OneCare Activation Explained

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Our customers have a lot of questions about OneCare activation and want to know exactly what it is all about. We commonly hear feedback from customers who say that activation is only for the...

Windows Vista Ultimate explained

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Windows Vista comes in several different incarnations. But essentially there are two pathways -- the home user and the business user. However, at the very top of the pile is the Windows Vista...

Jeffrey Snover - Monad explained

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If you were at the PDC last fall you might have heard about Monad. That's the code-name for a new command shell. Jason Nadal, on his blog, said he was "blown away" by what he...

The Longhorn Technologies Explained

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Confused about Longhorn? Want to know what the various code names mean? Avalon/Indigo/Aero/WinFS/WinFX, be confused no more. I've posted 4 guides (most of which are from MS) documenting the answers to the questions...

Next-Generation Secure Computing Base Explained

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Learn more about Microsoft's Next-Generation Secure Computing Base (NGSCB): new security technology for the Microsoft Windows platform. Explore the resources on this page to discover how NGSCB can help create a more trustworthy computing environment....

AGP 3.0 Explained

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Planet3dnow.de have posted an In-depth guide that takes a look at the AGP 3.0 specifications! Here's a snip. AGP 3.0 is the third generation of accelerated graphics for the Intel-compatible computers...

Article: Visual Style Explained

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Greetings fellow Neowinians. I've put up an article that our kind friend, Frogboy wrote on Visual Styles. I hope you would find this to be resourceful and remember, we always welcome guest writers so feel...

Neowin downtime explained

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There has been alot of speculation as to what caused our downtime, I am posting this to end that speculation. We experienced database errors when we moved to the new server. Moving an mysql database...

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