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9 Superb Free Apps that you Simply Must Install on your Android Device (Based on ICS, Jelly Bean and KitKat) 1 month 1 week ago Fairportfan

Don't bet on that. There are exploits that can attack unrooted Android devices.

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Running Windows XP, Vista, 8.0? Read this NOW. 1 month 1 week ago brianaauk

Running Windows 10. Home.
Read article and looked if latest patch/update had been accessed.
Tried 5 times to load:-
Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems (KB4019472)
Dowloaded but would not install???

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9 Superb Free Apps that you Simply Must Install on your Android Device (Based on ICS, Jelly Bean and KitKat) 1 month 1 week ago arturo52

KeePassDroid is OK - But Keepass2Android is far superior!

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Running Windows XP, Vista, 8.0? Read this NOW. 1 month 1 week ago wildweaselkeeper

Most Useful and Appreciated, at least for me; Thank You!

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9 Superb Free Apps that you Simply Must Install on your Android Device (Based on ICS, Jelly Bean and KitKat) 1 month 2 weeks ago jonbourne

As long as you aren't rooting, no one needs an antivirus on your phone.

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CM Security Antivirus App Lock 1 month 2 weeks ago Farzad Alipour

aren't CM apps considered dangerous and malicious by many security researchers?
there are better options with no irregular behavior in play store. personally, i always stay away from apps by dev's like CM and GO.

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9 Superb Free Apps that you Simply Must Install on your Android Device (Based on ICS, Jelly Bean and KitKat) 1 month 2 weeks ago BillK

Re: CM Security Antivirus App Lock
CM Security also offer CM Security Lite - Antivirus which uses less power, less memory and has fewer ads.
It seems to work quite satisfactorily.
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.cmsecurity.lite

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Best Free Non-Adobe PDF Reader 1 month 2 weeks ago rolou

PDF-Xchange Viewer does the job for me too. Lightweight and I have used it for years including on my current Creators Update version.

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Best Free Non-Adobe PDF Reader 1 month 2 weeks ago DavidFB

Adobe Reader is bloated and slow. Some of these free readers have features that are not included in Adobe Reader.

I use full Adobe Acrobat and other Adobe products for production but for quick reading and editing, I prefer PDF-Xchange.

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Best Free Online Applications 1 month 2 weeks ago henrikh

Cool thanks

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Best Free File Rename Utility 1 month 2 weeks ago ronald223

I've used "batchrenamefiles tool" for batch rename files or folder. Its a great software and could very easily optimize it. I used many batch renaming software some of those are not working perfectly but that one is awesome. I had hundreds of files I remember when I had to rename them manually, sad and boring days.

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Finds of the Week: Create Strong Passwords / Calibrate Monitors in Windows / Web Sudoku / Edge PDF Bug 1 month 2 weeks ago rhiannon

The lack of support for languages would be an issue I would think. :)

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Using Windows Defender? Update It Now. Right Now. 1 month 2 weeks ago suruha

Thank you very much!

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Finds of the Week: Create Strong Passwords / Calibrate Monitors in Windows / Web Sudoku / Edge PDF Bug 1 month 2 weeks ago rajaram menon

Mercifully, the Edge in my Win 10x64 functions well. On technical and research documents in PDF format, I use the 'search' function heavily. Edge is the fastest. All others are slow. The only problem I find with Edge is that it doesn't support 'Google Input' languages for writing comments like this (in vernacular languages of India etc). For Asians, it is really a problem.

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How to Disable Internet Explorer 1 month 2 weeks ago Loopy

This worked really great until I opened Firefox and it wouldn't work anymore either. Solutions please.

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Best Free Media Player 1 month 2 weeks ago Australia

Thanks for clarifying

The recommended Media Player list above, should specifically state Kantaris Media Player 'Lite'

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Unlocker 1 month 2 weeks ago Anupam

Thank you. Now corrected.

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Unlocker 1 month 2 weeks ago darwinbot

The link in the review no longer points to majorgeeks, but instead to a site that is deemed 'unsafe' by FF--emptyloop...

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Best Free Web Form Filler and Password Manager 1 month 2 weeks ago tacenator

Has the site editor or any readers had any experience with Master Password (masterpasswordapp dot com)? Reviews, comments, security issues, ease of use, etc.? It looks very promising. I came across it from the very informative article at privacytools dot io; check it out.

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Foxit Reader 1 month 2 weeks ago eikelein

Yes, I saw AND READ your paragraph labeled CAUTION.

I simply can not understand how a malware slinging program can get 4 stars! The reviewer helps the malware slingers.

IMHO that should have been at the very beginning of the review and most of this paragraph should have shown a bold font!

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Using Windows Defender? Update It Now. Right Now. 1 month 2 weeks ago smcapps47

So, doesn't Windows Defender update itself with every "Full" scan? And why would you have Defender and NOT schedule a Full scan every night?

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Using Windows Defender? Update It Now. Right Now. 1 month 2 weeks ago AJNorth

The same is true for Microsoft Security Essentials in Win 7. The current engine number is 1.1.13704.0. It should certainly have updated by now; to check the engine version: open MSE, click on small arrow head (triangle) immediately to the right of Help in the upper-right corner —> About.

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Glasswire - The Winners Are Announced 1 month 2 weeks ago terrawarra

thanks again rob..... I wasn't a winner but still love the free version of glasswire !

Woo-Hoo....now that you're on a roll, why not try a few more software mobs and see if you can score some more freebie pro stuff !
cheers

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Using Windows Defender? Update It Now. Right Now. 1 month 2 weeks ago arieshifman

Thanks.

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Using Windows Defender? Update It Now. Right Now. 1 month 2 weeks ago Krunk

The latest version is 1.1.13704.

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Using Windows Defender? Update It Now. Right Now. 1 month 2 weeks ago mur_phy

Su -- with the W7 O/S Defender is not the same thing as Windows Defender which is the default AV scanner for W10. I have forgotten whether W8 uses the W10 Windows Defender. It is another problem with MS using the same of similar names for programs such as this or things such as Explorer and Internet Explorer. If still using Essentials, it is likely a good idea to do any updates but having Defender in W7 turned off is just fine as is.

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Best Free Media Player 1 month 2 weeks ago MidnightCowboy

Well now that we have the information we can comment. OpenCandy is not malware. It is adware and that is why the installer warning is included with the product details. We even have a dedicated information page for this. MC - Site Manager.
http://www.techsupportalert.com/content/controversial-advertising-progra...
Incidentally, the version provided from our link is clean.
https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/86a3a5ed1f1fb79f4b195fc4e2bb3dd5b9424...
If you use an ad-blocker it will mostly hide alternative download links that may contain unwanted extras.

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Best Free Media Player 1 month 2 weeks ago Australia

I simply clicked the TechSupportAlert review page for Kantaris media player, author GeorgeJ
GeorgeJ provides the download link, a sourceforge webpage
When you go to that webpage, right next to the download link, is this message in a red textbox:
"Warning ! Malware detected. Download at your own risk !

Only a brave person in 2017, would click on that download link !

But I soldiered on, and the next sourceforge webpage has the message
"Are you really sure you want to download potential malware? Here is the direct link"

I then checked VirusTotal, and the kantaris setup program scores 7/61
I clicked 'reanalyse' and the latest VirusTotal score was 7/59, all red flags stating "OpenCandy"

Sorry, but I have provided more than enough information to suggest people be wary

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Using Windows Defender? Update It Now. Right Now. 1 month 2 weeks ago suruha

I use Windows 7 on a PC. I have Defender turned off because I use Essentials. Would I need to activate Defender and update it? I would appreciate any help, please?
Su

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Using Windows Defender? Update It Now. Right Now. 1 month 2 weeks ago Gil Mensch

Rob, thanks for this heads-up. I'm on Win 8.1. In my version of Defender, the info on the Engine version is seen when you click the little down arrow next to the word "Help" in the upper right corner of the Windows Defender window. The down arrow is visible no matter which tab ("Home", "Update", "History", "Settings") you have open.

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A Better Way To Uninstall Programs 1 month 2 weeks ago NeilF784

Folks this is not a forum for rude snarky comments. Be polite. It is a forum to help users not for anyone to trumpet that they believe they are smarter than someone else.

Now my input I use IObitUninstaller and like it a lot. I particularly like its "Powerful Uninstall" option at the end. This shows the "dregs" not initially cleared.It too is free. I always update it as soon as a new version appears.. I am running Win10 Version 1607 -64bit.

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A Better Way To Uninstall Programs 1 month 2 weeks ago Fairportfan

Yoiu might want to re-read my original comment - in which i said that the last time i checked Revo - about a year ago - it didn't handle 64-bit programs (even though it ran on 64-bit Windows).

Then, since you quoted the Revo website, i will also - from this page (the change log): https://www.revouninstaller.com/revo_uninstaller_full_version_history.html

"September 19, 2016 Revo Uninstaller Freeware version 2.0.1
Removed ad panel
Fixed Minor bugs
Updated language files

August 04, 2016 Revo Uninstaller Freeware version 2.0.0
Added - Full 64-bit support
Added - Details Panel about selected program in Icon view
Added - Еxport command(for the list of installed programs and leftovers)
Improved User Interface
Improved Hunter Mode
Improved all 8 additional tools
Many minor improvements"

Last time i checked my calendar, August 2016 (when they finally added full 64-bit compatibility) was rather less than a year ago.

SO.

Yes, i was incorrect. And, yes, i suppose that my remarks could mis-lead people.

BUT. I was correct as of the last time i had personal knowledge of the program, and, since since then i have not had the program on my computer, because it didn't do what i needed it to, i had no knowledge that the function had been added.

Perhaps you should have searched the Revo website a tad more thoroughly before you assumed that what i said was incorrect IN THE CONTEXT OF HOW AND WHY I SAID IT.

(That page was the second result - after what i assume is the page you quoted from - that came up on a google search for "revo uninstaller 64-bit")

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A Better Way To Uninstall Programs 1 month 2 weeks ago Fairportfan

Perhaps this program does 64-bit, which Revo free doesn't (or at least, didn't, when i checked last, a year or so ago)?

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I see there is a 64-bit version, which i have downloaded.

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A Better Way To Uninstall Programs 1 month 2 weeks ago Kumar_Shah

You are quite wrong and inadvertently misleading people with your comments. From their web page:

Revo Uninstaller Free is fully compatible with 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 and Windows Server

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A Better Way To Uninstall Programs 1 month 2 weeks ago Fairportfan

That's what i thought until i read an article that caused me to check - it RUNS fine on 64-bi Windows ... but it won't UNINSTALL 64-bit programs.

As i recall, 64-bit programs don't even show up in its list.

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A Better Way To Uninstall Programs 1 month 2 weeks ago Kumar_Shah

Don't know what you mean, Revo Free doesn't do 64-bit. I've been using it with Windows 10 64-bit with no problems at all.

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Using Windows Defender? Update It Now. Right Now. 1 month 2 weeks ago ektorbarajas

Excellent advise!

I have Windows 10 and have been using Windows Defender for a while, since I was tired of the bloated antivirures, so far Windows Defender has been working outstanding!

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A Better Way To Uninstall Programs 1 month 2 weeks ago arieshifman

Thanks. All the Nir Sofer products are excellent.

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A Better Way To Uninstall Programs 1 month 2 weeks ago mur_phy

Up until Revo did not offer its product free for 64 bit I chose it but after had to move to Advanced Uninstaller 11 but then it had some issues and have since moved to Geek Uninstaller also which does what Revo does but much more quickly and with less muss and fuss attached. This program I likely will install to see the "before" & "after" results.

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A Better Way To Uninstall Programs 1 month 2 weeks ago Fairportfan

Possibly 64-bit? Last i checked, Revo free doesn't do 64-bit.

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Best Free Media Player for Android 1 month 2 weeks ago JohnSmith22

I use PlayerXtreme - Media Player to play all my favorite movies and videos and it works great on my phone.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=xmw.app.playerxtreme&hl=en

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Unlocker 1 month 2 weeks ago IanRH

This site is blocked (9th May 2017) by both Chrome and Firefox.

Is it still safe?

Please check and update if necessary.

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A Better Way To Uninstall Programs 1 month 2 weeks ago LittlestMac

First impressions:
A very thorough initial scan; takes almost 2 minutes to finish and allow the user access to the interface.
Why do I have 18 versions of Microsoft Visual C++? Is this necessary?
I don't see too much of a difference between this and Revo Uninstaller, free version (the program I've been using for year).

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digiKam 1 month 2 weeks ago MidnightCowboy

From their documentation they only describe one thing you can do with "batch mode" and that is convert RAW image files to some other format. That's a very limited batch mode, compared, eg, to PhotoFiltre.
https://docs.kde.org/trunk5/en/extragear-graphics/digikam/index.html
https://docs.kde.org/trunk5/en/extragear-graphics/digikam/using-bqm.html
Posted on behalf of member johnvk. MC - Site Manager.

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Gizmo's Exclusive: Want To Win This Superb $99 Security Tool? 1 month 2 weeks ago rolou

Have run the free version of Glasswire on my previous Windows 10 and the latest Creators Update version and it works seamlessly with no slowing whatsoever and have found it an excellent supplement for the inbuilt Windows firewall.

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A Better Way To Uninstall Programs 1 month 2 weeks ago Phylis Sophical

Awesome as usual from Nirsoft. Even showed some programs that for some reason won't show up in Revo Uninstaller.

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Best Free Media Player 1 month 3 weeks ago MidnightCowboy This type of information is of no use to us unless you state: Which security program raised this alert? What was the exact text of the alert message including the 'malware' description? Note also that our product details already contain an installer warning because as with many other programs this one did contain adware when it was last reviewed. This is not malware. MC - Site Manager. view
Best Free Media Player 1 month 3 weeks ago Australia

Editor, the Kantaris Sourceforge download page is now stating this program has malware

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Best Free Media Player 1 month 3 weeks ago Australia

MPC-BE is another alternative, and it plays my smartphone video most reliably
I have previously used both VLC player and Pot Player

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Gizmo's Exclusive: Want To Win This Superb $99 Security Tool? 1 month 3 weeks ago billbrine

Looks like a good tool, but in my experience it does not do very well in Windows 10. After I installed it, my system slowed to almost a dead stop. Could not even move the mouse quickly. It was a struggle to bring up Task Manager so I could kill this thing. Needless to say, I killed it and uninstalled it. Too bad, it does have good potential.

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Best Free DVD Authoring Software 1 month 3 weeks ago johnvk

I tried AVStoDVD and it seemed to work. It took 30 minutes (on my slow laptop) to encode about 30 min of video made up of 9 separate 3-ish minute videos. I used the NoInstall (ie portable) version from here: https://www.videohelp.com/download/AVStoDVD_286_NoInstall.7z

My videos were MP4's with AVC / H.264 compression, downloaded from youtube using FlashGot in Firefox.

Apparently "AVS" stands for AviSynth which is a video scripting language used by AVStoDVD.

All was not paradise, however. AVStoDVD uses ImgBurn by default, which is does NOT download with itself. Note ImgBurn is (by default) bundled with the accursed OpenCandy (see http://www.techsupportalert.com/content/imgburn.htm-3).

I did not already have ImgBurn installed, so AVStoDVD set the default output option to "DVD folder structure" except it creates that structure on the hard drive, not on the DVD medium, if there's no burner set. These are the VIDEO_TS and AUDIO_TS files you typically see on DVDs.

So I thought I was all done except that there was no colored inner ring on the disk indicating the part that was written and it did not play in a DVD player (because AVStoDVD never in fact wrote anything to the DVD). So I explored more and that's when I discovered AVStoDVD only wrote to my HDD.

I could not figure any way to get AVStoDVD to write the folders it created to the disk. I think AVStoDVD's "burn" function is performed by a call to an external program.

I had CDBurnerXP (who's name--but not function--is getting a little dated) installed, and it burns ISOs to disk, or DVD folders to disk--which is what I now had--so I used CDBurnerXP to do the final burn. But CDBurnerXP will not do the first part--it will not go from a set of files to disk.

So between the two programs, I got it done.

I liked this a lot: AVStoDVD creates a DVD menu automatically. The default is a screen with a picture for each video file with the filename in text underneath it. The pictures are in a 4-wide x 3-high grid, by default. I think it goes on to a second page automatically if you have more than 12, but I only had 9. You can go into edit mode and drag the pictures around and edit the text. There were a lot of menu editing functions that I did not try.

When you're done editing, the preview was SLOW (but again, slow laptop). Took about maybe 4 seconds per video file to construct the dvd menu preview.

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Gizmo's Exclusive: Want To Win This Superb $99 Security Tool? 1 month 3 weeks ago BristolMatt

Looks like a great tool, thanks for sharing.

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A Better Way To Uninstall Programs 1 month 3 weeks ago Geekomatic

I've always used Geekuninstaller....any idea how this one compares?

Btw, there are programs I've un-installed using Windows own which ends up leaving hundreds of leftover files, found running a file search & then a reg search....not good.

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Gizmo's Exclusive: Want To Win This Superb $99 Security Tool? 1 month 3 weeks ago redryder508

Right tool at the right time ... just moved, internet is now metered so perfect tool to monitor the data usage of the apps and services.

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Best Free Non-Adobe PDF Reader 1 month 3 weeks ago CASD

I'm clueless is to why people don't want to use adobe? I like that i can put my books on the adobe cloud and read them on my smart phone...I read a lot and it's very convenient... Fill me in ...

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Best Free Email Software 1 month 3 weeks ago skaushal

Hi, I was little surprised not to find Nylas Mail ( https://nylas.com/nylas-mail/ ) in your review. It is relatively new email client on the block, but I have used it extensively both on Mac and Linux Desktop and it really works nicely. The interface is completely modern and it has some really nice tricks up its sleeve like, the ability to see who really viewed the email you sent. It has practically all the features, that I need a good email client and more. Would definitely recommend it for your review. Thanks Sandeep.

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Gizmo's Exclusive: Want To Win This Superb $99 Security Tool? 1 month 3 weeks ago whizkidraj

Thank you so much, Rob. Always appreciate what you do for us. :)

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Best Free Encryption Utility for Cloud Storage 1 month 3 weeks ago philip

Thanks for the question. Cryptomator is Type 2 (fixed in Full Review). Files and folders are stored in an encrypted "vault" (structured/encrypting folder). You access them via a virtual drive, which has its own drive letter. So files and folders, including their names, are encrypted on your hard drive, and you enter your password in Cryptomator to open the virtual drive.

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Best Free Mega Web Browser 1 month 3 weeks ago Panzer "... The Classic Browser uses the Chromium renderer to give you a faster, safer web browser by using its own interface and number-crunching routines...": http://theclassictools.com view
Best Free Video Editing Program 1 month 3 weeks ago g2mXagent

Lightworks interface and the general editing software is very different, it is difficult to get started.
and the free version of the output option is extremely limited!

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CM Security AppLock AntiVirus 1 month 3 weeks ago e.normus

This app is full of ads......., there's other apps that do just as well and are ad free like malware bytes

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Practice Your Java, Python and JavaScript Coding 1 month 3 weeks ago Matt MacPherson

Thanks for doing a review on Edabit Rob! In case any of you Python / Java programmers are wondering why there aren't any challenges for those languages, hold tight! I'm done with integrating Python (in the dev version) but Java is causing a slight delay due to some security concerns. All three languages should be good to go in a few days. Next month I'll add Ruby and PHP if there is demand for it.

Edit: May the 4th be with you!

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Best Free Encryption Utility for Cloud Storage 1 month 3 weeks ago athylacine7

Is Cryptomator Type 2 or Type 3 architecture? Under Encryption Methods it is listed as an example of Type 2. But in its Full Review, it says it is Type 3.

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Gizmo's Exclusive: Want To Win This Superb $99 Security Tool? 1 month 3 weeks ago acz

Glasswire seems like a very useful utility. Thank you Rob for arranging the giveaway!

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Create Lovely Diagrams, Infographics, Ads, Charts Etc For Free 1 month 3 weeks ago snowbound999

Went to this site in Google Chrome and was told to enable Adobe Flash. Chrome by default disables Adobe Flash which means having to go through http://www.online-tech-tips.com/google-softwaretips/enable-flash-chrome-specific-websites/

Update despite according to the documentation Google Chrome will not prompt you to allow you to run Flash on certain sites. I spent 30 minutes trying to figure out what setting was incorrect in Chrome. There was nothing wrong with the settings. It appears that Google has another bug in their code. As mentioned on the linked page:

"The icon will either be a lock icon if the connection is using HTTPS or it’ll be an information icon if the connection is non-secure. When you click on this icon, you’ll see a bunch of settings you can configure for that particular site. Towards the bottom will be Flash. By default, it should be set to Use global default (Ask), which means the browser should ask you if you want to enable Flash for a site that has Flash content.

However, in my experience, the browser never actually asks me to enable Flash content even when there is clearly Flash content on the website. So, I have to basically select the Always allow on this site option in order for Flash to work."

Once I enabled the "Always allow on this site option" the site loaded properly.

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Best Free Internet Safety Check 1 month 3 weeks ago Paxmilitaris

Ok, so you were talking about that and not just what's on the supplement page.

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Best Free Internet Safety Check 1 month 3 weeks ago MidnightCowboy

You can see my opinion, and those of others, here. MC - Site Manager.
https://www.techsupportalert.com/freeware-forum/comments-suggestions-and...

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Best Free Internet Safety Check 1 month 3 weeks ago Paxmilitaris

What are you referring to when you say "I might not like what they've done but I can live with it and they also appear to be addressing the issue."?

I stopped using WOT when they sold user info without permission. How can you trust their rating of other sites when they themselves aren't reliable?

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Gizmo's Exclusive: Want To Win This Superb $99 Security Tool? 1 month 3 weeks ago terrawarra

Thanks rob, another nice find !
It's good to have someone like you batting on our team.
The fact that you approached them and requested some freebies..... and got them, just goes to prove.....
"if ya don't ask, ya don't get" !
Well done !

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Best Free Non-Adobe PDF Reader 1 month 3 weeks ago seeker108

I had exactly the same experience. The Editor free version seems to be just a tease to get you to upgrade. I didn't find it any more useful, and the interface is more cluttered, so I also went back to PDF-Xchange Reader.

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Best Free Torrent Search Engines 1 month 3 weeks ago sunnylomz

I've seen many meta search engines like http://torstatus.com/ and torrentz.coloraks. They are using the Google CSE to fetch data from sites like kickass torrents, extratorrents and torrentz 2 EU.

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Windows Built in Firewall 1 month 3 weeks ago Remah

Windows Firewall with Advanced Security (WFAS) is discussed in the article:

Subsequent versions of Windows have seen an improved version of the firewall. Starting with Windows Vista, new features such as the ability to filter outgoing traffic, though in a more advanced view, are now available. The advanced version allows you to create advanced firewall rules, such as blocking certain programs from connecting to the internet. This advanced view can also be access via the control panel; however, it is not the most user friendly interface. As an alternative, you may want to consider using a third party tool such as Windows 10 Firewall control (discussed below) to complement the built in firewall.

Windows Firewall is accessed from the Control Panel and has few options because is is designed for home users with an unmanaged network. WFAS is accessed from the Advanced Settings of Windows Firewall and has many different rules because it is designed for a managed network with administration by technical administrators.

Since Windows Vista, WFAS is enabled by default as is stealth mode. If you don't like the WFAS interface then you can, as the article says, replace it with a third-party front-end.

See the difference in this How-to-Geek article between the first screenshots of Windows Firewall and the remaining screenshots of WFAS.

 

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Windows Built in Firewall 1 month 3 weeks ago MidnightCowboy

Please see here:MC - Site Manager.
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/access-protection/windows-firew...

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Best Free Firewall Protection 1 month 3 weeks ago bash550

Comodo all the way! It also acts as malware protection for me. With the sandbox enabled, it blocks all nasties I can throw at it. Even tested Ransim against it and it blocks all the simulated ransomware.

Though I must point out that I got the ideal settings from someone quite knowledgeable about all things CF. Not sure if I can point you guys to some of her review vids, but they are quite helpful. I used to use binisofts paid product, but noticed that I can do all that it does on CF using the "custom ruleset" in the firewall options. Then it will ask before letting anything make a connection out and you can filter requests as you wish.

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A Clean, Simple And Yet Powerful Content Reader for News Feeds and Web Articles 1 month 3 weeks ago bash550

I use Inoreader strictly. I tried them all, even desktop apps. Inoreader is the best feed reader to me at the moment. I just wish they would make a UWP app so I could use it without opening a browser.

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Windows Built in Firewall 1 month 3 weeks ago Paxmilitaris

What about the Windows Firewall with Advanced Security?
How does it work?
How to activate it?
How to activate stealth?
Does Windows 10 Firewall control use the WFAS?

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A Clean, Simple And Yet Powerful Content Reader for News Feeds and Web Articles 1 month 3 weeks ago snowbound999

I gave up on using Inoreader on Windows 10 Mobile. Sticking with Feedlab at least that shows the articles that I have already setup under my Google account . Inoreader allowed me to login apparently but it showed not one article from my Google account RRS feeds that Feedlab has no issues with.

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A Clean, Simple And Yet Powerful Content Reader for News Feeds and Web Articles 1 month 3 weeks ago runbei

I adopted The Old Reader after Google Reader evaporated. I've tried others, including InoReader, but The Old Reader just does the job simply and efficiently.

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A Clean, Simple And Yet Powerful Content Reader for News Feeds and Web Articles 1 month 3 weeks ago DComedian

Inoreader is an excellent feed reader - I remember being so upset when Google Reader was discontinued, but Inoreader turned out to be even better. I prefer the layout to Feedly, although Feedly is a perfectly reasonable alternative.

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A Clean, Simple And Yet Powerful Content Reader for News Feeds and Web Articles 1 month 4 weeks ago lewiek

Another +1 for Inoreader

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A Clean, Simple And Yet Powerful Content Reader for News Feeds and Web Articles 1 month 4 weeks ago Jojo Yee

Yes, you got it right BillK. According to this page, https://addons.mozilla.org/en-us/firefox/addon/inoreader-companion/, the current version of the Firefox addon is 1.30, last updated on July 8, 2016.

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A Clean, Simple And Yet Powerful Content Reader for News Feeds and Web Articles 1 month 4 weeks ago BillK

The Firefox Inoreader Companion Add-on is the official Inoreader extension - Last Updated: July 8, 2016.

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A Clean, Simple And Yet Powerful Content Reader for News Feeds and Web Articles 1 month 4 weeks ago Niefer

Using it after Google Reader closed, tried many other RSS readers (online and desktop), and now I think Inoreader is much better than others (including Google Reader and Feedly).

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Make Charts, Diagrams, Flowcharts, Mindmaps And More Online. 1 month 4 weeks ago souzarm

Thank you Rob Schifreen!

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Best Free Reminder and To-do List for Android 1 month 4 weeks ago klpoff

You should try out the new app Synthelist. It is easy to use and has a simple interface, with a number of nice features. You can search for items within your lists, sort items alphabetically or numerically, edit them, lock and unlock lists, and even send a list to another Synthelist user - think, "Honey, can you bring home the milk and bread?" It is worth a look!

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Make Charts, Diagrams, Flowcharts, Mindmaps And More Online. 1 month 4 weeks ago willrun4fun

How about draw.io

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A Clean, Simple And Yet Powerful Content Reader for News Feeds and Web Articles 1 month 4 weeks ago twinkler

I'm happy to see Inoreader get some attention. When Google Reader shut down, I jumped to Feedly, but after growing increasingly unhappy with it, I found Inoreader last year and swtiched to it. It's fantastic!

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Microsoft's Change of Heart On Creators' Update Queue-Jumping 1 month 4 weeks ago iun

Does that mean that if I install some dodgy/old fashioned/unsupported hardware into my machine I can avoid the Creator's Update?

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Microsoft's Change of Heart On Creators' Update Queue-Jumping 1 month 4 weeks ago bwhite2323

My approach is that I want to wait as long as is practical to install these "significant" updates. I'm content to let some time pass so that major issues can hopefully be resolved. And of course one should have a full system image handy just in case...

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Microsoft's Change of Heart On Creators' Update Queue-Jumping 2 months 1 hour ago Fairportfan

I downloaded the update as soon as i could - but before i installed it, i took the precaution of pulling a full system image.

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Best Free File Rename Utility 2 months 2 hours ago Jankens23

You can batch truncate/rename file names through krojamSoft: BatchRenameFiles program.

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Microsoft's Change of Heart On Creators' Update Queue-Jumping 2 months 2 hours ago Australia

Thanks for the news Rob
It confirms what I posted in your original thread earlier this month regarding the Creators Windows Update

Your current hardware and software may not be supported with any Windows upgrade, particularly if your hardware or software is more than 3 years old. Of course it may work. But the Creators Update has caused definite problems this month on release

Some hardware manufacturers would prefer you buy another printer, than provide upgraded drivers on their website for your old printer for example.

Looking at the latest Windows upgrade, I see nothing that improves my productivity that makes the risk of an upgrade worthwhile. So no thanks

Microsoft needs to get clever, and invent a selfstanding security module that updates without affecting my hardware and software installations

Until then, I avoid updates entirely, and stick to the many free antivirus, antimalware, and anti keylogging software discussed on TechSupportAlert
Perhaps most importantly, is software that backs up the registry, similar to System Restore, so if you suspect your computer has malware infection, you simply reset your computer to the previous week
The problem with the standard System Restore in Windows, is that it doesnt automatically back up the registry every day, so I use a freeware alternative

I havent upgraded for the last 5 years, and havent had a significant malware problem

One of the most common ways people get infected is by clicking on a dodgy link in a dodgy email
So avoid clicking on any attachment from any email where you dont clearly know the author of the email
Secondly, use VirusTotal or other websites which can scan any file on your computer (up to a certain size) and tell you if it is safe
Thirdly, use a sandbox program, if you have to deal with questionable files

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Best Free Program Launcher 2 months 2 hours ago g2mXagent

how about WinLaunch?

http://winlaunch.org/

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Manage Your Tasks With Todoist For Free 2 months 8 hours ago rseiler

Sort of. They're spinning it off into something new, which they only recently put in preview:
https://todo.microsoft.com

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Best Free Drive Cloning Software 2 months 9 hours ago AndyR I don't like the idea of having to create an account with them in order to download the product I get the feeling your probably going to constantly get pestered into upgrading to the paid for version ? And also not being able to create an image after booting from the flash drive is a major loss of functionality in my opinion, granted it's a free download but as you stated yourself the other programs off the option. view
DaVinci Resolve 2 months 1 day ago Bruce_Fraser

No question at all: Davinci Resolve is by far the best free video editing software.
The review gives a con: "Contains complex interface..." No kidding--the manual is more than 1,200 pages!
Nowhere on the BlackMagic website does it give system requirements, at least not for version 14. Let's just say 8 GB RAM and a hefty graphics card is the minimum.

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Best Free Software for Linux 2 months 1 day ago Panzer

"... ScreenStudio will let you record your desktop in a full HD video files. Overlay some text or even your webcam. It will also let you stream your desktop to services like UStream, Hitbox or Twitch.tv ...": http://screenstudio.crombz.com/

 

"... HRCloud2 - a fully featured home-hosted cloud storage platform and personal assistant that converts files, OCR's images & documents, creates archives, scans for viruses, protects your server, keeps itself up-to-date, and runs your own appLauncher ...":
https://github.com/zelon88/HRCloud2

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Best Free Software for Linux 2 months 1 day ago Panzer

"... SoftEther VPN is one of the world's most powerful and easy-to-use multi-protocol VPN software ...":https://www.softether.org/" Hyperboria ... a peer-to-peer IPv6 network with automatic end-to-end encryption, distributed IP address allocation, and DHT-based Source Routing ...":

https://hyperboria.net/

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Best Free Software for Linux 2 months 2 days ago Panzer "... Hostsblock is a bash script designed to take advantage of /etc/hosts file to provide system-wide blocking of internet advertisements, malicious domains, trackers, and other undesirable content ...": https://github.com/gaenserich/hostsblock view
Just Get Flux. Your Eyes Will Thank You. 2 months 2 days ago rolou

I used Flux for two years previously and the color temperature with the inbuilt Night Light is equally as good for my eyes and I prefer it to Flux however as with anything my opinion is subjective and others should decide if it is for them or not.
I am simply advising it is an available option for those who might be interested.

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