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  Microsoft Windows History
Microsoft Windows for Workgroups 3.11 was released February, 1994.
Microsoft Windows CE 1.0 was released November, 1996.
Microsoft Windows CE 2.0 was released November, 1997.
www.computerhope.com /history/windows.htm   (0 words)

  
 Microsoft Online Crash Analysis
If you are experiencing problems while running Windows, you can use Windows Memory Diagnostic to determine whether the problems are caused by failing hardware, such as RAM or the memory system of your motherboard.
While Windows Memory Diagnostic is running, status indicators display the progress of the test pass, the individual test, and the range of memory addresses that are currently being tested.
In Windows Memory Diagnostic, some diagnostic tests are performed with the cache disabled to force the processor to access the memory module for every address.
oca.microsoft.com /en/windiag.asp   (0 words)

  
  Microsoft Windows - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Microsoft Windows is a family of operating systems by Microsoft for use on personal computers, although versions of Windows designed for servers, embedded devices, and other platforms also exist.
Microsoft's next OS was Windows 98; there were two versions of this (the first in 1998 and the second, named "Windows 98 Second Edition", in 1999).
Windows NT and its successors are designed for security (including on a network) and multi-user PCs, but was not designed for Internet security in mind as much since when it was first developed, the Internet was less important.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Microsoft_Windows   (3219 words)

  
 Microsoft Windows Vista: Windows Vista Download, Windows Vista Upgrade and Windows Vista Review - CNET.com
Microsoft has released Windows Vista to consumers, but your decision about whether to upgrade is not a simple yes or no; you have four flavors of Vista to choose among: Windows Vista Basic, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Business, or Windows Vista Ultimate.
While Windows Vista does make a backup of your previous operating system before installing, it is always recommended that you backup your current Windows XP system yourself, just in case.
Microsoft has released to hardware manufacturers its new operating system, Windows Vista, marking the end of the development phase and the beginning of the distribution phase.
www.cnet.com /4520-13111_1-6687520-1.html   (0 words)

  
 Delay Viewing Shares on a Microsoft Windows 98-Based Computer From a Windows 2000-Based Computer
When you attempt to view the computer share list on a Microsoft Windows 98-based computer from a Windows 2000-based computer, you may experience a delay of up to 30 seconds.
This problem can occur when your Windows 2000-based computer is checking to determine if scheduled tasks are enabled on the Windows 98-based computer.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
support.microsoft.com /default.aspx?scid=KB;en-us;q245800   (201 words)

  
 Category:Microsoft Windows - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Microsoft Windows is a range of commercial operating environments for personal computers.
The range was first introduced by Microsoft in 1985 and eventually came to dominate the world personal computer market.
All recent versions of Windows are fully-fledged operating systems.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:Microsoft_Windows   (112 words)

  
 Microsoft Windows Update
You have tried to visit Windows Update with a browser that does not support Frames or ActiveX® technology.
is the online extension of Windows that helps you get the most out of your computer.
Windows Update uses ActiveX Controls and active scripting to display content correctly and to determine which updates apply to your computer.
www.windowsupdate.com   (163 words)

  
 Windows Server 2003 R2 Home
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 (SP2) is a cumulative service pack that includes the latest updates and provides enhancements to security and stability.
Windows Unified Data Storage Server 2003 is a platform designed for the integrated network attached storage (NAS) system and makes file and application data management more simple, scalable, and flexible.
Microsoft Windows Compute Cluster Server 2003 (CCS 2003), the company's first product designed specifically for high-performance computing (HPC), is now available.
www.microsoft.com /windowsserver2003/default.mspx   (554 words)

  
 Microsoft Windows - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
Microsoft Windows is the collective name for a series of operating systems that began development in 1983, originally as a means of reversing the stagnation of the computer hardware market.
The marriage of Microsoft's virtually bulletproof MS-DOS with IBM's premium hardware was an instant success, and soon gave birth to a host of clone manufacturers who later became industry giants in their own right—Zenith, Heathkit, and Tandy, to name but a few.
Microsoft's masterstroke was its eventual integration of Internet Explorer as the operating system's file browser, and the wide scale use of DirectXS (later obfuscated as DirectX) technology.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Windows   (1431 words)

