Author Archives: Tracey Capen

Tracey Capen

About Tracey Capen

Editor in chief Tracey Capen was the executive editor of reviews at PC World magazine for 10 years, from 1995 to 2005. He was InfoWorld's managing editor of reviews from 1993 to 1995 and worked in the magazine's test center and as networking editor from 1989 to 1992. Between his stints at InfoWorld, he was senior labs editor at Corporate Computing magazine.

Questions about new Win7 cumulative update

Microsoft has just released a major Windows 7 roll-up update, designed to make clean installs of SP1 go faster. A Lounge member asks whether others have tried the patch.

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Where is the best place to store passwords?

A Lounge member wants to transfer collected passwords from FireFox to Chrome, but the general consensus is to use a more portable, third-party password manager.

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Win10 might be free, but it’s not always easy

There is a belief that upgrading to a newer OS will clear up problems with the old one. That was one Lounge member’s thinking — until things went wrong.

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Why is Skype flagged as a malicious website?

Lounger macko1944 asks for help with a frequent message from Malwarebytes that the app has blocked a malicious website — Skype.

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