Posts tagged Windows 7
A firewall is a software/hardware tool that is used to protect a computing device from malware/other malicious software or Trojan horses’ intrusion. These external threatening agents often attack a computing device when it is connected to another external computing device that may be affected with a malware. This connection may be via a network etc.
Firewall prevents unauthorized access to a computing device by checking every message transfer to and from the computing device. It restricts any message transfer that does not comply with the defined security standards embedded in it. Firewalls protect a computing device throughout its connection to the internet by continuously monitoring all its activity.
One thing we know about Microsoft is that it constantly updates its Windows 7 themes collection. What’s the latest theme Microsoft has uploaded on their official Windows site? Well, it’s the one Kung Fu Panda fans will love. An immersive Kung Fu Panda 2 theme has gone live, the download link of which you can find after the jump.
I have said it before and I will dare say it again. These Kinect hacks keep coming at us thick and fast and more importantly we never get bored and tired of it. So what we have to share this time is the obvious question. A Youtube user HackLife87 has made Kinect do his bidding – control Windows 7 using hand gestures. Video demo follows after the jump.
That’s what I call a pleasant surprise. Cr-48, Google’s prototype notebook also referred to as the Chrome Notebook has played host to two high rated operating systems in Windows 7 and Snow Leopard. Video demo of Chrome OS running foreign operating systems follows after the break.
Can’t wait till first half of 2011 to get your hands on the first Service Pack for Windows 7 or Windows 7 SP1 as many of you like to call it? Well no need to wait that long as Microsoft has unleashed its first release candidate (RC) of their first and upcoming service pack for their high selling Vista successor.
So you want to do something different and unique with your newly bought all slim and smart looking MacBook Air and piss off Steve Jobs in the process? Well CNET have found just the thing you might be interesting in doing – install Microsoft’s high flying and high selling Windows 7 on the MacBook Air.
Well Well Well, look who has decided to show up? Its HP Slate, the Tablet that has had an undecided future so far but this is all going to change today. CNET has received an email which besides containing some close up shots of the Windows 7 powered Tablet brings the good news of HP Slate 500 getting an official announcement come 25th October.
Here’s a shut up call for those who thought Windows 7 was a failed product and couldn’t clean the mess created by the unsuccessful Windows Vista. Today is Windows 7 first birthday and what a year it has been. According to Microsoft the Redmondians have sold more than 240 million licenses of the rich user experience offering Windows 7.
The title of the post is nothing but bad news for Windows XP users. Microsoft, while talking to The Register about the just rolled out IE9 Beta confirmed that the hardware accelerated Internet Explorer 9 won’t see daylight on Windows XP powered PCs. It’s as if Microsoft wants Firefox and Chrome to increase their individual browser market share.
So you want to stick with your favorite Windows 7 but want to give it a Mac OS X like look and feel? You are in luck as Snow Transformation Pack has exactly what you want. What’s more it is a freeware which makes things all the more interesting. To be able to use it you need to have a Windows 7 or Vista powered PC and you are good to go.