Stories by Scott Spanbauer

Turn your desktop into a dial-up server

It's time for another business trip. While travelling with your laptop, you realise you forgot to copy over a critical file. Sure, you could have a colleague back at the office root around your PC and e-mail the file to you. But why not dial in to th...

Internet Explorer 5 survival guide

Microsoft's latest browser has been out for a few months now -- long enough for the irritating interface glitches, security flaws, bugs and incompatibilities with other applications to manifest themselves fully. No service pack is available yet, but ...

StarOffice 5.1 nudges Microsoft

Tired of paying top dollar for Microsoft's software? It's no Office 2000, but the latest version of Star Division's underdog office suite offers everything most office drones need: word processing, spreadsheets and charts, presentations, a database, ...

Pick a patch

Virus alerts, security loopholes and bugs, bugs, bugs and more bugs. Here you will find workarounds and patches to some of the latest software failings.

Outlook 98/97 archive jive

Microsoft has released a patch for Outlook 98 and 97, a fix for the program's Archive and AutoArchive features which may lose messages in the process of archiving.

Lock your files

On Windows 95 and NT PCs that use FAT, anyone who can log in has complete access to every file. If you would like to change that default, here's how . . .

Office 97 still hackable

Microsoft has announced -- and filled -- two more security holes in Office 97. Find out if the flaws affect you, and how to fix them.

McAfee utilities just don't get along

The McAfee Office suite is a tempting buy. For less than $200 you get a grab bag of ten separate, free-standing utilities -- including VirusScan, Nuts & Bolts 98, and Guard Dog -- that would cost hundreds of dollars if purchased separately. However, ...

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