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By Liane M. Gouthro

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  • Life After Death: Protectyourself from PC problems with CPR for XP from MyEZfix. When WindowsXP refuses to boot, CPR brings the ailing PC back to life. AlthoughXP comes with a built-in System Restore feature, CPR takes therecovery process one step further, helping PCs boot even whenWindows is inaccessible. A per-user license costs $30 (all pricesstreet).
  • Encrypt Keeper: Keep e-mailmessages away from prying eyes with SoftClan e-cryptor. This $59.95application from CenturionSoft lets you send encrypted e-mails withoutworrying whether recipients have the software to read them-all theyneed is a password. It also encrypts files and folders on your harddrive.
  • Scheduled Delivery: Stay ontime with BCL Meeting Runner from BCLTechnologies. This free add-on for Microsoft Outlookautomatically schedules meetings and organizes your calendar. Itscans all incoming messages for potential meeting requests and,once you confirm the information, adds those items directly to yourcalendar in Outlook 2000 or 2002.

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