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Stories by Lincoln Spector

Can you put an SSD and HDD in a laptop?

After reading The Best of Both Worlds: An SSD and a HDD, George McCluney asked if it's possible to combine both drives on a laptop.

Written by Lincoln Spector15 Sept. 11 01:16

Watch out for rogues

MikeWik's PC got infected with rogue malware. He asked the Antivirus & Security Software forum for help.

Written by Lincoln Spector13 Sept. 11 00:31

An old hard drive and OS in a new PC

Terry Marshall asked if he could move his old hard drive, unchanged, to his new home-built PC, boot his existing, "very stable" XP installation, and skip Windows 7 altogether.

Written by Lincoln Spector27 May 11 01:21

Edit your browser's AutoFill or AutoComplete

Tom Guthrie wants to selectively remove the usernames, passwords, and other bits of text from his browser's AutoFill -- or AutoComplete -- feature.

Written by Lincoln Spector03 May 11 00:42

When we run out of IP addresses

LiveBrianD asked the Networking forum what will happen to the Internet when we run out of IPv4 addresses.

Written by Lincoln Spector26 March 11 02:03

Should I switch to Linux?

Brad asked the Desktops forum for advice before switching from Windows 7 to Ubuntu Linux

Written by Lincoln Spector22 March 11 01:52

Is VOIP secure?

USANomad asked the Answer Line forum if people can eavesdrop on Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOID) phone calls.

Written by Lincoln Spector15 March 11 01:24

Using more than one backup program

Ata Amiri asked if using two separate backup program will interfere with incremental backups.

Written by Lincoln Spector24 Feb. 11 02:35

Laptop not charging

Reader Bballgurl84life's laptop battery isn't charging.

Written by Lincoln Spector08 Feb. 11 06:28

The First 2000 Years of Computing

On the same day that Verizon and Apple made highly-expected tech history on one coast, a newly revamped museum made tech history visible, tangible, and fun on the other.

Written by Lincoln Spector13 Jan. 11 09:01

Should I upgrade from Windows 7 starter?

Ericuse165 asked the Windows forum if it's wise to upgrade his netbook's OS from Windows 7 Starter to a more powerful version.

Written by Lincoln Spector07 Jan. 11 02:37

Protect your laptop

Laptops can be stolen. Neoflyer asked the PCWorld.com Answer Line forum for tips on protecting them.

Written by Lincoln Spector14 Dec. 10 02:34