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A Quick Way to Change or Check your DNS Setting 3 weeks 4 days ago mchldpy

Last Updated September 19, 2011, that's only 44 months old, more or less. I'm not complaining mind you, just thinking it may be time for Rob to see about getting that colonoscopy examine he's been putting off, now that he has all this spare time. I have an old Polaroid-Land camera I could donate.

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How to Fix an Annoying Windows USB Problem 3 weeks 4 days ago jewels_Cave_Gem

Hi everyone. I am also running Win 7, 64 bit. Ever since I bought this desktop the usb ports tend to become unresponsive for a while. It is really annoying. At first I thought is was just my mouse but after changing the mouse I noticed that all the usb ports randomly decides to stop working for a few seconds. This causes my USB Modem to disconnect allot! Very frustrating! It also causes problems when I am copying large amounts of data to external Hard Drives. Its like the usb ports eject and then re-connect every few minutes. You can hear the eject sounds every time they do. Worst of all I am not even touching them!! I tried all the tips listed above but still nothing is working. I have been searching other posts but so far cant find anyone with the same problem as mine. Has anyone else got a tip for me?

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Best Freeware Download Sites 3 weeks 4 days ago cdave

Other interesting site is http://www.freesharewaredepot.com/

Hope it helps
Dave

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Best Free Email Software 3 weeks 5 days ago AJNorth

There is an on-going thread discussing e-mail clients at http://cubiq.org/the-best-and-the-worst-email-clients-for-windows/ that some may find useful.

Also, it turns out that in Win 7 and Win 8/8.1/8.1 Update, Microsoft carried over their e-mail client from Vista(!), Windows Mail — but they deactivated it (because they’re Microsoft).

HOWEVER, for those who liked that [very likely singular] feature of Vista, or XP’s Outlook Express (to which it is a very similar, though not identical, update), it is possible to activate Windows Mail in the aforementioned operating systems; see http://ogri.me/en/hard-soft/324-enabling-windows-mail-in-windows-7 (the specific instructions for Win 8 are lower down the page).

Needless to say, one would do well to carefully read through the instructions a couple of times — AND also create a Restore Point — before proceeding.

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Produce A System Health Report For Your PC 3 weeks 5 days ago Peccadilloes

could not find hot files; got many graphs on the one page - not sure how to get what you are talking about

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Produce A System Health Report For Your PC 3 weeks 5 days ago JackP

Great tip! On Windows 8.1 Pro, in the "Run" dialog, simply type "perfmon", and the app will open right away!

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How to Harden Your Browser Against Malware and Privacy Concerns 3 weeks 6 days ago MidnightCowboy

Even a few weeks can be a lifetime in terms of software security. What was once golden is now just a heap of junk metal.

http://pando.com/2014/12/26/if-you-still-trust-tor-to-keep-you-safe-your...

Add to that the instant you start using Tor, anyone so inclined to be monitoring your online activities will immediately think you have something to hide and focus their attentions more closely. MC - Site Manager.

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How to Harden Your Browser Against Malware and Privacy Concerns 3 weeks 6 days ago DesertRat

I'm surprised not to see you mention the Tor Browser .... https://www.torproject.org/

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Produce A System Health Report For Your PC 3 weeks 6 days ago lowndesw

In Win 8.1 with Classic Shell with the Charms turned off, an easier way to get to Perfmon is thru the search window in the lower left windows pop up. Just enter "Perfmon" and click on Perfmon the Programs (top) section.

Never could find the "hot files report". ??

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Best Free Media Player 3 weeks 6 days ago Anupam

The link provided in the review is the official site of PotPlayer, and that should be used preferably to download the latest version.

If you notice on the VideoHelp site too, the version you quote is a beta version. The stable version is 1.6.54266 released on 21st May.

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Best Free Media Player 3 weeks 6 days ago Rigsby

I use this link to keep updated with the latest versions of Potplayer :-

http://www.videohelp.com/software/PotPlayer/old-versions#download

It's at v1.6.54446 as at June 3rd

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An Essential App for Medical Knowledge and Healthy Living 3 weeks 6 days ago weldan507

I really like the free games
I created this site, free games

http://www.gameandroidmodapk.com

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All About the Windows 10 Upgrade App Including How to Get Rid of it 3 weeks 6 days ago v.laurie

Nobody knows. Microsoft has not been clear. See this post

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How to Disable the New User Profile Menu in the Chrome Browser 4 weeks 27 min ago nowayman

It's funny that Google has removed their new horrible bookmarks manager, but the account manager stayed. Guess this is where they're going.

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All About the Windows 10 Upgrade App Including How to Get Rid of it 4 weeks 1 hour ago Moonwink

I've never had a Windows upgrade forced on me before. I prefer the classic desktop. I know nothing about Windows 10 figuring I'd wait and see what others thought about it first before even considering upgrading. Is there a classic desktop option available in Windows 10 or must we learn how to use the computer all over again. Thank goodness for "Classic Shell" or I'd be lost.

