One of the most frustrating times for a user can be waiting for a computer to start. You wait for the computer to boot up, wait for Windows to load, log in, and then finish waiting for all the background programs and services to load.
From US-Cert: Because there are certain characters that may appear to be the same but have different ASCII codes (for example, the Cyrillic "a" and the Latin "a"), an attacker may be able to "spoof" a web page URL.
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Flash Drive Reminder is a handy utility for people who work across different computers and carry their data on a USB memory stick. This will display a desktop reminder saying that the USB drive is still in the computer if you try to log off without unplugging the stick.