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DESCRIPTION: One of a set of "Home" pages comprising the sterncastle or local section of The Telson Spur, this page is a list of links to on-line resources for Personal Computer users (in particular on-line help, technical support, and antivirus resources). The coordinate Home pages, with a common header and List of Contents, contain links to Local Information (including Canada), Telecommunity, Global News, Sky and Weather, Reference, Family, Life and Leisure, Home Computing, Internet Forums, Portals, and Web Weaving.

KEYWORDS: antivirus; driver; help; security; technical support

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Local Information

Global Community
Regional Administration and Information

Information Infrastructure
The Grid, Internet2, and NGI
Networking and Development
Internet Access and Services
The Digital Divide
[Up] Global News

World News
Disaster and Global Emergency
Environmental Crisis and News
Science News
Space News
Sky and Weather

The Sky
Primary Weather Sites
Satellite Images
Other Weather Resources
Severe Weather
Climate Data
Weather Equipment
[Up] Reference

Special Topics
Books On-line
Encyclopaedias On-line
Time and Times

Child Safety
Death, Dying, and Grief
Fellow Travellers
[Up] Life and Leisure

Food and Drink
Consumer Services
Health and Medicine
Home and Garden
Home Computing

Help and Technical Support
Antivirus Resources
Hardware: Building/Buying a PC
GNU/Linux and Open Source
Microsoft Windows
Internet Connectivity
History of Personal Computing
Forums, Periodicals, and Programmes
[Up] Internet Forums

Mailing Lists

Web Rings
Web Weaving

Hypertext and HTML
Web Style: Writing for the Web

Home Computing (cont.)

Antivirus Resources

Help and Technical Support

Ask-A-Tech HomePage
Ask Bob Rankin (New York)
Ask The Experts (ZDNet Help Channel)
Ask Maxwell (Microsoft Personal Online Support)
Backup4all Backup Software for Windows (Softland)
Balfer Interactive Live Computer Help Page
BC Digital Divide (Vancouver)
Beginners.co.uk Tutorials (Visualsoft UK)
BugNet Home Page (Bruce Brown) $
Bugs! (ZDNet Help Channel: Bugs, Viruses, Patches)
The CNET Beginner's Guide to Computing
CNET Help.com
Companies' Phone Numbers, Web Addresses, and Device Driver Listings (Josh Hillman)
Compguys Techweb

Computer Troubleshooters
-- Canada
CompuMentor Resource Center
Computer & Internet Help (Lawrence Goetz)
The Computer Beginner's Home Page (Paul De Groot)
Computer Companies Web Sites (Wei Jun Wen)
Computer Education, Training, & Tutorial Resources (Scott Turton)
Computer Experts (International) Ltd. (UK)
Computer Gripes (Michael Horowitz)
Computer Help (JournalismNet)
Computer Help and Support (Trish's Escape from Hardware Hell)
Computer Help Forum (The Virtual Mirror)
Computer Help: Learning Computer Basics
(Kim Steinbacher, UC Berkeley)
Computer Knowledge Home Page
The Computer Lady - Tips & Trouble Shooting for Computer Problems
(Elizabeth Boston)

Computer Port List (Valerio Capello, Elf Qrin's Hacking Lab)
Computer Problems (Philip Grosset)
Computer Related Links: Tech Support & Information Links
(Martin Moran)
Computer Training Tutorials: Lessons on Using Computers and the Web
(Chris Rippel)
Computer Tutorial for Children (Michael Wu & Carol Chen)
Computer Vendor Phone Numbers
ComUSolv.com | Free Computer Help and Tech Support with Solutions for Home PC Users
CyberCop: Keeping Cyberspace Safe for Consumers
CyberStrategy Initiative: Empowering Citizens through the Web
(John Pike, Federation of American Scientists)
Data De-duplication System (SingleClickSolutions, UK)
Dell ConnectDirect (Excite) U.S. only!
Dell Support (Support.Dell.Com - Home)
-- Ask Dudley
Device Driver Search at Windrivers.Com

DevX Get Help
Download.com -- Drivers (CNET)
DriverFiles.net (Johan Struijk)
The DLL Archive (Dynamic Links Library)
eBooks4free.net - Download Free Computer Manuals
Electronic HelpDesk (University of Alberta)
Everything Computers Troubleshooting Guide (Bob O'Donnell)
Experts Exchange
E Z Instructions for Computer Novices
FAQ Finder
FAQ Finder: Computers
FAQ: Firewall Forensics (Robert Graham)
FAQs by Category: News-Answers (Oxford LAS)
FAQ Superlist (ZDNet Help Channel)
FAQ/Tutorial Headquarters

File Recovery Guide
5 Star Support - Free Technical Support
Frank Condron's World O'Windows - Company/Driver Information
Gibson Research Corporation Homepage (Steve Gibson)
-- Denial of Service Attacks on GRC.COM
Guides Central (Robert Vegas et al.)
Guides, Research & FAQs (Neil Randall)
Hacker Highschool: Security Awareness for Teens (ISECOM, Institute for Security and Open Methodologies)
ISECOM (Institute for Security and Open Methodologies)
HDI | Computer Help Center (Help Desk Institute)
Healthy PC (The Help Channel)
Help Channel Home (ZDNet)
Help Drivers (Elsten Jerson)
HelpMeNow... Your Online Help Source
Help-Site Computer Manuals (Nicholas Reynolds)

HelpTalk Online - Support for Windows 95 and 98
Help2Go : Free Computer Advice and Tutorials
(Oscar Sodani & Bill Santry)
Help Yourself to Better Technical Support (CompInfo)
HotDispatch Marketplace for Technical Expertise $
How To: Computing Techniques (S. D. Stein, ESS)
IBM - Helpdesk
Infopeople - How To (Guides)
Intel AnswerExpress Support Suite $
The Internet Help Desk: Troubleshooting Netscape (Amy L. Ward)
The Kim Komando Show (Phoenix, Arizona)
KnowPost.com: Computers & Internet Channel
Komputer Assistance
Land Grant Training Alliance Online Lessons
TheLaughIn.com's Computer Tips
LeakTest -- Firewall Leakage Tester (Steve Gibson)
Learn to Control Real World With Computers (Joe Reeder)

Let's Talk PCs (Computer Concierge)
Links2Go: Technical Support
Links to the Industry
MalekTips (Andrew Malek)
Manufacturers' Phone Numbers
ModemHelp.Org (Craig Stumpf)
MSNBC Bugs Bulletin Board
MyHelpdesk.com - The Computer Help Portal
Netscape Software SmartUpdate
Netscape Technical Support
Network Associates - Customer Care
Network Associates Products - Helpdesk

Network Associates Services - Support
The Newbie Club (Roglan International)
Newbie dot Org
Newbies & Nitwits (WebSeed)
Nonprofit Tech: The Computer Resource Center for Nonprofits
Norton Web Services Home
-- LiveUpdate Pro
No Wonder - Your Personal Tech Support Resource
The Online Help Journal (WinWriters)
Online Manuals (Nicholas Reynolds)
On-Line Practice Modules (Internet4Classrooms)
PC-Help Online
PC-Newbie: The PC Hardware/Software Support Forum
(Christopher Zguris)

PC Lube and Tune: PCLT Exit Ramp (Howard Gilbert)
PC Pitstop (Rob Cheng et al.)
PC Support Center
PC Show and Tell - Online Software Help
PCTechnicians.ca (Robert Vegas et al.)
PC Tools - Essential Tools for your PC (San Francisco)
Philip Verghis' Help Desk FAQ
PlanetFeedback (Pete Blackshaw et al.)
PortForward.com - Free Help Setting Up Your Router or Firewall
(Dave Clark, Grants Pass, Oregon)
PowerQuest Corporation Technical Support
-- PowerQuest Online Forum
Protonic.com : Fast Free Technical Support
QAConvert.com | Converting to and from Symantec Q&A
(C I Corporation, Arlington, Virginia)
Quarterdeck Service & Support
QuickTime Support (Apple - Tech Exchange)

Real Computer Help Online
Reuel's Guide to Multi-Booting (Reuel Miller)
Scholar's Aid Home (Do Young Na)
Seniors Computer Information Project Home Page
SoftWatcher | New PC Software & Upgrades
Store It on the Web (Jon L. Jacobi et al., PC World, Jul 2006)
Support Finder (ZDNet Help Channel)
SupportNet Online
Symantec Online Upgrade Center
Symantec Technical Support
Techdo Forum and Blog
Technical Support Support

TechSoup.org - The Technology Place for Nonprofits
-- TechSoup Community
Tech Support Alert (Gizmo Richards)
TechTeam Support Central
TechTV | Help & How To
Tech24 Computer Help for Computer Users
TechWeb -- TechHelper
Tecnet Canada Inc.
Totallydrivers.com - Your Online Resource for Drivers and the Web
Troubleshooter Checklist (Myles White)
TuneUp.com - Forums
The Ultimate Industry Connection (Mitch James)

Updates.com - Software and Driver Updates (ZDNet)
V Communications Technical Support Main Directory
VHES Computer Recycling Project
(Carl J. Nordstrom, Victoria Human Exchange Society)
Virtual Compassion Corps
Virtual DR (MyDesktop.com)
WiredGuide - A Beginner's Guide to Computing and the Internet
Xteq Systems Homepage
ZDNet Company Finder
ZDNet: Help & How-To
ZDNet: Quick Start 2000
ZDNet | Start Out Right Guide
ZDTV | Call For Help
ZDWindows -- DriverFinder (ZDNet)

See also GNU/Linus and Open Source, Home Connectivity and Electronics, Internet Help, The Mac, and Windows


Antivirus Resources

FedCIRC | F-Secure | IBM | McAfee | NIPC
SARC | Virus Bulletin | WTC | Yahoo! | ZDNet

For computer and network security, see Public Access and Private Security

Anti Rootkit Software, News, Articles and Forums (Antirootkit.com)
Anti-Virus Center - ZDNet Downloads
Anti-Virus.com Computer Virus Information
Anti-Virus, Hoax, Myth, Fraud, Chain Letter and Anti-Spam Sites
Antivirus Online: Virus Information (IBM)
-- AlertFrame
AntiVirus Resources (Hitchhiker's Web Guide)
Antivirus Software (Ken Dunham, About.com)
Anti-Virus Update Alert (ZDNet Updates.com)
Anti-Virus Web Sites (Virus Bulletin)
AusCERT - Australian Computer Emergency Response Team
Avast! Anti-virus (Alwil Trade Ltd.)
AVERT -- A Division of NAI Labs
AVG Anti-Virus

AVP Virus Encyclopedia
AVX Central Command - AntiViral Toolkit Pro
Bugtraq Mailing List Archives
Canadian Computer Emergency Response Team (CanCERT)
-- CanCERT Alerts & Advisories
CC: Contagious Correction (Aaron Lynch)
CERT British Columbia (Computer Emergency Response Taskforce)
CERT® Coordination Center (Computer Emergency Response Teams)
-- CERT Advisories
-- CERT/CC Current Activity
-- CERT/CC Incident Reporting Guidelines

CIAC Security Web Site (Computer Incident Advisory Capability)
-- CIAC Internet Hoaxes
Common Malware Enumeration (CME)
Computer Immune Systems (Stephanie Forrest et al., University of New Mexico)
Computer Security - USENET FAQs
Computer Virus Hoaxes (IMSU, Oxford)
ComUSolv.com | Virus Center
ConSeal® Technical Library (Signal 9 Solutions)
Coordinating Virus and Spyware Defense (Mindi McDowell & Matt Lytle, US-CERT Cyber Security Tip ST06-009, 2006)
Digital Threats from the Internet (CompWisdom, 23 Jan 2006)
DOD-CERT Online (U.S. Dept. of Defense Computer Emergency Response Team)
Dr Solomon's - Virus Central
DShield - Distributed Intrusion Detection System
Dvorak's Save This Column (John C. Dvorak, PC Magazine, 14 June 99)
Eddy Willems Free Anti-Virus Consultancy (WAVC)
EICAR (European Institute for Computer Anti-Virus Research)
The Enemy Within (Mark Bowden, The Atlantic, Jun 2010)
eVirusAlert.com - The Electronic Virus Industry Portal

