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Sep 302008
 

In Windows 2008 and Windows Vista, we can control the Multicast support, infact to be precise, the level of Multicast support and the version of the IGMP protocol that is supported from Windows Registry.

By default, Windows 2008 and Windows Vista supports IGMPv3 and fully pariticipates in IGMP where it can both send and receive IPv4 multicast packets.

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Sep 292008
 

Did you know you can move your Documents, Desktop, Favorites, Music, Videos, Downloads,Pictures, Contacts folders etc from the default location of c:\users\<username> to a different location in “Windows Vista”?

Yes, you can certainly move all these folders to a new location which could be a different folder on the same system or to a completely different partition or a different drive (recognised under windows). One of the biggest advantages is that when you need to reinstall or repair your windows or even want to format the Windows partition, it takes the hassle out of copying those hundreds and thousands of files in your profile onto a different location or even to an external disk. Also, can allow you to allow live on its own partition and keep your personal critical files else where safe and secure by protecting with encryption techniques. This will allow the root disk or your Windows System disk operate on its own without the performance affected because of a full disk encryption.

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Sep 292008
 

SnippingTool is one of the nice new tool on Windows Vista that I just happened to take notice today. Snipping Tool is more than the traditional Print Screen button and can allow you to capture a screen shot, or snip, of any object on your screen, and then annotate, save, or share the image.

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Sep 292008
 

DOSBox is a free opensource DOS-emulator for Windows, BeOS, Linux and MacOS X. DOSBox also emulates CPU:286/386 realmode/protected mode, Directory FileSystem/XMS/EMS, Tandy/Hercules/CGA/EGA/VGA/VESA graphics, a SoundBlaster/Gravis Ultra Sound card for excellent sound compatibility with older games…

DOSBox is ideally for users who wants to play old games or even applications which are not supported on the newer versions of Windows like Windows Vista, Windows XP. DOSBox is simple and easy to use and but still can provide you with very useful features to run your old applications and games.
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Sep 282008
 

FireTune is a free tiny utility to improve performance on your Firefox browser. Firetune is simple easy and very efficient in doing one thing that is to make your Firefox browser faster, optimize for better performance.

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