Fred: I found this site about getting updates
through ISO files.
Hi Fred. Thanks for a great newsletter.
A VPN— a "virtual private network" is a way of
communicating securely over the public internet; even allowing distant machines
to behave as if they were on the same local area network; and with similar
Yes, that looks like a confusing title, but here’s why:
Here’s just one of the real-life issues we face
when buying a new PC
I got some unusual— even angry— emails after reporting on the current,
incomplete (and sometimes contradictory) information Microsoft offers for
the planned roll out of "Vista" and the ramping down of support for its current OSes. One irate
reader even called me a liar for merely reporting exactly what’s on Microsoft’s
own "Product Lifecycle pages," as if I’m making it up! (BTW: That’s why
I include links to this stuff; so you can see for yourself.)
Re ‘registry bloat’ (
http://langa.com/newsletters/2005/2005-10-13.htm#1 ) and registry repair
), I’ve been very happy with ‘TuneUp
Utilities 2006.’ A free thirty day trial is available. At your suggestion,
I’ve run it several times in a row, and I do not get repeat errors, unless I’ve
messed around with the registry one way or another.
Sometimes, in trying to be succinct, I omit some detailed background information so as
not to repeat myself too much. But sometimes I omit too much background
(sorry!). I usually find out by a flurry of emails like this:
Only recently after I took a trip to three Western states have I dabbled into
Just became a Plus subscriber this year and I really enjoy your writings and
appreciate all the information shared.