Prevent Unwanted Software Installing On Your Machine

Tired of unchecking unrelated offers while installing software? Have you ever felt, while installing software, that the installer tries to push additional unwanted programs at all cost? Ever missed a checkbox, and spent hours afterwards removing adware? Ever opened your browser after an installation, only to find out that you have a new homepage, a […]

Internet Explorer Security Fix & Web Browser Choice

You may be hearing news reports or rumours to the effect that Microsoft Internet Explorer is once again unsafe to use, due to recently discovered and apparently quite severe vulnerabilities. Although a proper patch has yet to appear, there is a temporary fix from Microsoft, as pictured below, and it’s just a single click away. […]

Windows Vista Performance and Tuning

Microsoft has produced a simple and useful guide to help you improve the performance of Vista on your computer. Moreover it’s a free download! Windows Vista Performance and Tuning Overview “Windows Vista and SP1 focus on delivering greater performance and overall system responsiveness by striking a balance between speed and responsiveness. This guide looks at […]

Adobe Reader Security News

Certain security issues have been discovered in Adobe’s software Acrobat Reader which have the potential to allow an attacker to remotely execute arbitrary code in PDF files using JavaScript. First a quote from Adobe, then the easy fix that takes only a few seconds to stay safe. “Adobe is aware of reports of a potential […]