Windows Vista

Windows Vista is an operating system by Microsoft for use on personal computers, including home and business desktops, laptops, tablet PCs, and media center PCs. Prior to its announcement on July 22, 2005, Windows Vista was known by its codename "Longhorn". Development was completed on November 8, 2006, and over the following three months, it was released in stages to computer hardware and software manufacturers, business customers and retail channels. On January 30, 2007, it was released worldwide and was made available for purchase and download from Microsoft's website. The release of Windows Vista came more than five years after the introduction of its predecessor, Windows XP, the longest time span between successive releases of Microsoft Windows desktop operating systems. It was succeeded by Windows 7, which was released to manufacturing on July 22, 2009 and released worldwide for retail on October 22, 2009.

New features of Windows Vista include an updated graphical user interface and visual style dubbed Aero, a new search component called Windows Search, redesigned networking, audio, print and display sub-systems, and new multimedia tools including Windows DVD Maker. Vista aimed to increase the level of communication between machines on a home network, using peer-to-peer technology to simplify sharing files and media between computers and devices. Windows Vista included version 3.0 of the .NET Framework, allowing software developers to write applications without traditional Windows APIs.

Microsoft's primary stated objective with Windows Vista was to improve the state of security in the Windows operating system. One common criticism of Windows XP and its predecessors was their commonly exploited security vulnerabilities and overall susceptibility to malware, viruses and buffer overflows. In light of this, Microsoft chairman Bill Gates announced in early 2002 a company-wide "Trustworthy Computing initiative", which aimed to incorporate security into every aspect of software development at the company. Microsoft stated that it prioritized improving the security of Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 above finishing Windows Vista, thus delaying its completion.

Driver Canon PIXMA iP90 Software Download For Windows & Install

The Canon Pixma iP90 is a smooth, light-weight, go-anywhere mobile inkjet printer that produces full-size documents as well as shade graphics, along with 4×6-inch color pictures. Many thanks to integrated PictBridge and infrared (IrDA) ports, you can print straight from your digital cam, PDA, or cellular phone without a computer system.

Samsung PLEOMAX Webcam Drivers

The Samsung PLEOMAX Pleo Webcams that came out some time ago now are no longer supported by Samsung, in fact it is getting hard to even find much of their existence online. I'm pretty sure we have all the drivers to all the models below, if there is one missing let us know on our Facebook page and I’ll add it as soon as possible. These Webcam were all USB, and should work on Windows 10 without any additional drivers. However, on older operating systems going back to Windows 98SE, ME , 2000, XP, Vista and 7 the drivers are necessary.

Vimicro ZS211 Camera Driver

This is a very common webcam, the Vimicro ZS211 is known under many different names and the specs change a bit between branding. This Chinese camera was made to order in large batches and was branded by company that put the order in, hence why it is under dozens of names.

Netgear WN111v2 - N300 Wireless USB Adapter

The Netgear WN111v2 - N300 Wireless USB Adapter should work on Windows 10 with default Windows drivers, it should also work with default drivers on latest versions of Ubuntu. The adapter was only supported up to Windows 7 via Netgear. Even with Wireless devices being standard in Notebooks, this device should give better range with its built-in antenna.

HP Officejet Pro 8600 Premium Driver

The HP Officejet Pro 8600 Premium version is supposed to be a better version of the Plus model, but from looks at the specs there is little difference and they are both in the same market for small office solutions. Drivers for this all in one device are below and are the same as the Plus version of the 8600. To install the driver simply download the exe printer package to your Windows PC, run the exe and follow the prompts to complete the installation.

 

Acer MTP USB Driver

The Acer MTP USB driver allow the transfer of media including music and video to and from an Acer phone or tablet device running Android or another MTP compatible device. Drivers below go back to Windows XP. Further reading below on MTP.

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