Internet Explorer 9 in Public Beta

After more than a year of anticipation, the latest browser from Microsoft, Internet Explorer 9, just entered public beta. Bringing with it the most extensive overhaul since IE 7, this version of the most popular web surfing software quietly rolls up its sleeves and gets the job done – but not without a few glitches.
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Solving Windows Genuine Advantage Problems

The Windows Genuine Advantage program is an anti-piracy initiative developed by Microsoft to help protect Windows and Microsoft Office products. The WGA software connects to Microsoft servers, tests the validity of your product key and displays several warning messages if it determines that your copy of Windows is not legit. It can cause some surprising problems. Keep reading to learn how to fix them.
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Vista and Online Video Viewing

In this second part of a five-part series, you’ll learn how Vista handles the challenge of online video, and some interesting tips and tricks to make your web viewing experience more pleasant. It is excerpted from chapter four of the book Windows Vista Annoyances: Tips, Secrets, and Hacks for the Cranky Consumer, written by David A. Karp (O’Reilly, 2008; ISBN: 0596527624). Copyright © 2008 O’Reilly Media, Inc. All rights reserved. Used with permission from the publisher. Available from booksellers or direct from O’Reilly Media. Continue reading