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27 min 35 sec ago Best Free Digital Image Editor joiwind

My vote goes for a must-see that should be on the list :

http://photodemon.org/

Fantastic numbers of effects and adjustments - check it out.

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30 min 14 sec ago Best Free Digital Image Editor DavidFB

I would check carefully that you're entering it correctly. It's easy to make a mistake. It was fine when I tried it a short while ago. And the feedback I've gotten from others has all been positive.

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2 hours 41 min ago Best Free Digital Image Editor movrshakr

The serial number listed on the techspot download page for this CS2 Windows FAILS as invalid.

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4 hours 35 min ago Best Free Digital Image Editor movrshakr

The following sentence is in the LIGHTBOX discussion--seems out of place:

"As for Photo! Editor, the biggest issue is that the program is not being updated although you do have an assured upgrade path by purchasing the more fully-featured paid version."

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4 hours 54 min ago Best Free Digital Image Editor gruff

This is the first time I've seen a list of the best photo editors where IrfanView was not included. Been using it for years and it's at least in the top five.

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6 hours 36 min ago Best Free Digital Image Editor BearPup

Wonderful review, hours of programs to try out. Thanks for the excellent job.

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10 hours 22 min ago Best Free Software for Linux Panzer

Krita is a free digital painting and illustration application:
https://krita.org/

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11 hours 2 min ago Best Free Ways to Learn Programming Panzer

More:
http://www.codewars.com/
http://rubykoans.com/
http://mislav.uniqpath.com/poignant-guide/
http://www.codelearn.org/ruby-on-rails-tutorial

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11 hours 10 min ago Want To Develop Android or iPhone Apps? You Can, For Free. anandcoral

Did anyone downloaded it and published it to mobile platform ?
I am interested in Android (well who's not) but can not afford just on beautiful talks to download the 1.2 GB.

So need concrete proof that one can develop, publish with the free version in Android Play store.

Till then good article.

Regards,

Anand

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13 hours 13 min ago The Fastest Text Editor I've Ever Seen mmaker1234

I'm also dealing with log files of _gigabytes_ size on daily basis. And the reason to left this (otherwise great) editor about decade ago was exactly the restricted support for large files.

A reader interested in huge files can easily find my "research" on tools for their handling (not only editors but also readers) on Gizmo's site.

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17 hours 25 min ago Finds of the Week: Tuts+, Hextris (game), OSXDaily, Enable the F8 key to start Safe Mode in Windows 8 George.J

Tuts+ is an amazing tutorial site.

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1 day 2 hours ago Best Free Antivirus Software sicknero

I got the joke and enjoyed the irony too : )

I stand by my comments re; OC in general but fair cop, I hadn't properly looked into the situation with Avast in particular.

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1 day 2 hours ago How to Use the Keyboard to Move or Resize a Window that is Too Big for the Screen sicknero

Nice tip, thank you... it never occured to me use the menu shortcuts before.

I normally use AltDrag for this but I'm trying to reduce my autoruns so this will be handy, thanks.

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1 day 5 hours ago Want To Develop Android or iPhone Apps? You Can, For Free. dasharp

From their download page:

"Get the free version of Unity for Windows. It’s fully functional, yours to keep and includes publishing support for the full range of mobile platforms, desktop and the Web."

It sounds like mobile publishing is now supported in the free version.

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1 day 6 hours ago Want To Develop Android or iPhone Apps? You Can, For Free. SwanKnight

Correct me if I'm wrong, but the free version of Unity doesn't allow to publish to mobile platforms, as I recall, even in the pro version, mobile platforms had extra cost individually.

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1 day 10 hours ago Best Free Software for Linux Panzer

"... MakeHuman is the free and open source software to create realistic 3d humans for:

- Illustrations
- Animations
- Games
- Zbrush/Mudbox sculpting ...":

http://www.makehuman.org/

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1 day 10 hours ago Best Free Software for Linux Panzer

"... Nix is a powerful package manager for Linux and other Unix systems that makes package management reliable and reproducible. It provides atomic upgrades and rollbacks, side-by-side installation of multiple versions of a package, multi-user package management and easy setup of build environments ...":
http://nixos.org/nix/

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1 day 10 hours ago Best Free Software for Linux Panzer

Great minds think alike ... ;)

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1 day 15 hours ago How to Report Malware or False Positives to Multiple Antivirus Vendors MrBrian

Wilders member stapp has requested that I pass on this information:

The listing for Emsisoft gives a 404 for the Online Malware Submission link.

It should either be

http://www.emsisoft.com/en/support/submit/ (English)
or
http://www.emsisoft.de/de/support/submit/ (German]

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1 day 16 hours ago Best Free iPhone Apps apilon51

Cardmuch is no longer available guess you guys are due for an updated list

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1 day 19 hours ago Best Free Online Books For Kindle johnsss

Could you please add our two sites

1) Kindle Free Book Search - www.freebookssearch.com

2) Cover View Curated Lists - http://www.zerofrictionbooks.com/free/today/

thank you very much.

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1 day 19 hours ago How to Use the Keyboard to Move or Resize a Window that is Too Big for the Screen calimesajim

Thanks V Laurie. Needed this info for my cloud backup window.

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2 days 54 min ago Finds of the Week: Tuts+, Hextris (game), OSXDaily, Enable the F8 key to start Safe Mode in Windows 8 mjt328

Love the tip to re-enable F8 in Windows 8! I only have that OS on one rarely used computer - used strictly in desktop mode - and can never remember where they hid the instructions to do this! I'm going to make this change immediately.

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2 days 2 hours ago The Fastest Text Editor I've Ever Seen rob.schifreen

I need to look through server log files at the place I work, which can run to a few hundred megabytes. Not huge, but large enough to slow down the search feature on most editors I've tried.

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2 days 7 hours ago Best Free Antivirus Software BroKen

The comic element was the entrance of WOT in this particular conversation, in a rebuttal of the claim that OpenCandy is benign. The opportune arrival of reinforcements. I apologize for the unclarity.

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2 days 14 hours ago Best Free Office Suite MidnightCowboy

Thank you. The name has now been changed. MC - Site Manager.

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2 days 14 hours ago Best Free Antivirus Software MidnightCowboy

Although you might like to think it's funny, our site rules are designed to protect visitors from potentially harmful links. Of course there are grey areas and situations when having a bad WOT rating does not present a hazard, but once we begin to make exceptions the whole system becomes meaningless. We do however expect members to read the rules before posting and abide by them for the benefit of the community. MC - Site Manager.

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2 days 18 hours ago NASA Image of the Day (Website of the Week) ShorePatrol

Thanks, forgot about this site!

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2 days 21 hours ago Best Free Antivirus Software BroKen

LOL. The link removed in the paragraph below because of the bad WOT rating was to OpenCandy's FAQ; accessed accessed 2011-03-27.

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2 days 22 hours ago Best Free Office Suite joeguru

Kingsoft is now called WPS Office.

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2 days 22 hours ago Free Activity Monitor Reports On What Your PC Has Been Doing joeguru

Good review, thank you.

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2 days 23 hours ago Best Free Antivirus Software BroKen

Not sure why anyone would be comforted by the fact that the dll is removed, when (1) the snooping has already been done at that point, (2) it leaves a permanent identifier on the computer, what OpenCandy used to call a "non-reversible identifier" [link with bad WOT rating removed as per site rules], and (3) its dossier on you is kept remotely.

Thus it is, or was, FALSE that "nothing is left behind."

In any case, you are describing the typical case in which OpenCandy comes with an INSTALLER. This is NOT the case with avast.

The dll is in fact NOT removed in the case of avast (not that it matters). You may "verify" that via the avast forum thread linked above. It remains and gets triggered repeatedly by avast's Software Updater component (which is something akin to the Secunia Personal Software Inspector).

Sophisticated users can block OpenCandy, certainly, but those are likely not the users seeking recommendations for free anti-virus programs. Also, the presence of OpenCandy gives insight into the values and ethics of the avast company.

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3 days 1 hour ago Best Free Antivirus Software sicknero

According to Open Candy's own information, the OC component itself installs nothing on your system unless you accept one of the bundled offers. I've checked this for myself and it's true.

What happens is that when you run an installer that includes OC, the installer runs a dll which activates the bundled offers.

If you refuse all the offers then the dll is terminated and deleted after the original installer completes and nothing is left behind. I've also tested this for myself.

However, if you accept any of the offers then OC will install an auto-updater along with whatever offer you accepted.

The OC dll will "phone home" anyway, unless you block it, with the following information;

"A. Operating system version and language, country location and timezone of the computer running the installer, and the language of the developer’s installer
B. That the developer’s installer was initiated, and whether it was completed or canceled
C. Whether any third-party recommendations were made and if so, whether they were accepted or declined
D. If a third-party recommendation was accepted, whether the recommended app’s installer has been downloaded and the installer initiated
E. That the recommended third-party installer was initiated, and whether it was completed or canceled."

Note that the OC dll can be intercepted and blocked anyway, by programs like CIS.

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3 days 7 hours ago Windows 7 Startup Yunga

Excellent!

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3 days 8 hours ago Best Free Antivirus Software BroKen

Your warning: "Take care to avoid the default inclusion of the Chrome browser and OpenCandy during the install process by using the custom install option" (accessed 2014-08-24). That has been bothering me. :)

It would be very unusual to be given the option to reject OpenCandy. What you can reject are the downloads suggested by OpenCandy, but those come only AFTER OpenCandy itself has been installed, assigned you a permanent identifier, snooped through your stuff, phoned home info about your computer, your software, your geolocation, etc. It then selects downloads based on that info and on its previous interactions with you.

Last I checked, the user could avoid OpenCandy by not including the Software Updater component when installing avast or by removing it later. Note that Software Updater is not the avast updater.

the other thing: The OpenCandy offers are not made, or not only made, during the installation of avast. They come when the Software Updater functions, as long as it is installed.

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3 days 14 hours ago Best Free Tune-up Program For Computer joeguru

That's a disappointment. I really like 360 Amigo.

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3 days 14 hours ago Best Free Tune-up Program For Computer joeguru

Glary will add a lot of monitoring features to the Windows start up that aren't really needed.

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3 days 19 hours ago NASA Image of the Day (Website of the Week) rhiannon

It should come back soon. From time to time so many people click on a site featured here that it puts a load on some servers.

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3 days 19 hours ago NASA Image of the Day (Website of the Week) rhiannon

@zep321
The archives are my favorite place. :)

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4 days 7 hours ago This Weather App Has Had A Million Downloads harrym

If the screen works all the time, this doesn't exactly improve its life-time.

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4 days 8 hours ago This Weather App Has Had A Million Downloads zep321

Harrym:

Please expand on your comment. Looks pretty harmless to me and it's kind of cool.

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4 days 13 hours ago Best Free Antivirus Software darrin71

Good Day A ! Hi George.J ! I am a current user of 360 IS and am considering switching to 360 TS for support reasons as you know. I'm curious if you could tell me more about your experience with 360 TS compared to 360 IS regarding detection rate, resource usage, boot up time, scan time, and how well 360 TS plays with other software, such as MBM and SAS. Thanks for the info.! D.

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4 days 17 hours ago How to Install Comodo Firewall Chiron

It's not a separate install unless you downloaded the Antivirus only installer, which is I assume what you unintentionally did. Sorry for the confusion.

If you have any questions, or run into problems, while getting to working/configured correctly please let me know.

Thanks.

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4 days 18 hours ago How to Install Comodo Firewall Hiruko53

Oh, it's fine, I just didn't download and install the firewall until I realized it was a separate install. lol

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4 days 21 hours ago Deeper into the Windows Registry Remah

I've actually completed a few diagrams on Windows startup before getting back to this article. See:
Windows 7 Components for Startup for diagrams on kernel mode and user mode. Another diagram on support processes (sessions, logon, etc) is coming soon.
Windows 7 Startup for the startup overview flowchart

Remah - Editor

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4 days 22 hours ago Best Free Digital Image Editor Remah

Imagina Virtual Lightbox is worth a look. It looks like the sort of editor that I have been searching for. Having said that, I haven't tried it yet - I am nonplussed why I didn't find it my web searches - but I will be reviewing it soon because it looks great.

Thanks to Marc Darkin, editor of Best Free Digital Image Viewer, who suggested it. :)

Remah - Editor

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4 days 22 hours ago Windows 7 Startup Remah

I had to remove those diagrams to a separate article because this article has got too big:
Windows 7 Components for Startup

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4 days 23 hours ago Best Free Digital Image Viewer marcdarkin

Thanks, Bhat. It looks kind of nice at first sight. I'll put Xlideit in my to-do list, but my article is now so long that any new additions need very good reasons to be there. Well, not that different from those we already have - the reasons, I mean :)

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5 days 2 hours ago Best Free RSS Reader-Aggregator Funcy-dcm

"Does not have one of my "essential" functions (a way to open posts directly in an external without first opening them in the internal reading pane). I know that's not the way most users read feeds though. ;)"

Use the middle mouse button to open the news in an external browser.

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5 days 2 hours ago Best Free RSS Reader-Aggregator snakyjake

RSSOwl does require the Java runtime. But it does appear RSSOwl runs binaries, hence the .EXE as I see in my folder.

What I meant by "no Java problems" is that I haven't noticed any Java performance issues. I know nothing regarding potential Java security issues.

The advantage is the OS portability. I can run RSSOwl on my Windows machine as well as my Linux machine. There's also OSX, or running with Eclipse. There's also a non-installed/portable version if you want to run without installing.

I critically depend on RSS feed readers, and RSSOwl is my top choice (SOCKS, open source, features). Though QuiteRSS might replace it if it can properly format a feed. I like my RSS feeds with my Thunderbird email, but the RSS management is miserable. Additionally, it might be better to keep the email/rss separate so I can have the freedom to choose which ever application is best at what it does.

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5 days 2 hours ago Best Free RSS Reader-Aggregator snakyjake

QuiteRSS has SOCKS proxy support in v0.16.2 (18.08.2014)Revision 3378, which is in beta right now.

QuiteRSS is very fast and light weight.

I'm running a portable version.

QuiteRSS has some RSS formatting issues that I'm trying to work out. Right now it strips out the formatting while other RSS readers will show me the RSS feed's posting with full format. There is an option to see the feed post as a complete webpage, but that's the entire full framed webpage. Other readers do a better job. But this may be an option I can't find, a bug, or a future enhancement.

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5 days 3 hours ago This Collaboration Tool Was $19 Per Month. Now It's Free. Sgluber

Tks for share, rob! :-)

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5 days 3 hours ago Best Free Digital Image Viewer Bhat59

One more Viewer with a funny name is "Xlideit Image Viewer". I don't know what the name means. But I liked it. Look at the Picture info it exhibits on the top left of the screen - Big fonts. I liked this idea. It has taken a place in my desktop as my sixth viewer - for viewing only. The backdrop can be made transparent. But Xlideit doesn't play PSD files.

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5 days 3 hours ago How to Install Comodo Firewall Chiron

You're definitely not stupid. The installer can be a bit tricky. I'm assuming you accidentally unchecked the option to install the Firewall component. Is everything now okay?

If you have any questions at all please do feel free to ask. With sophisticated programs, such as this, I don't think there is such a thing as a stupid question.

Thank you.

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5 days 6 hours ago This Collaboration Tool Was $19 Per Month. Now It's Free. Anupam

Hi,

From what I understand reading their blog post, they say that the features which were available in premium version, will be slowly rolled out to users with free version.

It's not clear whether they will remove the premium accounts, or not.

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5 days 6 hours ago This Collaboration Tool Was $19 Per Month. Now It's Free. greyman

Hi Anupam,
Am I to understand that what they are said to have stopped charging for, is no longer available?
Is there something worth looking into at this site?
Txh,

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5 days 8 hours ago NASA Image of the Day (Website of the Week) zep321

Beautiful!

Not only that but click on "archive" and see 100's of beautiful pix.

Thanks, rhiannon

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5 days 10 hours ago Make Acrobat Reader Open Where You Left Off rahat

There is a simpler way (at least in Reader XI), Edit>Preferences>Documents and then check the box "Restore last view settings when reopening documents".

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5 days 13 hours ago Free Microsoft Windows Security Tool EMET is Upgraded to Version 5.0 MidnightCowboy

Thank you for your kind words doniej51 which are very much appreciated. :) MC - Site Manager.

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5 days 16 hours ago How to Install Comodo Firewall Hiruko53

I don't have "Firewall tasks" under the "tasks" option. Did I miss something during installation?

EDIT: Nevermind, it's a separate installation, I'm stupid.

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5 days 16 hours ago NASA Image of the Day (Website of the Week) Bruce_Fraser

Looks like the site got swamped, and is offline for the moment.

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5 days 16 hours ago The Fastest Text Editor I've Ever Seen subscriptionsformpb

me, too.

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5 days 18 hours ago Increase Your Browsing Speed And Privacy With Ghostery rjmc27

Using Ghostery, I blocked all trackers which, ironically, stopped this site from completing a search. (Google analytics) Other sites are sluggish. It seems that some webmasters and developers write code with trackers in mind.

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5 days 19 hours ago The Fastest Text Editor I've Ever Seen TisJoanie

Rob and others:
The download works fine. However, this does not Run on a 32 system.
Just a heads up for you.
Looks interesting but doesn't work on this 32 bit xp windows.
Have a good day folks!

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5 days 20 hours ago Free Microsoft Windows Security Tool EMET is Upgraded to Version 5.0 doniej51

I do have EMET, but I would like to comment on GIZMO'S. I have been on ALOT of sites over the years, but I can honestly say that this tech site makes all the others look like "GIZMO-WANNA-BE'S". You guys have it all...right here on this one web site! What a wealth of info, tech-tips, honest freeware reviews, and so much more. Thank you for being the best site on the internet, especially in this genre. I could spend hours, and still not read all the great articles that is on here. You get no less than a 5 star rating from me!

P.S. Nooo...I'm not related, nor do I know, anyone that works on this site. LOL :)

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6 days 1 hour ago Best Free Tune-up Program For Computer MidnightCowboy

Thanks for pointing this out. There is still a vendor page for ToolWiz Care but unfortunately it is no longer in English. I've substituted the Softpedia link instead. MC - Site Manager.

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6 days 1 hour ago Best Free Tune-up Program For Computer Naveen D

Cannot download "ToolWiz Care" from the developer website given above.It doesn't seem to have it on their website.It is available on softpedia.

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6 days 2 hours ago The Fastest Text Editor I've Ever Seen BearPup

Well I tried it out, even though I suspected that the downgrade would make a huge difference, and I think it does. Yes, it is blazingly fast, but the downgrade version is too stripped down to form a true threat to other editors. I applaud your efforts, but that's all. An editor that doesn't save to Rich Text Format (*.rtf)? Not in this shop.

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6 days 3 hours ago Best Free Windows Driver Backup and Restore George.J

It's a shame Double Driver isn't developed anymore. The last version dates back to 2010. I'll try SlimDrivers soon.

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6 days 4 hours ago This Collaboration Tool Was $19 Per Month. Now It's Free. windyctyprog

THX...

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6 days 4 hours ago Best Free Reminder and To-Do Program sicknero

Interesting, I don't use IE myself but I tried it a minute ago just of curiosity and google calendar appears to work perfectly.

Could it be something particular to your own set up?

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6 days 4 hours ago Best Free Reminder and To-Do Program WI_Debi

I checked out this review of reminder programs because I was looking for an alternative to Google Calendar. I had been using FireFox Reminder & loved it. Then I started having problems with FireFox on my old computer & deleted it, when meant I also lost Reminder. I switched back to Internet Explorer on Windows 7, which is what I use at work, and started using Google Calendar. When I got my new computer, I continued with Internet Explorer & Google Calendar rather than go back to FireFox. Recently, Google Calendar has become unaccessable to me (even tho I can still access my g-mail acct). It tells me I'm using an unsupported browser (Internet Explorer!) and I MUST switch to Chrome in order to be able to access my Google calendar. For that reason, I highly recommend Google Calendar be avoided. I have heard nothing but bad things about Chrome, but even if that weren't the case, I do not like being virtually blackmailed into switching to a program I have no interest in just to be able to use my Google calendar. BTW, my cell phone provider is Verizon which is highly integrated with Google and another reason I wanted to continue to use Google calendar. I am now using the Outlook Calendar which I have set to email me reminders. I was looking for something similar to FireFox Reminder to use in conjunction with Internet Explorer. I loved FireFox Reminder, but don't want to switch back to FireFox at this time.

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6 days 5 hours ago The Fastest Text Editor I've Ever Seen Geert

Moreover: According to their site (http://www.emeditor.com/text-editor-features/history/emeditor-free/) "Large file support" is not available in the free version.

Thanks for the find. (That's the kind of entries that makes this site worth reading)
However, I'll stay with EditPad Lite which also never let me down so far.

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6 days 5 hours ago How to Report Malware or False Positives to Multiple Antivirus Vendors Chiron

Thank you.

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6 days 5 hours ago The Fastest Text Editor I've Ever Seen swfan1963

I've been using TextPad for many years, and even though there are more powerful editors, it does well for the type of work I do (reviewing application/server/FIX protocol/etc. logs a LOT). But...with Window 7, it started display the NULL character in a bizarre way, sometimes screwing up the display of characters near it. EmEditor seems like it might work better for me. It has a similar "feel" to TextPad....I'm going to give it a serious try.

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6 days 5 hours ago This Collaboration Tool Was $19 Per Month. Now It's Free. Anupam

It's on their blog here:

http://blog.slideshare.net/2014/08/20/giving-you-more-reasons-to-share-o...

Also, under Support if you read the links for Pro account, you will see they are not accepting any new accounts for Pro version.

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6 days 6 hours ago This Collaboration Tool Was $19 Per Month. Now It's Free. windyctyprog

Rob,

I have an account, but where is this information on their site?

I can't find anything related to your article...

Thanks.

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6 days 6 hours ago Increase Your Browsing Speed And Privacy With Ghostery ggiaggia

Sorry to note it is incomparable with SeaMonkey.

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6 days 6 hours ago The Fastest Text Editor I've Ever Seen ignu1957

sill like GVIM for windows after all these years

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6 days 7 hours ago Free Microsoft Windows Security Tool EMET is Upgraded to Version 5.0 toktok

Have updated to EMET 5.0, and there seems to be no problems now. Microsoft writes in the documentation that there can sometimes be compatibility problems with a few programs, and how to resolve this.

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6 days 7 hours ago Free Microsoft Windows Security Tool EMET is Upgraded to Version 5.0 toktok

Test post - to see if I can send a post now.
Well, it seems it works now.
Don't know the reason I couldn't post some time a go - but suspect it was the Chrome add-on Ghostery that blocked something, and they have updated their list.

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6 days 8 hours ago Best Free Antivirus App for Android GT3337

May I ask what you think the problematic/intrusive permissions are with 360 Security?
To me the permissions 360 security ask for are pretty similar to that of CM Security, your current top pick.

Thanks.

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6 days 8 hours ago Increase Your Browsing Speed And Privacy With Ghostery bluesjunior

If I am using Adblock+ and I add Adblock Edge will there be any conflict between the two or do I just need one of them, ditto with DisConnect and Ghostery?. Excuse my ignorance.

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6 days 10 hours ago This Free Utility Transforms WordPad Into A Much Better Program werewolf

I downloaded it and hated it immediately and uninstalled it.

This minimalist thing is going too far. Playing hide- and-seek with vague and ambiguous buttons with long delay popups is not my cup of tea.

I just want to download an editor and get going. I just want something with a little bit more, but not have to spend more than a few minutes understanding the layout and having the resources to dive deeper when I have the time to do so.

The developer of this software designed something that may work for him (or her) but it goes completely away from he standard ribbons that the general public has come to know and understand intuitively.

The UI is so far out there that I feel like I am learning a new language when I touch this.

Additionally, the user cannot add or remove what the developer decided to dish up. It's what you see is what you get, and that's good enough for you.

On with the search...

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6 days 11 hours ago How to Report Malware or False Positives to Multiple Antivirus Vendors WZehntner

Yes, correct, thanks.

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6 days 12 hours ago Best Free Undeletable File Remover MrDog

Sorry - Unlocker

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6 days 12 hours ago Best Free Undeletable File Remover Anupam

Which software are you talking about?

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6 days 13 hours ago The Fastest Text Editor I've Ever Seen jbones42

Like You Rick, I am still using MetaPad. It serves all my needs. I regestered it with Liquid Nija a Long Time Ago, and still donate to Alexander Davidson every so often. I have it on all my computers.
Thanks for Offering, but Heavy Tasks I still use Notepat++.
Jimmy Alexander

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6 days 14 hours ago Best Free Spyware And Adware Remover BootzLeRu3

I have used ADWCleaner on more than a couple of occasions. I haven't kept a physical copy in order to avoid conflicts with Microsoft's latest system protection technology.

It always works for me, so far. Not sure what happens in the registry. Be careful to get from a clean site.

It's also very quick to install and to do what it does for your immediate problems.

I am probably going to add to my s/w folder for a little while. Just used it last 08/19/2014. It fixed my problem removing browser highjacker istart123. That stuff is nasty.

If you haven't already used it by this msg date, I would advise you to try it and report your results.

Bootzee

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6 days 14 hours ago Best Free File-Based Backup Program AndyR

free file sync now has that ability however it is very basic and does slow down operations slightly when your accessing said folder.

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6 days 14 hours ago Best Free Software for Linux Jojo Yee

It's coincident Panzer as I was trying out the same application before reading your good suggestion. This app works pretty well and is a good alternative to PDF Shuffler. Now added to the list.

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6 days 15 hours ago Best Free Undeletable File Remover MrDog

Chrome also refuses to download it as it claims it is Malware. Sure the developer claims it is all OK but that implies a lot of trust - I am sure all Malware authors would make the same claim.

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6 days 17 hours ago Best Free Antivirus Software Chiron

Thank you very much for pointing this out to me, and I very much do encourage that any reader who notices an issue brings it to my attention. I do keep track of all issues reported, and, if possible, these will be addressed as soon as possible.

For this situation, I have edited the Quick Selection part to now explain this situation. There is an issue where there are significant limitations to Windows XP x64. These are such that if you are running the 64 bit edition I would advise that you use a different AV instead. However, Windows XP x32 should work fine.

Please let me know if this answers your question, or if you have noticed any other issues. Anything you can bring to my attention would be appreciated.

Thank you.

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6 days 17 hours ago How to Report Malware or False Positives to Multiple Antivirus Vendors Chiron

Thank you, and I am sorry for the misunderstanding. I have now edited the article. Is it now correct?

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6 days 18 hours ago The Fastest Text Editor I've Ever Seen Rick Grunwald

I still use metapad. I tried this one and it isn't really for me
But thanks for offering it!

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6 days 19 hours ago Increase Your Browsing Speed And Privacy With Ghostery bernardz

Can you confirm that, I am sure I did that and yet I discovered on my machine after I installed some software from cnet a so-called shopping program that embedded itself into my computer! I do not know what it did, but it took ages to get rid of it.

Maybe it was the software vendor not cnet but since then I refuse to download anything from cnet.

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6 days 20 hours ago Increase Your Browsing Speed And Privacy With Ghostery sicknero

Oh yeah ... I just checked in detail and Ghostery was blocking the ajax search API.

I didn't look properly before because I didn't mind just whitelisting TSA globally if I wanted to do a search.

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6 days 21 hours ago Increase Your Browsing Speed And Privacy With Ghostery Joe A.TT

Strange. I allow TSA in NoScript but I don't have to whitelist anything in Ghostery and searching works. I'm on Windows 8.1 but I don't think that should make any difference.

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6 days 22 hours ago The Fastest Text Editor I've Ever Seen Jorpho

What exactly are you doing that requires you to load a text file that's hundreds of megabytes in size..? It sounds inherently risky.

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6 days 23 hours ago Increase Your Browsing Speed And Privacy With Ghostery sicknero

I've been around the block with all or most of these I think and always come back to Ghostery.

It can require a bit of user input to get it to play nicely with other add-ons such as NoScript or cookie managers, and to be truthful I can't say I've noticed any difference in browsing speed really.

It does break some websites, or portions of them ... for instance I can never make the TSA search option work unless I whitelist the whole site.

I like having it running though and concerns over their business practises are completely groundless imo. For one thing it's a simple tick to opt out but even if you don't they are completely open about what they do, if anyone has the inclination to actually go and read the information provided on the site.

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