Microsoft’s GDI+ graphics system could be exploited to allow hackers to use image files to launch attacks on your system.
In addition to patching Windows, this bug requires that you update your Office apps, Works 8, Digital Image Suite 2006, and nearly every Microsoft application development product.
Some people are calling Google’s latest offering the beginning of the end for Internet Explorer, but is that really the case?
Chrome does look promising — possibly more promising than some people suspect — though there’s much more than browsing at stake.
Over months or years of normal use, Windows accumulates thousands of orphaned files, useless settings, and other detritus that can noticeably slow down your applications.
These performance-enhancing utilities remove this digital refuse to help your system run at its top speed.
Superheroes have long captivated the hearts and imaginations of people worldwide. These sometimes-dark, colorfully clothed characters rise from the ashes of social injustice and treachery like a vigilante phoenix sent to right the wrongs of the world. Well, at least some superheroes do.
As XP users continue to struggle while downloading and installing Service Pack 3, one reader succeeds by creating an SP3 installation CD.
There’s no guarantee this technique will work for you, but if you’re determined to upgrade to SP3, this option may be worth a try.
From the moment Microsoft released it, Service Pack 3 for Windows XP has been the subject of almost daily reports of bugs, incompatibilities, and general headaches.
You can install SP3 with confidence — providing you take certain precautions — or, if you prefer, use Windows’ Automatic Update settings to keep the service pack off your system.