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Windows 7 695x boot screen revealed

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Chris Holmes, Windows Enthusiast and blogger, has posted a short and somewhat blurry video of the new Windows 7 boot screen in action. The latest sign of changes for Windows 7 signals a departure from...

MS wins Patent Suit over tech that improves XP Boot Time

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Acacia, a company that buys patents and sues other companies, bought U.S. patent 5933639, which was issued in 1999 to Acceleration Software International Corporation, and formed a company called Computer Acceleration Corporation, which then took...

Apple stops Boot Camp downloads

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Apple Inc. has pulled the beta of Boot Camp, the application that lets Mac users run Windows XP or Vista on their Intel-powered machines, from its servers in preparation for Friday's launch of Leopard. Although...

Ultimate Boot CD 3.06

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UBCD4Win is a bootable CD which contains software that allows you to repair, restore, or diagnose almost any computer problem. Our goal is to be the ultimate free hardware and software diagnostic tool. All software...

VMware Fusion Beta 4 works with Boot Camp

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VMware on Friday introduced Fusion Beta 4, a new version of its virtualization software for Intel-based Macs. VMware Fusion enables Intel-based Macs to run PC applications and operating system software, similar to Parallels Desktop for...

0wning Vista from the boot

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Federico Biancuzzi interviews Nitin and Vipin Kumar, authors of VBootkit, a rootkit that is able to load from Windows Vista boot-sectors. They discuss the "features" of their code, the support of the various versions of...

Boot Camp 1.2 Beta - Vista Support Added

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In the next major release of Mac OS X Leopard, Apple will include a new technology called Boot Camp that lets you install and run Windows on your Mac. If you have an Intel-based Mac...

Windows Vista Boot Logo Generator 1.1

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I know a lot of people were disappointed by the lack of a decent boot logo in Vista, so I've thrown together a tool that should simplify the process of creating the new high resolution...

Apple Updates Boot Camp Software

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Apple has updated its beta Boot Camp software to version 1.1.2. The software lets owners of Intel Macs install Windows XP on their Mac in a separate partition, allowing users to choose which operating...

Windows scoots to new boot, but it's still kinda rooted

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Anyone who dual-boots Linux and Windows knows that Windows comandeers the master boot record and that Microsoft steadfastly refuses to introduce any flexibility into its handling of MBRs. However, Microsoft has grudgingly given some ground...

Apple releases Boot Camp 1.1.1

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On Thursday of last week Apple releases a minor update to Boot Camp. Boot Camp allows Intel-based Macs to run Windows XP on their Macs. The software is still "beta" and is expected to be...

HP Wants to Boot Board Member Who Leaked Secrets

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HP is seeking to remove a member of its board of directors after an internal investigation showed he was responsible for leaking confidential board-level discussions to the media. The company said it will not renominate...

Apple Releases Boot Camp Beta 1.02

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Apple has quietly released a slightly updated version of its beta Boot Camp software, which lets Intel Macs run Windows in a separate partition. The revised software has been made available without fanfare, in part...

Ultimate Boot CD 2.31

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You need the Ultimate Boot CD if you want to Run floppy-based diagnostic tools from CDROM drives, Free yourself from the slow loading speed of the floppy drive, or Consolidate as many diagnostic tools as...

IBM works towards zero boot time

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International Business Machines Corp. and German chipmaker Infineon Technologies AG said they have made an important step toward developing a new kind of memory that could enable computers to boot up instantaneously. ...

Boot Camp Hackable?

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Tens of thousands of U.S. military and government computers containing sensitive information are easily accessible over the Internet, a computer security firm that cracked the networks says. NASA hacked, US military...

Boot ups given the boot?

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The wait for speedy startups may soon be over. New nonvolatile memory technology enables PCs to forgo boot-up by returning users to where they left off. Researchers say the technology is for real and they...

Ultimate Boot Disk 4.3i for Windows

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Ultimate Boot Disk is a graphical computer start-up disk with mouse support and many system-checking utilities. Includes memory check, registry backup, and more. It installs Windows quicker, troubleshoots problems, and has visual and audible alarms...

Boot Floppies for Windows XP

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Microsoft has released a bunch of startup disks for Windows XP Professional and Home Edition, which can be used to do a clean install of Windows XP without booting from the Setup-CD... This might come...

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