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  • Flaw in Microsoft JPEG Parsing
    09/14/2004 6:29PM
    JPEG flaw in windows. Potentially allows code embedded in JPG images to be executed on the client. It looks like many applications are affected. More info at: [SlashDot][1] and [News.com][2] [1]: http://it.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=04/09/14/2226226&tid=172&tid=218 [2]: http://news.com.com/Major+graphics+flaw+ ... Read Full Article
  • Owed to BSOD
    11/26/2004 12:29PM
    # [BSOD][1] [1]: http://www.daimyo.org/bsod/ ... Read Full Article
  • Windows XP SP1 - Clean System to Zombie Bot in Four Minutes
    11/30/2004 6:42PM
    From an [article][1] at Slashdot: *"According to the latest study by USA Today and [Avantgarde][2], it takes less than [4 minutes][3] for an unpatched Windows XP SP1 system to become part of a botnet. Avantgarde has the statistics in [their abstract][4]. Stats of note: Although Macs and PC's got hit with equal oppor ... Read Full Article
  • W2K/XP no boot WinntSystem32ConfigSystem is missing or corrupt
    01/07/2005 8:30AM
    W2K/XP could not start because WinntSystem32ConfigSystem.ced is missing or corrupt Well its not missing and its probably not corrupt. You get this messageif something is writing too much data to the System subkey in theregistry at boot up.. this will get you to boot & save date but most aplications will n ... Read Full Article
  • spyware & virus removal
    01/25/2005 8:07AM
    free programs & tools for spyware & virus removal if your running windows you need this!!! beware of fake spyware get the real deal http://www.spywarewarrior.com/rogue_anti-spyware.htm stuff that works: adaware - http://www.lavasoft.de/ spybot search & destroy - http://spybot.safer-netw ... Read Full Article
  • the best fix to Win 98 SE
    01/25/2005 8:16AM
    From an article over at Exuberant Software [http://exuberant.ms11.net/98sesp.html:][1] "**UNOFFICIAL Windows98 Second Edition Service Pack 1.6.2** (Freeware) Microsoft has never released a service pack for Windows98 SE. But I made a ServicePack for Windows98 SE users. It contains all Windows98 SE updates ... Read Full Article
  • The New Microsoft Rootkits
    02/17/2005 4:04PM
    Not detectable or killable by normal means. See the overview [here.][1] [1]: http://www.infoworld.com/article/05/02/17/HNrootkits_1.html?source=NLC-TB2005-02-17 ... Read Full Article
  • Rootkit revealer
    02/23/2005 12:07PM
    A rootkit detector application is now available from the famed team at SysInternals.  From their description: "RootkitRevealer successfully detects all persistent rootkits published at [www.rootkit.com][1], including AFX, Vanquish and HackerDefender" Read Full Article
  • Windows scripting engine/host version
    07/24/2005 9:44AM
    From the "tidbits of rarely used wisdom I don't want to forget department", to figure out what version of Windows Scripting engine you're running, if you ever need do, run the "cscript" command in a command window. Version 5.1 as [mentioned in this post][1] seems to have some serious problems ... Read Full Article
  • Microsoft Genuine Advantage Cracked in 24 Hours
    07/28/2005 3:32PM
    From slashdot: *"It looks like mandatory validation of your Windows XP license is now voluntary again. A simple [hack has been found][1] that disables the check. BoingBoing has the story. " *Full article at [slashdot.org.][2] [1]: http://www.boingboing.net/2005/07/28/microsoft_genuine_ad.html [2] ... Read Full Article
  • Running Windows With No Services
    07/28/2005 5:14PM
    From slashdot.org: *"So how many of the almost 4 dozen default-enabled services does Windows XP really need in order to preserve basic functioning, like web surfing and running applications? [Zero, as it turns out][1]. Mark Russinovich at Sysinternals demonstrates that if certain steps are followed, Windows X ... Read Full Article
  • Windows File Sharing
    03/19/2006 10:20AM
    If you're running into problems with windows file sharing here's a site I found with a wealth of basic info and simple suggestions: [**THE MOTHER OF ALL BATTLES**][1] ![][2] [1]: http://www.pccitizen.com/windowsnetworking.htm [2]: http://www.pccitizen.com/bgates.gif ... Read Full Article
  • Extremely Useful Reverse VNC Server for Customer Support
    03/23/2006 2:06PM
    Designed for single click auto-install auto-uninstall customer support applications where you need to see a customers desktop to help them with something but they can't run a normal VNC server (due to lack of knowledge, NAT firewalls, etc) you can use this solution: ... Read Full Article
  • Vista Windows Movie Maker lockup fix
    06/02/2007 2:22PM
    To test our software products for Microsoft Windows Vista compatibility, [DTLink][1] picked up an HP Pavilion Entertainment PC with Vista Home for real cheap. On a lark, I've dumped the Deals' Gap video footage I took onto that laptop and have been putting together a movie using Windows Movie Maker. At the point ... Read Full Article