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DUX COMPUTER DIGEST
Summaries and Links
December 2001

How can I share an Internet Connection with Windows 2000? Answer.

12/26 FBI Warns on Windows XP Hole. In addition to installing the security patch available from Microsoft's Web site, computer users running Windows XP should disable the "Universal Plug and Play" feature, if they are not using it.  You can download the security patch/install it herePrivacy Expert Roots Out True Origin of "XP Flaw". Microsoft said customers using Windows 98, Windows 98 Second Edition and Windows ME with UPnP should also use the patch.  Sure enough, it was installed on my computer running Windows Me.  Go to Start, Settings, Control Panel, Add/Remove Programs, Windows Setup, Communications, Details...  1/3/02 Update... Microsoft Plug-And-Play Patch Pleases FBI. The FBI today said it is satisfied with a software patch issued by Microsoft to protect against security holes inherent in its Windows XP, Millennium Edition and 98 operating systems, despite earlier recommendation that users should disable parts of the software entirely.

Is there a combination broadband router/Ethernet switch that supports USB cable or DSL MODEMS?  Answer.

How do I get a Windows 98 (95, 98 SE, Me) computer to work with a Windows XP computer on a network using a broadband router? Answer.

How do I share a drive or folder in Windows XP with other computers on a Windows network?  Answer.

How can I recover some old files that were backed-up with the old version of MSBACKUP?  Answer.

How can I determine what version of Windows 95, 98, 98 Second Edition (SE), or Me I have installed? Answer.

Do you have a form that your technicians use when troubleshooting PC's?  Answer.

Questions about modular plug crimpers.

What are clock frequencies, nominal voltages, typical thermal power, and  maximum die temperatures for the various AMD Athlon XP processors?  Answer.

How to Install the EpoX 8KHA+ Motherboard provides detailed instructions for installing the popular, high-performance EpoX 8KHA+ DDR Socket A AMD Athlon/Duron Motherboard in a typical computer.

4 Ways to Clean-Install the Windows XP Upgrade.   That is, clean- installed on a hard disk on which an older version of Windows is installed, on a new hard disk drive, or one that has been formatted or taken down to "bare metal?

How do You Install the Windows XP Pro OEM Version?

What is an OEM Version of Windows?

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What are the differences between Windows XP Professional and Home Edition versions?

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