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Best Free Software for Linux 4 weeks 5 hours ago Panzer

"... With Electron, creating a desktop application for your company or idea is easy ...":

http://electron.atom.io/

 

Ncdu is a disk usage analyzer with an ncurses interface:

http://dev.yorhel.nl/ncdu

 

Ring (formerly SFLphone) is a free distributed multimedia communication software:
http://www.ring.cx/

 

DuckieTV is a TV-show calendar:

http://schizoduckie.github.io/DuckieTV/

 

PhotoFlow - A fully non-destructive photo retouching program providing a complete layer-based workflow including RAW image development:

https://github.com/aferrero2707/PhotoFlow

 

The LaZagne project is an open source application used to retrieve lots of passwords stored on a local computer. Each software stores its passwords using different techniques (plaintext, APIs, custom algorithms, databases, etc.). This tool has been developed for the purpose of finding these passwords for the most commonly-used software:

https://github.com/AlessandroZ/LaZagne

 

quvi - The command-line-tool suite to access the flash media stream properties:

http://quvi.sourceforge.net/

 

MPFC is a gstreamer-based audio player with curses interface:

https://code.google.com/p/mpfc/

 

Rage media player:

https://phab.enlightenment.org/phame/live/1/post/rage_media_player_0_1_0...

 

"... xombrero is a minimalist web browser with sophisticated security features designed-in, rather than through an add-on after-the-fact. In particular, it provides both persistent and per-session controls for scripts and cookies, making it easy to thwart tracking and scripting attacks. In additional to providing a familiar mouse-based interface like other web browsers, it offers a set of vi-like keyboard commands for users who prefer to keep their hands on their keyboard ...":

https://github.com/conformal/xombrero

 

sandy is an ncurses text editor:

http://tools.suckless.org/sandy

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Best Free Ways to Learn Programming 4 weeks 5 hours ago Panzer

Don't fear the Internet - "... Through short tutorial videos, you’ll learn how to take a basic wordpress blog and manipulate the css, html (and even some php!) to match your aesthetic ...":

http://www.dontfeartheinternet.com/

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Best Free PDF Writer Software 4 weeks 5 hours ago paul bucuresti

Just a word of warning: doPDF installs some novaPDF softare which apparently is based on. I was not content with the way doPDF works (or it was not working properly, I don't really remember) and when I tried to uninstall it, the unsintaller tired to uninstall novaPDF and failed every time. I had to deleted manually then use a registry cleaner.

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Best Free Non-Adobe PDF Reader 4 weeks 5 hours ago paul bucuresti

I also like PDF X-change mostly but I need pdf signing with digital certificate (and that's pro only).

According to their website, Foxit Reader appears to allow only verifying, and not adding a digital signature based on public key certificate.
For one of their commercial products, the description includes:
Add/verify digital signatures: Allows the PDF document receiver to validate the status of a digital signature to determine if the document has been modified since the signature was applied.
But for Foxit Reader it's only: Verify digital signatures: Allows the PDF document receiver to validate the status of a digital signature to determine if the document has been modified since the signature was applied.
So does Foxit Reader really allow digital signing? Does this require a Docusign account? If yes, how does this work and why is this required?

If Foxit Reader can't sign PDF - would there be an alternative free software able to do this?
I'd like to skip the hassle of installing foxit reader only to see it doesn't offer pdf signing.

What about Sumatra? Does it allow pdf sigining using an existing digital certificate?
Thank you.

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Best Free Software for Linux 4 weeks 7 hours ago Panzer

Passpie lets you manage login credentials from the terminal with a coloroful/configurable cli interface:
http://marcwebbie.io/passpie/

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Best Free PC Games 4 weeks 7 hours ago Panzer

"... Maquisard is a charming game of snooping and investigation. As the lobby boy at a fancy hotel, the player will receive clues from the resistance to the identity of a government agent and will try to figure out their identity by snooping on the guests over the course of three days. Players must listen in on conversations, peek into rooms, and observe the guests' habits in order to figure out which guests has all the traits of their target. It is a single-player puzzle game that will have an unique non-linear investigation gameplay and draw on the aesthetics of Wes Anderson's film The Grand Budapest Hotel ...":

http://maquisard.itch.io/maquisard

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Best Free Start Menu Replacement 4 weeks 8 hours ago AtlBo

If you will be on Windows 7 for a while, Start Menu Reviver is worth a look. It's very well written software and a compact and configurable start menu replacement program. The replacement search bar works to perfection, and there are great shortcuts to Windows settings dialogs that are placed in an unobtrusive way in a narrow bar across the left of the menu. The actual menu is in two parts. One is a visually appealing tiled arrangement, where tiles can be a little bit bigger than an icon or 1/4 size. You can add tiles, move them, resize them, and even select or change the color. There is also support for adding internet links as tiles. Setting up the tiles is simple. You select the start file for the program and the icon is added, which adds to the visual appeal of the menu. Moving the tiles is simple drag and drop and works perfectly. The second part of the menu pops out the right and is otherwise a standard Windows 7 style menu. The only difference is that there are choices for using the menu in the standard fashion for Programs or conveniently for Recent Items, My Documents, or even a Custom configurable setting where you can decide what you would like to see. And you can go back and forth between the view choice. Size of the menu is configurable along with colors and overall this is a great solution for a free start menu. Best of all the program is optimized and really performs. It snaps like a start menu should.

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Produce A System Health Report For Your PC 4 weeks 14 hours ago v.laurie

Perfmon reports for Windows 7 systems were described in a previous TSA article.

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Best Free PDF Writer Software 4 weeks 20 hours ago donaldius

I've used [edited] for many years and what I liked about it was the open window into which individual files could be added, re-ordered or deleted before creating the PDF. I have now tried Bullzip and PDF24. Both work OK on my 64-bit Win7 system. However I must recommend PDF24 since it has a similar ease of use to my trusty [edited]. You can pop individual pages and/or docs into the window and merge the lot with ease.

[Moderator's note: mention of commercial software edited out]

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All About the Windows 10 Upgrade App Including How to Get Rid of it 4 weeks 21 hours ago Anupam

Let's not make it a debate about Windows or Linux, here on a Windows article. Better keep it for forum.

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Best Free Startup Manager 4 weeks 22 hours ago TeeJay

I am still using CodeStuff Starter without problems, but the fact that it has not been updated since 2009 should be listed as a "con." I definitely want to check out the Glarysoft product suggested below.

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All About the Windows 10 Upgrade App Including How to Get Rid of it 4 weeks 23 hours ago vandamme

That's a subset of the "Linux includes a whole lot of applications that you don't have to install or update separately" reason to install Linux, at http://www.whylinuxisbetter.net/.

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All About the Windows 10 Upgrade App Including How to Get Rid of it 4 weeks 1 day ago Anupam

That's a really silly reason to run Linux. You can easily install VLC or PotPlayer to run DVDs, which most of the people running Windows do anyways.. they are much better than WMP.

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All About the Windows 10 Upgrade App Including How to Get Rid of it 4 weeks 1 day ago Nodrog

Selecting Hide... in the customise notification area window only has effect until the computer is restarted, it reappears with "show icon and notifications" enabled after a shutdown/restart. Even selecting "only show notificatios" resets after a restart.

Even though I have reserved the upgrade the icon is still there and a message about it now shows in Control Panel/Windows Update instead of the normal "No Updates/Updates available" dialogue.

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Best Free Software for Linux 4 weeks 1 day ago Panzer

Talky - simple video chat and screen sharing for small groups:

https://talky.io/

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What Your PC Will Need if You Want to Upgrade to Windows 10 4 weeks 1 day ago bawldiggle

Win-8 (on a new Dell laptop) was the final straw.
I started with Win3.x ... all of my 4 rigs are Win7. I recently dusted off an old paper weight (Acer 2003 laptop -- WinXP) maxed out to 2GB RAM and massive (¿) 150GB HDD ... to play with Linux (Mint) ... first OS install in my life. First baby steps into Linux. Anything has to be better than the MS fiasco.
» Progress is mans ability to complicate simplicity (Thor Heyerdahl) «

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Automatic Backups To Folder Or FTP 4 weeks 1 day ago GeoHub4

Madam / Sir,

I'm using AutoVer now for about a year and one of its outstanding properties is that it can save an open Microsoft Office application to a backup drive.
This program works very well and has up to now never failed me.

Something else:
Do you intend to switch to Drupal 8 or are you giving Backdrop CMS a chance?

Your website offers the best tips concerning the usual necessities of a computer user. Thank you very much!

Best regards,
GeoHub4

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DVD Authoring Software That's Open Source And Free 4 weeks 1 day ago Anupam

The link in the review is fine, and opens the site of DVD Flick, which is open source and free.

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All About the Windows 10 Upgrade App Including How to Get Rid of it 4 weeks 1 day ago Jojo Yee Nope. It's not. You might want to follow our Forum thread here: http://www.techsupportalert.com/freeware-forum/system/14857-free-upgrade-to-windows-10-a.html view
All About the Windows 10 Upgrade App Including How to Get Rid of it 4 weeks 1 day ago drkarasheed

It was heard that those with 'Pirated Versions' of Win_7 or Win_8 or 8.1, are also going to have an option for a free upgrade ?
Is it true ?

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All About the Windows 10 Upgrade App Including How to Get Rid of it 4 weeks 1 day ago drkarasheed

Are we going to have an option to burn an 'ISO image' of the new OS ???

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Best Free Digital Image Viewer 4 weeks 1 day ago marcdarkin

I've carried out another set of reviews comprising the products suggested by readers in the comments and a few others that I willingly tried as a part of my testing for the article. The latest requests (by mrin, Bhat59 and Panzer) were Pictus, Xlideit and Little Image Viewer (LIV). The first two have been included in my article, which is now a long one and I'm afraid it will probably grow even more, as new programs are getting better and better. It's also getting more and more difficult to find convincing reasons to let ones in and others out, and sometimes it's just a matter of personal feeling. But that's exactly why I feel like I can't fail to mention the ones that offer something special besides a good standard in terms of operation.

Apart from those three apps, I have also tested Diffractor, Coolutils Photo Viewer, vvvP catalog, and Free Exif Editor. I will keep an eye on a couple of them because they are good candidates to be included at some point in the future but not yet. I won't explain my reasons here because nobody asked about those programs and it would take longer than I'm prepared to. But I think I owe our fellow Panzer a few reasons why I have discarded that Little Image Viewer.

The first one is that I don't feel comfortable with it at all. It's not user-friendly. After the experience I may have acquired trying countless viewers, I still can't figure out how to do some things that I know that can be done with this one. I'm talking about something like showing the view with the menus and toolbars back again after having selected the full size view or the slideshow mode. Or how to get a 100% zoom without turning to that dreadful full size view, as there are no shortcuts or mouse commands for that, and the zoom slider refuses to just stay on the 100% figure and stubbornly keeps going from 99% to 101% and back when you slide it. Or how to stop the slideshow and go back to normal mode, because double clicking on a pic enters slideshow mode again. Or how to make the Esc key work like it's supposed to (well, it's my guess from that "_beenden mit <ESC>" German message that appears), which has no effect on any of the various things it might be used for. Or how to exit the program directly when the toolbars and icons have disappeared and I haven't learned the corresponding shortcut yet (it won't let the Windows taskbar show up and you have to press Alt+Tab to swap programs). And there are a few more inconveniences. I thought it could be a faulty installation and I reinstalled it again with no luck: lots of warnings or error messages appear without any apparent reason and they aren't very informative unless you know German (oh God, I thought something really serious had happened when I saw that "dateizugriff verweigert"!). Sometimes, with no apparent reason, you can't access the folder tree and it just won't open any picture or directory, and you just can't figure out how to load a pic from another folder because your menus and icons have disappeared and the Ctrl+o shortcut has ceased to work. This is one of the only two programs I know that zoom in and out in the opposite way to the rest when you spin the mouse wheel. Any zoomed view over 100% is always smoothed, and therefore useless for close inspection of artifacts or pixel sharpness. The thumbnails are blurry. The tooltips and menus are loosely translated in quite a few cases (check this out: "if window size is smaller than the image size than image size will be adapted to window size if choosen")... Well, I'm sorry but it's clearly a product that I can't recommend at the moment.
 

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All About the Windows 10 Upgrade App Including How to Get Rid of it 4 weeks 1 day ago jivadas

I unknowingly installed some earlier Windows Updates to my Win7 pc preparing for Win10. they *** my PC display on Chrome in a variety of ways when I tried System Restore it had become disabled (I read elsewhere about a similar effect) does anyone know a workaround to restore SysRestore so I can dump this 10 Trash and restore my beautiful desktop to Win 7 ?

Please note: Gizmo's Freeware is a family website. As per the site rules, the use of foul, racist and sexist language is not permitted. If this rule is not respected, all comments related to the account will be deleted and the account blocked. MC - Site Manager.

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All About the Windows 10 Upgrade App Including How to Get Rid of it 4 weeks 1 day ago vandamme

Thanks. I'll probably just reach for my SuperGrubDisk if the time comes to restore grub; it's pulled my dupa out of the fire a few times already.

No DVD playback on Win 10? Yet another reason to run Linux.

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An Essential App for Medical Knowledge and Healthy Living 4 weeks 1 day ago Jojo Yee Thanks kkanalz and MC. It skipped my eyes despite after a few rounds of reading. view
All About the Windows 10 Upgrade App Including How to Get Rid of it 4 weeks 1 day ago v.laurie

A typical upgrade has the option for a clean install or for retaining personal files. I do not personally know what happens to a dual boot system but this link says Windows 10 upgrade keeps the Linux partition but removes grub.

BTW check this link for some old Windows features that get removed when you upgrade. 

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Best Free Lightweight Web Browser 4 weeks 1 day ago XPer

Hello again ,
just have to add to my prior comments: there's one more browser- Maxthon Nitro ( from FlashPeak ), and it is fast; it isn't yet stable, also, it doesn't import Favorites ( You have to create them from scratch), BUT it is fast, no glitches, no crashes. Try. I'm quite sure, You'll like it. A.Raa.

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All About the Windows 10 Upgrade App Including How to Get Rid of it 4 weeks 1 day ago Joe A.TT

According to this article, KB3035583 was issued 3 times: http://www.infoworld.com/article/2922604/microsoft-windows/microsoft-re-re-re-issues-controversial-windows-10-advertising-patch-kb-3035583.html On my own W8.1 x64 system it was installed twice, and that is only because I reinstalled Windows in April. Another strange thing is I can't find KB3035583 when searching from Explorer. Is this happening to anyone else?

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All About the Windows 10 Upgrade App Including How to Get Rid of it 4 weeks 1 day ago vandamme

What happens when you upgrade to Windows 10? Will it wipe out your whole hard drive, or the Windows 7 or 8 partition with all your data, or just upgrade the operating system?

I have several PCs, all of which dual (or triple) boot Linux, along with (usually seldom used) Windows 7 . Would the upgrade wipe out my Linux partitions, along with my data? If that happened, it would take me an hour or two to reinstall Linux and my data, and get it back to the way I like it. And it sounds like the best action would be to keep 7 until it dies in 2020 (or the PC dies).

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Windows 10 Editions and Upgrades Announced 4 weeks 1 day ago v.laurie

I have seen no information on this. If anyone knows more, please let us know.

Update: According to this link, prices will be 119.99 for Windows 10 Home, $199.99 for Windows 10 Pro

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Windows 10 Editions and Upgrades Announced 1 month 34 min ago skwirlinator

Hi Gizmo Gang,
Gizmo has been my favorite source for information and freeware for a very long time. Kudos!

Might I suggest an article that tells how to Prevent a Win 10 upgrade and how to remove the KB files that Windows Update presets on your system.
I've learned my lesson with the common piggyback ware from freeware installations but I used to trust MS to only update the OS. The days of blindly clicking update are gone. I have already set Windows update to 'ask me before installing' but do I have to research every single update now? There must be a better way?

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Windows 10 Editions and Upgrades Announced 1 month 46 min ago skwirlinator

v.laurie, First, Thank you for this article!

I use my Win7 WMP extensively. I purposly converted my entire CD collection to electronic and sold my CD player and gave away all my CDs.
I have WMC for my X-Box 360. The thought of having to use WinAmp is not appealing to me. I want my WMC.
Since it seems the trend is pushing toward cloud computing I figure Microsoft's solution will be to sell an app for your WMC online. This is speculation on my part but I see something like that happening. It seems like everything is moving to mobile computing. I'm not interested in paying more money to enjoy something I already paid for.
As for the replacement of WMC, I believe MS will have it all sent to a cloud. The player app will access the cloud for the play files and you will get slanted advertisements. You will see ads based on your photos, videos and music selections.
Microsoft couldn't pay me to upgrade to Win 10

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Windows 10 Editions and Upgrades Announced 1 month 1 hour ago skwirlinator

AndyR, Thank you for the KB #s, I will check...
I started my Win 7 PC this AM to an icon on the clock task bar to reserve my Win 10 free upgrade. I tried to quickly dismiss it but there is no ready option. So I clicked it and watched the screenplay.
There is nothing that appeals to me at all. I don't like Win8 or 8.1 and I am quite happy with Win 7.
I purchased my PC because it had Win 7.
Part of my updating routine is to always update my software. Now, I can't even trust that.
Is there a way to tell right off, if MS is infecting my PC with updates for Win 10?

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An Essential App for Medical Knowledge and Healthy Living 1 month 2 hours ago MidnightCowboy Thank you for pointing this out kkanalz, it is now fixed. :) MC - Site Manager. view
An Essential App for Medical Knowledge and Healthy Living 1 month 2 hours ago kkanalz

In the main body of your article, you have this phrase: "Besides heading to wedmd.com that has been a resourceful site to gain medical knowledge ....". Be advised that "wedmd.com" is a TYPO! I believe you meant "weBmd.com", didn't you?

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How to Cancel Online Accounts the Easy Way 1 month 3 hours ago greyman

Very good article on JustDelete(dot)me, always good to have another helping hand in getting out of the grips of Identity Hoarders. I would like to mention a strange thing about their site, if I may.
They have a service on the site for generating a fake identity. Very helpful, if you don't feel like ginning up something yourself. However:

If you read the Bio's they create, (which are supposed to be gibberish to fill in a required box to get into a site, I assume)

There are so many keywords included in those bios which will draw unwanted attention from security agencies darned near anywhere, that I suggest people delete them and make up their own gibberish, instead.

Someone should check with them to ask if they have a purpose for those keywords, like confusing the NSA or GCHQ by making them investigate these false ID's. Who needs to be connected to that?

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An Essential App for Medical Knowledge and Healthy Living 1 month 3 hours ago crosseyedlemon

An app that shows an anatomically flawed male doesn't exactly inspire me with confidence but the website has an excellent reputation so this is worth checking out.

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Best Free Firewall Protection 1 month 1 day ago BrollyLSSJ

Online Armor has been quit: http://blog.emsisoft.com/2015/03/31/emsisoft-online-armor-support-roadmap/
It should probably be removed later (though you can still download the latest free version v7.0.0.1866 somewhere using google search) or atleast mentioned.

PrivateFirewalls latest version is 7.0.30.3 from 19th December of 2013.

AVS Firewall also seem to have ceased to exist.

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Best Free Encryption Utility for Cloud Storage 1 month 1 day ago spirit11

Based on several review sites, we chose Vivo for encryption of corporate files on Dropbox (about 200,000 files with 20 users).

There is no user guide for Vivo and there are 2 versions of the product. Responses by email from the company were minimal.

After two months of frustration and wasted labor hours, we gave up. The software may indeed be as good as the reviews indicate. Add in the costs of implementation since there is no user manual.

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Automatic Backups To Folder Or FTP 1 month 1 day ago mchldpy

On the website the author says it "CAN" be 100% portable. He then states in parenthesis that, "it can be installed on removable media". That doesn't tell you whether or not the app will write to the registry. I see he is Australian, perhaps portable means putting a removable drive in your pocket when your that far south.

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Free eBooks And Audiobooks To Read Online Or Download 1 month 1 day ago Jasmine Lopez1991

There's a pretty cool website that I use called topshelfbook.org Main thing I like is that you don't have to jump through hoops to download and don't have to go through alternative download hosting sites. Direct downloads are the way to go! ;)

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Automatic Backups To Folder Or FTP 1 month 1 day ago Joe A.TT

"Autover can run as a portable program, active only when you choose it to be."

While it is possible to extract the files from the installer and make it portable, I think you really meant to say it can be used on-demand.

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Best Free Music Player and Organizer 1 month 1 day ago Lazyboyz

I couldn't agree more with your statement! Not sure why he's so bent about MediaMonkey as it's the best media program out there!

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Best Free Firewall Protection 1 month 1 day ago MrBrian

The home pages for Outpost Firewall Free and Online Armor Free could be updated.

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Best Free Windows Desktop Software - Editors Choice Selection 1 month 1 day ago Nibor

This is an amazing web-site. Thank you!
Have you been collecting freeware that facilitates the downloading of data from iPhones or iPads to Windows 7 PCs? There seem to be problems every time iOS is updated!
Comprehensible articles for connecting iOS and Windows would also be helpful: existing articles and instructions elsewhere on the 'net often state, for example, that "all photos will be deleted from all your devices" without making it at all clear whether or not a Windows PC is considered to be a "device" for these purposes. If so, we have a recipe for disaster; if not, what does the statement mean in the real world?
There is also confusion in such articles about iCloud and PhotoStream, with obscure references to the reduced quality of saved photos. Apple also says that in certain circumstances we have only 30 days within which to download and save photos to a Windows PC, without indicating exactly how those photos can be transferred and saved. (The difficulties are reserved mainly for PCs that do not use an Apple OS. Apple-orientated web-sites are generally unhelpful to users of Windows!)
Problems also arise because it is absolutely unclear whether files are going to be synchronised from an Apple device to a Windows PC - or from a Windows PC to the Apple device.
I, for one, want only to be able to manage my photos, music and data within Windows, and I am sure most of your readers will, like me, want to save all their iPhone and iPad data on their Windows PC... so a simple "recipe" for saving photos, music and other data on a Windows PC without having to purchase additional iCloud storage space would be welcome. A "backup" that cannot be accessed directly from within Windows simply doesn't cut the mustard!

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Best Free Windows Desktop Software - Editors Choice Selection 1 month 1 day ago Injeun

I just wanted to say many thanks for this website and for the invaluable information. I come here all the time for the advice. Again, thank you.

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Best Free Windows Desktop Software - Editors Choice Selection 1 month 2 days ago KetchupKid

TOOLWIZ: The Toolwiz web site does not even list the utility you mention. And you have to really be careful about downloading from Softpedia - it is another of those sites that try to deceive you into downloading something you didn't want. I don't trust them.

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Best Free Software for Linux 1 month 2 days ago daviodan

http://www.shotcut.org/
Shotcut is a free, open source, cross-platform video editor.

