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Best Free Software for Linux 11 months 4 days ago Panzer "... Instantly translate between over 90 languages with Translatium...": https://translatiumapp.com view
Best Free Software for Linux 11 months 4 days ago Panzer "... Crusta is a feature rich, modern web-browser, based on powerful Qt5 framework...": https://github.com/Crusta/CrustaBrowser Sielo - an open source browser made with Qt and WebEngine: https://github.com/SieloBrowser/sielo-legacy view
Best Free Mega Web Browser 11 months 4 days ago Panzer "... Crusta is a feature rich, modern web-browser, based on powerful Qt5 framework...": https://github.com/Crusta/CrustaBrowser Sielo - an open source browser made with Qt and WebEngine: https://github.com/SieloBrowser/sielo-legacy view
Best Free Image Viewer for Android 11 months 3 days ago cranbra

check out my gallery too
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.cranbra.gallery.pro

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Easily Download YouTube Videos With This Free Program for Windows 11 months 2 days ago ladyrobina

Thanks Rhiannon. You do find some great freebies.

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How to Get More Google Search Results per Page 11 months 2 days ago mchldpy

Thanks for the "&num=X". I dislike going to preferences.
I've never noticed a slowdown when on a 100mb/s or higher connection

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How to Get More Google Search Results per Page 11 months 2 days ago rltidd27

only thing in settings on my chrome is search engine. No options for results. I am signed into google.

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How to Get More Google Search Results per Page 11 months 2 days ago rltidd27

Sorry, I was looking in the incorrect space, found it

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How To Stop Desktop Icons from Rearranging in Windows 11 months 2 days ago mchldpy

thanks for the answer. At the website I couldn't find any documentation but I found one question about program, unanswered since 2018.
I've got a Donation Coder serial number but seldom remember to go by there.

thanks again,
michael

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How to Get More Google Search Results per Page 11 months 2 days ago McHack

The settings Gizmo is referring to are located on the bottom right-hand side of the screen, not the vertical ... on the upper right-hand side. I hit the same snag. See https://support.google.com/chrome/thread/4861515?hl=en :)

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Best Free File Manager 11 months 1 day ago humpty

The best free graphical fm for Windows 10 is Aerize Explorer which is in MS Store. I will say that Linux fm's are better than the ones available for Win 10.

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How to Get More Google Search Results per Page 11 months 1 day ago rhiannon

I'm glad you like it. :)

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How To Stop Desktop Icons from Rearranging in Windows 11 months 1 day ago rhiannon

You're welcome.

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How to Get More Google Search Results per Page 11 months 1 day ago rhiannon Great I'm happy you found it. view
How to Get More Google Search Results per Page 11 months 1 day ago rhiannon

Thanks for that. I didn't specify where the settings are because sometimes in Firefox they are not in the lower right part of the window. No idea why but I didn't want to specify something that in my experience isn't always in the same place in all browsers. :)

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Easily Download YouTube Videos With This Free Program for Windows 11 months 1 day ago rhiannon

You're more that welcome, and thank you for the kind words.

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Where to Download Offline Installers for Firefox and Chrome 10 months 4 weeks ago mchldpy

at rhiannon,
Thanks for the Chrome info.
Firefox is pulling off of the https://ftp.mozilla.org/ website.
Anything made by Mozilla, from the first version to the latest version, all flavors (Win, Linux, Mac, x32 and x64) all the Languages, offline and online (stub) installers. Most of the (older) versions have a 2015 date as a " last date modified" but I think that's when they were added to the FTP list and version 42 on up have the Public Release Date as the last modified date.
Hope that made sense.

thanks again,
michael

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Extract Text from Images, Videos and PDF's with This Browser Add-On 10 months 4 weeks ago Aninnymous

Trace has this url on it's domain block list as of this message posting date.
PS Trace seems to work without any problems cropping up in the past 2 months in both mozilla and chromium browsers (WaterFox, Brave)

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Extract Text from Images, Videos and PDF's with This Browser Add-On 10 months 4 weeks ago rhiannon

Would you mind giving me the URL Trace has on its block list?
Both links go to their respective add-on/extensions at Mozilla Add-ons and the Chrome web store.

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Extract Text from Images, Videos and PDF's with This Browser Add-On 10 months 4 weeks ago Aninnymous

PS Trace Version 2.4.2 default settings

Hope that's all you need. I just cancelled the install process so the extension never completed the installation process and does not appear in the installed extension list.

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Extract Text from Images, Videos and PDF's with This Browser Add-On 10 months 4 weeks ago Aninnymous

Win10 Home v 1903 ASUS bog standard laptop i5-8250U
Brave Version 1.0.1 Chromium: 78.0.3904.108 (Official Build) (64-bit)

upon extension installation and adding required permission popup the below page appeared:

Trace Blocked this URL
Blocked because the Top Level Domain (e.g. .com, .au, .org) matched the blocklist
https://ocr.space/copyfish/welcome?b=chrome

Three trace whitelist options are:
https://ocr.space/*
https://ocr.space/copyfish/welcome?b=chrome
*ocr.space*

Why am I seeing this page? Your browser was navigated to a URL that matched Trace's blocked list, the exact reason will be highlighted above.
What will adding this site to the whitelist do? Your browser was navigated to a URL that matched Trace's blocked list, the exact reason will be highlighted above.

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Easily Download YouTube Videos With This Free Program for Windows 10 months 4 weeks ago jtshea

Got the following from Malwarebytes: Website blocked due to a suspicious download
Download blocked from: notmp3.com

Malwarebytes Browser Guard blocked this website because it may contain scam activity.

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Extract Text from Images, Videos and PDF's with This Browser Add-On 10 months 4 weeks ago rhiannon

Thank you. I'm not sure what Trace is picking up on, the only thing I can  see is the URL for ocr.space is listed on both sites.
It's probably a false positive, the add-on has been around since 2017 and I'm not seeing any issues on the add-on pages for Chrome or Firefox. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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Extract Text from Images, Videos and PDF's with This Browser Add-On 10 months 4 weeks ago Aninnymous

The popup permission panel looked not quite right to me but I don't do browser coding. I did not bother to investigate since I use other software and only wished to compare it. I was happy to pass on the install. There may be something to Holy Roller's post {shrugs} and I DO Cut and Paste passwords from time to time.

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Use Two-Factor Authentication To Enhance Your Account Security 10 months 3 weeks ago snakyjake

What about Yubikey?
What about key files?
What about USB keys formatted to be some sort of hardware key?

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Extract Text from Images, Videos and PDF's with This Browser Add-On 10 months 3 weeks ago rhiannon

The permission panel in Firefox looked normal to me. I've just finished a clean install of Firefox and I've been seeing a lot of permission panels reinstalling add-ons. </sigh>

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Test Web Pages Across Multiple Browsers and Operating Systems for Free 10 months 3 weeks ago Rick Grunwald

This is officially NEAT
Thanks!!!

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Test Web Pages Across Multiple Browsers and Operating Systems for Free 10 months 3 weeks ago rhiannon

Lol you're welcome. :)

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Best Free Online Applications 10 months 3 weeks ago Bepanah Pyar

Great article! We are linking to this great content on our site. Keep up the good writing.
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Best Free Online Applications 10 months 3 weeks ago Bepanah Pyar

Bepanah Pyar

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This Mobile Browser Offers You A Free Unlimited VPN With Maximum Privacy and Security 10 months 3 weeks ago Fairportfan

I might try this, just to see if Netflix will let me access their site using it.

I have to deactivate my VPN on my desktop PC to access Netflix.

Originally i thought that it was just because the VPN was identifying me as coming from a country where Netflix is not available - it turns out that even if the VPN is saying i'm coming from my actual hometown in the US i can't connect to Netflix until i deactivate it.

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Best Free High Dynamic Range (HDR) Software 10 months 3 weeks ago Fairportfan

One reason that i resisted digital for so long - bought my first DSLR in 2011, bought my first SLR in 1969 - was the simple fact that film {while limited in comparison to the human eye} had {and still has, really} a dynamic range and resolution greater than any but the most expensive digital gear out there.

I note that even some consumer-level DSLRs have reached the point where, in many cases. it is the lens, rather than the sensor, that limits performance.

I really like my Nikon 5300...

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Is 2018 the Year the Internet Finally Died? 10 months 3 weeks ago Fairportfan

"Is 2018 the Year the Internet Finally Died?"

Given that it will be 2020 in 32 days and i'm posting this via the internet... i think we have the answer.

{Please note the attached ISO 9235 International Smartass Signifier glyph...}

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Fusion 10 months 3 weeks ago Fairportfan

The link given is dead.

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Fusion 10 months 3 weeks ago MidnightCowboy Thank you for letting us know. The download link has now been updated. MC - Site Manager. view
Test Web Pages Across Multiple Browsers and Operating Systems for Free 10 months 3 weeks ago tarstarkas27

Try out this site for testing Microsoft Edge for free: https://www.browserstack.com

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Where to Download Offline Installers for Firefox and Chrome 10 months 3 weeks ago rhiannon

I hadn't heard they were making any changes to the ftp site, thanks for mentioning it.

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CDCheck 10 months 3 weeks ago FJ FIGUERO

Thanks for your cooperaton.

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Use Two-Factor Authentication To Enhance Your Account Security 10 months 3 weeks ago rogerms

It is important to use 2FA when possible. I'd suggest using Authy instead of Google Authenticator though. It allows synchronization with Authy on other devices, secured by a password. Most importantly, it makes it easy to setup the authenticator on a new device, no need to update all of the accounts where it is used. And yes, make sure that password is strong and protected.

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How To Stop "This Website Uses Cookies" Notice Pop Up In Your Browser 10 months 3 weeks ago testguy

There's still a good way to avoid annoying banners and at the same time comply with the law. Not applicable to all the services of course, but may be a good solution for visitors tracking and analytics for example: https://about.xroom.app/en/privacy

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Wallpaper of the Week: Green Forest Reflection 10 months 3 weeks ago Rick Grunwald

Thanks!

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Wallpaper of the Week: Green Forest Reflection 10 months 3 weeks ago rhiannon

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

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How to Schedule or Delay Sending Email Messages 10 months 2 weeks ago Rick Grunwald

If you use Thunderbird, there is an add-on called Send Later that lets you schedule an unlimited number of emails. You might want to install the Send Later button which is separate, while you're at it

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Free Windows Desktop Software Security List 10 months 2 weeks ago footpatrol

Are there any legitimate good free "disposable phone number sites"?
Please add to list.

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CD Recovery Toolbox 10 months 2 weeks ago blondamps

NOT mentioned in the description is that this software doesn't recover audio from CDs; it might be worth including that piece of information.

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How to Stop Windows 10 from Saving JPGs as JFIFs 10 months 2 weeks ago Rick Grunwald

The registry hack is easy Thank you!

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How to Schedule or Delay Sending Email Messages 10 months 2 weeks ago rhiannon

Thanks for the tip, that looks very handy. :)

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How to Stop Windows 10 from Saving JPGs as JFIFs 10 months 2 weeks ago rhiannon

I'm glad you thought so, I tried to make it easy to follow. It's one of those things that's easy to do but takes a long time to explain. I'm happy to save images as jpgs again.

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Wallpaper of the Week: Green Forest Reflection 10 months 2 weeks ago danielson

Spotted this one of the solar system via a thread at DonationCoder forum:
https://www.koreus.com/image/salar-uyuni-etoile.html

Pretty spiffy!

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How to Stop Windows 10 from Saving JPGs as JFIFs 10 months 2 weeks ago mchldpy

at rhiannon,
I am glad to see you made a .reg file to handle this. That's probably the safest and easiest way for the majority to fix this.
Just to be sure -
the last line has 4 quotation marks, beginning, end and surrounding the equal sign?

thank you for your work

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How to Stop Windows 10 from Saving JPGs as JFIFs 10 months 2 weeks ago Hopalong

Thanks Riannon. Appreciate your time, expertise and patience.

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How to Stop Windows 10 from Saving JPGs as JFIFs 10 months 2 weeks ago rhiannon

That's correct. This is the complete content of my reg file:

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\MIME\Database\Content Type\image/jpeg]
"Extension"=".jpg"

I like reg files, once they are created they are so much easier to work with. I have a handful I use often.

Thank you for your very kind words. :)

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How to Stop Windows 10 from Saving JPGs as JFIFs 10 months 2 weeks ago rhiannon

You're very welcome. :) Thank you for the kind words.

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Free Windows Desktop Software Security List 10 months 2 weeks ago ako

Such data is outside of scope of this list.

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How to Schedule or Delay Sending Email Messages 10 months 2 weeks ago zachw

Another +1 for Send Later for Thunderbird.

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Free Windows Desktop Software Security List 10 months 2 weeks ago footpatrol

Would this be categorized under another list? Any good place to look? Thanks.

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Wallpaper of the Week: Green Forest Reflection 10 months 2 weeks ago rhiannon

Nice! I grabbed a few of those. Thank you.

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How to Add a Drive to the Windows 10 Taskbar 10 months 2 weeks ago Rick Grunwald

That is a great tip!
Thanks

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How to Add a Drive to the Windows 10 Taskbar 10 months 2 weeks ago BobT55

Even easier - Right click on taskbar, select toolbars / new toolbar. Navigate to the drive you want and click select folder. Drive is now available on right side of the taskbar. Even better - You can also create a folder anywhere on a drive, fill it with your favorite shortcuts, including drives/folders/apps, and select that folder for the new toolbar and you get a convenient access to all your favorites!

