores will celebrate the launch of Windows 10 in more than 110 stores in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico. In select Microsoft stores, fan celebrations will feature Windows 10 pop-up demo experiences, prizes, giveaways and more. Microsoft stores are committed to delivering outstanding choice, value and service, including Answer Desk services and free in-store workshops that will help people learn how to get the most out of Windows 10.




Microsoft to celebrate Windows 10 launch around the world on July 29 | News Center

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A: Microsoft to celebrate Windows 10 launch around the world on July 29

Microsoft temporarily suspends Windows 10 preview build availability ahead of RTM


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The Windows 10 RTM (release to manufacturing) milestone is close at hand.

On July 13, Microsoft temporarily suspended availability of Windows 10 for PC preview builds in preparation for the upgrade process, which commences July 29.

"Windows Insiders have been the first to see our work on Windows 10 at every stage. Now you will also be the first to get a build flighted to you using the channels that we'll use for targeting and deploying to PCs for our staged rollout," said Gabe Aul, head of the Windows 10 Insider program in a July 13 update to a previous blog post.

More from Aul:"We're suspending the availability of Windows 10 builds briefly while we prepare for that (rollout), and the next build that we flight to you will be delivered using the production channels. Starting tomorrow (July 14), we will also not be delivering any additional ISOs at this point as we really need Insiders to be using, stressing, and validating our distribution and upgrade processes. We'll make ISOs available again in the future, but for now we ask you to upgrade your current build via Windows Update once the next build is released."




Microsoft temporarily suspends Windows 10 preview build availability ahead of RTM | ZDNet

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We hope you enjoyed this week?s episode of This Week on Windows!

Beginning today, find the perfect last-minute gift or treat yourself during the Countdown to 2018 sale with deals of up to 50% off popular PC games, up to 65% on select Xbox Digital Games, up to 60% off popular movies and TV shows, up to 75% on must-have software and apps for Windows 10, great deals on Surface and Xbox One bundles, entertainment and more! You can shop the sale now at Microsoft Store online, on your Windows 10 PC, and on your Xbox.

Below we?ve rounded up some of the best Countdown deals, available now at Microsoft Store:
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There are numerous adventurous options on sale now for PC and Xbox gamers alike:
PC Games
Save up to 50% on popular PC games for Windows 10, including these favorites:

Disneyland Adventures ? 35% off

The Disneyland theme park comes alive like never before. Each adventure is based on the park?s real-life attractions, with opportunities to interact with beloved Disney characters.

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Gorgeous graphics and more than 700 Forzavista cars to collect bring you the danger and beauty of competitive racing at its limit.

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Xbox Consoles
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Get Ready for Windows 10

On July 29, you can get Windows 10 for PCs and tablets by taking advantage of the free upgrade offer, or on a new Windows 10 PC from your favorite retailer. If you purchase a new Windows 8.1 device between now and then, the Windows 10 upgrade will be available to you and many retail stores will upgrade your new device for you.

The Windows 10 upgrade is designed to be compatible with your current Windows device and applications*. We are hard at work to make this upgrade process a great experience. You can reserve your free Windows 10 upgrade now through a simple reservation process. Look for this icon in your system tray at the bottom of your screen, simply click on the icon, and then complete the reservation process. You can find more details on how this works at Windows.com.




Hello World: Windows 10 Available on July 29

A:Hello World: Windows 10 Available on July 29

I'll be doing my reservation tonight. I just have to make sure my Sysadmin doesn't allow the update throught WSUS or it'll be a real mess.

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AMD?s CEO has said that Windows 10 will ?launch? in July, a casual utterance that may or may not reflect the current thinking in Redmond.

But assuming she wasn?t just making air-shaped noises, let?s consider the horrible, unready quality of Windows 10 today and wonder aloud how Microsoft could possibly make this July date. I have a theory.
First, the quote.

During an earnings conference call with press and analysts, AMD president and CEO Lisa Su answered a question about processor inventory in the coming quarters like so.

?With the Windows 10 launch at the end of July, we are watching sort of the impact of that on the back-to-school season, and expect that it might have a bit of a delay to the normal back-to-school season inventory build-up.?

Now, launch is a very specific word. It?s different from ?RTM,? or ?release to manufacturing,? the term we typically use to describe the completion of a software product, even though there is no real manufacturing process per se anymore. RTM isn?t launch?it precedes the launch by some number of weeks or even months?but in Microsoft?s world, RTM isn?t really even the final milestone in a product?s development lifecycle. Indeed, with OS products in particular, RTM is just a step down a path.

So launch is a curious word.




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A:Thinking About a Possible July Launch of Windows 10

my plans for win10 is to get the free copies installed in all of my computers, create a drive image, delete it then put linux back on all of my computers :-) I may leave one computer as a dual boot.

my only question is, why would the amd president say it will be july. could she mean that is when it will be available to the manufacturers?

