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Add Everything Search to the Windows Taskbar 5 months 2 days 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 2 days 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 3 days 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 3 days 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 3 days ago Gad Feldan

Me too.

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Best Free Android Apps - Updated 2021 5 months 3 days ago riseup

Thankyou for Sharing Above App. This is the first place I go when looking for a new app for my Android phone.

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Add Everything Search to the Windows Taskbar 5 months 3 days 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 3 days 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 3 days ago willrun4fun

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

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Add Everything Search to the Windows Taskbar 5 months 3 days ago rhiannon

I'm delighted you like it. :)

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Add Everything Search to the Windows Taskbar 5 months 3 days ago rhiannon

Yes, thanks for mentioning it.

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Add Everything Search to the Windows Taskbar 5 months 4 days 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 5 months 4 days 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 5 months 4 days 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 5 months 4 days ago Frank D

This is a fantastic find! Thank you!

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Thank You for Donating 5 months 5 days ago peterX99

Keep up the good work. Thank you for the site.

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How to Take a Snapshot of Web Page and Store It Online 5 months 5 days ago rhiannon

I'm not familiar with .mht. I would save a page using your usual method and save the same page at the site and compare the two.

The page is also stored online, so is accessible from a device with an internet connection and can look up other websites and any previous iterations that may have been saved.

 

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How to Take a Snapshot of Web Page and Store It Online 5 months 5 days ago crombierob

For over a decade now, I save a copy of web pages as .mht
It is comparable with saving a 'web page complete' except you don't have to suffer having a related folder called 'files' (AGH!)
IE always offered that single file save format (not sure if it still does ?)
When I open such a saved file, all of the links still work (assuming the site still has them)
Some browsers may not be able to open .mht file, but FF has an extension to allow that.

Does this differ from what you are proposing ?
Or, does yours save all the linked stuff as well ?

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Take Control of the Position of Icons on Your Windows 10 Taskbar 5 months 5 days ago Altnetcoza

Now, could someone please come up with a utility to automatically sort Taskbar icons alphabetically?

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How to Take a Snapshot of Web Page and Store It Online 5 months 6 days ago rhiannon

Archiving a page is different from a screenshot. It stores the whole page in its original format. You can copy things from the page, links work, etc. It's an active web page, not a static screenshot.  It stores the page online at a unique URL. Any previously archived pages are there for comparison. It's very much like the Internet Archive Wayback Machine, the links and content are intact (minus scripts and some interactive elements).

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How to Take a Snapshot of Web Page and Store It Online 5 months 6 days ago RMG1999

Why not just hit the PrtScrn key and save the image ??
Our use the Snip tool in Windows and save the image ??

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How to Take a Snapshot of Web Page and Store It Online 5 months 6 days ago rhiannon

I'm glad you could access the site. :-)

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How to Take a Snapshot of Web Page and Store It Online 5 months 6 days ago danielson

Can't put a star on this article about this site yet...
Could not access it this a.m.
And checked here:
https://www.isitdownrightnow.com/archive.is.html
with this message:
The site has been unreachable for more than 100 days. If the site is live or if you have further information about the site status, please comment below...

Update: they lied! Just accessed a few hours later it via Edge browser.

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How to Take a Snapshot of Web Page and Store It Online 5 months 6 days ago rhiannon

It's working fine for me now in a few different browsers on two different internet connections on mobile and laptop.

I've had mixed results over the years with the sites that check if a website is down so I tend to check many of them if I think a site is down. Some will say a site is working, some not. That's the result I've gotten now. This says it's up: https://isitdownorjust.me/archive-is/. Another says it's been down for maintenance for 100 days.

There are some issues with Cloudflare with this and other sites. If you’re using a DNS service that could be an issue. I'd try a different browser. I'm running into more and more site availability issues with the newer versions of Chrome based browsers.

