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Best Free Mega Web Browser 3 weeks 4 days ago Panzer Braver Browser - a non-profit community-maintained Brave browser without any adware or crypto tokens: https://github.com/braver-browser/braver-browser view
Best Free Software for Linux 3 weeks 4 days ago Panzer Braver Browser - a non-profit community-maintained Brave browser without any adware or crypto tokens: https://github.com/braver-browser/braver-browser view
'Find Album Info' Not Working In Windows Media Player? Try This 3 weeks 5 days ago rhiannon

I think it will stay that way, they don't include Windows Media Player in Windows 10.

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'Find Album Info' Not Working In Windows Media Player? Try This 3 weeks 5 days ago hmazuji

the bottom line

all this is a mute point as:
fai.music.metaservices.microsoft.com service down forever
see https://borncity.com/win/2019/07/01/fai-music-metaservices-microsoft-com-service-down-forever/

and
fai.music.metaservices.microsoft.com is down ... and is likely to stay that way
see https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/faimusicmetaservicesmicrosoftcom-is-down-and-is/a2f99b7a-90c8-4c4f-872e-3e0e9015a40d

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'Find Album Info' Not Working In Windows Media Player? Try This 3 weeks 5 days ago hmazuji

microsoft has taken down their media player metadata servers

see
fai.music.metaservices.microsoft.com is down ... and is likely to stay that way
Microsoft has decided to discontinue providing metadata for Windows Media Player and Windows Media Center for Windows 7 and 8.1

https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/faimusicmetaservicesmicrosoftcom-is-down-and-is/a2f99b7a-90c8-4c4f-872e-3e0e9015a40d

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Best Free Torrent Search Engines 3 weeks 6 days ago fwong

Nice webistes ! Recommend the other magnet links search webiste https://bthub.site always working normal and unblocked

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Best Free Software for Linux 4 weeks 8 hours ago Panzer Juggernaut - end-to-end encrypted, onion routed, censorship-resistant, peer-to-peer messaging and payments: https://www.getjuggernaut.com/ view
Best Free Software for Linux 4 weeks 14 hours ago Panzer "... LARBS is an efficient shell script that will install a fully-featured tiling window manager-based system on any Arch Linux-based system, without any of the routine of manual post-install processes and configuration ...": https://larbs.xyz/ view
Gmail Can Now Hide Google Meet from Sidebar 4 weeks 1 day ago rhiannon

Great. :)

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Search For A Specific Word Or Phrase On Your Entire PC 4 weeks 1 day ago Mansoor Mazhar

Wow, I can say this is another extraordinary article obviously of this blog. Bookmarked this webpage....

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Gmail Can Now Hide Google Meet from Sidebar 1 month 5 hours ago gizmofan1248

Worked fine here (no meet or chat).
Thanks!

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'Find Album Info' Not Working In Windows Media Player? Try This 1 month 7 hours ago rhiannon

I don't know what to tell you about reverse look up of the address. In a browser it resolves to an invalid URL. If used as directed it resolves and issue with Windows Media Player.
The URL akamaitechnologies.com returns a server IP address could not be found message. If there's something in the information or the article that makes you uncomfortable or you feel is dangerous, don't use the information. In any case, Akamai underlies a good percentage (15% to 30%) of all web traffic.

As to the game server not working, Microsoft shut down their Internet Games server (Windows XP, ME, 7) on January 22, 2020.
Farewell to Microsoft Internet Games on Windows XP, Windows ME, and Windows 7
 

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'Find Album Info' Not Working In Windows Media Player? Try This 1 month 8 hours ago hmazuji

as many people have commented, it's too bad there's no paste for images so we can include screenshots, but let's try this:
C:\Users\hmazuji>nslookup 2.18.213.82

Name: a2-18-213-82.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com
Address: 2.18.213.82

the ip address is a redirect to akamaitechnologies
==============================================
as for internet backgammon and spades, i am referring to
win 7 games, and microsoft taking their game server offline,
so, in this case, yes, i would like to find out if anyone else
is able to host the m.s. games server

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Gmail Can Now Hide Google Meet from Sidebar 1 month 8 hours ago rhiannon

You're very welcome. :)

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'Find Album Info' Not Working In Windows Media Player? Try This 1 month 8 hours ago rhiannon

This the address in the article:
2.18.213.82 redir.metaservices.microsoft.com

I'm not sure what problem you're referencing with internet backgammon and spades.