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Microsoft has continued to be relatively vague about when Windows 10 will launch, repeatedly saying that the OS is coming "this summer." However it appears as though AMD CEO Lisa Su has spoiled Microsoft's surprise, revealing a more specific launch...

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A:AMD CEO accidentally reveals Windows 10 will launch in late July

Per Hansson said:





I hope this is not true, in it's current form Win10 works really poorly compared to a RTM release.
I don't think there is any way it can be brought up to RTM standards in such a short timeframe!Click to expand...

I dare say that whatever build Microsoft are working on is quite a bit further ahead of what we're seeing in the Technical Preview. 3 months to polish seems like enough time, the back end is already very stable, its seems like it's mostly front end stuff like UI that they need to clean up.
 

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Click Here.  Article text on bugs mostly experienced by the PC World writers, so worth reading.  Article solicits for other folks to comment on bugs they find.
 
If I find other mags with similar articles, I'll edit this post and add them here.
 
A more 'live' version of what's happening right now, is in tenforums, here.  I'm monitoring that one.
 
See the comments in this other PC World article.
 
EDIT, 7:56pm US Central time:  Mr. Leonhard of InfoWorld thinks he's got solutions, here.

A:PC World article on Windows Launch Bugs

 
I Hope this isn't Windows new BSOD. Not very informative.

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Ive looked over the posts in this forums and can see that you guys are swamped, so really dont expect much feedback on this, but ill post anyway because i feel its required to do so to fulfill requirements given by Blizzard Corp.

I have a Acer Travelmate 6460 Laptop, Windows XP Service pack 3, Centrino Duo chips, and 2 gb RAM.

Last saturday morning i tried to log on to my gameaccount and found that i wasnt able to do so, because my password had changed. I managed to create a trial account and thus log on the game and could then see that one of my chars was online. Later on, one of my ingame friends could confirm that the char had been continously online for at least 48 hours.

I managed finally to get in contact with a Blizz employee and he / she adviced me to follow the steps given in a Blizz forum thread:

http://forums.wow-europe.com/thread.html?topicId=5383442401&sid=1

These steps includes the following:

1. Scan with ATF Cleaner
2. Scan with Ad-Aware
2. Scan with Spybot Serach & Destroy
4. Scan with MBAM
5. Complete virusscan (i use latest edition AVG)
6. Create Log with Hijackthis software.

The process above cleaned and deleted several trackers and cookies, and also some other malicious software. But i cant be sure if my system is clean so to speak

I do not have have the neccessary skills to read and analyze a log created with this software, so i would really appreciate if someone would take some time and maybe give me a hand here...

Log is following here... Read more

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Microsoft has finally revealed that Windows 10 will officially launch on July 29th, 2015, confirming a previous statement from AMD CEO Lisa Su that suggested the operating system will launch in late July.

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A:Microsoft to release Windows 10 on July 29th

I got a notification about win 10 free upgrade today. It asked me to register and after that it said that I will be a 3 gb download.
 

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Full Article: Microsoft Confirms Windows 10 Anniversary Update Launches in July

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The July release date for the Anniversary Update concerns only the RS1 version, which is actually the first wave of the update, with a second one projected to take place sometime in early 2017.

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After an update I'm unable to access the above mentioned games.  They load without problems and then the window minimizes.  When you put the pointer above the taskbar pin it shows the window but when you move off to get to the full window it
disappears.  What do I need to do to get these games back and running correctly?<style></style>

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I've downloaded the game from official site. Then it updated.
After that i clicked "Play". The current window dissapears but nothing happens. I tried again - same result.

I'm using:
Windows XP (i think it's Service Pack 3)
CPU: Amd 2.4 (overclocked so it could count as 2.7 i think)
RAM: 1GB
Video: nVidia GeForce FX 5900 Zt

A few days ago I couldn't launch Call Of Duty 5: World At War either.

I installed the latest Video drivers and DirectX - Still the same.
The game requires at least nVidia GeForce 6800 - but i think i've played games that require more than what i have.
P.S. - Sorry for the capital "L" in "launch".
 

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I've downloaded the game from a torrent tracker. Then it updated.
After that i clicked "Play". The current window dissapears but nothing happens. I tried again - same result.

I'm using:
Windows XP (i think it's Service Pack 3)
CPU: Amd 2.4 (overclocked so it could count as 2.7 i think)
RAM: 1GB
Video: nVidia GeForce FX 5900 Zt

A few days ago I couldn't launch Call Of Duty 5: World At War either.
 

A:Can't launch Need For Speed World

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Hello!

I seem to have a problem with a game called World In Conflict. When i try to launch the game, i see it on taskbar, (Nothing else happens) and then it just goes back to desktop and that's it. The game used to work fine before. It is the original DVD.

I'm running under Windows Vista Home Basic. Have tried compatibility mode for Windows XP (sp2) and running as an administrator.
I also tried running the Install Fix. It tells me that the install was fine, no files are missing.

