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Windows’ Free Disk Management Tool
More flaws emerge in Internet Explorer
Exploiting the discovery of exploits
My list of must-have Windows utilities
Has Microsoft’s patching earned your trust?
Stop Windows’ 10-minute reboot reminders
An Overzealous Spring Cleaning
Installer Errors— And Repairs!
More Hexes On Fred
A Hex On Fred
Perfect AntiSpam Storm
Handy Wattage Estimator
“High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection”
“File Not Suitable?”
Battery Care And Feeding
RATs In Her PC
Another Hidden Gem: The Windows Disk Management Tool
Free Cleaner
Questions re “Net Detective” and Archives
More On OEM/Retail Software Pricing
External Drive Checklist
New Motherboard Needed?
“Locking” A Drive?
What Kind Of Video Card?
UPS Power Consumption
IE7 Beta Report (And An XP Tip)
Free “Windows Defender”
New To “Always-On” Connection
The best free video conversion program
A free utility for customizing the Places Bar
How to work with audio CD .CDA files
How to speed up your BitTorrent downloads
Hidden Firefox/Mozilla options
SpyBot’s Teatimer explained
How to trace an email
Practical how-to meditation guide
RAW format explained
Modifying your iPod
Charge your cell phone or iPod anywhere
Azureus BitTorrent v2.4 released
New version of top free RSS reader
Top process viewer updated
New preview version of Opera 9
The fastest browser now updated
Firefox v1.5.0.1 released
Microsoft OneCare public beta
Microsoft Antispyware beta 2 now available
Free utility allows voice based logon
Free utility helps create a perfect group photo
Free service rates Web site safety
Get JV16 PowerTools 2006 for free
Free utility improves your Wi-Fi security
How to send an SMS text message via Google
Rootkits – The Musical
How to uninstall Internet Explorer 7 beta
Outstanding set of free Web development resources
The ultimate shared Web calendar?
Google introduces chat from within Gmail
VPN the easy way
Smart cookie management
The best BitTorrent list
How to surf with complete security, part 2
Open Office Help Needed
Solvent Question Answered
Last Word (?) On De-Cluttering Context Menus
The End Of “EndItAll?”
Confused Salesman?
IE Tab Add-On For Firefox
Tax Software Security?
How Long Should An OS Install Last?
Tragic Consequence
Deep-Geek Tools For Even Non-Geeks
Unpatched flaws threaten Windows users
Judging third-party patch practices
How to restore with confidence
I’m a little 0x80242006 today
Readers respond on Deep Six spamwall
Best free parental filter
Serious flaw in WinAmp
OEM vs Retail—Real World, Conclusions
OEM vs Retail— Full Retail
OEM vs Retail— OEM Bundles
OEM vs Retail— The Grey Market
OpenOffice Speedup
PC Switch, Connectors Broken
Print Queue Won’t Quit
AOL/Yahoo Will Charge For Email
“Atwpk2t” Trouble
Bad Recommendations?
Fred’s Major Brain-Fade
More on OEM vs Retail Windows
Drive “Caddy” Warning
FolderShare Evolves More
Wants To Selectively Kill “Flash”
Quicktime Sans iTunes
Free Icon Tweaker
A “Serious Speed Up”
Russinovich On Rootkits
More OS-On-A-Stick Options
Free File Unlocker
Firewall News
New Offer From Jouni Vuorio
How Wikipedia Works (or Sometimes Doesn’t)
Deep Scan Crashes PC
“Burn On” CD Labels OK?
Hard Drive Physical Security
“Missing DLL”
Question re: CDRW
Firewall Testing Site
EM? Hmmmmm.
Maxthon Browser
FireFox Issues
Tape/CD Life Tips
A Mountain Of CDs?
Network Won’t
HTML Validation Services
Obscure e-Shorthand
CD Markers Worth It?
“Personal Servers”
Wants “System Restore” Off Some Drives
Reader Tip On Easier Interface
XP In Your Pocket
When is a flaw really a back door?
How to slim down your porky pics
When does ‘not critical’ mean ‘critical’?
