CDs/DVDs not what they're cracked up to be

Probably ought to save things to other computers and/or external hard drives and/or sign up for an online storage account. Here’s the article:  http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/programmes/click_online/8711747.stm

Used computer parts

Cables, computers, printers, drives, etc.  Go to: http://nashvillecomputerhelp.com/shop, or call Bill at (615) 479-4981.

Pre-paid smartphones

I just thought this was interesting/cool: http://news.cnet.com/8301-30686_3-20005349-266.html?tag=newsLeadStoriesArea.1

Don't visit these sites (unprotected, anyway)

Just visited these sites, and my antivirus popped-up saying it had blocked a Trojan Horse coming from there (or one of their links): http://thefrist.org http://fixit.in I’ll add to this list whenever it happens again.

External hard drive gone bad

PROBLEM: I haven’t totally written it off as dead, but my back-up external drive that holds 500gigs won’t power on now.  I made a back-up of all the data maybe a month ago, but there are some things I must have missed.  In case I can’t power it on, is there a way to read…

Removing Windows Desktop Search

Well, I thought I liked this version 4 better than version 3.  I hated version 3.  But, it turns out, version 4 is no better.  It starts and finds things quicker (for me, anyway), but it ruins the computer’s performance the rest of the time! Remove it from your Startup group (Start, All Programs, Startup)…

Install multiple apps at once without toolbars or clicking Next

Fantastic online app here. It does what I’ve done before (not a working copy), but they do it better. I’m not jealous. I’m not a programmer, really, I’m an “implementer/integrator.” Yeah, that’s it. 🙂 Oh yeah, here’s the link: http://ninite.com/

Good search

Use them as your search engine, and they give to charity: http://www.goodsearch.com/