[Edit]- I updated my ForceWare. Still doesn't make any difference.

-Dash
 

A:Solved: World In Conflict won't launch

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Microsoft picks October 26 for Windows 8 launch ? The Register

Mark October 26th down in your diary: that's the day Microsoft has chosen to release Windows 8 into the wild.
Windows leader Steve Sinofsky revealed the release date at Microsoft's annual sales meeting today and Redmond quickly emitted an organic, engaging, and convincingly human blog post with the news and the image below to confirm the date.

A:Microsoft picks October 26 for Windows 8 launch

I am on person who will not be standing in line. I doubt very much I will get it. If I get it, it will be for one computer only and will only be used for referencing.

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Microsoft working on Cloud Shell, a 'lightweight Windows version for modern computing world'

Last week, details emerged of Microsoft's plans to develop a single, unified, 'adaptive shell' for Windows 10. Known as the 'Composable Shell', or CSHELL, the company's efforts were said to be focused on establishing a universal Windows 10 version with a standardized framework to scale and adapt the OS to any type of device, display size or user experience, including smartphones, PCs, tablets, consoles, large touchscreens, and more.

Today, Petri reported that Microsoft is working on a new shell for Windows known as 'Cloud Shell'. According to internal documentation referred to in that report, Cloud Shell is described as a "lightweight version of Windows designed for the modern computing world." It also hints at plans to introduce the Cloud Shell sometime in 2017 - but little else is known about the new shell besides that.

Cloud Shell is said to be connected, in some way, with the Windows Store and Universal Windows Platform app framework, and the report speculates that it may also be related to Microsoft's plans to bring the full version of Windows 10 to mobile devices with ARM-based processors, which it announced in December.

However, the cloud nomenclature, and the reference to this being a 'lightweight' version of Windows could hint at a 'thin client'-style approach, in which the Windows 10 s... Read more

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Microsoft gave its privacy policy and service agreement a facelift Thursday, and offered users a new central clearinghouse to manage privacy settings for all the data the company keeps about them.

The newly-minted privacy dashboard (included in the Security and Privacy section of Microsoft?s account administration page) gives users links to control data stored for personalizing their experience on Bing, what apps and services use their information, whether Microsoft personalizes ads for them and whether the company can market to them via email. It?s part of a move by the company to unify and simplify most of its service agreements and privacy policies for various products under one document.




Microsoft provides privacy dashboard ahead of Windows 10 launch | Network World

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Hiya

The SOAP Toolkit can be used to add XML Web Service functionality to COM components and applications.

System Requirements

Windows Installer version 2.0 or newer is required for installation.

The SOAP client objects will run on Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 6, Windows 2000 Service Pack 1, and Windows XP.

The SOAP server objects will run on Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 6, Windows 2000, and Windows XP and require IIS to be installed.

This release requires Internet Explorer 5.0 or newer.

MSXML 4.0 will be installed with the SOAP Toolkit.

Operating System - Windows 98 & 2000 & Windows Me, Win XP

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/release.asp?ReleaseID=40378&area=search&ordinal=2

Regards

eddie
 

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When Microsoft starts rolling out Windows 10 on July 29, it won't be holding a single news-focused centralized launch or a webcast chock full of PowerPoint slides.Instead, Microsoft plans to play up "the newest generation of Windows fans," via a global advertising and online-marketing campaign, officials said on July 13.On July 29, Microsoft will host a number of fan celebrations primarily for its 5 million Windows Insiders in 13 cities around the world, including Sydney, Beijing, Tokyo, Sao Paolo, London, Berlin, Madrid, Singapore, Johannesburg, Nairobi, New Delhi, Dubai and New York City. At these events, there will be hands-on opportunities, demos, entertainments and "opportunities to meet the Windows team," company officials said.Microsoft also will kick off the launch of Windows 10 in more than 110 Microsoft Stores in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico on the 29th, with in-store events designed to help customers upgrade to Windows 10.Microsoft plans a fan-focused Windows 10 launch kick-off

A:"Microsoft plans a fan-focused Windows 10 launch kick-off", via ZDNet

I can't wait! It's coming out after I come back from Oregon.

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Microsoft Security Bulletin(s) for July 10, 2012
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Today Microsoft released the following Security Bulletin(s).

Note: Security Center - Bulletins Advisories Tools Guidance Resources and Computer and Internet Security | Microsoft Safety & Security Center are authoritative in all matters concerning Microsoft Security Bulletins! ANY e-mail, web board or newsgroup posting (including this one) should be verified by visiting these sites for official information. Microsoft never sends security or other updates as attachments. These updates must be downloaded from the microsoft.com download center or Windows Update. See the individual bulletins for details.

Because some malicious messages attempt to masquerade as official Microsoft security notices, it is recommended that you physically type the URLs into your web browser and not click on the hyperlinks provided.

