Month: November 2010

Lync Unified Communications Platform launched by Microsoft

Microsoft on Wednesday launched its Lync 2010 communication platform considering it to be the descendant to the Office with new features including conferencing capabilities, support for high-definition voice and options for cloud delivery. It’s a Communication Server product lines which will give the users the feeling of subsist meeting. Microsoft will made this unified communications platform available as a hosted service as well as habitual on-premises servers tying together email, voice, instant messaging (IM), audio and video tele-conferencing and desktop sharing capabilities all in a bundle. Microsoft Corporate Vice President of the Microsoft Lync & Speech Group Gurdeep Singh Pall said that minute to minute things have been taken care of while developing Lync so that it meets the toughest enterprise standards as well as being user-friendly. It is bundled with all the mode of modern business communication Lync is also assumed to interoperate better with the third-party systems, including the consumer messaging platforms from AOL, Yahoo as well as Google. The product is also made-up to incorporate better alliance, where the users will be capable of keeping track of the status of key contacts of co-worker in an organization, through a direct IP call over the internet, thereby saving call costs. While in use on a single platform, with one interface, it will be capable of working with business applications such as Microsoft Office, SharePoint and Exchange. What’s New in Lync? Now...

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How to make Norton Antivirus 2007 Vista Compatible

Microsoft Windows Vista is an operating system released in several variations for use on personal computers, including home and business desktops and laptops and also for tablet PC’s and media center PC’s. Norton Antivirus is a well known Antivirus for PC’s. Norton Antivirus developed and distributed by Symantec Corporation, which provides malware prevention and removal during subscription period. It uses signatures and heuristics to identify viruses, other features include the email spam filtering and phishing protection. Norton Antivirus 2007 was not initially compatible with operating system of the original loads of Vista being 64 bit applications while Norton Antivirus 2007 was a 32 bit program. If you would like to make Norton Antivirus 2007 Vista Compatible then follow these steps: Step 1: Firstly navigate your web browser to the Norton Antivirus downloads website listed in the resources of this article. Step 2: Choose Norton Antivirus from the drop down menu labeled product. Then select 2007 form the drop down menu labeled version and choose the continue menu button. Step 3: Click left the version of 2007 to download to your computer, it should be the same version that you purchased which is not working with Vista. Now select the Next menu buttons to install the new version of Norton Antivirus 2007 on your computer. Step 4: After that open Norton Antivirus 2007 and select the subscription menu button then...

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Microsoft and Dell uniting against Blackberry

Dell has announced that it is planning to replace 25,000 BlackBerry Smartphone and in its place will provide its employees with Dell devices running in Microsoft’s operating system: Windows Phone7. A report from Bloomberg states that Bank of America and Citigroup are also testing Android Smartphones and iPhones in an effort to widen their choice of devices for their employees. In October 2010 Apple claimed that 80% of all the Fortune 500 companies are either using or testing the iPhone which includes P&G also. Even JP Morgan Chase is also exploring the possibilities of letting workers use iPhone and Android phones for corporate email. Six months back even Standard Chartered also announced that it would be replacing the BlackBerry with the iPhone. On the other side of the coin Dell will also offer employees devices running on Google’s Android, an operating system which is already running on some of the company’s mobile phone models. The move by Dell is not at all surprising. It makes sense for Dell as it prefers its own product over those manufactured by others. The Texas-based technology giant claims that this move will help in cost cutting measures. The company is trying to get the customers who use BlackBerry enterprise services to switch to similar business services offered by Dell. CFO of Dell MR. Brian Gladden also admits the reason behind the switching as...

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How to download WVC1 codec for Windows Media Player

WVC1 is also known as Windows Media Video 9 Advanced profile, it implements a more recent and fully compliant advanced profile of the Vc1 codec standard. It supports interlaced content and is transport independent. With the previous version of the Windows Media Video 9 series codec users can deliver progressive content at data rates as low as one third that of the MPEG 2 codec and still get equivalent or comparable quality to MPEG 2, the windows 9 advanced profile codec also offers this same improvement in encoding efficiency with interlaced contents, a decoder for Wvc1 is included in Windows Media Player 11, which is bundled with Windows Vista and is available as a download for Windows XP, this implementation is supported in Microsoft Silverlight. If you want to play a media file in audio or video format and that’s showing an error and you cant play sound or video then you have to download wvc1 codec. Following are steps to download Wvc1 codec for Windows Media Player. Step 1: Please note that Wmv9/Wvc1 encoded Dmo included in the WM format SDK 11 package replaces this beta codec on Windows XP platform. Step 2: Just go to Microsoft’s official website and then go to downloads. Step 3: Download wvc1 codec pack, this pack includes: Wvc1dmoe.dll (wmv9 advanced profile encoder dmo beta) Wvc1dmoed.dll (wmv9 advanced profile decoder dmo) WMCmd.vbs ( updated wme9...

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How to Disable BitDefender Antivirus

BitDefender is antivirus software that is developed by Romania based software company Softwin. It was launched in Nov, 2001 and is currently in its thirteen version. The 2011 version was launched in August 2010, which includes several protection and performance enhancements as search advisor and performance optimizer. BitDefender products feature antivirus and antispyware, privacy control and personal firewall etc. in this antivirus you will get user control and backup for corporate and home users, you can get pc tune-up and performance optimizer in the total security. But if you have installed BitDefender antivirus in your system and now you want to disable it, then please follow the steps mentioned below: Disable BitDefender Antivirus Step 1: First locate the BitDefender Antivirus icon that is located on the system tray next to the clock and double click it. Step 2: Now BitDefender Antivirus launches automatically at your computer start up and places its icon on the system tray. Step 3: After that click the Settings link on the application and uncheck the Real time Protection check box under Shield. Now select the amount of time which you want to disable the application for and click OK to save the changes. You have done, now the BitDefender Antivirus got...

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