Author Archives: Fred Langa

Fred Langa

About Fred Langa

Fred Langa is senior editor. His LangaList Newsletter merged with Windows Secrets on Nov. 16, 2006. Prior to that, Fred was editor of Byte Magazine (1987 to 1991) and editorial director of CMP Media (1991 to 1996), overseeing Windows Magazine and others.

Start 2016 right with a clean Windows PC

The old saying that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure was never so true as when applied to computing. It’s time for our annual PC checkup. Taking an hour or so now to run through the following steps could save you many hours or even days of troubleshooting down the road.

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VirtualBox: Answers to frequent reader questions

Although Oracle’s free, open-source, virtual-PC application is a great way to safely test drive a new operating system or to keep an old OS alive, some of its complexities can be baffling. Here are answers to some of the most common questions readers have sent in about setting up and using VirtualBox.

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