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Windows Nt

Take note

If your laptop is due for an upgrade, Dell's new Latitude D830 notebook personal computer can be ordered to your preferred configuration.

Sunday, 17 June, 2007, 12:00am

Easy PC

It's never too late for 'spring cleaning' when it comes to personal computers. Research by security software firm Symantec found 91 per cent of consumers stored personal data on their PCs but 43 per cent of them did not back it up. With Norton Save & Restore 2.0, PC users can easily protect their files.

10 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

digi-quest

There has been a lot of talk about Windows Vista but I am confused. Must I upgrade? What will happen if I don't? Will everything I now have work with Vista?

Sam, North Point

The Oracle: A good operating system (OS) ought to be like children and waiters: seen but not heard.

1 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Home automation might be spin-off

The launch of Microsoft's Windows Vista operating system for consumers may encourage greater adoption of home-automation technologies in Hong Kong, industry experts say.

6 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Home automation might be spin-off

The launch of Microsoft's Windows Vista operating system for consumers may encourage greater adoption of home-automation technologies in Hong Kong, industry experts say.

6 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Microsoft faces further delays in race to hit stores

Software giant may feel less pressure to meet new schedule for key products

Last week was one of the toughest for Microsoft Corp in recent memory. But there could be more bad news to come.

27 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Where the customer is king

A friend, recently arrived from Paris, needed some bilingual business cards, French on one side, Chinese on the other. After placing his order, he was astonished to receive the finished products later the same day.

16 Sep 2004 - 12:00am

Monitor

THERE WAS AN extra little chill of horror running down my spine on Tuesday night while watching the calamity unfold at the World Trade Centre in New York.

13 Sep 2001 - 12:00am

EMC sets its sights on NT

EMC Computer Systems aims to extend use of its data storage systems from mainframe and Unix computers to the Windows NT platform.

A FIND/ SVP survey covering nearly 1,000 firms in 14 countries, found use of Windows NT is growing fastest in Hong Kong, where 92 per cent of respondents were implementing or planned to implement NT for key tasks. The global average is 83 per cent.

1 Dec 1998 - 12:00am

Switch to NT sees workstation prices fall

The average price of a server or workstation sold in Hong Kong nearly halved last year, compared with 1996, according to the Gartner Group.

23 Jun 1998 - 12:00am

Project 98 promises effective time and money management

Microsoft is gearing up to launch Project 98, the company's latest Office desktop software which is targeted at corporate users involved in project management.

Project 98 is a management software which enables managers to allocate resources including time, money and manpower, to keep track on different tasks and to make design changes.

28 Oct 1997 - 12:00am

Timely advice for backing up files when you are free

Is there a program out there for Windows NT server for backing up files with a function to set a time/schedule for backing up, say, after office hours using a Hewlett-Packard back-up tape drive. I know Seagate has a product called Seagate Backup Exe for Windows NT Version 7.0 which can do the job, but I think this is a bit too advanced.

14 Oct 1997 - 12:00am

No winner in battle over Unix and NT

For some, the battle for the hearts and minds of the client/server world is between Unix and Microsoft's Windows NT operating systems. For others, NT, although emerging quickly, is still a small player.

24 Jun 1997 - 12:00am

Rules fail to deter developers

Restrictions on pre-sale applications of unfinished flats have not dampened developers' interest in seeking consent approval.

Since government measures were introduced at the end of March, five applications have been submitted for pre-sale consent.

The Lands Department said the five residential development applications involved more than 3,000 units.

14 May 1997 - 12:00am

Software unveiled

Corel is to release a Chinese-language version of CorelDRAW7 in Hong Kong next month.

CorelDRAW Chinese Traditional, which has the main applications CorelDRAW and Corel PHOTO-PAINT, is designed for the Chinese Traditional versions of Windows 95 and Windows NT 4.0.

It will retail for US$299 for the complete package and $179 for an upgrade.

22 Apr 1997 - 12:00am

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