Windows Secrets
Windows Secrets Lounge
The Danger Of “Scraps”
Farewell, Free AVG?
Windows In 1/10th The Space
PC Messes Up TV
Free Optical Character Reader (OCR) Software
Power/File Info
Can’t View Quicktime
Can’t Get To Windows “Update Catalog?”
When To Do Routine Maintenance?
Free File Splitter
Two From Down Unda
Some MORE Magic, After All (Part 2)
Some Magic, After All (Part 1)
Rock out with your favorite video-game characters
Turning off XP SP2’s Windows Firewall may notbe that easy
New Bagle worm disables Windows Firewall and antivirus apps
Protect Internet Explorer without SP2 — part one
Unusual Repeat Offer: Free MCSE 2003 Certification Training CD
Reader-Written MP3 Freeware
Free Experimental Tools From MS
Capture Streaming Video/Audio (Free!)
A Political Aside
Making Room For Updates
Free Disk Cleanup Utility
Two Free Reader-Recommended Search Tools
Unattended Windows Setup
Backups via USB Cable (Good When There’s No Burner)
Super-Fast Outlook Searches (Free!)
Hard Or Soft Restart Best?
Drivers and Refresh Rates In Linux
“Magic” Fix Sought
FavIcon Buglet WorkAround
Spyware Countermeasures
Is Patch Order Important?
Comprehensive Guide To Saving Your Data
“SlipStreaming” MS Office, And More
Moving Free Space Between Partitions
Norton Fights With Chkdsk?
“Recovery Console” Trouble
Don’t Use HostCentric Web Hosting
Outlook Express/IE Text Size
Wants To Avoid Reinstalling All Apps
Nice Guide For “Non-Admin” Accts
Ranganath Makes It To Third Grade
Reader Loves to BASK
Readers Post Their Favorite Tools
Can’t Crossfire take a joke?
Moving the Program Files folder confuses Windows Update
Microsoft fixes a record number of security flaws
Dump the Windows Firewall — a primer
The best Windows program launcher
Disabling Windows messenger
Adware gets past Gizmo
How to find the cheapest gas
Difference between Regedit and Regedt32
How to improve your chances of getting that job
Twenty six malware products on each PC
A real flight of the imagination
Tidy up those cables
Get opinions on everything
Huge capacity CompactFlash memory cards arrive
Control your PC from 10 feet away
RealPlayer PCs could be exploited by playing movie
Don’t opt out of spam email
Security update for Microsoft Windows
Vulnerability in Excel could allow remote code execution
Zipped folders flaw could allow remote code execution
Vulnerability in SMTP could allow remote code execution
NNTP flaw could allow remote code execution
Windows shell bug could allow remote code execution
Serious unpatched flaws in Word 2000 and ASP.NET
Microsoft JPEG flaw to be the next big thing
Microsoft dumps all Non-XP users
Great free HTML editor and PHP editor
Free product zaps new and unknown viruses
Run Windows software on a Mac
The best file sharing client?
Free desktop search from Google
Learn HTML for free
Why Linux file systems don’t fragment like Windows
Move your bookmarks from one browser to another
New service stops unknown email viruses
Free Linux desktop guide for non-Linux users
A better way to build a tin can Wi-Fi antenna
Black hats get organized
Stop sending email to yourself
The dangers of scrap files
Excellent free tech support site
Security software survey � First results
Cumulative security update for Internet Explorer
Free MCSE 2003 Certification Training CD
Hand-Picked Software
Rescuing Data From An Unbootable Laptop
Real-Time Backups
Meta URL Info Tool
Favorite Tools, Utilities and Add-Ons
The NSA’s Own PC Security Guides (Free!)
“UNOFFICIAL Win98 Service Pack?”
Tracking A Stolen Laptop?
Per-User Vs Admin Installs
Myth Of The Crash-Proof OS
Floppy-Based Software W/O Floppy?
Open PC = Open Invitation?
Delete Leftover Update/Patch Files?
How To Verify If Backups Are OK
Updated: Free Security Analyzer
Canon Printer Problems Solved
Two “Views” On The Menu
Browser Alternative
Cell Phone Erases Pen Drives?
Sharing Web Space
GDI+ Security Flaw
Pre-Patched XP SP2 Setup From OEM “Recovery Tools”
Pre-Patched XP SP2 Setup Without CDs?
