Windows Secrets
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Microsoft’s little-known note-taker
Our new ‘Index of Reviews’ helps you find what’s best
“Remove Directory”
More On Sound Emulation
“Invisible IE Windows Treatment”
“Great Freeware”
Another “Wrong Way LAN Default”
Excellent Advice From A Reseller
A “Hijack” That Really Isn’t
Saving Complete Web Pages
Laptop Dust, Redux
Malware Boot Camp For All
Free, Powerful GUI-Scripting Tool
Free DOS Helpfile
Outstanding (Free!) Swapfile Resource
Chkdsk/ZoneAlarm Conflict Still Unresolved
FireFox Gripes
More On “About:Blank”
When Is A Byte Not A Byte?
Office 2003 Glitch
BIOS RipOff?
Speed-Tweaking Tool For Notebooks
A hot tip: cook your dinner on your new PC
XP SP2’s Internet Explorer 6
Task Scheduler ‘.job’ vulnerability can silently compromise PCs
Flat-panel wide-screen monitor/TV drops below $500
SpoofStick developer responds to article
Security is .Job No. 3,198,265 in Redmond
Woody’s merges with Windows Secrets
Vulnerability in Shell could allow remote code execution
Vulnerability in HTML help could allow code execution
Vulnerability in task scheduler allows code execution
A KaZaa Lite download link that works
How to overcome update problems updating AVG anti-virus
A surprisingly easy way to become an Einstein
Private file sharing – the next big thing?
Add Google PageRank to your Mozilla GoogleBar
Snazzy PDA cell phone comes with Wi-Fi access
Use your iPod for revenge
Hairy computer threat
Great PC tips book at bargain price
Delete Microsoft’s secret files from your PC
A flash drive watch with street cred
Some good security news
Yet another unpatched IE browser flaw
Cheap way to search your email
Run Microsoft Office under Linux
Remove HomeSearch browser hijack
Free port scanner
Free ISO of SUSE 9.1 Linux
Free utility to backup FireFox
Overcoming the “updating Windows conundrum”
Build a high performance PC for less than $1500
Free utility reveals real HTML links
Wireless networking risks
New search engine targets research
Spam filters compared
Imaging processing tips
Great PDF resource site
Free reminder program
Xandros Speaks!
Free Tool Enables Compatibility Tab
Compatibility Mode Lets Old Software Run
Free Telephony Via Skype
Separate Emails On Multi-User Systems
The “Contig” Defrag Trick
More: “Missing HAL”
Watch Your “SpeedStep”
System Restore Failures (XP and WinME)
More On The New Windows Update
Win98’s 2GB/4GB File Size Limit
WebStrider
Huge USB Keychain Drive? (And An Audio Tip)
Make Icons Transparent (More, Too.)
“Spoolsv” Eats 99% Of CPU Time
Readers Experiment With PC Noise Reduction
The Promise— And Problems— Of The New Windows Update
Best Way To Obtain A Full, Fresh Copy Of The Archives
Replacement UPS Batteries— Cheap!
Reader-Recommended Deletion Tool
Put Page/SwapFile On Separate Partition?
More Code-Loaders
YOU DON’T HAVE TO SHOUT!
Another Free Exit-Windows Tweaker
The “About:Blank” Hijack
ChkDsk Problem With No Cure (Yet)
Migration Hassles
Accidental De-Tuning
Now that’s a horse of a different color
Avoid data loss when you update your Palm
Don’t rely solely on Microsoft’s firstresponse to ‘Download.Ject’
SP2’s Windows Firewall won’t be enough
Brian’s Buzz is renamed the Windows Secrets Newsletter
Nonstandard Data Storage
Free GoBack Boot Record Removal Tool
Who Hosts What?
Rare Question
Win Media Player Errors
Invisible IE Windows
Transfer Wizard Goes Missing
Update Helper
“Some Files Could Not Be Defragmented…”
Right And Wrong Ways To De-Dust A PC
Odd Fix For Warped CDs
Sticky Keys
Direct Fix For Autoplay Problems
Site Move Update; Notify List Server Update
Take “Command” (All Versions Of Windows)
When You Need *Exact* CPU Info…
Free USB Thumb Drives?
Wrong-Way Default Settings For Small LANs
Excellent VPC Resources
More On Drive Letter “Mapping”
Dust And Laptop Fans
Plus! Site Move
A PC “Sandbox?”
Windows Installer Clean Up Utility
Roboform On A Keychain Drive
“Freecycling”
Reader-Recommended Disk Usage Tool
Stealth Filters
And A KeyMapper, Too
“Keyhook” And More
Did The Lights Just Flicker?
Non-Obvious USB Drive Differences
Free Microsoft AutoPlay Repair Tool
Lindows, Xandros Set Free
Free, Pro-Written Password Keeper
Many Useful Items
Resurrecting Dead Drives
Further Authoritative Info On CD/DVD Life
Second Drive Questions
When Update… Won’t
The USB Drive Revolution
Update On Ranganath
USDA classifies frozen French fries as fresh vegetables
How Microsoft lost the API war
Web sites infect IE, no patch yet
The promise of XP Service Pack 2
Major improvements are coming to Brian’s Buzz on Windows
Automate mouse clicks
Create virtual desktops
Customize the Office Places Bar
How to get real x-ray vision
Convert Microsoft Word to Emacs
Use your camera cell phone as a mouse
A new way of visualizing security threats
Planetarium on your mobile phone
New Yahoo toolbar beta detects spyware
New Nokia phone writes mid-air messages
Use Google to search your PC
40GB of portable USB storage
Correction
Flaw in latest Oracle software exposes e-commerce data
Critical flaw in Linksys router
Another unpatched IE flaw?
Unpatched IE flaw leaves all users vulnerable
Free HTTP session analyzer
Free RSS reader offers snazzy interface
Free all-in-one Web server package
Get Xandros desktop OS Linux for free
SpamNet revisited
Simple answer to Outlook annoyance
Manage your favorites for Nix
New version of spybot search and destroy
Unlock mail passwords
How to avoid being scammed
Scan your in-house software for security flaws
Free server side spam filter offers top performance
Build a PC that screams for less than $1000
Bypass annoying Web registration
Free local search toolbar
Comprehensive vulnerability database
FireFox 0.9 released
Yahoo mail offers 100MB
Security sandboxes
KVM Problems
Boost Your Browser’s Connections
More Malware-Removers
Free “RegSeeker”
Free Caps Unlocker
Change “Open With” On The Fly
Find Your Lost “Product Key”
CleanMgr Hangs, Real And Illusory
Extending the Life Of Old Software
Quiet As A Library Whisper!
Best Reg Cleaner, Rescue Tools Ever?
Folders That Just Won’t Delete…
Two Dozen Freeware Tools!
Hyper-Suite of FREE Tools
Anti-Phishing Site, And More
Installing Software In Linux
Needed: More Drive Letters
ZA5 Reactions From Readers—- and from ZoneLabs!
Cool And Quiet: Warm-Weather Follow-Up
Seeking PhotoDraw Alternatives
Best/Safest CDs You Can Buy?
Free Monitor Gamma Tools, And More
About That NUM Lock…
Forced Unlock/Deletions
Free Image Resizer, and Fix
Free Partitioner/Imager
Automatic Windows Setup
Multi-Itemed Taskbar
Remove *Any* Software
Save $500 by changing one byte of code
Fit your windows in any way you want
WinPatrol controls all running tasks
Lock attackers out of your PC
Malware Implants Hard-To-Delete DLLs
Small, Fast, Efficient— and Free!
Front Panel USB Difficulties
Free Tools Save Hours
Dumping RealPlayer
Recovering Deleted/Reformatted Digital Photos
Bypass The Recycle Bin
Kennedy Space Center Blacklisted
New ZoneAlarm Version Disappoints
More Free Password Tools
Locked Out Of IE’s “Options?”
Removing WToolA.exe and siblings
One-Click Automatic XP Optimizations (Free!)
Disk Usage Tool
Win98 Task Killer?
Mining The Menus
Free “SpoofStick”
Registry (And Other) Cleaning, Part 2
Registry (And Other) Cleaning, Part 1
Is .Net Bad?
Page/Swap File Settings In Detail (3)
Page/Swap File Settings In Detail (2)
Page/Swap File Settings In Detail (1)
TweakHound Revised
That PrtScrn/SysRq Key
FavIcon Buglet Still Unsquashed
Unrecoverable Hang At Boot?
Free, Built-In Tool To Wipe Out Old Files
NTFS Encryption (Built Into XP & Win2000)
Monitor Color Weirdness
Keep-Alives Between Different Accounts
Even Faster/Simpler Flash Control
More On Hacker-Proof Data Storage
Spybot 1.3 Finally Out
BrowserTune/HotSpots Site Move
Consensus Emerging On CD/DVD Life
Shutdown Problems In All OSes
Reader Explores Multiple VPC Uses
Surprise Benefit In Zero-ing Out Unused Space
Great Reader Feedback On Linux
College alumnus has the last laugh
Phenomenal update info on 32 Microsoft products
Help system is vulnerable in XP and 2003
Readers find new phishing attacks
Reader Sites!
Get Enfish find for free
Fix the Windows task bar
Enable auto completion feature for Windows XP command prompt
High powered computer maths package for Nix
Free tool allows visualization of relationships
Expert tools for finding stuff on the Web
Run SpamAssassin on Windows
Tension relief for techies
Pop-up blocker blockers
Throw away the fax machine – send faxes via email
Google as a security risk – part II
How to build your own Linux server
Norton Internet security is itself a risk
Critical flaw in all versions of Eudora email client
New phishing scam uses fake toolbar
Vulnerability in Windows help and support center
The fastest Web browser?
Free utility gives access to Outlook PST files
Spyware-free file sharing
A screen saver for techies
Redirect your email for free
Son of AIDA32 born
Choosing between Office 2003 and Open Office
Free PDF conversion
Impressive Windows tips and tricks site
Share files with friends and colleagues
Better way to store your Web-based information
Editorial (the best protection against spyware)
Free, Improved *And Expanded* Excel Encryption Macro
Free, Improved Excel Encryption Macro
Free URLMail Tool
Installing Custom Drivers
Deliberate Slow Downs
Another Free CD Burner Tool
Free Copy Of Visual Basic
Speaking Of Firewalls…
Outbound Mail Filters Needed?
Follow-Up: Linux’s Achilles’ Heel
Another Good Font Fix
Free Hard Drive Tools
AVG Update Update
“Freeware4U”
Convert Your Setup Floppies To CD
Reader Sidelines Linux
Got The Blues? Greens?
Looking for Help With PageFile/Swapfile Sizes
Finding The Worst Space-Hogs
More On Safe (and FREE) Password Storage
The Shining, re-enacted by bunnies
Cut Adobe Reader’s load time by 60%
Sasser worm highlights MS04-011 problems
Hackers grab IE’s address bar
Test and Fix A Minor Archive Glitch
Spyware-Free Download Tool
Free, Automatic Icon Restorer
ID 3,400+ Startup Items
Free CD Burner Software
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“ASP.NET Machine A…”
Upgrading/Replacing A Hard Drive
“Free Software Forever”
The Handy “Run As” Command
19 Ways To Store Passwords— Safely!
Update Re: Delivery
Valuable “Catch All” Sites
Free, Unofficial Win98 Service Pack
“Notify” Edition Improvement
Free “Antique” Tools
Customize Your Internet Explorer
Looks, Acts, Feels Like XP— But Isn’t!
Dueling Firewalls
A Very Unusual Emulator
DOSLife, Saved By Google!
A Grand Experiment, Part Two
A Grand Experiment, Part One
Bad Name, Good Idea
AVG Update Failures
Free Emulator, Extender
Multiboot Manager
Deep Network Refresh Needed?
Beyond System Tools: Old DOS Applications!
Pape Enters High School
Cr*p Cleaner
When The Admin Account Is Invisible Or Locked…
Linux Hardware Support
Nice horn you’ve got there
SBS Windows Server 2003 Registry needs a hack
Free tools liberate Outlook attachments
Patch fixes 14 holes in NT, 2000, XP, and 2003 —but is buggy
IntelliMouse phones home
Google as a security risk
Run Linux and Windows simultaneously
MP3 Wi-Fi arrives
The ten hottest certification courses for 2004.
Finally a use for your Bluetooth phone
Better than Google
All singing, all dancing flash drive
Norton firewall censors Google searches
A 35 gigabyte ZIP drive?
A solution to the problem of line-wrapped URLs
Make Adobe Acrobat Reader load faster
Serious flaw in Realmedia plug-in
Backdoor into Cisco Wireless LAN engine
Hackers release tool to exploit multiple Cisco flaws
OpenSSL flaw patched
Security risk with Sony Ericsson and Nokia Bluetooth phones
Vulnerability in the Microsoft jet database engine
Cumulative security update for Outlook Express (837009)
Cumulative update for Microsoft RPC/DCOM (828741)
Security update for Microsoft Windows (835732)
The best free digital image editor?
The best free Windows network analysis tools
Free Windows audit utility
Free online contacts manager
Free clipboard manager saves data to disk
Excellent set of free PDF tools
Free tutorial makes regular expressions comprehensible
Tools for snooping on the competition
Track down Windows errors
Google popup blocker ranks highly
Office XP SP3 popups driving users crazy
Free GIFs and other art
Help for those switching to Linux
Best free utilities report updated
The most valuable utility on my PC
Cheap, Blank DVD +/-Rs
What’s Beyond “Ultimate?”
Icon Problems In XP, Win98
FileZilla, BitTorrent, etc., For Large Downloads
Memory Aid for Hijack Recovery
Safe Storage For Passwords
Free “PowerToy” For Auto-Logins
Many, Many DOS Resources
AOL Madness (Warn Your Friends)
Linux’s Achilles’ Heel
Bypassing XP’s Logon Screen
Security Settings Gumming Up The Works?
Everything About Linux Printing
Multi-OS Restore Via DVD
Easy Open
New Publication Schedule Posting
Copies Of Old Dos Files/Boot Disks
2K/XP “Indexing Service” Advice
Free Tool Monitors Your Online Use, Costs
GIMP 2.0
Free Drive Tester
Three-Part Problem
Free Linux Documentation
Feedback On Free MS Security CDs
Caches, Batches, and Freeware, Oh My!
More on Virtual PC Technology
The Subservient Chicken
Helping users to not always run as ‘Administrator’
No new security bulletins this month — yet
What’s really going on with Google
They Just Keep Coming And Coming And Coming…
Free Indexed Searching
Two Powerful, Free Tools
Automatically Remove System Restore, Other Tools
Dell Laptop Software
Knoppix-Specific Newbie Help
Low-Tech, High-Efficiency
Free “Taskbar Commander”
Most Exotic Cooling Solution Ever?
XP Service Packs
Virtual Excellence
Outstanding Letter Re: Data Security (Pt 2)
Outstanding Letter Re: Data Security (Pt 1)
Easy Cure For Win2K/XP Profile Problems
Help For Linux Novices
Pop The Top For Cooling?
Any “Magellan” Fans Out There?
Free RAM Testers
Hard Drive Size Confusion
Is “XP” Pronounced “Oink?”
BIOS Optimization Guide
A Good Tool Dies (but…)
More Acrobat Speed-Ups
Free Auxiliary Tool For MBM
Where Are They Now?
Local Search Frustrations
A New, Knoppix-Like Distro
Miraculous Hard Drive Expansion?
A Little Extra Privacy: Clear the Swapfile
Hack Attack Worries
Cloning Folders and More
Windows-Based Outlook Alternatives
Outstanding Printer Tools And Resources
Free Macro Tool
Win98 Shutdowns
Good Site For Partitioning Info
How Often To Reboot or Shut Down XP?
Eder Enters 5th Grade
No-Cost/Low-Cost Ways To Quiet Hard Drive Noise
Fans? What Fans?
“Magnetoids” will be the next “Tickle Me Elmo”
Hot Launch makes complex tasks into short clicks
Changes to security situations might help or hurt you
Office XP Service Pack 3 problems bite users
Xandros/Linux Update
Best Outlook Alternative?
Powerful, Free Synch/Copy Tools
“Locate Link Browser” Error
Dying Floppy
*Nasty* Scam Mail
Image Tool Not Restoring Everything?
Stuck With Messenger?
Wiping Out “Hiberfil”
Cool and Quiet— Part Three
The best Windows driver backup utility
A different way to view file details
The next generation Internet
Deep ear sound impresses
The cheap-micro-drive-from-the-iPod saga
Share in real time
New bus architecture arriving in PCs in 2nd quarter
Narrow your view
Face recognition with a twist
512MB wallets
Mobile printing solution
Update to 2003 ISAPI extension vulnerability
Windows media services bug could allow DOS attack
MSN messenger bug could allow information disclosure
Microsoft Outlook bug could allow code execution (828040)
Bug in WinZip could allow code execution
Easy way to copy and move files
Free utility recovers Linux files
Best free color picker
Easily view Windows XP firewall log
New Mozilla, new name
Display text embedded in binary files
New SpyBot beta
Mother of all motherboard sites
Sounds for Linux
How to make Windows XP run faster
Remove the bloat from Windows
The top 20 Internet security vulnerabilities
DVD compatibility table
Top site for IT white papers
XP questions answered
Another free scumware check
Editorial (paying less for faster Internet)
Anti-Spam/Email-Management Tool
New No-Install Linux Distro
Easy Way To Control Flash
Free File and Email Encryption Tools