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AirDroid 9 months 4 weeks ago sharphawk4

It is great, it looks great, so it seems at least.
What is less clear is the main issue: the architecture!. What needs to be installed on PC and on tablet? How communication happened...After extensive search/read/guess...I suspect that both your PC and tablet exchange information via an AirDroid "central service" and it is not clear at all how the information exchanged is secured if at all.....
It is a pity this (marginal issue?) is not clearly mentioned in the description: maybe this is "obvious" for most, not for me....

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AirDroid 9 months 3 weeks ago Jojo Yee A good comment sharphawk4. Relevant information about its privacy policy is now added for your reference. view
AirDroid 9 months 3 weeks ago sharphawk4

Thanks for your msg Jojo, I appreciate ! It is true that the added information states that encryption is used till Airdroid central service, so that nobody on internet can have access to exchanged data between your devices (PC, tablet) and Airdroid central service. This said, according to me (if I understood things correctly) one issue remains: the program at Airdroid has access to non-encrypted information, since being at the end of two SSL sessions, it has to swap / copy info from one encrypted session to the other.

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AIDA32 - Personal System Information Anonymous (not verified) view
AfterFocus Anonymous (not verified) view
AES Crypt Anonymous (not verified) view
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Advanced Onion Router Anonymous (not verified) view
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Adobe Scan Anonymous (not verified) view
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Adobe Launched A Smart App To Scan Documents Into PDF with Text Recognition 4 years 1 week ago Burn-IT

OCR has been around for generations.

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Adobe Launched A Smart App To Scan Documents Into PDF with Text Recognition 4 years 1 week ago Jojo Yee It is true Burn-IT. How it is applied to an app effectively is of interest though. view
Adobe Launched A Smart App To Scan Documents Into PDF with Text Recognition 4 years 1 week ago jkauffman03

Is it a memory hog like all of adobes desktop applications? I've been using Genius Scan for at least a year and it works great.

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Adobe Launched A Smart App To Scan Documents Into PDF with Text Recognition 4 years 1 week ago Yankiwi

I've used CamScanner for years and it seems to work beautifully. Unlike Adobe Scan, it isn't tied to the Adobe Cloud, but although it shows you the result of your OCR scan, the ability to share the OCR results is a Premium (paid) feature.

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Adobe Acrobat Reader Anonymous (not verified) view
Additional µTorrent Settings 6 years 11 months ago chinamike

I am troubled that the articles pro and against IP filtering are SEVEN YEARS OLD! I really would hope there would be something much more current on the subject. I personally use IP filters because, hey--how could it hurt NOT TO?
I also use an anonymous proxy (usually out of China or Russia) in my P2P client and I verify it with a torrent IP checker (IPmagnet).
I have never in six years of downloading torrents, received one of those letters from my ISP.

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Additional Vuze Settings 8 years 1 month ago jcar

I want to share an external hard drive that contains my Vuze downloads between 2 Mac computers. I created the files on the external on one computer but the other computer Vuze copy can see the downloads even though I've input the right volumes. Is there a trick?

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Additional Vuze Settings 8 years 1 month ago mr6n8 I assume you mean "the other computer Vuze copy" can't "see the downloads" I also assume the external is connected to the computer in question. Since you have already added the torrent to that Vuze, you can try the context menu entry for the torrent (a right-click in Windows - not sure in Mac) Advanced>Files>Move Data Files and choose the directory containing the content. If that does not work, then remove the torrent from that Vuze and see below. If it is completed, then you need to be in Mode of intermediate or advanced http://wiki.vuze.com/w/UG_Options#Mode_options Add the torrent to Vuze using File>Open>Torrent File (Ctrl+O) http://wiki.vuze.com/w/UG_Menus#File_Menu This presents you with an Add Torrent screen where you can choose the save directory. You will need to set the "Add Mode" to "Seeding" (Only visible in intermediate or advanced mode) http://wiki.vuze.com/w/Seed_an_existing_file If you choose the directory containing the content, Vuze should recognize it and adjust the %. There are some issues with Mac on resuming a partially completed torrent that might change this procedure a little even on a completed download. http://wiki.vuze.com/w/How_do_you_resume#Mac_OS_X BTW I am on the road and on a WiFi right now and may not be able to get back quickly if you have more Qs. Steve view
Additional Vuze Settings 8 years 1 month ago jcar

I'm still confused by all the options to choose from.

Usually on a Mac, you tell it where the directory is and it always remembers. In this case there are 3 different places where I can tell it where the Vuze/downloads directory on the external HD is, I delete the original Vuze/downloads directory from the user/library (created when I downloaded Vuze to the 2nd computer) and when I restart Vuze on the 2nd computer, it recreates the deleted directory and replaces all the parameters I changed back to the original directory location.

When I changed the directory location on computer 1 to the external HD, there was no problem. The downloaded movies appeared in the library.

No so with computer 2 using the same external HD...

Jim

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Add Video Effects To Your Party With Robot VJ 3 years 11 months ago jabberssd

So far it doesn't work with

Led Zeppelin - Stairway To Heaven
Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here
Aerosmith - Janie's Got A Gun

I give up …… It hears the music and displays the equalizer type bars but all it does is display "Waiting for the beat"

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Add Video Effects To Your Party With Robot VJ 3 years 10 months ago tonytones

I had the same message but then disabled my adblocker and it worked.

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Add Tracking Features To Your Gmail 3 years 2 months ago jtshea

I started to enable this app, but balked when one of the agreements to the terms was letting it send emails 'on my behalf'. Not control that I am willing to relinquish.

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Add Tracking Features To Your Gmail 3 years 2 months ago greyman

I am with jtShea on this one. I could not figure out a way that a third party app would be able to track my email without way too much information about my email, and myself. No, thanks.

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Add To The Music With An Online Communal Piano 7 years 1 month ago ixan

I don't think you ought to recommend this site for children. I clicked the link which took me to lobby and there was the F word all over the place. Some of it just cursing some of it about what some of the people wanted to do to two sisters... Childish yes, suitable for children no.

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Add To The Music With An Online Communal Piano 7 years 1 month ago cmaeser

Same as ixan -- thought it might be fun and wanted to share with my grandchildren. Link went straight to keyboard and running down the sides were obscene comments. Glad I checked first! My grandchildren are 5 and 6.

Never encountered problems with Gizmo sites before this.

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Add This $15.99 Computer Book To Your Collection For Free 3 years 10 months ago classicggma65

Got to jump through a few hoops to get this...Have to fill out the form with your business info in it and All fields Must be filled in. Since I sign petitions, I'm used to fudging info so I don't get unwanted calls or mail from nonprofits. I used one of my alias email addresses-yes, it's working and current. Then, my address doesn't contain the north, south, etc direction or apt number when filled in. The zipcode of 99999 was accepted. I did have to put a valid phone number...hate having to do that as I have an unpublished number so used a very old number...yes, know it's not cool.

After filling in my "job" info, I was told to verify my email address then I could download the book. Had to sign in with my email to access "my library" but the book did download to my computer. This is more than I would ever do to get a free book...and not something worth the time having to put in so much personal info. Hopefully it will be worth it...looking forward to explanations that aren't so technical. Thanx...but won't do this again...

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Add Text, Or Info About Your PC, To Your Desktop 7 years 1 month ago Australia

BGInfo is a great way to have information visible on the Windows desktop, is very customisable, and even better, its "portable"

I can change the text size, font, colour, and choose any or all of the Windows system information options

And as Rob suggests, I can remove ALL the computer information and just have other information, such as a to do list for the day, or a list of quotations, or anything I like !

However, readers would appreciate knowing that this program makes changes to the registry, and that once you use this program, it is not immediately obvious how to "uninstall the program"

After reading BGInfo's homepage and the homepage's recommended reading site, I was still unsure how to uninstall this program

Thankfully, I found the answer in the Help section of the program:
"BGInfo does not require any special installation. To run it simply execute BGINFO.EXE from a convenient location.
To uninstall, delete BGINFO.EXE and reset your system's wallpaper using Windows' Desktop Properties dialog"

Something also not clear - how can we get BGInfo to "display the contents of a text file". Sounds very useful, for example to display a regularly updated text file of events for the current calendar month. The instructions were not simply explained

Thanks Rob for yet another marvellous Hot Find, you are amazing, and a much valued asset to the TechSupportAlert website

I rate BGInfo a 10/10 for being portable, and so very customisable !

And correct me if I'm wrong, but BgInfo uses NO system resources ! So I rate it a 10+/10 !

Using BGInfo and another freeware program "Photo On Desktop-7", which allows me the very basic but essential task of floating any chosen image on my computer screen (eg a to do list, or a loved ones photo), and my daily organisation skills are enhanced greatly !

I have no affiliation with either program

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Add Text, Or Info About Your PC, To Your Desktop 7 years 1 month ago David Roper

Super Article by Rob and super comment by Australia. Thanks to you both.

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Add Text, Or Info About Your PC, To Your Desktop 5 years 7 months ago gbarthad

Pardon me if I sound rude, but HOW DO YOU GET RID OF IT???