GPS Article Causes Server Meltdown
Wiggle while you work
Multi-user management needed for homes and small businesses
Buckle up: JPEG attacks are in the wild
Secure Windows 2000 and Me (because MS won’t)
Downed servers give readers error messages
Easy Fix For Scratched Screens
Fix A Wrong “Open With” Setting
Excel Macro Misinformation from MS?
Reader’s Real-Life Spyware Test
Scrambled Files With Card Readers?
Setting Up A New PC
Moving Disk Images From PC to PC
Custom XP Installer
That Huge Hibersys File…
Update: GPS
Which Encryption Standard To Use?
Scanned Images Are Wrong Size
A Little Extra Security (Free)
Learn By Viewing Examples (Free)
Final (?) Words On Quiet Cooling
Reader Saved By BootIt
Stubborn Script Error
Speaking of Updates…
Paper or Plastic? (SP2 Upgrade)
Registry-Only Backups?
Last Day To Enter September’s FREE Drawing
3D Interface
One-Stop Free Information Resource
System Sounds Quit?
Do The “Security Tango”
A Resurrected NetLaunch
Single User / Multiple Accounts
Cookie Cleanup Issues
More Printer Driver Bugs
Ripoff Or Not?
The Pleasure Of *Not* Having To Update
For that special someone — enormous germs
How to pick the best online music service
Viewing a JPEG can infect PCs that lack new MS patch
The State of the Computing Industry
Fixing the “can’t open Windows help” problem
Buffer overrun in JPEG processing allows code execution
A must-have spyware scanner
Secret Windows files explained
How to get Macs and PCs talking
Classic computer games for free
Top performing 30-inch LCD HDTV for $1,700
Flapping wing paper plane really flies
Is radio bad for your health?
Free online applications
Give up using passwords
A good, free option for sending large files
Diversions for geeks
Some gloating material for Windows Users
Problem in Adobe Acrobat Reader
Vulnerability in WinZip V9 fixed
More than 30 flaws in Oracle patched
Record streaming media on your hard drive
Free multi-format ZIP utility handles ISO images
A utility that really improves JPG image quality
Minimize Outlook and Outlook Express to system tray
More free desktop search
Free utility offers full text search of Web sites
FireFox extension uninstaller
Create your own personal font
How to integrate Gmail with your other mail accounts
What hardware doesn’t work with Linux
Changes to Windows support tools with XP SP2
Remove embarrassing data from documents
Browser swapping catches on
How to slow down your PC
How to speed up your PC
Free MCSE study guides
Windows XP fix zone
What security software does what?
Security patches, service releases and updates
Another Free Internet Telephony Option
Free Content Indexer For Your Desktop
PC Info Site From The UK
Update On An SP2 Problem
Warning For Air Travelers With Pen Drives
NTFS Files Insecure?
Simple Organizational Tricks Save Time
RAID-Users Speak Up
Save an Hour (Or More) On XP Installs
Free: 8x Drive Speedup!
VPC Question
Pen Drive Security
Desktop Sidebar
“Spyware Stormer”
CD “-R” Versus “+R”
Big Surprise In Defrag Log File
Boot Failure From Power Supply Problem
Why I Don’t Use RAID
RAID Issues
Overeager AntiVirus?
More on “New RAM, New Troubles…”
Nifty Tool Saves Ink In Epson Printers
Free and Easy System Tests
Free Mail Monitor
A “Cool File Server Product”
Update From Ethiopia
Constant Drive Noise (Pt 2)
Constant Drive Noise (Pt 1)
Save Yourself Some Grief!
Burn/Access CDs From DOS, Fast!
RoboCopy Made Incredibly Easy
CleanUp Questions
An End-Run Around Noise Problems
More Help For “Undeletable” Files
Simple Trick Detects “Harvesters”
False Positive: “DSO Exploit?”
Malware Gets Harder And Harder To Remove
Free Software “Gold Mine”
Your Fellow Readers’ Real-Life SP2 Experiences
Make your own paper plane that flaps its wings
Windows digital media secrets
Problems mount with Windows XP Service Pack 2
Getting Up To Speed With Older Commands
Missing “YGXA” And Other Odd Errors
Same Specs, Different Results!
