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  1. Windows 7 SP1 [Phone Activation, Download Links & Repository] Windows 7 All Online/Offline [Retail-MAK] Activation Keys =================================================================================== Download Links: Windows 7 Official Direct Download Links Via Java Scrip from Microsoft Tech Bench [All Editions/Languages] Windows 7 SP1 All Edition MSDN Eng Untouched FTP Direct Download Links >>> l Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate with Service Pack 1 (All Languages)MSDN Magnet Link >>> Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate & Enterprise with SP1 (All Languages) MSDN Direct Download Links >>> =================================================================================== Windows 7 Phone Activation: ======================================================================================================================= Windows Loader 2.2.2 by DAZ [OEM Activation] ======================================================================================================================= Backup/Restore Windows 7 Activation - Advanced Tokens Manager v3.3
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Windows 10 RTM [Activation Via Phone Or KMS] Permanent Activation Windows 10 Via Phone Windows 10 Activation Via KMS Download Links: Windows 10 Build 15063 Version 1703 (Creators Update) RS2 MSDN / VLSC ==================================================================== Win 10 Build 15063 Version 1703 (Updated March 2017) RS2 ISO l Permanent Activation Windows 10 Via Phone l Win 10 PRO Retail & VL Edition Digital Entitlement Activation (16 July 2017) Useful Tool/Tips: l Activation Backup/Restore l [How To Change Installation ID Without Changing Product Key] l MS Online *RETAIL* Key Activation Via Mobile Web l Troubleshoot for those can not get Installation ID right for successful activation with working keys l Check the key before install [MSAct Plus v1.0.x] l How to Upgrade Windows 10 l ============================================= Windows 10 Phone Activation MAK-Retail Keys I suggest check the activation keys whether they are still available or blocked in first place.! --- MSAct Plus v1.0.x By Ratiborus or l KeyCheck 1.0.3.6 RU, EN, ES By Ratiborus l ====================================================== Permanent Activation Windows 10 Via Phone =========================================== november_ra1n 13 Aug 2015 Upgrading from Windows 10 Home Edition to Pro Edition & From Both Edition To Enterprise --- see post reply #1004 >>> ====================================================== Windows 10 KMS Activation: ========================== See under the post reply #2 >>> KMSAuto Net 2015 v1.x.x ML Portable by Ratiborus Manual KMS Activation Via cmd Windows 10 KMS Client Setup Keys ====================================================== Upgrade to Windows 10 For Free https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/windows-10-upgradehttp://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/windows-10-faq *This means, as long you upgrade within the first 12 months (July 29th 2015 to July 29th 2016), you will not have to pay for Windows 10 at all.* More Info & Step By Step Instruction: --- ## How to Upgrade from Windows 7-8/8.1 or Windows 10 IP to Windows 10 RTM ## ====================================================== Backup/Restore Activation Backup/Restore Activation [updated to Windows 10 & Server 2016] -- see other topic there #1 >>> ====================================================== Troubleshooting & FAQ: ====================== Win 10 PRO Retail & VL Edition Digital Entitlement Activation (16 July 2017) Activation Windows 10 Via Phone Video Demonstration by Chin Lai Jun Russian Speaker Free Call Skype Dial Numbers Window Media Center for Windows 10 8.81 [x64-86] ML Paragon Hard Disk Manager 15 Premium & Pro 10.1.25.1125 Retail Activating MS Product Via Online Microsoft Answer Tech Dark Windows 10 Anniversary Themes from gsw953onDA --> deviantart WinPE 10-8 Sergei Strelec (x86/x64/Native x86) 2017.02.26 [EN] Microsoft Software Repair Tool How to re-activate Windows 10 after a hardware change Activation backup & restore Instruction by jovelash How to Directly Clean Install Windows 10 without having to Upgrade First New Windows 10 feature – DISM Windows 10 Edition Upgrade Via ChangePk.exe Windows 10 Enterprise & Enterprise 2016 LTSB Digital Entitlement Activation Via Online Activation Keys Win 10 PRO Retail & VL Edition Digital Entitlement Activation INSTRUCTION II Via Phone Activation MAK Keys Windows 10 Updates Installer abbodi1406 Microsoft Toolkit 2.6.2 Stable by CODYQX4 Windows 10 edition upgrade Paragon Hard Disk Manager 15 (Latest Build) How to Dual Boot Windows 10 with Windows 7 or Windows 8 10 Tools to tweak Windows 10 Privacy settings and fix privacy issues Reactivating Windows 10 after hardware change WinPE 10-8 Sergei Strelec (x86/x64/Native x86) 2017.01.25 English Win 10 PRO Retail & Volume License Edition With a Digital Entitlement Activation Windows Update MiniTool MSAct Plus v1.0.7 By Ratiborus AAct v3.3 Portable by Ratiborus MSActBackUp Portable v1.0.9 by Ratiborus PIDKey Lite v1.53 Portable by Ratiborus PIDKey v2.1.2 Build 1017 by Ratiborus Office 2013-2016 C2R Installer v5.9.9 By Ratiborus - [Office Retail Edition Customization Tool] KMS Tools 13.07.2017 Portable By Ratiborus KMSAuto Net 2016 1.5.1 Portable by Ratiborus Troubleshoot for those can not get Installation ID right for successful activation with working keys How System Restore & Factory Reset Work in Windows 10 How to download optional file (s) from multiple Magnet Link Media Feature Pack for N and KN versions of Windows 10 USB Flash Drive - Create to Install Windows 10 How to Enable / Disable Windows 10 Windows Automatic Updates ShowKeyPlus v. 1.0.5835 Quick Reminder ** For those who fails Windows / Office restore activation All Windows  Keys Activation Suitability List WebAct By Ratiborus [MS Online **Retail Keys** Activation Application Alternative To Skype Call] All Microsoft Product Phone Activation [How To Change Installation ID Without Changing Product Key] How to complete Uninstall KMS Activator & KMS Server If you have already change Installation ID via same key use this work-around KeyCheck By Ratiborus Instruction and Download Link When I execute slmgr /ato, it shows Error:0xC004C003 The activation server determined the specified product key is blocked" Windows 10 - Clean Install Step by Step full instruction Install Windows 10 with a local account Local Account - Switch to in Windows 10 How To Automatically Login In Windows 10 Windows Defender - Turn On or Off in Windows 10 Upgrading from Windows 10 Home Edition to Pro Edition & From Both Edition To Enterprise Windows 10 notify you before downloading or installing Windows Updates Skype for mobile -Download Links How to Delete Windows & Office Key(s) ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- How to clean install Windows 10 directly without upgrade Reminder --- UK Call Center operation system slightly has changed Download, Install And Register Skype & Calls are Worldwide Free To MS Activation Center Some Tips and Guide About Requesting Confirmation ID Calling UK getting error `System could not process your entry` Alternative USA Number Microsoft Volume Licensing Activation Centers Worldwide Telephone Numbers Simple Practice Calling Microsoft & Activating Your Product Via Phone Some of the English Speaking Microsoft Product Activation Toll Free Number Windows Media Center on Windows 10 - 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How to download optional file (s) from multiple Magnet Link ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- .. november_ra1n 02 August 2015 ..
