May 162008

::iimageright(“m6319.jpg”,”Gateway M-6319 Laptop”):: I finally broke down last month and bought myself a new laptop, a Gateway M-6319 from Costco. My previous box had developed some screen problems that made using the machine less than pleasurable. The problem with any new machine is that there is just so much software that needs to be installed […]

Mar 162007

I have begun using my gmail as my primary email address in anticipation of dropping the email provider I have used for the last 8 years. GMail defaults to displaying a Google Talk window on the GMail interface. This might not be a problem for some, but I am using [Miranda->Miranda Instant Messenger] as my […]

Oct 272006

::iimageright(“securityinfo.jpg”,”Sample Error Message”):: When navigating secure web sites you may come across an Internet Explorer box labeled “Security Information.” With the text: “This page contains both secure and nonsecure items. Do you want to display the nonsecure items?” Here are the steps to get rid of this annoying popup. In Internet Explorer: Select Tool then […]

May 182006

A new Trojan horse seeks out and erases movies and music files that it believes are being illegally distributed via file-sharing networks. The new Troj/Erazer-A Trojan horse scours a compromised machine’s peer-to-peer file-sharing folders for AVI, MP3, MPEG, WMV, GIF, ZIP and other files. If files are found, it erases them and plants copies of […]

Apr 172006

Gosh! At first I thought this was a spoof. Why would Bill Gates team up with Napoleon Dynamite and make fun of himself. But this is an Microsoft film that was shown at the 2005 Professional Developers Conference. Looks like someone turned on their camcorder and recorded this from their seat. For a guy with […]

Apr 092006

Just found out from the Mike Tech Show about two PC Support sites that are available online for free. Going to have to check them out but my thoughts are they would be great places to direct people who count on you for tech support as a ‘first place to go’ PC Help Forum – […]