If you crunch the numbers in the AOL stolen e-mail case, those 30 million e-mail addresses sold for $100,000
When you save a new file, Windows records its information onto the hard drive in small pieces called blocks.
If you have broadband (high-speed) Internet service, like a cable modem or DSL service, you’re a very lucky individual.
You can connect your PCs using any of several different kinds of gear.
You can use Internet Explorer to access repositories of files using File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Internet Explorer maintains a repository of shortcuts to your favorite websites in the Favorites folder within your user profile.
As every Windows user know from (sometimes painful) experience, too much customization can lead to problems
If you’re having a hardware problem that you suspect is caused by a device driver
The key steps to connecting a network to a broadband (cable or DSL) modem are
It’s sometimes very useful to share your computer’s existing Internet connection with another computer.
You’ve logged onto a public hotspot at some great location. This time, let’s say you’re connected poolside at some great hotel in a warm location. So far, all is well and good.
We tell our children that sharing is good, but when it comes to computers, running with sharing turned on can pose a security risk.
Your first clue that Microsoft is serious about gaming in Vista is the newly elevated status of the Games folder.
The criminal mind knows no bounds. How else do you explain the clever nefariousness of phishing attacks?
NTFS permissions, a technology that’s a core part of Vista’s security system.
Windows Vista offers speech recognition tools for those who would rather speak than type when communicating with their computers.
When a system goes into hibernation, Windows places a file on your hard drive that it uses to store data about your current computing session.
Both XP and Vista protect you with an incoming firewall. And with Vista, you can configure the outbound settings to protect you as well.
We’ll start out with some secrets to help you find items on which to bid.
eBay has an ever-increasing number of categories, listing all sorts of itemsantiques, books, coins, collectibles
Drivers are the software that enables your hardware to communicate with your computer
I’ll bet you usually remember to clean your house occasionally.
With as many shortcut keys as Windows has, there are bound to be some functions you use on a daily basis that don’t have a convenient shortcut.
New threats are constant.
Is your computer system acting weird?
Running up-to-date antivirus software is great, but there is an even better protection
To run Disk Management, do any of the following
Networks that use the TCP/IP protocol rely on IP addresses to route packets of data from point to point.
The default network settings in most cases produce a working network environment with minimal fuss and bother