  
 Windows - Wikibooks, collection of open-content textbooks
Windows XP was built on the core of Windows 2000 but adds greater stability for most desktop users plus a fancier grapical user interface.
The receive window sets how much data is to be received before needing to send an acknowledgment packet, this setting does not need to be a multiple of the MTU and should be as large as reasonably possible.
Windows also uses this file when the defragmenter is run to layout all necessary files that the application uses to startup in sequence on the harddrive to further improve application load time.
en.wikibooks.org /wiki/Windows   (3596 words)

  
 Unix vs. Microsoft Windows   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Microsoft Windows is widely regarded as the epitome of insecure platforms — a platform fraught with innumerable security problems.
Windows is supposed to be an easy-to-use platform, while Unix is supposed to be cryptic and hard-to-use.
Microsoft seems to have a rather large number of flaws in software that is critical (because of the software's role in the system, or because it is widely used).
www.kernelthread.com /publications/security/uw.html   (3372 words)

  
 Microsoft Windows 2000 - HelpWithWindows.com
Windows 2000 is Microsoft's "business OS", but fact is that more and more consumers are moving to this - the most stable - windows version.
Microsoft has updated the Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool to help remove specific, prevalent malicious software from computers that are running Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Microsoft Windows XP, or Microsoft Windows 2000.
Microsoft has released this update to address an issue on computers running Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 in which clients accessing a print device attached to a print server are no longer able to print when using the Lexmark Monolithic PCL driver after installing security bulletin MS05-043 (KB896423).
www.helpwithwindows.com /windows2000   (404 words)

  
 O-114: Microsoft Security Update for Microsoft Windows
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 835732 documents the currently known issues that customers may experience when they install this security update.
Microsoft disclaims all warranties, either express or implied, including the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.
In no event shall Microsoft Corporation or its suppliers be liable for any damages whatsoever including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, loss of business profits or special damages, even if Microsoft Corporation or its suppliers have been advised of the possibility of such damages.
www.ciac.org /ciac/bulletins/o-114.shtml   (3029 words)

  
 Microsoft Watch - Web Services & Browser - Just How Many Windows Live Services Are There?
The Windows Live Wifi Suite, according to the LiveSide.Net blog, will be comprised of Windows Live Connection Center (designed to manage a wireless connection to the Internet); Windows Live Hotspot Locator (for locating and mapping hotspots); and Windows Live Safety Center (the parental-controls service that is in the wings).
Windows Live Healthcare, the consumer and business health-related services that Microsoft is developing, according to sources, is one example.
Microsoft Watch is a trademark of Ziff Davis Publishing Holdings Inc. Reproduction in whole or in part in any form or medium without express written permission of Ziff Davis Media Inc. is prohibited.
www.microsoft-watch.com /content/web_services_browser/just_how_many_windows_live_services_are_there.html   (692 words)

  
 windows history
With the addition of icons and overlapping windows, Windows became a viable environment for development of major applications (such as Excel, Word for Windows, Corel Draw!, Ami, PageMaker and Micrografx Designer), and the sales were spurred by the runtime ("Single Application Environment") versions supplied by the independent software vendors.
Windows NT 4.0, ("Cairo") 94-03-15 Microsoft's project for object-oriented Windows, and a successor to the "Daytona" release of Windows NT.
But unlike Microsoft's Windows 2000 OS which offers advanced security, reliability, and networking features Windows Me is basically just an upgrade to the DOS-based code on which previous Windows versions have been built.
www.fortunecity.com /marina/reach/435/windows.htm   (1637 words)

  
 Using Apache with Microsoft Windows - Apache HTTP Server
Windows NT: This means all versions of Windows that are based on the Windows NT kernel.
On Windows 9x you can update your Microsoft Installer to version 2.0 here and on Windows NT 4.0 and 2000 the version 2.0 update can be found here.
On Windows NT 4.0 these privileges are granted via User Manager for Domains, but on Windows 2000 and XP you probably want to use Group Policy for propagating these settings.
httpd.apache.org /docs/2.0/platform/windows.html   (3286 words)

  
 Stratus Technologies: Microsoft Windows Operating System   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Reliability improvements in newer Windows releases bring a level of reliability to the operating system that is consistent with the system reliability of the fault-tolerant ftServer W Series systems.
Stratus enhances the standard Windows operating system environment with unique failsafe software features, but does not modify the base Windows operating system or compromise compatibility in any way.
Stratus tests and integrates Microsoft Windows Service Packs as they are released and also provides testing and guidance for use of Microsoft Hotfixes.
www.stratus.com /products/windows   (209 words)