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This Site Is a One Stop Destination for Most of Your Calendar Needs 1 month 9 hours ago rhiannon

They have some good calendars there.

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Gmail Can Now Hide Google Meet from Sidebar 1 month 10 hours ago zachw

This was SO annoying. Thanks!

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'Find Album Info' Not Working In Windows Media Player? Try This 1 month 10 hours ago hmazuji

this looks suspect
a reverse address lookup for 2.18.213.82
results in
akamaitechnologies.com

so i feel like either this article is not current, or there's something you're not telling us
btw, if you can find a third party redirect to fix the problem with internet backgammon and spades, i'd be interested in hearing about it

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Free eBooks And Audiobooks To Read Online Or Download 1 month 14 hours ago dineshkumar

I love these Links..... https://www.computertutorialslive.com/introduction-of-computer/

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Best Free Children's eBooks Online 1 month 14 hours ago dineshkumar

If you are looking for the best E-Book of Computer Knowledge for your kids then visit to this link. https://www.computertutorialslive.com/introduction-of-computer/

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Best Free Software for Mac OS 1 month 1 day ago DonaldHoover

Another interesting article about SEO audit.
She liked me instantly. The content is quality and proven.
https://www.seoquake.com/blog/technical-seo-audit/

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This Site Is a One Stop Destination for Most of Your Calendar Needs 1 month 2 days ago houndsy

Also worth a look is https://www.calendarpedia.co.uk/

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Best Free Software for Mac OS 1 month 2 days ago wapipiv369

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This Site Is a One Stop Destination for Most of Your Calendar Needs 1 month 2 days ago wapipiv369

I'am made $84, 8254 so far this year working online and I'm a full time student. Im using an online business. Here what I do,.for more information simply open this link thank you.......www.money87.com 

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Wallpaper of the Week Dark Blue Aurora Horizon 1 month 4 days ago rhiannon

That black really makes the colors pop on the butterfly, nice. :)

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Definitive Guide to Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts 1 month 4 days ago rhiannon

You're so welcome. Keyboard shortcuts make things so much faster. :)

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Best Free Notes Organizer 1 month 4 days ago The Saint

Very interesting article.
I used Evernote but which over time became too complicated and limited in free version, then I switched to Simplenote which is very simple as the name suggests. The problem is that he sometimes loses information ... I also had corrupted files.
So I'm looking for new solutions. I am currently testing TreeNoote (https://treenoote.com). It’s pretty cool !
Full-text Search, Password Protection, Rich Text Editor...

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Wallpaper of the Week Dark Blue Aurora Horizon 1 month 5 days ago budchekov

Aah, It does have solid backgrounds,,, :)

https://img9.uploadhouse.com/fileuploads/28450/28450869710c7f3aa40bb0da63b21eddec25334e.png

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Definitive Guide to Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts 1 month 5 days ago pvilan

Thanks again rhiannon!
Very, very useful for us, windows users.
Peter

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Wallpaper of the Week Dark Blue Aurora Horizon 1 month 6 days ago rhiannon

I did recommend that, and that's great you managed a night sky. :)

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Wallpaper of the Week Dark Blue Aurora Horizon 1 month 6 days ago budchekov

Rhiannon I think you recommended this?? https://www.remove.bg/

I managed a night sky in the background..

@ Another great Northern Lights.

