When Vista will not boot…

Today, it happened; Vista would not boot… Many Vista users experiencing this type of issue are often left to performing a “complete” and “time-consuming” system recovery using the recovery software allocated on a disk partition by the manufacturer or on recovery discs that you may have created. Most manufacturers do not provide a "real" physical... Continue Reading →

The Malware Evolution…

While conducting research on computer malware, I happened across an article at ‘howstuffworks -10 Worst Computer Viruses of All Time” (by Jonathan Strickland).  I was very impressed with the article and decided to summarize, in a table format (see below), the ten worst computer viruses of all time (based on the information from that article),... Continue Reading →

An “Adobe PDF Reader” Replacement…

When with think of “PDF” files, we think “Adobe” …  Adobe created the PDF file format (Portable Document Format), in 1993, which became a standard format for document exchange.  In order to view PDF files you need a PDF reader.  The Adobe PDF Reader is the software most people have installed on their computers.  Since... Continue Reading →

A Windows “Paint” Replacement…

I never could figure out why Microsoft would build an operating system, that is the premier operating system of the world, then include in that operating system some really poor programs (such as notepad, wordpad, paint, calculator). The freeware and open source authors have put those programs to shame…  One replacement program that I use... Continue Reading →

The World’s Best Selling Book…

Did you know that the Bible is the best-selling single volume book (every year)? It is estimated that approximate sales of the Bible has been in the range of 2.5 billion to 6 billion. The Bible consists of 66 books that is divided into (2)-two sections: Old Testament (39 books) and New Testament (27 books).... Continue Reading →

Use the Internet to Send/Receive Faxes…

Here is a clip from “PCWorld – Rick Broida” on how to take advantage of 2-(two) commonly known web based fax services to send/receive a fax (for FREE). In summary, the trick is to use “eFax Free” to receive a fax and “FaxZero” to send a fax. If you are someone who may have an occasional need to send/receive a fax,... Continue Reading →

SlickDeals.net… Great bargain hunting site!

Slickdeals.net is a great site to look for bargains, coupons, freebies, contests & sweepstakes, drugstore & grocery deals, product reviews and more!  I have added Slickdeals.net to the “Freebies” section of the blog for future reference….  You can visit the site by clicking on the clip below.  clipped from slickdeals.net Welcome to Slickdeals.net The most... Continue Reading →

Skipping Intimacy for the Internet…

"46 per cent of women queried about the importance of the Internet versus "hanky-panky" replied that they would be more willing to engage in abstinence than lose their web access". I found the clip below at infopackets.com where a survey was conducted on how far Americans will go for web access....  I know from my personal... Continue Reading →

Critical Security Update for Internet Explorer…

Normally Microsoft releases updates on the 2nd Tuesday of each month; however, to counter an escalating wave of malware attacks targeting a zero-day vulnerability in all versions of Internet Explorer it is very important that you update your computer immediately. If you have your computer configured to autoupdate then you will automatically receive the update.... Continue Reading →

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