The web, just like most other things that we use daily, is a type of machine. It is a giant machine maintained and used by billions across the globe. Like any other machine, repairs become necessary. These repairs can be routine (like updating pictures, text, prices, etc.) or emergency (such as after a malicious attack against a site).
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“I thought this computer came with a 500 gig hard drive, but I only have 320 gigs I can use, why?” Ever wonder why you thought you had a lot of hard drive space when you bought your computer only to see a great chunk of it disappear. While some people say it’s the size of the operating system, that’s not entirely true. Windows 7 ships with a lot of utilities that can help the average user fix his or her own computer without the help of a technician. These include system recovery tools like Windows 7 Backup and Restore.
Microsoft’s Windows falls far short of the corporation’s desired “unbreakable operating system” image. Accompanying every new release package is an ongoing publicity attachment that displays statements such as: “Better data protection”, “New level of reliability”, and “Most secure Windows ever”. This is why Windows Vista and Windows 7 include the Startup Repair Tool. This is also why we must know how to troubleshoot the improved startup problems.
The Firefox web browser is a very powerful and popular open source browser that is managed and developed by the Mozilla Corporation. It is the second most popular web browser after Microsoft’s Internet Explorer based on worldwide usage. The latest version, Firefox 3.5 has a variety of features that include tabbed browsing, one-click bookmarking, private browsing, geolocation, integrated search, spell-checking, incremental find, session restore, and easy customization.