LINKS - Computers

Protect Your Computer

Knowledge - Keep up-to-date on what's out there!

McAfee Security - Virus Information
Current information on virus'.


IT Terms with Links Glossary
Welcome to this glossary, which provides definitions and links to further information on IT and Computer related terms.
(added February 17, 2006)

Security Glossary
A list of definitions, by no means complete, of the various terms used when discussing Security, Spyware, Adware, Viruses, etc
(added February 17, 2006)

AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition
Test Your Computer Security

How it Works - What to look for - How to protect yourself - How to report it - What to do if you are a victim
(updated: April 18, 2013)

Steve Gibson's Security Test
AVG Free Edition is the well-known anti-virus protection tool. AVG Free is available free-of-charge to home users for the life of the product!

latest virus threats - security advisories - virus definitions - security updates - virus removal tools - top virus threats - reference area (hoaxes, virus encyclopedia, virus calendar, etc.)

Urban Legends Reference Pages
Rumour has it ...
(added December 20, 2005)

Learn about computer virus myths, hoaxes, urban legends, hysteria, and the implications if you believe in them. You can also search a list of computer virus hoaxes & virus hysteria.

Windows Forum
Keep up-to-date with news and information in the computer world.

Zone Labs
Smarter Security
(added February 4, 2005)

Spyware Programs
Waging the war against spyware
Very complicated read but hopefully something can be learned from reading it through.

Spyware Guide
The Spyware Guide was created to provide an all inclusive and updated resource on spy ware applications, what they do and how they’re used. These resources include: which software applications can detect and defeat spyware, an extensive database of all known spy software and adware applications and contact information as well as other privacy related products.

A real-time protection solution against spyware! (Freeware)

Spyware Blaster
Prevent spyware from installing in the first place! (Freeware)

Fix Your Computer was created as an information site as well as an intern program in conjunction with Community Colleges, Technical Schools and Universities nationwide. Information Technology students that attend the schools are given an opportunity to get involved in helping others with their computer problems and in turn gain invaluable experience in troubleshooting and researching computer issues. Speed Test
Check the speed of your computer's downloads. (free)
(updated: April 18, 2013)

Windows XP
The Elder Geek on Windows XP
Windows XP Home and Professional Information and Forum
(added August 27, 2005)

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