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  • Windows Vista: the new interface

    The moment Windows Vista starts, some of its biggest changes are in plain view: the new interface is distinctive and eye-catching. Colours are subtler and the overall…

    £99 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Windows Vista: Security Center

    Following years of criticism about Windows security, Microsoft had promised that Vista would be the most secure OS it had produced. This goal seems to have been met –…

    £99 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Windows Vista: search and networking

    Search is one of Windows Vista's greatest strengths. Finding files using a built-in Windows tool has never been so simple. You'll be constantly using search in…

    £99 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Windows Vista: bundled applications

    Simply opening and closing windows and tweaking your system gets dull after a while. Windows Vista includes far more built-in applications than Windows XP while…

    £99 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Microsoft Zune review

    The timing of the Zune's appearance in the UK remains shrouded in mystery. Are European consumers missing out on a gadget that's, well, unmissable? Not exactly.

    Score - 5 out of 10

  • Encyclopedia face-off: Britannica vs Encarta

    We tested Encyclopædia Britannica 2007 Ultimate Reference Suite and Encarta Reference Library 2007 to find the best DVD-based encyclopedia.

    £40 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Windows Media Player 11.0

    In the first UK review, we look at how Microsoft's new version of its media software stacks up against iTunes.

    Free

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends

    Fans of Rise of Nations will find plenty to sink their teeth into here. But if you're new to the series, or to the real-time strategy genre, getting acquainted with…

    £34 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Remote Keyboard for XP Media Center

    Take a look at the (deep breath) Microsoft Remote Keyboard for Windows XP Media Center Edition, and you have to admit it has a certain pizzazz. But then, this is no…

    £100 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Visual Studio 2005 Express

    The latest release of Microsoft's Visual Studio has come with a surprise: a release of separate Express editions of its main development tools that are available for…

    Free

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Microsoft Windows 7 Security Edition review

    We take a first look at the Release Candidate for Windows 7 Security Edition. Where other versions have promised enhanced security, this version could even deliver.

    Free

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Microsoft Works Suite 2006

    The 2006 version of Microsoft's budget-friendly alternative to Office brings some hefty software into the mix. Reading the list of applications brought to mind a line…

    £70 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Microsoft Office 12.0 Beta 1.0

    A completely new interface, a totally new file format – but will Office 12.0 have any new features? How about better charts and graphics, time management,…

    Free

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Age of Empires III

    Truth be told, PC Advisor had a bad time learning about history at school – we never saw the point of reading about agrarian policy when there were all those juicy…

    £30 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000

    Split keys: you either love them or hate them. The ergonomic design, built to reduce RSI and enhance your comfort, can take some time to get used to, but after going…

    £50 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Wireless Laser Mouse 6000

    Sporting five buttons, four-way scrolling facilities, a sharp 'moonlight silver' design and a decided lack of wires, Microsoft's Laser Mouse 6000 is a classy piece of…

    £31 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Microsoft Xbox 360 review

    It was way back in November 2001 that Microsoft put its money where its mouth was and launched the big black Xbox into the world. Spin on four years and the firm is…

    £170 inc VAT

    Score - 10 out of 10

  • Microsoft Dungeon Siege II

    When we reviewed the original Dungeon Siege three years ago we were bowled over by its graphics, addictive gameplay and absorbing plot line. So we have been eagerly…

    £27 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Internet Explorer 7.0

    We put Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 to the test.

    Free

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Windows XP Professional X64 Edition

    Cast your mind back to September 03 and you might remember AMD's shock announcement that it thought we were all ready for 64bit computing. AMD put its money where its…

    £99 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10



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