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.

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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Rated download speed versus actual speed

Lounger cornfield set up a new router; now he wonders why he’s not getting better download speeds. That sets off a discussion about how to measure the download performance you’re actually getting.

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Can older PCs happily run Windows 10?

One of the most common questions asked about Windows 10 is whether it’ll run on aging machines.

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Is Microsoft Security Essentials effective?

Few things in computing generate more discussion than the effectiveness of anti-malware applications.

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