Complete List of Vista Keyboard Shortcuts

For Windows Vista advanced users who prefer to use keyboard instead of mouse, here’s a extensive listing of keyboard accelerators (also known as keyboard shortcuts or hot keys) built-in in Windows Vista. These keyboard accelerators provide a simple keyboard alternative to frequently used command which normally will require cumbersome several repeated clicking with mouse on … Read more

Windows Animated Cursor Vulnerability Patched

Microsoft issued a patch for the already-exploited Windows animated cursor vulnerability with a critical out-of-cycle security update that also fixed six other flaws. The MS07-017 security bulletin, released a week ahead of the regularly scheduled April 10 patch date, fixes the ANI vulnerability that first surfaced last week when Microsoft acknowledged ongoing attacks. Since then, … Read more

Vista’s Security Fails

Do you believe what Microsoft says about Vista being the most secure version of Windows yet? Do you trust in Microsoft’s OneCare anti-virus software to protect you? If your answer is yes, then you are in trouble. Microsoft yesterday acknowledged on their Technet Blog that poor test results of its OneCare anti-virus software in last … Read more

Winhelp for Vista released

As I have pointed out in this article (How to read *.hlp files on Vista) Windows Help program WinHlp32.exe was not included in Vista. Now Microsoft has released WinHlp32.exe for Windows Vista. Microsoft’s excuse for not including windows help program, was that program has not had a major update for many releases and no longer … Read more