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Friday, August 06, 2010

Microsoft enterprise office 2007

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Wednesday, August 04, 2010

OpenOffice.org 3.2.1 RC 2 released

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no English version yet, so download the stable one for now! You can actually give up Microsoft Office with this nice free tool~!

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Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Defraggler - File and Disk Defragmentation - Free Download

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Defraggler

Disk Defragmentation

DownloadDefraggler
Use Defraggler to defrag your entire hard drive, or individual files - unique in the industry. This compact and portable Windows application supports NTFS and FAT32 file systems.
Most defrag tools only allow you to defrag an entire drive. Defraggler lets you specify one or more files, folders, or the whole drive to defragment.
When Defraggler reads or writes a file, it uses the exact same techniques that Windows uses. Using Defraggler is just as safe for your files as using Windows.
At a glance, you can see how fragmented your hard drive is. Defraggler's drive map shows you blocks that are empty, not fragmented, or needing defragmentation.
  • Give your hard drive a quick touch-up with Quick Defrag
  • Organizes empty disk space to further prevent fragmentation
  • Defragment while you sleep - and wake up with a faster PC. Set Defraggler to run daily, weekly or monthly
  • Full Windows OS and Multi-lingual support
  • Supports 37 major languages
Defraggler is made by Piriform, the company that also brought you CCleaner and Recuva, so is completely free!

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Official Windows 7 Repository

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Official Windows 7 Repository



Part 1 of 4: Download Windows 7

The fastest way to download Windows 7 is using BitTorrent, which is a P2P protocol for file sharing. Not only BitTorrent provides high speed of download for popular files, but it also gives you the opportunity to improve other people's download speed.



To download files using BitTorrent you need an application that supports the BitTorrent protocol (called a "BitTorrent client"). The best BitTorrent client is BitComet. But also feel free to use any other BitTorrent client.



Once you have a BitTorrent client, download the tiny ".torrent" file bellow that belong to the version that you want (32 bits or 64 bits). This file will be directly opened with your BitTorrent client and the download will start instantly. The magnet link is another method to start downloading a file with your BitTorrent client.

Those 2 ISOs above allow you to have Windows in any language that you want (35 languages available).
› Take a look at part 5-F bellow to select your language.

These ISOs also allow you to install any edition that you want (Ultimate, Professional, Home Premium, Home Basic, Starter).
› Take a look at part 5-G bellow to quickly unlock other editions.

Note: By default it will install the Ultimate edition.
Note: Multi-language is available only if you install the Ultimate edition.




Part 2 of 4: Check the authenticity

It is absolutely crucial that you check the authenticity of the ISO you just downloaded. You must check that it hasn't been modified by anyone, that it's clean from spywares and viruses, and that it is free from corruption or any transfer error.

To confirm the authenticity of the ISO you downloaded, all you have to do is to make sure that it is exactly (bit for bit) the same as the one Microsoft provides. We can know that two files are identical by matching their hashes. The hash of a file is the result of its calculation. Each file has a unique hash, if the file is modified (even only by 1 bit) then its hash will be completely different.

Microsoft provides through his website (http://blogs.technet.com/[...] and http://technet.microsoft.com/[...]) the official hashes for all the Windows 7 ISOs. Please check the hash of the ISO that you have downloaded using HashCheck ( direct download — instructions) or any other hash calculator, and verify that it is the same as the ones provided by Microsoft:
  • Microsoft Windows 7 32 Bits

    • MD5: D0B8B407E8A3D4B75EE9C10147266B89
    • SHA-1: 5395DC4B38F7BDB1E005FF414DEEDFDB16DBF610
  • Microsoft Windows 7 64 Bits

    • MD5: F43D22E4FB07BF617D573ACD8785C028
    • SHA-1: 326327CC2FF9F05379F5058C41BE6BC5E004BAA7



Part 3 of 4: Install Windows 7

You have 2 options to install Windows 7. You can simply burn the ISO to a DVD (Scroogle: How to burn an ISO to a DVD), or you caninstall Windows 7 from a USB flash drive instead of a DVD.