Bulletin Summary:

Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for July 2012

Critical (3)

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-043 - Critical
Vulnerability in Microsoft XML Core Services Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2722479)
Published: Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-043 - Critical : Vulnerability in Microsoft XML Core Services Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2722479)

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-044 - Critical
Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2719177)
Published: T... Read more

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Hi. Could one of you experienced techies please let me know which of the High Priority Microsoft updates I should install? I have been burned before by just downloading these updates without checking them out. So these updates would inclue
Cumlative Update for IE 7
Update to Frame 3.5
Internet Explorer 8 (I am really dubious about this one)
Update for Microsoft Silver light what ever in the heck that is and
Microsoft Visual Studio 2005

Also is the microsoft malicicous software removal tool a good thing and if so I read some where that it should be updated every Tuesday. Do you recommend this?

As always I appreciate your help. Maggie
 

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Hi. Could one of you experienced techies please let me know which of the High Priority Microsoft updates I should install? I have been burned before by just downloading these updates without checking them out. So these updates would inclue
Cumlative Update for IE 7
Update to Frame 3.5
Internet Explorer 8 (I am really dubious about this one)
Update for Microsoft Silver light what ever in the heck that is and
Microsoft Visual Studio 2005

Also is the microsoft malicicous software removal tool a good thing and if so I read some where that it should be updated every Tuesday. Do you recommend this?

As always I appreciate your help. MaggieClick to expand...

Maggie:

Install the cumulative update for IE7 and the update for Microsoft NET Framework 3.5.

You don't need to install IE8, unless you want to upgrade from IE7.

You apparently already have Microsoft Silverlight installed, which is why an update for it is posted. Uninstall it in Add Or Remove Programs. You don't need it, and it's known to be problematic and to conflict with Adobe Flash Player.

I don't know why you're being prompted to install Microsoft Visual Studio 2005. It may be needed because of some program you have installed.

The Malicious Software Removal Tool is released every month. Go ahead and download it and let it run.

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Hiya

The Internet Mail Connector (IMC) enables Microsoft Exchange Server
to communicate with other mail servers via SMTP. When the IMC
receives an SMTP extended Hello (EHLO) protocol command from a
connecting SMTP server, it responds by sending a status reply that
starts with the following:
250-<Exchange server ID>Hello<Connecting server ID>

Where:
<Exchange server ID> is the fully-qualified domain name (FQDN) of
the Exchange server <Connecting server ID> is either the FQDN or
the IP address of the server that initiated the connection.

The FQDN would be used if the Exchange5.5 IMC is able to resolve
this information through a reverse DNS lookup; the IP address
would be used if a reverse DNS lookup was not possible or failed
to resolve the connecting servers IP address.

A security vulnerability results because of an unchecked buffer
In the IMC code that generates the response to the EHLO protocol
command. If the total length of the message exceeds a particular
value, the data would overrun the buffer. If the buffer were
overrun with random data, it would result in the failure of the
IMC. If, however, the buffer were overrun with carefully chosen
data, it could be possible for the attacker to run code in the
security context of the IMC, which runs as Exchange5.5 Service
Account.

It is important to note that the attacker could not simply send
Data to the IMC in order to overrun the buffer. Instead, the
Attacker would need to create a set of condi... Read more

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Microsoft Security Bulletin(s) for July 10, 2012
Note: There may be latency issues due to replication, if the page does not display keep refreshing
Today Microsoft released the following Security Bulletin(s).
Note: Security Center - Bulletins Advisories Tools Guidance Resources and Computer and Internet Security | Microsoft Safety & Security Center are authoritative in all matters concerning Microsoft Security Bulletins! ANY e-mail, web board or newsgroup posting (including this one) should be verified by visiting these sites for official information. Microsoft never sends security or other updates as attachments. These updates must be downloaded from the microsoft.com download center or Windows Update. See the individual bulletins for details.
Because some malicious messages attempt to masquerade as official Microsoft security notices, it is recommended that you physically type the URLs into your web browser and not click on the hyperlinks provided.
Bulletin Summary:
Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for July 2012
Critical (3)
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-043 - Critical
Vulnerability in Microsoft XML Core Services Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2722479)
Published: Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-043 - Critical : Vulnerability in Microsoft XML Core Services Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2722479)
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-044 - Critical
Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2719177)
Published: Tuesday, July 10, 201... Read more

A:Microsoft Security Bulletin(s) for July 10, 2012

I updated 3 machines today, no problems downloading/installing updates.
2 Win 7 OS's, and 1 XP.

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Hiya

The Microsoft Project 2000 Resource Kit is designed for administrators, information technology (IT) professionals, and support staff who deploy and support Microsoft Project 2000 and Microsoft Project Central.