Lol I ran into one just now, a site I use often and used last night is now flagged as unsafe in a chrome based browser but is fine in Firefox. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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Best Sites To Read Books Online Without Download or Registration 5 months 1 week ago MidnightCowboy Thanks for the suggestion Foamhenge. Now added. MC - Site Manager. view
Best Sites To Read Books Online Without Download or Registration 5 months 1 week ago Foamhenge

This is by far the most comprehensive list of this kind that I've seen. Please add Century Past Library. It has tens of thousands of books (fiction and non-fiction), and more than 200 magazine titles; all free. No sign-up, and easy to browse by subject. www.envisionthepast.com

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Reduce Repetitive Typing with This Free Text Expander 5 months 1 week ago rhiannon

Windows Store Apps don't have a standard installer or uninstaller like traditional apps (e.g. .exe or .msi). They are called Progressive Web Apps (PWA) and use the .appx extension. They are stored in the C:\Program Files\WindowsApps folder (if C: is where you've installed Windows).
That's why you can't find them using a standard Revo or a search. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

 

 

 

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Best Free Antivirus Software 5 months 1 week ago phoneguy

I decided on Sophos Home. Sophos used to be a Enterprise only Antivirus but you can now use a free home version. You do have to manage it online but it is light on resources from what I've seen, it works on Windows 7, and I have not seen a better alternative. I am still open to suggestions.

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Reduce Repetitive Typing with This Free Text Expander 5 months 1 week ago Goomer

The thing I find most baffling about this is Microsoft's not following what I would have thought to be an installation standard. No where does installing this (and it isn't the first that bit me) does it show up in the uninstall part of control panel. It just goes somewhere and the standard way of uninstalling programs doesn't work. I'm a fan of Revo Uninstaller Pro (what doesn't have a "Pro" version anymore?) and it didn't show it and could not find it either. Programs have generally uninstalled using Microsoft's uninstaller (or so variation of it) for years and suddenly no more?

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Reduce Repetitive Typing with This Free Text Expander 5 months 1 week ago rhiannon

It happens to all of us. :-)

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Reduce Repetitive Typing with This Free Text Expander 5 months 1 week ago swede

Thanks for your prompt reply. I am embarrassed to admit that I looked in all the places mentioned in the link already and just did not see the aText listed. As a result of your comment, I looked again and found it.

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Best Free Software for Linux 5 months 1 week ago Panzer Disk Atlas - a simple, effective tool for finding wasted disk space: https://diskatlas.com/ view
12 Little Known Tips to Make Gmail More Useful 5 months 1 week ago rhiannon

The only way I'm aware of to delete large amounts of emails is using search operators to find and delete emails.
Others here may have an idea.
There's a good list of search operators here: 25 Gmail Search Operators That Will Make You a Pro
 

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12 Little Known Tips to Make Gmail More Useful 5 months 1 week ago buzmeg

Great tips, but I have a request. How does one batch delete Gmail on an Android device (i.e. smartphone)?

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Reduce Repetitive Typing with This Free Text Expander 5 months 1 week ago rhiannon

Glad to help out. :-)

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Reduce Repetitive Typing with This Free Text Expander 5 months 1 week ago Goomer

It was from the Microsoft store and it is now uninstalled. Ultimately, that was simple. I googled how to uninstall aText and got nowhere. This confirms my suspicions and resolve to stay away from the Microsoft store. Thank you for the rescue.

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Reduce Repetitive Typing with This Free Text Expander 5 months 1 week ago rhiannon

If you downloaded it from the Microsoft store, here are directions for uninstalling apps from the Microsoft Store:
How To Uninstall Microsoft Store Apps

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Reduce Repetitive Typing with This Free Text Expander 5 months 1 week ago rhiannon

If you downloaded it from the Microsoft store, here are directions for uninstalling apps from the Microsoft Store:
How To Uninstall Microsoft Store Apps

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Reduce Repetitive Typing with This Free Text Expander 5 months 1 week ago Goomer

If you should find a way to uninstall this (aText) I'd sure like to hear about it. I'm now trying to get rid of it and it doesn't show up anywhere, but still wants to keep running.

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Reduce Repetitive Typing with This Free Text Expander 5 months 1 week ago swede

How do you remove aText. It does not show up in remove applications nor can I find it anywhere on my machine.

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Browse and Get Millions of Wallpapers and Ringtones For Your Device 5 months 1 week ago Jojo Yee Appreciated your comment wreckage. As of this review, there are free and premium items to choose from this app. The premium items are not free. view
Browse and Get Millions of Wallpapers and Ringtones For Your Device 5 months 1 week ago wreckage

As Pratomorone says above... No longer free and I no longer use.

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Best Free PC Games 5 months 1 week ago Sea Mac

No Trace of Duel Toys 2, The Black heart, or Super Cosplay War Ultra can be found ...

And the correct download link for Golden Axe Myth should be:

https://archive.org/download/Golden_Axe_Myth/Golden_Axe_Myth.7z

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Browse and Get Millions of Wallpapers and Ringtones For Your Device 5 months 1 week ago pratomorone

I used to use Zedge almost exclusively for ringtones and other sounds for my Android until they started charging for simple sounds.

