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Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 23. Sep 2011, 10:47 PM
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Posted By MilesAhead
Paint.Net also

Another possibility is Paint.Net. I've just started using it. It does Layers and has "magic wand" and "lasso" selection. When used in tandem you can select an irregular shape, then "crop to...
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 17. Jun 2010, 08:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,637
Posted By MilesAhead
I didn't see a program that remembers the state...

I didn't see a program that remembers the state per window. I found this AutoIt3 script you may be able to modify to do it:
...
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 15. Jun 2010, 06:54 PM
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Views: 4,050
Posted By MilesAhead
Depends what equipment you have to play it back. ...

Depends what equipment you have to play it back. Compressing mpg, if it's a 2 hour movie to 700 MB will hurt your eyes. For converting to .avi AutoGK still works well esp. if you don't have to mess...
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 12. Jun 2010, 03:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,915
Posted By MilesAhead
The thing people often forget is almost all media...

The thing people often forget is almost all media files are already compressed. When you try to compress a compressed file with something like 7-zip or WinZip sometimes it even gets larger.

Also...
Forum: Comments, Suggestions and Feedback 12. Jun 2010, 02:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,633
Posted By MilesAhead
I forget which forum it was, but they didn't even...

I forget which forum it was, but they didn't even have a thread search mechanism. The only way to search without clicking on each page was to set your preferences to like 20000 posts per page or...
Forum: Comments, Suggestions and Feedback 11. Jun 2010, 05:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,633
Posted By MilesAhead
It's a shame because often I get a tip on a...

It's a shame because often I get a tip on a software similar to the one in the article that I wasn't aware of. If it was easier to follow up more info would be exchanged.

Even if there was a way...
Forum: Comments, Suggestions and Feedback 10. Jun 2010, 09:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,633
Posted By MilesAhead
I think you are talking about forum search. Just...

I think you are talking about forum search. Just about every board has search by user id. I'm talking about comments that people append to articles about free software. As example, look at something...
Forum: Comments, Suggestions and Feedback 10. Jun 2010, 05:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,633
Posted By MilesAhead
Find My Comments?

The way the comments are nested after the articles makes it almost impossible to find your comment again after a few days have passed. I need to remember which article it was in, then manually search...
Forum: Comments, Suggestions and Feedback 06. Jun 2010, 01:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,517
Posted By MilesAhead
The thing that held me back is I have my own ftp...

The thing that held me back is I have my own ftp site. I wanted to use that, like I can with SyncPlaces. But it's worth it for the speed. I don't want to go back to drumming my fingers on the desk...
Forum: Comments, Suggestions and Feedback 05. Jun 2010, 12:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,517
Posted By MilesAhead
I did the bit of loading FF from ramdisk. It's...

I did the bit of loading FF from ramdisk. It's best to use FF portable version. Even though you can use DataRam feature to save the contents of the image, it's faster and easier just to use the...
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 05. Jun 2010, 12:23 AM
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Views: 5,997
Posted By MilesAhead
I can go with that. After installing about 5...

I can go with that. After installing about 5 "one click" commercial DVD ripper/converters I got through giveaway, I determined they're not even worth installing for nothing. Most of the time even...
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 04. Jun 2010, 12:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,997
Posted By MilesAhead
Try AviDemux. It's one of the easier freewares to...

Try AviDemux. It's one of the easier freewares to use. You can crop and also save sections, for instance to cut out commercials from the TV program or whatever. When I say save section, I mean...
Forum: Security 31. May 2010, 09:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,372
Posted By MilesAhead
Yeah, the registry seems to be the last great...

Yeah, the registry seems to be the last great mystery since authors have given away the famous "Undocumented Windows APIs." I used to write 32 bit dll shell extensions. Now 64 bit has killed that. ...
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 31. May 2010, 09:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,940
Posted By MilesAhead
Thanks. I use Find And Run Robot now, plus I...

Thanks. I use Find And Run Robot now, plus I wrote a couple of my own launchers. But I don't want the last program run. I want a stack of the last opened Start Menu Groups. As I mentioned, I don't...
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 31. May 2010, 03:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,940
Posted By MilesAhead
Remembers the last dozen groups you entered in Start Menu

I'd like a freeware program that remembers the last dozen groups I entered in the Start Menu. What's annoying to me is, I go into a group in the Start Menu and run a program. Now that program is in...
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 28. May 2010, 10:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,649
Posted By MilesAhead
I found PopMan 1.3.1 seems to work in both 32 and...

I found PopMan 1.3.1 seems to work in both 32 and 64 bit. Simple.. not ten tons of features. You can use without reading the manual. :)
...
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 28. May 2010, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,649
Posted By MilesAhead
Pop3 Email notifier:delete on server:64 and 32 bit support

I'm looking for a pop3 email notifier freeware that supports multiple pop3 accounts. Allows you to view headers without downloading, and can delete on the server. Should be free and support both...
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 25. May 2010, 07:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,236
Posted By MilesAhead
See www.videohelp.com There are several free...

See www.videohelp.com
There are several free tools. The combination of RipIt4Me and DVD Decrypter still works on many discs.

Also DVDFab Passkey and MakeMKV are paid software but are in beta....
Forum: General Computer Support 13. May 2010, 11:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,704
Posted By MilesAhead
You say you recently installed a new HD? If so,...

You say you recently installed a new HD? If so, have you run a diagnostic on it? One thing that will make a drive appear "slow" is if it's dying. It needs to do a bunch of retries to get the data....
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 13. May 2010, 03:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 31,617
Posted By MilesAhead
Speaking of bookmark editing.. one "trick" I've...

Speaking of bookmark editing.. one "trick" I've used for years that still works with Opera is to import Firefox bookmarks, then edit the Opera file. It used to be named "opera6.adr" and now changed...
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 11. May 2010, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,105
Posted By MilesAhead
You might check out http://www.nonags.com ...

You might check out
http://www.nonags.com

The site won't allow any software with nag screens. If you are running Vista or Windows Seven then many of the titles may seem a bit dated. It's worth a...
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 09. May 2010, 06:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,858
Posted By MilesAhead
A better approach is to use something like...

A better approach is to use something like Sandboxie

http://www.sandboxie.com/index.php?DownloadSandboxie

Install the program in the sandbox and run it. See what files folders and registry...
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 09. May 2010, 06:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,858
Posted By MilesAhead
As I already mentioned, it's using the OS folder...

As I already mentioned, it's using the OS folder change notification. Which means your HD is going to run through all the files in the folder opening and closing them. Watch for a whole long list...
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 08. May 2010, 11:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,858
Posted By MilesAhead
I understood the requirement to be detection of...

I understood the requirement to be detection of created folders, not a change in a folder. Since the OS provides folder change notification(a file in the folder changed) there's a lot of apps that...
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 08. May 2010, 07:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,858
Posted By MilesAhead
This looks like a new program on Softpedia. I...

This looks like a new program on Softpedia. I haven't tried it myself though.

http://www.softpedia.com/get/System/File-Management/Directory-Watcher-Zdo.shtml
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