Computer Hero Resources
Here are some valuable resources on the web to help save
(If you have trouble opening any of these links below please
hold down your ctrl key on your keyboard when selecting a link to
temporarily disable your popup blocker.)
Symantec Anti Virus Research Center (The best resource regarding
current virus threats and hoaxes.)
The Leading IT encyclopedia and learning center (A great resource
to find all definitions for all of those confusing computer terms.)
A free online dictionary of computer, internet and technology terms.
Microsoft Windows Updates website for all Microsoft products.
Help and support for all Microsoft products with searchable knowledge
Free web resource for information about Microsoft Windows collected
by actual users.
The best search engine for finding all of your internet needs.
Macintosh Fix It (Troubleshooting solutions for the Apple Macintosh)
Tom's Hardware Guide (A great resource for all your hardware comparison
Your guide for finding device drivers for all your hardware.
Answers that work (An alphabetical list of services that run on
your Windows OS)
An online network of more than 4.2 million professionals from around
the world representing 130 industries.
My Space is an online community that lets you meet your friends'
The largest computer fair in the nation.
Spam Con Foundation
The Spam Con Foundation is a public benefit corporation that advocates
for the mitigation of spam.
The buck stops here! Full explanations, sites and fixes for adware/spyware
A searchable site for de-bunking internet hoaxes.
The File Extension Source (defining the extension of a file to find
an appropriate program to open it with)
Registry Guide for Windows. Registry tweaks, tricks & hacks
to optimize, enhance and secure Microsoft Windows.(Be very careful
when playing in this area)
Find an Internet Service Provider by area code, price or offered
A digital library of the internet. If you liked a site that is now
gone try using the wayback
A boot disk for occasion. Drivers, utilities, dll files and updates
are all just a click away.
DNS, networking, and domain registration tools for network administrators,
domain owners and users.
Jeff Levy is on KNX 1070 News radio and has weekly computer lessons,
news and information regarding hardware, software, gadgets, and
any other technical diversions.
This Week In Tech has daily podcasts from leading gurus about every
topic related to technology. Created by Leo Laporte and hosted by
some of the cast members of Tech TV before it was ruined by G3.
Created by Uniblue, provides a unique online database that lists
everything that should, and should not be running on your computer.
Search & Destroy
This is a great free application to remove spyware on your computer.
I would recommend you make a donation to the site if it has saved
your computer from any serious threat.
Malware can be more annoying and dangerous than a virus. This free tool in combination with Spybot above can help clean most infections and keep your system running clean.
The all-in-one solution for remote access and support over the internet. This tool is amazing and free for non-commercial use. Don't struggle alone have a professional remote into your computer and give you a hand.