Sometimes the most difficult part of keeping your PC clean is knowing what’s malware — and what’s not.
When you need help identifying suspicious files, expert users on the Lounge make an excellent resource.
- Help needed to remove Kiwee malware
Member sportyjoe found a suspicious program called Kiwee and couldn’t get rid of it. Like most malware these days, Kiwee repeatedly reinstalleditself during reboot. Fortunately, expert advice from JoeP and others gave sportyjoe the solution. More»
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- Flash Player 10 not functioning in Firefox 3.6
Lounger Mark Robbins had a problem visiting familiar Web sites after an Adobe Flash Player upgrade. With help from other members, he found a conflict with one of his security add-ons for Firefox. More»
- IE 8 multiple home page issue (Win7 64-bit)
After upgrading to Win7 from Vista, SamStamport noticed that Internet Explorer Home pages opened differently. Jscher2000 provided the quick-and-easy answer, but several other Lounge members commented on when to use 32- or 64-bit versions of IE 8. More»
Member Steve Weeks is looking for information on updating Windows and asks whether there are better sites than Microsoft’s.
- Looking for independent Windows update sites
- On the network, but no Internet
- Modifying VB code to print a second page
If you’re already registered, you can jump right in to today’s discussions in the Lounge.
The Lounge Life column is a digest of the best of the WS Lounge discussion board. Tracey Capen is technical editor of WindowsSecrets.com.