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How to fix Droplr hotkey issue in Windows 8

How to fix Droplr hotkey issue in Windows 8

Droplr is a great service for sharing screenshots and files, but its desktop app has an issue that makes it very hard for Windows 8 users to set hotkeys. Find out how to work around it.

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Windows 8, Windows Server 2012 and Visual Studio 2012 reach RTM milestone

Windows 8, Windows Server 2012 and Visual Studio 2012 reach RTM milestone

Microsoft has announced that Windows 8, Windows Server 2012 and Visual Studio 2012 all reached the penultimate milestone of their release cycle, RTM, on 1st August, 2012. Also, the Windows Store is now open for businesses to submit paid Metro style apps using the RTM build of Windows 8.

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Windows 8 launch date announced: October 26th

Windows 8 launch date announced: October 26th

Only last week Microsoft announced at the 2012 Worldwide Partner Conference that Windows 8 will become available to OEMs in the first week of August, and to consumers by the end of October. Now we have an exact date - October 26th, 2012.

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Windows 8 to RTM in August, launch in October

Windows 8 to RTM in August, launch in October

The acquisition of Perceptive Pixel wasn't the only major announcement made at the 2012 Worldwide Partner Conference. Microsoft also announced that Windows 8 will Release to Manufacturing (RTM) in the first week of August, and will reach General Availability (GA) by the end of October.

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Windows 8 Pro upgrade details announced

Windows 8 Pro upgrade details announced

Microsoft has announced that Windows 7, Vista and XP users will get an upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for only $39.99 for the downloadable version and just $69.99 for the packaged DVD version. Windows Media Center can be added to the install for no extra cost.

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Buy a Windows 7 laptop and get a color printer free

Buy a Windows 7 laptop and get a color printer free

The importance of having a printer handy is felt the most by students. Here's a good news - Indian students who are in the market looking for a new Windows 7 laptop can get a color inkjet printer free of cost, courtesy of Reliance Digital.

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Upgrade to Windows 8 for just $14.99 with Windows Upgrade Offer

Upgrade to Windows 8 for just $14.99 with Windows Upgrade Offer

Microsoft is rumored to be launching Windows 8 in October this year and has come out with Windows Upgrade Offer for users who purchase a Windows 7 PC during the period of 2nd June 2012 to 31st January 2013.

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Microsoft Signature PCs: Freedom from bloatware

Microsoft Signature PCs: Freedom from bloatware

The problem with purchasing a branded PC is the bloat that comes bundled with it. OEMs don't really think of it as bloatware that bogs down the machine and ruins the out-of-the-box experience. The Microsoft Signature program is a brilliant solution to this problem.

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3 easy steps to secure your PC for free

3 easy steps to secure your PC for free

Many people these days assume their PC is safe just because they are subscribed to a free or paid anti-virus. And often, most of them don't take advantage of some important built-in Windows features. This article lists three super-simple steps to ensure your Windows 7 PC is protected.

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IE to get automatic upgrades on Windows XP and above

IE to get automatic upgrades on Windows XP and above

Internet Explorer is the most used browser in the world. But the problem is that many people are stuck with older versions. To combat this, Microsoft has decided to start automatic upgrades for IE across Windows XP, Vista and 7.

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