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.

FireFox Issues

Fred, let me weigh in on the browser
standards issue. Not only can it be tough to view websites that do not use
acceptable standards, but the code on the pages can actually have an impact
on your hardware.

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Maxthon Browser

Hi Fred, You never fail to provide timely and
informative topics. I can’t imagine running my little LAN without all the
advice and tips I’ve gotten over the years and continue to get from you. You
the man!

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EM? Hmmmmm.

Hi, Fred. I have the impression that you spend a lot of time in
front of computers. I wonder what you do to protect yourself from the
electromagnetic radiation. Peace,
Kuma Bhikkhu

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Firewall Testing Site

Fred, I stumbled across a site which tests
many of the firewalls available today:

http://www.firewallleaktester.com/

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“Rebuttal”

That was the subject of this note from a reader in
response to the item "The WMF Security Flap" in

http://langa.com/newsletters/2006/2006-01-19.htm#4 .

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Question re: CDRW

Have you had any success with the CD RW’s
(re-usable cd’s)? Regards, John

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