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Misc Windows/Computer Help
Windows Registry
MS Configuration Utility
TweakUI (Powertools)
Tips & Tricks
MS Office
Web Authoring


Beginners and Internet Help Information


Misc Windows/Computer Help

Computer Hints and Tips to Bring You Back From the Edge

PC Guide   - Detailed PC reference
PC Pitstop   - Tune up your PC online
XPTuneUp - Tune up your Win XP PC
InfiniSource  - Download all OS Boot Disks
UltimateBootCD  - Make Bootable CDs  -  Forum-based help
Bleeping Computer  -  Free easy-to-understand help & tutorials
  DUX Computer Digest  
The Elder Geek on Win XP  

Microsoft Critical Update Scan


Scans your pc; tells you which updates you need.

Windows 95 

Using windows and upgrades to 2000.
Windows 98 

MSN's easy to read and navigate explanation of     Win 98.
Xpert Site 

Expert advice with computer problems.
Web Help 

Ask a person for help on a specific problem.
Help Talk 

Lost about computer stuff and need help?  Ask them.


Windows info, updates, tech how-to,  tips and tricks
5 Star Support 

Free tech help.
Windows Help
IE Setup
IE Repair
Practically Networked

Windows Process Libraries
The WinTasks Process Library contains information about all common Windows 
processes and is continously updated with new information. On the following pages 
you can find a subset of the most popular processes listed in the WinTasks Process Library.