  3. Windows 8.1 RTM [Activation Via Phone Or KMS, Download & Repository] *** ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- *** Windows 8.1 Phone Activation MAK-RETAIL Keys ******** Windows 8.1 November 2014 Update Download Links: ******** Download Links: Microsoft Windows ISO Download Tool l Online TechBench Link Generation by adguard MSDN DVD ISO [Nov 2014 Rollup] Download Links: Windows 8.1 l Windows 8.1 with Update [November 2014] MSDN (English) - Magnet Link l Windows Server 2012 R2 with Update MSDN -MULTI l Windows 8.1 with Latest ESDs -Original Windows Store Edition l *** ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- *** ******** Activation Section Via Phone ******** Upgrading Windows 8.1 Windows Media Center From Activated Windows 8.1 Pro *** ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- *** ******** Activation Section Via KMS ******** Online KMS Server List [updated Regularly]: *** ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- *** Manual Online KMS Activation VIA Command Prompt *** ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- *** Microsoft Toolkit 2.5.3 Developer: CODYQX4 *** ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- *** KMS ACT Windows 8.1 and Office15 Portable by Ratiborus *** ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- *** KMSAuto Net 2015 v1.x.x ML Portable by Ratiborus --- see other topic posted there #2 >>> *** ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- *** KMSpico By Heldigard *** ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- *** ******** Activation Backup And Restore Section ******** I create this topic about manually backup and restore Windows 8.1 for you guys you do not need rely on any third party software when you need to reinstall your Windows copy, you can easily do it yourself. Other reason is still early age of Windows 8.1 RTM non of the backup and restore software not functioning at the moment. See the link below for the screenshots detail instruction. How To Manual Or Automatic Backup/Restore Activation On Windows 8.1 RTM, Server 2012 R2 & Office 2013 posted there >>> *** ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- *** Be patient. Good things come to those who wait.!
  4. Microsoft Office 2013 SP1 RTM [Activation Via Phone Or KMS, Download & Repository] Office 2013 Retail-VL MAK Keys *** ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- *** Download Links: Microsoft Office 2013 With SP1 RTM VL ISO [Original VLSC]-FTP Direct Download Links l Other Languages Magnet Download Links l Office 2013 Individual Component with SP1 VL English Microsoft Office 2013 With SP1 RTM Volume License ISO [Original From VLSC] - Magnet Links [Digital River] Download Office 2013 Disk Images and Language Packs >>> *** ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- *** Phone Activation Method 2 [using Command Prompt +Admin]: cscript "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office15\OSPP.VBS" /dinstid cscript "C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office15\OSPP.VBS" /dinstid CScript.exe "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office15\OSPP.VBS" /dstatus Activation Backup Solution C:\Windows\system32\spp\store\data.dat andC:\Windows\system32\spp\store\tokens.dat C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\OfficeSoftwareProtectionPlatform cscript "C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office15\OSPP.VBS" /dinstid cscript "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office15\OSPP.VBS" /dinstid cscript "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office15\OSPP.VBS" /inpkey:xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx cscript "C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office15\OSPP.VBS" /inpkey:xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx How to delete your block keys in Office 2013 cscript "C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office15\OSPP.VBS" /dstatus cscript "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office15\OSPP.VBS" /dstatus cscript "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office15\OSPP.VBS" /unpkey:KEY-VALUE cscript "C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office15\OSPP.VBS" /unpkey:KEY-VALUE How to change the product key of Microsoft Office Control Panel\Programs\Programs and Features select change Start > Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs>Change Control Panel\Programs\Programs and Features select change C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office15>cscript OSPP.VBS /inpkey:xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office15>cscript OSPP.VBS /inpkey:xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office15>cscript OSPP.VBS/act C:\Program Files\Program Files (x86)\Office15>cscript OSPP.VBS/act Manually Convert Office/Visio/Project 2013 Retail DVD to Volume DVD proprww.cab to propsww.cabproprww2.cab to propsww2.cab visprorww.cab to visproww.cab prjprrww.cab to prjproww.cab Uninstall Microsoft Office 2013 or Office 365 Convert Installed Office/Visio/Project 2013 Retail to Volume Via Batch Files *** ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- *** Activation Office 2013 Via Phone november_ra1n 15 Aug 2015. : ) *** ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- *** Activation Office 2013 Via KMS Online KMS Server List [updated Regularly]: *** ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- *** Office 2013 Manual Online KMS Activation VIA Command Prompt *** ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- *** Microsoft Toolkit 2.5.3 *** ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- *** KMS ACT Windows 8.1 and Office15 Portable by Ratiborus *** ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- *** KMSAuto Net 2015 v1.x.x ML Portable by Ratiborus --- see other topic posted there #2 >>> *** ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- *** Activation Backup And Restore Section I create this topic about manually backup and restore Windows 8.1 for you guys you do not need rely on any third party software when you need to reinstall your Windows copy, you can easily do it yourself. Other reason is still early age of Windows 8.1 RTM non of the backup and restore software not functioning at the moment. See the link below for the screenshots detail instruction. How To Manual Or Automatic Backup/Restore Activation On Windows 8.1 RTM, Server 2012 R2 & Office 2013 posted there >>> *** ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ***
  5. Microsoft Office 2010 SP2 Pro Plus Activation Guides & Tools Microsoft Office 2010 Pro All Product MAK Keys Download Links: Microsoft Office 2010 With SP1 RTM VL EN ISO Original From VLSC-FTP Direct Download Links l Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2010 with Service Pack 1 VL Original From VLSC (x64 / x86) MULTI l Office 2010 SP1 VL EN-US Direct Download Links l Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2010 With Service Pack 1 Volume License Edition (x64/x86) [MULTI LANGUAGES] - Torrent Download Link Checksums: ================================================================================================================= Convert The Activation From Retail Into Volume What it doesn't Guide Supported products Other info Changelog 1.4.2 -> 1.4.3 - Fixed a bug when using multiple installers with SP1 integrated. If more than 1 installer of 1 architecture had SP1 already integrated, only the files from the first processed one would make it into the iso. So please avoid using olde versions when working with SP1 integrated installers. - Fixed a cosmetic imperfection: the groupbox for the output file wasn't aligned properly. MD5: B1322D44A55985DB2CE22AA08B7A57A7 SHA-1: 0AE46DDE574D4E3BBB28E11023163E7C3191AA02 ================================================================================================================= How To Activate Microsoft Office 2010 ================================================================================================================= ================================================================================================================= Name: Microsoft Toolkit.exe Size: 25.5 MB CRC32: C6710609 MD5: E9164FBDE6BC0A0047F4D18D671E941C SHA-1: C7E2CCD61F6B51F0DF1D17F07F88572D5BE720FA Credit: CODYQX4 [MDL] ================================================================================================================= ================================================================================================================= Features: Using This Program: Latest Release Changelog: Homepage - http://www.joshcellsoftwares.com/2011/09/AdvancedTokensManager.htm Name: Advanced Tokens Manager v3.3.exe Size: 3.17 MBCRC32: 573B78D5 MD5: 20ACC86957A0DE7C9BBD66116F4F27FF SHA-1: AE76D74879F5BC87CDF7D9906CA0F8E750F2BBF9 ================================================================================================================= Additional Tools & Info ================================================================================================================= Requirements NET Framework 3.5 (or higher versions) Version 1.0.0.8 Improvement: Supports Office 2013 IUpdate: Updated update check Download Link http://pxc-coding.com/downloads/office-key-remover/Office-Key-Remover-1.0.0.8-Setup.exe ================================================================================================================= Usage System Requirements Changelog Homepage - http://janek2012.eu/ Pkeyconfigs from few leaked builds: Download Download Link http://www.mirrorcreator.com/files/0FR84TQJ/PID_Checker_v1.1.3.590.rar_links Virustotal result 0/ 45 =================================================================================================================
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Windows 10 Build 15063 Version 1703 (Creators Update) RS2 MSDN / VLSC Info: ========================================================================== Announcing Windows 10 Build 15063 for PC and Mobile What's New (PC) What's new in Windows 10, version 1703 IT pro content Windows 10 All Version Update History ========================================================================== Download Links: * Updated June 2017 * MSDN ISO's 10.0.15063.0 (rs2_release.170317-1834) + June 13, 2017—KB4022725 Windows 10, Version 1703, (Updated June 2017) MSDN ISO [EN-RU] Windows 10, Version 1703, (Updated June 2017) MSDN ISO [All Available Languages] Microsoft Windows 10 10.0.15063.413 Version 1703 (Updated June 2017) - MSDN [En] Magnet Windows 10, Version 1703, (Updated June 2017) MSDN ISO EN All Edition [Magnet] ESD's Windows 10 15063.413 June 2017 (All Languages) Refresh esd's OR https://tb.rg-adguard.net/index.php ========================================================================== Updated March 2017 MSDN ISO's Windows 10 Build 15063 Version 1703 (Updated March 2017) RS2 MSDN [All Official ISO's] Windows 10 version 1703 (updated march 2017) All Other Available ISO's ========================================================================== Windows 10 v.1703 32 ISO: 28 MSDN + 4 TECH BRENCH RTM: 15063.0.RS2_RELEASE.170317-1834 EN-RU by W.Z.T ========================================================================== VLSC ISO's Windows 10 Build 15063 Version 1703 (Updated March 2017) RS2 Volume License (EN-RU) Cheksum: Windows 10, Version 1703 (VL) VLSC All Language Checksum by adguard Microsoft Windows 10 Professional 10.0.15063.0 Version 1703 (Updated March 2017) VLSC EN [Google Drive Links]: WINDOWS 10 v1703 Build 15063.0.RS2 ENGLISH VLSC EN All Edition [Magnet] Microsoft Windows 10 Professional 10.0.15063.0 Version 1703 (Updated March 2017) VLSC [Magnet] ========================================================================== Windows 10 Creators Update (RS2) MSDN EN [Version 1703 Build 15063] - Magnet Links ========================================================================== Windows 10 Creators Update (RS2) MSDN EN-RU [Version 1703 Build 15063] - FTP Links ========================================================================== Media Creation Tool Windows 10 Build 15063 Version 1703 Media Creation Tool ========================================================================== Windows 10 Build 15063 Version 1703 Upgrade Assistant http://download.microsoft.com/download/0/4/7/047889D0-578C-4A44-A38F-7F30A6CB3809/current-version/Windows10Upgrade9252.exe ========================================================================== ESD's Windows 10.0.15063.0 Version 1703 RS2 (All Languages) .ESD http://pastebin.com/raw/19FJrVGm Windows 15063.0.170317-1834 RS2 Release (All Languages) .esd (Enterprise VL, Education VL, Pro VL, Pro Retail) https://pastebin.com/raw/63AM8Nqr Credit: abbodi1406 (MDL) ========================================================================== Windows 10.0.15063.0 Version 1703 RS2 (All Available Languages) Enterprise .ESD Site: http://pastebin.com Sharecode[?]: /raw/6DPiW6Ke ========================================================================== English en-US Direct Download Links : Site: http://textuploader.com Sharecode[?]: /dtfy5/raw ---------------------------------------------------------------- Other Available Languages Direct Download Links: Site: http://textuploader.com Sharecode[?]: /dt7sw/raw ========================================================================== Decrypt-multi-release by adguard https://s1.rg-adguard.net/dl/decrypt/decrypt-multi-release.7z ========================================================================== Windows 10 Update Assistant (Upgrade from Win 10 Anniversary Update 14393.0 to Win 10 RS2 15063.0) https://download.microsoft.com/download/0/4/7/047889D0-578C-4A44-A38F-7F30A6CB3809/current-version/Windows10Upgrade9194.exe ========================================================================== Microsoft Windows 10 IoT Core 1703 (15063) ========================================================================== 15063 Language Packs by DiamondMon [x86/x64] Site: http://textuploader.com Sharecode[?]: /dtfb2/raw ========================================================================== Other Download Links: Abbodi1406 uup-converter-wimlib_6.7z Windows ADK for Windows 10, version 1703 Windows SDK 10.0.15063.137 Mobile Emulator 15063 A tool for you to easily share ESD Url to others by Accelerator ========================================================================== ACTIVATION: Via KMS --> OR Via Permanent Phone Activation --> ========================================================================== Important info/tools/topic replies/links: ============================= Windows 10.0.14393.447 Version 1607 RS1 (Updated January 2017) MSDN - VLSC Windows 10 Version 1511 TH2 (Updated Apr 2016) RTM MSDN Reset Windows Update Agent How To Turn Off Windows Update In Windows 10 Disable Windows Defender Anti-virus / MS Malicious Software Removal Tool via .reg How to open MSDN Microsoft Subscriptions Page Screen-capture Win 10 Version 1703 (Update June) MSDN Microsoft Subscriptions Disable Windows Defender Security Center - Windows 10 Creator's Update Windows 10: Language - Add, Remove, and Change in Windows 10 Add and Remove Language Packs Offline How To Create Windows 10 China Government Edition EnterpriseG Volume:GVLK How to Disable Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool Abboddi1406 batch scripts repo Window Media Center for Windows 10 8.81 [x64-86] ML Windows 10 All Version Update History How to Upgrade to Windows 10, using Windows 10 ISO How to Covert from .esd to DVD ISO File How to Upgrade Windows 10 Editions Win 10 Version 1703 RS2 Add Traditional Control Panel (with icon) to right-click context How To Make a "your language" ISO Using En-US ESD's and language packs Windows 10 Update Manual Installation Via CMD or Updates Installer by abbodi1406 [Fix] Can’t Select Windows 10 Pro Edition During Clean Installation New Install of Windows 10 Creators Update on Mac with Boot Camp How to delete the Windows.old folder on Windows 10 Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 update history Microsoft Software Repair Tool Upgrade Windows 10 Evaluation to Full version Windows USB/DVD Download Tool How to Directly Clean Install Windows 10 without having to Upgrade First How to Repair Windows 10 Image using DISM New Windows 10 feature – DISM Windows 10 Edition Upgrade Via ChangePk.exe Dism++ Portable (x64-x86) - 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  7. Dear Microsoft, You know what's annoying? When you have 8GB of RAM, an i7 processor and 2x NVIDIA GPU's with an SSD... and your game or photoshop crashes BECAUSE YOU RAN OUT OF MEMORY. Opening task manager, only 3 GB used but 5 F***ng GB of memory is in standby. I know you're going to hit me bullshit about how it theoretically speeds up app opening for apps you're LIKELY to use, but what's the sense when THE APP YOU'RE 100% USING RIGHT NOW crashes because ohh, that program you have a 10% chance of using needs the memory more. I don't care how's it's SUPPOSED to work, IT DOESN'T FREE THE STANDBY MEMORY WHEN YOUR APP NEEDS RAM!!! It doesn't work like you intended it to! It causes crashes!! Programs see FREE MEMORY ONLY and crash with out of memory errors because AN APP I USED A WEEK AGO IS in standby. PLEASE, FOR THE LOVE OF GOD, BEFORE I GO INSANE, please, I want to DISABLE STANDBY MEMORY. I have an SSD. I will load the program when I launch it from disk. Give me the option to disable standby memory. Just put the feature in and see how many of us users will disable it. We are the free thinkers of the world. We don't use facebook/chrome and youtube exclusively all our life. Sincerely, A frustrated gamer/programmer
