Tech – for Everyone

Tech Tips and Tricks & Advice – written in plain English.

Thank You, Tech – for Everyone Readers | One Million!

The old odometer has just clicked over the 1,000,000th visitor to my humble tech Tips, Tricks, and Advice site, Tech – for Everyone.

Since I first published article #1, The first Tech Paul Post: secure your web connection, in June of 2007, I have learned a good deal, made some very important friendships, and – hopefully – helped a few folks learn a few things, solve a few problems, and better enjoy technology along the way.

To you – Dear Reader – I say…


A few other T4E stats:

# of articles posted: 1,056 (roughly 93.56% original, 6.44% re-postings.) Use my “Search widget” to browse prior tips & answers by keywords, or browse my writings by month.

# of Reader Comments: 3,892 (almost exactly half of those are my replies.. so lets say, 2,000 readers have asked questions/commented. I welcome your comments on my articles and questions about computers and “tech”. Dialogue is what keeps the Web relevant and dynamic.)

Most popular article: Manage Startup programs in Vista (115,584 page views)

Most downloaded program (referral): Security Task Manager (928)

# of cups of coffee consumed by Tech Paul while writing all these articles: 16 (… but, they were Olympic swimming pool-sized cups. Ha!)

I never intended to write so many posts, nor write for so long.. my intention was simply to publish a few How-To’s so I could say “read this”, instead of repeating myself (when people find out you’re a tech.. they ask you questions!). But let’s see if we can’t make it through another three years together – shall we?

If you are looking for who won my latest contest drawing, click here.

Copyright 2007-2010 © Tech Paul. All Rights Reserved. jaanix post to jaanix.

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  1. Congratulations Paul, on reaching this impressive milestone.

    This is an outstanding achievement – a level of readership reached by very few. It is a reflection of the valuable public service, and professional advice, you offer to your many readers.

    Continued success, and I look forward to reading your thoughtful articles for at least the next 3 years, or more.



    Comment by Bill Mullins | May 28, 2010 | Reply

    • Bill,
      I appreciate this acknowledgment very much. Thank you.


      Comment by techpaul | May 28, 2010 | Reply

  2. Sincere congratulations

    Greetings from Italy:)


    Comment by leofelix | May 28, 2010 | Reply

  3. Congratulations Tech Paul,on this wonderful achievement… in all aspects of your work, your stats are amazing too.

    Thanks for the helpful info. and good reads as
    I look forward to the next 3 years with Tech For Everyone.

    A loyal and daily reader



    Comment by Gaia | May 28, 2010 | Reply

    • Gaia,
      Thank you. You’re very kind, and I appreciate it.


      Comment by techpaul | May 28, 2010 | Reply

  4. Very, very impressive stats, indeed! Huge congrats to you and keep up the good work!


    Comment by audreypettit | May 28, 2010 | Reply

  5. Paul,

    Although i’m a late-comer,I find your site so worth while and amazing that one techy can pull in a million visits. You are a genius in your own right.


    Comment by Donn Parker | May 28, 2010 | Reply

    • Mr. Parker,
      Thank you for taking the time to write this. I am not endowed with an over-inflated sense of vanity, but it is a distinct pleasure to see your name here. It tells me I must be doing some things right.
      Genius? I’m just a lil ‘ole country boy, but I think my heart’s in the right place.


      Comment by techpaul | May 28, 2010 | Reply

  6. That is a great achievement Paul!!

    Congrats!! I always look forward to reading your posts and can’t thank you enough for your tech advice when I’ve run into trouble.


    Comment by g | May 28, 2010 | Reply

    • g,
      I thank you, sir.

      I have the feeling you might be able to “relate” to this next..
      When I was composing the announcement, and checking dates and figures and such.. and re-reading some of my first posts.. it seemed like a distant radio was playing..

