NWA-PCUG Newsletter Article, December 2010
Internet Help


Please feel free to send any other help related sites to Bill Shook bshook1019@aol.com and he will include them in subsequent newsletters.

  • For help with Microsoft Windows and Windows software products: http://www.microsoft.com/windows98/usingwindows/default.asp
    http://www.winmag.com/
    http://www.microsoft.com/WindowsME/support/solutions/default.asp
    http://support.microsoft.com/directory/
    http://windowstipoftheday.blogspot.com/
  • Help on just about anything related to XP operating system:
    http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp.htm

  • Everything you can possibly imagine related to computers:
    http://groups.google.com
    http://www.zdnet.com/
    http://www.cnet.com/
    http://www.smartcomputing.com

  • Multimedia tutorials on over 100 different software applications:
    http://www.pcshowandtell.com (See our April 2000 newsletter)

  • For help on just about anything:
    http://www.askjeeves.com/
    http://www.zdnet.com/zdhelp/stories/main/0, 5594,2673000,00.html
    (10 Technical Support sites)
    http://www.whatis.com (To research file extensions, search for extension, then click on "Every File Format in the World". Also, many other subjects covered)
    http://www.protonic.com
    http://www.nancydoeswindows.com
    http://www.pcnineoneone.com (how-to's, reviews, tips, forums, newsletters, etc.)

    http://www.pcpitstop.com (system diagnosis, tips, links, etc.) http://www.microsoft.com/mindshare/tips.asp


  • Tons of freeware and shareware:
    http://www.simtel.net/simtel.net/
    http://www.bootdisk.com/
    http://www.jumbo.com/
    http://www.winsite.com/

  • For 20% Discount on MS Press titles:
    http://microsoft.com/mindshare/default.asp

  • Price Comparison Shopping
    http://www.bizrate.com/
    http://computers.cnet.com/
    http://www.epinions.com
    http://shop.lycos.com
    http://www.mysimon.com/
    http://www.overstock.com
    http://www.pricegrabber.com
    http://www.pricescan.com
    http://www.pricewatch.com/
    http://www.salescircular.com/
    http://saleshound.com/
    http://www.shopbest.com
    http://www.shopping.com
    http://www.softwareoutlet.com
    http://www.streetprices.com/
    http://www.techbargains.com
    http://www.techshopper.com/
    http://shopping.yahoo.com

  • Valuable info on Windows processes & security
    http://http://www.liutilities.com/products/wintaskspro/processlibrary/

  • Urban Legends and hoaxes (is virus alert factual or bogus)
    http://www.snopes2.com
    http://www.urbanlegends.com
    http://hoaxbusters.ciac.org

  • Grant Wales "Working with Images" site
    http://www.geocities.com/george20032

  • Search sites that search multiple search engines
    http://www.lukol.com
    http://www.dogpile.com

  • Internet Address Country Codes (& much more info)
    http://www.odci.gov/cia/publications/factbook

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