Tons of Software
BootVis: Less Useful Than It Seems
Free Tools Solve Access Problem
Accidental Torture Tests Of Pen Drives
SP2 On CD, For Free
Free Desktop Publishing/Design Software
Another Way To Hide Your Email Address
Legit Activation Workaround
Reader Re: AOL, and Irresponsible Tech
Another Code-Lode Success Story
NTFS Access From Win98
Outlook Express/HotMail and ZoneAlarm
RoboCopy Backups (And Other Free Tools)
More Pen Drive Options
Reader Suggestions: Grabbing Files From ISO
More On XP’s SP2
Readers Respond Re: Inexpensive Ink
“Deep Freeze” Your Software
Handy Folder-Relocation Tool
Schedule Adjustment
A Question That Never Goes Away…
De-Worming Your PC
Plucking Files From An ISO CD Image
PDF Form-Filler
XP Version Confusion
Firefox Emulation
A Complete Software Toolbox In Your Pocket
The Hall of Technical Documentation Weirdness
Getcher service packs for Office 2003, OneNote 2003, and Visio2003 here!
USB cable prints to parallel printers and allows file-sharing
OneNote 2003 drops to $99.95, doesn’t require Office 2003
XP Service Pack 2 released in phases
Free utility speeds-up Adobe PhotoShop
Make Internet Explorer open links in new window.
Read New York Times articles for free
Tweak your PC to be both fast and stable
What’s new in the world of hacking
Dream remote control
Are humans encrypted by aliens?
Sick of Windows? Try Linux
Wi-Fi phones finally arrive in the USA
Memory timing explained
Swiss army knife with USB flash drive
Windows XP SP2 feature leaves Intel users in the cold
Multiple flaws in PNG image format library
Serious flaw in AOL instant messenger
More vulnerabilities revealed in Bluetooth phones
Best way to check disk space usage
Free tool sorts out problem-prone programs
Surf anonymously for Nix
Change proxy settings easily
Lookout returns
Excellent free backup program
Clean out Internet Explorer
How to prevent your bank account from being plundered
Good resource for server software
Cheap groupware/collaboration option
Free up space on your hard drive
HotMail plays catch-up
Extended list of extensions
Is your bank account at risk?
Searching for solutions to tech problems
More networking help
Microsoft security revisited
Which Printers Use Lower-Cost Inks?
New RAM, New Troubles?
“Why Even Bother With NTFS?”
Put Date Next To Time
Free Clip Art and Templates
The Continuing Quest For Quiet
Solving USB Boot Problems
Go Slow With XP’s SP2
The dynamic duo
Our directory of product comparisons
Urgent patch for IE protects against Download.Ject
Microsoft juggles documents on Web site compatibility with SP2
Microsoft’s little-known note-taker
Our new ‘Index of Reviews’ helps you find what’s best
“Remove Directory”
More On Sound Emulation
“Invisible IE Windows Treatment”
“Great Freeware”
Another “Wrong Way LAN Default”
Excellent Advice From A Reseller
A “Hijack” That Really Isn’t
Saving Complete Web Pages
Laptop Dust, Redux
Malware Boot Camp For All
Free, Powerful GUI-Scripting Tool
Free DOS Helpfile
Outstanding (Free!) Swapfile Resource
Chkdsk/ZoneAlarm Conflict Still Unresolved
FireFox Gripes
More On “About:Blank”
When Is A Byte Not A Byte?
Office 2003 Glitch
BIOS RipOff?
Speed-Tweaking Tool For Notebooks
A hot tip: cook your dinner on your new PC
XP SP2’s Internet Explorer 6
Task Scheduler ‘.job’ vulnerability can silently compromise PCs
Flat-panel wide-screen monitor/TV drops below $500
SpoofStick developer responds to article
Security is .Job No. 3,198,265 in Redmond
Woody’s merges with Windows Secrets
Vulnerability in Shell could allow remote code execution
Vulnerability in HTML help could allow code execution
Vulnerability in task scheduler allows code execution
A KaZaa Lite download link that works
How to overcome update problems updating AVG anti-virus
A surprisingly easy way to become an Einstein
Private file sharing – the next big thing?
Add Google PageRank to your Mozilla GoogleBar
Snazzy PDA cell phone comes with Wi-Fi access
Use your iPod for revenge
Hairy computer threat
Great PC tips book at bargain price
Delete Microsoft’s secret files from your PC
A flash drive watch with street cred
Some good security news
Yet another unpatched IE browser flaw
Cheap way to search your email
Run Microsoft Office under Linux
Remove HomeSearch browser hijack
Free port scanner
Free ISO of SUSE 9.1 Linux
Free utility to backup FireFox
Overcoming the “updating Windows conundrum”
Build a high performance PC for less than $1500
Free utility reveals real HTML links
Wireless networking risks
New search engine targets research
Spam filters compared
Imaging processing tips
Great PDF resource site
Free reminder program
Xandros Speaks!