      “Sometimes the light’s all shining on me
      Other times I can barely see
      Lately it occurs to me
      What a long strange trip it’s been…”


      Comment by techpaul | May 28, 2010 | Reply

  7. Woo hoo..! Its Party time Paul… :D
    Heartly congratulations to you Paul for achieving this milestone…
    Keep the good work going on buddy… :thumbsup:


    Comment by Ranjan | May 28, 2010 | Reply

    • Ranjan,
      Thank you.

      I do this for people like you.


      Comment by techpaul | May 28, 2010 | Reply

  8. TechPaul,

    This does not surprise me… You have stayed the course with this. All I can say is “Thank You” for all the advice, help and most importantly the friendship.



    Comment by Ramblinrick | May 28, 2010 | Reply

    • Rick,
      Yes.. well.. I am stubborn I guess.

      As for the other, it is my distinct privilege – as well as a real pleasure – to be able to say “my friend Rick”.


      Comment by techpaul | May 28, 2010 | Reply

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  10. ‘If a thing’s worth doing at all,’ said the professor‥‘it’s worth doing well.’
    [1915 H. G. Wells Bealby v.]


    …and now where is my old vinyl copy of ‘Workingman’s Dead’


    Comment by Bob Slyker | May 29, 2010 | Reply

    • Bob Slyker,
      Thank you for your kind and supportive words of encouragement.

      But I have to ask.. vinyl???


      Comment by techpaul | May 29, 2010 | Reply

  11. Oh ya! “Classic” black vinyl with a paper label in the center! Those were “The days”


    Comment by Bob Slyker | May 29, 2010 | Reply

    • yes.. I remember them. And I remember the jump-up-to-flip-ing. And the needle “hiss”, “scratch”. and “pop”-ing.. the warping. (“don’t leave your records in the sun.. in the sun.. in the sun.. in the sun.. “)
      And I remember spending hours “recording” those vinyl discs to a new thing called “cassette tapes”.. and paying extra for “metal” tapes.

      Nowadays, my entire music collection fits on a ‘chip’ about the size of my fingernail, and my “phonograph player” is about the size of a zippo lighter… Amazing!


      Comment by techpaul | May 29, 2010 | Reply

  12. Congratulations! Very cool milestone and one my blog is very far from (on what I try not to brood). :)


    Comment by Rarst | May 29, 2010 | Reply

  13. Paul,
    Congrats on this major accomplishment!! To say you must be doing something right is an understatement. We’ve only been acquainted for a short time, but I know you’re a good guy and much deserving of this honor.


    Comment by Paul Lubic, Jr. | May 29, 2010 | Reply

  14. Paul,

    I would like to THANK YOU for your time and energy you put into your site and the generous and important information you post here. I check your site a few times everyday and I always learn and enjoy reading what you have posted. So Thank You for sharing your knowledge and time.


    Comment by Cappydawg | May 30, 2010 | Reply

    • Cappydawg,
      BION (Believe It Or Not), I am asked from time to time, “why do you do it?” (blogging). Especially when the person realizes nobody is paying me to do it.
      Also, BION, I sometimes ask myself that question too.

      The answer always boils down to: my job often requires me to educate, along with “repair”. I don’t always just ‘click’, ‘click’, ‘click’, you’re all set.
      And so, I guess, the “teacher” in me hopes to provide a way for everyone to “learn and enjoy reading”.

      Comments like yours keep me going. Thank you.


      Comment by techpaul | May 30, 2010 | Reply

  15. Congrats Paul on crossing that magical number!!

    I’m almost a daily visitor to ur blog & enjoy reading ur reviews. I’m quite impressed by the way you write articles, making them understandable for not so techy people.

    Wish you Good Luck to double the magical number sooonnnnnn!!



    Comment by Grr | June 1, 2010 | Reply

    • Grr,
      Thank you for taking the time and letting me know this. (Positive “reader feedback” charges my blogger’s batteries, and helps keep me going.)


      Comment by techpaul | June 2, 2010 | Reply

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