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Wallpaper of the Week Dark Blue Aurora Horizon 1 month 6 days ago rhiannon

I think so too. I prefer darker backgrounds for wallpapers so desktop icons are easier to see.

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Best Free Android Apps - Updated 2020 1 month 1 week ago Panzer personalDNSfilter is a DNS filter proxy written in pure Java. It hooks into the domain name (DNS) resolution and returns the loopback address for filtered hosts: https://zenz-solutions.de/personaldnsfilter/ "... Block This 3.1 is a FREE and Open Source ad blocker for Android that works in all apps and browsers! It provides the additional benefits of malware protection, increased browsing speed and reduction of mobile data traffic ...": https://block-this.com/ WebShuttle - Privacy & Security Browser: https://www.iwebshuttle.com/ view
Gmail Can Now Hide Google Meet from Sidebar 1 month 1 week ago rhiannon

You're welcome. It should be rolled out to all by early to mid-June, if what I'm seeing is correct.

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Gmail Can Now Hide Google Meet from Sidebar 1 month 1 week ago rolandflorida

I checked the account with no "hide meet" option yesterday and today it is there.
Again thanks for this info. One less annoyance.

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Wallpaper of the Week Dark Blue Aurora Horizon 1 month 1 week ago danielson

Would like to have a darker, maybe blue background instead of white.
Don't play with graphics much, but it shouldn't be that hard.

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Google Graveyard: A Complete List of Every Product Google Has Killed 1 month 1 week ago kathrinjohn

Google and Amazon both are on a mission to drain out the resources of other big tech giants. Torrent is also among the largest search engine but in a different domain. Extratorrent site also faced the same circumstances and here is how you can access the original site using extratorrents proxy.

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Send Large Files Securely on the Web or Android Without the Need to Sign In 1 month 1 week ago Panzer Use this: ShareDrop is a free app that allows you to easily and securely share files directly between devices without having to upload them to any server first: https://www.sharedrop.io view
Best Free Software for Linux 1 month 1 week ago Panzer Dappy - ultra secure decentralized web browser: https://dappy.tech view
Wallpaper of the Week Dark Blue Aurora Horizon 1 month 1 week ago rhiannon

That butterfly is beautiful, I downloaded it.

I'm glad you like the wallpaper. :)

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Gmail Can Now Hide Google Meet from Sidebar 1 month 1 week ago rhiannon

It hasn't rolled out to my gmail account either as of today, they said it would take a few weeks to get to everyone. Turning chat off leaves Meet options in the left sidebar. It hid the large notification that was blocking part of the screen.

Hmmm that's interesting. I logged into Gmail just now, I went from the Inbox to Settings, no Chat and Meet. Went back to the Inbox, went back to Settings, and Chat and Meet is now there.

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Gmail Can Now Hide Google Meet from Sidebar 1 month 1 week ago rolandflorida

This worked for one of my gmail accounts as the option to "hide meet" was there.

My other account did not have that option and choosing "Chat off" did not remove the Meet option on the sidebar.

Thanks for the info. I got halfway there anyways.

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Send Large Files Securely on the Web or Android Without the Need to Sign In 1 month 1 week ago gizmofan1248

Very useful. Thank you!

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Send Large Files Securely on the Web or Android Without the Need to Sign In 1 month 1 week ago Goomer

Very timely. I'd been searching for something like this and pretty much got zip. Haven't tried it yet, but looks to be exactly what I wanted. Thank you.

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Wallpaper of the Week Dark Blue Aurora Horizon 1 month 1 week ago danielson

Right up my alley Rhiannon!
Stumbled on this colorful butterfly there:
https://www.wallpaperflare.com/red-yellow-orange-and-blue-butterfly-digital-wallpaper-digital-art-wallpaper-hnyhj

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Best Free Antivirus Software 1 month 1 week ago phoneguy

I am running Window 7 on some of my machines. Obviously I only want to use free alternatives at this time since my main OSs are Windows 8.1 and Linux. I found that Defender is still updated on 7 but it is not an Antivirus solution. Antivirus is still needed. As of May of 2020 I found that Avast has added quite a few nag screens as well as making my 7 machine take an extra 3 to 4 minutes to boot up. I will update if I find an alternate program that is more friendly for Win 7.

