Daily Archives: October 4, 2007

How Halo 3 makes the world a better place

A video’s catchy tune offers a humorously cynical — and not politically correct &#8212 summary of the world’s ills that will be cured after the overhyped release of Halo 3.

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A flustered Microsoft posts Windows Update trick

Our
Sept. 27 story on problems caused Windows Update’s stealth installs was widely circulated other news sites.

In the wake of the media coverage and user complaints, Microsoft quickly cobbled together a response that confirms the problem and provides a manual fix.

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Get free patching without Windows Update

My
Sept. 20
and
Sept. 27
articles about silent and flawed upgrades involving Windows Update have made many people wonder whether they should really trust Microsoft’s installer.

Fortunately, there are alternatives to Windows Update that will keep your system fully patched without costing you a dime.

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