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Peter Greene's Top 10+ as announced on Tuesday, 1/2/2007
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- Windows Vista - Microsoft's Web resource to launch and support their new OS (Operating System). If you are considering Vista as an upgrade you should visit this "Windows Vista Upgrade Advisor" and make sure your software will work.
- SuperBowl-Ads.com - a resource that provides lots of information and news on the ads and advertisers for the NFL's SuperBowl event.
- USSkiTeam.com - official Web site for the U.S. Ski Team.
- WirelessGuide.org - a buyer's guide to cell phone and wireless service plans. Here is "About.com's cell phone resource".
- WN.com - World News [Network] is a vast global news and information resource; here is their impressive "WorldNews Network Site Map".
- Wi-FiPlanet.com - a great source for tech news, reviews and more on the Wi-Fi [wireless networking] industry. [hosted by "Internet.com".]
- OMRI.org - the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) provides organic certifiers, growers, manufacturers, and suppliers an independent review of products intended for use in certified organic production, handling, and processing.
- TaxPolicyCenter.org - the center is comprised of nationally recognized experts in tax, budget, and social policy who have served at the highest levels of government. Also visit: "TaxFoundation".
- AMTadvisor.com - a resource to help you find answers to the Alternative Minimum Tax that continues to affect more and more people each year - learn how to plan ahead to avoid it. [article: "Preparation Softens Blow of Alternative Minimum Tax]
- CBO.gov - Congressional Budget Office - learn about the federal government's budgeting process - "all about what the CBO does".
- chrisfarleyfoundation.com - remembering a great comedian. Helping college students through the "AaronMeyer House".
*** Below are last month's choices ****
- FoodGeeks.com - a place to share recipes and information about cooking and ingredients.
- VegGuide.org - a restaurant and shopping guide for vegetarians and vegans.
- ProductsHub.com - information, pricing, news and reviews on tens of thousands of [consumer electronics and related] products.
- TheCopierNetwork.com - a resource for people who use high-speed copiers - which are also networked printers and faxing solutions; includes an online forum/discussion area to try and help solve problems.
- BlogCritics.org - an ezine [online magazine] and a community of writers and readers from around the globe.
- StumbleUpon.com - try surfing the internet with this resource - find Web sites, videos, pictures and more all according to your interests.
- Pronto.com - a product search engine to help you shop online; also visit the new "Google Checkout" (save $10 or $20 with select online stores) and their related shopping search engine ---> "Froogle" [which is still in beta]. Other online shopping resources include: "CyberMonday", "ShopLocal", "Like", "Kaboodle", "ThisNext" and "DealCatcher".
- Sports-Central.org - a sports fan enthusiasts Web resource.
- HDSportsGuide.com - a resource to help you find HDTV sports listings, HD sports broadcasts and news.
- TechCrunch.com - is a weblog dedicated to profiling and reviewing new Internet products and companies.
- SpeakEasy.net's Speed Test - use this resource to check-out your Internet connection speed.
- (*)Microsoft Windows AntiSpyware |Defender" - here is the link to download Microsoft's Defender AntiSpyware software; it is well worth checking out.
- (*)2 books on Google - "Google Hacks" and the new "Google Pocket Guide". Also visit Peter's new "Book Page".
- (***)Here is the "E-mail Anti-SPAM Encoder by Hiveware" to use if you post your email address to Web pages.
- (***)Here is the way to "eliminate the Windows Logon Screen". Remember to be careful when editing any system files; make sure you review the numerous resources I've posted about the Windows Registry that can be found on my "Tips" and "Techlinks" pages. And if you need access to your Windows system [like you forgot your administrative password] and are having trouble - then the "EBCD Utility [Free]" may be able to help.
- (***)US-CERT warns against using Internet Explorer - issued 6-29-2004 - U.S. government's Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) is warning Web surfers to stop using Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE) browser. If you are concerned an alternative may be Mozilla's next generation Web browser called "FireFox" and visit the "InfoStar Virus Info Center" Web page and look for Web browsers.
- (***)List of fixes included in Windows XP Service Pack 2 [SP 2] - access Microsoft's information on what they have tried to fix in Windows XP. Here's an article on the fact that a "SP 2 exploit has already been found".
- (***)End of support for Windows 98 and Windows Me [July 11, 2006] - as recently announced by Microsoft.
- (***) [Now Tip #38 @ "InfoStar.com's Tip" page] Assistance with shutting off Windows Messenger Service to help eliminate unwanted solicitations: [Eliminating Windows Messenger Service by Jim Coates] - [Microsoft Messenger Service: Spam and More] - [Windows Messenger is new spam vector]
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