(Continued from above item; use all the following as
EXAMPLES that may have to be tweaked to work properly on your specific system.)
Hi Fred! I really enjoy your newsletter. It has been of great
help to me many times over.
We described problems with "Windows Defender,"
the newer and renamed beta of Microsoft Antispyware, in
Hi, Fred, I’ve been looking at some of the
ASPs offering free Java-based online office suites, and they’re pretty
impressive. Google’s purchase of Writely is making news, even though it was
their main competitor, Zohowriter, which performed better on my little
tests. Then this weekend, a newspaper column in the Globe and Mail (Toronto)
put me on to a Korean site named
http://www.thinkfree.com , and it has just blown my mind away.
In the item above, we mentioned Microsoft’s desire to
shift things towards web-based application services. Newer versions of Office
have featured various group collaboration tools, for example, which have shifted
some Office-type activities webward.
Hi Fred: Consider a solution for long-term
safety storage of large volumes of data on magnetic hard drives.
Fred, All of a
sudden, every time I use my SanDisk Cruzer 512mb USB drive, Windows assigns
it the next sequential drive letter? Can you help? Thanks. —Phil
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Dear Mr. Langa,
Great newsletter! I have been a subscriber for some time and have found your
advice very valuable.