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Best Free Software for Mac OS 1 month 1 week ago BobML

great apps I didn't know about. thanks. Here are some more great apps I think you should mention in your article https://nektony.com/blog/top-10-best-free-utilities-for-mac

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20 Ways To Fix the Windows Blue Screen of Death 1 month 1 week ago rhiannon

Yes, good addition and one I use as well.

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Wallpaper of the Week: Foggy Forest, Pinerolo, Italy 1 month 1 week ago rhiannon

I'm so glad you like it. :)

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Wallpaper of the Week: Foggy Forest, Pinerolo, Italy 1 month 1 week ago AlanWade

Love the Italian forest wall, will compliment any desktop!

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20 Ways To Fix the Windows Blue Screen of Death 1 month 1 week ago Jerry Rhino

Remember chkdsk /f . If you don't mind the time chkdsk /r. I always run sfc and chkdsk whenever I work on anyone's computer.

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Best Free Software for Linux 1 month 1 week ago Panzer playx - search and play any song from terminal: https://github.com/NISH1001/playx view
Get a New Bing Wallpaper Every Day on Android and Windows 10 1 month 2 weeks ago rhiannon

You're very welcome. :)

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Best Free Non-Adobe PDF Reader 1 month 2 weeks ago Warwick T

I just came across STDU Viewer which has all the features you could want in a lightweight PDF viewer, even though it is some years since a new version has been published. Unfortunately at the time of writing, the installer links on the developer's website (http://www.stdutility.com) point to an old version (1.6.361) which has a bug. The latest version (1.6.375) is available in portable form on the developer's website. The installer can be found at https://www.softpedia.com/get/Office-tools/Other-Office-Tools/STDU-Viewer.shtml

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Get a New Bing Wallpaper Every Day on Android and Windows 10 1 month 2 weeks ago Sgluber

Nice tip: thank you, rhiannon! :-)

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Get a New Bing Wallpaper Every Day on Android and Windows 10 1 month 2 weeks ago jcoates23

They are the same. But, for some reason, the bing image sometimes won't change on android. An information box states the image is copyright protected and cannot be used as wallpaper. It then keeps the previous days image.

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Get a New Bing Wallpaper Every Day on Android and Windows 10 1 month 2 weeks ago astral_cyborg

Check out BingSnap. What's your opinion?

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Free Windows Desktop Software Security List 1 month 2 weeks ago ako

I could not find enough information on this. 

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Free Computer & Internet eBooks Online 1 month 2 weeks ago tutlane

Good list of resources to learn. Even the following tutorials site also very helpful to learn programming online.

https://www.tutlane.com

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Zoner Photo Studio Free 1 month 2 weeks ago spaarks

Quite 'clunky' to use and hard to find the "free" version. Too many functions missing in "Free" version. Too much pressure to move to the paid version.
I think this one should be taken off the list altogether.

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Wallpaper of the Week: Foggy Forest, Pinerolo, Italy 1 month 2 weeks ago rhiannon

I'm glad you like it. :)

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Wallpaper of the Week: Foggy Forest, Pinerolo, Italy 1 month 2 weeks ago jiligahi

Nice, many thanks. always enjoy these finds

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Best Free Program Uninstaller 1 month 2 weeks ago seeker108

There's a new kid on the block called Bulk Crap Uninstaller (in short BCUninstaller or BCU). Any comments/reviews on that? It's totally free and can be found at: https://www.bcuninstaller.com/
I can't remember whether it's okay to include the link to free software, so pardon me if that's a no-no.

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Best Free Parental Filter 1 month 2 weeks ago anjasalt

I know several tools from the list, but I can see there's no mspy mentioned here, why?
Hear a lot about this app and even considering trying it myself. Seems like a relevant parental control tool these days, doesn't it?
https://www.mspy.com/parental-control.html

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Stuck at home? This list can make being inside easier 1 month 2 weeks ago anjasalt

thank you for this list and all the suggestions..
I think, I start being accustomed to the isolation exactly when it's coming to an end.
But, the platforms you
ve mentioned are interesting and useful anyway ~

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Download 'Troubleshooting and Maintaining Your PC All-in-One For Dummies' Ebook Free For A Limited Time 1 month 2 weeks ago Pushmataha

I've used HOME, SELF, Private, among others.

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Microsoft Brings PowerToys to Windows 10 1 month 2 weeks ago Sturgeon General

Firefox Send is awesome. Here's the link...
https://send.firefox.com/

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Free Windows Desktop Software Security List 1 month 2 weeks ago Panzer Ask.Moe is a non-profit, open source, privacy focused search engine: https://ask.moe/ view
Get a New Bing Wallpaper Every Day on Android and Windows 10 1 month 2 weeks ago rhiannon

Thank for letting me know, I've revised the article.

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Best Free Software for Linux 1 month 2 weeks ago Panzer Flatseal is a graphical utility to review and modify basic permissions from your Flatpak applications: https://github.com/tchx84/Flatseal/blob/master/README.md view
Free Windows Desktop Software Security List 1 month 2 weeks ago Panzer Me too, actually: https://www.theverge.com/2020/1/14/21065640/verizon-onesearch-privacy-tr... Better to stay away from that one. Looks like some other search engines are also shady: https://dev.lemmy.ml/post/31321 https://dev.lemmy.ml/post/31487 view
Free Windows Desktop Software Security List 1 month 2 weeks ago ako

I find this questionable.

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Free Windows Desktop Software Security List 1 month 2 weeks ago ako

ok

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Free Windows Desktop Software Security List 1 month 2 weeks ago ako

ok

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Free Windows Desktop Software Security List 1 month 2 weeks ago ako

ok

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Free Windows Desktop Software Security List 1 month 2 weeks ago ako

This seems ok.

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Get a New Bing Wallpaper Every Day on Android and Windows 10 1 month 2 weeks ago mjt328

Just checked and the Android app is not available in Canada.

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Free Windows Desktop Software Security List 1 month 2 weeks ago Panzer Infinity Search is a privacy search engine: https://infinitysearch.co view
Best Free Search Engine 1 month 2 weeks ago Panzer Whoogle Search - get Google search results, but without any ads, javascript, AMP links, cookies, or IP address tracking: https://github.com/benbusby/whoogle-search view
Best Free Search Engine 1 month 2 weeks ago Panzer Infinity Search is a privacy search engine: https://infinitysearch.co view
Microsoft Brings PowerToys to Windows 10 1 month 3 weeks ago rhiannon

As budchekov mentioned, the current version from the developer can be downloaded here: https://www.bricelam.net/ImageResizer/.

The link to GitHub is to the download page. There's a box at the top of the page with the Release version in blue. Under the blue Release version is a link to download Powertoys, it has an msi extension. It's very easy to see. I linked there so that no one has look at anything on Github other than where the download link is.

If that doesn't work for you, you can download it and and then upload it to a file service like Firefox Send. Send them the link so they can download it from there. The file can be downloaded by anyone who has the link. There are other services to share large files, Firefox Send is the one I use. You can use any browser to download the file. Firefox is not required.

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Best Free Software for Mac OS 1 month 3 weeks ago robertjones8998

https://www.sync-mac.com/sync-android-phones.html

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Best Free Software for Mac OS 1 month 3 weeks ago robertjones8998

sync iPhone to Mac

https://www.sync-mac.com/sync-ios-for-mac.html

Best android file transfer software for mac

https://www.sync-mac.com/best-android-file-transfer-software-for-mac.html

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Best Free PDF Tools 1 month 3 weeks ago robertjones8998

SyncMate: https://www.sync-mac.com/sync-ios-for-mac.html - sync iPhone to Mac

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Get a New Bing Wallpaper Every Day on Android and Windows 10 1 month 3 weeks ago balaji.ramanathan

I use the Microsoft launcher on my Android smartphone, and that launcher has a feature of presenting a new wallpaper every day. I guess the Bing wallpapers app will allow me to rotate wallpapers every day even if I choose not to use the MS launcher (thought I find the launcher a great combination of feature-richness and simplicity). Does anybody know whether the Bing wallpapers are the same as the daily wallpapers on the launcher? Do they pull from a common pool of pictures or are they completely different?

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Microsoft Brings PowerToys to Windows 10 1 month 3 weeks ago StillAddictedtoMyH

Is there a way to add the PowerToys to a Win10 system other than going to Github?

I'd like to recommend it for my beloved ImageResizer to my in-laws who keep sending us 25+ MG images. But I can see them thinking that Github isn't a respectable source (sorry, but it's VERY geeky!).

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Microsoft Brings PowerToys to Windows 10 1 month 3 weeks ago rhiannon

I haven't had any issues with it. I'm glad it's auto updating.

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Microsoft Brings PowerToys to Windows 10 1 month 3 weeks ago rhiannon

Sorry to hear that, I wonder what caused it.

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Microsoft Brings PowerToys to Windows 10 1 month 3 weeks ago lewiek

Downloaded this 2 weeks ago and it really messed up my system. All screen icon lost their names completely. After several restarts some of the names came back but not all. Tried to uninstall via control panel. Finally used "Settings/Apps and Features/Uninstall" to get rid of it. Windows 10 v. 1909 April Update

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Microsoft Brings PowerToys to Windows 10 1 month 3 weeks ago kunkel321

I've been using this for a while. It's pretty cool. Easy on resources and hasn't caused any problems. Mostly I just use the shortcuts guide.

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Microsoft Brings PowerToys to Windows 10 1 month 3 weeks ago budchekov

I think so, the last version before MS, the Power Tool download at his site is 0.17.0,(latest) and handing it over to MS looks legit,, WFM fine, I don't need the whole package, already have Process Explorer, the only one I wish they would is improve is Desktops..even though Win 10 sorta has that.

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Microsoft Brings PowerToys to Windows 10 1 month 3 weeks ago rhiannon

Thanks! Is that the same program? Their description says it's based on his program. Either way it's a good program.

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Microsoft Brings PowerToys to Windows 10 1 month 3 weeks ago rhiannon

If I may clarify with you what's not downloading. Are you clicking on the link at the bottom of the current release box that's titles PowerToysSetup-0.17.0-x64.msi? I've attached a screen shot of the link. It's working for me now, if it doesn't work for you then all I can suggest is trying an earlier version.

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Best Free Software for Linux 1 month 3 weeks ago Panzer Tartube is a GUI front-end for youtube-dl: https://github.com/axcore/tartube view
Microsoft Brings PowerToys to Windows 10 1 month 3 weeks ago budchekov

If one doesn't want the whole PT package the excellent Image Resizer can be downloaded here....

https://www.bricelam.net/ImageResizer/

WFM on in10 latest...

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Microsoft Brings PowerToys to Windows 10 1 month 3 weeks ago Richard Steinitz

Won't download!

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This Commercial File Manager for Windows is Now Freeware 1 month 3 weeks ago rhiannon

Hmmm I wonder why that happened. I'm sorry it doesn't work for you any more.

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This Commercial File Manager for Windows is Now Freeware 1 month 3 weeks ago emphyrio

I was a big fan of Altap Salamander. But for the last years, it doesn't seem to browse Windows network shares anymore. It just simply doesn't work. So it's of very little use to me now.

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