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How To Modify The Host File In Windows 7 Or Vista

One way I stay protected from bad sites is that I use a modified host file. In Vista and Windows 7 you cannot just open the file in notepad and save it anymore, you will get an error. Someone had this happen at work on Windows Server 2008 last week and…

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Microsoft Security Essentials, available for download tomorrow

Microsoft just announced that Microsoft Security Essentials will be available for download tomorrow. From the press release Microsoft Security Essentials, Microsoft Corp.’s new no-cost, core anti-malware service that helps protect consumers against viruses, spyware and other malicious software, will be available tomorrow, Tuesday, Sept. 29. Microsoft Security Essentials, independently certified by West Coast Labs, is […]

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