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Archive for April 13th, 2021

AMD users complain of SP3 re-booting

Users of AMD-equipped PC's sold by Hewlett-Packard are witnessing constant re-boots upon installing SP3. Another issue, as detailed below, affects Asus's A8N32-SLI Deluxe motherboard.

140 million Windows Vista licenses sold

Microsoft's Windows Vista operating system has now sold over 140 million licenses, averaging three copies every second since it went on sale in January.

Dell adds Core 2 Quad’s to XPS 420

Intel's Core 2 Quad Q9300 and Q9450 are now available in Dell's XPS 420 desktop. They join the E8500 and the QX6850.

Office 2007 SP1 arriving mid-June

We've been informed that service pack one for Office 2007 will be available via Microsoft Update come mid-June.

Asus ROG Maximus II Formula pictured

Various pictures of the Asus ROG Maximus II Formula motherboard have surfaced. Like the P5Q Deluxe, this board also features a P45 chipset.

Gran Turismo sales surpass fifty million

According to a recent Sony press-release, the Gran Turismo series has sold over fifty million copies.

Microsoft warns of SP3 IE7 lock-in

Microsoft has warned consumers that when XP's SP3 is installed, users will be unable to downgrade from IE7 to older versions of the browser.

Asus P5Q Deluxe reviewed, again

The P45 equipped Asus P5Q Deluxe has been reviewed again, this time by the folks over at VR-Zone.

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