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Word and Phrase search in PDF Files 4 years 2 weeks ago Sridhar.Palsamy

How to find double space in PDF files? Please advice

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Wonderful Browser Addon Lets You Search Text Of All Visited Pages 5 years 4 weeks ago danielson

You almost make me want to set up Google Chrome!
But wait! No, i can't, Firefox is still the best (even with Australis).

Would give 5 stars if they had similar addon for Firefox.
The only "All Seeing Eye" addon i could find for Firefox was a Persona theme.

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Wonderful Browser Addon Lets You Search Text Of All Visited Pages 5 years 3 weeks ago anandcoral

Similar addon in FireFox is "ScrapBook". It is manual save and so do not need the delete option most are wanting in Chrome Eye.
You can delete a save site of "ScrapBook".

Well our need may vary.

Regards,

Anand

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Wonderful Browser Addon Lets You Search Text Of All Visited Pages 5 years 3 weeks ago danielson

Not quite.

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WinX DVD Ripper 1 year 2 weeks ago tmak

the free version, that is the platinum version non paid is pretty much useless as it allows maximum of 5 minutes conversion - so please, not much point including this software as free.

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WinX DVD Ripper 1 year 2 weeks ago Anupam

Dont see any such limitation anywhere on the software page, or its comparison with the paid version, here:

https://www.winxdvd.com/upgrade/dvd-ripper.htm?dr-1

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WinX DVD Ripper 1 year 4 days ago dipayan biswas

Great article,Couldn’t be write much better,Usually I never comment on blogs but your article is so convincing that I never stop myself to say something about it. You’re doing a great job,Keep it up,check for..movie download

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WinX DVD Ripper 10 months 3 days ago wolfmonster

You'll find it as soon as you try it. They only seem to really offer the platinum version now... trial version (no key) only does 5 minutes of video. There may be special circumstances, like for you to do a real review, to get it for free, but the average joe, nope. pay for a license that may die one day as it forces you to upgrade to a version you need a new key for.

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offer not valid after april1,2019

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WinPatrol 3 months 2 weeks ago Geert

It seems that WinPatrol is dead.
- No more updates since October 2017
- Certificate of their website is invalid
- No response on e-mails

Better remove this entry...

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WinPatrol 4 months 3 weeks ago nahabze

Have been an ardent user of WinPatrol for decades. However, the program is still available online, but has not had any updates or support since 2018. Still a useful tool for controlling startup and monitoring your system, but not sure how effective it will continue to be going forward with newer malware and OS changes. There is a performance hit as well, but varies with newer systems.

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Windows Web Browser Performance 4 years 11 months ago George.J Thanks for the comparison Remah. Could you please tell the system configuration that you are testing these browsers with. Also I believe the results may vary widely when you're having a low-end system. view
Windows Web Browser Performance 4 years 11 months ago Remah I really wanted the main focus of the article to be on the relationship between performance and resource usage so I didn't want to publish details about benchmarks and specs. If I do that will go into a more detailed article later on. To make that clearer I've removed the tables. I've also emphasized the note "You need to be aware that my results are specific to the computer they were tested on. ..." and repeated it in the introduction. view
Windows Web Browser Performance 4 years 11 months ago George.J Thanks for making it clear, although it wasn't necessary to remove the tables. view
Windows Web Browser Performance 4 years 11 months ago kthtl

Have just downloaded Maxathon installation file.
AVG unable to accept saying file contained MalSign InstallCore.B06 Adware.
Is this an acceptable install risk please?

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Windows Web Browser Performance 4 years 11 months ago BearPup

AVG is a little over-cautious, it even flags programs that have been in my filesystem for years without any problems as threats to be eliminated. As long as your dealing with a reputable site you should be fine. Yiu can temporarily turn off AVG to allow you to install the program. Just remember to turn it back on!

