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Receive RSS via email

RSS or blog feeds are becoming increasingly popular. Almost all of the major online email providers also have online feed readers. However, if you already use an email client (like Outlook Express), then you may not want to install more software in order to read the feeds. There are several services that will send the …

New, Free, Graphical Partitioning Tool

The latest LangaList newsletter had the following: 2) New, Free, Graphical Partitioning Tool Fred, This just came in Scott Spanbauer’s weekly PCWorld newsletter “Software Report” (give credit where credit is due). http://partitionlogic.org.uk/index.html is the home of J. Andrew (Andy) McLaughlin’s website devoted to “Partition Logic.” Among it’s other features: – FREE! (GNU general public licence) …

Battery Care And Feeding

The latest LangaList newsletter talks about caring for laptop batteries: Your best bet is to start with the laptop vendor’s site to see what the official recommendations are: Check their web site for detailed care-and-feeding info. But then cross-reference that info with an objective, third-party source who’s not trying to sell you anything. A general …

A Free And Useful ActiveX Diagnostic Tool

The latest LangaList newsletter links to an older LangaList newsletter where there was a tip about an ActiveX diagnostic tool: 7) A Free And Useful ActiveX Diagnostic Tool Hi Fred, [An] item came in the 27 Sep 01 issue of another newsletter that I receive — Woody’s Office Watch. I’d appreciate any comments you have …

Networking / Routing / Firewall Help

I’ve mentioned the LangaList before. It’s an informative newsletter put out by Fred Langa. There is a free newsletter, and an extended pay newsletter. Monday’s free portion of the newsletter had a good tip I wanted to pass on: 5) Linksys Gem Fred — On the Liinksys issue mentioned in your most recent issue: There …

BartPE

The recent Langalist from Fred Langa mentioned a must have repair and recovery tool, BartPE. BartPE is a tool that loads a live version of Windows XP or 2003 (an operating system that can be started during the boot process from a bootable CD that is run entirely from the CD). I tested the tool …

Slimming Down Windows XP

I saw this in the latest issue of LangaList. A person who goes by the screen name BoldFortune has posted a very lengthy message to a forum that he runs that details steps on how to reduce the size of Windows XP. He claims it took him 4 years to gather this all together. Check …

Stiching Together Photos

I first read about this in the LangaList newsletter. Someone had emailed Fred and told him about this utility that automatically puts photos together to make it a panoramic photo. Well, it just so happens that yesterday Chris and I were at Brick City in Niagara Falls, and Chris had taken several pictures in order …

PC INSPECTOR File Recovery

This is another great find by Langa. A subscriber sent him this link: http://www.pcinspector.de/file_recovery/uk/welcome.htm I haven’t tried the software, but apparently it will let you recover deleted items from an NTFS (used in Windows NT, 2000, XP) partition.

Live (Bootable) Linux

This is a great resource that Fred Langa referenced in his latest LangaList newsletter. If you visit http://www.frozentech.com/content/livecd.php you will find a list of over 200 Linux distributions that have a live CD. This is a CD that you can boot from and run Linux from the CD. This is a great chance to play …

Show Hidden Devices in Device Manager

This is a great from from the latest issue of the LangaList newsletter. If you aren’t a subscriber to either the free newsletter or the paid one, I would highly recommend you get moving! Ghostbusting In Device Manager Hi Fred, Really enjoy the newsletter. I searched the archives and didn’t see any mention of this, …

Free Vector Graphics Application from Microsoft

From the Rays of Light blog: Last year long about November, Microsoft purchased a small Hong Kong-based software firm named Creature House. One of their principal products was a vector graphics editing program called Expressions 3. Primarily a Mac product, they also had a Windows version; both versions received very positive reviews. Microsoft’s disposition of …

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