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A New Zealander’s Monthly Maintenance Ideas
Free Tech Books Online
New XEN Tweaker/Tuneup Tool
… And Info On Time-Delay Popups
Two Reader-Recommended Popup Stoppers…
Small Network Refresher
Lost Your CD ROM Access?
Last Week To Enter May’s FREE Drawing
Easy 2-Way Synching
HotMail Emulates Yahoo’s Privacy Breach
Very Nicely-Done Security Resource
The “S u l f n b l k” Hoax Resurfaces With New Name/File
*Must Have* Freeware
“Extended Issue?”
Old (Win95!) And New (XP) Power Toys
Five FREE Firewalls!
The Case Of The Possessed PC
K L E Z Gets Worse And Worse
Setting Mistakes In Stone?
Better Than “CrazyBrowser?”
Linux, “Just Like Mom Used To Burn”
Other TLAs Draw Comment, Too
KVM Fans Emerge From the Shadows
Improving Fast Find and System Restore
Free Setup Program, Free Update To “Favorites”
Tons Of Free Scripting Resources
Free LangaList Plus! Subscriptions— For Life!
Over Two Thousand, And Counting…
K l e z Worms From People You Never Heard Of?
Worth Tuning?
“RadLight” Malware Deactivates Spyware-Removal Tool
“Weird Problem” Solved!
Real-Life Example Of WPA Running Amok
Small Acronyms, Big Helps
Free CD-R Samples And 10% Discount
“Splitter” For Large Files And Directories
Curing Windows Update Problems
“Handy Little Piece of Freeware”
More On XP Password-Expiration Woes
Spyware And Worms And Trojans, Oh My…
Want $10,000 To Spend This Summer?
Weird Problem
Search Engine Snooping?
More On System Resource Issues
Reader Was A GPS Pioneer
Free Security Tips and White Paper Available From PestPatrol
More WPA Workaround Info
A Free And Safe Registry Editor
Free, Save-Your-Butt Partitioning Tools
“Invasion of the Browser Snatchers”
K l e z Problems
Karl Foster Got A Free $30 Gift Certificate. Want One?
Password Expiration In XP
New Letter From Derlan
… and “Resource” Use
CPU Use…
Excellent GPS Feedback
More Great Uses For Old Hardware
AOL And Other Modem Fixes
Safer Registry Tweaks
Cool 2K/XP TaskBar Toy/Tool
Free “Driver Detective”
Freeware From An Unexpected Source
Does Restoring A Backup Trigger WPA?
Selective Popup Blocking
Highly-Recommended Popup-Stoppers
Your Next Essential Travel Tool
StopThat Awful Modem Screech…
Free Zip-Tools
Pro-Quality Freeware
Good Uses For Ancient Hardware
Workaround For “Password Not Valid…”
Automatic Power-Off From DOS
SpamCop Thinks I’m A Spammer?
PopUp Stopper Method #2
PopUp Stopper Method #1
IE6 Security Hole
Free MultiLingual Fonts
Backup Tool Modification
Another Free “Desktop Expander”
Run Microsoft Office On Linux, With No Windows
XP’s “Recovery Console Life Saver”
Meet Little Macy-Jean Calinawan
More Re: “Shortcut Arrows Reappearing”
“Securing Windows”
Good Cookies?
Tons Of “Firewall Feedback”
Outstanding (And Exhaustive) Spyware Resource
Troubleshooting Problems With Word
“Answers That Work”
New IRC, AIM and Email “Blended Threat” Worm
Shortcut Arrows Reappear?
How To Remove IE Content Advisor Password
Bugs and Beacons: Bah!
Spying At Public Kiosks & PCs?
Virus *Re*-Infection
Alternate Source For “NewDeal”
Live Stripper
Fred Treads On Thin Ice
Update to “Free Favorites-To-HomePage Converter”
And Speaking Of Patches…
Free “Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer”
Speaking Of Google…
Time Out! (Finding Old WinMag Articles)
Readers Suggest Sane Approach To Filters
New Life For Older Systems
Remember The “Visual Thesaurus?”