  8. Windows 8 RTM Download, Activate Via KMS & Phone, Backup Solution Windows 8 PRO/ENT & WMC Phone Activation MAK-RETAIL Key Windows 8 PRO/ENT & WMC Online/Phone Activation MAK-RETAIL Keys Microsoft Windows 8 RTM x86-x64 AIO English- CtrlSoft: http://bit.ly/ZlpV5Y Windows 8 All Version & Languages MSDN DVD ISO [HTTP & Magnet Links] >>> #1080 Windows 8 Language Packs (x86 / x64) Official Direct Download Link 1.Microsoft Windows 8 All Version MSDN Download [HTTP Links] http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/subscriptions/downloads/#searchTerm=&ProductFamilyId=481&Languages=en&PageSize=10&PageIndex=0&FileId=0 2.Microsoft Windows 8 All Version MSDN Download [Torrent Links] http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/subscriptions/downloads/#searchTerm=&ProductFamilyId=481&Languages=en&PageSize=10&PageIndex=0&FileId=0 3. Magnet Download Links magnet:?xt=urn:btih:FF5459C9B9B3169ECD1F9BC9463C3C2B7095CC3F magnet:?xt=urn:btih:306DD23F1D2F66C7ABB4AA8A69C536EFEB61B4E6 magnet:?xt=urn:btih:0479B600888065C5843A6F0B2074FD2F265C4D6F magnet:?xt=urn:btih:5990C764FC3E36EA583B80FD3A16A2D9DB3441D9 magnet:?xt=urn:btih:BD79A20CDC89063C3ED397ED43B20200D903223E&dn=9200.16384.120725-1247_x64fre_enterprisen_en-us_VL_EnterpriseN_DVD.iso 4. Ftp Direct Download Links 5. Windows 8 Language Pack MSDN (Multiple Languages) *** ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- *** *** ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- *** <KEY> : KMS Client Setup Keys you can access here Replacing <KMS SERVER> with a Windows 8 Computable KMS server IP or hostname. KMS Server List and Status [updated Regularly]: You can server status <Online web-based ping> Or You can server status <Online web-based ping> Note For Windows 8 Pro With WMC: Do not use the released key to install WMC, you can NOT successfully activate Windows 8 with the public KMS server if you use the WMC key. *** ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- *** Credit: CODYQX4 [MDL] *** ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- *** *** ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- *** *** ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- *** *** ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- *** Features: . Instructions: You must have the correct SLIC (Software Licensing Description Table) for OEM activations. Online and Phone activations will be instantly activated after restore. Don't have major changes on the hardware. Windows 8 and Office 2013 have the same activation system, so the backup is saved in one place called of 'Activation Backup', that stores all license data for Windows and Office. For the Windows 8 and Office 2010 or Windows 7 with the Office 2013 or 2010, the backup is made separately called of 'Windows Activation Backup' and 'Office Activation Backup' respectively. Is needed to install the Windows and Office 2013 for restore their activation on a Windows 8 system. * All backup data is stored on the root of the application in folders separately. * Limited activations that have grace period isn't supported. In other words, only permanent activations is supported for Windows and Office. * For Upgrade Activations, is needed the installation of a Retail copy of the Operating System. In other words, you will get problems restoring an upgrade activation on a Volume License copy. * If you've restarted the computer on the restore, the network adapters doesn't will work properly. You need to activate your network on the Device Manager. * Is advised the installation of the same drivers from the backup on the restore to avoid problems on the activation. If the restore won't have activated the system: The Operating System has been detected an blacklisted product key and have blocked the activation. The Operating System has been detected major hardware changes and have blocked the activation. The Operating System hasn't detected a valid SLIC Table for OEM Activations. Sorry, the Product Key not match error: The application haven't detected the correct Product Key on the registry and you need to enter manually. Is necessary for the correct Activation Restore, the Product Key is stored on Config.ini file. If the error appears, is needed to enter manually the Product Key for an safe restore. Primarily occurs with MAK Product Keys that is hidden from the Registry. Is shown the last 5 characters of the real key detected. The Backup Compatibility is: Windows 8.1 Family *** Windows 8 Family Windows 7 Family Windows Vista Family Windows Server 2008 / 2011 / 2012 Family Microsoft Office Family from 2010 to 2013 * All editions, versions and Service Packs. * Requires .NET Framework v4.0. *** WARNING ABOUT WINDOWS 8.1 COMPATIBILITY *** *** Windows 8.1 is * NOT * fully supported. All the activation data can be saved, but only those that were activated by * Phone * will be restored properly. In other words, the Online activated backups can not be restored until now, * ONLY * if your OS is the Windows 8.1 – Other OS(es) are NOT affected ! We are working to discover why. *** You can * NOT * restore the Windows 8 activation on Windows 8.1. Microsoft was made hard changes on the Windows 8.1 activation system, so we are unable to port the Windows 8 activation to Windows 8.1 without brick the system. Latest Release Changelog: v3.5 RC 5 [2013/09/29] Homepage - http://joshcellsoftwares.com/products/advancedtokensmanager/ Name: Advanced Tokens Manager v3.5 RC 5.zipSize: 1.12 MBCRC32: 290E0B88MD5: 48DBDD504662C0D48984D70B79931C79SHA-1: 4DE6AC70767BA77D80E9272716C69A0A7AA37E3B Screenshots Instruction 1. Backup 1.1. Hit Activation Backup 1.2. When you see the Warning Page read and click yes 1.3. When you asked product key you need to enter inside the box full product key related wit Edition usually Office 2013 key will be asked Tick i have checked this in my product key then click Continue 1.4. Wait till Advance Token Manager Backup then save it for the Restore process. 2. Restore 2.1. Click Activation Restore then when you asked restore now enter YES. 2.2. Wait till Advance Token Manager disable internet connection and reinstall the activation the end you will see Success! Testimonial Tested VMware Windows 8.1 Pro 64 bit and Office 2013 Pro Plus, Visio & Project Pro working like a charm! *** ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ***
  9. Windows 8 Pro With WMC Genuine Permanent Phone Activation Windows 8 PRO/ENT & WMC Online/Phone Activation MAK-RETAIL Keys Download Links & Instruction: Or [untouched MSDN Version Hash Verified] OR >>>>>>>> Download Link Site: http://kuai.xunlei.com/ Sharecode: /d/APMDFXPGDQXK [?] Alternative Download Link Via HTTP [***This Is Not MSDN Verified Hash But Save To Use] https://0day.interlink.com.ua/Apps/MICROSOFT.WINDOWS.8/ User Name: ru-board Password : ru-board It is fast link but IDM Does not work but you can use Filezilla or FlashFXP: You need FlashX or Filezilla to order to download read this topic //www.nsaneforums.com/topic/148606-windows-8-rtm-download-activate-via-kms-phone-backup-solution/page__st__500?do=findComment&comment=499012>>> Download Latest FlashFXP Inc Fix //www.nsanedown.com/?request=4365504>>> 2. When you install the ISO Insert Windows 8 Pro Only Retail Keys Below: Microsoft Windows 8 RTM x86-x64 AIO English- CtrlSoft: http://bit.ly/ZlpV5Y [Mak Keys Wouldnt Work Make Sure Use The Working Windows 8 Retail Keys Only!] Features: . Instructions: You must have the correct SLIC (Software Licensing Description Table) for OEM activations. Online and Phone activations will be instantly activated after restore. Don't have major changes on the hardware. Windows 8 and Office 2013 have the same