Enabling the XP firewall?
MSG Plus! – free download, adds functionality to MSN messenger. – discable?
Using Trillian – msn, ICQ, AIM, Yahoo messenger combiner. See if can get it on disc. (http://www.ceruleanstudios.com/trillian/index.html)
Choosing a computer case, hard drive, processor, video card, motherboard (whole series of)
Bottled guide as to the four/six essentials to look out for when buying xxxx.
news – check economist again.