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Help Me Keep My New PC Happy, Healthy and Safe From Harm

I've very recently (ie yesterday) got myself a brand new desktop PC! I would really like your advice on the best ways to keep it running at its best, protected from the nasty things that lurk on the internet (virii, malware, spyware etc) and set up to get the most out of our blossoming relationship... The machine runs on Windows 8. [more inside]
posted by Philby on Jun 25, 2014 - 10 answers

How does DailyLit split up books into bits?

How do sites like DailyLit split up large text files into smaller files and then email them? [more inside]
posted by reenum on Sep 30, 2013 - 4 answers

Is there a tool to help me consolidate all these image files?

MacFilter: Looking for a program or shell script that will allow me to quickly and easily scan my computer (Mac) for duplicates of images and consolidate them so that aren't redundant copies taking up space everywhere. [more inside]
posted by Bengston on Oct 26, 2010 - 3 answers

computer virus protection and removal program?

Can anyone recommend an affordable, effective computer virus protection and removal program?
posted by tangyraspberry on Apr 13, 2010 - 17 answers

Writer meets arthritis

Mac voice-recognition software for a writer with arthritis. [more inside]
posted by grumblebee on Dec 3, 2009 - 9 answers

MS Money export

How do I export data out of Microsoft Money? [more inside]
posted by emilyv on Jun 21, 2009 - 9 answers

Virus Scan Company That Accepts Submissions?

Do any of the major virus-scan software sites permit sending in a questionable programs for possible addition to the ongoing alerts? [more inside]
posted by Quarter Pincher on Jun 16, 2009 - 3 answers

What do I need to look at when buying a new laptop?

I'm in the market for a new laptop. Should I get a PC or Mac? What specs are important for me to look at when making a decision? [more inside]
posted by reenum on Jun 2, 2009 - 31 answers

How can I more easily create a ranked list?

Is there a simple program that will help a person rank their preferences of a list of items by presenting them with a series of A vs. B matchups? [more inside]
posted by soonertbone on Apr 21, 2009 - 7 answers

Machine, point me to food

Where's my food? How to make a web ap that tells me how to find vegetarian food easily? [more inside]
posted by klangklangston on Mar 16, 2009 - 17 answers

How to read PDF files on Amazon Kindle?

How to read PDF files on Amazon Kindle? [more inside]
posted by omaralarifi on Jul 21, 2008 - 6 answers

I need a computer program made.

Is there a site where I can find someone to make me a computer program or small script? [more inside]
posted by bindasj on Apr 20, 2008 - 8 answers

Is there a program that will show me a virtual representation of a body?

Is there a computer program that will allow me to put in weight and height and then get a virtual representation of a body? [more inside]
posted by bindasj on Apr 6, 2008 - 5 answers

I want to make shortcut that opens two executables in a row in windows.

Need to make one icon to run multiple programs in windows [more inside]
posted by kaozity on Feb 27, 2008 - 6 answers

How to

From a technical and practical standpoint, how can I set up both of the following in my office building. 1) a news ticker (real, scrolling text) 2) a light that flashes every time an incident is triggered on an attached computer [more inside]
posted by gbinal on Jun 18, 2007 - 10 answers

Problem installing program by DVD

Why doesn't my computer recognize a program I want to install by DVD. I use XP. It happens to be a bible program and my DVD does recognize other DVD's but when I put in the installation DVD for this program, nothing shows up under the "D" drive where the DVD is located. If I go to "Start," "Open" I get a message "Please insert a disc in drive D." I've rebooted a number of times and this does not help. I've called the (bible program) help desk and they sent me a complete new program (free) and low and behold, it does not recognize the DVD? Any ideas' to try? Do you think I have a defective DVD?
posted by orlin on Jul 4, 2006 - 6 answers

Why can't I open pdf's in Firefox?

Recently, Acrobat has stopped opening pdf's in my firefox browser. It works fine in internet explorer, but I'd rather stay away from that particular program. I've tried reinstalling, updating, changing preferences and more. Anybody else experiencing this? [more inside]
posted by gilsonal on Apr 19, 2006 - 12 answers

How to teach a boy programming skills?

SW-Developer was asked by 8-yrs old boy how to write a computer program... [more inside]
posted by germanguy on Jan 13, 2006 - 12 answers

Chess strategy tutorial software?

I want to learn to play chess. Anybody know of a good computer program to help me learn? More inside. [more inside]
posted by LittleMissCranky on May 14, 2004 - 10 answers

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