activation system, so the backup is saved in one place called of 'Activation Backup', that stores all license data for Windows and Office. For the Windows 8 and Office 2010 or Windows 7 with the Office 2013 or 2010, the backup is made separately called of 'Windows Activation Backup' and 'Office Activation Backup' respectively. Is needed to install the Windows and Office 2013 for restore their activation on a Windows 8 system. * All backup data is stored on the root of the application in folders separately. * Limited activations that have grace period isn't supported. In other words, only permanent activations is supported for Windows and Office. * For Upgrade Activations, is needed the installation of a Retail copy of the Operating System. In other words, you will get problems restoring an upgrade activation on a Volume License copy. * If you've restarted the computer on the restore, the network adapters doesn't will work properly. You need to activate your network on the Device Manager. * Is advised the installation of the same drivers from the backup on the restore to avoid problems on the activation. If the restore won't have activated the system: The Operating System has been detected an blacklisted product key and have blocked the activation. The Operating System has been detected major hardware changes and have blocked the activation. The Operating System hasn't detected a valid SLIC Table for OEM Activations. Sorry, the Product Key not match error: The application haven't detected the correct Product Key on the registry and you need to enter manually. Is necessary for the correct Activation Restore, the Product Key is stored on Config.ini file. If the error appears, is needed to enter manually the Product Key for an safe restore. Primarily occurs with MAK Product Keys that is hidden from the Registry. Is shown the last 5 characters of the real key detected. The Backup Compatibility is: Windows 8.1 Family *** Windows 8 Family Windows 7 Family Windows Vista Family Windows Server 2008 / 2011 / 2012 Family Microsoft Office Family from 2010 to 2013 * All editions, versions and Service Packs. * Requires .NET Framework v4.0. *** WARNING ABOUT WINDOWS 8.1 COMPATIBILITY *** *** Windows 8.1 is * NOT * fully supported. All the activation data can be saved, but only those that were activated by * Phone * will be restored properly. In other words, the Online activated backups can not be restored until now, * ONLY * if your OS is the Windows 8.1 – Other OS(es) are NOT affected ! We are working to discover why. *** You can * NOT * restore the Windows 8 activation on Windows 8.1. Microsoft was made hard changes on the Windows 8.1 activation system, so we are unable to port the Windows 8 activation to Windows 8.1 without brick the system. Latest Release Changelog: v3.5 RC 5 [2013/09/29] Homepage - http://joshcellsoftwares.com/products/advancedtokensmanager/ Name: Advanced Tokens Manager v3.5 RC 5.zipSize: 1.12 MBCRC32: 290E0B88MD5: 48DBDD504662C0D48984D70B79931C79SHA-1: 4DE6AC70767BA77D80E9272716C69A0A7AA37E3B Screenshots Instruction 1. Backup 1.1. Hit Activation Backup 1.2. When you see the Warning Page read and click yes 1.3. When you asked product key you need to enter inside the box full product key related wit Edition usually Office 2013 key will be asked Tick i have checked this in my product key then click Continue 1.4. Wait till Advance Token Manager Backup then save it for the Restore process. 2. Restore 2.1. Click Activation Restore then when you asked restore now enter YES. 2.2. Wait till Advance Token Manager disable internet connection and reinstall the activation the end you will see Success! Testimonial Tested VMware Windows 8.1 Pro 64 bit and Office 2013 Pro Plus, Visio & Project Pro working like a charm! Last Edit: 11 Jan 2013 [Magnet Link Added]
  10. Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 With Update New Features in Windows Server 2012 R2 Microsoft Windows Server 2012 / 2012 R2 MAK / Retail Keys Windows Server 2008 R2 MAK Keys [standard-Ent-Datacenter] ================================================================================= ******** Download Section ******** ================================================================================= ******** Activation Section ******** 4. Right click the start menu and choose "command prompt (admin) Type slui 4 in the command prompt then click NEXT. 5. Next you will get installation ID in this step. 6. Use Skype Free Microsoft Call Center to Get Confirmation ID.... **Make sure have a microphone plugged into your pc in order for the dial pad to work!** Step By Step Dealing Activation Center and Answering the Question Right..... Use USA Activation Center - [+18885712048]: During call these is all Question you will be asking: Q: Are you calling to activate windows xp [Even you are not on XP say yes to all other home user MS Product activation] A: Dial 1 with your touchpad / keypad Q: Are your computer with activation windows open A: Dial 1 with your touchpad / keypad Then Robot will ask your Installation ID Q: Please say or enter the digit in group one.. A: Just enter 7 digit and 9 group using your keypad one at the time just after the command of Robot! Group 1: XXXXXXX till group 9. Q: Are you ready for me to give you first part of Confirmation ID A: Dial 1 with your touchpad / keypad 7. Just type Confirmation ID giving by Robot into Windows Wizard on Confirmation ID Screen from A Till H without making any mistake 8. Click Activate Windows Server 2012 R2....... 9. Right click the start menu and choose "command prompt (admin) Other Command Activation Check Prompt Check Activation remain grace period:slmgr.vbs /dlvCheck Volume activation expireslmgr /xpr ================================================================================= ================================================================================= ******** Activation Section Via KMS ******** *** ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- *** Credits: -Bosh for the original GUI Design and co-development of Office Toolkit-ZWT for the original KMSEmulator-letsgoawayhell, Phazor, nosferati87, and mikmik38 for KMSEmulator fixes and improvements-MasterDisaster, FreeStyler, Daz, nononsense, and janek2012 for work on Key Checker Name: Microsoft ToolkitCRC32: 1E685813MD5: CA61FAAEFCC6189CE7C77C9B3DB98156SHA-1: D17087DF35A2CF867BB6A1C1605970014A3AE036Size: 49.5 MB Developer: CODYQX4 *** ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- *** .Using the program: Requirement Additional Information: Changelog: v1.3.4 -Changes in program for compatibility with antivirus softwa Name: KMSAuto Net.exeCRC32: 9846D9EFMD5: 11D5507C8770EB6BF95E1924C83955A9SHA-1: 723209AE8ACB8FAF520CA1271505A8E6737154C9Size: 5.00 MB Download Link: http://www.mirrorcreator.com/files/0L76VOY2/KMSAuto_Net_2014_v1.3.4_Portable_0.zip_links *** ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- *** ================================================================================= ******** Activation Backup And Restore Section ******** I create this topic about manually backup and restore Windows 8.1 for you guys you do not need rely on any third party software when you need to reinstall your Windows copy, you can easily do it yourself. Other reason is still early age of Windows 8.1 RTM non of the backup and restore software not functioning at the moment. See the link below for the screenshots detail instruction. How To Manual Or Automatic Backup/Restore Activation On Windows 8.1 RTM, Server 2012 R2 & Office 2013 posted there >>>
