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Tech journalist since the dark ages. Windows Secrets, LangaList newsletter, Windows Magazine (NetGuide, Home PC), Byte, Popular Computing, yadda yadda yadda. Google me, if it matters.

This feed is mostly personal interest; it's NOT my professional writing. There's tech here, yes, but also lots of general science and some politics and weird humor thrown in.

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Preparing for the coming switch to the IPv6 standard

The next standard for Internet addressing — Internet Protocol Version 6 or "IPv6" — is almost here.

My Q&A column in WindowsSecrets.com this week starts with the whys, whens, and hows of the coming switch to IPv6, which will affect us all in the next couple years.

Also, I address these reader-submitted questions and problems:

  • What to do when Chkdsk can't fix hard-disk errors
  • How to internally clean a laptop
  • How to tell exactly what's going online from your PC
Here's the full issue lineup:

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