Insert the Windows 7 installation disk into your drive and restart your computer. Press any key when asked to launch the installation (Scroogle: How to boot from a DVD). You might need to change the boot priority in your BIOS in order to boot from your DVD drive or from your USB flash drive (Scroogle: Change boot priority order).

During the installation, you do not need to enter any product key, just bypass the step when it asks for one. You might also untick the "activate online" checkbox.



Part 4 of 4: Activate Windows 7

The safest method to activate Windows 7 is using a software called a "loader". It is safe because whatever happen this is only software so even if it doesn't work you will be able to uninstall it and continue to use your computer.

It is also the most reliable software method available today. This method has been working for Windows Vista for more than 3 years (and counting) and has proven its reliability and efficiency. This is a mature technology to activate Windows, it works with Windows 7 32 and 64 bits on any computer (homemade or branded) and even on Macintosh. Nothing special is required before using a loader.

You're invited to download and install the Windows 7 Loader created by Daz, which is currently the most popular loader. However if you want to try another one, there are other loaders (including open-source ones).

Saturday, July 24, 2010

All New Microsoft Bing Webmaster Tools

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Intro to new Microsoft Bing Webmaster Tools


Microsoft launched a revamp to their Bing Webmaster Tools. I talked to them back in June, when they previewed the tools at SMX Advanced, and they told me that they were starting from scratch and rebuilding the tool from the ground up. So how are things different? They say they are focused on three key areas: crawling, indexing, and traffic. They provide charts that enable you to analyze up to six months of this data. Note that none of this information is available unless Silverlight is installed. See more on that later.
Crawling, Indexing, and Traffic Data

Microsoft tells me that they provide, per day, the number of:
  • pages crawled
  • crawl errors
  • pages indexed
  • impressions
  • clicks
Sounds pretty cool. Let's go and see it

