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November 19, 2009 by BX

Well I have just updated my windowblinds last night .. and when I started my system this evening ... NOD32 all of the sudden blipped that Wblind.dll is infected with Win32/Genetik trojan tried to uninstall/re-download+reinstall routine but the same results

11/19/2009 3:20:33 AM    Startup scanner    file    C:\PROGRA~1\Stardock\OBJECT~1\WINDOW~1\wblind.dll    probably a variant of Win32/Genetik


I wonder if someone else can expla...
March 29, 2008 by BX
Hi Fellows,

As you know we had a wonderful WC Community Skinning Contest. What a fun it was! Thanks for every one who sponsored, entered, and judged the contest.

The contest was sponsored by

Philly0381, ALMonty, WinCustomize, Drill'n Boss, 2of3, Alternate Setting, JamesPaulp, Sydnysiders, Aufsich, Night Train, Island Dog and me BX

The following were the entries:


1. Magmar by TYCUS

2. Tool by J. Aroche

3. Blue Arrow by lihu1266

4. S...
February 14, 2008 by BX
On August 10, 2005, the first ever WC Community Skinning Contest started and was sponsored by Ama02, Fairyy~, BX (me), Bichur, Jafo and Apocalypse_67. It was such a marvelous experience which could never be forgotten.

After a while we had the second WC Community Skinning Contest named as WC Community Skinning Contest: The Holiday Edition. The contest started on September 3, 2005 and hit new heights of success. Last time, the sponsors were Bones2112, Brewman, Bichur, Me, Hus and Apo...
February 1, 2008 by BX
Betanews.com reports that Microsoft has offered a colossal bid for acquisition of Yahoo.

Microsoft's official statement headlined as
"Microsoft Corp. today announced that it has made a proposal to the Yahoo! Inc. Board of Directors to acquire all the outstanding shares of Yahoo! common stock for per share consideration of $31 representing a total equity value of approximately $44.6 billion. Microsoft’s proposal would allow the Yahoo! shareholders to elect to receive cash or a fixed number o...
December 30, 2007 by BX
End of an era as come as AOL officially retires Netscape,the browser that brought World Wide Web to computer screens in every corner of the planet and connecting us like never before.

Leading news website Betanews has a detailed report on the sad dismissal of the web browser which had played a major in shaping the today's internet.

March 31, 2008 will mark 10 years since the Netscape development team opened up the source code to the browser that ushered in the Internet era. With its acquis...
April 12, 2007 by BX
According to a report by famous tech news website Winbeta, Microsoft has decided to phase-out the OEM editions of Windows XP by the end of this year despite consumers resistance to adopt Vista due to compatibility issues and hardware requirements. As a result computer manufacturers will only be able to sale Vista loaded Pc's.

By early 2008, Microsoft's contracts with computer makers will require companies to only sell Vista-loaded machines.

Despite Microsoft's relentless promotion of Vist...
January 6, 2007 by BX
2006 will be remembered as a mile-stone year during which we saw some real breakthroughs and never seen before wonders of Information Technology including Dual Core Processing, 64-bit Computing, New hardware architectures, Massive adoption to Wireless, and All new displays. But it seems like only a beginning; a first step towards something out-of-imagination.

In 2007, Wide-scale roll-out of quad-core CPU platforms by Intel and Advanced Micro Devices; coupled with multi-threaded applications...
November 3, 2006 by BX
Betanews (www.betanews.com) reports that Microsoft and Novell, longtime software antagonists, have inked a partnership. The agreement announced Thursday between the world's largest seller of patent-protected software and a leader in the open-source software movement has potentially important business, technical and legal implications.

The Headline reads as:

In a surprise move that left many jaws on the floor, Microsoft and Novell held a joint press conference Thursday afternoon announcin...
October 25, 2006 by BX
Betanews (Link) reports that AMD has revealed the plans to introduce CPU-GPU Combo by the end of year 2008 or at the start of 2009.

Report headline reads as:

If there was any doubt that CPU maker AMD’s principal reason for acquiring graphics chip powerhouse ATI was to build a mobile computing platform that would rival Intel’s Centrino, it was erased this morning with AMD’s announcement of a platform project it’s currently calling "Fusion."

Please check the provided link for detailed...
January 22, 2006 by BX

ExtremeTech, a well known and respected website dedicated for technology news, has taken an in-depth look at the newly released WindowBlinds 5. In an exclusive article, they have discussed almost every feautre of WindowBlinds 5 like per-pixel alpha blending, as well as the ability to change toolbar icons, progress animations, and the hue and saturation of the Windows interface.For more information please check the provided link.
December 3, 2005 by BX
The GNU GPL is the most widely used Free Software license worldwide: Almost three quarters of all Free Software programs (also known as Free and Open Source Software, or FOSS) are distributed under this license and after almost 15 Years of successs GPL is goin to be revised.

According to an announcement by Free Software Foundation Inc. (FSF) and the Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC), the review process for Version 3 of the GPL will continue through 2006 with a final license due out in the s...
September 8, 2005 by Black Xero
The dawn of civilization blessed on human race with the exploration of papyrus and invention of Paper. Through paper, man learned how to write and educate, convey his emotions, and express his self. In 20th century, Flood of Information Technology (IT) rendered many old means of information but paper is still the most suitable medium of passing and getting the information.

Phillips has made a prototype of e-Paper which has more functionality than the e-reader currently being used and has...
September 3, 2005 by Black Xero
Some un-expected ups and downs have occurred during past 4 days. Few new skins have top-downed the old ones and we have crossed the half way down. So here is the updated report of WC Subscription Contest upto 8th day of the contest.

Day 5 - 8 (30/08/05 – 2/08/05)

1. CursorXP:

Top Skins
1. Silver Cursors 2 by JJYing with 1,051 Unique Downloads by Registered Users
2. Relic Cursors by IGP-85 with 881 Unique Downloads by Registered Users
3. NarutoDagger by Basj with 643 Unique Dow...
August 30, 2005 by Black Xero
The updated report of the 4th Day of the contest.

Day 4 (29/08/05)

1. CursorXP:

New Submissions:
Swords by Subliminal Visions (Link)

Top Skins
1. Silver Cursors 2 by JJYing with 797 Unique Downloads by Registered Users
2. Relic Cursors by IGP-85 with 507 Unique Downloads by Registered Users
3. NarutoDagger by Basj with 479 Unique Downloads by Registered Users

2. LogonStudio

New Submissions:
Abridged Resonance by Himangshaw (Link)
Xedion by Great Sphynx (Link)

August 29, 2005 by Black Xero
Here is the updated report of the WC Subscription Contest.

Day 2 and 3 (27/08/05 and 28/08/05)

1. CursorXP:

New Submissions:
Male Symbol by lihu 1266 (Link)
Floral Theme by Himangshu (Link)
Relic Cursors by IGP-85 (Link)

Top Skins
1. Silver Cursors 2 by JJYing with 708 Unique Downloads by Registered Users
2. NarutoDagger by Basj with 415 Unique Downloads by Registered Users
3. Relic Cursors by IGP-85 with 313 Unique Downloads by Registered Users

2. LogonStudio

New ...