Free Tool Enables Compatibility Tab
Compatibility Mode Lets Old Software Run
Free Telephony Via Skype
Separate Emails On Multi-User Systems
The “Contig” Defrag Trick
More: “Missing HAL”
Watch Your “SpeedStep”
System Restore Failures (XP and WinME)
More On The New Windows Update
Win98’s 2GB/4GB File Size Limit
Huge USB Keychain Drive? (And An Audio Tip)
Make Icons Transparent (More, Too.)
“Spoolsv” Eats 99% Of CPU Time
Readers Experiment With PC Noise Reduction
The Promise— And Problems— Of The New Windows Update
Best Way To Obtain A Full, Fresh Copy Of The Archives
Replacement UPS Batteries— Cheap!
Reader-Recommended Deletion Tool
Put Page/SwapFile On Separate Partition?
More Code-Loaders
Another Free Exit-Windows Tweaker
The “About:Blank” Hijack
ChkDsk Problem With No Cure (Yet)
Migration Hassles
Accidental De-Tuning
Now that’s a horse of a different color
Avoid data loss when you update your Palm
Don’t rely solely on Microsoft’s firstresponse to ‘Download.Ject’
SP2’s Windows Firewall won’t be enough
Brian’s Buzz is renamed the Windows Secrets Newsletter
Nonstandard Data Storage
Free GoBack Boot Record Removal Tool
Who Hosts What?
Rare Question
Win Media Player Errors
Invisible IE Windows
Transfer Wizard Goes Missing
Update Helper
“Some Files Could Not Be Defragmented…”
Right And Wrong Ways To De-Dust A PC
Odd Fix For Warped CDs
Sticky Keys
Direct Fix For Autoplay Problems
Site Move Update; Notify List Server Update
Take “Command” (All Versions Of Windows)
When You Need *Exact* CPU Info…
Free USB Thumb Drives?
Wrong-Way Default Settings For Small LANs
Excellent VPC Resources
More On Drive Letter “Mapping”
Dust And Laptop Fans
Plus! Site Move
A PC “Sandbox?”
Windows Installer Clean Up Utility
Roboform On A Keychain Drive
Reader-Recommended Disk Usage Tool
Stealth Filters
And A KeyMapper, Too
“Keyhook” And More
Did The Lights Just Flicker?
Non-Obvious USB Drive Differences
Free Microsoft AutoPlay Repair Tool
Lindows, Xandros Set Free
Free, Pro-Written Password Keeper
Many Useful Items
Resurrecting Dead Drives
Further Authoritative Info On CD/DVD Life
Second Drive Questions
When Update… Won’t
The USB Drive Revolution
Update On Ranganath
USDA classifies frozen French fries as fresh vegetables
How Microsoft lost the API war
Web sites infect IE, no patch yet
The promise of XP Service Pack 2
Major improvements are coming to Brian’s Buzz on Windows
Automate mouse clicks
Create virtual desktops
Customize the Office Places Bar
How to get real x-ray vision
Convert Microsoft Word to Emacs
Use your camera cell phone as a mouse
A new way of visualizing security threats
Planetarium on your mobile phone
New Yahoo toolbar beta detects spyware
New Nokia phone writes mid-air messages
Use Google to search your PC
40GB of portable USB storage
Flaw in latest Oracle software exposes e-commerce data
Critical flaw in Linksys router
Another unpatched IE flaw?
Unpatched IE flaw leaves all users vulnerable
Free HTTP session analyzer
Free RSS reader offers snazzy interface
Free all-in-one Web server package
Get Xandros desktop OS Linux for free
SpamNet revisited
Simple answer to Outlook annoyance
Manage your favorites for Nix
New version of spybot search and destroy
Unlock mail passwords
How to avoid being scammed
Scan your in-house software for security flaws
Free server side spam filter offers top performance
Build a PC that screams for less than $1000
Bypass annoying Web registration
Free local search toolbar
Comprehensive vulnerability database
FireFox 0.9 released
Yahoo mail offers 100MB
Security sandboxes
KVM Problems