Wireless ‘flaw’ could leave computers open
Connection scoring beats spam filtering
Update On Suradon
MultiBoot With Multiple Disks
Alternate Way to Pull the Plug
Wikipedia’s Error Rate
Free Open Source XP Workalike OS
Speed Up Via Hibernation
Custom, Highly-Focused Hard Drive Searching
Simple Trick, Redux
RIP, Sygate Personal Firewall
The Empire Strikes Back
XP On Your USB Thumb/Flash Drive
Last Week To “Recommend And Win”
Wikipedia Woes
Linux— Are 400 Distributions Enough?
Free VPN Alternative
Psst! Don’t Tell!
That *Other* Startup Logo Screen
More On Storage Media Life
Simple Trick
The WMF Security Flap
Drive Errors (Steve Gibson’s Take)
Drive Errors (Fred’s Take)
“Pretexting,” “Pharming” And Other Dangers
The best free CD ripping software
The best free system information utility
How to reduce desktop clutter – part 2
The five best freeware games of 2005
Digital photography optics demystified
How to write a press release
Windows activation explained
More free stuff from Microsoft
Stay informed about free Microsoft downloads
What plug is that?
Record FM radio music to MP3
Thunderbird v1.5 is here
New version of uTorrent released
Skype 2 final version released
Big changes to free firewalls
The dangers of using open wireless networks
Holes patched in Apple QuickTime
Serious flaw in VMWare NAT
Is your Sun Java a security risk?
Microsoft monthly patches
Windows WMF fiasco
Best free FTP client
Free RSS reader for Outlook Express
Free reminder extension for Firefox
Huge bundle of free goodies from Google
Backing up DRM protected audio while retaining quality
Access Linux files from Windows
The best free disk de-fragmenter
Best free video editor
Lots of small free programs
Free RSS service
Search engine allows tricky queries
Lots of free utilities for your USB flash drive
The definitive BIOS optimization guide updated
Free downloadable eBook of Photoshop techniques
How to reformat your hard drive without data loss
How to make your PC quieter
How to send 1.5GB emails for free
How to surf with complete security
Free VPN
Reader Feedback On “Microsoft OneCare”
Microsoft Monthly Updates On CD, Free
Unfamiliar “File Blocked” Action
CD/DVD/Flash Shelf Life?
More CPU-Hungry Software
“Mystery Program from MS”
That Pesky Vendor StartUp Logo
Microsoft Completes XP “Lifecycle” Update
Symantec “Rootkit”
Five Essential Steps To PC Security
Upgrade Or Fresh Install?
“Graphics Debris”
Too Telegraphic An Answer?
What’s Eating His CPU Cycles?
Feedback On Vista & XP’s Lifecycle
10 Critical Factors When Buying A New PC
MS patch doesn’t end WMF issues
How to protect yourself against autoplay discs
Malicious pictures, fonts, and attachments
New Year brings new security woes
WMF hole still reverbrates with users
New Laptop Screen Looks Awful
OEM Vs Retail Windows
First-Hand Experience In Avoiding Censors
“Hidden” File Problems
Digging Out The Last Vestiges…
Free Guide For Using Older Apps In Newer OSes
Where the Heck Is It Stored?
“Services.Msc” Tip
Outstanding Free Tool
Real World Vs Tech Ideals
New Year, New PC?
New Year, New Month, New Chances
Install Microsoft’s WMF patch
AntiVirus Causes Partitioning Problems
Free, Powerful Sound Recorder/Editor
Over A Dozen New, Free Tools And Services From MS
Boot Drive Is F: Instead Of C:
Hello Summer, or Winter
Ancient Software On A New OS
Lock Down A PC, Free!
Telegraphic Questions Re: Partitions
Reminder For Users Of XP Home Edition Or Win98
Free “FireTune”
Happy New Year!
Always Room for One More!
Windows metafile hole requires unofficial patch
Old Floppies To New Zip Files
Huge, Free Anti-Spam Resource
Hot Software Prospect (Free!)
More/Better Ways To Access Admin Account
Holiday Schedule, And Odd Questions
Late Change
USB Connector Gremlins
Bad Reformat Kills Hard Drive
Hard Drive “Leak?”
More Tools to “De-Clutter Context Menus”
Apple’s MacOS On Intel PCs
FireFox’s AdBlock
A Big “Grrrrr.”
