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.

Aussie Oddity (Mystery Slowdown)

Dear Fred, A cry for help from a very frustrated
Aussie reader of your excellent newsletter (consistently great stuff, mate).

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“Google Is Not Your Friend”

Fred:
An
interesting article you may want to read if you have not already:

http://news.zdnet.com/2100-9588_22-6034666.html?tag=st.num . I am interested in your opinion on this subject
matter; do you think zdnet is sensationalizing this topic or is this a real
concern?

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Husband’s/Wife’s PCs Don’t Communicate

My computer is running XP Home and my wife’s runs ME. Her PC has a
floppy, a CD drive and a HP all in one printer/scanner/copier/fax. Mine has a CD, a CD/DVD writer and a HP printer.
I would like to have them networked so I can access her floppy, or the
all-in-one when needed.

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Password Frustration

Fred, I’m on my second year Plus! subscription and it’s worth
every penny!

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Windows Disk Management In Win2K

Fred: I run Windows 2000. I keep it updated so it’s as
current as current can get. Your articles about Windows Disk Management
System are exciting and I understand a version of it is available on Windows
2000. But be damned if I can locate it. Can you help? I am a Plus subscriber
and you have been more help to this fumbler than you’ll ever know. Regards,
Ralph Knapp

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Another Clueless Sales/service person?

Dear Fred, Please add my thanks for your
excellent publication. It has a priority to be read when it hits my inbox.

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