Windows Secrets

Long live audio! Free e-book for subscribers

Most of us have old vinyl albums and cassette tapes that we thought we’d never enjoy again. But in this helpful e-book, Converting Vinyl LPs and Cassette Tapes to CDs and MP3s by Jake Ludington, you get straight-forward solutions to preserve your memories using the playback equipment you probably already own. He rates free and low-cost software that makes it easy for you to convert your LPs and cassettes.

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All subscribers get Cory Doctorow’s new book free

Cory Doctorow is co-editor of Boing Boing, a popular technology blog, and has just released his latest book, Content: Selected Essays on Technology, Creativity, Copyright, and the Future of the Future. You can buy a printed copy for $11 or so, but all Windows Secrets subscribers can get the full, 224-page book as a PDF download for free.

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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
announced
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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