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.

Confused Salesman?

Dear Fred,
As a LangaList Plus subscriber, I always enjoy reading your newsletter and
always find something useful from you or your other readers to try or use on my
computer.  I have a situation I’d like your opinion about.

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OpenOffice Speedup

OpenOffice, from
http://www.openoffice.org/ , is the excellent, free open source office suite
that’s a workalike cousin of Microsoft Office.

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Fred’s Major Brain-Fade

It was late. I was tired. And I screwed up, big time.

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Bad Recommendations?

Hi Fred: I’m curious why you continue to suggest
tools that are no longer "in favor"?

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“Atwpk2t” Trouble

Hi Fred, I’ve been a subscriber for a long time and a
Plus! subscriber for almost two years now–I should’ve subscribed to Plus! much
sooner.

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AOL/Yahoo Will Charge For Email

Fred, Thought you’d like to know about this
new policy that will directly affect your AOL subscribers.

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