Computing: Computer Basics

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2023.09.17   Multimedia   New tutorial available: Setting a custom thumbnail for MP4 video files.

2023.08.20   Software   New DOS tutorial available: Installing and running Gnu Fortran on FreeDOS, tutorial about building FORTRAN 77 (G77) programs using the RHIDE IDE.

2023.08.15   Software   Update of my Installing and running DJGPP (C and C++) on FreeDOS tutorial. Entirely rewritten the part concerning the use of RHIDE as IDE for DJGPP development.

2023.08.09   Security   New help text available in the Computer Basics - System & Security section: Avast Antivirus warning that "Data Execution Prevention" is turned off.

2023.08.01   System   New problems related help text available: Windows Backup: "The backup completed but some files were skipped".

2023.06.28   Security   New problems related help text available: Bitdefender Antivirus Free - "Your subscription has expired!".

2023.06.14   Software   New DOS programming tutorial available: FreeDOS: Installing PythonD on top of DJGPP.

2023.05.15   Software   New DOS programming tutorial available: Installing and running DJGPP (C and C++) on FreeDOS.

2023.04.16   Software   New application review available in the subsection Correctly working program versions on old Windows releases: Microsoft PowerPoint (on Windows 3.1, Windows 3.11, Windows 95, and Windows XP).

2023.04.10   Internet   New help text available: Removing "Import bookmarks" and "Getting Started" from Firefox toolbar.

2023.04.09   Software   A second application review available in the subsection Correctly working program versions on old Windows releases: Microsoft Excel (on Windows 3.1, Windows 3.11, Windows 95, Windows Me and Windows XP).

2023.04.07   Software   First application review available in the sub-section Correctly working program versions on old Windows releases: Microsoft Word (on Windows 3.0, Windows 3.11, Windows 95 and Windows XP).

2023.03.31   Software   And another text concerning old Windows releases available: Windows 3.x applications: Macromedia Action! - A presentation program featuring sound, video and interactivity.

2023.03.28   Software   New old Windows releases related text available: Windows 3.x applications: Programming - Building C++ applications.

2023.02.21   Software   New old Windows releases related text available: Windows 95 software: SmartDraw – My favorite diagramming application.

2023.01.05   Software   New old Windows releases related text available: Windows 3.x applications: WinPlay3 - The first MP3-player for Windows.