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Windows Web Browser Performance 4 years 11 months ago Remah Virustotal.com didn't find any problems when I scanned the install files recently: mx4.4.2.2000.exe https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/6eb6531760ac8d9b38e24ccfb5f7fc5544906... mxsetup.exe https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/31c1dc3eabc5b5f6ebf19afe13ed0ca11702e... view
Windows Web Browser Performance 4 years 11 months ago MidnightCowboy The download source can indeed be significant. This is often triggered by a wrapped installer. MC - Site Manager. http://superuser.com/questions/722205/does-filezilla-contain-a-virus https://forum.filezilla-project.org/viewtopic.php?t=32672 view
Windows Web Browser Performance 4 years 11 months ago Remah MC, that's a very important point. kthtl, we check the download links that we provide in the Quick Selection Guide (QSG) at the end of the article. If you are downloading from anywhere else then you need to perform your own checks with your antivirus. view
Windows Web Browser Performance 4 years 11 months ago kthtl

Many thanks for advice - I did download it from a third party vendors site so they could indeed have wrapped up malware with it.
I will have another go downloading the file from the Maxathon site directly.

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Windows Web Browser Performance 4 years 11 months ago AWS Thank you Remah for your article I have been using Maxthon for quite a few years now and have always found it easy to use, your comparisons were very interesting thank you for your effort. view
Windows Web Browser Performance 4 years 11 months ago Remah Thanks AWS. There will be more info to come. I'm interested to hear what you like the most about Maxthon as I'm still trying it out. view
Windows Web Browser Performance 4 years 11 months ago dark matter

You have taken the first and most important step. You are using a powerful and well tested security tool. And, although no defense package is 100% accurate, this time it did its job.

Adware, whether flagged by an AV or not, is never an acceptable risk.

At best it clogs and impedes your system and forfeits your privacy. At worst it provides a major surface of vulnerability, opening your system and your network to significant infestation. When that happens, not only have you been compromised, but you have become a potential vector of compromise for every system your system touches or has the ability to touch, whether through e-mail or directly.

With the recent permitting and/or use of installation wrappers as common practice among sites that have been long trusted as viable sources of freeware downloads, it has become absolutely essential never to opt for Express or Standard installs. Always choose Custom installation. Always watch your installations carefully. Always opt out of any toolbars and/or additional programs. Consider the viability of using the portable (non-installer) version of a program instead. Among the legitimate programs, these are usually free of bundle-ware.

Where possible, try to access your freeware directly from the author/publisher. Be aware that is not a guarantee that the installer will be free of ride-alongs. Learn to consult VirusTotal. There are even extensions, such as VTzilla for Firefox, that can integrate VT into your download process and also give you context menu items and a toggled toolbar with the ability to scan site and file URLs. VT is helpful, but not infallible. Many of the scanners polled by VT detect viruses, trojans and worms within an executable program but not "legitimate" opt-in bundle-ware within the wrapper.

Another useful tool which has become commonplace is the reputational site scanner/immunizer. It can be found in most solid malware defense packages such as AVG, avast!, SuperAntiSpyWare, Malwarebytes, SpyBot Search & Destroy (the Immunizer function of this old standby) and many others. It is also built into many contemporary browsers. There are even free-standing site scanners such as SpyWare Blaster . Of course, in terms of program installation, these are usually going to be detecting the hinky sites you may have been pointed towards by those questionable installs. But you will also be kept away from the worst sites where you might acquire questionable downloads or drive-by infestations in the first place. Another way to help avoid these sites is an add-on such as AdBlock Plus or, my favorite, AdBlock Edge, with a good and frequently updated set of block lists.

So, in answer to your question: What do you consider acceptable? Is the promise of FREE worth the reality of a system compromise? There is no free lunch. I believe in freeware. But I like to know what lunch is going to cost.

There endeth the sermon.

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Windows Web Browser Performance 4 years 11 months ago rseiler

What about extensions? Is there now a way to use Chrome's with it? Otherwise, living in the minuscule Maxthon extension ghetto won't be pretty.

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Windows Web Browser Performance 4 years 11 months ago Remah dark matter, For the record, I moderate the comments on my articles. Normally I would delete your comment because it is off the topic of this article, which is the performance of web browsers, and it is quite long. I only left it here because internet safety is such an important issue. view
Windows Web Browser Performance 4 years 11 months ago AWS I simply find Maxthon fast and very easy to use for my want in and out of the cloud. The paste and go feature is also very helpful. view
Windows Web Browser Performance 4 years 11 months ago dark matter

> I only left it here because internet safety is such an important issue.

...which is why I invested the time and effort in answering kthtl's inquiry.

My screed may seem oblique. It is actually on topic. The security of all of us depends upon the security of each of us. And without secure practices, the most efficient and effective browsers are worth nothing.

Speaking of which, thank you for this interesting investigation. The follow-on promises to be fascinating. I have been using Firefox since version 0.8. For the last 10+ years it has been a central piece of kit. Along with many others, the search is now on for a shapable, reliable and lovable replacement for the ruins that the mozilla devs have left us. Your methodical and organized explorations are eagerly anticipated.

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Windows Web Browser Performance 4 years 11 months ago Remah LOL, I hope I don't disappoint you as I'm not one of the many who use the "shapable" features of web browsers. I've been a longtime user of Firefox but I use it straight out of the box and my only preference is a WOT add-on. That means that very few developer shennanigans impact me and I regularly swap to use other browsers without any issues. In my plain vanilla pattern of use I find that the current browsers are lot more interchangeable than they were five years ago. It's a very different story if you heavily customize your browser. view
Windows Web Browser Performance 4 years 10 months ago Remah I have updated the price-performance section and added a section comparing the three main 32-bit web browsers (Chrome, IE, Firefox) with their 64-bit counterparts (Chrome, IE, Waterfox). Remah - Editor view
Windows Web Browser Performance 4 years 10 months ago CASD

I had a problem with Maxthon 4 a while back but they seem to have fixed it,,
The tabs would not open in the same order that you saved them in.. I like my tabs in a certain order..:)
But it seems to be fixed now.. Great!

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Windows Startup Terminology 5 years 2 weeks ago Remah Added two diagrams on how programs run in Windows. Remah - Editor view
Windows Startup Terminology 2 years 10 months ago astral_cyborg

Awesome.

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Windows Registry: What it is, and what you can do with it 10 months 2 days ago gizmofan1248

Thanks for this article!
When I opened Gizmo's site, I was met with this message:

"Oops, it looks like you are using an ad blocker.
We work hard to provide you our software news and we keep our ads non-intrusive.
Please support us keeping our content free by disabling your ad blocker."

I'm using ABP - Ad Blocker Plus - for Chrome, but I thought I had deactivated it for Gizmo's site. Well, it was easy to deactivate it (again). You just have to click on the ABP icon, then click on "Trust site". You don't have to disable your ad blocker completely, you can do it just for this site (and other sites which you want to support). Other ad blockers may do it differently, but I believe all have the option of "white-listing" sites.

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Windows Registry: What it is, and what you can do with it 10 months 2 days ago classicggma65

I have had my hand slapped by the Windows Techs when I allowed my CCleaner to clean the registry. Had not idea what it was or what to do with it so just allowed it to be cleaned...and I deleted a couple things that caused problems in my Win7, my Media Player and IE. Since then I do not clean it and do not touch it. They told me there should be no reason to clean it or change anything in it unless I really Know What I Am Doing. Needless to say, I still am a bit tech challenged and will never attempt to change anything in it. Some of the items listed can be changed elsewhere in your settings. Thanx for the info on exactly what it is and does Rhiannon.

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Windows Registry: What it is, and what you can do with it 10 months 2 days ago gizmofan1248

It's probably a good idea not to let any "registry cleaners" touch your registry database. Years ago they said CCleaner was conservative and safe to use (also regarding the registry cleaning part), contrary to some other registry cleaners that are more aggressive. I have used CCleaner (generally and the registry part) for years without any problems (as far as I know ;-)). In CCleaner there is an option shown before making changes to the registry - to backup your registry. I always use that option now.

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Windows Registry: What it is, and what you can do with it 10 months 2 days ago rhiannon

It's a good idea to leave the registry alone if you're not comfortable making changes. It can cause problems. :)

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Windows Registry: What it is, and what you can do with it 10 months 2 days ago rhiannon

Over the years I've heard various knowledgeable people say "don't use a registry cleaner" and "yes it's ok to use a registry cleaner". ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
It's always good to use the backup option in Ccleaner or back up the registry before using another registry cleaner.

I like to use the free version of Resplendence Registrar Registry Manager if I'm making changes in the registry. I'll add that unless you're using a known registry hack that can be undone or know what you're doing it's best not to make any changes in the registry. 

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Windows Registry: What it is, and what you can do with it 10 months 2 days ago classicggma65

Have found that my computer's worst enemy can be me as I do not always understand complicated directions to fix/change things...or think I understand and cause a bit (?) of trouble. Altho I have come quite a ways in understanding I do have quite a ways to go...better to be safe than sorry. As for those first times cleaning the Registry, I did not know about backing things up, so there was a bit of cleanup after myself and thank goodness for those few at the MS Forum who helped me straighten everything out. I think I will stay safe for a few more years and not mess with the Registry...Thanx to you who replied.

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Windows Registry: What it is, and what you can do with it 10 months 2 days ago rhiannon

Thank you!

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Windows Registry: What it is, and what you can do with it 10 months 2 days ago rhiannon

It's good to hear you were able to get some help at the MS forum. Learning more and doing what you feel comfortable with is terrific. :)

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Windows Registry: What it is, and what you can do with it 9 months 3 weeks ago KellyCEasterwood

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Windows Notepad With Added Encryption Keeps Your Thoughts Safe 4 years 9 months ago Conure

This sounds exactly like Steganos Locknote. I've used it for years to store all my account passwords.

https://www.steganos.com/us/products/for-free/locknote/overview/

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Windows Notepad With Added Encryption Keeps Your Thoughts Safe 4 years 9 months ago richtea (not verified)

Re: Security - How does it compare to AxCrypt and/or simply zipping a file with a password?

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Windows Notepad With Added Encryption Keeps Your Thoughts Safe 4 years 9 months ago Geert

@Conure: That's a GREAT little gem!
Thanks for taking the time to post it here.

[Edit] I found an alternative that works the same way LockNote works, which is even smaller - only 50k: fSekrit (http://f0dder.dcmembers.com/fsekrit.index.php)

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Windows Notepad With Added Encryption Keeps Your Thoughts Safe 4 years 9 months ago rob.schifreen It is very similar to Locknote. However, when I checked Locknote last night, VirusTotal did not give it 100% so I didn't include it. view
Windows Notepad With Added Encryption Keeps Your Thoughts Safe 4 years 9 months ago rob.schifreen It's a slightly different concept. With AxCrypt, say, editing the file would involve decrypting it, loading it into Notepad, saving it, and then re-encrypting. Use whichever method you prefer. view
Windows Notepad With Added Encryption Keeps Your Thoughts Safe 4 years 9 months ago Conure

AVAST flagged it a few years ago, I reported it as a false positive, and never had any more issues.

It is very basic way to store sensitive info, like passwords. I use the Edit - Search function to find items. Works for me for passwords, as I do not trust the popular password managers that auto-fill and store on-line.

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Windows Notepad With Added Encryption Keeps Your Thoughts Safe 4 years 9 months ago maynak00

alternative: http://www.andromeda.com/people/ddyer/notepad/NotepadCrypt.html
*based on Notepad2

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Windows Notepad With Added Encryption Keeps Your Thoughts Safe 4 years 9 months ago richtea (not verified)

Thanks, Rob!
I downloaded SecureEdit to a Linux machine, and ran ClamTK on it; could be a case of false positive, but the antivirus came up with PUA.Win32.Packer.Rpolycryptor.

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Windows Notepad With Added Encryption Keeps Your Thoughts Safe 4 years 9 months ago sicknero

An interesting program, I really can't decide which portable folder to put it in as it seems to be a text editor, password program, and temp cleaner all in one :-)

I've always liked MemPad, which is just a text editor but it uses a proprietary file format with an option to password the file. I've no idea how strong the encryption is though to be honest.

What I like about it really is that it can create structured text files with a nested tree at the left, and an option to auto-generate dated tree entries, which makes it a very neat journal/diary program.

http://www.horstmuc.de/win.htm

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