System Processes

Security Risks
Windows Registry  
  Windows Guide Network Technical resources and support for tweaking, managing and securing the Windows operating system using the registry, scripting and security. 
  Registry Tweaks for Windows 98 Lots of good information on different tweaks to your registry to make windows run better for you.
  Using the Windows Registry Lots of information about your registry.
  Registry Tips Lots of Tips and Tweaks for your Registry here.
  Repairing the Windows Registry How to use their registry tools and repair your registry. From Easy Desk Software.
  User Options and the Windows Registry- Hacks Lots of Tips and How-to's on altering your Windows Registry to make Windows work better for you.
  Windows 95 Tips- Registry A lot of good information here.  If you want to read thru this site, make sure you have a lot of time.
Windows Tweaks and Tips
An excellent resource for Windows XP Tips, Fixes and Utilities! Plus much more... "I've put together a lot of information from various sources, to help you find answers to the problems some users have with Windows XP. I've also put together some commonly requested tweaks and tips to make XP work the way you want it to."
  The The Elder Geek on Windows XP Has bugs and fixes, features, system requirements, performance benefits, system tools, upgrade issues and lots more.
  PurePerformance Tweaks and Tips for Windows 9x/ME/2000/XP/2003 to tune performance and stability with software configuration secrets. Easy to follow step by step instructions.
Beta Operating System Resource This has tons of information about Windows 2000. Has bugs and fixes, features, system requirements, performance benefits, system tools, upgrade issues and lots more.
John Savill's FAQ Answers to frequently asked questions about Windows NT, Windows 2000
Tech Enthusiast Tricks If you’re interested in unique shortcuts or problem-solving methods, check here for tips and tricks submitted by IT pros, members of the Windows 2000 development team, and your fellow geeks.
bitpipe Find dozens of tips on troubleshooting, optimizing, saving time, and more for administrators of servers running Windows 2000.
How to Increase System Resources From HP Customer Service.  They show you how to increase your system resources in a number of ways. 
PC 911- Windows 95/98 Get to know your computer with the help of this well organized site.  Many tips and Tricks to help you become comfortable with your operating system.
PH.Net Windows TroubleShooting Tweek your Windows operating system.  Provides bug fix's for missing VxD & DLL files.   A good source of information.
Microsoft Personal Online Support Find out the cause and possible solutions to some error messages you might be getting.
Windows 98 Critical Updates Download critical Windows 98 updates here.
Windows 98 Annoyances This is by no means a windows bash site.  They just know what makes Windows tick.  You will find many topics of information here.  
Windows 98 Central- Support Get lots of tips and fixes here.
Inside Windows 98 A world of knowledge here.  There are many chapters of topics that go into great detail.  Great Site!
Windows 98 Orientation Has the following topics:  Installation and setup tips, Multimedia, Troubleshooting and Tech Tips.
CMPnet Very good resource.  Lots of tips, upgrades, books, other resources and lots more.
ResourceLink ResourceLink provides direct access to complete Resource Kits, Training Kits, and other titles, as well as the latest technical updates, tools, and utilities-straight from Microsoft.
Tips & Tricks
Win98 Magazine Lots of Tips and Tricks for Windows 95/98/NT users.  Visit their Tips Forum or their Tips Database.
PC 911 Has a large collection of Tips to help you get to know your Windows Operating System.
Acky.Net 101+ Tips for Windows.  This also has many subjects relating to Web Authoring.
WinFiles A very extensive listing of Tips & Tricks to cover many areas of computing.  Also has many other subjects.  A great source for Tech Support also.
ZDNet Under the Tips category, you will find many tips and how to's.  This site has many categories of information at your disposal for all Windows operating systems.
Virtual Dr. Another great source for "Loads of Tips"
This site is packed with information for all Windows operating systems.
Malek Tips An easy to browse site.  Lots of tips for all current Windows platforms.  Also lots of support information.
Bob Cerelli's Windows Site  Includes:  Tips and Tricks, Software listings, Application, Installation and Networking information & more.
Windows 95/98 Tips and Tricks Brought to you by ActiveNetworks.  They have lots of support information to include:  DVD, IE, all Windows platforms, articles, fixes, FAQ's and much more.
TweakUI (Powertools)
All about PowerToys Self-explanatory
Windows CE based PowerToys What you get, and how you get it.
Win 98:  PowerToys/TweakUI Help installing this User Interface (UI) utility.
MS PowerToys Download PowerToys here
PowerToys for IE4 Explains what this utility is made to do in IE4.  Also, they supply you with the downloads.
PowerToys- Install Guide Complete instruction on installing the PowerToys Utility.
MS Configuration Utility What is MSConfig, how to use, search this site alphabetically.  Contact them for any tech advice.
System Configuration Utility Advanced Troubleshooting Settings Support document for Windows 98/ ME. Fine tuning Windows 98 - About the System Configuration Utility.
To Start System Configuration Utility From Microsoft.
Windows 98 Troubleshooting tool PC World online provides some helpful insight on using the configuration utility.
MS Office
Microsoft Office From Microsoft, get resources, fundamentals of use, in-depth product information, support and much more here.
Development Tools Get tons of information about many of the development tools this has to offer.
Office 97 Get information on, and help with Office 97.
MS Office Tips Has tips on Word, Excel, Powerpoint and misc. tips.
Inside Microsoft Office 97 Lots of tips, tricks and resources.  Feel free to post a question on their message boards.
Woody's Office Portal A one stop shop for all your Office questions.  Has a discussion forum and you can email Woody with your Office questions.  Lots of helpful resources here.
Installation Instructions for MS Office Suite Includes instructions for IBM compatible and Macintosh systems.
Web Authoring
HTML Help by The Web Design Group This is an excellent site for learning HTML.  Complete with tutorials and help forums.  Ask them a question here and they will respond usually in <24 hours.
Help Authoring Resource Center Providing assistance in HTML, Web Design, Tools selection and more.
Absolutely Free Webmaster Tools/ Meta Search Engine Find all the tools and resources that you will need to make a web site right here.
WEBalley- Web publishing for beginners A very well laid out site to help with HTML, writing, tools, software & promoting.
Web Design Help This site is centered around getting you started and keeping it free.  
Don's Place - List of links, Web Authoring/HTML A nice collection of others' web pages.
Web Tools Lots of resources for tools, tips and techniques.
CNET.Com- Web Building Browse their many resources to find what you're looking for.  Lots to choose from.  Includes a helpful how-to section.
WWW Authoring Information The heading on this site states that it is no longer maintained, but there are still lots of useful tools here.  
Beginner's Web Authoring Workshop This site has very easy to understand instruction.  A great head start for people new to web design.
A Few Scanning Tips This site has a lot to offer.  Get the basics here along with many other bits of information.  This is a one-stop site for all your scanning informational needs.  Includes:  Links to manufactures, books on scanning, frequently asked questions, links to other scanning sites and much more. 
Scanning FAQ A good resource for question and answers.  Many other links that will provide lots of information.
Sullivan's Online Scanning Resources Lots of good tips and resources here
Microtech Home Page Get support and drivers here.
Mustek Get support and drivers here.


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