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Last updated: 09/20/02 08:26 AM


Professional Technical Certifications: Certification Test "Brain Dumps" and Free Sample Tests:


Microsoft Technical Information/Support:

www.microsoft.com/technet/default.asp 
www.microsoft.com/technet/index/default.asp (Technet index)
www.microsoft.com/backoffice/downloads.htm 
www.microsoft.com/office/default2.htm 
www.microsoft.com/windows/default.asp 

Novell Netware Technical Information/Support:

www.support.novell.com 

Banyan Networks Technical Information/Support:

www.banyan.com/support/tsc.html

UNIX Operating System Technical Information (The Open Group):

www.unix-systems.org/

Linux Operating System Technical Information:

www.linux.com/

Netscape IT Professional Resources:

home.netscape.com/computing/techresources/index.html (Tech resources)
technews.netscape.com/computing/technews/frontdoor/0,288,,00.html
hwreviews.netscape.com/computing/hwreviews/
(Hardware reviews)
home.netscape.com/computing/swreviews/index.html (Software reviews)


Hardware Technical Support/Drivers:

www.support.3com.com (3Com / USRobotics)
www.abit.com.tw/english/support (ABit)
www.acersupport.com (Acer)
www.adaptec.com/support (Adaptec)
www.aironet.com/support/default.asp (Aironet Wireless)
www.amd.com/support/support.html (AMD)
www.ami.com (American Megatrends)
www.aopenusa.com/index5.htm
(AOpen USA)
www.asus.com/Company/support.html (Asus)
www.support.atitech.ca (ATI)
www.azzaboard.com/download.html (AZZA)
www.usa.canon.com/support/files/disclaimer.html (Canon)
www.cisco.com/pcgi-bin/ibld/all.pl?i=support&c=2&m=GUEST (Cisco)
www.compaq.com/support/ (Compaq/Digital Alpha [DEC]/Tandem - see Genicom below for printer support - see also www.digital.com and www.tandem.com )
www.seagate.com/support/disc/specs/qickspec.shtml (Conner/Seagate)
www.corsairmicro.com/ (Corsair Microsystems)
www.support.soundblaster.com (Creative Labs)
www.cyrix.com/html/support (Cyrix)
support.dell.com/us/en/ (Dell)
www.diamondmm.com/products/drivers/driver-index.html (Diamond)
www.ecsusa.com/downloads.htm (ECS)
www.epox.com/support/Default.asp (EPoX)
www.epson.com/support (Epson)
www.eurone.com (Eurone)
www.fic.com.tw/techsupport/motherboards (FIC)
www.fujitsu.com/support.html (Fujitsu)
www.gateway.com/support/ (Gateway)
www.genicom.com/drivers/index.htm (Genicom, includes Centronics, Texas Instruments, Digital [DEC], and Compaq printers)
www.hp.com/ghp/services.html (Hewlett-Packard)
app-01.www.ibm.com/support (IBM)
www.intel.com/sites/support (Intel)
www.iomega.com/support (Iomega)
www.jbond.com/techframe.html (J-bond)
www.lexmark.com/support/index.html (Lexmark)
www.logitech.com/us/support (Logitech)
www.maxtor.com/satisfaction (Maxtor)
www.micronics.com/Micronics/support (Micronics/Orchid/Diamond)
www.microway.com/tech.html (Microway)
www.mitsumi.com (Mitsumi)
www.hayes.com/support.html (Modem Express/Hayes)
www.mtiusa.com (M Technology)
www.ncr.com/graphics/support_link.htm (NCR)
www.nec.com/support (NEC)
www.niagaratech.com/Support/SupmainC.htm (Niagara)
www.okidata.com/mkt/html/nf/Support.html (Okidata)
www.panasonic.com/host/support/core-softwaresupport.html (Panasonic)
www.phoenix.com/platform (PhoenixBIOS / AwardBIOS)
www.seagate.com/support/supporttop.shtml (Seagate)
www.sun.com/service/ (Sun Microsystems)
www.supermicro.com/TechSupport.htm (Supermicro)
www.tekram.com/techsupport.asp (Techram)
www.tridentmicro.com/HTML/drivers.htm (Trident)
www.tyan.com/support/support.html (Tyan)
www.wdc.com/service (Western Digital)
www.zoltrix.com/index4.htm (Zoltrix)
www.zoom.com/techsupport.html (Zoom/Hayes)


Computer Systems Standards:

www.ieee.org (IEEE)
www.standards.ieee.org 
www.standards.ieee.org/db 
www.ieee.org/organizations/eab 
www.ansi.org (ANSI)
www.itu.org (ITU)
www.itu.int/ITU-T/index.html (replaces CCITT)
www.omg.org 
www.iso.ch (ISO)
www.fordassoc.com/dumps/70-058/iso-osi.html (good OSI model info)
www.w3c.org 
www.opengroup.org (owner of UNIX trademark)
www.eia.org (EIA)
www.t10.org SCSI standards


Internet Technical Knowledge Base:

www.iana.org (TCP/IP numbers - read about TCP/IP v.6)
www.arin.net (US IP assignments)
www.internic.net (Domains - www.networksolutions.com )
www.icann.org 


Web Page Authoring (HTML, Java, & Perl):

www.nashville.net/~carl/htmlguide (HTML guide)
www.cwru.edu/help/interHTML/ (HTML 2.0 tutorial)
www.geocities.com/TimesSquare/Arcade/6761/htmltags.html (HTML tags)
home.netscape.com/eng/mozilla/3.0/handbook/javascript (Java guide)
www.wackyhtml.com/wacky/wacky.html (wacky HTML)
www.perl.com/CPAN (comprehensive Perl archive)


Network/Internet/Utilities Shareware/Freeware:

www.gamsoft.com (Elite FTP shell - latest: v.2.1)
www.ping.be/cyberkit (CyberKit - ping, trace, whois, etc. - latest: v.2.4b; v.2.5 in beta)
www.ferretsoft.com/netferret (multi-engine search)
www.selectconsulting.com/html/cheapdns.htm (online shares)
www.winzip.com (WinZIP file compression shell - latest: v.7.0)
www.wintune.winmag.com (online or download benchmark/diagnostics)
www.filemine.com (freeware/shareware program listings)
www.openwindow.com/pages/winflash.htm (make study flashcards)
(above can also be downloaded from this site - flash32.exe - 1.3Mb)
www.idp.net/freesoft/free.htm (IDP net stuff for IT folks)
(above site has MS Network Client v3.0 for MS-DOS -- a rare one!)
www.complex.is/cgi-bin/home_pager (F-Prot virus scanner - latest: v.3.06a; virus & macro databases updated: 12/17&18/99)


IT E-Mail Newsletters & IT Websites:

www.earthweb.com/newsletters (variety of IT topics - good stuff)
www.technet.com 
www.winmag.com 
www.internetwk.com 
www.planetit.com 
www.byte.com 
www.cmpnet.com 
www.itknowledge.com (comprehensive)
www.zdnet.com/zdnn/


Virus Information

www.wildlist.org/WildList/wildlist.html (virus listing)
www.datafellows.com/vir-info/ (very complete virus description database)

Odds and Ends of Interest:

www.digital.com/alphaoem/microprocessorforum.htm (article on Alpha EV7 1+GHz processor by Compaq's Peter Bannon)
www.scsita.org Puzzled by SCSI? Get the lowdown here...
www.corsairmicro.com/ecc.htm What's ECC all about?
www.techcrawler.com/




Last updated: Friday, September 20, 2002

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