Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) Release Candidate

The Windows Vista Service Pack 1 Release Candidate (RC) is now available to the public. In addition to previously released updates, SP1 contains changes focused on addressing specific reliability and performance issues, supporting new types of hardware, and adding support for several new technologies. SP1 also addresses some management, deployment, and support challenges.

For more information on the release please visit these sites.
Overview of Windows Vista Service Pack 1
Windows Vista Service Pack 1 RC Public Availability Program

Spybot Search & Destroy

Spybot Search & Destroy is one of the very first Spyware removers appeared in the computer security field. It has plenty of functions and is absolutely free to use.

System scans are fast and effective. Spybot S&D checks the Windows registry, running processes, web browser cookies, local files and folders. It uses extensive, regularly updated parasite definitions database, which contains signatures of spyware, adware, keyloggers, trojans, browser hijackers and other malicious programs. There are also several other advanced features such as modification of start-up applications.

Forward Slash highly recommends all computer users run regular Spyware scans to help keep your computer and data safe.

Spybot Search & Destroy Site
Spybot – Search & Destroy Tutorial Review
Top Tech News Review

November / December Special – WD 500GB Hard Drive

Western Digital Caviar® SE16 SATA Hard Drive
500 GB, 3 Gb/s, 16 MB Cache, 7200 RPM

For the full specifications of the Hard Drive please visit the Manufacturers Website.

PRICE $160

November Special – Value PC

CPU: Intel Pentium Dual Core E2140 1.6GHz Skt 775
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-9VM900M, Onboard Graphics & Audio
Memory: 1GB DDR2
Hard Drive: 160GB SATA HDD
Optical Drive: DVDRW 20x
Case: mATX Case With PSU
Monitor: 17” LCD Monitor
Other: Internal Card Reader, Multimedia USB Keyboard and Optical Mouse, 2yr RTB Warranty
OS: Windows XP Home or Vista Home Basic


Windows XP Pro Or Vista Home Premium @ $85
250GB IDE HDD @ $40
2GB DDR2 @ $70
19” LCD Monitor@$50
3yr On-SiteUEE Warranty @ $100

Microsoft Office 2007

Office Basic, Office Pro, Office Small Business what is the difference?

This question is often asked by our clients and with the extensive range of office 2007 options available I’m glad that Microsoft have complied a chart to help us all make sense of what we need to purchase.


To see the full size chart click on the image or visit the Microsoft Office Suites site.

Forward Slash is able to provide Microsoft Office 2007 when you purchase a new computer, just ask us about it.

Microsoft offers a 60 day trial version of Office 2007 Professional. It can be downloaded from the Microsoft Office Site or we can provide a copy free of charge.


It’s finally finished and we are proud to present it, so have a look around.

Don’t let your journey stop here though, keep returning to the site because each week new specials will be available.
This news section will always be updated with industry related news, suggestions and helpful tips on how to get the best out of your computer or website.

If you notice any bugs or errors please let us know so we can rectify them.

So once again welcome.

Craig – Forward Slash

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