A little over two months ago, we looked at a sneak peek of Skype for Windows 8, and now Microsoft is about to release the final version of the official app on Friday, October 26th. The client will be available for Windows 8 and for Surface with Windows RT, which will provide a redesigned UI matching Windows [...]
Cliplets is a Microsoft Research application project that basically allows you to easily create animated GIFs images. Cliplets are a type of imagery that falls between a still image and a video, and they allow you to capture a moment in time to a suppose instance in time. The app enables this by using computer vision [...]
Email has become a big part of our daily life, it would be hard to live without this type of communication anymore, and at the same time it becomes harder to organize all messages, events, contact, etc. Here is when Windows Live Mail 2011 comes in handy. This is a free software that is part [...]
Microsoft has officially released Security Essentials 2. Ever since its first release, about a year ago, Microsoft Security Essential has been gaining a lot of attention and popularity as one of the best free antivirus software today. For anyone using Windows, MSE 2 is one of the must have security and protection software. The latest [...]
Windows will always make the best effort, when you plug in a new device to your computer, to try to automatically download and install the recommended drivers from Windows Update. This is a good feature to make sure that your newly installed hardware works properly, but not always the installation will go as smooth as you would like to. Sometimes the drivers from Windows Update are not the latest drivers, the installation could cause file corruption, or there could be other problems for uncommon devices.
It would be preferable to install your own drivers downloaded from the manufacture website or from the CD that came with the device.
To disable Widows 7 from automatically installing drivers, do the following:
It is always great to find bargains on software, today Microsoft is offering Windows 7 Professional upgrade at $29.99 for students only. This is great! It is not free but it has a big discount.
Also check out the full article for more discounts on other software!
Download Microsoft software products for free and get a break on your school expenses with the DreamSpark program.