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Apr 27, 2008
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Direct Download Ultimate Extras Sound Schemes and Install On All Editions of Vista

Microsoft releases two sets of Ultimate Extras sound schemes for Windows Vista Ultimate customers, who long complaint that the over promoted and much hyped Ultimate Extras feature is greatly disappointed with nothing much to offer. The Windows Sound Schemes consists of Ultimate Extras Glass and Ultimate Extras Pearl that customize that sounds Windows plays when users perform common tasks and actions in Windows Vista.
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Apr 27, 2008
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How to Activate or Change to Windows Vista Ultimate Extras Glass or Pearl Sound Scheme

Microsoft has published Windows Sound Schemes for Windows Vista Ultimate users as a free download as part of Ultimate Extras package. Windows Sound Schemes includes two sets of sound scheme that is applied and played to events in Windows and programs, namely Ultimate Extras Glass and Ultimate Extras Pearl.
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Apr 25, 2008
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Daylight Saving Time (DST) Time Zone Update (KB942763) Download Links

Cumulative Time Zone update (KB942763) is a cumulative update rollup that includes all the changes that were previously released in Microsoft Knowledge Base (KB) articles 928388, 929120, and 933360. KB942763 update changes the time zone data to accommodate daylight saving time (DST) changes in several countries. Installing this update enables your computer to automatically adjust the computer clock on the correct date in 2007 and 2008 due to revised Daylight Saving Time laws in many countries.
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Apr 25, 2008
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64-bit Windows Vista SP1 MUI Language Packs Official Download Links

Multilingual User Interface (MUI) language packs which allows users change menus and dialog boxes display language in the selected installed language pack language. MUIs is available for free download for Windows Vista Ultimate and Enterprise editions from Windows Update and Microsoft Update, the only two editions that allow to install more than one language according to EULA. For users who can’t download via WU or MU, there is direct download links to download from Microsoft servers.
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Apr 25, 2008
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Fix Deleted SAM File Causing Windows Vista Unable to Boot Error

Windows NT and XP operating system stores user information in the Security accounts Manager (SAM)
database. Windows Vista also carries SAM and SYSTEM files, although the LM hashes for the encrypted passwords has been disabled. However, the SAM file is still an important file. If the SAM file is accidentally deleted away, the computer will be unable to startup.
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Apr 24, 2008
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Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA) Validation Tool (KB892130) 1.7.69.2 Released Via Windows Update

Microsoft has pushed and rolled out the new version of Windows Genuine Advantage Validation Tool v1.7.69.2 since April 22, 2008 via Windows Update and Microsoft Download Center to those who wants to download non-critical and non-security related software. The current version 1.7.0069.2 of WGA Validation Tool was first released on March 18, 2008 to Windows Vista users, and on April 1, 2008 to Windows XP users who visit WGA website or Download Center, and perform validation test.
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Apr 24, 2008
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Fix Logitech QuickCam (Messenger, Chat, Zoom, IM, Express) Not Compatible Driver Issue in Windows Vista SP1

Logitech, one of the leading webcam manufacturer as QuickCam series, has made a decision that left thousands, if not tens of thousands of customers in the cold, by deciding that older models of their web camera, such as Logitech QuickCam Messenger, Zoom, Chat, IM and Express, does not support Windows Vista, and the driver provided for download is incompatible and not compliant, and thus users unable to install and use the Logitech QuickCam webcam.
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Apr 24, 2008
Tip and Trick Editorial

How to Take Ownership and Full Control Permissions of Files and Folders in Vista

A lot of files and folders in Windows Vista does not actually belongs to users. Rather, most system files have “Trusted Installer” as owner, the assign or grant read+write, traverse or full control permissions to SYSTEM or CREATOR OWNER user account only. So users must take ownership and grant full access control permissions and rights to themselves if they want to modify, rename or delete these files or folders. Sometimes, users may need to take ownership and grant full rights to themselves on another drive or partition, especially on disk newly installed or inserted if they cannot browse the contents from the drive.
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