We all started learning about computers somewhere, and over the years I have saved good [ getting started with computer] pages. They should help you with editing, simple harware problems, and feeling more comfortable on email lists. These links can show you how to edit, how to remove the characters from forwards, and how to practice good netiquitte. Also there is a link here to find urban legends, you don't have to be fooled by forwards.
Character Stripper for Forwards
Free online spell checker. Checks your spelling and word count
Do you have a file to big to send? Here is your answer. To big to send.
A favorite list of freeware. Freeware galore.
Is your file to big for email? You send it!!
Choose who you want to send a file to. It can be anyone with an email address. You can specify multiple email addresses separated by commas.
Here is a great site for an upgraded free download of a paint program. From Washnington State University. It resizes and changes files from bmp to jpg. Thank you WSU!
Do you try sending links that don't wrap? Here are some sites that makes long links clickable.
Make a Shorter Link
This one can be private by the use of a password.
Here are a couple of links that let you easily convert PDF to HTML.
Internet Traffic Report
I've been trying to get away from Microsoft products, and found Mozilla to be user friendly. I like Foxfire, the new broswer, and Thunderbird as an email client.
Mozilla Products are free
Active X control help for other browsers.
Plug-in For Hosting ActiveX Controls
Here is one of the best tutorial pages I've run across, there is a lot of information about windows, and quite a bit about the XP operating system.
Denny's Tutorial Viewlets
How about an email list for windows?
A good site for beginners- EZ4U Computers
Bleeping Computer dot com, great tutorials
Computer Articles, Presentations, and Tutorials
Another good site for beginners- computer Hope
Windows, Computers, Internet & More
Find Old Archived Websites
I love this site, it allows me to sign onto news sites and not have to register. IT'd called Bug ME NOt and the name says it all.
Bug me not, sign into registered sites
How to send pop email
Email List FAQs
Email List Netiquette
Send Email in Plain Text
Manage your email lists when you send group mail
Emoticons are facial expressions made by a a certain series of keystrokes
Newbies and Nitwits for beginners
Online dictionary for computer and IT
List of lists, all kinds of computer help links.
List of lists
Broadband port scanner, free, no download
What is your IP address?
Find it here
Windows Support and Drivers
Windows Registry Guide
Annoyances, all about Windows Annoyances
PC911 - Friendly Computer Help In Plain English
Neat Net Tricks
Accurate time for your computer clock
Trish's Escape from Hardware Hell
WEcome to PC Hell covers about everything, well worth the visit.
Modem help and more
How Stuff Works...
WEB TV HELP
Is your hardware ready for XP?
Motherboards and more
See if your freeware is spyware
Fix it before it fails
The Big Fix
Automated software updating service
Network Tools Trace and more
Virus Help Index
Craig Williams AV Page
Virus Alerts For The Common Man
Top Ten Viruses Today and More
New Virus Hoaxes (check here if you get an alert)
House Call free Virus Scan
If all else fails you an do your computer in!!
FOR SPAM AND ABUSE
One way to stop spammers is to blind carbon copy, bcc, your recipients.
Abuse on the interent is becoming widespread. You do not have to be a victim, fight back!! Here are some tools to help you do that. The first link give you step by step instructions on what to do if you have been stalked, harrased or violated online. There is something you can do.
Are you tired of your address being harvested off your site? Try this nifty program. No download involved.
Enkoder Here is a free program you can use to help fight spam.
Tools for fighting spam
Stalking Resource Center- Victim Assitance
Cyberstalking laws- 42 on the books
Cyberstalking Behavior; a new form of terror
Do you know your online rights? Have you received a letter asking you to remove information from a Web site or to stop engaging in an activity? Are you concerned about liability for information that someone else posted to your online forum? If so, this site is for you. Chilling Effects.
Network Tools Trace and more
Who Is Network Solutions
Working To Halt Online Abuse
Turn in spammers
UNX Spam Combat
How to cut and paste
World Time Zones
ListManager's FAQ page
A great free archiving service for email lists:
Telephone Directories on the Web
All the Worlds Maps
Free Email Reminders
Net Lingo Dictionary
FDA Recalls and Safety Alerts
Not Much Opinion Polls
Do you like fun tests?
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