Tech – for Everyone

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

XP Error Messages.. (wink)

A loyal reader sent me this video showing Windows XP Error messages that has to be seen to be believed. I could not ’embed’ the video, so you must click here to see it.
Thank you, Dear Reader (you know who you are).

“Some things you just can’t predict. I thought I was through with contests, and now, ‘lo and behold!, I have a Grand Prize Contest, and I am pleased as punch to run it! Today’s Grand Prize retails for $200, and features software I have endorsed from Day One.”

Get your attention? Find out more here: A SUPER-Special Software License Giveaway (My Last?)

A short while back now I wrote a popular series about hardware upgrading – specifically, about rebuilding my gaming rig into an Intel i7/X58 based machine to take advantage of the new technologies available to us consumers. (To see that series, click here.)

The other day I noticed a good price on an X58 motherboard on the “B stock” page at EVGA. EVGA is my company of choice for nVIDIA based graphics cards and mobo’s.
(X58 is already B-stock.. wow. I know “Moore’s Law“ tells us that tech is ‘growing’ at an exponential rate [evolving is a better word] but this is ridiculous. I think time needs to slow down…)

To see all the deals at EVGA (on slightly-older-than-cutting-edge gear) click here.

** SUPER Software License Giveaway Drawing **

To help celebrate SUPERAntiSpyware’s recent inclusion in VirusTotal’s premier file analyzing service, the good folks there at SUPERAntiSpyware (known in the biz as “SAS”) have generously donated some Professional Edition licenses to me – “lifetime” licenses no less – to award to my readers.

SUPERAntiSpyware is a program for combating spyware and Internet threats. Today’s Grand Prize retails for $200, and features software I have endorsed from Day One.”
For details (and to enter), click here.

Today’s free download: Need a “quick and simple” program for working with digital images? FastStone Image Viewer 4.2
“An image browser, converter and editor that supports all major graphic formats including BMP, JPEG, JPEG 2000, GIF, PNG, PCX, TIFF, WMF, ICO and TGA. It has a nice array of features such as image viewing, management, comparison, red-eye removal, emailing, resizing, cropping, color adjustments, musical slideshow and much more.”

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July 28, 2010 Posted by | computers, free software, software, tech | , , , | 6 Comments