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Have you had trouble seeing Cyrillic letters/fonts on Windows 7 (x64 Ultimate in our case)?
Have you seen weird symbols instead of Cyrillic letters in some if not all programs?

The way to fix this is by telling your computer how to handle letters which are not unicode, meaning, to tell the computer that the font which it is showing is in Cyrillic.

October 21st, 2011

How to install Windows 7

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A how-to installation in pictures of Windows 7 x64 bit

I’ll be doing this inside of a virtualbox, but its the exact same thing if its on a real computer.

Step1: load your Windows7 DVD in to your computer and (re)start your machine. If the BIOS settings are set correctly it should boot your DVD instead of your hard disk. If that goes well the installation will begin. For a brief moment you will  see a message saying ‘Loading files’ and then the windows7 logo with ‘Loading’.

You thought having an antivirus system is enough? Wrong!

Most antivirus systems these days barely stop all of the malicious (bad&nasty) software which is floating in the big river called  Internet, such as, but not limited to, trojans, rats, worms, tracking cookies, malware, spam and so on.

Yes, there are plenty of anti virus and anti-malware and anti-whatever, and I’ve tried most of the well known ones. I usually test a dozen of different security enhancing apps each year and these are the ones that you MUST have. And the best part? They are all free (ofc. they have a payed version)! And they are: