Office 2003 Service Pack 3 is out, bringing the security of Office 2007 to the 2003 platform.
But, at the same time, there are a few “gotchas” with Office 2003 SP3 that you need to look out for.
Protecting your privacy is becoming more difficult with each passing day.
Google and other service providers may be recording your Web surfing, but you can easily configure your system to protect against such tracking.
In the first of eight columns on my motorcycle tour of the U.S. and Canada, I describe my
findings with a reader in the American West.
Unfortunately, this reader had a problem with his Temp folder.
Reports of Microsoft’s silent updates published on
20 Windows Secrets raised security questions for many readers.
But with a little bit of know-how, you can keep risks to a minimum when getting updates using Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox.
A silent update that Microsoft deployed widely in July and August is preventing the “repair” feature of Windows XP from completing successfully.
Ever since the Redmond company’s recent download of new support files for Windows Update, users of XP’s repair function have been unable to install the latest 80 patches from Microsoft.
We’ve added special links to help you use Digg, Delicious, Reddit, and other social-bookmarking sites to point to your favorite articles.
If you’re not yet using bookmarking sites, today would be a great day to start taking advantage of the wealth of content they bring together.
Editor-at-large Fred Langa has returned from a 5-month motorcyle tour of the U.S. and Canada. His all-new LangaList Plus column begins today in the paid version of the newsletter.
Rootkits can hide malware and backdoors, but you can use free tools to find out whether your PC is infected.
Today, I briefly review three different rootkit scanners that can help you detect otherwise hard-to-find threats.
In response to my
column, many readers wrote with suggestions about making Windows work the way it did before it got all weirdified.
Several of you recommended a simple, free, powerful, fast Windows Explorer replacement that solves many of your (and my) funky gunky problems. Meet Xplorer².
In this video spoof from the Codename Longhorn era, the former Windows Vista design team traces the steps consumers might take in customizing the user interface. (Everyone loves dogs, right? Right???)