The free and fee-based versions of two easy-to-use utilities can take the pain out of troubleshooting and securing your home or small-office network.
You can control who’s on your network, find the source of connection problems, and share files and printers securely — even over the Internet.
The apps in OpenOffice.org 3 provide the same basic functionality as their Microsoft Office counterparts and offer many enhancements of their own.
Still, just because they’re free doesn’t mean they’re the best choice for everyone, particularly Office-centric organizations.
Don’t tell PETA, but there’s more than one way to skin the XP SP3 cat.
When a service pack breaks your software, sometimes you have to work the solution from the other end.
Ghosts, goblins, and ghouls are poised to haunt your doorstep on Oct. 31 in the innocuous pursuit of candy. But beware! Some of those innocent-looking revelers might just be zombies in disguise, walking the streets on a quest for brains and human flesh. Oh, no! How to tell the difference?
Following Microsoft’s release last Friday of a critical, out-of-cycle patch, only sporadic reports of attacks based on this weakness have been received — but that may not last.
Apply the patch referred to in MS08-067 right away, because Trojan horses that take advantage of this security breach are sure to hit us soon.
We don’t usually publish articles on the 5th Thursday of the month, thinking that that would be a chance to take a much-needed break from our weekly schedule.
A newly announced vulnerability in Windows, however, impelled us to publish a rare
on Oct. 24, and we’re following with today’s special content to bring you contributing editor Susan Bradley’s latest findings on protecting yourself.
No Job? No Prob! is a tongue-in-cheek guide to what to do if you suddenly find yourself without gainful employment. The printed book will soon appear in stores, but for a limited time, all Windows Secrets subscribers are eligible to download an e-book excerpt with four full chapters free of charge.
A remote-code exploit that could spread rapidly like the 2003 MSBlaster worm is putting all versions of Windows at risk.
I recommend that you immediately install a patch that Microsoft has just issued to protect your system from a vulnerability in the Server service.
We’re publishing a special news update today to bring you a bulletin on a serious weakness in Windows.
Susan Bradley, our contributing editor who covers Microsoft patches, has written an up-to-the-minute description of the latest situation, which potentially affects every recent version of Windows.
We received a positive response to Gizmo Richards’ sandboxing-utility review that appeared in last week’s Best Software column.
However, Adam Benson was one of several readers to alert us to the fact that, contrary to what the article stated, Sandboxie does work with 32-bit versions of Vista, just not with Vista 64: