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Offline Muggins

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Useful Links
« on: July 12, 2003, 14:55 »
Maybe an admin would make this a "sticky" at the top of the forum... Some useful links that might help out a few ppl.

PC SHOPS
www.ebuyer.com
www.jungle.com
www.dabs.com
www.overclockers.co.uk
www.scan.co.uk
www.novatech.co.uk
www.aria.co.uk/
www.microdirect.co.uk/
www.bigpockets.co.uk/
www.121cdr.co.uk/
www.insight.com/web/apps/selectcountry.php?country=uk
www.telemart.co.uk
www.customcases.tv
www.gasteiner.com - cheap prices but steep delivery
www.eclipse-computers.com - suggested by twiggy

BOOTDISKS
www.bootdisk.com - need a bootdisk then look here

BIOS
www.wimsbios.com - Everything you need to know about your Bios

MISSING FILES, DLL's etc
www.easy-files.com/directdatabase.html
www.webattack.com/help/missingfiles.html
www.extsearch.com
dll.yaroslavl.ru - DLL World for those missing dll files
www.uforesources.com - another dll source

FILE EXTENSION LISTINGS
www.filext.com - What app does file extension xxx need?


COMMS
www.vantage.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk - UK Broadband Speed Test v2.7
www.56k.com - for modems

DRIVERS
www.driverzone.com
www.windrivers.com
www.drivershq.com
download.com.com
www.driversplanet.com

www.driverguide.com
USER NAME is: drivers
PASSWORD is: all

DRIVER BACKUP UTILITIES
http://www.jermar.com/wdrvbck.htm
     excellent free Utility to back up all your existing drivers.


GUIDES
www.bigdaddy.firenet.uk.net/how2/
www.aumha.org/a/shtdwnxp.htm - XP Shutdown Issues
www.wown.info/j_helmig/guide.htm - Networking
www.practicallynetworked.com/ - Networking
www.billssite.com/main.htm - allsorts
www.tweakxp.com - info reguarding XP

cable wiring info
www.hio.hen.nl/~akkersdi/cable/

BIOS BOOT KEYS
Press the correct key to enter BIOS Setup at the beginning of the boot process (when the system counts the memory or after the system logo appears):
1) Acer - Ctrl-Alt-Esc
2) Amax - F1
3) AMI - Del or F1
4) Award - Del or F1
5) Compaq - F10 after the cursor moved to the right of the screen
6) Dell - Del or F2
7) Gateway 2000 - F1
8) HP - F1 or F2 after HP logo appeared
9) IBM - F1
10) Micron - F2
11) NEC - F2 or F1
12) Packard Bell - F1 or F2 ( or F10 ? )
13) Phoenix - Ctrl-Alt-Esc
Ctrl-Alt-S
Ctrl-Alt-Enter
14) Sony - F3, then F1 or F2
15) ASUS / ASROCK BOOT KEY - F2 (cheers Robotochan)



Firewall / Port Scans
scan.sygatetech.com/
https://grc.com/x/ne.dll?bh0bkyd2
www.blackcode.com/scan/
www.computercops.biz/modules.php?na...order=0&thold=0
www.pcflank.com/test.htm
www.hackerwatch.org/probe/
www.auditmypc.com/
security1.norton.com/ssc/
www.securitymetrics.com/portscan.adp
www.mycgiserver.com/servlet/kalish.Security
www.kerio.com - suggested by Dack

Browser / Privacy Scans
www.cyscape.com/showbrow.asp?bhcp=1
www.gemal.dk/browserspy/
privacy.net/analyze/
browsercheck.qualys.com/

MSconfig
http://www2.whidbey.com/djdenham/Msconfig.htm

For cheap ink
http://www.welcome.to/choiceonline

SPYWARE Removal
http://www.bulletproofsoft.com/spyware-remover.html
http://security.kolla.de (for spyware/browser hijacking removal etc)
and the attached forum site for that www.spywareinfo.com - suggested by Dack



**Please note, none of the above links have been officially endorsed by, or have any relationship whatsoever with PC Pals Forum - Simon.**

Bloody handy, all the same - thanks Craig!  ;D ;D
raig.

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With the invention of the internet we now know this is untrue.

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Re:Useful Links
« Reply #1 on: July 12, 2003, 15:12 »
Maybe an admin would make this a "sticky" at the top of the forum... Some useful links that might help out a few ppl.


Done, Craig.  ;D  Hope you don't mind the bit at the bottom.   ;)
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Offline Muggins

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Re:Useful Links
« Reply #2 on: July 12, 2003, 15:18 »
dont mind at all m8 :) make whatever alterations you deem fit :) just happy to help
raig.

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With the invention of the internet we now know this is untrue.

Offline chorleydave

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Re:Useful Links
« Reply #3 on: July 12, 2003, 15:28 »
Some very useful stuff there.  Ihink I might bookmark the page.

Cheers, Craig.

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Re:Useful Links
« Reply #4 on: July 13, 2003, 00:13 »
a very handy list there Craig, good on ya, it's bookmarked already


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Re:Useful Links
« Reply #5 on: July 31, 2003, 03:14 »
If you dont mind me adding a link to your list I use this site to buy most of my computer components. Very cheap and good service.


http://www.eclipse-computers.com


Mark

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Re:Useful Links
« Reply #6 on: July 31, 2003, 08:57 »
Thanks Mark.   :)
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Re:Useful Links
« Reply #7 on: August 04, 2003, 19:04 »
I'd also recommend:

www.kerio.com (as a very nice firewall)
http://security.kolla.de (for spyware/browser hijacking removal etc)
and the attached forum site for that
www.spywareinfo.com

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Technically it did meet the spec.

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Re:Useful Links
« Reply #8 on: August 04, 2003, 22:00 »
ASUS / ASROCK BOOT KEY
F2

 ;D
b]Oxymoron: [/b]
2 words that when put together contradict one another

Example:
Microsoft Works

Offline Tony

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Re:Useful Links
« Reply #9 on: August 13, 2004, 22:27 »
For second user Desktop PC's, Laptops, Monitors and other PC components. This company take some beating, speak to Damian, he will see your right, I've total confidence in him, and his after sales service if you should ever need it.

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