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Log’N’Rock Move Complete!

February 28, 2009

The boxes are unpacked, tutorials are on the shelves, and the staff at Log’N’Rock is ready to go.

Log’N’Rock is dedicated to helping users with computer issues while providing education about Computer Security. The main focus of the site is on Malware Removal & Computer Security related matters. Other help offered includes software, operating systems as well as internet browsers.  Access to our Security Tutorials & Guides is available from the Log’N’Rock Tutorials & Guides links.

If you are having computer problems, expert assistance by trained staff is available at Log’N’Rock for removing malware, computer viruses, trojans, and the like. Operating System, hardware and software assistance are also available.

Although thank you and a smile are always welcome, the help provided is free of charge.

Even if you aren’t having a problem with your computer, stop and in at the Rockin’ Lounge to say, “Hi”.



February 26, 2009

Whoa, what happened here?  What is with the name change?  Simply put, we’re movin’ on.  Yes, you have it.  The staff behind this site is relocating.  We will be known as Log’N’Rock.

The logo here is just temporary to get your attention.  Our star designer will come up with a brand new and exciting look for Log’N’Rock.  We are also planning some redecorating on the forums as well.  After all, why put all of the furniture back in the same place?

It is time for a change and we hope you will join us.  We will “Rock the House” together!

Stay tuned for details of this exciting move.


Windows 7 Editions Announced

February 3, 2009

Although additional “sku’s” are available, Microsoft is anticipating that two versions of Windows 7 will meet the needs of most people. Those two versions are Windows 7 Home Premium and Windows 7 Professional.

According to Mike Ybarra, general manager of Windows (see PressPass), the changes in Windows 7 will be three-fold:

  1. Make sure that editions of Windows 7 are a superset of one another. Thus, if you upgrade from one version to the next, you will not lose features and functionality that was in a previous edition.
  2. Windows 7 is designed so different editions of Windows 7 can run on a very broad set of hardware, i.e., netbooks to gaming desktops. My interpretation is that we should not be anticipating hardware shortfalls in Windows 7.
  3. Communication to make the choices clear.

Following is a description of the Windows 7 versions that will be available:

Windows 7 Starter – Intended for Small Notebooks (Netbooks)

  • Broad app and device compatibility with up to 3 concurrent applications
  • Safe, reliable, and supported
  • Ability to join a Home Group
  • Improved taskbar and JumpLists

Windows 7 Home Basic — Only for emerging markets

  • Unlimited applications
  • Live Thumbnail Previews & enhanced visual experience
  • Advanced networking support (ad-hoc wireless networks and internet connection sharing)
  • Mobility Center

Windows 7 Home Premium — Recommended for most home consumers

  • Unlimited applications
  • Aero Glass & advanced windows navigation
  • Easy networking & sharing across all your PCs & devices
  • Improved media format support, enhancements to Windows Media Center and media streaming, including Play To
  • Multi-touch and improved handwriting recognition

Windows 7 Professional — Home consumers needing additional features and functionality and for small business activities

  • Unlimited applications
  • Ability to join a managed network with Domain Join
  • Protect data with advanced network backup and Encrypting File System
  • Print to the right printer at home or work with Location Aware Printing

Windows 7 Enterprise and Ultimate — Medium-to-large business and enterprise customers that choose to license Windows through Software Assurance

  • Unlimited applications
  • BitLocker data protection on internal and external drives
  • DirectAccess provides seamless connectivity to your corporate network.
    (requires Windows Server 2008 R2)
  • Decrease time branch office workers wait to open file across the network with BranchCache. (requires Windows Server 2008 R2)
  • Prevent unauthorized software from running with AppLocker

Note: Ultimate includes all Enterprise and all Home Premium features, including multi-language packs. Windows 7 Enterprise is available only through Microsoft Volume Licensing

Press Pass:

Remember – “A day without laughter is a day wasted.”
May the wind sing to you and the sun rise in your heart…


What’s New at BFC?

April 7, 2008

Most of the computer forums I frequent are mainly Windows-centric.  BFC Computer Help has added a new twist to the Computer Help & Information forum.  The staff has begun providing information and support for Alternative Operating Systems.

The most recent addition includes a collection of helpful links to an array of topics, including links to Linux support sites, information on dual booting, migrating from Windows to Linux, and much more.  If this is information you have been looking for, see the complete information at Alternative OS links, Info & support sites.  Support for Mac’s & Linux problems and questions are available.


“How Do I?”

April 7, 2008

Hat tip, Roddy32:

MSDN provides a number of “How Do I” videos on various security issues for developers. As described at the site:

Here you’ll find videos that explore a variety of security questions for developers, including encryption, handling attacks, security best practices, and a lot more. New videos are added regularly, so check back often.

You can find the videos at the MSDN Security Development Center.


CoU Sister Site

April 7, 2008

Officially announced today, BFC Computer Help is a sister site with Dozleng aka Calendar of Updates or “CoU”.

  • Announced by Donna here.
  • Index to CoU sister sites here.

If you didn’t already know about CoU, it’s the right time to check them out! Loads of good information is available and you will find several BFC staff members at CoU as well.