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Is It Safe to Download from Download Sites?

Download sites are just too risky these days – unless there is no way to avoid them. Even then, be very careful in your selections.

Why Aren’t My Friends Getting My Email?

If your email service is on a blacklist it’s going to be pretty hard to get it removed. Let’s try a work-around and see if that helps.

An Explorer Context Menu

Why Does Windows File Explorer Right-click Take so Long?

The menu that drops down on a right click is called a Context Menu. To fix it we need to first delve into why and how it works.

Malware!

Would deleting Facebook help clear up a malware infection?

Deleting Facebook won’t help, so I’ll look at more general approaches to removing Potentially Unwanted Programs that are, effectively, malware.

Fragmentation Map

Should I Defrag TrueCrypt?

TrueCrypt creates a virtual disk drive within a file. As a result, defragging it makes some sense.

Folder with what?

Where Did these Oddly-named Folders Come From, and How Do I Get Rid of Them?

Windows programs often make these oddly named files as part of their setup process. You’ll have to make sure they are not being used to delete them.