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.

Temperature Tools For Dell and Other Notebooks

We linked to a number of different, temperature monitoring
tools for PCs and laptops in "Free Temperature Tools" (
), but Dells are different, with some proprietary hardware. Standard temp tools may not "speak" Dell.

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“Index” = “Oink?”

In "Feed Me! Feed Me Now!" (
), we discussed software that was consuming a reader’s CPU cycles. Here’s
another instance:

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It’s A New Month…

…and right now your chances are the best they’ll ever be! To have a
shot at winning one of three FREE ONE YEAR SUBSCRIPTIONS to the LangaList
Plus! edition I give away each month, just use the following link to
recommend the LangaList. (If your name is drawn and you’re already a
Plus! subscriber, your current subscription will be extended by a full

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Pesty PST Files

Fred…I guess this is my 3 or 4th year as a
Plus subscriber and I have gained TON’s of info from your site…Many, many

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Blocking “Trackers”

I am fed up with all those trackers, which polluted url 
ex tracker.affistat, 6overture etc

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