Microsoft Office 2010 Beta Now Available

Microsoft Office 2010 has recently been released as as a public download.  The download weighs in at a fairly light 685 MB and includes Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel, OneNote, Access, Publisher, InfoPath, SharePoint Workspace, and Communicator (which is an instant messenger for Outlook). If you’re working in the IT field and want to prepare for […]

How to Install Flash Player Updates on Citrix/XP/Terminal Servers

Anybody who has had to deal with Citrix servers knows that it’s a pain getting anything installed without affecting end-users.  Adobe Flash Player is no different – it must be installed a specific way to make it work properly without getting the dreaded “Application was installed previously with administrative permissions, please install again” error. Procedure […]

Game Review: Combat Arms (PC)

Combat Arms is a free online first-person shooter developed by Nexon.  Combat Arms is entirely multiplayer (with no single player mode), and contains multiple game modes and levels.  Players can earn experience and in-game money (known as GP) by completing matches, allowing them to rank up and buy new weapons and equipment. Players can purchase […]

Synchronize and Backup Your Files with SyncToy 2.0

Are you tired of trying to keep up with synchronizing files on more than one computer or external storage device? SyncToy 2.0, a free application from Microsoft, solves this problem by allowing you to copy, move, rename, and delete files between storage devices or computers quickly and easily. Getting started with SyncToy is very easy:  […]

Encrypt Your Data with BitLocker

Data security is more important than ever in modern times, so to help keep your files safe, Windows Vista (Enterprise and Ultimate editions), Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 include an encryption program called BitLocker. BitLocker is essentially a software encryption program that encrypts a drive in such a way that if credentials are not […]