Two Interesting Google Items
Free “FuzzPad” Aids In Learning HTML
Free “StatBar”
“Fred, Stop B*tching About SPAM…”
Using Kazaa? Watch Out!
“Yahoo Service Changes Baffle Customers”
Clean*.bat Takes Off
More Filter Weirdness
Has This Information Been Useful?
Download A CleanXP Template
Now Add SageRun
Extending The Commands
Cleaning the Temporary File Areas
SageRun Completes the Picture
Sageset Unlocks CleanMgr’s Power
Advanced Cleanup: Other Versions Of Windows
Advanced Cleanup Batch File For Win9X
Basic Cleanup: All Versions Of Windows
CleanAll Updated
The Evil Of Silent Censorship
Reader-Created Startup/Process Tools
Free Link-Shortener
Even Better(?), 100% Free Office Suite
Share Bookmarks/Favorites Among Different Browsers
Separate Tips for Win2K and Word2K
Accessibility Options In Windows XP
Updates to “CleanAll/9x” Coming
AOL To Users: Do As I Say, Not As I Do
McAfee’s Forced Upgrade?
100% Legit, Partial Workaround For Product Activation
Free, “EasyOffice” Suite
Increase Safety With XP Custom Accounts
Reader Rave Re: Email Notification/Retrieval Program
Where Did “SYSOC.INF” Go?
Reminder: If You Need To Change Your Email…
ATTBI’s Email Fine-Print Gotcha
Free Email Providers Going Away
Free, Automatic Updates From The Knowledgebase
A Support Tech ID’s Performance-Killing Software
A Search Trick For Your Favorites
Serious Tool With Toylike Name
Cheap, Cheaper…
Historical Footnotes
“…the most user friendly search engine in the world”
Meet Reyna, Newest Member Of The LangaList Family
Rosetta Stone For Outlook Email Filters
Slick and FREE 3-D Visual Trace Route Tool
Free OSes / Windows Alternatives
PestPatrol Update And Private Discount Offer
More “Favorites” Tools; Record-Breaking Downloads
Freeware To View All Stored Passwords
Free Way To Turn Caps Lock Into A Shift Key
Steve Gibson A Fraud?
XP & NTFS Reader Tips
Anti-Spam & More
Many Flavors Of FindFast— All Less Than Wonderful
A Non-Boneheaded Blocker Site?
Exploring Windows Alternatives
DVD and CDRs Demystified
Reader-Recommended Linux Resources
Free “Mail2txt” for Eudora
An Anonymous Warning
Avoid This Fake Microsoft Security Patch
How To Clean-Install IE6 On XP
Free Favorites-To-HomePage Converter
Another Free Process Viewer/Killer
Excellent, independent Support Site
How Just About Anything Works
Last Item On Weird Washings
Free Web Server Snooping Tool
… And An Old Kind Of Scumware Returns
A New Scumware Source Emerges…
Feedback on “Ethical Hacking”
Ethical Hacking?
Restoring Lost “AutoRun” Function In WinME (and 9x?)
Easy Way To Un/Re-Register Software Components
“Sneaky Mail”
Easiest Win9x Startup/Shutdown Screens Ever?
O&O Defrag
A Fix For That Bad Intel Driver Update
More Floppy Info
“The Ultimate Freeware Dial Up Enhancer?”
How To Modify Your IE Security Settings
Can Using A Freely Available PC Utility Get You Fired?
A Content Filter That Actually Works?
Easily Set— And Change— Your Default Browser
Dazzling Visual Tool Shows Word Relationships
A Boatload Of Freeware
Always Check The “Custom Install” Options
Last Day To Enter February’s FREE Drawing
We Warned You: Win95 Support Is Now Gone
Jargon And Acronyms Defined
Store-Bought PCs For Less Than Build-It-Yourself?
Other Ways To Rate Vendors
It’s Back From The Dead!
Free Toolbox For Tweakers
Comprehensive Process-Sniffing (Free!)
Update About Suradon Janno
Rabid Hardware
Last Week To Enter February’s FREE Drawing
“Microsoft Security” = Oxymoron?
Media Player Snooping?
RIP ResellerRatings
AOL & Netscape Also Bypass Your Security Settings
Free IE Booster
Free AntiVirus Tools
Reader Declares War on Startup and Background Processes
SMNP XP/2K Security Patch Released
It Was Inevitable— WPA Is Now Fully Cracked
“Is [X] Safe To Delete?”
More Downloadable Microsoft Updates
MSN Messenger Worm
Command Line & Batch Options In XP
More Broadband Shenanigans
Feedback On Cheap ($77!) PCs
Private Discount Again Available On PestPatrol
Non-Microsoft Source For Windows Updates
Create, Edit And Securely Transmit PDF Files— For Free
Want A Different Address?
Want A Different Format?
Newsletter DataBase Update
Windows Update Woes
Identifying Mysterious “Services”
More Password Revealers/Retreivers
Bumper Crop Of Scumware
Startup Screen Mods for Win98 + XP
Comcast Snoops, Repents
The $77 PC
Free “Simple Administration Utility” For NT (+2K/XP)
Free Tool To Extend MSN Messenger
A “Thank You” Letter From Pape Tanor
LangaList Plus Database Maintenance Coming!
An XP/Win2K Bug, And Solution
“Digital Democracy”
Speaking Of ZoneAlarm…
“Outpost” Firewall Nears Completion
Hard Problems With Floppy Drives
Last Words On WPA
Manage Your Favorites… Visually
Free ICQ Security Software
Another Personal SMTP (Email) Server
More Password-Recovery Tools
Free Photo/Image Editor
Want $10,000?
Roll Your Own Help Files, For Free
Dead Floppy?
Boneheaded Blockers, Redux
Steve Gibson’s Free “Wizmo”
WPA Lockout Workarounds
Free VBS Defrag Helper
More Hardware Snooping— Without Opening Your PC’s Case
Boneheaded Blockers
Almost 500 Free Downloads From Microsoft
Free “Encrypted File Transfer Protocol”
Making “Smart Tags” Stupid
Recovering Forgotten Passwords
Identify Mystery Hardware Without Opening Your PC
Tools Specifically To Detect/Remove VX2-Type ScumWare
Free Tool Finds Spyware Others Miss
“Legal Defence Fund Ware”
Netscape Security Flaw
LavaSoft Resurfaces… Again
Free Filtered Searching Of Vendor Sites
Alas, “Smart Tags” Alive And Well
VX2 Crawls Under Its Rock
More Tools For Managing IE Favorites
Free Extension For Patrick Deal’s Search Bar
Intellisearch Bar 2.0
A New, Powerful Free Search Toolbar
Plus! Edition Special Focus: Free Search Tools
Quiet Down Your PC’s Fan(s) For Free
IBM Deskstar 75GXP Class-Action Lawsuit
Another Free Win2K Defrag Tool
Access Your DBX files— Without Outlook Express!
Even More “ScumWare” To Watch Out For
“Spyware At Its Worst”
Auto-Validate Your IE Favorites List
Last Week To Enter January’s FREE Drawing
More On Getting your Own Domain— Even For Free!
Free Reg Tools/File Tools for All Versions Of Windows (Incl. XP)
Symbols, Explained and Identified
Free “Anti-Parasite” Browser Check
Turn A PlayStation2 Into A Linux PC?
Eighteen Months And Counting…
XXCopy Fan Replies
Reader Defrag Tips And Info: Win2K
Reader Defrag Tips, Info, Feedback
Readers React: “Your PC As PaperWeight”
On Viewers, Editors, and Tag Line Generators…
Nice Security Collection
Free, Easy Cleanups In Win2K and XP (and Win98!)
Ultimate Boot Disk?
What’s Churning Your Hard Drive?
A Monitor Testing Tool; A Free Cooling Fix
Security Problem In Windows Media Player
Super-Simple Defrag Automation
January’s XP Surprise: Your PC As A Paperweight
Cool, Deep-Geek Way To Modify Any Program’s Behavior
Random Tagline Generator For Your E-mail Signature
Surprising Alternative Way To Preserve Factory Setup
The LAST Item On Backups (for a while )
Thumbs-Up For “Spam Weasel”
Preserve Your Warranty By Preserving Your Factory Setup
More On Voiding Warranties
New, Free Chat Client
Free Benchmark/Diagnosis Tools
Microsoft “Obsolete” KB items and files FOUND!
PestPatrol Update And Private 20% Discount Offer
Often-Overlooked Hardware Speedup
What “Network Connection Icon?” (For Win9x/2K/XP)
Free Personal SMTP (Email) Server
Make Win98 Look Like XP
Does Partition Magic Void Warranties?
Need A “Spam Weasel?”
Mea Culpa: A “Plan B” Omission
“PC Tutorials Everyone Can Understand”
Nifty, Free “Replicator”
New Version of Cacheman
Easy Fix For Sloooooow Launching XP/2K Apps
Free “NoHTML” Converter For Outlook
Free and Easy Way To Monitor Your Active Ports
Tools That Migrate/Morph In XP
Free Email Previewer/Screener For Outlook
Tons Of Freeware & Shareware
For Experts: Free Do-It-Yourself NTFS Drive Imaging
Return Of The S u l f n b k Hoax
Q&A With Founder Of “Lindows”
“Scrap Windows?” (Plus: Security Patch info)
Bad XP Advice Making The Rounds
Screening Out Dangerous File Extensions From Email
Freeware To Edit Auto-Saved URLs
Free and Easy Browser SpeedUp
Free! “Empty Temp Folders”
Start The Year Richer!
LavaSoft’s Disappearing Act
Backups Via The Web?
But EXACTLY What Needs To Be Backed Up?
New Ways To Access “Backups” Article
10 Resolutions For Better Computing In 2002
End-Of-The-Year Plus! Edition Housekeeping
Fast, Easy Backups For Win98 / ME / NT / 2K / XP
Bloatus Maximus
Manually Changing Outlook’s Attachment Filters
Glad I Asked About SecureAge!
Free Download! Search Tool And Enhancement!
Alternative Free PC Audit Tool
New, Free and *Fast* Firewall Tester
Saving Updates To Disk
Easy, Free “Drive Rescue”
Some Sites Really *Are* Dead…
Digging Information From Stubborn Sites
Rethinking “Software Bloat”
A Pay-As-You-Go ISP
Free Encryption/Security Tool
How To Track Down A Scammer
“Tweaker Maniac” Strikes Again
Access 1400 Search Engines, Worldwide
Make Yourself Immune to Email Changes
More On Removing Orphan DLLs
More Elaborate Win2K, NT and XP Startup Disks
“Simple Boot Disk” Vs. Win98/ME “Startup Disk”
Mo’ Betta Tweaks
Useful, Free Small Utility With A Great Name
Reader Pick: ClipCache Plus
Free Tool Is An Odd Hybrid
“Unable to Open a Link in New Window in Internet Explorer”
Free PC Software Audit
Mike Mullen Got A $30 Gift Certificate. Want One?
Clever Way To Grab Old Drivers, Etc.
“A Great Outlook Patch Nobody Uses”
The DMA Matryoshka
Not A Tweak, But A Double XP Surprise!
10 Tweaks To Make Windows XP Run Better
Are Nonstandard Web Domain Names OK?
Not Just Free— Priceless!
Opera Browser Security Trouble?
Ethical Conundrum: A Governmental Trojan
Nice (Free!) Email Security Testing Tool
A Malevolent “ShieldsUp?”
A DMA “Doh!”
Mobile Rack Storage?
What About “Go Back” and “Restore” Tools?
PestPatrol Update And Private Offer
Fix Your Own Printer
What’s Inside Your Keyboard? (yuk!)
Two Free Auto-Update Services
Lawyer Replies to “Software Gestapo”
A Tweak By Any Other Name…
You Get To Pick The New Langa.Com Graphics!
Last Day To Enter November’s FREE Book Drawing
Strange Speed Test
Thanks For The Memory (Chips)
Powerful Freeware Email Client
Reader Backup Response
Trojan/Worm Attack!
Two Free Downloads For Outlook (Not Outlook Express)
Time To Change Your System Battery?
A PinPoint Pan; and Free Diagnostic Utilities
Orphan DLLs?
A Hit And A Miss Re: XP
The Return Of TweakIE
Last Week To Enter November’s FREE Book Drawing
Backups, Part Two: Big Drives And Automation
Backups, Part One: “Shadow” Failures
Alert: “Critical” Media Player Security Problem
Yes Or No: Upgrade To XP?
More Free Outlook Express Resources
Letter To You From Pape Tanor
Free And Better Than “Net Detective”
More On Browser Cache Size
WinDoctor/DI5 Conflict?
Nice Tune/Tweak Addition…
What About Backup To/From Tape?
The 10 Best & Worst Things About XP
Backing Up OE Files
Nice (Free!) Windows Navigational Add-On
Frustrated by Outlook’s Email Attachment Filters?
Outlook Express + McAffee = Lost Mail?
How Much Browser Cache Is Too Much?
Spread The Word!
“Do You Recommend Norton?”
Even Cheaper Linux CDs
Security Patch SNAFU #2
Security Patch SNAFU #1
Don’t Shoot The Messenger!
Navigation ShortCuts on the Toolbar
Hard-Core Way To Ensure CDRs Can’t be Read
Pro/Con Re: Counterattacking Spammers
Easily ID Mysterious Startup EntriesĀ 
Argh! It’s The Return Of Evil NetBEUI!
What’s “WNAD?”
Eradicate IE
Lies, Damned Lies, and Benchmarks (Part 2)
Lies, Damned Lies, and Benchmarks (Part 1)
High-Risk Security Problem— With No Good Solution!
Product Activation Now Hacked, Too
More On *Washing* Your Electronics!
Recovering 100MB Of Netscape Bloat
Software Gestapo
New Linux Version (Free, As Usual…)
Karen Kenworthy Releases New Free Software
A Good Non-Microsoft Resource Re: XP Compatibility
In Fairness: Ten Things I *Like* About XP
XP Performance By The Numbers (Part 2)
XP Performance By The Numbers (Part 1)
Passport “Wallets” (And Credit Card Info) Easily Stolen
A Letter For You From Derlan
Pros and Cons Of A Popular Free Anti-Virus Tool
“Wilbur” Indexes Your Hard Drive For Free
File-Type Hassles?
Who’s Reading Your Old CDRs?
Paulo Breim Got His $30 Gift Certificate. Want One?
More on Port Probes And Online Security
Patches, We Got Patches…
Useful— And Interesting— Pages From the Past
Bye-Bye Direct Cable Connection? Peer To Peer?
The End Of Anonymous Surfing?
Restore Mangled Disk Partitions, For Free!
Free— Nearly Every Browser Ever Made!
Run Your Normal Windows Apps… On Linux?
XP PowerToys
Cool Linux Toy/Tool
It’s a new month; new chances!
You Killed It!
Take Your PC Into The Shower?
Broadband Follow-Up
Last Days To Enter October’s FREE Book Drawing
An XP/IE “Phone-Home” Issue
Making XP More Secure
XP Pre-Installs Have Their Own Problems, Too…
Fred’s XP Upgrade Advice
XPeriment #2: A Dell 550MHz PIII
XPeriment #1: A Micron 1.2GHz Athlon
XP: Upgrade Facts And Fictions
Special Focus: Windows XP
More Windows Explorer Replacements
IE6 Install Gotcha?
A List Of Lists
Last Week To Enter October’s FREE Book Drawing
Is “Net Detective” Snake-Oil?
More Boolean Searches (Some FREE)!