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How to upgrade to IE 5

The easiest way to upgrade to IE 5 is to install it over IE 4.x. Be warned though, it will leave junk behind. Here's how to find the old data and delete it.

The cost of looking good

Windows' display Settings screen offers various choices for "Color" and "Desktop area". What do these options mean? What do you gain or lose by choosing a higher or lower setting? We explain these options . . .

I don't want my documents in My Documents

If you already have a data folder with another name and have shortcuts pointing to that folder, you're not likely to move everything to My Documents just to take advantage of the File-Save command's default location. And you don't have to -- here's h...

More files to purge

Earlier this year we offered tips on unneeded files from Windows that you can delete. Here are some more candidates for the recycle bin.

Stop annoying scans

Windows insists that ScanDisk runs every time your computer crashes. Find it annoying? Here's how to disable it.

Clean out the debris left by deleted apps

You may think you have uninstalled a program -- but wait -- what's that? Lots of bits and pieces left over cluttering up your system. What to do? Third-party uninstall applications are available, but the manual method is recommended instead. Here's h...

Where to go for virus info

Finding information on a virus can be a hard task particularly when it has more than one name. Aside from checking with your own antivirus program, there are a number of virus information sources on the Web.

Password-protect folders

Want to keep folder contents safe from prying eyes? A selection of shareware available over the Net lets you do just that, encrypting folders and providing password access.

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