Winning the battle against obscure malware

By Tracey Capen

Sometimes the most difficult part of keeping your PC clean is knowing what’s malware — and what’s not.

When you need help identifying suspicious files, expert users on the Lounge make an excellent resource.

  • Help needed to remove Kiwee malware

    Member sportyjoe found a suspicious program called Kiwee and couldn’t get rid of it. Like most malware these days, Kiwee repeatedly reinstalled itself during reboot. Fortunately, expert advice from JoeP and others gave sportyjoe the solution. More»

  • Flash Player 10 not functioning in Firefox 3.6

    Lounger Mark Robbins had a problem visiting familiar Web sites after an Adobe Flash Player upgrade. With help from other members, he found a conflict with one of his security add-ons for Firefox. More»

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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.