Scooter's Important Links

Bleeping Computer

#1 - Bleeping Computer Bleeping Computer® is a information security and technology news publication created in 2004. Millions of visitors come to every month to learn about the latest security threats, technology news, ways to stay protected online, and how to use their computer more efficiently. In addition to news, we provide a wide array of free technical support services, downloads, and self-education tools that allow a user to resolve issues on their computer....more

Stack Exchange

#2 - Stack Exchange Launched in 2010, the Stack Exchange network comprises 173 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers. Since then, the Stack Exchange network has grown into a top 50 online destination with Stack Overflow alone serving more than 50 million developers every month. Stack Overflow also partners with organizations that seek to leverage technology to innovate....more


#3 - IFixit iFixit is a wiki-based site that teaches people how to fix almost anything. Anyone can create a repair manual for a device, and anyone can also edit the existing set of manuals to improve them. Our site empowers individuals to share their technical knowledge with the rest of the world. I use the ifixit site for disassembly reference for laptops. But I also purchase parts from the site I cannot find anywhere else....more

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Wilders Security Forums

How to Securely Delete Data

How to Delete Your Data Securely on macOS This is a good guide that explains how to securely delete data from a Mac, but it also references a PC. These instructions might be beyond the capabilities for the average computer user, but it’s still good to know what is involved in securely deleting data. When you get rid of an old computer that has data on it, that has not been securely deleted, that data can be mined by people that have an interest in stealing your assets, or impersonating you to hide criminal behavior....more

PC Dust Filtering Products

The links below are vendors, or products that can help you protect your computer equipment from a dust contained environment. Over time, dust, or micro particles, can cause damage to electronic components. If you live, or work in a environment that contains a lot of dust particles, protecting your electronics from damage prevents down-time and extra costs in replacing components. PC Tower Dust Protection Keyboard Covers https://www....more

Driver Utilities

Computer Building Basics

RichCopy – Microsoft’s Multi-Threaded File Copy Utility