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Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Custom built OS Windows 8 Pro 64-bit CPU Intel Core i7 950 @4.4GHz Motherboard EVGA 131-GT-E767 Memory 12GB DDR3 1333MHz @1400 (9-9-9-24) Graphics Card 2x AMD Radeon HD 6770 Sound Card Sound Blaster Audigy Monitor(s) Displays Acer S231HL + Acer E19T5W Screen Resolution 1920x1080 + 1440x900
Keyboard NMB RT8255C+ Mouse Func MS-3 PSU Corsair GS800 Case Custom-made Cooling CM Hyper212+, lots of fans Hard Drives 128GB Samsung 840 Pro
1TB Seagate Barracuda 7200RPM 64mb
500GB Seagate Barracuda 7200RPM 16mb Internet Speed 30/1.5 Antivirus Microsoft Security Essentials/Spybot SD/Malwarebytes Browser Google Chrome Other Info Onkyo TX-27 receiver & two Realistic Optimus T100s.
System Manufacturer/Model Number Home built OS Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit CPU Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.00GHz Motherboard ASUS P4P800-VM Motherboard Chipset: Intel 865G + ICH5 Memory 2.50 GB RAM Graphics Card NVIDIA GeForce 7600 GS Sound Card SoundMax Integrated Digital Audio (Chip) Monitor(s) Displays ViewSonic VX 1962 wm Screen Resolution 1680 X 1050
Keyboard Microsoft Comfort Curve Keyboard 2000 v10 USB Mouse Logitec optic USB Cooling Fan based Hard Drives Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 80 GB
ST380215A ATA Device 18.6 GB
Western Digital "My Book" external hard drive 750 GB Internet Speed 3.01 Mb/s download 0.64 Mb/s upload
Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.1 for Windows 7 x64-based Systems (KB2858 This is a new update being offered on only one of my two machines today, although it is unchecked. It appears to be related to support for foreign languages.
Does anyone know anything about it? Is anyone else being offered it? I can't personally see any reason to install it, and certainly not...
Microsoft readying test systems for Win 8 development Four more job postings were posted this month that mention Windows 8. From them, we can glean a few small tidibits about Windows 7's successor.
Full Story: Microsoft readying test systems for Windows 8 development - Ars Technica
Microsoft to kill Encarta later this year When I first saw this, I had to do a double take. I made sure it wasn't April 1 at least three times before I conceded. While looking around Encarta's homepage today, I stumbled on a message that Microsoft was getting rid of MSN Encarta completely: "On October 31, 2009, MSN Encarta Web sites...
Microsoft MSDN Operating systems Does anyone know if these are full working and last forever cd keys that msdn gives you if you are a college student (at select colleges).
because I am really tempted to get windows XP 64bit for free, but don't want it if its going to expire.