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About The “Universal Disk Format”

A reader ran into some issues
involving "UDF" when he was trying to get his CD drives to work with
DMA.(See http://www.winmag.com/columns/explorer/2001/02.htm
)

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I Want My NGI

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.
<g>

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Plus! Password/Site Update

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
Langa.Com.

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Two-In-One Reader Recommendation: Software and Site

Reader Leo Wilson found good
software on a nice site. I’d heard about— and have mentioned— the software
before, but  I’d never seen the site before. After looking, I wish I’d
found it sooner! <g>

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Never Too Late For “System Setup Secrets!”

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
):

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WinME? NotME!

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-)

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Psst! Wanna Peek At Your Online Future?

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.
government sites. 

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Free Registry Primer, and More

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.

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Another Way To Help Defrag (And More)

Jerry Benton writes:

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DIY “Restore CDs”

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.:

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