Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 3

Microsoft has released latest Service Pack 3 for Office 2003. Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 3 contains security enhancements and stability improvements. Some fixes are already released in separate updates. Now Office 2003 SP3 combines the previously released fixes into one update.

In this recent service pack so many issues are fixed in Excel 2003, Office 2003, Outlook 2003, PowerPoint 2003 and Word 2003. Office 2003 SP3 also includes updates for the Microsoft Office 2003 Multilingual User Interface Pack.

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Download Office 2003 Service Pack 3 for Multilingual User Interface Pack

Microsoft announced .NET Micro Framework 2.0 SP1

Microsoft announced Service Pack 1 (SP1) for the Microsoft .NET Micro Framework 2.0. The new features of Service Pack 1 provide precision-engineered functionality and tools that streamline the manufacturing process and ease the burdens often associated with the deployment of updates to devices in the field. Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and original device manufacturers (ODMs) can use the new tools to create their own customized deployment software for their unique manufacturing environments.

With SP1, developers and device-makers gain the ability to help prevent unsigned firmware or application code from being installed on a device. SP1 also provides a new tool for generating bitmap fonts for applications, giving application developers increased flexibility in interface design and providing increased localization support.

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FireFox is Released

Mozilla corporation released FireFox security update. It is available for Windows, Mac, and Linux. A security bug regarding Quick Time Media Link Files appears in the previous versions of FireFox. This security bug allows the attacker to run script commands with the full privileges of the user. The attackers can use this security hole to install malware, steal local data, or corrupt the victim's computer.

Mozilla corporation has fixed this Quick Time issue in their latest FireFox version.

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SpeedFan is a freeware program that monitors voltages, fan speeds and temperatures in computers with hardware monitor chips. With SpeedFan you can change your computer's fan speeds, read the temperatures of your motherboard and your hard disk, read voltages and fan speeds and check the status of your hard disk using S.M.A.R.T. or SCSI attributes. With SpeedFan you can change fan speeds according to the temperatures inside your pc. This reduces noise and power consumption. SpeedFan can even change the FSB on some hardware also.

You can configure Temparatures, Fans, Speeds, Voltages etc by clicking Configure button in the above figure. For help file on how to configure above things, just start SpeedFan program then press F1. Now in the help file you will find “how to configure” information and other related useful information.

Please note that SpeedFan is an extremely powerful tool. Changing the FSB is an advanced option. So try it only if you know what you are doing.

SpeedFan supports Win9x, WinME, WinNT, Win2k, WinXP and Vista.

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