Not any more. I have found, although with a good deal of searching, a number of sites that will give me the sounds I desire.

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Complete Guide to Open Source Privacy Tools and Online Safety 5 months 1 week ago Panzer There is a problem with that site: https://lemmy.ml/post/31433 view
Complete Guide to Open Source Privacy Tools and Online Safety 5 months 1 week ago Panzer You are welcome. view
Complete Guide to Open Source Privacy Tools and Online Safety 5 months 1 week ago rhiannon

Oddly enough I updated the link to that site in this article yesterday. :)

Finds of the Week: Privacy Tools / Learn to code for free / Graphics for DIY and crafts / Block Windows 10 Creator update | Gizmo's Freeware

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Complete Guide to Open Source Privacy Tools and Online Safety 5 months 1 week ago rhiannon

Good resources, thanks Panzer.

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Complete Guide to Open Source Privacy Tools and Online Safety 5 months 1 week ago irwanwr

that site is oddly very similar to this site; https://www.privacytools.io
which has been around for years.

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Complete Guide to Open Source Privacy Tools and Online Safety 5 months 2 weeks ago Panzer Top privacy tools, apps and services 2020: https://privacytoolslist.com/ Which search engine respects privacy: https://digdeeper.neocities.org/ghost/search.html More about privacy stuff you can get here: https://digdeeper.neocities.org/ Which browser respects privacy (a little bit outdated): https://spyware.neocities.org/articles/browsers.html view
Complete Guide to Open Source Privacy Tools and Online Safety 5 months 2 weeks ago rhiannon

You're very welcome. :-)

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Complete Guide to Open Source Privacy Tools and Online Safety 5 months 2 weeks ago eikelein

Ms. rhiannon,
again a BIG thank you for an excellent find!

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How to Disable the New Copy and Paste Feature in Edge 5 months 2 weeks ago rhiannon

Thanks for the details. What stayed with me was the volume of commentary that anyone should have to pay to use a browser. I was puzzled by it. If someone develops a program they can charge for it, or these days sell subscriptions to use it.

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Best Free Technical Support Sites 5 months 2 weeks ago muhannad

i created a open vpn on pf sense for a testing purpose give a solution for download exe file. export the certificate is not possible

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Free Windows Desktop Software Security List 5 months 2 weeks ago tom4455

The link for "Gizmo's Security Wizard" is no good. Get an "OOPs, This Page Cannot be Located."

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How to Disable the New Copy and Paste Feature in Edge 5 months 2 weeks ago Fairportfan

Not at first. And when it did start costing it was $35 for a lifetime license.

And it was the only truly standards-compliant browser at the time.

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How to Disable the New Copy and Paste Feature in Edge 5 months 2 weeks ago rhiannon

I remember when Opera first came out, didn't people have to pay to use it at one time? 

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How to Disable the New Copy and Paste Feature in Edge 5 months 2 weeks ago Fairportfan

Yeah, there's that.

But i haven't used an MS browser since i discovered Opera - back when it fit on a single floppy.

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How to Disable the New Copy and Paste Feature in Edge 5 months 2 weeks ago rhiannon

That may be an option for most people if they don't like or don't want to start using a product. If you work at an organization that allows only certain programs used on their computers, it's not an option. Might as well do what you can to make it work for you within those confines. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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How to Disable the New Copy and Paste Feature in Edge 5 months 2 weeks ago Fairportfan

Better method to avoid the problem:

Don't use Edge.

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MPC-HC 5 months 2 weeks ago goodbeauty

nice media players

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Best Free Remote Access Software 5 months 2 weeks ago ctwist

This requires Windows 10 Pro.

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Site Suggestions and Feedback 5 months 2 weeks ago rbt55

There is a problem in the Free Windows Desktop Software Security List - System Hardening and Protection section. I was looking for an antilogger and in the Key scrambling subsection when clicking on the "NextGen Antikeylogger (FF,IE,OB)" link it redirects to [sex site link removed]

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Site Suggestions and Feedback 5 months 2 weeks ago MidnightCowboy Many thanks for pointing this out. Unfortunately it does happen since there are hundreds of links to keep track of. This one has now been removed. MC - Site Manager. view
Wallpaper of the Week: Forest Snow 5 months 2 weeks ago rhiannon

You're very welcome. :-)

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Wallpaper of the Week: Forest Snow 5 months 2 weeks ago jiligahi

Very nice as always, many thanks

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Best Free PC Games 5 months 2 weeks ago George.J

Thanks, links fixed

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Best Free PC Games 5 months 2 weeks ago Sea Mac

Golden Axe myth is gone ...

so is Blue Lacuna.

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Wallpaper of the Week: Forest Snow 5 months 2 weeks ago rhiannon

My pleasure, and thank you for the kind words. :-)

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Wallpaper of the Week: Forest Snow 5 months 2 weeks ago rhiannon

You're welcome, I'm glad you like it. :-)

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Best Free Animated GIF Maker 5 months 2 weeks ago Shamim Shaikh

Woow that I looking for. Great article. It very easy. if anyone edit photo in online please check it out
Photo Editing Point

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Watch YouTube Videos Without Being Tracked by Google 5 months 2 weeks ago Panzer youtube-local is a browser-based client for watching Youtube anonymously and without the lag of the slow page used by Youtube: https://github.com/user234683/youtube-local view
Best Free Software for Linux 5 months 2 weeks ago Panzer youtube-local is a browser-based client for watching Youtube anonymously and without the lag of the slow page used by Youtube: https://github.com/user234683/youtube-local view
This Windows Font Creator is Free and Online 5 months 2 weeks ago Fairportfan

So i went there.

I created an account.

Nowhere did i see anything that resembled a way to create a font...

What am i missing?"

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Wallpaper of the Week: Forest Snow 5 months 2 weeks ago Sgluber

How beautiful is the nature... why some people look and see nothing? And so, give no value?
Thank you, rhiannon! For bring us the beauty and the great value... always! :-)

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Wallpaper of the Week: Forest Snow 5 months 2 weeks ago Rick Grunwald

Nice find. Thanks

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Best Free SMS App for Android 5 months 2 weeks ago steveorg

Did you look at the latest Messages app from Google? A separate app is needed for backup, but it supports the latest SMS standards and has a ton of other great features.

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An Introduction and a Quick Guide to Sandboxie 5 months 3 weeks ago TexasVet

Appreciate the feed back Mike C. I'm not going to assume that the Sandboxie/Firefox difficulty I'm having will be cured but I will try the newer version of Sandboxie.
Thanks again

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An Introduction and a Quick Guide to Sandboxie 5 months 3 weeks ago Mike C

I am currently using 5.43.6 64-bit with Win10. https://www.wilderssecurity.com/threads/sandboxie-technologies-sbie-open-source.428156/page-24#post-2956457 At about six blocks down you can see the different versions as stated at that time. There's a bunch of stuff going on; technically a bit difficult for me to deal with. Since I always keep an array of portable browsers handy, I just use whichever works with whatever version seems to be doing well at the moment. Firefox is always sort of my main goto. Bo Elam is shepherding one fork and David Xantos is doing another. I admit I've never tried the plus fork. Added bells and whistles are usually not for me. Hope this helps in some small way

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An Introduction and a Quick Guide to Sandboxie 5 months 3 weeks ago TexasVet

This article update shows 25 Nov 2020. Thanks and great article. The comments are pretty old but I'll post anyway.
Ive.been using Sandboxie 5.33.3 for some time on windows 10 and all has been ok until recently. With a recent Firefox update to v83 Sandboxie doesn't run with this error: "The procedure entry point ?CreateAndStoreEarlyBlankWindow@mozilla@@YAXPEAUHINSTANCE_@@@Z could not be located in the dynamic link library C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe.

From the comments below the real question is, where do I go to get the latest stable version of Sandboxie that works with Firefox and I guess Win10, tho' I don't see Win10 as part of my problem.

Thanks and happy Thanksgiving

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Best Free PC Games 5 months 3 weeks ago George.J

Little Fighter 2 requires MS VC 2005 SP1 to work, I will try it out in the coming days.

There's an open source version of Lugaru that I have updated in the links, will check out if it's fully free.

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Best Free PC Games 5 months 3 weeks ago George.J

I have updated the link for SORR. Let me check for the other two.

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Get This Full-Fledged Universal Email App for Free 5 months 3 weeks ago George.J

I like BlueMail and is probably one of the best email apps out there along with Edison mail. However, none of the free eMail apps gives me a good mobile view and I find myself regularly zooming in to view eMails as mail contents look extremely small in 1080p screen for 60% of eMails. Increasing font size doesn't help, most of the times I have to do it for individual eMails or if I keep it as universal font size it doesn't look good for most eMails. I feel that it's mostly because they utilize the webview of GMails or even Outlook and doesn't have a dedicated mobile view. So I'm stuck with one of the 2 commercial apps that gets mobile view right.

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Best Sites To Read Books Online Without Download or Registration 5 months 3 weeks ago MidnightCowboy Thanks for letting us know. I've taken out a total of 28 links which either return a 404 or where the link still exists but no longer has ebooks listed. MC - Site Manager. view
Best Free File or Disk Catalog Organizer 5 months 3 weeks ago spaarks

Is there a cataloguer specifically designed for music collections. MAC (MP3 Audio Collection) was great but no longer seems to work with large collections. When I last used it a couple of years ago it handled 120GB OK but now it just hangs after many hours. It was last updated in 2003, so the problem may be with current Windows versions.

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Get This Full-Fledged Universal Email App for Free 5 months 3 weeks ago not recognized

I've been using this for a few years. It's excellent except that support has lately fallen right off in quality: people answering questions you didn't ask and not answering the ones you did. Latest annoyance; an account stopped accessing server. Support didn't consider possibility of smtp settings changing. The problem existed for a few weeks and I only discovered it by accident on, in despair, deleting the account and reconfiguring it from scratch. The right settings had to be input manually even though the provider was on the list of auto-configure providers. Apropos of which that provider, disroot, seems to be getting dodgy too. Why arbitrarily, without notifiying people, change smtp settings. They're also currently blocked by microsoft to my intense irritation.

One other tiny bugbear about Bluemail- text doesn't reflow, so it can be quite hard reading mail.

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Best Sites To Read Books Online Without Download or Registration 5 months 3 weeks ago jrfreivalds

As of 11/20 MANY of these links are dead (generate 404 error message). Some good sites, but it's a lot to wade through to find them. Thanks for the effort in compiling the list--but removing dead links would make site more usable.

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Best Free PC Games 5 months 3 weeks ago George.J WHAT!! No way. These two are probably my top 5 games of all time. They are both critically acclaimed and a classic FPS that focuses a lot on story, humor and gameplay. Sadly, they are not as popular as they should be. I could possibly write a big review on these games if time permits. I will be updating this list soon to include these FPS in a category where story based freeware FPS are limited. view
Best Free PC Games 5 months 3 weeks ago Panzer No One Lives Forever 1 and 2 are free: http://nolfrevival.tk/ view
Best Free Software for Linux 5 months 3 weeks ago Panzer Douane - a personal firewall for Linux: https://douaneapp.com/ view
This Lightweight Image Viewer for Windows is Fast and Versatile 5 months 3 weeks ago rhiannon Nice features, it sure supports a bunch of formats.:) view
Best Free Software for Linux 5 months 3 weeks ago Panzer GamingOnLinux - 442 free Linux games: https://www.gamingonlinux.com/free-games/ view
This Lightweight Image Viewer for Windows is Fast and Versatile 5 months 3 weeks ago Australia

As always thanks Rhiannon for another great Windows freeware option. I like the Slideshow function
My preference is Universal Viewer, also reviewed on TechSupportAlert
- the advantages include a portable version, no reliance on NET Framework, and option to remove the menu bar and status bar

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Instantly Add Color to Black and White Photos with Image Colorizer 5 months 3 weeks ago rhiannon

That's wonderful! I was impressed by the results across a lot of subjects. Definitely a keeper.

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Instantly Add Color to Black and White Photos with Image Colorizer 5 months 4 weeks ago pvilan

Thanks! Excellent results. I made a few colorizations with very good results.
Peter

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LastPass Not Working in Firefox? It's Not Just You 5 months 4 weeks ago mysafuga

Should there be another persuasive post you can share next time, I’ll be surely waiting for it. facebook

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Reduce The Size Of Image Files 5 months 4 weeks ago Fairportfan

Years ago i had a tool that ran from the context menu, It ran on your machine, not online.

It did one thing and it did that very well - resize JPG files without significant quality loss.

I'm pretty sure i found it somewhere on this site; can't remember its name.

It used an image of {i think} a Hindu god for demo purposes.

Can anyone suggest what it was?

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Identify Fonts Online with These Free Tools 5 months 4 weeks ago rhiannon

That's the one that worked best for me too.

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Identify Fonts Online with These Free Tools 6 months 13 min ago Fairportfan

I had tried all of these except "What Font Is" - which seems the most flexible and has other free tools as well - like a webfont generator.

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Best Free Software for Linux 6 months 1 hour ago Panzer NxFilter is a light-weight DNS filter: http://www.nxfilter.org/ view

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