  11. 'SlowLoris' vuln could see a mouse of a machine take down an elephant of a server Updated A Windows SMB vulnerability revealed late last week at DEF CON won't be patched because Microsoft says the service should be firewalled off from the internet anyway. The 20-year-old Windows bug was discovered by RiskSense bods, who combed Redmond's file server code for flaws similar to the ones exploited by the NSA's leaked EternalBlue tool. After the talk was given, infosec researcher Jenna Magius described the SMB cockup in detail on Twitter: it's essentially a remote denial-of-service. Bear in mind it only works from afar if the target machine has SMB exposed to the internet, and for that reason, Microsoft doesn't see it as demanding an immediate patch. The security weakness, dubbed SMBLoris, is a memory-handling bug: it can be exploited to force a vulnerable server on the internet or local network to allocate 128KiB of non-paged physical memory, which can't be swapped out, for every connection to the service. You do this by sending three bytes to the SMB service with the 17-bit NBSS length field set to the max. The kernel keeps the connection open for 30 seconds and then gives up. So for 30 seconds, 128KiB of memory is tied up for every connection attempted. You then fire off a connection request for every TCP port possible – up to 65,535 – and thus potentially chew through up to 8GiB of non-paged RAM for half a minute. This will hamper the performance of the machine as the kernel is forced to scour the system for any free memory as more allocations arrive. If a miscreant launches this attack on IPv4 and IPv6, that memory burden rises to 16GiB, and if an attack comes from just two IPs, they can fill 32GiB, and so on. Eventually, the target can't allocate memory, and needs a manual reboot if it becomes unresponsive. The name SMBLoris is a reference to the 2009 Slowloris bug. In response to Microsoft saying it didn't intend to issue a security fix for the problem, Dillon said: “The reason they say it’s a moderate issue is because it does require opening many connections to the server, but you could do it all from a single machine, and a Raspberry Pi could take down the beefiest server”. ® Updated to add According to Microsoft's SMB supremo Ned Pyle, SMBLoris affects all versions of SMB – not v1 as first thought – because it all happens so early on in the connection. Best thing to do is firewall off ports 445 and 139 from the public, and rate limit access to the service locally if you're paranoid about internal attacks. Article source
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  13. This set of tools allows enterprise security administrators to download, analyze, test, edit and store Microsoft-recommended security configuration baselines for Windows and other Microsoft products, while comparing them against other security configurations. Note:There are multiple files available for this download.Once you click on the "Download" button, you will be prompted to select the files you need. File Name: LGPO.zip PolicyAnalyzer.zip Windows 10 Version 1507 Security Baseline.zip Windows 10 Version 1511 Security Baseline.zip Windows 10 Version 1607 and Windows Server 2016 Security Baseline.zip Windows Server 2012 R2 Security Baseline.zip Date Published: 6/30/2017 The Microsoft Security Configuration Toolkit enables enterprise security administrators to effectively manage their enterprise’s Group Policy Objects (GPOs). Using the toolkit, administrators can compare their current GPOs with Microsoft-recommended GPO baselines or other baselines, edit them, store them in GPO backup file format, and apply them via a Domain Controller or inject them directly into testbed hosts to test their effects. The Security Configuration Toolkit consists of two tools, Policy Analyzer and LGPO, and a set of configuration baselines for different releases of Windows. Policy Analyzer Policy Analyzer is a utility for analyzing and comparing sets of Group Policy Objects (GPOs). It can highlight when a set of Group Policies has redundant settings or internal inconsistencies and then highlight the differences between versions or sets of Group Policies. It can also compare GPOs against current local policy settings, local registry settings, and then export results to a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet. Policy Analyzer lets you treat a set of GPOs as a single unit. This makes it easy to determine whether particular settings are duplicated across the GPOs or are set to conflicting values. It also lets you capture a baseline and then compare it to a snapshot taken at a later time to identify changes anywhere across the set. LGPO LGPO is a tool for transferring Group Policy directly between a host’s registry and a GPO backup file, bypassing the Domain Controller. This gives administrators a simple way to verify the effects of their Group Policy settings directly. Security Baselines Microsoft also provides a set of downloadable security baselines, published both as spreadsheets and as GPO backups, for Windows releases Windows 10 version1507, 1511 and 1607, and Windows Server 2012 R2 and 2016. These baselines can be downloaded and used with Policy Analyzer and LGPO, and represent Microsoft’s guidance regarding recommended values for security-relevant Group Policy settings. Using the Toolkit and Baselines Download the toolkit (PolicyAnalyzer.zip and LGPO.zip) along with the baselines for the relevant Windows versions (see download instructions below). You can then use the tools to: Load an existing Group Policy Backup into Policy Analyzer, along with one or more downloaded baselines, for comparison; Make edits to the existing Group Policy Backup within Policy Analyzer, and save the revised version; Use LGPO to load the revised Backup into a host for testing; and Restore the revised backup as the new Group Policy for deployment. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for SCM Users What is the relationship between the Security Configuration Toolkit and Microsoft Security Compliance Manager (SCM)? The Security Configuration Toolkit is replacing Microsoft Security Compliance Manager (SCM), which will no longer be supported. Does the new toolkit support SCM-format XML files? No, the toolkit only supports the formats created by the Windows GPO backup feature: .pol, .inf and .csv. It also creates files in its own internal .PolicyRules format. Will baselines for future versions of Windows be published as SCM-format XML files? No, starting with Windows 10 version 1703, baselines will only be published in the form of GPO backups, as well as in spreadsheet form. The SCM XML format will no longer be supported. Does the new toolkit support creation of System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) DCM packs? No. A potential alternative is Desired State Configuration (DSC), a feature of the Windows Management Framework. A tool that supports conversion of GPO backups to DSC format can be found here. Does the new toolkit support creation of Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP)-format policies? No. SCM only supported SCAP 1.0, and was not updated as SCAP evolved. The new toolkit likewise does not include SCAP support. Download Page
  14. With the launch of Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Build 16237 to the Fast Ring yesterday, Microsoft wheeled in numerous fixes and new features. At the same time, the company also announced that the second Bug Bash for the next big update to Windows 10 is about to take place. This is the last Bug Bash that will take place before the release of the final version of Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, and it will see an intense period of testing with the help of Windows Insiders. Things kick off on Friday, July 14 and continue for more than a week. Of course, the whole idea of the insider program is to help Microsoft to home in on bugs and get them fixed before software is released to the masses, but the Bug Bash steps things up a notch. Participants will be asked to take part in quests to check specific elements of the operating system as Microsoft draws closer to pushing out this latest feature update. In her blog post announcing the availability of build 16237, Dona Sarkar also said: We're really excited to do our 2nd (and final) Bug Bash for the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update! The Bug Bash will start at 12am (Pacific Time) on Friday July 14th and will run a full week ending at 11:59 pm (Pacific Time) on Sunday July 23rd. As usual, we will be publishing new quests and will be doing some Mixer webcasts. So be sure to open Feedback Hub and complete as many quests as you can! More details to come early next week! That's all we know at the moment, but more details will be incoming in the next few days. What's clear, though, is that we're drawing ever closer to the final code for Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. Article source
  15. I recently read an article about another Microsoft layoff and came across this fact in it Almost half their workforce is not working on software but on selling the crap the other half is producing. Obviously they aren't doing a very good job because the 3000 current layoffs are coming out of the sales and marketing services. You can read the whole article here.
