Category: Microsoft

PayPal rewards Pakistani student Rafay Baloch for reporting Bugs (Command Execution Vulnerability)

PayPal rewards Pakistani student Rafay Baloch for reporting Bugs (Command Execution Vulnerability)

Last year, a Pakistani Independent Security researcher was awarded $ 10,000 for reporting remote code execution vulnerability inside PayPal. Rafay Baloch had been awarded $ 5,000 by PayPal, He identified a remote code execution vulnerability on www.paypal.com. Rafay Baloch has written in his personal blog...

Tips: How to write good Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Tips: How to write good Curriculum Vitae (CV)

CV (Curriculum Vitae) writing is an art. One will experience that as time progresses, one adds on months and then years of experience in our chosen career(s) and our CV also may become more voluminous! While there may be ready-made templates available from MS Office...

Don’t press F1 key in Windows Xp if any site prompt you to do so : Microsoft security advisory

Don’t press F1 key in Windows Xp if any site prompt you to do so : Microsoft security advisory

  Microsoft told Windows XP users today not to press the F1 key when prompted by a Web site, as part of its reaction to an unpatched vulnerability that hackers could exploit to hijack PCs running Internet Explorer (IE). In a security advisory issued late...

Difference between 64 and 32 bit processors

Difference between 64 and 32 bit processors

In the future, the battle between 64 bit vs 32 bit processors will inevitably yield the 64 bit processor as the victor, but this transition is going to take some time. First, I’ll talk about the pure mathematics and structure of the processors that are...

Advantages Of Windows Vista Over XP?

Advantages Of Windows Vista Over XP?

Windows Vista was the most ambitious project of Microsoft this decade and can very well be treated as ‘unsuccessful’ if not ‘very unsuccessful’. Users who were using Windows XP have not dumped it out of their PCs and Laptops. Had it not been for Microsoft’s deals with vendors and hardware manufacturers, Vista would have had even less followers than are now. Though XP users find it hard to digest the pros of Vista over XP, there are some virtually very descent features in Vista that favor it over XP and other Windows OSs. I list out only few of the advantages.

What’s the Difference between Intel Core Duo and Core 2 Duo

What’s the Difference between Intel Core Duo and Core 2 Duo

Core Duo is Intel’s first dual-core CPU. It’s a whole new architecture for Microsoft, using two cores on a single die, which, put simply, gives you two chips in one package. Running at lower speeds than the old Pentium line, the Core Duo conserves substantial...

20 things we MAY not know about Windows XP

20 things we MAY not know about Windows XP

You’ve read the reviews and digested the key feature enhancements and operational changes. Now it’s time to delve a bit deeper and uncover some of Windows XP’s secrets. It boasts how long it can stay up. Whereas previous versions of Windows were coy about how...

13 Killer Excel 2007 Shortcuts

13 Killer Excel 2007 Shortcuts

Apply the outline border to the selected cells. [ Ctrl-Shift-& ] Apply the Date format with the day, month, and year.[ Ctrl-Shift-# ] http://pcpandit.com/index.php/software/13-killer-excel-2007-shortcuts.html Enter the current time. [ Ctrl-Shift-: ] Enter the current date. [ Ctrl-; ] Hide the selected rows. [ Ctrl-9 ]...

Microsoft to push Internet Explorer 8 through automatic update

Microsoft to push Internet Explorer 8 through automatic update

article written by Brad Linder It’s a week or so since Microsoft started sending out Internet Explorer 8 through Windows Automatic Updates for customers who installed early beta versions of the browser. But now the company is preparing to start pushing the update to users...

Vista, Internet Explorer and Outlook tips

Vista, Internet Explorer and Outlook tips

Internet Explorer  Is tabbed browsing cluttering up your life? In the Tools menu, select Internet Options. In the General tab, under Tabs, click the Settings button. Uncheck the topmost checkbox, which is labelled Enable Tabbed Browsing (requires restarting Internet Explorer), and click OK. To enable...