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  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


    FREEWARE / OPEN-SOURCE SUPPORT:

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  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


    GENERAL SUPPORT:

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  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 24hoursupport.com
  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. Troubleshooters.com® - See topical advice
  34. *Windows General Troubleshooting Techniques - Annoyances.org
  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 WhatIs.com - The Tech Dictionary and IT Encyclopedia
  52. Free Online Web Tutorials - Web Based School - Via www.softlookup.com
  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 Planet.com - 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. - ITPRC.com
  63. *A Complete Illustrated Guide to PC Hardware - Karbosguide.com
  64. *Resource Links & Guides - See TechSoup for tight budgets - Npower.org
  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 - Scrounge.org
  68. Sharkeyextreme.com - See PC Troubleshooting Guides and more
  69. *Broadband Tweaks, Computer / Networks, etc. - Speedguide.net
  70. See the latest Free Apps & Archived Tech Support here - Gizmo's Freeware
  71. WinDrivers.com 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 intelinfo.com
  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

    HUMOROUS SUPPORT:

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


    INTERNET SUPPORT:

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  101. Free Technical Support - Extensive lists from TheFreeSite.com
  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. *Freebyte.com - Free Technical Support
  107. *TechWeb Encyclopedia
  108. *Thomas Boutell's World Wide Web

    WHERE TO FIND MORE INFORMATION:

  109. Research Guides: A-Z Databases - Comprehensive list at Virginia Tech
  110. Auto Repair Advice and Tech Maintenance Tips - Some Techs need this too
  111. See INDEX for REFERENCES, TECHTOOLS, TUTORIALS, etc.
  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 Kids.gov: The U.S. Government's Official (Retired) Web Portal for Kids: Many more resources for kids, teens, parents, and teachers - Courtesy of Archive.org
    USA.gov - The U.S. government's new web portal: Education Page


    ALA: Great Websites for Kids - and others

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