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Best Free Android Apps -Updated 2015 9 months 4 days ago UserError

I've been using a very lightweight but still great file manager called Simple Explorer. It has material design, root capabilities, 100% free, and open-source.
You won't find it on the PlayStore, though. If you want to check it out, you must go to the official XDA thread:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2330864

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Best Free Folder Synchronization Utility 9 months 4 days ago Anupam Just installed the new version of FreeFileSync, version 6.12, released today. Have been using and installing FreeFileSync for a long time now. Never been infected, including today. There was an option to opt-out of the bundled software. Yes, they have changed the screen for that a bit, which I will have to test more. However, I was able to opt-out of the bundled software without problems. No extra software/malware installed on my system, like always. If you are careful enough, the extra software can be avoided easily. view
Best Free Folder Synchronization Utility 9 months 4 days ago bill_r

Beware FreeFileSync!!! Still loads malware. I declined additional software at installation but it still loaded different files - Smartbar, Vosteram, Getnow, Snapdo, Quickshare, changed all browser settings and registry. Took several reboots to finally clean up. Not tested FreeFileSync yet. It may be "free" but comes at a price and a mega nuisance to clean up!!!

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Print An Image As Tiles With Maximum Clarity 9 months 5 days ago jms319

Well, I tried out the website. It does it's job very fast and splits the images into small parts, but without any overlap, what I like so much... It would be a great improvement if they would add an overlap to make cutting and stitching super easy as I wrote before. Without an overlap, you risk blank lines where you don't glue each page good together (which is very likely). With an overlap, you can't almost do wrong.

I also refreshed my knowledge about Posteriza 1.1.1 (last version from 2006). Posteriza is fine if you want to create a poster with text, images, borders, etc. You can export to JPG but it doesn't support any overlap of the image. Nevertheless, it is worth trying out if that program does what you want. You can download it from: http://www.posteriza.com and give it a try.

For me, my favorite (free) program still will be Posterazor!

jms319

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Print An Image As Tiles With Maximum Clarity 9 months 5 days ago jms319

I didn't try out this website yet but will do asap to check the features.

I used to use Posterazor many times (and still always use that program if I need to print large posters) since in my opinion it has the best stitching features. It supports an important stitching feature: adjustable adjacent image overlap at two sides on every page. In that way, you only have to cut two sides of the paper and keep an overlap to stitch the result seamless together. The overlap makes that you don't have to be very secure cutting the paper, which is a big plus for Posterazor. Even a pair of scissors will work fine! Unfortunately, Posterazor hasn't seen a new version since several years. And alas it's not possible to generate JPG output so that you could use a photoservice to print your poster. That would probably give a much better result and would also be cheaper possibly than printing it yourself.

Posteriza.com also offers a great program to split images and make big posters. The program isn't developped also anymore for several years. It supports output as images but the crop feature is not as good as in Posterazor.

Unfortunately I'm not aware of another program which support both crop overlap at two adjacent sides of the paper and output to a graphics image like TIF or JPG instead of PDF (as Postarazor uses). So, I'll give imagesplitter.net a try and see if it's better than Posterazor.

Well, you see, my advice beside the mentioned website would currently be Posterazor.

Jms319

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The Program That Finally Made Me Love Mind Maps. And It's Free. 9 months 5 days ago Pattern-chaser

I've found that Vue and context maps have afforded me more freedom to produce better diagrams. Mind-mappers forbid you to join two leaves and comment on them both. http://vue.tufts.edu/

I'm going to try XMind out, though....

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How to Report Malware or False Positives to Multiple Antivirus Vendors 9 months 5 days ago WZehntner

Online subission for MicroWorld-eScan here:

http://support.mwti.net/support/index.php?/Tickets/Submit

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Best Free Office Suite 9 months 5 days ago rickybobby

I thought the same initially. So I set MSO2007 as my default suite and de-selected all file associations within WPS. Nothing changed, even after a reboot. WPS forums were not of any help. The only solution that worked was uninstalling WPS.
I can add my brother is having the exact same problem, the only difference being his machine runs WinXP.

