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Feb 032014

win8logoUltimate Windows Tweaker version 3.0.2 has been released. It’s for Windows 8 / 8.1 only.

Change log: Ultimate Windows Tweaker 3.0
Fixed: UWT 3 disables Windows script host service
Fixed: UWT 3 hangs when system file checker utility is run
Bug reporting system removed due to false positives been given out by some antivirus software.

Jan 302014

th— This post is unfinished and should be considered early BETA version until further notice. I am hoping for some feedback / input.
*** Would the person I’ve been discussing this issue with please email me again.

3 purported performance tweaks benchmarked.
They are: useplatformclock, tscsyncpolicy, and disabledynamictick.
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Jan 092014

win8logoUltimate Windows Tweaker version 3.0 has been released. It it’s for Windows 8 / 8.1 only.

Ultimate Windows Tweaker 3.0 for Windows 8 has been released and is now available for download. While Windows 7 & Windows Vista users should continue to use Ultimate Windows Tweaker 2.2, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 may be happy to know that your favorite freeware Windows tweaker is now available for download.

Dec 042013

start8logoStart8 1.31 released.

Start8 1.31 Changelog
-Added some additional strings to bundled language files for Windows 8.1
-DisplayFusion fixes
-Hid the advanced option to go to desktop when closing a metro app on Win8.1
-Disabled the option for the user picture to hide the user picture when using a WB skin
-Fixed an issue with custom themes and non English languages where the shutdown button would clip text

Nov 072013

ie11logoIE 11 for Windows 7 is out.
IE 11 is the default for Windows 8.1.
I expect this to show up in Windows Update for Windows 7 but hasn’t yet.
Announcement: IE11 for Windows 7 Globally Available for Consumers and Businesses
Microsoft: Internet Explorer Page
IE 11 Welcome Page
Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7 (32-bit)
Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7 64-bit Edition and Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit Edition
Internet Explorer 11 Language Packs for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
Internet Explorer Administration Kit 11

Oct 282013

xp_logoBoth Google and Mozilla have announced support for Windows XP beyond Microsoft’s April 8, 2014 deadline. It’s a transparent attempt to inflate their market share at the expense of users. Folks, they aren’t doing you any favors.
Windows XP isn’t near as secure as Windows 7 and Windows 8/8.1 and when Microsoft’s support ends you will be in real danger. Many security experts think the bad guys are sitting on exploits, waiting for April, 8th. Continue reading »