Bob Bowman's Free Educational Technology Support
heart/disk Bob Bowman's



*SAFETY NOTE: Up-to-date malware protection (see free versions) is crucial for surfing or downloading.  Press RELOAD/REFRESH button to view the latest page corrections.* Please send e-mail if any listed link has become unsafe or broken; student use should be SUPERVISED and/or FILTERED (See How-To).

Send e-mail to:    (Comments Welcome)    MAJOR UPDATE: 01 MAR 2020
    THANKS FOR THE VISIT !    (My goal is to help you!)
Spotlight Freeware Support General Support Humorous Support Internet Support


    *Back To Top*

  1. logoNotetab ™ Multi-file Editor - Free version even has Mouse-Click Encoding HTML tags - with script lang. WIN
  2. *Technology Coordinator's Resources - See other categories from Exworthy Educational Resources


    *Back To Top*

  3. logoBob Bowman's Guide to Freeware - This section has software & sites which are useful in support efforts
  4. *How To Use Open Source (And How Not To) - PINGV
  5. Benefits of Using Open Source Software - gbdirect
  6. Frequently Answered Questions - Open Source Initiative
  7. Windows-to-Linux roadmap: Overview - IBM®
  8. IBM® developerWorks : Open source : Technical library
  9. How to Get Support for Open Source Software - PCWorld
  10. Open Source Help Desk Software
  11. Enterprise Open Source Blog - See latest news


    *Back To Top*

  12. Computer And Technology Company Contacts - Computer Hope
  13. PC Pitstop runs free diagnostics on your PC - To identify things that might help improve performance
  14. Top 10 Sites For Computer Troubleshooting & Tech Support - MUO
  15. *PC Help - Hardware Technical Reference Manual - Jalkanen Art & Science via Internet Archive
  16. Support FAQs, Tutorials, and other aids - Available at
  17. *Dr. Alice Christie's Educational Portals Page - Archived
  18. Technology Coordinator Picks
  19. Bob's Place of Educational Links - Via Internet Archive
  20. *Linda Hoff's Educational Technology Tips
  21. Teacher's Comprehensive List of Great Educational Technology Resources - Educational Technology and Mobile Learning
  22. 321 Free Tools for Teachers - Free Educational Technology - Via eLearning Industry
  23. *Ron Heasley's Instructional/Educational Technology Links
  24. Amby's Education Resources
  25. *Technology - See links on tools and resources
  26. *Technology in Education Links
  27. K-12 School Computer Networking/Chapter 1 - See over 20 chapters
  28. *Technical Knowledge - PCS - Tech Support Topics
  29. *Technology in Education
  30. PC World: Downloads for the PC - Stop Viruses, spam, etc.- Most are free
  31. PC World: PC World's How To section (click on see all... - See how to use modern technology
  32. Virtual Dr. - See tutorial on cleaning up PC files (DLLs, temp files, etc.) - INT Media Group
  33.® - See topical advice
  34. *Windows General Troubleshooting Techniques -
  35. *O'Donnell on Computers - Troubleshooting Guide (Covers PCs and Macs)
  36. Top 100 Computer Magazines List - Net Valley
  37. *See Free Books on computers - FreeBookZone
  38. Lycos®: Tech Support - Type in Computers: Help And How-to
  39. Basic computer troubleshooting - Computer Hope
  40. Beginners Guides: Fundamentals of Upgrading a PC
  41. Understanding, Identifying and Upgrading the RAM in your PC
  42. Upgrade or Replace A Desktop PC? - Tips from Lifewire
  43. Upgrading a PC - Volume 1
  44. *PC Support Basics - Upgrading Hardware
  45. Assemble your own PC and Replace, Add, Repair PC parts
  46. New Technology Center - Links from PCWorld
  47. *Another Day with My PC
  48. Computer Information Links - See more links here - Fred Allen
  49. TECHJUNKIE: Your Personal Geek - Full-range info, Guides, etc.
  50. *TechEncyclopedia - Via techweb
  51. Computer Glossary, Computer Terms, Cheat Sheets, etc. - Via - The Tech Dictionary and IT Encyclopedia
  52. Free Online Web Tutorials - Web Based School - Via
  53. Hoagies' Gifted Free Online High School Courses - See computers
  54. Datamation® has latest tech news
  55. Blog - Office of Educational Technology
  56. *Easy Computer Tips - Computer Advice - Online safety, news, etc.
  57. Ultimate Online Reference for Engineers - See robotics - Via efunda
  58. *Computers - How To Information - See Operating System Basics, networking, plus much more at eHow™
  59. *FTP - Find FTP Technical Guide and Tutorials here
  60. Tom's Hardware - Has computer hardware info and more
  61. HelpOnThe.Net: Tech Support Guy™ has volunteer help for free
  62. See topics on security, networks, etc. -
  63. *A Complete Illustrated Guide to PC Hardware -
  64. *Resource Links & Guides - See TechSoup for tight budgets -
  65. Computer Active - Protect Your Tech advice for home PC users
  66. PCGuide | Your Trusted PC Advisor
  67. Folk Computing for the New Millenium - How to acquire cheap hardware and what to do with it -
  68. - See PC Troubleshooting Guides and more
  69. *Broadband Tweaks, Computer / Networks, etc. -
  70. See the latest Free Apps & Archived Tech Support here - Gizmo's Freeware
  71. has a huge collection of drivers for all device types
  72. *Computer Online Tips - See more archives here
  73. *ZDNET help site - Dated info
  74. *Free Computer Training and Courses Online - Via
  75. *Help-Site Computer Manuals - Some links are active
  76. *Computer Guru - See tips on web building, general technology. etc.
  77. Top How To Tips - Via CNET
  78. The Senior's Guide to Computers
  79. MacInstruct: A Guide to Mac Support Websites
  80. Top 10 Best Tech Support Service Companies - ConsumerAffairs
  81. *Phil's Place - Technology Coordinators Resources - See Support links
  82. *Designer Lady's PC How To's
  83. *Windows-help (.net) - See dual boot setups & more
  84. *Welcome to PC Lube and Tune: - Tech tutorials and more
  85. *AT&T Knowledge Network Explorer Homepage
  86. *Donna's Website - For teachers and technologists
  87. *Instructional Technology Online Resources
  88. *School-Based Technology Coordinator's Home Page - Technology Management & Leadership
  89. *Technology in Schools - NCES
  90. Dangerously Irrelevant - Tough issues in education
  91. *Integrating Technology & Learning - Via elearning
  92. The Complete Idiot's Guide to Electrical Repair - See other free e-books