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Add Text, Or Info About Your PC, To Your Desktop 5 years 7 months ago MidnightCowboy

See here. MC - Site Manager.

http://forum.sysinternals.com/how-do-i-remove-bginfoexe_topic6958.html

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Add Text, Or Info About Your PC, To Your Desktop 5 years 7 months ago gbarthad

Thanks but it didn't work...I managed to delete it (at first it said can't delete, file open in wallpapers), but the background text is still there on my wallpaper....

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Add Text, Or Info About Your PC, To Your Desktop 5 years 7 months ago MidnightCowboy There are other posts related to the same subject in that forum including recommended edits to the Windows registry that you may or may not be comfortable with. If you are still unable to effect a complete removal after reading this additional information I suggest making your own request for support in their forum. MC - Site Manager. view
Add Special Effects to Photos Easily on Your Mobile Device Anonymous (not verified) view
Add New Options To Your Right-Click Explorer Menu 4 years 9 months ago Fox-Hound

Thank you, been looking for a program like this. Works like a charm.

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Add Falling Snow To Your Windows Desktop 7 years 6 months ago plj07

Love the falling snow!

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Add Falling Snow To Your Windows Desktop 7 years 5 months ago JohhnyBeGood

Oops, there's a nasty memory leak in this program. After 4 hours, +/- 4 GB memory consumed. Seems like every snowflake is remebered. If you kill the process, then the memory is released.

jb

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Add Falling Snow To Your Windows Desktop 7 years 5 months ago shirley hogan

How do you un-install this cute little program?

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Add Falling Snow To Your Windows Desktop 7 years 5 months ago mrc4

This is very hard to get rid of how do you delete falling snow

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Add Falling Snow To Your Windows Desktop 7 years 5 months ago mrc4

I finally got rid of snow Just restart computer and go to the snow program and delete it Won't delete unless you restart computer

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Add Falling Snow To Your Windows Desktop 7 years 5 months ago swreynolds

A bunch of tiny spheres does not make a snowfall. Let me know when he actually produces snow flakes.

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Add Falling Snow To Your Windows Desktop 7 years 5 months ago Phylis Sophical

Try the drop down arrow next to 'Image/texture'. Tons of options.

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Add Falling Snow To Your Windows Desktop 7 years 5 months ago Phylis Sophical

From the bottom line of text, choose #Exit.

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Add Falling Snow To Your Windows Desktop 7 years 5 months ago Phylis Sophical

Simply #Exit, then delete the folder. It's portable so there's no install.

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Add Falling Snow To Your Windows Desktop 7 years 5 months ago swreynolds

Thanks Phyllis, much better. I'd still like real appearing snowflakes, but these are good enough for my Christmas party.

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Add Falling Snow To Your Windows Desktop 7 years 5 months ago Jojo Yee Flake 16, Flake 24, Flake 4(16) and Flake 4(24) are good options. view
Add Falling Snow To Your Windows Desktop 7 years 5 months ago Phylis Sophical

Mine has been running all day (8 hrs. ) and it's still only using 508kb.

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Add Falling Snow To Your Windows Desktop 5 years 6 months ago lynway

This is exactly what I was looking for but I have a three monitor system and I would like this to run a one specific screen. How can I arrange that?

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Add Everything Search to the Windows Taskbar 6 months 9 hours ago deegee

If you are installing the 'Everything Toolbar' and come to the step where you need to select 'Explorer.exe' but cannot find it... It's actually called 'Windows Explorer', so scroll further down to 'W', select 'Windows Explorer' and click the 'restart' button and you should be good to go...

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Add Everything Search to the Windows Taskbar 6 months 9 hours ago Rick Grunwald

I have had this on my taskbar for years. Take some time to find out all it can do

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Add Everything Search to the Windows Taskbar 6 months 9 hours ago Frank D

This is a fantastic find! Thank you!

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Add Everything Search to the Windows Taskbar 6 months 9 hours ago rhiannon

Me too. The toolbar interface is different than pinning the program to the taskbar but it's very well implemented I think. I've been using it for a few weeks and haven't found any hiccups. Nicely done.

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Add Everything Search to the Windows Taskbar 6 months 9 hours ago rhiannon

Yes, thanks for mentioning it.

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Add Everything Search to the Windows Taskbar 6 months 9 hours ago rhiannon

I'm delighted you like it. :)

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Add Everything Search to the Windows Taskbar 6 months 7 hours ago willrun4fun

What am I missing? I can't find the toolbar option.

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Add Everything Search to the Windows Taskbar 6 months 4 hours ago rhiannon

Did you follow the steps to install it using the directions at either of the sites mentioned in the article?
If you're having trouble finding the toolbar after going through the steps outlined at both sites post back and we'll see what we can do. Here's the sites that have the directions that are linked in the article above:

Want Faster Searches? Add Everything Search To Your Windows Taskbar!

Add Everything Search to the Windows Taskbar for even faster searches

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Add Everything Search to the Windows Taskbar 5 months 4 weeks ago crombierob

Don't know if UltraSearch adds to the Taskbar, but I stopped using Everything, when I found how fast UltraSearch was

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Add Everything Search to the Windows Taskbar 5 months 4 weeks ago Gad Feldan

Me too.

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Add Everything Search to the Windows Taskbar 5 months 4 weeks ago rhiannon

Did you follow the steps to install it using the directions at either of the sites mentioned in the article?
If you're having trouble finding the toolbar after going through the steps outlined at both sites post back and we'll see what we can do. Here's the sites that have the directions that are linked in the article above:

Want Faster Searches? Add Everything Search To Your Windows Taskbar!

Add Everything Search to the Windows Taskbar for even faster searches

 

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Add Everything Search to the Windows Taskbar 5 months 4 weeks ago rhiannon

I've had Everything pinned totaskbar taskbar for years. This creates a toolbar on the taskbar. I haven't tried UltraSearch in a long time, I'll have tontake another look at it. :)

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Add Everything Search to the Windows Taskbar 5 months 4 weeks ago seeker108

Thank you! That is a critical piece of information for me and everyone else who hasn't installed the toolbar before.

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Add Everything Search to the Windows Taskbar 5 months 4 weeks ago MidnightCowboy I don't need a search tool, just something to help me remember what I'm meant to be looking for. :D Happy Christmas everybody! MC - Site Manager. view
Add Everything Search to the Windows Taskbar 5 months 3 weeks ago rhiannon

I could use a search took to find the things I put "somewhere safe".

To all who celebrate anything this season, our best wishes.
Wishing you all a Happy New Year.

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Add Everything Search to the Windows Taskbar 5 months 3 weeks ago Mighty

I used Everything for a long time. But, a few years ago I found Wizfile https://antibody-software.com/wizfile/ It indexes the entire disk in a coupla seconds. It won's search across disks, which I think Everything can do. But, it's so fast that that doesn't really matter.

The same company also has Wiztree, which replaces windirstat. Same thing, just a few secs, and it's done.

Both are fully functional shareware, so free to try out.

Not affiliated, just a user/customer.

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Add Everything Search to the Windows Taskbar 5 months 3 weeks ago George.J

Yup UltraSearch is the one I use. Was an Everything user in the past, but UltraSearch felt faster and had more features. 

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Add Everything Search to the Windows Taskbar 5 months 1 week ago Gad Feldan

https://github.com/stnkl/EverythingToolbar/issues/57

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Add Everything Search to the Windows Taskbar 5 months 1 week ago rhiannon Thank you. view
Add Effects To Your Photos. Or Even Generate A Meme. Anonymous (not verified) view
Add Another Layer of Security and Privacy to Your Android Device 4 years 4 months ago jogold

does this app load in safemode?

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Add Album Cover Images to Your MP3 File Icons Anonymous (not verified) view
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Ad Blockers and Coronavirus are Killing Gizmo’s Freeware but Thanks to You, we are Still Alive and Kicking – Just Anonymous (not verified) view
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Accidentally Deleted A File? Locate And Recover It Quickly. 4 years 3 months ago hpearce

The program installed a service which the article should have mentioned as it continues to run when the program itself is not in use.

I was experiencing problem with my internet connections and found the new services\I immediately uninstalled it.

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Accidentally Deleted A File? Locate And Recover It Quickly. 4 years 3 months ago MidnightCowboy Many Windows apps install a background service which is necessary for them to function. As has been stated here many times, these articles are not product reviews and therefore cannot be expected to contain every detail. As with all programs, users should check out the product knowledge base before deciding if it is what they need and whether to install it. Details about the Disk Drill Recovery Vault background service are listed on their website. MC - Site Manager. view
Accidentally Deleted A File? Locate And Recover It Quickly. 4 years 3 months ago Alanheal

The download doesn't go to the download folder. Nor is it found in the add/remove section. ??

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Accidentally Deleted A File? Locate And Recover It Quickly. 4 years 3 months ago MidnightCowboy

Again... this is covered in the product knowledgebase. MC - Site Manager.
https://www.cleverfiles.com/help/disk-drill-windows-uninstall/

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Accidentally Deleted A File? Locate And Recover It Quickly. 4 years 3 months ago Gil Mensch

Recuva is another app for recovery of deleted files. There is a free version at http://www.piriform.com/recuva

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