  
 Windows-Script   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Microsoft just came up with the product name as Monad was only the code name.
Windows PowerShell is a new task-based command line shell and intuitive scripting language for system administration that provides comprehensive control and automation for Windows administrators.
Trademarks and Copyrights (especially Microsoft and Windows) are the Property of their Respective Authors and Companies.
groups.msn.com /windowsscript/_homepage.msnw?pgmarket=en-us   (805 words)

  
 Microsoft Research IPv6 Implementation (MSRIPv6)
Microsoft Research (MSR) contributed to the standardization effort from 1996 to 2002.
To further networking research on the Windows NT/2000 platform, we elected to write an IPv6 implementation and make it available to the public in both source and binary forms.
Windows XP - In October 2001, the latest desktop edition of Windows was released, bringing the reliability and performance of the Windows NT kernel to a much wider audience.
research.microsoft.com /msripv6   (611 words)

  
 Windows News, Product Reviews, Trends and Analysis - eWEEK.com Windows Center
Windows Live Image Search and a new social bookmarking project are among the agenda items for the Microsoft Research Faculty Summit.
Microsoft is on track to resolve its fight with European Union regulators over its compliance with a 2004 antitrust ruling, the software company's general counsel says.
Microsoft will file an appeal at a European court against a fine imposed on it by the European Commission, the company said.
www.eweek.com /category2/0,1738,1237904,00.asp   (1268 words)

  
 SecurityFocus
This article takes a look at the Windows Integrity Control (WIC) capabilities in Windows Vista by examining how it protects objects such as files and folders on Vista computers, the different levels of protection it offers, and how administrators can control WIC using the ICACLS command-line tool.
This article discusses Microsoft Office's OLE Structured Storage and the nature of recent dropper programs and other exploit agents, in an effort to scrutinize the workings of some of the recent MS Office exploits.
The tool can be used to protect children from seeing inappropriate or explicit sites that they should not see, and for companies or trademark owners to scan and investigate sites that may be typo-squatting their domain(s) so that they can be investigated and/or prosecuted.
www.securityfocus.com /microsoft   (461 words)

  
 Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition
Microsoft is not offering a custom support agreement for these products.
Microsoft MS-DOS versions 4.0 and later allow FDISK to partition hard disks up to 4 gigabytes (GB) in size.
The Microsoft VM is shipped in most versions of Windows and in most versions of Microsoft Internet Explorer.
support.microsoft.com /ph/6519   (531 words)

  
 Microsoft Adjusts Windows Vista License
Microsoft says that the change should address complaints from the enthusiast community while protecting the company from piracy.
Last month, Microsoft's new Vista license was the subject of much debate, as online pundits and reporters speculated about the meaning of the original EULA changes.
But Microsoft says it never intended to restrict users and was only clarifying a vague clause of the previous Windows license.
www.windowsitpro.com /windowspaulthurrott/Article/ArticleID/94117/windowspaulthurrott_94117.html   (868 words)

  
 Microsoft Windows
As you look for ways to tackle these challenges, Microsoft Windows and.NET-based solutions are probably a part of your IT infrastructure.
HP has the best record of Microsoft expertise in the industry - and the know-how to apply it to today's enterprise reality, which requires different applications and platforms to work together seamlessly.
Our expertise comes from millions of Windows and Exchange deployments and a services team that includes the best Microsoft-trained personnel in the industry.
h20219.www2.hp.com /services/cache/10645-0-0-225-121.aspx   (256 words)

  
 Microsoft Watch - - Windows Vista goes gold
The code for Windows Vista was released to manufacturing on November 8, Jim Allchin, the co-president of Microsoft's platforms and services division, has just announced in a media teleconference.
The RTM signifies the next phase for Windows Vista: our development work is done and now the progress begins for the PC and device manufacturers and software developers to finalize the work on their products and applications," he said.
Microsoft would also have 50 percent more device driver support at release than XP ever had, Allchin said, adding that he was proud of what the team had achieved with the product, particularly on the security front.
www.microsoft-watch.com /content/windows_vista_goes_gold.html?kc=MWRSS02129TX1K0000535   (732 words)

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