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Software4Students – Microsoft and Adobe software discounts


It has come to my attention that many people are not aware of this company or what they have to offer.

Essentially Software4Students are Microsoft Partners and for that reason are able to offer vastly discounted legitimate software to students and family.

Nothing more to it really – check it out. It’s 100% genuine and what you get is real. Customer support is there too!

There is one drawback as follows:

Each student is only entitled to purchase ONE software license of each product.

Let me know if you have any queries!

Microsoft Security Essentials – I recommend it over others!

The first advantage of MSE is that it’s 100% free, and I would think most likely always will be… as it’s in Microsoft’s own interest to ensure that it’s client’s and customers are safe and secure whilst using their operating system!

The second advantage of it is that it’s going to be honed to the exact architecture and specific requirements of the OS.

Other things to mention are that it’s integrated directly with Windows/Microsoft update so virus definitions are updated automatically.

Basically the whole piece of software integrates beautifully with the Windows OS (Server versions also available!), it doesn’t slow the computer down unnecessarily and it doesn’t affect usage.

I’ve always said ‘why should you pay for software to protect you from viruses and malware, Microsoft should provide you with this protection’ and now they are finally doing that.

For personal, home and small business users this is perfect!

You can find the download link & more information here: http://www.microsoft.com/security_essentials/

Keep IE default browser on Windows!

After having investigated – and obviously used Windows for a number of years in professional and non professional circumstances I have decided that it is undoubtedly better if you keep Internet Explorer as default web browser.

It is more or less integrated with Windows and I believe it just works better (and feels wrong) to set anything else above it.

As an adamant Mac user I have found the Internet Explorer 9 Beta to be fantastic, and recommend you check it out.

Let me know what you think?