    *Back To Top*

  93. Educational Jokes - Clean Jokes - Motivation - Academic
  94. Humor at Work -
  95. *Welcome to Jokes for Teachers
  96. Top 20 Teacher Jokes - teachHUB
  97. Teachers Jokes - Funny School Excuses - Via
  98. Really Funny Clean Jokes and Humor - Tension Not
  99. Jokes - Developing
  100. *Jokes About Teachers


    *Back To Top*

  101. Free Technical Support - Extensive lists from
  102. Free Computer Technical Help - WebRing®
  103. *The Help Web - A Guide to Getting Started on the Internet
  104. ZDNET's Topic Section
  105. *Free PC Tech - Technical Support on the Internet
  106. * - Free Technical Support
  107. *TechWeb Encyclopedia
  108. *Thomas Boutell's World Wide Web


  109. Research Guides: A-Z Databases - Comprehensive list at Virginia Tech
  110. Auto Repair Advice and Tech Maintenance Tips - Some Techs need this too
  112. FREEWARE SECTION has related FREE software links
  113. Search the Internet using various engines and strategies listed in INDEX
    under HOW-TO GUIDES, and WEBTOOLS (for SAFE SEARCHING), etc.
  114. 300 plus search engines - or try this one:

    Note to educators:   Most "kidsafe" search engines can still access other search engines which are unfiltered and that restrict users under 18 - unless they are disabled in advance - See details on Webtools Page
    logo The U.S. Government's Official (Retired) Web Portal for Kids: Many more resources for kids, teens, parents, and teachers - Courtesy of - The U.S. government's new web portal: Education Page

    ALA: Great Websites for Kids - and others

    Tech Terms Search Box

    Go to The Free Dictionary
    See Dictionary & Thesaurus
    Go to Wolframalpha
    Compute expert-level answers *Back To Top*

(Please click to read!)

Copyright© 1997-2020 Bob Bowman - RESERVATIONS: Permission is hereby granted to post a hyperlink to this website. (Any other distribution of this work must be limited to noncommercial uses - allowed only with proper citations, including web address and credits for this work). The right to revise this notice is reserved.