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AdminLife is a huge database of discussions related to issues encountered by Windows admins. Click on the discussions tab to see the hundreds of lists monitored. You can search for issues with keywords.


Computing has searchable IT forums by topics.

Experts Exchange

Experts Exchange is a network of IT experts to help with issues. It costs $10/month.

IT Blog Watch

IT Blog Watch at ComputerWorld magazine summarizes numerous IT blogs.

Microsoft Chats

Microsoft Chats are scheduled chats with Microsoft experts. RSS feed for schedule is available.

Microsoft MVP Site

Microsoft MVP Site is a free connection with members of Microsoft's Most Valuable Professional (MVP) program. This is site rich with content.

Microsoft Support

Microsoft Support has free self-help and help from Microsoft experts for a fee per incident.


MrExcel Message Board is an excellent place to get your Excel questions answered.


TechSupportGuy is a searchable forum for computer issues.

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AllExperts is the “oldest & largest free Q&A service on the Internet.” Search by keyword and get a list of experts willing to answer your questions at no charge (para. 1).


ASME (American Society of Association Executives) is an association of 10,000 associations. When searching for information, sometimes the best method is to ask an expert in an association. At this link, select Gateway to Associations then search by keywords to find the websites of relevant associations. You can then call the association to find out who can help you with your question.


FreePint is a network of 74,000 Internet researchers. A newsletter containing new website reviews and search tips is emailed every two weeks.


LISTSERV is software by L-Soft for managing electronic mailing lists and discussion groups. Use the hyperlink shown to search for mailing lists by keywords. There are numerous IT mailing lists among the ~62,000 lists in this database.