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Happy Birthday Windows Vista

Windows VistaToday marks the one year anniversary of the release of Microsoft Windows Vista – and what a year it has been. From corporate IT departments willing to upgrade and users asking for downgrades. But after all, humans as a whole, do not like change – and Vista was a change from the ordinary.

As a Vista user on 100% of my home systems – I can tell you that I like Vista. Is there any crazy features that make me jump up and down about Vista – Yes. The Integrated search functionality replaces Google Desktop pretty well, but I like the Google interface better in the way it displays search results.

Is there anything about Vista I hate – not really. Other than the fact it gets a bad rep.

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Microsoft Windows Vista Service Pack 1 Reduces Impact on Pirated Warez

Windows Genuine AdvantageUsers who have gone over the edge and somehow obtained a non-purchased version of Microsoft Vista were met with a problem – copies which failed registration through the Windows Genuine Advantage program were faced with losing a majority of system functionality – basically rendering your system inoperable. Microsoft called it “Reduced Functionality Mode.

With the forthcoming update ‘SP1′ for Vista, Microsoft announced today that their ‘Anti-Piracy Approach’ is changing. Microsoft instead will now provide what amount to “Nag Messages” informing you that your copy of Vista is not legitimate and they should purchase a registration key. According to Microsoft’s Michael Sievert, Corporate Vice President, Windows Product Marketing,

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Sony VAIO VGN-CR205E/P Notebook PC–Pretty In Pink

The Sony VAIO VGN-CR205E/P adds unique style to your mobile computing with stunning “cosmopolitan-pink” good looks. This Sony PC offers unique eye-catching features, impressive attention to detail, and an amazingly light, thin profile.

Aside from its jaw-dropping esthetics, the Sony VAIO VGN-CR205E/P Notebook PC is also an Vista-powered entertainment powerhouse. The instant AV Mode feature lets you watch a DVD or listen to music with the push of a single button–without having to boot up the system! (Any multimedia head will tell you how cool this is.) And you can control all playback functions with the convenient, built-in multimedia controls.

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Leopard Shows Off it’s Glitzy Interface

Apple lovers are drooling over the newly released Leopard Operating System. PCWorld provides a great comparison against Windows Vista features in a great photo essay. You’ll find completely new features, like the Apple Time Machine. This great new feature is kinda like ‘GoBack‘ with one of the coolest graphic representations in it’s interface for previously stored states on the system.

Apple Leopard File Interface (PCWorld)

Other features take a hand up from the iPhone interface, as shown in the inset image. This interface allows you to flip through documents while traversing your file structure in adjacent windows. Virtual desktops to reduce application clutter and other new innovative features are quickly revealed in this new operating system.

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Refurbished Desktop PCs—The Best Way to Get an Awesome PC for Less–PERIOD.