The resource kit features a comprehensive set of tools to help with the installation and configuration of Microsoft Project 2000 and Microsoft Project Central in your organization, as well as articles that describe strategies and techniques that you can use to support Microsoft Project.
Part 1 - Environment
Part 2 - Deployment
Part 3 - Customizing Installation
Part 4 - Management and Support
Part 5 - Upgrading
Part 6 - Microsoft Project Central
Glossary
Toolbox

You can also view the Microsoft Project 2000 Resource Kit online at the Microsoft TechNet Web site

System Requirements
Supported Operating Systems: Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows XP

This download works with the following applications:

Microsoft Project 2000
Microsoft Project Central 2000
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...6f-b9aa-4b23-b0ad-55eb30e3da19&DisplayLang=en

Regards

eddie
 

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Hiya

This is a cumulative patch that includes the functionality of all
previously released patches for SQL Server 7.0, SQL Server 2000, MSDE
1.0, and MSDE 2000. In addition, it eliminates three newly discovered
vulnerabilities.

- Named Pipe Hijacking -
Upon system startup, SQL Server creates and listens on a specific
named pipe for incoming connections to the server. A named pipe is a
specifically named one-way or two-way channel for communication
between a pipe server and one or more pipe clients. The named pipe is
checked for verification of which connection attempts can log on to
the system running SQL Server to execute queries against data that is
stored on the server.

A flaw exists in the checking method for the named pipe that could
allow an attacker local to the system running SQL Server to hijack
(gain control of) the named pipe during another client's
authenticated logon password. This would allow the attacker to gain
control of the named pipe at the same permission level as the user
who is attempting to connect. If the user who is attempting to
connect remotely has a higher level of permissions than the attacker,
the attacker will assume those rights when the named pipe is
compromised.

- Named Pipe Denial of Service -
In the same named pipes scenario that is mentioned in the "Named Pipe
Hijacking" section of this bulletin, it is possible for an
unauthenticated user who is local to the intranet to send a very
large packet to a specific named pip... Read more

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Microsoft Security Bulletin MS05-037Vulnerability in JView Profiler Could Allow Remote Code Execution (903235)A remote code execution vulnerability exists in JView Profiler. An attacker could exploit the vulnerability by constructing a malicious Web page that could potentially allow remote code execution if a user visited the malicious Web site. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take complete control of an affected system.Vulnerability in JView Profiler Could Allow Remote Code Execution (903235)A COM Object (Javaprxy.dll) Could Cause Internet Explorer to Unexpectedly ExitIssued: July 12, 2005Version: 1.0SummaryWho should read this document: Customers who use Microsoft WindowsImpact of Vulnerability: Remote Code ExecutionSeverity Rating: CriticalRecommendation: Customers should apply the update immediately.Security Update Replacement: NoneCaveats: NoneThis advisory applies to the following software.Related Software Internet Explorer 5.01 Service Pack 4 on Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 on Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4, or on Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 1 Internet Explorer 6 for Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 for Microsoft Windows XP 64-Bit Edition Service Pack 1 (Itanium) Internet Explorer 6 for Microsoft Windows Server 2003 and Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 Internet Explorer 6 for Microsoft Windows Server 2003 for Itanium-based Systems, ... Read more

A:Microsoft Security Updates July 2005

Follow-up information from CNET News.PCs falling victim to Windows flaws

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Hiya

This download provides the Microsoft Windows Installer Merge Modules (MSM files) needed to distribute the SOAP toolkit with your applications. The SOAP Toolkit can be used to add XML Web Service functionality to COM components and applications.

System Requirements

Windows Installer version 2.0 or newer is required for installation.

The SOAP client objects will run on Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 6, Windows 2000 Service Pack 1, and Windows XP.

The SOAP server objects will run on Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 6, Windows 2000, and Windows XP and require IIS to be installed.

This release requires Internet Explorer 5.0 or newer.

You must also include the MSXML 4.0 redistributable with the SOAP Toolkit redistributables when installing your application.

Operating System - Windows 98, NT4 & 2000, Windows Me, Win XP

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/release.asp?ReleaseID=41252&area=search&ordinal=5

Regards

eddie
 

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It's been just three weeks since Microsoft released Windows 10 to the public, but the company is back at it again with a new Windows 10 Insider Preview build for users on the Fast Ring.

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A:Microsoft releases first Windows 10 Insider Preview build post-launch

Well whaddya know, Julio lays out his desktop almost identical to mine, apart from the jump lists which I have no use for and a 12 hour clock.
 

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Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for July 2007
NOTE: Click on the links for more details.

Windows Updates:
Critical Updates:
Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Excel Could Allow Remote Code Execution (936542)

Vulnerability in Windows Active Directory Could Allow Remote Code Execution (926122)

Vulnerabilities in .NET Framework Could Allow Remote Code Execution (931212)


Important Updates:
Vulnerability in Microsoft Office Publisher Could Allow Remote Code Execution (936548)

Vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Information Services Could Allow Remote Code Execution (939373)

Moderate Update:
Vulnerability in Windows Vista Firewall Could Allow Information Disclosure (935807)
NOTE: To get this one to install through Windows Update, you need to go to:
C:\Windows\System 32\LogFiles and create a new folder in LogFiles folder named Firewall.
Then install the update through Windows Update.