FedCIRC (US Federal Computer Incident Response Capability)
-- FedCIRC Alerts
FIRST - Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams
(Wolfgang Ley)
F-Secure Anti-Virus HOAX Warnings
F-Secure Virus Info Center (F-Secure Web)
HackFix Project
The "Heartbleed" Internet Security Flaw: What You Need to Know (Wendy M. Grossman, Scientific American, 10 Apr 2014)
HoaxBusters (Computer Incident Advisory Center)
Home PC Firewall Guide (Henry Stephen Markus, Seattle)
HouseCall (Trend Micro Free Online Virus Scan)
Information for New and Home Users (CERT Coordination Center)
InoculateIT Personal Edition (Computer Associates)
International Computer Security Association
Internet Hoaxes: Anti-Virus, Hoax, Myth, Fraud, Chain Letter and Anti-Spam Resources and Sites (Marcus P. Zillman)
Internet Storm Center - Cooperative Cyber Threat Monitor and Alert System (SANS Institute Online)

Kaspersky Anti-Virus (AVP) Home
-- Anti-Virus Updates
Librarians' Index to the Internet - Computer viruses
Macro Virus Alert (MS Office Update)
McAfee.com Anti-Virus Center
McAfee Online : Support
Melissa's Rampage: Macro Virus Alert (ZDNNews Special Report)
MessageLabs- Threats
Mike Mader's Virus Protection Page
NASIRC: Incident Response (NASA Incident Response Center)
Network Associates | Virus Information Library Search Form

Newsgroup: alt.comp.virus
NH&A: Anti-Virus, Security and Network Management
NIPC Advisories, Alerts, and Warnings
(FBI National Infrastructure Protection Center)
PCERT (Purdue Computer Emergency Response Team)
Personal Firewall Guide Freeware (Henry Stephen Markus, Seattle)
Personal Firewalls (Steve Gibson, Shields UP!)
Real Viruses, Worms, Spyware, and More...
(Jim & Audri Lanford, ScamBusters.org)
RFID Viruses and Worms (Melanie R. Rieback et al., Vrije Universiteit)
SANS Institute Online (System Administration, Networking, and Security)
-- Global Incident Analysis Center
Search Computers - Security/Viruses (Internet Sleuth)
Security at Home: Viruses & Worms (Microsoft)
Sophos Virus Info (Sophos Anti-Virus)

The Spread of the Code-Red Worm, CRv2 (David Moore, Cooperative Association for Internet Data Analysis)
Stiller Research: Integrity Master Virus Protection / Data Integrity
Symantec AntiVirus Research Center - Computer Virus Information
-- Download Updates
Trend Micro Enterprise Homepage (Global)
-- eDoctor Web Service - Virus Risk Assessment
-- HouseCall Free On-line Virus Scanner
-- PC-cillin Internet Security
-- World Virus Tracking Center
The Truth about "E-Mail Viruses"... (Eric Gerlitz)
US-CERT | The US Computer Emergency Readiness Team
Virus Alert (Personal Computer Services)
Virus Alert! How to Avoid Getting One (Matt Rosoff, CNET)

Virus and Safe Computing News (Stiller Research)
Virus Bulletin Home Page
Virus Encyclopedia (Trend Micro)
Viruses (Jim Williams, About.com)
Virus Hoaxes (SARC)
Virus Hoax Information (NAI)
Virus Hoax Information (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)
Virus Hoax News (Stiller Research)
Virus Information (Command Software Systems)
Virus Information (NIST)
Virus Information Summary List
(VSUM Web Site, Patricia M. Hoffman)
VIRUS-L/comp.virus Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Virus Research (NAI) - Free Macro AntiVirus Techniques
(Chengi Jimmy Kuo)
Virus Research Unit (Marko Helenius)
VirusStriker (Virus.com)
-- Viruses and Hoaxes
Vmyths.com - Truth about Computer Virus Myths & Hoaxes (Bob Rosenberger)
Widespread Virus Myths (Stiller Research)
The WildList Organization International
The WWW Security FAQ (Lincoln D. Stein)
Yahoo! Full Coverage: Computer Viruses
Year 2000 Computer Bug Hoax (David Robert)
ZDTV | SG Virus (SuperGuide)

See also Intelligence and Security, Public Access and Private Security, Net Abuse, and Terrorism

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