Worried about what’s lurking inside those Microsoft file formats? Here is at least one case where emdedded information isn’t a good thing to have included in your document: Warning over Microsoft Word files
Try the Office 2003/XP Add-in: Remove Hidden Data in Excel and Powerpoint files.
Another piece of Windows software that comes highly recommended: AVG Anti-Virus, with a free version available for personal use.
Another Windows software application: Konfabulator let’s you add widgets that display various status indicators of anything from a your local weather, wifi signal strength, an interactive calendar or even a web search widget.
And here is yet another quick review of Konfabulator from
WindowsDevCenter.com: Konfabulate Your PC
Did you know that Microsoft has a release of their spyware catcher software out? Here’s a A First Look at Microsoft’s AntiSpyware.
Look for the links to the competition too: Ad-Aware and SpyBot Search & Desrtoy.