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Reviews of Computer Pundits' computer help Web site, Wells Fargo's One-Stop eStore e-commerce help, and Vertex's eQuantum software for sales and tax use.

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. . . But No Minnie: Don't waste any more time and money waiting to have your computing questions answered by tech support. Instead, try a service from Computer Pundits Corp. (CPC) in Bloomington, Minnesota, called The service lets anyone-especially companies lacking large internal IT staffs-the opportunity to get free, expert computing advice online. The site offers a searchable FAQ tech database and allows users to submit their questions online to be answered by one of the Goofyguys technical experts. The service covers multiple hardware and software platforms, including Unix, Windows NT, Novell networks, Microsoft BackOffice, Exchange and Proxy Server. For details, visit www.goofyguys.comor call (888) 786-3487.

One-Stop Shop: A variety of companies now offer e-commerce services, and one to check out is Wells Fargo. The financial services giant has teamed up with e-commerce and payment-services company First Data Corp. in Atlanta to offer an e-commerce solution for small and midsized businesses called One-Stop eStore. Here's how it works: Wells Fargo provides the tools businesses need to create virtual storefronts-from Web design to payment processing and traffic building. The One-Stop eStore is based on a solutions platform developed by First Data and privately branded by Wells Fargo. The cost to get a Web site up and running starts at $45 per month. For more information, call (800) 262-2893.

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