Shawn

A:Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for July 2007

Updated to include how to install KB935807.

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On 11 July 2006 Microsoft is planning to release:Security Updates? Four Microsoft Security Bulletins affecting Microsoft Windows. The highest Maximum Severity rating for these is Critical. These updates will be detectable using the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and the Enterprise Scan Tool. Some of these updates will require a restart.? Three Microsoft Security Bulletins affecting Microsoft Office. The highest Maximum Severity rating for these is Critical. These updates will be detectable using the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer. These updates may require a restart.Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool? Microsoft will release an updated version of the Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool on Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Windows Server Update Services and the Download Center.Note that this tool will NOT be distributed using Software Update Services (SUS).http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/...in/advance.mspx

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Hiya

Not sure if this is the correct forum. If not, please move. Thanks

Microsoft Metadirectory Services (MMS) is a centralized metadirectory
service that provides connectivity, management, and interoperability
functions to help unify fragmented directory and database
environments. It enables enterprises to link together disparate data
repositories such as Exchange directory, Active Directory,
third-party directory services, and proprietary databases, for the
purpose of ensuring that the data in each is consistent, accurate,
and can be centrally managed.

A flaw exists that could enable an unprivileged user to access and
manipulate data within MMS that should, by design, only be
accessible to MMS administrators. Specifically, it is possible for
an unprivileged user to connect to the MMS data repository via an
LDAP client in such a way as to bypass certain security checks.
This could enable an attacker to modify data within the MMS data
repository, either for the purpose of changing the MMS
configuration or replicating bogus data to the other data
repositories.

Maximum Severity Rating: Moderate

Affected Software:

Microsoft Metadirectory Services 2.2

Download locations for this patch
Microsoft Metadirectory Services 2.2 Service Pack 1:
http://download.microsoft.com/download/mms22/Patch/Q317138/NT5/EN-US/Q317138.EXE

Regards

eddie
 

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Microsoft offering $100 Technet discount till July 3

A:Microsoft offering $100 Technet discount till July 3

Cool, now to have 249 to finalize it

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Hiya

See all about WinHEC here:

http://forums.techguy.org/showthread.php?threadid=78594&highlight=WinHEC

Now, some extra stuff:

WinHEC is the key industry event of the year for understanding future directions for hardware running Microsoft® Windows® operating systems. WinHEC is designed to help engineers, driver developers, and product designers prepare for the coming changes in the hardware industry. This Download contains all 38 WinHEC driver tracks and technical sessions that were made available for WinHEC 2002.

System Requirements

- Required disk space: 250 mb
- Windows Media Player 6.4 or greater
- IE 5.5 or greater

Operating System - Windows NT 4.0 & 2000, Win XP

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/release.asp?ReleaseID=41192&area=search&ordinal=19
General Driver sessions include...
- 20020624WinHecD1b: Windows DDK Update
- 20020624WinHecD1c: Simplifying Windows Driver Development
- 20020624WinHecD3d: Windows Driver Power Management
- 20020624WinHecD7a: Advanced Debugging Topics
- 20020624WinHecD9a: Development Tools Update
- 20020624WinHecD9c: Security Tools and Practices
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/release.asp?ReleaseID=41204&area=search&ordinal=16

PnP Device Install sessions include...
- 20020624WinHecD3a1: The Good, Bad and Ugly - Part 1
- 20020624WinHecD3a2: The Good, Bad and Ugly - Part 2
- 20020624WinHecD3a3: The Good, Bad and Ugly - Part 3
- 20020624WinHecD3a4: The Good, Bad and Ugly - Part 4
- 20020624WinHecD... Read more

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Source: http://www.neowin.net/news/microsofts-anti-malware-team-to-have-new-adware-rules-july-1

When people surf the Internet on their web browsers, it's just a matter of time when they hit a page that has an online ad which then tries to install something on their computer. This week, the Microsoft Malware Protection Center team announced it will have some new criteria to define when such activity crosses over into the annoying. and sometimes malicious, adware side.

Pop-up online ads have to have a working close window, according to Microsoft's new adware policies.

In a blog post, Microsoft stated that online ads start to cross over into adware territory if they run programs on a user's PC and create "notifications promoting goods or services in programs other than itself." If that occurs, Microsoft states there must be a clear way to close such an ad, like a prominent "X" or a close button in, for example, pop-up ads.

Ads that show messages such as "Your PC performance is poor" must also clearly mention they are ads and not suggest they are in fact warnings generated by a PC, under the new rules. Finally, if a program is installed via an online ad on a computer, there must be a clear way to uninstall it. Also, the name of the program in the uninstall listing must exactly match the name that's shown in the ad.

The new adware policies will go into effect on July 1, in order to give online ad companies time to change the... Read more

A:Microsoft's anti-malware team to have new adware rules July 1

Seems interesting.
 

