Tips and tweaks

BIOS

  • Award BIOS settings
    Detailed description of most settings in the Award BIOS.
  • BIOS Central
    Technical information about different BIOS brands along with PostCodes and BeepCodes.
  • PC Guide - System BIOS
    Describes how the BIOS functions and the most common settings.
  • Tech ARP
    Adrian's Rojak Pot has the most extensive BIOS bible on the Internet.

DOS

Windows

  • AXCEL216
    Axcel216 (George Gombos) has many tips, through a little difficult to browse.
  • Bob Cerelli
    Tips for Windows and Office, which are nicely categorized.
  • HelpWithWindows.com
    Information, tips and troubleshooting information about Microsoft Windows.
  • Microsoft Communities
    Searchable newsgroups about how to solve problems with Microsoft products.
  • Microsoft Resource kit documentation
    Microsoft's own listing of resource kit documentation for most of their products.
  • Microsoft Technet
    The best placed to find solutions for your Windows blues.
  • MyDesktopHelp.com
    Tips, Tweaks, Hacks and information about Windows and Office
  • Sandi's Stie
    Good information about Internet Explorer and Outlook Express
  • TechSpot
    Former 3dSpotLight with easy to follow tweak guides with many pictures.
  • Tweak3D.Net
    Different tweak articles for Windows for every occasion.
  • Vista Forums - Tutorials
    Extensive guides of how to configure most things in Windows Vista (Would be nice if they had a RSS feed of the newest tutorials).
  • WinGuides Network for Windows
    An ocean of information about how to configure Windows.

Windows NT4, 2000, XP, 2003, Vista

Windows 95, 98, Me

Network, Dialup, Cable, Modem

Security

Security Check

  • BrowserSpy
    Shows you how much your Internet Browser is telling to the Internet.
  • Hacker Watch
    Can probe your firewall to see if it is working.
  • Qualys: BrowserCheck
    Tests if your Internet Explorer is open for attacks.
  • Scanit: BrowserCheck
    Tests if your Internet Explorer/Mozilla is open for attacks.
  • Shields Up
    Test your firewall and its ability to shield against attacks.