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Entries from September 2003

Disk Clean combined with the Scheduled Task feature

September 26th, 2003 · Comments Off on Disk Clean combined with the Scheduled Task feature

Welcome back to another fun filled adventure with The Weekly Geek! Several weeks ago we went over how to manually have Windows clean up your hard drive, and the last two weeks we have gone over how to have Windows automatically check you disk for errors. This week we are going to combine the Disk […]

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Tags: Hard Drives · Optimizing

Running Automatic Disk Cleaning in Windows 2000 and XP

September 19th, 2003 · Comments Off on Running Automatic Disk Cleaning in Windows 2000 and XP

Welcome to this weeks fun filled edition of The Weekly Geek! Last week we went over how to schedule Disk Cleanup for Windows 9x computers. This week we are going to cover Windows 2000 and XP. Fasten your seatbelts, check your mirrors, start your engines and let’s get on to the road of knowledge. Oh, […]

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Tags: Hard Drives · Hardware · Optimizing · Speeding Up

Viruses

September 12th, 2003 · Comments Off on Viruses

Welcome back to this exciting edition of The Weekly Geek! As promised, together we will continue to learn about the threats that are out to get your computer (maybe even you). This week we will cover viruses. Even though each week we will cover the different types of threats to your system, understand that today […]

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Tags: Malware · Security · Virus

Virus Attacks

September 5th, 2003 · Comments Off on Virus Attacks

Welcome back to another fun filled adventure of The Weekly Geek. This edition is going to be a little off of our original plan for optimizing your computer. With the advent of the LovSan (also known as the “MSBlaster” because of the files that it creates) I figured I had better let you in on […]

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Tags: Malware · Security · Virus · Worms