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Internet-Related Software
Help and Tips

Look here for tips and tricks on using Internet-related software, such as web browsers and E-Mail clients.


File Transfer - FTP - SFTP

Information on software packages you can use to transfer files to remote computers via FTP, SFTP, and other secure protocols.

Putty

Telnet and SSH to remote computer resources with the PuTTY client. Tips on downloading and customizing this application.

Rhapsody Digital Music Service

Listen to streaming radio stations, hundreds of thousands of on-demand songs, burn music to CDs, and transfer songs to WMA-compliant devices with the Rhapsody digital music service.

Web Browsers

Tips, tricks, and technical support for a variety of web browsers. Topics include browser customization and optimization, increasing security, adjusting default search engines, keyboard shortcuts, and more.

Windows Live Mail

Tips and help for installing and configuring the Windows Live Mail software for Windows. This supports e-mail, calendars, newsgroups, and RSS feeds.

Windows Live Mail 2011

Windows Live Mail 2011 tips and advice including help on creating Calendar Events, writing e-mails, and configuring the software.

Windows Live Messenger

Chat via instant messaging and other means with Windows Live Messenger. Tips include installing and configuring the client software.

See Also:

Internet

Help with the basics of using the Internet, including definitions, using search engines, newsgroups, and more.

RealPlayer

Play streaming audio and video plus music CDs and other multimedia with the RealPlayer tool. Tips on downloading and using this software.

Removing Spyware and Adware

Stop suffering computer troubles caused by spyware! Browser hijacked? Mysterious pop-up windows appearing? Afraid your usage is being tracked? We have over 200 anti-spyware tips to help solve these problems.

Search Engine

Advice on searching the web. Help with search engine syntax, advanced search engine features, filtering search engine results, and more.

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Newest Tips:

Internet Explorer 11
Change the Default Search Provider to Google, Yahoo!, or Something Else
IrfanView
[MODIFIED] Disable Most Recently Used Files and Folders for Privacy
Google Chrome
[MODIFIED] Add Button to Scroll to Top of Long Web Pages
Google Gmail
Show Maps Automatically in Emails Instead of Copying and Pasting

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The MalekTips website was created in 1998 by Andrew Malek of Envision Programming. The page's goal is to freely disperse computer-related tips, hints, and informative articles. Tips are organized to be easy to find, and are presented clearly, in easy-to-understand language. MalekTips also provides information and links to public-domain, open source, freeware, shareware, and commercial software available for download.