A Brief Introduction to Internet Explorer 7

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  • Written on: October 22nd, 2006

Microsoft has officially released its newest member of the Internet Explorer family, IE 7. While the reviews from many industry leaders are mixed, as usual you can count on me to give you an unbiased evaluation of the new web browser.

As a preface, a few months ago I started recommending that all Windows users who currently use Internet Explorer should also install Mozilla’s FireFox browser. While there are FireFox proponents who claim the open-source browser is safer than IE, we do not recommend it for that reason. I feel it is important to have alternatives should either browser malfunction. Since IE is built into Windows already, installing FireFox as an alternative makes good preventative maintenance sense.

With that said, Microsoft has introduced some features that are new to IE users. These features have been present in browsers like FireFox for some time, but they are a definite improvement to IE 6. The new version of IE includes the following new features:

* A redesigned interface
* Tabbed browsing
* A built-in RSS feed reader
* A new Favorites Center
* Anti-Phishing Technology
* Other Minor Improvements

16,000 people Ask Schrock for SpySheriff, SpyFalcon, and SpywareQuake Help

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  • Written on: May 30th, 2006

As of today, over 15,000 unique individuals have visited the www.schrockinnovations.com website looking for help removing the SpyFalcon, SpywareQuake, and SpySheriff spyware infections. SpyFalcon and SpywareQuake are the latest spyware threats in a string of similar programs that started with the SpySheriff infection in 2005. For complete background information you can read our SpyFalcon, SpySheriff, […]

Spyware Quake Removal Tutorial

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  • Written on: May 7th, 2006

You guessed it… Another wonderful spyware infection is causing problems for our customers. This infection is a variant of the SpyFalcon infection. We detailed its removal
with our Remove SpyFalcon Tutorial.

This new variant will not respond to those removal instructions, so we have created a new tutorial to deal with it. If you think you have the SpywareQuake spyware infection, or are not sure if you do, you can take a look at our Remove Spyware Quake tutorial on our DIY website. The tutorial has pictures of what the screenshots look like and everything.

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