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Hundreds of Windows tips for Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2000, 98, NT, 95, and 3.1. Topics include security, the Internet, Control Panel, the Desktop, tweaks, DOS, the taskbar, and multimedia.


Windows 2000

Tips for using Windows 2000, both client and server modes.

Windows 7

Tips and advice for Windows 7 users. Help topics include Explorer, security, the Windows 7 Start Menu and Taskbar, configuration, and networking.

Windows 8

Technical support and tips for Windows 8, including tips for the Desktop and Modern interfaces.

Windows 95

All kinds of Windows 95 tips can be found here. Bookmark this page - there are hundreds of tips to read.

Windows 98

Windows 98 tips and help to enhance your productivity and solve computing difficulties. Topics include Tweak UI, disk and file management, DOS and Batch Files, removing annoying spyware, fonts, and much more.

Windows Vista

Windows Vista help and technical support. Read information about Microsoft's new operating system.

Windows XP

Windows XP help and tips to increase your productivity and help solve computer problems. Topics include Tweak UI, account management, remote desktop connections, using printers, removing spyware on Windows XP systems, DOS and Batch Files, and more.

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File Extensions

Explains DOS/Windows file extensions, how to view files of various extensions, and why unexpected file extensions can cause security risks.

Firewall

Defines the term firewall, explains how a firewall can help increase computer security and prevent identity theft, and provides links to download firewall software.

Microsoft Internet Explorer

Look here for many tips and tricks on using the Microsoft / Windows Internet Explorer web browser. Tips for versions 6 through 8, plus older are provided.

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.

Windows 3.1

A few tips to get the most out of Windows 3.1 running on legacy hardware.

Windows NT 4.0

Tips and tricks for Windows NT 4.0 Client and Server.

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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.