How many times do users of Windows need to be kicked in the head? It's as if we have a community of people who, upon discovery of "kick me" signs attached to their backs, do nothing -- and then complain when they eventually do get kicked.
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A new report from technology research firm PC Data Online reveals that, although RealPlayer is still the dominant streaming media player on the Web, Windows Media Player is experiencing faster growth. Use of the Windows player was up 34 percent during September and October.
For the first time, a virus has wormed its way into Microsoft's popular MSN Messenger Service--but the slow-moving, crash-inducing pest is unlikely to cause significant damage. Microsoft posted a warning late Friday night about the so-called W32/Hello virus on a special site and has been working with security companies to kill it.
Incompatibility between a recent virus-remedy fileand the scan engine software is locking up Windows. Full story.
What song did our readers choose as the launch and advertising theme for Windows 2000? Click here to see the results of Friday's ZDNet News/Harris Tech Poll.
Recent virus outbreaks have exploited known vulnerabilities in Visual Basic Scripting under Windows. For example, NewLove and ILOVEYOU both contain attachments ending in .
Microsoft announced on Tuesday that it had reached new milestones for two of its Windows offerings that are under development. The company made available to beta testers Release Candidate 1 of Windows Millennium Edition (aka Windows Me).
Microsoft on Wednesday afternoon posted the sixth service pack for Windows NT 4.0 to its Web site.
After several reports that an intruder stole its software jewels,Microsoft Corp. (msft) released a statement on Friday denying that anysoftware was stolen from its servers.
Before the launching of the system, which should happen at the end of2001, leaders of the Brazilian IT industry are supporting the newoperating system. PC makers are waiting to offer consumers products thatcombine hardware innovations with the new Windows XP.