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Summarize webpages online 9 months 5 days ago bernardz If you do not like this one try the second one I suggested here. https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/tldr/ This wikipedia page http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dave_King_%28actor%29 The full article states +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++= Dave King (23 June 1929 – 15 April 2002)[1] was an English comedian, actor, and vocalist of popular songs.[2] He is best remembered as the corrupt policeman, 'Parky', in the British gangster film, The Long Good Friday (1980).[3] Life and career Born David Kingshott[3] in Twickenham, England, King left school at 12 and joined the Morton Fraser Harmonica Gang at 15.[4] He did his National Service in the RAF and was in the unit's repertory company, returning to variety on demob and later becoming a solo act. An appearance on Television Music Hall led to compering Show Case and being given a monthly series on the BBC in 1955.[5] The next year he turned to singing while continuing to perform on television. In 1958 King moved to ITV with The Dave King Show[4] which was song, dance and comedy with famous guests of the day. King scored four hits on the UK Singles Chart in the middle of the 1950s. His biggest hits were "Memories Are Made of This" (#5, 1956) and "You Can't Be True to Two" (#11, 1956), both of which featured a backing group called The Keynotes. He also charted with "Christmas and You" (#23, 1956) and "The Story of My Life" (#20, 1958).[6] He appeared on Decca Records' All Star Hit Parade charity record in 1956 along with other major Decca artists Dickie Valentine, Joan Regan, Winifred Atwell, Lita Roza and David Whitfield. In 1959, he went to the United States and hosted the country's high profile[1] Kraft Music Hall on nineteen occasions,[2] but otherwise had limited success despite Mel Brooks joining his regular writers Sid Green and Dick Hills.[4] On returning to the United Kingdom, he found that the public's taste in comedy had changed. Dave's Kingdom ran on ITV in 1964, again made by ATV, but was less successful than King's earlier TV work.[4] King became a straight actor with some success,[5] starring in the films Pirates of Tortuga (1961), Go to Blazes (1962), The Road to Hong Kong (1962), Strange Bedfellows (1965), Up the Chastity Belt (1971), The Ritz (1976), The Golden Lady (1979), The Long Good Friday (1980), Warren Beatty's Reds (1981), and Revolution (1985). He also appeared in a number of TV series including The Sweeney (episode: "Pay Off", 1976), Hazell (1978), Pennies From Heaven (1978), The Professionals (episode: "Hijack", 1980), Rumpole of the Bailey (episode "Rumpole and the Blind Tasting" 1987), Coronation Street (1994–95). He also appeared in a stage version of Arsenic and Old Lace, playing Mortimer Brewster. He married a dancer, Jean Hart, and they had two daughters, Cheyenne and Kiowa. They lived in South Cerney in Gloucestershire. His hobbies included model railways and American folklore. King died in April 2002, aged 72.[2] ++++++++++++++++++++++++ The summary came up in less then 3 seconds +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Dave King (actor) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Born David Kingshott[3] in Twickenham, England, King left school at 12 and joined the Morton Fraser Harmonica Gang at 15. An appearance on Television Music Hall led to compering Show Case and being given a monthly series on the BBC in 1955. In 1958 King moved to ITV with The Dave King Show[4] which was song, dance and comedy with famous guests of the day. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ I found no such problems. Note there are better summary programs around but they are not as quick to use view
Summarize webpages online 9 months 5 days ago bernardz Thank you for that, I do not understand what happened but I did correct the link above. Try here. https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/tldr/ view
Best Free DVD Ripper 9 months 5 days ago MidnightCowboy Thank you for your feedback. I have now added this to the product details. MC - Site Manager. view
Site Suggestions and Feedback 9 months 5 days ago MidnightCowboy We do only list freeware unless it happens to be part of a site or occasionally time limited offer. Please provide links to any pages where products are causing confusion, or where a listed freeware might possibly have gone commercial without our knowledge. MC - Site Manager. view
Summarize webpages online 9 months 5 days ago ldmpub

I've tried Moujaz Summary and ... I won't use it beacuse:
- the summary is displayed in a kind of little right column of the page => it does not use enough space
- the summary is quite slow to be generated
- the summary misses important content of the webpages I've tried
- Moujaz Summary does not handle correcly accentuated caracters ;-).

I will still use 'PrintWhatYouLike' bookmarklet (for Firefox) a nice addon discovered here some years ago.

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Site Suggestions and Feedback 9 months 5 days ago alxchase

PLEASE PLEASE don't list freeware when it's not. even the free trial versions or at the very least say at the beginning, that this is NOT FREE.

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Summarize webpages online 9 months 5 days ago beergas

Might use a spellchecker since "yslow avalaible" was a head scratcher.
Yslow, doesn't seem to relate to original article concept. I was thinking link would lead to an IE 11 version that does a webpage content summary. Nope.
"YSlow analyzes web pages and why they're slow based on Yahoo!'s rules for high performance web sites"

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Best Free DVD Ripper 9 months 6 days ago MaikL

*Maybe* that could be made clearer in the article? I sent a friend to this page and they didn't pick up on it.

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Best Free DVD Ripper 9 months 6 days ago MidnightCowboy Virtually all software containing "converter" in the tile will used a wrapped installer of contain unwanted components so the best approach is to process every such installation on this basis. There is more information about this at the link below. MC - Site Manager. http://www.techsupportalert.com/content/what-else-have-you-just-download... view
Best Free DVD Ripper 9 months 6 days ago MaikL

Looks like Freemake Video Converter includes PUPs.

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The Program That Finally Made Me Love Mind Maps. And It's Free. 9 months 6 days ago CASD

Jeeezzz I should never answer a post in the morning..LOL

I've tried them all.. I use them to map Novels..
and I found Xmind6 the easiest to use and learn...

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Best Free Office Suite 9 months 6 days ago v.laurie I can't say what is really going on but it sounds to me like there may be a file association problem.Anyone else have ideas? view
Best Free Office Suite 9 months 6 days ago rickybobby

I would like to share a word of caution about WPS office if you want to install it on a system that already has MSO2007 (hey, I cannot afford to take the risk of uninstallig it altogether, I have some important encrypted docs that need MSO2007 to work).
So, I installed WPS in my PC and it worked great, however, every time I wanted to launch Word or Excel the MSO 2007 setup program launched automatically and took a while before I could use them.
This lasted for about a week, until I decided to uninstall WPS and everything went back to normal after that.
Am I the only one who faced this issue?
Perhaps WPS office "borrows" some official system files from MSO2007 to work properly?

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Two Excellent Free Mind Map Programs 9 months 6 days ago souzarm

Thanks Rob Schifreen...

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Windows Notepad With Added Encryption Keeps Your Thoughts Safe 9 months 6 days ago nextexit

Oops. I encrypted one (1) file using Wordpad. Later, I tried to open a Windows Word file and discovered SE had encrypted every Word file on my computer - and it would not let me open any of them even though I was using the correct password. Thank goodness I had backed up "My Documents" a month ago.

I do NOT recommend this program.

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Best Free Firewall Protection 9 months 1 week ago astral_cyborg

I've just abandoned today the long favorite Comodo Firewall, as I reformatted my system and now I can't install it for no reason, plus I always wanted to test something lighter, but I was kinda bored.

Anyone tested GlassWire? What's your opinion?

I'm reading from forums for large memory consumption, but the developers were trying to fix it.
Is it any good or should I give a try to PrivateFirewall, too? I've never used that either.

I'm without firewall at the moment.

Thanks and keep up the cool information. Love the users and their comments, too. My respect to you, too :]

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Best Free Web Browser 9 months 1 week ago nambrath

Till recently Chrome was working not only good but the best, but recently one ominous trend became visible. Of its own some windows opens as tab of Chrome with some survey on Chrome browser. As the window opened by itself as tab of existing Chrome browser it is taken as authentic and people participate in it and at the end they offer different items in throw away prices. People taking it seriously pay through online and after the cash (it is a huge sum to certain extent) is transferred then only it declares the process being a lottery and expressing thanks for participating. Ultimately, to end the amount is gobbled up by unscrupulous internet cheats leaving the browsing person helpless!! I use different types of browsers it happens only with Chrome. I uninstalled Chrome for few days and reinstalled it. The problem reappeared again. With all the self opening tabs, I used to complain the Chrome people sending online complain but till to date no remedy has been taken. Now I think to delet completely the Chrome for ever.

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Best Free Android Apps -Updated 2015 9 months 1 week ago hinakhan

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Best Free Software for Linux 9 months 1 week ago Panzer CoverGloobus is a desktop coverart&media controller that can also display lyrics to the currently playing song: http://gloobus.net/coverglobus/ view
Best Free PC Games 9 months 1 week ago Panzer "... Boringman - Battle other badly drawn 2D stickman online while jumping around like a lunatic and getting blown up into smithereens ...": http://kdegrose.com/boringman/ Nox Timore: http://gamejolt.com/games/other/nox-timore/35834/ view
Best Free Download Manager 9 months 1 week ago Panzer SD Download Manager: Features: - 32 connection - Download files at maximum possible speed. - Resumes broken/dead downloads caused by connection problem or power failure. - Supports HTTP,HTTPS,FTP protocols with Authentication,Proxy Servers, Cookies, Redirection etc. - Capture downloads from Mozilla Firefox - Clipboard monitoring - Drop target - Schedule for timing downloads - Can be configured to perform Hang up modem, Exit from application, System shutdown or Force shutdown on download completion - Batch download - Easy to use (IDM interface) - Customizable user interface - Multilanguage (English & Persian) - Compatible with all types of Internet: http://sourceforge.net/projects/sddl/ view
Best Free CD-DVD Burning Software 9 months 1 week ago hl2guide

I'm happy to report that Burn Aware Free 7.7 is very stable and reliable. Checksum file validation is working again and a test run of 10 DVD-Rs for me completed fine and files were verified :D

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Best Free CD Ripper 9 months 1 week ago spaarks

Audiograbber used to be my favourite, in particular the audio input (vinyl) facility. However it is now HIGHLY INFECTIOUS - in spite of me 'declining' several offers to include various junk it managed to dump SearchProtect, Trovi and ClientConnect. (Malawarebytes got rid of them, I hope).

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Best Free Spyware And Adware Remover 9 months 1 week ago spaarks

It seems I was wrong about Spybot, on one hand it is too aggressive in that it appears to delete a lot of saved user names and such like.
On the other hand it missed OpenCandy, SearchProtect, Trovi and Clientconnect - all of which were detected and quarantined by Malawarebytes free edition.

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Best Free Software for Linux 9 months 1 week ago Panzer Polipo is a small and fast caching web proxy: http://www.pps.univ-paris-diderot.fr/~jch/software/polipo/ dtach is a program that emulates the detach feature of screen: http://sourceforge.net/projects/dtach/ LilyTerm - a light, but functional terminal emulator: http://lilyterm.luna.com.tw/ view
Best Free Media Player 9 months 1 week ago hl2guide

The recommendation for Windows I make for friends is:

* Use VLC player for everyday use and normal videos
* Use Wondershare Player (free) for 4K or unusual video formats

4K videos are demanding during playback and Wondershare Player for Windows has better hardware acceleration :D

- Dean

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Best Free PC Games 9 months 1 week ago Panzer "... Dungeon Heroes is a RPG in the classic dungeon crawler style. Features: - different characters to choose from - turn based combat - spell creation - equipment enhancement - various quests - hidden passages and secret rooms - intense boss fights ...": http://gamejolt.com/games/rpg/dungeon-heroes/23169/ view
The Program That Finally Made Me Love Mind Maps. And It's Free. 9 months 1 week ago George.J Thanks :) The new version is worth a look. EDraw and FreeMind are my favorites view
Best Free Antivirus Software 9 months 1 week ago Remah Very interesting. It is useful to see idle resource loading but the performance testing is limited to trivial activities. It would have been nice to see performance statistics while performing less trivial functions including web browsing, downloading, and quarantining/removing actual threats. view
Best Free Antivirus Software 9 months 1 week ago George.J http [ COLON ]//avlab [ DOT ] pl/sites/default/files/files/performance_test_november_2014.pdf Performance Test at AVLabs - November 2014 Probably the most complete performance test for antivirus suites I've seen around the web. It compares the performance of both free and paid solutions [and all of them]. view
How To Block Ads On All The Leading Webmail Systems 9 months 1 week ago MrWednesday7

As ppmartin said, why not just use adblockplus. Availaible for Firefox and Chrome.

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Best Free Process Viewer 9 months 1 week ago conceptualclarity

I have also seen System Explorer not detect things running that Process Explorer. Nonetheless it has an absolutely fabulous set of features. I plan to use both on my next computer.

Process Hacker shows only virtual memory. I would want it also show the Working Set memory if it were going to be my task manager.

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Best Free Torrent Search Engines 9 months 1 week ago torrentengine

TorrentEngine.Net is great! It indexes all other torrent search engines and sorts the results by quality of the torrent.

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Best Free Context Menu Extensions list 9 months 1 week ago conceptualclarity

One program that ought to be on the list is Open With Enhanced, a fabulous addition to the context menu. It not only gives recommendations from the programs you have (much better than Windows), it recommends programs you don't already have.
http://extensions.frieger.com/owdesc.php

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How To Block Ads On All The Leading Webmail Systems 9 months 1 week ago MikeR

Another nice find from Rob -- but seriously, it'd help if the article could be slightly revised so that it isn't solely about Chrome (which I don't use.) As bernardz says, there's a similar webmail ad blocker for Firefox. . . and yes, it works perfectly: I already have it installed for those occasions when I need to read emails online.

It's also worth mentioning, I think, the work of that particular developer: Jason Savard, because Jason is one of those self-taught freeware genii we'd all be lost without. I have Jason's annotatable webpage screen shot app and his gmail checker. In the spirit of non-profit private enterprise, I'd definitely recommend checking him out.

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How To Block Ads On All The Leading Webmail Systems 9 months 1 week ago wekslap

Is there an andriod version?

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How To Block Ads On All The Leading Webmail Systems 9 months 1 week ago clas

ah, just one of the things you have to put up with in new versions of FF. i get no ads at all in FF20 and have no security problems with it. its almost funny to see the irks that people have when running the latest.

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How To Block Ads On All The Leading Webmail Systems 9 months 1 week ago ppmartin

Adblock Plus also does the trick.

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Site Suggestions and Feedback 9 months 1 week ago Jojo Yee Many thanks Horrell for bringing this to our attention. The mismatched categories have now been fixed. view
Best Free Desktop Search Utility 9 months 1 week ago sicknero

I just discovered HDDB on the Portable Freeware Collection site.

I really like it, it's lightning fast and doesn't appear to hook into my system at all.

On balance I think I prefer it to Everything.

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Best Free PC Games 9 months 1 week ago Panzer ESC_Ape: http://yanneyanen.itch.io/esc-ape RADE: http://skslucher.itch.io/rade Hypothermia: http://gamejolt.com/games/adventure/hypothermia/38163/ Oh Hi: http://0hh1.com/ Petrichor: http://sundaemonth.itch.io/petrichor view
Best Free Software for Linux 9 months 1 week ago Panzer ESC_Ape: http://yanneyanen.itch.io/esc-ape RADE: http://skslucher.itch.io/rade Hypothermia: http://gamejolt.com/games/adventure/hypothermia/38163/ Petrichor: http://sundaemonth.itch.io/petrichor view
Site Suggestions and Feedback 9 months 1 week ago rghorrell

I have just been using your site to ascertain what is the best free i-pad apps and have noticed that your E-mail etc app finder brings up multimedia etc and Multimedia etc app finder brings up e-mail etc. This is not a complaint but just an observation to what is a very useful site.
Regards
R G Horrell

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How to Harden Your Browser Against Malware and Privacy Concerns 9 months 1 week ago BillK

The Firefox version of Trackerblock got some bad reviews and hasn't been updated for nearly three years, so I would forget about it. :)

I also use the ShareMeNot addon and have had no problems. But this addon is no longer maintained and the code has been incorporated into Privacy Badger from EFF.
https://www.eff.org/privacybadger
At present this is only for Chrome and Firefox.
It appears to be trying to replace several privacy addons, but I think I'll wait until it matures a bit before installing it.

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Best Free Software for Linux 9 months 1 week ago Panzer Gramps is a genealogy program for Linux, Windows, Mac, and FreeBSD that allows you to easily build and keep track of your family tree: https://gramps-project.org/ OpenMW is a new and modern engine based on the one that runs the 2002 open-world RPG Morrowind: https://openmw.org/en/ "... Treesheets - the ultimate replacement for spreadsheets, mind mappers, outliners, PIMs, text editors and small databases ...": http://strlen.com/treesheets/ view
Best Free Software for Linux 9 months 1 week ago Panzer Subsonic is a free, web-based media streamer, providing ubiquitous access to your music: http://www.subsonic.org/ Gwibber is an open source microblogging client: http://gwibber.com/ Cheese uses your webcam to take photos and videos, applies fancy special effects and lets you share the fun with others: https://wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Cheese Xournal is an application for notetaking, sketching, keeping a journal using a stylus: http://xournal.sourceforge.net/ view
Best Free Software for Linux 9 months 1 week ago Panzer zpaq is a free and open source (GPL v3) incremental, journaling command-line archiver: http://mattmahoney.net/dc/zpaq.html Rofi - a popup window switcher: https://davedavenport.github.io/rofi/ gobar - minimalistic X status bar in pure Go: https://github.com/KenjiTakahashi/gobar charted - A charting tool that produces automatic, shareable charts from any data file: http://www.charted.co/ Pithos is a native Pandora Radio client: http://pithos.github.io/ view
From newb to expert - best Linux distro for YOU! 9 months 1 week ago CyberWolf64

Over time I have tried various distros and flavors.
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Xubuntu, Fedora, PCLinuxOS, Mageia, Solyd, Mint, etc.
Same applies to desktop environments: KDE, GNOME2, Xfce, LXDE, MATE, Unity, etc.

I have finally settled on a distro: Manjaro, which is an Arch based distro. Using either the Xfce or LXDE desktops (I can choose which as I log in).
It is a rolling release distro, which makes it far more appealing to me than fixed release because I get newer software versions quicker.
And, the icing on the cake is their forums, VERY knowledgable, very user friendly, and very helpful. You have users of every level there. Noob to Uber-Expert.

I have started highly recommending this particular distro.

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Print An Image As Tiles With Maximum Clarity 9 months 1 week ago rob.schifreen A very good question. I took an image from the internet that was 3500 by 5000, so 17 megapixels, and tiled it onto 16 A3 sheets. The finished poster is on my office wall and measures some 45 by 64 inches. It looks excellent. view
How to Harden Your Browser Against Malware and Privacy Concerns 9 months 1 week ago KetchupKid

[Commercial reference removed]

The phishing side of things is often a matter of common sense, but I would still be interested should a good anti-phishing add-on be found that identifies known sources of phishing, not necessarily just the phishing itself.

KK

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How To Block Ads On All The Leading Webmail Systems 9 months 1 week ago CyberWolf64

Just installed the Firefox version. Nice. Also, I am not certain without more testing, but it appears to have a side benefit. The ads on right side of screen in Google when using their search engine also seem to have disappeared as well. REAL nice.

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How to Harden Your Browser Against Malware and Privacy Concerns 9 months 1 week ago Chiron I just skimmed this, and the reviews do not look too bad to me. I advise this entirely for the phishing and malware protection. Thus, any additional protection it provides from trackers is just a plus, but not something I judge it on. In terms of high CPU usage, I have heard that reported previously. However, I do not know of a suitable replacement which works as well. This has been shown to be very good at protecting users from phishing and malware links, although there will always be some which are not blocked regardless of which extension you are using (hence many of the negative reviews). What does everyone else think of this extension? Is there a replacement which you would like me to consider for phishing and malware link protection? Thanks. view
How to Harden Your Browser Against Malware and Privacy Concerns 9 months 1 week ago KetchupKid

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/trafficlight/reviews/

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How to Harden Your Browser Against Malware and Privacy Concerns 9 months 1 week ago Chiron Thank you very much for explaining this. I have now edited the article. view
Search For A Specific Word Or Phrase On Your Entire PC 9 months 1 week ago R Severance

AstroGrep is a great recommendation. If you search in Windows it only returns documents created in Microsoft software. I do a lot in Adobe InDesign and this works well on these files.
Grep is easy to download, install and run.
Thanks for the tip.

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How to Harden Your Browser Against Malware and Privacy Concerns 9 months 1 week ago Chiron Perhaps I am wrong, but I believe that the privacy lists included in AdBlockPlus may probably be just as effective as this extension. Has anyone actually used this extension, or can direct me to a good review of it, so that I can better understand it? Thank you. view
How to Harden Your Browser Against Malware and Privacy Concerns 9 months 1 week ago Chiron uBlock seems quite interesting. However, as it does work a little differently, does anyone know of a site which has compared the real-world protection offered by both? I know it will be very similar, but I'd still like to see the actual results. As for uMatrix, I am strongly considering it. I tested it out very briefly, and it seems that it creates a matrix for each page, which is pre-loaded with what it believes should, and should not, be blocked. The user then clicks on the extension, and for each box can choose to leave it as is, click on the bottom to block, or click on the top to allow. Am I correctly understanding this extension? Also, if I am, what are other users experiences on how useful the default rules are? Also, I do see that there is much more to this extension in terms of what it can do, but I wanted to focus first on the factors which could make it a suitable replacement for Noscript. Thank you. view
Best Free Email Software 9 months 1 week ago irwanwr

How about POP Peeper?
I have been using it for years and it works fine for me.
Lightweight, not many restriction and many other features.
http://www.poppeeper.com/

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Best Free Web Browser for Android 9 months 1 week ago ahanasingh

UC is definitely much better mobile browser than any other browsers, but even it also causes loading problems. I am using UC and it creates hanging issues, not sure why
http://www.happynewyear2015photo.com/

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Best Free Software for Linux 9 months 1 week ago Panzer Skippy-XD is a full-screen task-switcher: https://code.google.com/p/skippy-xd/ HexChat is an IRC client based on XChat: https://hexchat.github.io/ "... Bombono DVD - DVD authoring program with nice and clean GUI ...": http://sourceforge.net/projects/bombono/ mooedit text editor: http://sourceforge.net/projects/mooedit/ "... Lime Text is a powerful and elegant text editor primarily developed in Go that aims to be a Free and open-source software successor to Sublime Text ...": http://limetext.org/ "... MonoDevelop enables developers to quickly write desktop and web applications on Linux, Windows and Mac OS X. It also makes it easy for developers to port .NET applications created with Visual Studio to Linux and Mac OS X maintaining a single code base for all platforms ...": http://www.monodevelop.com/ view
Best Free Anonymous Surfing Services 9 months 1 week ago willieaames

In addition to granting a seamless access to restricted p2p websites and applications, free p2p allowed vpn ensures a great deal of safety for your torrent file sharing and downloading. A VPN uses a special system of protocols and encryptions which keeps your data safe from hackers, identity thieves and cyber crooks And you will never have to worry about losing your personal information to cyber crime. In addition to helping you with file sharing, it will also unlock all restricted websites and applications like Netflix, Hulu, iPlayer, Twitter, Facebook and others. Moreover, with a P2P torrent VPN users can switch their IP address by switching servers. This is made possible by connecting to different VPN servers placed around the world by the P2P torrent VPN service provider.

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Best Free Media Player 9 months 1 week ago Ghost_Archer

Potplayer is somehow very slow in playing HD video. MPC is relatively much faster.

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How To Block Ads On All The Leading Webmail Systems 9 months 1 week ago bernardz I have used it for awhile now and its very good. A firefox version can be found here. https://addons.mozilla.org/en-us/firefox/addon/webmail-ad-blocker/ It maybe worthwhile to add this link to your article here Rob. view
How to Harden Your Browser Against Malware and Privacy Concerns 9 months 1 week ago Chiron Thank you. In that case would you mind linking to some of these negative reviews so that I can review them? Thanks. view
Using Windows 7 And Linux On The Same Computer 9 months 1 week ago MidnightCowboy See these articles. MC - Site Manager. http://www.techsupportalert.com/content/best-free-ways-learn-programming... http://www.techsupportalert.com/content/computer-programming-beginners-k... http://www.techsupportalert.com/content/practice-your-programming-more-3... http://www.techsupportalert.com/content/free-programming-courses-kids.htm view
How To Block Ads On All The Leading Webmail Systems 9 months 1 week ago mchldpy

Thankfully, disabling Javascript momentarily lets me revert to the basic version of Gmail which I can set as the 'default view' and I never see ads and only revert to 'standard view' for bulk deleting or features in 'Compose Mail'. Thankfully.
michael clyde

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How to Get Help with Windows 8.1 Upgrade Problems 9 months 1 week ago v.laurie This type of problem requires more detailed discussion than can be given in the comments here. Please post the details of your problem in our forum http://www.techsupportalert.com/freeware-forum/general-computer-support/. Our expert members will be glad to try to help you. view
How to Get Help with Windows 8.1 Upgrade Problems 9 months 1 week ago AmyE

I have a lenovo laptop & I updated over the weekend with a Windows 8 update. It took a while to complete but when it did i was able to use my computer. Now 2 days later i go to use my laptop & there's nothing but blue screen. Nothing I press or try works. Im not a computer person, have no ideas!! Please help?!

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How To Block Ads On All The Leading Webmail Systems 9 months 1 week ago David Roper

What "got my goat" was the recent forced ads on top of one of the tabs at top. Looked like a floating separate email message - always on top of stack

I had to reduce my number of tabs in GMAIL to 4 from 5 to get rid of the ads.

Sad, very sad. I may have to leave GMAIL oneday. they are very unresponsive to users.

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How To Block Ads On All The Leading Webmail Systems 9 months 1 week ago Sid in Extremis

It's not so much the presence of the advertisements I find annoying as their tendency to make some emails unreadable by overlapping content. There is a Firefox add-on by the same name so thanks for making me search.

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Using Windows 7 And Linux On The Same Computer 9 months 1 week ago Genesiz9

how can i start learning a programming language?
I am new to programming....Any help????

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Print An Image As Tiles With Maximum Clarity 9 months 1 week ago ehorwitz1

Any suggestions on what size image (megapixels or megabytes) is big enough for a standard poster-sized print without degrading the final image?

Thanks!

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Print An Image As Tiles With Maximum Clarity 9 months 1 week ago KetchupKid

I'm sure you'll get better answers, but the simplest answer is to print it with whatever margins your printer needs, then just cut the paper.

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Print An Image As Tiles With Maximum Clarity 9 months 1 week ago KetchupKid

Nice article - nice online service. I tried it on a very large world map and the process went quickly and produced my map into 4 nice printable parts. Very easy. I've bookmarked the site.

The only thing I'll note is the same thing can be accomplished in most decent photo editing apps. I use Paint.net. It may be a little more hit & miss, and take a little longer, but it is something most of us already have and we can fine-tune the splits as desired.

That said, I will still use ImageSplitter on occasion. Very convenient. Thanks for the write-up.

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How to Harden Your Browser Against Malware and Privacy Concerns 9 months 1 week ago KetchupKid

The BitDefender Traffic Light mentioned in the Firefox section of the article.

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How to Harden Your Browser Against Malware and Privacy Concerns 9 months 1 week ago Anupam Yes, it does not appear in Category view, but will appear separate in Large Icons, or Small Icons view, which is the option I have on my system. view
How to Harden Your Browser Against Malware and Privacy Concerns 9 months 1 week ago BillK

Well, I would recommend not using IE. :)
But TrackerBlock for IE may be useful, though I haven't tried it myself.
http://www.privacychoice.org/trackerblock/ie

Best Wishes

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Print An Image As Tiles With Maximum Clarity 9 months 1 week ago Yuri P.

Here is much better option:

http://posterazor.sourceforge.net/

This small program not only cuts the image, it provides the option of margins and saves the result in the multipage PDF that can be printed in a single shot.

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How to Harden Your Browser Against Malware and Privacy Concerns 9 months 1 week ago Chiron Thank you very much for bringing this to my attention. I did use to recommend Ghostery, but a while back changed to recommending DoNotTrackMe. Now that I see the reviews, and have gotten annoyed with it constantly bothering me about passwords I don't want it to save, I have changed my advice back to Ghostery. Thank you very much. Also, do you, or anyone else, have a recommendation for an alternative for IE. From what I can see Ghostery is not offered for IE, and I'm hoping someone knows of a suitable alternative. Thanks. view
Print An Image As Tiles With Maximum Clarity 9 months 1 week ago deegee

If you own Adobe Acrobat, this function is built in for PDF files. Simply create / download the picture you want. If desired, resize in your graphics editor to the exact size you want, then save as a PDF file (usually this means printing to the "Adobe PDF" print driver). Load the resulting PDF into Acrobat and in the "Print" dialog choose "Poster" from the "Paper Sizing & Handling" section. You can even use the "Scale" box to change the print size up or down by changing the percentage.

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Print An Image As Tiles With Maximum Clarity 9 months 1 week ago ccp

How does this work if your printer doesn't print right to the edges?

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Print An Image As Tiles With Maximum Clarity 9 months 1 week ago MikeR

Cracking good tip, Rob: well done! I'm not entirely sure how well the finished item would look seeing as how the joining together of the separate A4 sheets might be a wee bit tricky, but as an alternative to investing in an A3 printer this is one option that's definitely worth trying. Thanks again.

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How to Harden Your Browser Against Malware and Privacy Concerns 9 months 1 week ago dogbite

For Chromium based browsers:

Replace the bloated ABP with uBlock
Replace Noscript with uMatrix

Those are the best privacy/anti tracking/anti ads apps out there.

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How to Harden Your Browser Against Malware and Privacy Concerns 9 months 1 week ago BillK

The user reviews for the new Blur addon on Mozilla are terrible!
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/donottrackplus/reviews/

Ghostery (which I use) is recommended instead.
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/ghostery/?src=ss

Best wishes, BillK

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How to Harden Your Browser Against Malware and Privacy Concerns 9 months 1 week ago Chiron I'm happy to hear that. However, my main concern was whether they cover drastically different privacy protection aspects, and thus whether it is worth the extra system impact to run both. Do you , or anyone else, know whether they cover drastically different types of threats? Thanks. view
How to Harden Your Browser Against Malware and Privacy Concerns 9 months 1 week ago MelvilDui

I am running them together with no difficulty.

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How to Harden Your Browser Against Malware and Privacy Concerns 9 months 1 week ago Chiron Isn't that more of a replacement for Adblock Plus? If so, what I was looking for was a supplementary program to run alongside programs such as Adblock Plus. Thanks. view
How to Harden Your Browser Against Malware and Privacy Concerns 9 months 1 week ago Chiron That's very interesting. I am also running Windows 7, and I have to go to system and security to see Flash. How do you have your Control Panel organized. Mine is set to Category View. Did you perhaps make any changes to how these are displayed? If so I'll include that information in the next update. Thanks. view
How to Harden Your Browser Against Malware and Privacy Concerns 9 months 1 week ago Chiron Which add-on are you saying is rated poorly by BitDefender? Also, in terms of the recommendations made on this particular page, the recommendations are technically mine. However, I work very closely with those users who comment on my articles, and look into every recommendation, and complaint, very closely. Thus, I do rely very highly on the advice and information provided by these comments. Thank you. view
An Introduction and a Quick Guide to Sandboxie 9 months 1 week ago Tomnov

@PeterT
You cannot seriously expect full direct support from a company on a FREE version of their software. And as you posted your comment on a Saturday, how many makers of Expensive, paid versions of their software do you think would provide an instant reply on a weekend?
But as howiem suggests in his reply, you could avail yourself of their help/support forum, and receive help within a few days.
Details of your problem would help too.
My guess is that if your default download folder has a very long name, for example on an XP machine so it looks something like c:\living room computer\users and settings\...\...\my documents\downloaded files....
and the path is too long for the browser and/or the operating system, when adding in the path that Sandboxie adds by default for its own folder hierarchy.

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How to Harden Your Browser Against Malware and Privacy Concerns 9 months 1 week ago MelvilDui

You might like to consider AdMuncher now that it has gone free.

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How to Harden Your Browser Against Malware and Privacy Concerns 9 months 1 week ago MikeR

Quote: 'If you are running Windows Vista or Windows 7 do this by going to the control panel on your computer. Then go to the subsection for "System and Security".' Unquote.

Flash Player has its own subsection in my version of Windows 7. There isn't anything labelled 'System & Security'.

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