Author Archives: Tracey Capen

Tracey Capen

About Tracey Capen

Editor in chief Tracey Capen was the executive editor of reviews at PC World magazine for 10 years, from 1995 to 2005. He was InfoWorld's managing editor of reviews from 1993 to 1995 and worked in the magazine's test center and as networking editor from 1989 to 1992. Between his stints at InfoWorld, he was senior labs editor at Corporate Computing magazine.

Endless searches for new Win7 updates

An ongoing issue with Windows 7 updating is generating a lot of heat from users. Microsoft has released numerous patches to end excessively long Windows Update scans for new patches — and, in some cases, WU sucking up nearly all CPU cycles.

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Cookies not fit for consumption

My Monday (June 7) Field Notes article about sites requesting permission to download cookies generated a lively discussion in the Lounge. If you’re interested in adding your point of view on online ads and whether we should pay for online content, head over to the Lounge discussion.

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