Microsoft Security Updates

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2011-Dec-14 | Tags: excelmicrosoftpowerpoint

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Start64!G.Skill’s famous Ripjaws Z series of memory solutions has just received another member, a 64GB kit that is capable of reaching DDR3 2400MHz speeds in quad-channel mode when used together with Intel’s LGA 2011 processors based on the Sandy Bridge-E architecture.

Start64!Mozilla, or rather the Firefox team, is facing a somewhat unusual problem that is holding up development in some cases. Firefox can't reliably be compiled because the linker runs out of virtual address space. The problem stems from the fact that Firefox is built on 32-bit machines which can only access a limited amount of memory even with larger amounts of physical memory.

Start64!New version! - Lagarith is a lossless video codec intended for editing and archiving. Lagarith offers better compression than codecs like Huffyuv, Alparysoft, and CorePNG. There are a few lossless codecs that can compress better than Lagarith, such as MSU and FFV1; however Lagarith tends to be faster than these codecs. Lagarith is able to operate in several colorspaces - RGB24, RGB32, RGBA, YUY2, and YV12. For DVD video, the compression is typically only 10-30% better than Huffyuv.

Start64!Finally, Batman: Arkham City recieves its desperately needed PC patch via Steam auto-update, fixing the crippling DirectX 11 performance issues that most people with a relatively new video card have been expieriencing. "We have just released a patch for Batman: Arkham City PC that provides fixes a variety of DX 11 issues, as well as fixes for a few other non-DX 11 related issues."

Start64!How to install a 64bit OS as a virtual system? First, ensure that you own a 64bit CPU with 64bit host OS (computer properties). Then run Securable and VMWare Guest Check to confirm you can run 64 bit OS, so, to known your system is Virtualization (VT) capable.

Fusion 16 Beta Available for Download

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2011-Dec-06 | Tags: fedora

Start64!Fusion 16 Beta has been announced by Valent Turkovic, a developer that also put together Fusion Linux 14, a distribution which is essentially a Fedora Remix. Fusion Linux is an installable Live DVD ISO image that includes multimedia functionality out of the box, with added desktop tweaks for usability and additional software.

Start64!GeIL, now that's a name we haven't heard in a while. The release of the X79 chipset, though, has brought with it an introduction to many companies we've dealt with in the past, but not so much recently. Talking to GeIL, we wondered what kind of kit we should be checking out today. I was all for some nice high speed Quad Channel memory and it didn't take long for my prayers to be answered with the EVO CORSA PC3-19200 kit we've got on our hands today.

Start64!When it comes to purchasing new peripherals and extension cards, two major concerns for computer owners are hardware and software compatibility. Terms like "64-bit" can be confusing and may cause confusion among buyers. You can confirm that the graphics card you want to buy will be compatible with your hardware and operating system by following a few recommendations.

Start64!Incident responders and forensic investigators need to be careful when using 32-bit tools to examine file system artifacts on 64-bit Windows. Christian Wojner documented the issue in a paper titled The WOW-Effect. He demonstrated how the WOW64 File System Redirector built into 64-bit Windows transparently redirects 32-bit tools’ access to core OS directories and registry values. This is likely to confuse forensics personnel performing live analysis of the system.

Start64!Learn about 32 and 64-bit data types, platform version info and multiplatform dbExpress in Delphi XE2. 31 Days of RAD Studio XE2 Video Tutorials - Day 2 Tutorial. See more at http://www.embarcadero.com/31-days-of-december

Start64!You won't be able to watch online video content on a Windows 7 64bit PC if you have the wrong version of Adobe Flash installed. Our Helproom Expert explains. - QUESTION I recently purchased an Acer laptop running Windows 7 64bit. I'm unable to play BBC iPlayer programmes on it, however, since the service requires Adobe Flash Player and it's not available for Windows 7 64bit. How can I get around this and use iPlayer to watch video or TV programmes that require Flash player? Phil Reading

Start64!The Microsoft Unified Communications Managed API 2.0 is a managed-code platform that empowers developers to build applications that provide access to and control over Microsoft’s Enhanced Presence information, instant messaging, telephone and video calls and audio/video conferencing. It enables both text based, as well as voice based - speech technology enabled – conversations and collaboration.

Start64!New version! - This application is a software calendar with appointments notes, tasks, alarms and contacts that provides seamless integration and interactivity with the desktop background. You can organize your data in layers and share them with other people on a local area network.

Start64!After recently comparing Ubuntu 11.10 and Fedora 16 for boot speed and power consumption, up now are various Linux benchmarks under both of these distributions. This is a comparison of the 64-bit performance of Ubuntu 11.10 vs. Fedora 16 in an out-of-the-box configuration.