That bogus “your pc is infected” warning seems to be going around again. BEFORE you get it, do the following: Download and run ATF-Cleaner (no installation required) to first clean out all the junk files sitting on your computer that will slow down the next programs listed. Download and install other browsers besides Internet Explorer. We… Continue reading Keeping your PC safe
In Word 2003 (and possibly older versions), go to Tools, Options, Save and check (if not already) the following settings: Always create backup copy Allow background saves Make local copy of files stored on network… Save AutoRecover info … Save smart tags as XML In Word 2007, go to Word Options (under that office icon… Continue reading Saving Word documents
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In addition to staying on top of your Windows and Office Updates, you should install and/or run the following:Malware protection To prevent viruses, we like AVG. It’s FREE! Of course, you can upgrade to the Pro version which is probably even better. Also good are BitDefender, ESET NOD32, Kaspersky. To get rid of malware/spyware, we like MalwareBytes best. Also good… Continue reading What every Windows pc needs
I just tested the startup speeds of the three latest versions of Windows. Yes, I have that kind of time. 🙂 My desktop PC is triple-boot, meaning I can run Windows XP, VISTA or 7 on the same PC (for the next few weeks, anyway, until the newer versions’ trial periods expire). Speaking of which,… Continue reading Windows: XP vs. VISTA vs. 7
PROBLEM:I’ve been very happy with Windows Frontpage, but that’s no longer supported and there is no Windows replacement for it. I have tried a couple others, but nothing seems as easy and powerful as Frontpage. So I’m wondering if I can install the old Windows 2000 OS onto this computer so that I can continue… Continue reading Frontpage
PROBLEM: Everyday I get an MS auto update message for the same update: MS XML Core Services 4.0, Service Pack 2. I have updated several times now and get an “update complete” message, but the next day when I fire up the computer it is back again. Do you think I have a bug… Continue reading Fixing Windows Updates that keep coming back
Open the Exhange System Manager program click/choose Servers [servername] Protocols SMTP Default SMTP Virtual Server [unless you’ve setup another one that you’re using] right-click and choose Properties Delivery Advanced under “Masquerade domain,” type in the domain name you want showing up on the recipients’ end, instead of the Fully-qualified domain name that’s shown in the… Continue reading Setting a domain masquerade in Exchange server 2003
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For those who hate waiting for their computer to start up in the morning, but don’t want to leave it on all night, this is for you. Most manufacturers have made it possible to set your computer to automatically startup at a certain time. I don’t know the exact steps for each manufacturer, but… Continue reading Automatic Windows XP/VISTA/7 startup