Traffic – Impressions and Clicks
The data is very similar to what Google provides. (Although Google currently only provides the latest month’s data. I’m not sure what happened to the historical data they used to provide.)
Bing Webmaster Tools: Traffic Summary
How does the accuracy stack up? I looked at a few samples.
Traffic Comparison
It’s potentially useful to compare click through rates for Google and Bing, although Google provides the additional data point of the average position. Without that on the Bing side, it’s hard to discern anything meaningful from the comparison. Note that for both Google and Bing, the click numbers reported in webmaster tools in some cases vary significantly from what is reported in Google Analytics (and in other cases are nearly exactly the same). Google has some explanation of why the numbers sometimes vary, but my guess is that Google Analytics is reporting in particular organic Google traffic from more sources than Google Webmaster Tools is. Google Webmaster Tools also clearly buckets the numbers.
Unfortunately, while Microsoft provides six months of data, it appears that you can only view it on screen and can’t download the data. This makes the data much more difficult to use in actionable ways.
Index Summary
Bing Webmaster Tools: Indexing Chart
This chart shows the number of pages in the Bing index per day. This certainly seems useful, but it’s deceptive. Decreased indexing over time seems like a bad thing, worthy of sounding the alarms and investing resources to figure out the cause, but indexing numbers should always be looked at in conjunction with traffic numbers. Is traffic down? If not, there may not be a problem. In fact, if a site has had duplication and canonicalization problems, a reduction in indexing is often a good thing.
The ability to use XML Sitemaps to categorize your page types and submit canonical lists of those URLs to Google and monitor those indexing numbers over time provides much more actionable information. (Of course, Google doesn’t provide historical indexing numbers, so in order to make this data truly actionable, you have to manually store it each week or month.)
Index Explorer
The Index Explorer enables you to view the specific pages of your site that are indexed and filter reports by directory and other criteria.
Bing Webmaster Tools: Index Explorer
Again it can be useful to drill in to this data, but it would be significantly more useful if it were downloadable. When you click on a URL, you see a pop up with controls to block the cache, block the URL and cache, and recrawl the URL. These are the same actions described below (see “block URLs” and “submit URLs”).
Crawl Summary
This chart is similar to what Google provides and shows the number of pages crawled each data.
Bing Webmaster Tools: Crawl Data
Crawl errors are still available, but the “long dynamic URLs” and “Unsupported content type” reports are missing. In their places are additional HTTP error code reports. (The previous version of the tool listed only URLs with 404 errors.) Since Google provides all of these reports as well, the additional value is mostly in knowing if BingBot is having particular problems crawling the site that Googlebot isn’t. As with the query data, you can’t download any of this information, only view it on screen, which makes it much more cumbersome to use.
Bing Webmaster Tools: Crawl Details
Block URLs
The new block URLs feature appears to be similar to Google’s removal URL feature. You can specify URLs that you want to remove from Bing search results. However, this feature differs from Google’s in that you don’t also have to block the URL with robots.txt, a robots meta tag, or return a 404 for the page. Microsoft told me that they are offering this feature because site owners may need to have page removed from the search results right away but might not be able to quickly block or remove the page from the site itself.
I find this a bit dangerous as it makes troubleshooting later very difficult. I can see someone blocking a bunch of URLs or a directory and someone else, months or years later, building new content on those pages and wondering why they never show up in the Bing index. Microsoft did tell me that they recommend this feature as a short term, emergency solution only, as the pages will still be crawled and indexed, they simply won’t display in results. But recommended uses and actual uses tend to vary.
Submit URLs
This feature enable you to “signal which URLs Bing should add to its index”. When I talked to Microsoft back in June, I asked how this feature was different from submitting an XML Sitemap. (And for that matter, different from the existing Submit URLs feature.) They said that you can submit a much smaller number of URLs via this feature (up to 10 a day and up to 50 a month). So I guess you submit XML Sitemaps for URLs you want indexed and use this feature for URLs you REALLY want indexed?
Silverlight
Yes, I realize this is a technology, not a feature. And in fact, it may well be an obstacle for some users rather than a benefit. (For instance, I primarily use Chrome on my Mac, which Silverlight doesn’t support.) But Microsoft is touting it as the primary new feature of this reboot. Since most of the data is available only graphically, and not as a download, without Silverlight, you basically can’t use Bing Webmaster Tools at all.
Bing Webmaster Tools: Silverlight
What’s Missing
Microsoft says that they “hit the reset button and rebuilt the tools from the group up.” This means that many of the features from the previous version of the tool are now missing. When I spoke to them, they said that they took a hard look at the tool and jettisoned those items that didn’t provide useful, actionable data. So, what have they removed?
  • Backlinks report – What is this feature does, in fact, have useful data if you invested a little effort in configuring the reports. You could only download 1,000 external links (and the UI showed only 20), but you could see a count of the total number of incoming links and could use filters to download different buckets of 1,000. For instance, you could filter the report to show only links to certain parts of your web site or from certain types of sites (by domain, TLD, etc.). Of course, I have no way of knowing how accurate this data was. It seems just about impossible to get accurate link data no matter what tool you use. Below is some comparison data I grabbed before this report went away yesterday. Backlink Count Comparison
  • Outbound links report
  • Robots.txt validator – This tool enabled you to test a robots.txt file to see if it blocked and allowed what you expected. Google provides a similar tool.
  • Domain score – I don’t think anyone will be sad that this “feature” has gone away. No one could ever figure out what it (or the related page score) could possibly mean.
  • Language and region information – This was potentially useful information, particularly in troubleshooting.
Overall, the relaunch provides data that’s potentially more useful than before, although this usefulness is limited without the ability to download the data. I also find the Silverlight requirement frustrating, but it remains to be seen if this is a significant obstacle to use of the tool. There’s nothing here that Google doesn’t provide in its tools, but with the Bing soon to be powering Yahoo search, site owners may find getting insight on Bing-specific issues and statistics to be valuable.. Historical information is great (although you can get this manually from Google if you download the data regularly), but particularly with query data, it’s hard to know how accurate the reports are (for both Google and Bing). In some cases, the data is misleading without additional data points (such as having click through data without position information and overall indexing trends without details).I always welcome additional information from the search engines, but as always, make sure that the data you use to drive your business decisions is actionable and is truly telling you what you think and what it actually is.