Improving The Success Rate Of CD/DVD Burning
Mystery Buzz From Hard Drive
Sluggish Spin-Up
Reader Rave Re: Recovery Tool
De-Cluttering Context Menus
DeLorme, and More
MS Office Update Problems
Downgrading From NTFS?
Make new PCs safe for the holidays
Zero-day patch = zero days to install
Old and new holes threaten browsers
Do Microsoft updates now force reboots?
Tech items to take with you
Folder templates fix Windows Explorer headaches
Which GPS?
Extract music files from your iPod to your PC
Utility restores computers to a standard configuration
Free full featured accounting package
Excellent free memory test utility
Free tool protects shared PCs
Outstanding free remote access program
Google toolbar for Firefox
Use one keyboard and mouse with several computers
How to identify DNS problems
How to reduce the noise from your PC
How to remove master boot record viruses
Make sure you don’t have a rogue anti-spyware scanner
Best free utility for 2005
Automatically convert iPod music files to MP3
Free digital camera lens correction software
$50 FolderShare Web service now free
Firefox extension lets you use old extensions
How to burn an ISO image to CD or DVD
Fast free anonymizing service
Free bootable Ubuntu Linux CD
Clean out the junk from the Windows uninstaller
Free utility identifies download file size
How to fix dead pixels in your monitor
Free spyware scan
Free utility minimizes Windows apps to the system tray
Free Photoshop video tutorials
Free stock photos for private and commercial use
Good malware prevention and removal site
Outstanding Firefox extensions
Free RSS readers/aggregators
Securing Wi-Fi in the enterprise
Try out PHP/SQL server software for free
How to reinstall Windows without losing your data
Search podcasts and RSS feeds
Guide to building an unattended XP install CD
Free spell-checkers for Firefox and Internet Explorer
Free utility offers alternative to hotkeys
Email service allows you to change sent mail
Site offers free malware test for suspicious files
Help for Outlook Express users
Free utility extracts data from unreadable CDs
Free utility resets read only files
Help with spyware you simply can’t remove
How to improve your Internet security
Spyware-free P2P clients
Best free disk cloning program
Free flash drive backup utility
Free enhanced calculator from Microsoft
Best free CD catalogue organizer
New free autostart manager best in class
Cryptography snake oil revealed
Master BitTorrent search site
Remove Web ads, popups, cookies and enhance your privacy
Free sound file format converter
The best Internet network information site
More secure cookie management for Internet Explorer
Free utility warns of potential disk drive failures
Free utility from Microsoft detects network sniffers
700MB of free games
Free email program ideal for travelers
Find out what’s taking up your disk space
Long Path Length = Trouble
Reader Recommended Linux Distro
Free “New Super Utility”
Free Replacement for Visual Basic and REALbasic
Defining Terms; and Protecting Credit Cards
Security Present, But Unaccounted For?
MSConfig/Startup Problem
Ants In His… Lap
Needs Anti-Spam Advice
“Compacting” Vs “Cleaning” The Registry
Microsoft “Streets & Trips”
Not Hard, But *Impossible* To Delete?
More Tools For Saving Corrupted Files
Free HandyFind
Useful, Powerful, Free Utilities
Normal Fixes Just Won’t Work
Hidden File Foils Defrag
Stuck In An Activation Loop
Life Expectancy Of Flash Drives?
Shutdown Option From Locked Screen
Cleanup Problems
Grab This *Before* You Need It!
Holiday Special Offer From Jouni Vuorio
Buying Refurbished Hardware
Primary/Secondary Drive Issues
Free Tool Copies Even Corrupted Files
WinZip Coda
Why “Compact” Mailboxes?
OnSpeed And Other Connection Accelerators
Faster Troubleshooting
The Other “WMD”
Last-Ditch Data Recovery
No GPS? No Problem!
WinZip Alternatives And Conclusion
Anti-WinZip Reader Comments
Pro-WinZip Reader Comments
Special Report:WinZip
Google Overdose?
