Some files can be too big to be quickly transferred across the Internet or between PCs. This guide describes how to use the WinZip program to compress files for easier transfer and storage.
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A list of links to web sites where you can find useful information and downloads. Categories include shopping, sports, e-mail, music and games.
This guide explains how to create and backup your Favorites bookmarks. It also shows how to arrange these links to your favourite web sites into folders.
A list of common file types with a brief description and examples of programs that can open these files.
This guide explains Spam and Phishing, how to avoid junk mail in your e-mail account and how to protect yourself from malicious spammers.
A beginners guide to using the Microsoft Paint software to work with image files. How to edit existing pictures, and print and save new image creations.
Information and tips on making your own web site.
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