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Microsoft Surface – Windows 8 RT

Posted on 3rd January 2013

When Microsoft announced that they would be releasing their own Windows 8 RT tablet, the buzz was that it had the potential to compete with the Apple iPad, especially in the business world.

Microsoft has since released their tablet to the masses. Available in 32 and 64 Gb models, does this tablet have the muscle to compete in an already saturated tablet market? Does it make it a closer race for the Windows platform against the Apple iPad?


TDSS Fake Partition and Internet Redirect

Posted on 1st December 2011

Anyone that does tech support on a workstation level, may be familiar with a strain of a Windows viruses known as TDSS. TDSS is not commonly able to be detected by most anti-virus scanners out there, and can be contracted through a bad web link or even attached to an email. A brief overview of TDSS can be found over at the Trend Micro website. Trend Micro is known for both consumer retail produts, as well as business level products that deal with malware, spam, and firewalls. Kaspersky, another anti-virus product, has a free tool that is able to remove most versions of the TDSS virus called TDSSKILLER. This free utility is quick to find and destroy the TDSS virus, but a new strain has surfaced that has to be removed manually.