Windows Secrets

Windows Secrets & Support Alert using a shorter name

The temporary logo (shown at left) that we’ve used for the past two months was created when the Support Alert Newsletter merged with the Windows Secrets Newsletter in July 2008. As was
on July 9 by the editor of Support Alert, Ian “Gizmo” Richards, our long, transitional name is being shortened to simply Windows Secrets as of today.

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Get an exclusive excerpt by Fake Steve Jobs

There are only a few more days for our readers to get an exclusive excerpt from the new paperback edition of Options: The Secret Life of Steve Jobs.
Written under the pseudonym of Fake Steve Jobs (who’s been revealed as Forbes editor Daniel Lyons), the book is an uncensored fantasy inside the mind of one of the world’s showiest CEOs.

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Bootable rescue CDs can fix your damaged Windows

When your system is so corrupt with malware that it becomes unstable or won’t even boot, a bootable rescue CD can give it the scrubbing it needs.

The free anti-malware rescue CDs I describe today have all the tools you need to remove viruses and restore Windows’ health.

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Support Alert has merged with Windows Secrets

Ian “Gizmo” Richards, left, the former editor of the Support Alert Newsletter, is the new senior editor of a larger, combined publication: Windows Secrets & Support Alert. (This unwieldly name will be shortened after a transitional period.) Merging the two publications into a single effort gives us more free time to write new stuff for you, our readers. All of the old Support Alert articles are now posted at See today’s
for details.

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Support Alert is merging with Windows Secrets

The Support Alert Newsletter will merge with the Windows Secrets Newsletter on July 24, creating a combined readership of more than 400,000 (see my
column). The editor of Support Alert, Ian “Gizmo” Richards, has prepared for us a special get-acquainted gift: 9 Free Programs Every PC Should Have, an all-new e-book.

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A bigger, better newsletter with Support Alert

I’m extremely proud to say that Windows Secrets is joining together with the Support Alert Newsletter, a major tech publication.

When our two newsletters merge on July 24, we’ll reach over 400,000 subscribers in total and add new content from one of the world’s best sources of Windows software reviews.

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Six days left to get secret Internet history

On the Way to the Web: The Secret History of the Internet and Its Founders (photo, left) won’t be available in stores for weeks. But Windows Secrets readers can get the best chapters now, until July 2. —Brian Livingston, editorial director

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