My first online experience was
20-ish years ago with a 300 bps (that’s 0.3 kbps) acoustic modem I’d clamp onto
the ear- and mouthpiece of my phone. It seemed cool and high-tech at the time.
Ever need to rework a web image or
photo? Have a digital camera, or thinking about getting one? Reader Dave Miller
found a nice site offering some free, high-quality image-processing/retouching
There’s a new a new version
available of the extremely popular "CleanAll" batch file that can
scrub your hard drive clean of huge quantities of files left behind by other
Reader "Skwall" has a
not-so-new system, so he wondered if it was too late to benefit from the current
"System Setup Secret" article ( http://www.winmag.com/columns/explorer/2001/03.htm
I spent the better part of this past
month deep in the guts of WinME— and I gotta tell you, it wasn’t pretty. 8-)
The "Next Generation
Internet" project has been perking along for about 6 years now, and has
generated some very interesting— though largely unknown-to-the-public—
applications and spin offs.
Some of the most splashy and
spectacular examples of applied NGI technology are scattered around various U.S.
To many Windows users, the Registry is
Terra Incognita, populated with DAT files and Hkeys and patches (oh my!).
Indeed, the Registry is not generally well-explained.
But I was poking around in the
Knowledgebase a few days ago, I came across a decent little primer on the
Registry— defining terms, file names, locations, and such. It’s at http://www.microsoft.com/technet/win98/reg.asp
, and is a good way to begin to understand the Registry, or to refresh your
memory quickly if you’re a little rusty. I don’t know when Microsoft posted this
primer, but it still seems mostly current.
Reader Mont Roberts wonders
about creating the equivalent of OEM one-step "Restore CDs" on your
own, with your own choice of files, setup, etc.:
The DNS changes for are wending
their way through the Internet name server hierarchy even as you read this, and
before long, "LangaList.Com" will be open for business alongside