This page contains links to small "how-to" and "what about" articles David has
written. They are intended for non-technical people and try to explain
modern computer issues in the simplest possible terms.
Please note that although we have tried to verify everything stated here, some
information may be incorrect and other data may be outdated. We are not
liable for any problems that may occur in utilizing information contained in
To access the PDF (Adobe Acrobat) version of the article, just click on the
heading link. If you don't have a recent version, connect to
Adobe's web site to download one.
This article explains the difference between the Internet and the Web, and what
exactly it is that an Internet Service Provider does for you.
The easy way to set up wireless (802.11x) networking in your home or
elsewhere. What to watch out for and what to do to protect yourself.
How to manage multiple computers at home. Contains some of the do's and
dont's involving security and Microsoft's various operating systems.
The main article on how to protected your information and your computer on the
This web site runs in my basement; yours can, too, if you want. It
explains how to run a small web site over DSL, cable modem or dial-up.
This article is only for those who are not afraid of computer
reconfiguration and diagnostic problem solving.
If you're going to the British Virgin Islands, here's how to configure your
laptop to use BVI Cable and Wireless. And how to reconfigure when you