Cobian Backup 4.0
A free backup program that will backup and compress specified folders at
specified times. In win2k or XP it runs as a service. Backing up is
the ONE essential thing most people don't do. This program is a get
it, set it, forget it, and don't sweat it done deal backup!
littlewhitedog.com - Telling it
like it is.
At LittleWhiteDog we
strive to bring you the best articles and reviews with a no holds barred
If something rocks, we say it rocks, if something sucks we say it sucks, a
Tellin' it like it is point of view! We encourage reader interaction as
evident from many of our articles and reviews. We also believe that
computers are not all there is to life, so our news section is littered with
some excellent reading that has nothing to do with computers. In essence we
are here to educate and learn, but we also want you to enjoy your visit at
LittleWhiteDog! So come on in, take a look around, drop us an e-mail, enter
our contests and be entertained!
Epinions.com - Reviews
of Computers & Internet
Epinions does not decide
what content to post and what not to post. Epinions is a platform for people
to share their experiences - both good AND bad. They have over 1 million
reviews of stuff. You can see what others think before you buy.
is a free multi spyware removal utility, that scans your memory, registry
and hard drives for known spyware components and lets you remove them
THE FONT WAREHOUSE-FONT LINKS
Lots of Free
Tom's Hardware Guide
One of the
best all around sites for everything hardware. Be there or be square !
This is the mother of Computer Portal sites. It collects
headlines from over 123 web sites all pertaining to PCs. You get to choose
which sites you want included. Then you visit this personalized headline
site any day for that day's headlines. This is just too good to be free
and yet it is!
SysOpt.com expert community of PC hardware enthusiasts and professionals.
A team of eight computer enthusiasts work this site for both power
users and IT professionals. There are articles, forums, reviews, and
guides. This site is updated daily and is easy to use. It's user interface
is lean, mean, and over-all quite professional. Well worth a daily visit!
Spychecker - database of Spyware (adware) products lets you detect spyware before you download.
Not sure if the
free software you are about to download is in fact a so called Spyware,
or otherwise advertising enhanced product that installs additional third
party components on your system? This site maintains a frequently-updated
data-base of shareware and adware.
Here you can search all the messages that have been posted in
newsgroups since 1995. This archive is the largest such storehouse of
postings on the web and contains more than 650 million messages-- over a
terabyte of human conversation, much of which has been unavailable for
Google has done an outstanding job of restoring this archive. Results are
searchable by date and thread count is included.
AXCEL216's MAX Speeed WinDOwS Tricks Secrets Bugs Fixes
This site is huge... over 100 pages [with
1000+ ©tricks] and counting.
So you need to take a break from whatever you were doing, brew a fresh
coffee pot, fill up your XL mug [but don't spill it on your keyboard ;)],
kick back, relax, and only after that, dig in, 1 tip at a time.
All these steps must be performed in this exact order for maximum comfort.
of Mail-Order-Internet Computer Companies
At present, there are 1721 companies evaluated in this survey. The
survey covers nationally advertised mail-order companies, and/or companies
who do business on the Internet. All of the evaluations on the
ResellerRatings.com site were submitted by your fellow Internet users.
Find out what they think, where they shop, and where they've been burned,
so you won't be.
Note: Reviews are also organized by rating.
provides a natural-language interface for searching the support
knowledge bases of Microsoft, Intuit, & Adobe. This is much
better than Microsoft's knowledge-base page - and provides the same
content! Recommended by Brian Livingston in Infoworld. Posted 4-9-01
This is great! It adds a Google search window to your browser
Posted Sunday 4-1-01
A great site that features freeware and shareware with no disabled
features, nags, time limits, or any other tricks.
Posted Friday 3-17-01
Shields UP! -- Internet
Connection Security Analysis
Computer aficionado and legendary assembly language programmer
Steve Gibson provides one of the most valuable community service
sites on the web. If you can read this text, you owe it to yourself
to visit his site for a free, safe, & eye-opening security
analysis of your Internet connection.
Posted Friday 3-8-01
A great service to all PC technicians who need boot disks for
almost every OS out there.
BlackStump What's New Page
Every day BlackStump lists several new and amazing web sites. I get
many of the web sites for my site from this place.
Escape from Hardware Hell
By far one of the best and most comprehensive PC portals
This site has great information, a nice clean look, and is easy
to navigate. It rates
From the site: "Welcome to Bios Central. My goal here is to provide
the most comprehensive PC BIOS information on the Internet."
ODP - Open Directory Project
(www.dmoz.com)ODP - Open Directory Project
The largest human-edited directory of the web. The Open Directory
Project's goal is to produce the most comprehensive directory of the web,
by relying on a vast army of volunteer editors.
Thanks to Phil Porter for the link!
This site is mostly dedicated to making Windows look and act
the way you want it. Page after page to links about icons, desktops,
wallpapers, registry hacks and everything else to help you customize 'look
SHELL EXTENSION CITY
This is a site full of little tweaking programs to change the
way your OS works. There are some gems here!
BE CAREFUL with system tweaks!
Phil Porter's Excellent collection of links,
software, & A+ study notes
The PC Technology Guide
*****EXCELLENT all-in-one Guide to all things PC! *****