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  • History of Microsoft Word

    Paul Allen‚ Microsoft has had a major role in how we use computers today. It all started when the duo decided they wanted to utilize their shared skills to create an interpreter for a new personal computer‚ the Altair 8800 microcomputer. The interpreter worked flawlessly when it was demonstrated to MITS in the March of 1975. Microsoft wasn’t officially established until April 4 with Bill Gates as CEO. In 1977 Microsoft established its first international office in Japan. Microsoft entered the

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  • Windows vs Linux

    WINDOWS VS LINUX Ali Elreda ENG 352-456 Professor Moylan 3/16/2013 Table of Contents Abstract This article is a comparison between two similar but yet different operating systems Microsoft Windows and Linux. One will have a clear idea about each of these systems and would not find it difficult choosing between them. An operating system is somewhat a software program that connects the users with the hardware of the computer. Without an operating system a computer is useless. There

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  • Why Was Microsoft Investigated for Antitrust

    Why was Microsoft Investigated for Antitrust Behavior? Karen Elmore ECON 312 Professor Guerman Kormilov Devry University Microsoft is a very large and diverse computer software company. It was investigated for antitrust behavior after there were reports that Microsoft was abusing their position as the leading supplier of computer operating systems. Lawmakers investigated to see if Microsoft was trying to create a monopoly of the computer software market. They found that Microsoft was trying

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  • Windows 7 Config

    and cons 56 5. UAC settings in Windows 7 57 6. Conclusion 58 Configure Your Firewall in Windows 7 59 1. Set up system and security settings. 59 2. Select program features. 60 3. Choose firewall settings for different network location types. 61 Configure Windows 7 Backup Options 62 To back up your files 63 Notes 63 To create a new‚ full backup 63 Note 64 To set up a backup after upgrading from a previous version of Windows 64 Define Windows 7 File Recovery Options 64 What

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  • Mac vs Windows

    the difference of Microsoft and Mac? Windows computers are preferred by many because of how easy they can be to customize. Because of the way their hardware is designed‚ users can replace graphics cards‚ RAM chips‚ CD drives‚ motherboards and other internal hardware at their discretion. Most Mac models‚ on the other hand‚ are difficult to upgrade apart from RAM and a few other basic components. Most changes require a visit to an Apple store. Windows computers are constructed

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  • Linux vs Windows

    LINUX vs. WINDOWS The debate on Windows vs. Linux is truly an on going one with no end in site. Regardless how you come at this juncture you are usually a UNIX supporter or a customer of Microsoft OS and products who are grateful for products of Microsoft. We will in the following paragraphs try to compare the advantages and disadvantages of these different systems. We will give a brief description on the cost of these products‚ what kind of market-share these two systems hold‚ the availability

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  • Brief History of Windows

    *Brief History of Windows After reading the January 1975 issue of Popular Electronics that demonstrated the Altair 8800‚ Gates contacted Micro Instrumentation and Telemetry Systems (MITS)‚ the creators of the new microcomputer‚ to inform them that he and others were working on a BASIC interpreter for the platform. In reality‚ Gates and Allen did not have an Altair and had not written code for it; they merely wanted to gauge MITS’s interest. MITS president Ed Roberts agreed to meet them for a demo

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  • Windows Admin

    Windows admin interview questions (includes Vista) By admin | November 29‚ 2007 1. What is Active Directory? 2. What is LDAP? 3. Can you connect Active Directory to other 3rd-party Directory Services? Name a few options. 4. Where is the AD database held? What other folders are related to AD? 5. What is the SYSVOL folder? 6. Name the AD NCs and replication issues for each NC 7. What are application partitions? When do I use them 8. How do you create a new application partition 9. How do

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  • Microsoft Antitrust Case

    Dr. Chemene Crawford Date due: 06/03/2006 The Anti-Trust Case against Microsoft Microsoft was founded in 1975 by founder Bill Gates‚ a former Harvard drop out (Lawrence‚ 455). The business grew and controlled 90% of the market for operating systems‚ with revenues of over nineteen billion dollars per year (Lawrence‚ 455). In the nineteen nineties‚ the Internet generation was starting to explode and Microsoft new that it would be a profitable market. This led to their approach to develop

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  • “Microsoft Corporation –

    ASSIGNMENT OF BUSINESS TO BUSINESS “MICROSOFT CORPORATION – THE DESIGN OF MICROSOFT SUPPORT NETWORK 1.0” BY KUNAL CHAKRABARTI‚ EPGP-03-042 SABYASACHI MAHAPATRA‚ EPGP-03-072 SOURAV MISHRA‚ EPGP-03-237 BACKGROUND:  Microsoft Product Support Services (PSS) is the group who answers the phone when you call technical support for help. When you call PSS‚ the tech support representative will ask you how you’re going to pay for the call. Rates vary depending on whether you

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