  16. LibreOffice 5.3.4 Plays Nice with Microsoft Office Documents Microsoft Office RTF and OOXML improvements included Version 5.3.4 includes over 100 patches, The Document Foundation says, and the highlights are definitely the ones that are aimed at Microsoft’s own Office suite. Specifically, this new version of LibreOffice includes interoperability improvements for Microsoft Office RT and OOXML documents, and is certainly good news not only for home users, but also for authorities and organizations across the world who have been struggling to complete the transition to open-source alternatives. Document interoperability issues have been the roadblocks for several city authorities across the world who planned to give up on Microsoft Office, so each update that includes fixes in this regard is more than welcome. Technical notes For the more technical users, TDF explains in the release notes that this version introduces DOCX importing bug fixes, as well as refinements aimed at RTF documents. Both importing and exporting of RTF files should work correctly after updating to LibreOffice 5.3.4, TDF says. At the same time, the developing team focused on improving interoperability with OOXML documents, and one particular line in the release notes indicates that LibreOffice should now open Microsoft Office 2003 documents in this format without any bugs. This is again fairly important because most organizations planning the transition to LibreOffice typically come from older versions of Microsoft Office. Even though this new release comes with so many improvements, The Document Foundation says LibreOffice 5.2.7 is the one recommended for enterprise deployments, as it has the backing of professional support by certified professionals. This means that fewer bugs are likely to be in this version and someone will also be there to offer support should you come across other problems. As usual, you can download any LibreOffice version from Softpedia, be it for Windows, Linux, or macOS. Source
  17. Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkits (EMET) are known to provide both application and system protection in Windows by looking inside the operating system and searching for security exploits. According to Microsoft, it also helps “protect against new and undiscovered threats even before they are formally addressed through security updates or antimalware software.” While a EMET toolkit is available as a separate download, reports show Microsoft is apparently planning to build EMET security tools into the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. Fueling the report is a tweet from Alex Ionescu, who describes himself as a “Windows Internals Expert, Security Ninja, and Embedded ARM Kernel Guru.” Ionescu provides a screenshot in his tweet, showing that EMET is built into the kernel of the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. Interestingly, two security researchers from Microsoft’s Research team also picked up and retweeted the tweet, perhaps further suggesting that the feature is indeed coming to RS3. Though it seems a bit technical, here is a bit more on EMET, as detailed by Microsoft. Microsoft’s EMET toolkit works on Windows 10 , Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Vista. The Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) helps raise the bar against attackers gaining access to computer systems. EMET anticipates the most common actions and techniques adversaries might use in compromising a computer, and helps protect by diverting, terminating, blocking, and invalidating those actions and techniques. EMET helps protect your computer systems even before new and undiscovered threats are formally addressed by security updates and antimalware software. EMET benefits enterprises and all computer users by helping to protect against security threats and breaches that can disrupt businesses and daily lives. It’s not exactly clear which build Alex Ionescu was running, but we reached out to him for a comment. As the WannaCrypt attacks showed, we live in a time when cyber attacks, malware, adware, and security exploits are ever so more common. While not official, it is still fitting to hear that Microsoft is perhaps making moves to make Windows 10 more secure. We will be keeping an eye on this, so be sure to stay tuned for more. Update: We received a response back from Alex Ionescu. He tells us that the mentioned changes are new to build 16125. Article source
  18. James Lee says Microsoft's A-V software still has remote code execution holes In spite of a flurry of patches designed to fix Windows Defender, at least one security researcher reckons there's still work to be done. James Lee, who has presented at conferences like Zer0con, has contacted The Register to say the key vulnerable component, MsMpEng, is still subject to remote code execution. As with the bugs disclosed by Tavis Ormandy and fellow Project Zero researcher Mateusz Jurczyk, the bugs Lee's outlined to us arise because of insufficient sandboxing. While he hasn't provided full details to us, he's posted two remote code execution proof-of-concept videos at YouTube: Youtube Video : Another MsMpEng RCE (Before) Youtube Video :Another MsMpEng RCE (After) In spite of the system being fully patched (as shown in the first video), Lee's work shows Windows Defender crashing and unable to restart. Lee told The Register his discoveries aren't related to what Microsoft's fixed in response to Project Zero's recent disclosures. Those, he wrote in an e-mail, covered “multiple denial-of-service, integer overflow, and use-after-free bugs”, while his work has drilled into type confusions and logical bugs. Lee's demonstration that MsMpEng needs to be sandboxed is in line with yet another Tweet from Ormandy (the world is waiting for what follows): Ever since early May, MsMpEng's lack of sandboxing has been under increasing criticism from researchers. Yesterday, yet another sandbox escape was posted to GitHub by Thomas Vanhoutte. That contribution (not yet complete, Vanhoutte writes) aims to give a guest-privilege attacker the ability to use Defender to delete arbitrary files, including DLLs (which would offer various hijack opportunities). Article source
  19. Hi Guys While researching a giveaway that boulawan posted for Microsoft One Drive I've found that Microsoft are giving away 365 Office Developer account good for 1 year. Office software for 25 accounts. Plus up-to 5TB of online storage. More information below: https://dev.office.com/devprogram Thank you boulawan for your original post!!!!!!! Original site below http://a.v9s.win/
  20. Kaspersky Files Antitrust Complaint Against Microsoft over Windows 10 Antivirus - Updated Legal complaints filed with EU and German watchdog Kaspersky claims that Microsoft is turning to unfair tactics to force users to stick with Windows Defender, the default antivirus in Windows 10. In a blog post today, Kaspersky accuses the Redmond-based software giant of removing third-party antivirus when upgrading to Windows 10, using its dominant position to promote its own security product. “Microsoft’s antivirus is hardwired into all versions of Windows 10 for home users: it’s impossible to turn it off completely, impossible to delete. Until recently no one asked you if you needed it or not. There was a time when, even if you used a different security solution, Microsoft’s own AV all the same periodically ran scans,” Kaspersky says. Kaspersky: Other security companies must support us Microsoft is mostly doing this because its antivirus has failed to remain competitive and because third-party security products are a lot more powerful, he continues, blaming the software giant for using its position only against antivirus products because this is a market where others are leading. “Such restriction is applied only to antiviruses - with which Microsoft has been trying to compete (and not doing very well at) for years. But in previous (pre-10) versions of Windows there were no such special measures. Thus, it looks like, after years with no success (in competing with other antiviruses), Microsoft has resorted to the use of alternative, OS-empowered (in our view - underhand) tactics,” he adds. Microsoft not only removes third-party antivirus products from Windows when the upgrade is performed but the company isn’t giving vendors enough time to prepare their security software for new versions of Windows. And this is one of the reasons they are eventually blocked when the upgrade is performed, he says. Kaspersky ends his plea by calling for Microsoft to support fair and healthy competition, while also asking other security vendors to join this effort and file antitrust complaints against the software giant. “We want Microsoft to stop misleading and misinforming our - and not only our - users. We want to see all security solutions being able to work on the Windows platform on a level playing field. And we want to see users being able to decide for themselves what they want and consider important to them,” Kaspersky added. Microsoft has already released a statement, saying that it does not infringe competition rules and it’s willing to work with antitrust bodies on addressing all these claims. UPDATE: Microsoft has provided us with an updated statement, explaining that it tried to reach out to Kaspersky to discuss the said concerns, but a meeting is yet to take place. Furthermore, the firm emphasized that existing Windows 10 security features do not violate any competition rules. Source
