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Microsoft releases free website editor

13 January 2011
By releasing the free website development environment WebMatrix, Microsoft continues collecting bonus points from web developers. After testing it for six months, the software has been released as final today.

Lost Hotmail inboxes are now back

4 January 2011
In the official Windows Live blog, Microsoft’s Chris Jones informed that the Hotmail problems have now been fixed. Since 30 December, more than 17,000 customers did not have access to their messages.

Security Essentials 2.0 releasing tomorrow

16 December 2010
It appears that Microsoft is going to release the final version of its free security solution Microsoft Security Essentials 2.0 on December 17, 2010. The update brings a set of new features that aim at protecting your computer even better.

Get and create Windows Live Plug-ins

14 December 2010
On December 14, 2010, the Windows Live team has introduced a new subdomain of, featuring plug-ins for Windows Live Essentials. For example, you can find extensions for Windows Live Writer or Photo Gallery. These additional programs add new features to the applications.

Internet Explorer 9: Watch out for the fake update

15 November 2010
Fake security updates for Internet Explorer 9 and Firefox 3 are currently spreading as malware on the web. The malware programmers use spam e-mails to spread their work. What you would really install upon downloading these “updates” is a trojan horse.

Windows 8 in about 2 years, says MS NL

25 October 2010
Dutch Microsoft managers have talked about the Windows 8 roadmap. They also mentioned details about the release of Windows 7 Service Pack 1.

Codename Office 15: App Store planned?

28 September 2010
The next version of Microsoft Office, codenamed Office 15, might get its own App Store. This is what a current job description reveals. According to the current release cycle, Office 15 will ship in fall 2012 the earliest.

Internet Explorer 9: Public beta started

15 September 2010
As promised and much anticipated, Microsoft has started the beta phase for Internet Explorer 9 during their Beauty of the Web special event.