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--> Hidden Win7 App Turns PC into WiFi HotSpot, Sort Of
--> Win7 Upgrade Trick 'Breaches License,' Says MS
--> On this Day in History: for Friday, Oct 30, 2009
--> Windows Game of the Week: Fishdom: Spooky Splash
--> Freeware Picks of the Day: 'Comodo Internet Security', and 'Dotmobi'
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--> MS Cancels Family Guy: 'Not Fit for Windows Brand'
--> Win7 'Signature' PCs: Zero Bloatware, MS Promises
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>>> Hidden Win7 App Turns PC into WiFi HotSpot, Sort Of
An unfinished feature has been discovered lurking within Windows 7,
which would allow a regular laptop computer to be transformed into a
wireless access point. The "secret" WiFi feature is not a ...
http://go.infopackets.com/e20091030-04
>>> Win7 Upgrade Trick 'Breaches License,' Says MS
Many users are taking up the offer for Windows 7 Upgrade, which
requires the user to have a pre-existing, legitimate copy of Windows
2000, XP, or Vista already pre-installed on the user's machine. ...
http://go.infopackets.com/e20091030-05
>>> MS Cancels Family Guy: 'Not Fit for Windows Brand' (20091029)
Despite attempts to make itself 'cool' again alongside tacky launch
parties for the new Win7 operating system, Microsoft is looking a bit
silly this morning after it announced it would cancel a joint ...
http://go.infopackets.com/e20091030-06
>>> Win7 'Signature' PCs: Zero Bloatware, MS Promises (20091029)
In its attempt to make Windows 7 a success and build a successful chain
of retail stores, Microsoft has declared war on one of the most
annoying parts of buying a new PC: bloatware. Bloatware -- ...
http://go.infopackets.com/e20091030-07

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--> 1896, Ruth Gordon
--> 1967, Gavin Rossdale, singer/song writer.
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--> 1864, Helena, capital of Montana, founded.
--> 1775, US Navy is created.
--> 1938, Orson Welles panics a nation with his broadcast of "War of the
Worlds."
--> 1992, Worlds ugliest pick-up truck parade occurs, in Chadron, NE.

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Comodo Internet Security
Comodo Internet Security (CIS) is a free, multi-layered security
application that keeps hackers out of your PC. Built from the ground up
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combining powerful antivirus support, an enterprise class packet filtering
firewall, and an advanced host intrusion prevention system called Defense+.
Unlike the stripped down versions of commercial software that other
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version of the product. ...
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