Browsing When IE Isn’t Available

http://www.downloadsquad.com/2008/01/03/how-to-surf-the-web-even-if-internet-explorer-is-disabled/ Saw this on Download Squad this morning and thought it was pretty cool. Basically Windows Help will let you browse to websites, even if IE is disabled or virus-ridden. As one poster pointed out, this means you can download anti-virus on a machine that IE is unusable on. Cool.

Ultimate Link List

The Ultimate Link Listing TrendMicro’s Online Virus Scanner (Housecall) http://housecall.trendmicro.com John Savill’s FAQ For Windows http://www.windowsitpro.com/windowsnt20002003faq/ SpyBot Search & Destroy http://spybot.safer-networking.de/en/index.html LavaSoft (Makers of Ad-aware)     http://www.lavasoft.de/ Sites Good For Hardware Purchasing http://www.nextag.com (Comparison Shopping) http://www.froogle.com (Comparison Shopping) http://www.pricewatch.com (Comparison Shopping) http://www.tigerdirect.com (Fairly Good Deals, Nice Selection) http://www.cdw.com (Selection Great, Prices…

Does Spam Work?

One of the most annoying plagues to hit the Internet in the past few years (aside from angst-ridden teenagers on MySpace, YouTube, etc…) is unsolicited commercial email advertising (i.e. SPAM). One argument I hear made time and time again is that the reason SPAM persists is that it works. People…

Frustration, thine name is Active Directory

OK, I’m an uber geek. Everyone who knows me knows that. So I don’t need to justify why I’m doing what I’m doing in this article, just take it from me – I’m an uber-geek. There. Alright, so here is my issue, and resolution. Maybe someone will benefit from this…

Cyber Crime Getting Organized

Feed: Wired News: Top Stories Posted on: Friday, September 15, 2006 8:15 AM Author: Wired News: Top Stories Subject: Cyber Crime Getting Organized If you read the news, you’d think that most cyber criminals are lonely, maladjusted teenage hackers stealing credit card numbers from their windowless rooms. But the real…

Three Things I Hate, All In 1 Hour!

Alright, this morning, one of my friends (Who shall remain nameless) sent out a forward to everyone he/she knows regarding a missing child report.  Now I’m a nice person, and so are they, so I feel these kinds of emails are valid to be sent – assuming that the information…

Anyone Wanna Sponsor Me?

As part of my ever loving relationship with internet oddities, I’ve run across quite a few stories about people auctioning off various body parts for advertising space, with some making quite a few bucks doing it. Since I have no body part anyone would pay anything to advertise on, I…

Gotta Get To Work!

Marie & Michael & I had dinner last night at Quaker Steak and she said something to me that really hit for some reason. I told her that I’m redesigning Toledo’s Psychology Website (A site I have some great plans for, BTW) and she said “That’s how you do it…

Lake Internet Questions

Well, I think I’ve figured out what I’m going to do at the Lake for internet. Direcway is looking pretty good. 15 month commitment, but hell, I’ll be here for atleast 4 years… ๐Ÿ˜‰ Plus, it will be a lot easier to stay in contact with my friends at home…