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  • IMPORTANT Safety Recall News: HP Notebook PC AC Power Cord Safety Recall and Replacement Program Announced August 26, 2014:

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  • Important Safety Recall News: APC, the power protection manufacturer is recalling 15 Millions+ of affect surge protectors for fire hazard.  For more information visit here:

    http://recall.apc.com/en
  • On October 18th, Microsoft will be releasing Windows 8.1 which will be offered as a free update to the current Windows 8 users.  It will be available through Windows Store and new version will also be offered by OEMs preinstalled by manufacturer starting October 18th, 2013.
  • Mcrosoft has announced "End of Support" for Windows XP and Office 2003 as of April 8th, 2014 meaning customers will not receive any more updates and no product support will be provided for these products.
  • When you purchase any qualifying version of Office between 10/19/2012 and 04/30/2013, you can download the next version of Office free of charge, as soon as it's available.
  • "Buy a Windows 7 PC and get Windows 8 Pro for $14.99 Offer" registration site is now available. The support for Windows XP will officially cease on April 8th, 2014.
  • Effective January 2, 2012, Western Digital has revised warranty term for their hard drives (Blue and Green family lines) from 3 years to 2 years.  WD's Black product line remains at five year warranty.
  • Please visit Internet Claim Complaint Center (IC3) to file a complaint if you have became a victim of any cyber/Internet related crimes such as online fraud, computer hacking, identity theft, International Money Laundering, and etc.  Let's fight back and put those "crooks" where they belong - JAIL!

    Are you receiving a lot of junk emails/unwanted junk faxes?  Please report those offenders to FCC and make them to stop illegal activities!
  • HP expands recall of notebook computer batteries due to fire hazard and consumers are urged to recheck notebook models and batteries.
  • The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday approved Intel's $7.68 acquisition of McAfee.
  • If you have purchased a new PC and have purchased a new Microsoft 2010 PKC (Product Key Card) but your PC did not have Microsoft Office 2010 preinstalled, you can download an installation media from following link for a limited time:

    http://office.com/ProductKeyCard
  • Sony is recalling several of its VAIO F and C sereis notebooks because they are at risk of overheating.  Sony has announced that about 535,000 notebooks sold since January could be at risk for the problem, which is caused by an error in the internal temperature management system.  Please visit Sony eSupport website for more information.
  • Microsoft has announced that support for Windows XP SP2 will end on July 13, 2010.
  • Microsoft has announced a new Microsoft Office 2010 Technology Guarantee Program .  This program will allow those customers who purchase qualifying Office 2007 product between March 5, 2010 and September 30, 2010 to download new Office 2010 version at no additional cost.  For more information, visit here.
  • Microsoft will end support for Windows XP SP2 and Windows Vista on July 13th, 2010.
  • Lenovo had issued a Battery Recall Program for six of its popular ThinkPad models (R60, R61, T60, T61, X60 and X61).  If you own one of above models and want to find out if your system batteries need to be replaced, click here for an automated Battery Diagnostic Tool.
  • Microsoft will end support for Office 2000 which was launched in June, 1999.  After July 14th, 2009, no more security updates or support will be available for users of Office 2000 suite.
  • Visit Joe Stewart's Conficker Eye Chart webpage to see if your system has been infected with Conficker worm or not.
  • Software piracy equals lost wages, lost jobs, and unfair competition most importantly it hurts you - our clients!

    If you believe that you've become a victim of software piracy, please report to Microsoft Anti-Piracy Hotline or Business Software Alliance.