Although it has a lot of improvement, Google is still the best! I recommend using Google's Webmaster Tools.

Friday, July 02, 2010

Windows Loader v1.8.5(both software and hardware base supported)

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Windows Loader v1.8.5
The easy and safe way to activate Windows.




Download
downloadv1.8.5.zip



About



This is the loader application thats used by millions of people  worldwide, well known for passing Microsoft's WAT (Windows  Activation Technologies) and is arguably the safest Windows  activation exploit ever created. The application itself injects a SLIC (Software Licensing Description Table) into your system  before Windows boots, this is what fools Windows into thinking it's  genuine.


Features
  • Can be run as a standalone  application
  • Works well with all system languages
  • Argument support for silent installs
  • Can be used for pre-activation
  • Application integrity checking
  • Custom error handling
  • Support for hidden partitions and complex setups
  • Can work alongside Linux's GRUB or any other boot manager
  • Works with TrueCrypt and many other types of hard drive encryption  applications
  • Add your own certificates and serials externally
  • Offers certificate and serial installation only for users with an  existing SLIC 2.1
  • Automated system profiling (The application matches  everything up for you)

The rundown
  • This will run on x86 and  x64 systems ✔ check
  • This can activate all Windows versions at the same time, just  install it on each ✔ check
  • No core system files get modified ✔  check
  • No extra processes are run so you have nothing eating at your RAM ✔ check
  • All key parts of the exploit are encrypted with a custom encryption ✔ check
  • The exploit runs before Windows so it's harder for Microsoft to  prevent ✔ check
  • The exploit patches all necessary tables making activation look  authentic ✔ check
  • The application will select the best profile for your system during  installation ✔ check
  • Each and every user has a unique version of the exploit installed on  his/her system ✔ check

Supported operating systems
  • Windows 7  Ultimate
  • Windows 7 Professional
  • Windows 7 Home Premium
  • Windows 7 Home Basic
  • Windows 7 Starter
  • Windows Vista Ultimate
  • Windows Vista Business
  • Windows Vista Business N
  • Windows Vista Home Premium
  • Windows Vista Home Basic
  • Windows Vista Starter
  • Windows Server 2008 R2: Enterprise
  • Windows Server 2008 R2: Standard
  • Windows Server 2008 R2: Foundation
  • Windows Server 2008: Enterprise
  • Windows Server 2008: Standard
  • Windows Server 2008: Foundation
  • Windows Small Business Server 2008
Note: You must be running build 7600 or greater for  Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.
Note: Windows 7 N and E editions will only be supported  when OEM SLP serials leak for them editions.


Application integrity checking?

Hover your mouse over the green, amber or red icon to see detailed  application information.

Note: Even if the icon is green someone might have found a  way around the protection system so it's worth checking that the  applications path is always the same as the location from which you  launched the application. You should also check that the MD5 matches the  MD5 found online.

v1.8.5.zip--
Version 1.8.5 changes (06/29/2010):
* Fixed a bug that caused upgrading to fail when "preserve current boot  code" was selected
* Added a new GRLDR version
* Added Alienware serial (Professional)
* Other minor tweaks and fixes
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MD5: ea38db1a078d62438e7f65d3af452261
SHA-1: 2c641e1f00f4f360553cbe57f6051665f838e92e

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Direct Download Links for Microsoft Office 2007 Suites and Applications

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If you just need the full standalone setup installer for Microsoft Office 2007 suites such as Office 2007 Enterprise and Office 2007 Professional, or redistributable setup package for individual Microsoft Office 2007 applications such as Office Groove 2007, Office OneNote 2007, Office Publisher 2007 and Office Visio 2007, and do not need the free-of-charge evaluation license or product key, you can skip the sign up step and download directly from Microsoft the full setup files
which will install complete features and functionalities that the genuine perpetual purchased versions will get, if you can provide the installed Office program a genuine and legal product key and successfully activate it.


Office 2007 Direct Download Link
If you own volume license agreement and VLK, you can download Office 2007 from Microsoft Volume Licensing Services site.
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