  21. Resource Monitor concept with Fluent Design Microsoft has already started work on Fluent Design, which is the company’s new visual overhaul coming in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, but substantial changes are yet to see daylight. And while the company continues improving Fluent Design behind the closed doors, the Windows community knows exactly what the whole thing should look like, with various renders imagining a more substantial facelift of various OS features. Today, it’s the turn of the Resource Monitor to get Fluent Design treatment, and this concept photo posted on Reddit shows just how good the app could look like with a little effort. The blur effect that Microsoft uses for universal apps is implemented in the Resource Monitor too, along with a new effect that shows up when hovering a menu option. A dark theme is also imagined, and it looks at least as good as the light version. It goes without saying that this is still in the concept phase and there’s little chance to see this introduced in Windows 10, though we need to wait a few more months to see what Fluent Design actually means for Microsoft. The first visual refinements are now being rolled out to users in the Windows Insider program, but the full overhaul should see daylight in the fall of this year when the Fall Creators Update goes live for the production ring as well. Source
  22. Microsoft remains a strong brand despite WannaCry Many blamed Microsoft for the recent WannaCry ransomware fiasco, claiming the software giant should continue providing support for Windows XP and deliver patches for all Windows versions faster, but despite all this criticism, Microsoft remains a well-loved brand. Or at least, this is what a new survey conducted by Morning Consult reveals, with 83 percent of the respondents still viewing the brand favorably a week after the WannaCry outburst started. There are indeed 57 percent of users who said they were concerned about Microsoft products in the future after WannaCry, but on the other hand, 22 percent of them said they weren’t too concerned despite the risks of getting infected. 8 percent pointed out they weren’t concerned at all. The good news for Microsoft is that 39 percent of the people who participated in the survey claimed they still planned to buy Microsoft products, while only 25 percent said they would have second thoughts when facing such a decision. Windows 7, biggest victim of WannaCry Furthermore, a total of 8 percent of the respondents say they are “much more likely” to purchase Microsoft products in the future given the quick reaction of the company to the ransomware, while another 9 percent explained they are “much less likely” do it. “The strength of Microsoft’s brand leaves it largely unscathed by the recent security issue — unlike its tech industry peer Yahoo Inc. After disclosing its own data breach, Yahoo’s favorability fell 10 percentage points, polling shows,” Morning Consult says. “Safety appears to be a top priority for people: Most of those surveyed say they are quick to download the latest security updates and have various passwords across platforms.” For what it’s worth, Windows XP wasn’t the biggest victim of the WannaCry ransomware, but Windows 7, which actually got patches from Microsoft earlier this year on Patch Tuesday. This means that most of the systems that were infected were actually outdated, either due to pirated licenses or because system administrators blocked updates from installing because of various reasons. Source
  23. f.lux for Windows 10 Microsoft launched the Windows 10 Creators Update with a new feature called “Night light,” which is essentially a blue light filter whose purpose is to make working on a PC easier during the night by reducing the amount of blue light generated by the screen. Before Windows 10 got this feature, however, Windows adopters could use f.lux, which was without a doubt one of the best, if not the best blue light filter available not only on Microsoft’s operating system but also on iOS, Android, and macOS. Today, f.lux launched in the Windows Store to become the number one Windows 10 Night light alternative, as it can be downloaded and installed more easily on the new OS. It comes with the same feature package as the desktop version and it runs in the system tray for quick access. No support for Windows phones The app was ported with Project Centennial, and before you ask, no, there is no support for Windows phones. Microsoft suggested that, at some point, its own blue light filter could launch on Windows phones, but with the mobile platform quickly declining, there’s only a slight chance to still see this feature going live anytime soon. As far as the Windows Store version of f.lux is concerned, the app is already at version 4.32 and it comes with a bed time mode that enables the lowest light levels before bed as a result of “an automatic analysis of how light affects your body at different times.” Furthermore, f.lux can work with home smart lights to automatically make lights match your screen. It goes without saying that f.lux is a lot more advanced than the Night light feature implemented in Windows 10, though Microsoft’s version comes with the essential feature package as well. For example, Microsoft allows users to configure Night light to run automatically from sunset to sunrise based on location services, to adjust color temperature at night, or to set hours to have the feature turned on and off without any manual input. Source
  24. Microsoft has filed a lawsuit against a Chinese company that operates an online service that sells virtual gaming currencies, accusing the company of hacking into Xbox accounts and illegally purchasing game coins via the account owners' credit card. According to court documents obtained by Bleeping Computer, Microsoft discovered the scheme last December, when its employees stumbled upon the iGSKY website, where visitors could purchase gaming currency for various console games, some of which were exclusive to the Xbox platform. iGSKY was hacking into accounts using leaked credentials In order to determine the source of these gaming coins, Microsoft's staff performed six test transactions. Following these transactions, Microsoft's investigators discovered that the site's operators — a company named Gameest International Network Sales, Co. Ltd. — had illegally accessed the accounts of other Xbox users from where they purchased gaming currency using the payment card attached to that account. Microsoft concluded that there was no breach of its systems, but the Chinese company had reused credentials leaked in data breaches at other services. In some cases, iGSKY accessed accounts directly, in other cases, they reset the owner's password, after presumably taking control of his email. iGSKY would then transfer these coins to the Xbox account of the person buying "cheap" gaming currency from its platform. The iGSKY platform boasted it could provide cheap gaming currency for the following games: ArcheAge, Black Desert, Blade and Soul, CSGO, Dofus, Dofus Touch, FIFA 14, FIFA 15, FIFA 16, FIFA 17, Forza Horizon 3, Grand Theft Auto V, Mabinogi, Madden NFL 17, Maple Story, MU Legend, MU Origin, NBA 2K17, NBA Live Mobile, NHL 17, Pokémon GO, Revelation Online, Riders of Icarus, Rocket League, TERA, Tree of Savior, Trove, Twin Saga, and Wildstar. Prices for various of these gaming currency packages where almost half of their real prices on Microsoft's site. iGSKY customers used PayPal or direct payment card transactions to handle payments for their illegal activity, leaving a trail that Microsoft could track. Hackers stole over $2 million in gaming currency After investigating past incidents, Microsoft says it discovered nearly $2 million in fraudulent purchases of virtual gaming currencies. The OS maker said it issued refunds for all these transactions. Microsoft has filed a lawsuit in a California court, and a judge has already frozen the Chinese company's PayPal assets. Microsoft's investigators are still working on unmasking the people behind Gameest, iGSKY's operators. Source