Reader Greg H. wrote recently to ask for help solving his inability to access the Usenet newsgroups on Verison’s servers. For those not familiar with Usenet newsgroups, think of them as a mailing list type of system that has been around for well over 25 years. Rather than emails sent to our computers, though, the […]
Program: Process Explorer Author: Mark Russinovich, SysInternals Website: www.SysInternals.com A good thing came out of Mark Russinovich’s discovery of the Sony BMG music CD rootkits. I found his SysInternals.com web site and his free program Process Explorer. In my article svchost.exe – What is it and why are so many copies running?, I discussed viewing […]
Program: 7-Zip, version 4.57 Publisher: Igor Pavlov www.7-zip.org Category: Compression/Decompression Archiving Utility 7-zip is open-source software and is licensed under a user-friendly license. You can download it for free and use it for free, including redistribute it (as long as you include the license with it). I’ve been trying 7-Zip recently as an alternative to Filzip — […]
I answered a question recently about Notepad++, a really nice — and free — text editor that’s designed for programmers of any type (but is much better than the regular Notepad for everyone).
The question was "How can I remove formfeeds using Notepad++?"
Acronis True Image saved my bacon this weekend…it wasn’t my PC that got messed up, but you know who is responsible for picking up the pieces… My first though was "I sure wish I had installed my wife’s copy of Acronis True Image Home 2010 that I bought during the after-Thanksgiving sale." But I hadn’t… […]
This has been a weekend of electronics experimentation at my house. I had the distinct pleasure of taking a day of vacation on Christmas Eve. Unfortunately, I had the distinct displeasure of finding Christmas Eve morning that my Samsung LED DLP television decided it did not want to operate. This TV is connected to my […]
Well, I’ve run into a problem with my preferred PDF reader, Foxit Reader. This light-weight reader starts quickly and displays files quickly. It links into Internet Explorer and Firefox, so that it can display PDF files within the web browser, just like Adobe Reader does. Plus, it’s fast. I was rapidly getting tired of Adobe […]
A subscriber wrote recently an unusual request about Acronis True Image Home 11. Hi Terry I have the true image version 11 and I’m trying to make a copy to a cd of the acronis program itself but I have been all over their site and can’t find the proper way to do that. They […]
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