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Windows 10 Editions and Upgrades Announced 1 month 2 days ago rajaram menon

No site, not even Microsoft's, gives any info about update of Windows 8.1x64 SL to Windows 10

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Best Free Firewall Protection 1 month 2 days ago MidnightCowboy AVS firewall is still available from Softpedia and some other trusted download sites. MC - Site Manager. view
Best Free Firewall Protection 1 month 2 days ago t i m

Apologies for the delay in responding but thanks for the heads up. Will update accordingly

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Best Free Firewall Protection 1 month 2 days ago t i m

It was previously there but on a different page, looks like they have removed it completely now and discontinued the product. Thanks for bringing it to our attention I will make the necessary changes.

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What Your PC Will Need if You Want to Upgrade to Windows 10 1 month 3 days ago Bruce_Fraser

This is a FUD (Fear, Uncertainty, Doubt) article.
The title clearly states "... if you want to UPGRADE." Then it quotes from a resource which plainly is "requirements for NEW PCs." You're comparing apples to oranges.

The truth is, older computers running Windows 7 or 8, which meet the other specs, should be able to upgrade fine.
This issue was thoroughly discussed in another website forum some months ago: http://windowssecrets.com/forums/showthread.php/167801-New-Computers-will-need-UEFI-to-run-Windows-10-older-systems-can-run-Windows-10-on-BIOS.

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What Your PC Will Need if You Want to Upgrade to Windows 10 1 month 3 days ago Bruce_Fraser

Ah yes, I see that, now that I read to the very end of the article.
You should know that graphics dominate, and the first thing one sees in that article is "Uh oh, my computer needs UEFI to run Windows 10."

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Windows 10 Editions and Upgrades Announced 1 month 3 days ago v.laurie This link(http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_8-windows_install/regarding-windows-8-sl-64-bit-os/6a7c460a-1031-43b9-b0b0-36417495b8e9) has some information about Windows 8 SL. You will need Windows 8.1 to upgrade to Windows 10. view
Windows 10 Editions and Upgrades Announced 1 month 3 days ago rajaram menon

I use Win 8x64 SL. What is the corresp version of Win 10?

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What Your PC Will Need if You Want to Upgrade to Windows 10 1 month 3 days ago oldbilbobaggins

Thanks, 'v.laurie'. I really must RTFM sometime soon.

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What Your PC Will Need if You Want to Upgrade to Windows 10 1 month 3 days ago oldbilbobaggins

That worked for me, 'djay49', in that your tip of 'Shift-RightClick in the folder window' > select 'Open Command Window Here' > type 'coreinfo' ....finally listed the wanted info dump.

Thanks.

It seems I DO have the required 'PAE supports > 32-bit physical addresses' and 'NX supports no-execute page protection' and 'SSE2 supports streaming SIMD extensions 2' ( and others to SSE 4.2 ). Now I must find a way to print that info screen to a note, saved for later reference.

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What Your PC Will Need if You Want to Upgrade to Windows 10 1 month 3 days ago v.laurie As the article says, the UEFI and secure boot requirement is applicable only to new systems and upgrades can be applied to existing systems that use the older BIOS instead of UEFI view
What Your PC Will Need if You Want to Upgrade to Windows 10 1 month 3 days ago CyberWolf64

I certainly hope that the statement as it were that SecureBoot MUST be enabled is NOT accurate. As in my new system it will NEVER be activated, as it is Microsofts way to enforce ONLY their OS on your machine. UEFI is fine as a lot of newer releases of Linux support that, but not SecureBoot.
Therefore, it is NEVER going to be active on MY machine. I will stick with the Win 7 Ultimate that will be on it only along with my Linux distro of choice, which is Manjaro.
Why not have SecureBoot named more accurately? Something like:
"Microsoft OS's ONLY".

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What Your PC Will Need if You Want to Upgrade to Windows 10 1 month 3 days ago v.laurie You have to either enter the command with the full path for the file Coreinfo.exe or run it in a command window referenced to the same folder that contains Coreinfo.exe. See this article - http://www.techsupportalert.com/content/how-open-windows-command-prompt-any-folder.htm. view
What Your PC Will Need if You Want to Upgrade to Windows 10 1 month 3 days ago rcoombs

Hi,
I have the same comment as the other writer, I have downloaded 'coreinfo' but cannot get it to run. I get my elevated command prompt and enter 'coreinfo' and I get a message - unrecognized command. What am I doing wrong. Thanks for any help. rcoombs

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What Your PC Will Need if You Want to Upgrade to Windows 10 1 month 3 days ago djay49

Because coreinfo is a command-line utility, you'll need to execute it in a Command Prompt window. There are various ways to open one (e.g., Win+R / cmd / Enter). Then navigate using the "cd" cmd to the directory where you've saved coreinfo. (If you're running Win7 or later, the easiest thing to do is Shift-Right-click in the folder window where you've saved coreinfo and choose "Open Command Window here...".) Finally, execute the program by typing "coreinfo" at the prompt.

