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WHDC White Papers and Documentation

WHDC white papers and documentation for driver and hardware developers
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      White papers, documentation, and other resources for driver and hardware developers from the WHDC Web site.
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      DirectX End-User Runtime Web Installer

      The Microsoft DirectX® End-User Runtime provides updates to 9.0c and previous versions of DirectX — the core Windows® technology that drives high-speed multimedia and games on the PC.

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      Malicious Software Removal Tool

      This tool checks your computer for infection by specific, prevalent malicious software (including Blaster, Sasser, and Mydoom) and helps to remove the infection if it is found. Microsoft will release an updated version of this tool on the second Tuesday of each month.

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      Microsoft Security Essentials

      Microsoft Security Essentials provides real-time protection for your home or small business PC that guards against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software.

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      Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor

      Download and run the Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor to see if your PC is ready for Windows 7. It scans your hardware, devices, and installed programs for known compatibility issues, gives you guidance on how to resolve potential issues found, and recommends what to do before you upgrade.

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