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It’s not enough to secure a Windows computer. You also have to perform security checks at least monthly. Advertisements
The Task Scheduler is the utility by which periodic jobs can be scheduled on Windows.
Wget is a free utility for non-interactive download of files from the Web. It supports http, https, and ftp protocols, as well as retrieval through http proxies. It’s a Linux utility, but is also available for Windows.
WampServer is a Windows web application environment. It installs Apache, MySQL, and PHP, plus helpful utilities such as phpMyAdmin.
Windows’ built in firewall is better than nothing, but there are superior products available at no cost.
Installing Java on Windows isn’t hard, but it is fraught with security issues.
Random gotchas I’ve encountered while synchronizing data across different platforms.
Different operating systems, desktop environments, and applications keep their sound files in different locations. I use this information when I need a sound effect or notification, preferring to use something I already have rather than reinvent the wheel.
One of the things I miss in Windows is the “it just works” print to PDF feature in Linux. If you’re willing to do some work, however, you can set up something similar.
How to take a screenshot on Windows.