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What Your PC Will Need if You Want to Upgrade to Windows 10 1 month 3 days ago oldbilbobaggins

Pleez sur, I followed the procedure given in 'What Your PC Will Need if You Want to Upgrade to Windows 10' to download and use 'Coreinfo' to investigate whether I had the 'Requirements for Win 10' in my not-at-all-new Dell with Win 7. For this 'bear of little brain' it took a bit of effort, but clicking on/initiating the 'coreinfo.exe' folder entry showed a Command Box and say 30++ lines scrolling fast then disappearing in about half a second..... too fast to read and/or extract information.

Stumped.

Sure, there must be a way.... but my education doesn't stretch that far. And there must be many millions more like me who won't know/cannot find out if Win 10 will install/run on their kit, and won't know what to do about it.

Perhaps you can help?

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Best Free Web Browser for iOS 1 month 3 days ago gmisch

Chrome should be the killer app, given its ability to share across platforms, and its clean functionality, but you must have happened upon a lucky day, or a lucky copy. It has become so unstable that it is essentially unusable for serious work. It simply crashes, consistently, throwing all data to the winds. Its big brother generally restores itself to its last state, but the iOS version just wets its pants and falls back to square one. I would give it one or two stars at best. The big question is - how did Google take a perfectly exellent browser, and bring it down to this poor state?

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Best Free Software for Linux 1 month 4 days ago Panzer

"... Tomb is an 100% free and open source system for file encryption on GNU/Linux, facilitating the backup of secret files. Tomb is written in code that is easy to review and links commonly shared components ...":

https://www.dyne.org/software/tomb/

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Best Free PC Games 1 month 4 days ago Panzer

Algodoo is a unique 2D-simulation software ... Algodoo is designed in a playful, cartoony manner, making it a perfect tool for creating interactive scenes. Explore physics, build amazing inventions, design cool games or experiment with Algodoo in your science classes:
http://www.algodoo.com/

http://www.algodoo.com/download/

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Best Free PC Games 1 month 4 days ago Panzer

"... Adanaxis is a space shooter like no other. It takes place in a world entirely different to everyday experience. As well as left/right, up/down and forward/back, there's another direction in space - the fourth dimension. Objects phase in and out as your craft rotates into this hidden dimension ...":

http://www.mushware.com/portal.php?sid=de4dc931fa17da2375f9bc5b1eb5e56b

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Best Free Software for Linux 1 month 4 days ago Panzer

Semantik (formerly kdissert) is a mind-mapping tool that helps creating documents such as reports or presentations:

http://ita1024.github.io/semantik/

 

VYM (View Your Mind) is a tool to generate and manipulate maps which show your thoughts:
http://sourceforge.net/projects/vym/

 

Labyrinth is a lightweight mind-mapping tool:

https://github.com/labyrinth-team/labyrinth

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Best Free Software for Linux 1 month 4 days ago Panzer

Fish Fillets NG is strictly a puzzle game. The goal in every of the seventy levels is always the same: find a safe way out. The fish utter witty remarks about their surroundings, the various inhabitants of their underwater realm quarrel among themselves or comment on the efforts of your fish:

http://fillets.sourceforge.net/

http://sourceforge.net/projects/fillets/

 

Subrosa is an encrypted communication platform:
https://subrosa.io/

 

Traccar is an open source GPS tracking system for various GPS tracking devices. System supports more than 80 different communication protocols from popular vendors:
https://www.traccar.org/

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Best Free PC Games 1 month 4 days ago Panzer

Fish Fillets NG is strictly a puzzle game. The goal in every of the seventy levels is always the same: find a safe way out. The fish utter witty remarks about their surroundings, the various inhabitants of their underwater realm quarrel among themselves or comment on the efforts of your fish:

http://fillets.sourceforge.net/

http://sourceforge.net/projects/fillets/

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Best Free Software for Linux 1 month 4 days ago Panzer

cmft - cubemap filtering tool:

https://github.com/dariomanesku/cmft

https://github.com/dariomanesku/cmftStudio

 

"... Poedit is the best translations editor for translating apps and sites (that use gettext) ...":
http://poedit.net/

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Best Free Software for Linux 1 month 4 days ago Panzer

"... Suplemon is a modern, slick and intuitive console text editor with multi cursor support. Suplemon replicates Sublime Text style functionality in the terminal with the ease of use of Nano ...":
https://github.com/richrd/suplemon

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Best Free Audio-Video Format Conversion Program 1 month 4 days ago Arata
I've removed iWisoft Free Video Converter from General Converter Picks section to Tested and not recommended section. That is because:
1.  It has stopped upgrading since the end of 2010.  
2. The device profiles in the current version v1.2 are too old, you can't find the latest devices. I think it won't meet most of our needs, right?
 
But for those who like this free video coverter, you can still keep it and convert videos to your up-to-date devices. 
Note that you need to manually adjust the output settings for your devices for better viewing experience. 
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