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Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for July 201514 bulletins have been released for this month's Patch Tuesday that affects Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Office and SQL Server.4 are criticals:MS15-065;MS15-066;MS15-067;MS15-068;10 are importants;These updates should be installed as soon as possible in order to keep your Windows system safe and secure. MS15-065 addresses a RCE exploit in Internet Explorer that was leaked from the Hacking Team's leaked data."Another "Hacking Team" zero-day surfaces - this time in IE, not Flash!", via NS

A:"Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for July 2015", via TechNet

Some of those critical ones don't seem to be offered to users of certain types of system. I haven't noticed anything for 066 or 068 being offered to me. I have had a lot of security updates offered to me today, all of which I installed, but I didn't notice these amongst them.

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Hiya

The Microsoft® Operations Manager 2000 Service Pack 1 (SP1) Deployment Guide provides step-by-step instructions for deploying MOM SP1 in an enterprise environment, including the installation and configuration of MOM SP1 components.

System Requirements
Supported Operating Systems: Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

To view the document, you need Microsoft Word

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...30-e9f1-421b-9c5c-6c476b0e1b2b&DisplayLang=en

Regards

eddie
 

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Being together with loved ones is a heavenly feeling. They create unforgettable memories that can be cherished lifetime. But nowadays people find very less time to spare due to their hectic work schedules. It does not only take a toll on your life but also upon the relationships you share with your dearest people. Due to lack of time, you are sometimes unable to attend their special events. They are the people who need your love and togetherness and when you are continuously absent from their lives event on their special days, it make them sad. At least an effort should be made to convey your thoughts, regards, affection and wishes through a medium that make them think only of you, make them sense your presence, love and remembrance. To make your life and relation more beautiful and forever lasting has come forward the boon of online shopping sites and their wonderful range of delightful blossoms and presents. Now within a single mouse-click all you want to say will be conveyed right at the doorsteps of your dear ones in the form of magical gifts that will straight away knock the door of their hearts and sweep them off their feet with your lovely gesture and act of remembrance. Send Flowers to South Korea to deck the heart and lives of the lovely people with your pure love and affection as Blossoms, with the brightness and tenderness possess the quality to speak out the unspoken words. Maintain your budget and order for Low Cost Flowers and Gifts delivery in South Korea. Thes... Read more

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Microsoft has announced that Visual Studio 2015 will be available 9 days prior to Windows 10. Along with Visual Studio, .NET Framework 4.6 will be distributed and there'll be an update to Team Foundation Server. Visual Studio 2015 is notoriously...

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A:Microsoft slants Visual Studio 2015 for July 20 release, zeroes in on mobile developers

I used it for 15 years, quit in 2013, not looking back.

For everything you can do in Visual Studio there are better and cheaper (often free) alternatives, while .NET has been in decline since 2012.
 

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Malicious code threats celebrate bumper 2003
By John Leyden
Posted: 15/03/2004 at 12:37 GMT

Malicious code threats to privacy and confidentiality increased rapidly in the final six months of last year - up 148 per cent on the first half of 2003.

Virus writers increasingly targeted backdoors left by other attackers and worms in their attempts to spread malicious code, according to the latest edition of Symantec's Internet Security Threat Report. Blended threats - like Blaster, Welchia and SoBig-F - make up 54 per cent of Symantec’s top ten risks for 2H2003. More recently, the Doomjuice and Deadhat blended threats both exploited the backdoor left by MyDoom in January this year.

Older threats compromised confidentiality by exporting random documents. More recent viruses and blended threats also extract passwords, decryption keys and logged keystrokes.

Symantec chronicled 2,636 new vulnerabilities during 2003 - an average of seven new flaws a day – 70 per cent of which it categorises as easily exploitable. The number of vulnerabilities logged in 2003 is up just two per cent from 2002 compared to a leap of 81 per cent between 2001 and 2002.

Symantec’s Internet Security Threat Report (published today) reveals that almost one third of all attacking systems targeted the vulnerability exploited by Blaster and its successors. Older worms also continue to spread thanks to the continued availability of unpatched systems needed to sustain them.

"Attackers require n... Read more

A:Malicious code threats celebrate bumper 2003

Cheers !!
 

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I can't launch Microsoft Store on my mother's laptop. It's running Windows 10, version 10.0.14393. The laptop is only about a year old.

Whenever I try to launch the store, I just get hourglassing. I've let it go as long as 45 minutes and it never gets launched.

What can I do to resolve this?

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So about a couple weeks ago I was trying to open Virtual PC but whenever I do so it doesn't but the program name remains in the taskbar (even though if I click it several times it would automatically close). Is there any method to fix this issue? Because
I want to look forward to installing my three systems on it.

