Tag Archives: Microsoft Reader

Does IE7 Herald The Death of Windows 98 and 2000?

By | August 2, 2005

You may have read that Microsoft has launched a beta version of its browser, Internet Explorer 7. An aspect of this that seems to have not received widespread publicity is the fact that with IE 7, Microsoft has effectively killed off Windows 98 and Windows 2000. In an interview with eWeek, Gytis Barzdukas, director of product management in… Read More »

Update: Windows XP Service Pack 2 Details

By | November 2, 2003

Windows & .NET Magazine report that Microsoft have given some details about their next Windows XP update, called Service Pack 2 (SP2), which is due in the first half of 2004. Some important changes: XP SP2 will ship with all XP security features enabled by default, meaning that the Internet Connection Firewall (ICF) will be on, and the Windows… Read More »

Update: Cracking the code

By | July 8, 2003

Microsoft Reader: a clarification      Further to my note about successful efforts to crack the new code protecting the copyright of Microsoft Reader ebooks, here’s a clarification from Dan Jackson, who keeps a copy of the software which can circumvent the code on his website:   I noticed you have an article concerning the new version of… Read More »