In a recent Plus! edition, a reader
recommended several utilities, including a commercial utility that synchronizes
your PC’s clock with any of dozens of time-reporting sites.
Reader David Miller turned me onto
an outstanding security resource that had somehow slipped beneath my radar:
The "10 Ways To Make WinME Run
Better" article ( http://www.winmag.com/windows/features/merunbetter/02.htm
) is generating a lot of email and comments.
Although more and more people are
switching to Windows 2000, the majority of readers of this newsletter still use
Win9x and— as you can see from the amount of time we spend discussing ways to
improve it— it’s an OS that needs a lot of help. <g> That applies to
both the "pure" Win98 versions and the modified version called Windows
Millennium Edition (WinME— see item #1 above).
This question crops up again and
again, so it’s worth a quick refresher:
Our Plus!-edition-only discussion of
Tool Bar Tricks in the last few issues has generated quite a lot of interest and
emails from readers. For example:
In a similar vein, Plus! subscriber
Dave Gmyrek found a free, easy way to access many of the hidden tools included
(but almost never talked about) in Windows 98:
Reader Ross Presser really dug into
his tool bars:
If you’re using Windows Millennium
Edition and aren’t completely happy with it, the article at http://www.winmag.com/windows/features/merunbetter/02.htm
just might show you what you need to unlock WinME’s potential.