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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.

Newsletter delivery issues

Some Windows Secrets readers continue to have problems receiving the Windows Secrets newsletter. In most cases, delivery interruptions are due to email anti-spam services blocking the newsletter.

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More on cracking browser-stored passwords

Reader Martin Thelen sent in a link to an interesting article on cracking the passwords many of us store in our browsers. The story was published June 2013, so it’s not completely up to date. But it’s a valuable — though somewhat technical — discussion about the password security of Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Firefox.

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Windows Secrets goes on holiday-season break

The Windows Secrets newsletter staff is taking its annual holiday break. Like most of you, we look forward to visits with friends and family.

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Young guns debut at the 2013 America’s Cup

With the completion of the Louis Vuitton challenger series, this year’s America’s Cup sailing races are well underway in San Francisco, Calif. Sadly, we can’t be there because of our newsletter deadlines. Fortunately, there are plenty of YouTube replays.

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Celebrating over nine years of Windows coverage

This is the 400th issue of Windows Secrets. For nearly a decade, the Windows Secrets Newsletter has provided news and tips on the world’s most popular operating system.

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Flying on water: Not your father’s sailing race

It’s time for the America’s Cup, sailboat racing taken to the outer limits. This year, San Francisco hosts the Louis Vuitton/America’s Cup venue, as fabulous a setting as you could ask for.

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Taking back full rights and control of your PC

The frustrations of personal computing can be endless. But one of the top annoyances is being told by the PC you own that you lack sufficient permission for some basic task — or any task.

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Base-jumping the world’s tallest peak

This was a year for records on Everest. Among them, Russian Valery Rozov made the highest base jump.

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Windows Secrets’ mission has always been to serve the needs of its readers. To help keep Windows Secrets relevant, we ask readers to join our annual Windows Secrets readership survey.

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