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    Thursday, December 30, 2004

    Malware roasting on an open fire

    My Dad is computer savvy so the holidays weren't spent working on the computer to clean it. However, many people went home for the holidays to fix their parents' computers. If you're looking for another way to tighten up security and clean a PC's mess (in addition to what I've said before), then check out How to Fix Mom's Computer. It's a great step-by-step of what one person did for her Mom's Windows 98 machine. There are a few things in there that the Windows security checklist missed.

    Also, I've come to the conclusion that coffee makers should be idiot proof. I know they already are, to some extent. But I mean *really* idiot proof. Like it won't turn on and start brewing if you've forgotten to slip in the plastic basket that the filter and grounds sit in. So yeah, I had a little accident this morning. Coffee all over the counter and floor. But at least the two cups I was able to salvage were excellent. Mmmm.. Starbucks Tanzania.