Help File: Don't press F1 on the Web in Windows XP; a shortcut to iTunes Plus upgrades
Q: I heard what sounds like an urban legend -- that you shouldn't hit the F1 key if a Web site tells you to. Is that true?
A security advisory from the government's Computer Emergency Readiness Team (http:/
Although Windows 2000 and Windows Server 2003 are also open to this attack, Microsoft reports that Windows Vista and 7 are not -- something to think about the next time somebody suggests those newer releases offer no real benefits over XP.
I can't figure out how to upgrade my iTunes purchases to iTunes Plus.
Making this upgrade -- which replaces digitally locked music with higher-fidelity, more compatible files-- is a worthwhile expense, at 30 cents a song, 60 cents for a music video or $3 an album.
If iTunes somehow won't show an "iTunes Plus" link on the iTunes Store home page's top-right corner, visit Apple's tech-support article (http:/
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