Can’t Get At “Admin” Login
Data Stuck On Minidiscs
Dead Zip Drive
Annual Report: Yasmin Idania
Backing Up/Archiving Email
Readers’ PC Maintenance Tips
Play the “Best Search Engine” game
Clean your parents’ PC
Security holes don’t stop for the holidays
2005 Gear of the Year, part 2
Laptop Buying Hints
Has License, But No Setup CD
RSS Tutorial
Data In Hand, But Inaccessible
Online Resource For Free Textbooks
Spreading Out Software Across Different Partitions
More On Waterlogged PCs
A Tip, And A Plea
WinZip v10 Worth It?
A Complete PC Maintenance Checklist
Upgrade$ Get Expen$ive
Virus Uses Sony’s Rootkit To Hide
More On “Too Much RAM In Win98?”
“MRTstub” and “MRT.EXE?”
Accidental OS Overwrite
Drag-And-Drop CD Compatibility
Pricey Vs Free Optical Character Recognition
Speaking Of Browser Caches…
Slow Connection, Bad Advice
More Free Security Tools
Water + PC = :( ?
Free utility reveals secret Internet connections
How to reduce desktop clutter
A free guide to editing your digital photos
Test your hearing online
34,000 free online classical music tracks
Excellent BitTorrent metasearch site
Useless waste of time dept
Watch your computer think
How to easily remember people’s names
Cheap solution to cable mess
Tiny USB network adaptor and Wi-Fi finder
Another top freeware program bites the dust
Sony using rootkit in music CD DRM
New rootkit detection tools
Rootkit worm spreads via AOL IM
Multiple flaws in Skype
Flaw in Macromedia Flash player prompts Microsoft comment
Serious flaws in RealPlayer patched
Firefox screen-grabber captures off-screen areas
Free utility enhances Excel productivity
Free hotkey utility with inbuilt reminder
Free snippet manager
Free computer books and magazines
How to configure Azureus
The best and worst cell phones for radiation
Find photos quickly
The best free fonts
Convert your USB drive into an instant toolbox
Is your Windows Update working?
Proactive protection not quite ready
To forgive is divine
Best free Web form filler/password manager
The best free dictionary/thesaurus utility
Unwanted Reboots W/ USB Disconnect
Windows Product Activation Backup
Using A “Chill Mat”
Taming Email “Creep”
Frappr Fraps Out
Too Much RAM In Win98?
Laptop Circling The Drain
Bolts From Above
OpenOffice 2.0 Is Here (Free!)
Free Log Parser
Reader Firewall Fallout
Are you sure you can recover?
Sony CDs install PC rootkit
Debate: To defrag or not? SURE
To defrag or not? NOPE
2005 Gear of the Year part 1
Incredibly Content-Rich Site
New Tools For Ancient Software
Free, Open Source “Remote Control”
Motherboard Fried?
WPA, Win2K, XP…
Sony’s Baloney
Linksys Gem
BIOS Tweaking Successes
Yikes! Here Come The “Splogs!”
Search Frustration
Readers Rate Desktop Firewalls
Another Special Offer From Jouni Vuorio
Quick Answers Wanted
Interesting Email Client
File Frustration
Getting More From (Pricey!) Laptop Batteries
Fax Fix
“LiveUpdate” Troubles
Reader Suggestions On Avoiding Censorship
More Ways ToTweak Software Boot Order
Reg Cleaner Follow-Up
Happy Anniversary!
Imaging Tool Eats Hard Drive
Bluetooth Security Holes
WiFi Printer Sharing Troubles
No Phishing
Safely Giving Away A Used PC
Last Resorts
Back To That First Domino
Fixing The Hardware Foundation
Building A Safety Net
Tracking Down The Mystery Sound
Domino Effects: Fixing Multiple Failures
Police squash pumpkin threat
How’s Microsoft’s security lately?
‘Buggy patches’ aren’t really the problem
Head-turning cross-site scripting emerges
Microsoft goes antiphishing, part 2
Old programs no longer work the same way
Turn your PC into a multimedia hub
Microsoft goes antiphishing, part 1
Last Day To “Recommend And Win”
Puka: The Sequel
HouseCall Feedback
Circumventing Censorship
Free Drive Imaging Tool
Verifying Hard Drive Spin Downs
Stop Spam At The Source?
Linksys Log Problems
Resuming Interrupted Downloads