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I keep getting a message that my computer is running low on virtual memory and I should close some applications to assist it or something.? Do I need to add more memory to my computer or is my computer slow?? Do I have too many programs open?? How do I get more virtual memory? Virtual […]

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Virtual rootkits not a problem, say researchers

Rootkits that use virtualization techniques should not present detection problems, according to researchers from Carnegie Mellon and Stanford universities. Working with virtualization technology vendors VMware and XenSource, the researchers produced a study recently called “Compatibility is Not Transparency: VMM Detection Myths and Realities.” (PDF) In the study, the researchers said that rootkits could not use […]

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FTC Settles with Alleged Spyware Operation

A Nevada company will pay US$330,000 to settle a complaint from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission that it hid spyware in other software consumers could download for free, the FTC announced Monday. The FTC accused ERG Ventures LLC of distributing spyware that infected 15 million computers. The company tricked consumers into downloading spyware by hiding […]

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Free Microsoft Accessibility CDs

Do you have someone at your office or do any of your clients have anyone that could benefit from additional accessibility on their computer, such as making the computers more comfortable to see, hear and use? If so, you may want to take advantage of the Free Microsoft Accessibility CDs offer from Microsoft that provides […]

419Eater DDoS’d?

We’ve had a report that the popular scambaiting site 419Eater and the anti-scam site Scamwarners are the latest anti-spam sites to fall victim to a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack. Both sites are down at this time. Details are hard to come by, but there’s apparently been speculation that the attack originated from a […]

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THE founder of one of the nation?s most popular online discussion forums says a lawsuit brought by a software company threatens freedom of speech on the net. Whirlpool forums founder Simon Wright, who is being sued by accounting software maker 2Clix Australia for publishing comments the company alleges are ?false and malicious?, says the legal […]

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Test drive the new Windows Live suite

Windows Live makes it easy to store and manage your communications and information, and share what?s going on in your life with the people who mean the most to you. Many of you have already tried out new versions of our web services ? Windows Live Hotmail, Windows Live Spaces, Windows Live SkyDrive beta, and […]

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This precedent setting ruling by Judge Neil V. Wake will provide the legal foundation for the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) to more aggressively stop individuals from distributing unauthorized copyrighted music over Peer-to-Peer networks,? said CEO & Chairman Safwat Fahmy SafeMedia Corp., Boca Raton, Fl. ?This landmark case means that anyone who has P2P […]

Announcing Windows Vista Service Pack 1 Beta

Now is the time and the time is now: let’s talk about Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1). Much has been made of what will or will not be included in SP1 and when it will be released (some accurate, some otherwise). I’m here to set the story straight: we’re in the process of developing […]

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TomCoyote is now What the Tech

The site you know and love as TomCoyote.org can now be found here at WhatTheTech.com. Although it may look a little different, everything is still here. Only the name and design have changed. Your login information should also work as before, although you may have to login on your first visit to set a new […]

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