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May 11, 2008
Tip and Trick Editorial

Restore Missing or Disappeared IE (Internet Explorer) Desktop Icon in Windows XP SP3

In Windows XP SP3 system, no matter it’s been upgraded from Windows XP with no service pack, SP1 or SP2 with XP SP3 standalone update package or Windows/Microsoft/Automatic Update, or user clean install from scratch with an integrated Windows XP with SP3 CD ISO image, the special desktop icon of Internet Explorer (IE) browser on desktop has gone missing. The IE desktop icon is different from normal IE shortcut, where IE desktop icon is special shell shortcut that provides quick access to Internet Options, and has shorter right click contextual menu.
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May 10, 2008
SY Tan

Cool Shades that Take Photos

Have you ever wished you own one of those gadgets seen in James Bond movies or the Batman Returns, Transformers and Mission Impossible blockbusters? A penknife that flips open into a poison dart, a lighter that doubles as a pistol, a car that can transform into a flying machine? Well, if you grab hold of this latest gizmo in the market, you could persuade yourself that you are a spy or a superhero in the making. Camera sunglasses seem like a cool apparatus to keep your identity secret and take photos under cover. Imagine the excitement of stalkers, private investigators and the paparazzi in having such an invention in their hands.


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May 7, 2008
Tip and Trick Editorial

Windows XP SP3 (KB936929) Standalone Update Package and ISO Images Official Microsoft Download Links

Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) has been released to the public through Windows Update and Microsoft Download Center, after a slight delay due to incompatibility issue. With the official release of standalone setup install package for Windows XP SP3 on Microsoft Download Center, users no longer need to hack download the SP3 code bits from Windows Update server anymore.
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May 7, 2008
Tip and Trick Editorial

Windows XP SP3 Released via Windows Update, Automatic Update and Microsoft Download Center

Windows XP SP3Windows XP Service Pack 3 public availability has been officially released today, Tuesday May 6, 2008 after one week delay from the original schedule. The third and last service pack for Windows XP has released to MSDN/TechNet in April, and is now deployed through Windows Update (where code bits has been uploaded for a while and can directly download), Microsoft Update, Automatic Updates, WSUS, Windows Catalog and Microsoft Download Center to those who wants to download and upgrade Windows XP system.
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May 5, 2008
Tip and Trick Editorial

Original MSDN/TechNet Windows XP with SP3 Integrated Retail & VL CD ISO Images Leaked

Windows XP SP3Microsoft has released Windows XP with Service Pack 3 integrated or slipstreamed as full bootable setup installation CD in ISO image format to MSDN or TechNet Plus subscribers. As usual, the unmodified, untouched and original copy of official ISO images for many versions of Windows XP with SP3 CD or DVD ISO images have been leaked to Internet for free download.
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May 4, 2008
Tip and Trick Editorial

Install Windows XP SP3 Without Product Key and Use for 30 Days Free with Retail CD

Microsoft is making good their promise to remove mandatory product key input during the installation or upgrading process of Windows XP operating system, in a new Windows Product Activation (WPA) process that similar to what implements in Windows Vista. However, only integrated Windows XP with Service Pack retail install or OEM CD can bypass the step to enter product key. Windows XP SP3 installation or setup CD/DVD for corporate customers with volume licensing agreement still require a valid and legitimate volume license product key (VLK) to be entered, as tested and reported by Tip and Trick previously.
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May 4, 2008
Tip and Trick Editorial

How to Install and Use Windows Vista Ultimate Extras Sound Schemes (Pearl and Glass) in XP

Windows Vista Ultimate Extras gives away two free sound schemes for Windows Vista Ultimate customers who can download and install the sound packages from Windows Update. The sound scheme package of either Ultimate Extras Pearl or Ultimate Extras Glass, when enable, customize and change the sound and notification tune that Windows plays when user performs a task and an event happens in Windows and supported application programs.
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May 3, 2008
Tip and Trick Editorial

Windows XP SP3 with Service Pack 3 Full Installation CD ISO Image Relased on MSDN/TechNet

Windows XP SP3Although Microsoft is delaying the distribution of Windows XP SP3 RTW (Release to Web) on Windows Update and Microsoft Download Center (but the standalone update packages are downloadable from Microsoft server), it has released the full installation CD ISO images for Windows XP with Service Pack 3 on MSDN and TechNet subscription site. The Windows XP with Service Pack 3 ISO image is bootable CD to install Windows XP which already slipstream or integrate with the latest SP3, eliminating the need for users to separately download and install the service pack again, and most importanly, chance of encountering problems and errors during SP3 upgrade.
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