We’ve discussed Xteq’s utility in
the past ( http://search.atomz.com/search/?sp-q=xteq&sp-a=0008002a-sp00000000
). With only a little hyperbole, it’s described as "the ultimate mother of
all Windows tweaking utilities for Windows 95/98/NT/2000/Millennium."
There’s a new mail-forwarding
service just getting started: It’s intended to help you dodge spam, and it’s
Here’s the good part: The Microsoft
Knowledgebase is a vast, free online library of searchable information on all of
Microsoft products. It began life many years ago as the tool that Microsoft’s
own support technicians used to help resolve user problems: Once a fix was found
for a problem, it was entered into the Knowledgebase so others facing the same
problem could easily find and access the solution.
This question crops up again and
again, so it’s worth a quick refresher:
In a recent Plus! edition, a reader
recommended several utilities, including a commercial utility that synchronizes
your PC’s clock with any of dozens of time-reporting sites.
Reader David Miller turned me onto
an outstanding security resource that had somehow slipped beneath my radar:
In a similar vein, Plus! subscriber
Dave Gmyrek found a free, easy way to access many of the hidden tools included
(but almost never talked about) in Windows 98:
Reader Ross Presser really dug into
his tool bars:
If you’re using Windows Millennium
Edition and aren’t completely happy with it, the article at http://www.winmag.com/windows/features/merunbetter/02.htm
just might show you what you need to unlock WinME’s potential.
The recent coverage of Juno’s plan
to take over the spare CPU cycles of its users’ PCs finally got a reply from
Juno itself in the form of a "Dear Juno Member" letter from Charles
Ardai, the President and CEO of Juno Online Services, Inc.