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Hello to all, I am new to this forum. I have a problem that I was wondering if somebody could help me. Yesterday I had a piece of spy ware on my computer. It was a black screen that said "Warning your computer is in danger". So I was reading from this forum and it said to us a program called Freeclean. I used freeclean and it got rid of the black screen. I will also mention that I installed Norton Internet Security before to try to get rid of the black screen. Now when I try to launch IE, it will not open and wants to send an error report to Microsoft. If anybody has the solution to this problem that would be a great help.

A:Hello to all...ie will not launch wants to send a report to Microsoft

Welcome to TSF.

We really don't like Norton Internet Security because of stability problems. Try removing that program first. Restart and see if Internet Explorer will work. If not, we will look into other methods.

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Hi everyone, I having issues with my Microsoft Office 2007 Diagnostics tool. When I try to open it, I get an error message that reads "Office Diagnostics was disabled by your system administrator. Contact your system administrator for help". I tried uninstalling, reinstalling the software, no luck. I checked permissions, as well as if the software was disabled, I am the administrator with full permissions, and it's not listed in the disabled list. At a loss here as to what to do next. Running XP with service pack 3, all updates are installed. Thanks beforehand for any help. George D.

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Hiya

Microsoft Visual J# .NET is a development tool for Java-language developers who want to build applications and services on the .NET Framework. Microsoft Visual J# .NET is not a tool for developing applications intended to run on a Java Virtual Machine. Applications and services built with Visual J# .NET will run only in the .NET Framework and will not run on any Java Virtual Machine. Visual J# .NET has been independently developed by Microsoft. It is not endorsed or approved by Sun Microsystems, Inc.

System Requirements

1. One of the following editions of Microsoft Visual Studio .NET:

o Enterprise Architect
o Enterprise Developer
o Professional
o Academic
o Visual Basic .NET Standard
o Visual C# .NET Standard

See http://msdn.microsoft.com/vstudio/prodinfo/sysreq.asp for system requirements.
Note: VJ# also installs and runs on Microsoft Visual Studio .NET Professional Trial version. There is no product support for the trial version, however.
Warning: If you installed a pre-release version of Visual Studio .NET on your computer, then you must uninstall it before installing Visual Studio .NET. See the Visual Studio .NET readme for details.

2. Either Visual C# .NET or Visual Basic .NET must be installed on your computer if you are using the Enterprise Architect, Enterprise Developer, Professional, or Academic edition.

3. It is recommended that you install the .NET Framework Service Pack 1 which you can obtain from http://msdn.microsoft.com/netframework/downlo... Read more

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Microsoft has already announced a ton of exciting stuff this week, but the company isn't done yet. Today, it announced that the next version of its fully-featured Office suite of desktop PC applications will be called Office 2016.



Microsoft has been testing the new version of Office internally with a handful of its key partners. Images that leaked last year suggest the new release won't rock the boat too much in terms of design, although customers can expect to see a range of new features and improvements.

The company said today that it "will have more to share on Office 2016 in the coming months", confirming its earlier promise of releasing the new applications "in the second half of 2015" ? perhaps coinciding with the launch of Windows 10, which is expected around the same time.

Although Microsoft did not publicly show its new Office 2016 desktop applications this week, it did unveil its new suite of touch-friendly Office apps for Windows. As with the touch-optimized Office apps on Android and iOS, they lack the complete feature set of the desktop applications, but they still offer many of the features that users need most often for creating, editing and sharing documents.

As Universal Windows apps, they'll be available not just on Windows 10 PCs, notebooks, and tablets, but also on smartphones. Microsoft shared a few images of the Office touch apps for Windows 10 today, showing how they'll look on handsets and devices with l... Read more

A:Microsoft to launch Office 2016 this year

I hope they charge less for office
 

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Hi there,
 
I'm having problems with my PC running Windows 7 64 bit. I just used a guide on this site to finally (hopefully) fully remove HotSpot Shield. Before removing HSS, and now after hopefully successfully removing it I've had the problem of many windows programs/services crashing upon launch or when executing certain functions that connect to the internet within the program. I'm not much of a tech person so I'm not certain if these issues are related to something left behind by HSS or some other problem on my PC.
 
For reference the guide I used to remove HSS can be found on this page. If needed here I can post the logs from the programs.
 
As I am uncertain if this is a malware issue or an unrelated Windows issue please forgive me for posting in this thread if it turns out to be malware.
 
Thanks for your help!
 
Just a few example screenshots:

 
 

A:Certain Microsoft Processes Stop Working On Launch

Just a quick update. Launching in Safe Mode seems to resolve the issue temporarily.

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On Monday, Microsoft developer Kudo Tsunoda admitted that the first consumer ready version of HoloLens, a standalone Windows computer that lets you control and see holograms while wearing a visor, will only work properly when you look in the dead...

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A:Microsoft admits HoloLens will be flawed at launch

I think that prolonged use of such technology may result in people hallucinating, after constantly seeing things that aren't there, and worse, trying to interact with them. The mental wards will rejoice to the new strain of clients. They will call them Holo-idddiots.

They should have called the device Videodrom, oh classy madness...
 

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