June 3, 2002
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Surfing to the Windows Update page
Q. You advised your readers to go to www.windowsupdate.com. When you do this, you get a "Page cannot be displayed" message. You have to add Microsoft to that Web page address to raise that site.
Annoying the annoyers
Registration for June computer classes at the Elfers Senior Center, 4136 Barker St., will be from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday. Classes include "Computer I," "Computer II" and "Internet." For information, call (727) 847-1290.
Giving iMovie more memory
Q. I am using iMovie 2.1.1 under Mac OS 9.2 on an iMac with 384 megabytes of random access memory. I love the program, but sometimes it feels sluggish, and I have a fair number of freezes and crashes, especially when I'm working on a big project with a lot of clips and transitions. I've heard it runs better under Mac OS X, but I'm not ready for that. Can you suggest any other remedies?
Find a bug, get a reward
WASHINGTON -- A popular Internet privacy service that lets Web surfers visit sites anonymously has fixed several serious flaws, and now the service's founder is offering a reward to the finder of the bugs.