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Wallpaper of the Week: Green Forest Reflection 10 months 2 weeks ago danielson

My pleasure!

Appreciate yours too! ;)

Some more than others.
I'm not too fussy on abstract art, but there the occasional, exceptional ones.

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Wallpaper of the Week: Green Forest Reflection 10 months 2 weeks ago rhiannon

Yep some more than others. :)
I try to choose ones that most people might like.
Some I like, others not so much.  ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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How to Add a Drive to the Windows 10 Taskbar 10 months 2 weeks ago rhiannon

Thank you, I'm happy you like it. :)

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How to Add a Drive to the Windows 10 Taskbar 10 months 2 weeks ago rhiannon

That's another great way to customize the toolbar, thanks for the tip.

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Best Free OCR Software 10 months 2 weeks ago psnttp

Please have a look at OCRvision. OCRvision is a PDF OCR software. It can convert scanned PDF in a folder to searchable PDF automatically. YOu can download the OCR software for free from www.ocrvision.com

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Free Windows Desktop Software Security List 10 months 2 weeks ago ako

I have no expertise on this. By googling you will find many canditates. Please do your  due diligance and inform us on your findings.

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How to Add a Drive to the Windows 10 Taskbar 10 months 2 weeks ago Vasi

That's easier, indeed. But it seems you cannot choose an icon for that (even the yellow folder icon is not there, just the name I gave) and, most importantly, the folder I created to the taskbar does not open with a regular left-click!

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How to Add a Drive to the Windows 10 Taskbar 10 months 2 weeks ago BobT55

True there is no icon to use or change but left-clicking the right-facing chevrons (») on the right of your name opens the menu. I usually use a very short name for the first level menu (e.g. MyStuff) and then add sub-folders to insert shortcuts for other items into... Apps / Links / Folders etc. It's just "my way" to do it... not necessarily the best for everyone.

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Best Free Office Suite 10 months 2 weeks ago tatiana.larina

The latest updtae of WPS started messing with my Windows 10 system - I was unable to launch Windows Explorer from the taskbar, various right-clicks didn't work, I was also unable to launch Windows command prompt as an administrator. I realized that WPS was the problem only after I created a new Windows profile and transferred all my data (took me half a day) Then I installed WPS and boom, the problems started again. I was so mad.

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TagScanner 10 months 1 week ago runbei

Thanks for the recommendation. An awesome tag scanner, IMHO. Automatically hops to the next track when you press Ctrl-S to save, and just generally gets out of the way and lets you tag tracks quickly and smoothly. Bravo to the devs.

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Best Free Online Applications 10 months 1 week ago SangaviSargunas...

http://www.shareworldtech.com/ - Shareworld Technologies primarily come up with a well-structured and tailor-made approach from our expertise namely the creators, designers dwell on brand strategies such that it allows you to harmonize and burn your business calories, communicating them through engaging and integrated brand experience to achieve your tangible results and that is the only reason for us to be on top of Digital Marketing Company in Chennai

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Best Free Online Applications 10 months 1 week ago SangaviSargunas...

http://www.shareworldtech.com/
Try this

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Increase Your Online Safety with this Surveillance Self-Defense Guide 10 months 1 week ago Rick Grunwald

Good post. There is something there for eveyone
Thanks

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Increase Your Online Safety with this Surveillance Self-Defense Guide 10 months 1 week ago rhiannon

I'm glad you like it :)

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Free Windows Desktop Software Security List 10 months 1 week ago Susan G

Very cool, thanks for keeping such up to date reports like this.

http://eyebrowthreadinginfo.com/

up to date

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Remove Your Personal Information from the Internet for Free 10 months 6 days ago warra

Thanks rhiannon,
some good stuff there.
cheers

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Remove Your Personal Information from the Internet for Free 10 months 6 days ago rhiannon

You're more than welcome. :)

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Best VPN Services for 2019 10 months 4 days ago Rocki

Hotspot Shield is NOT free. There are no free VPN services

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Best VPN Services for 2019 10 months 4 days ago MidnightCowboy If you had read the article you would have seen "In preparing this series of reviews we looked at 23 commercial VPN services". MC - Site Manager. view
Prevent Microsoft from Installing Edge Chromium on Windows 10 10 months 3 days ago Mike29322

Why is it so important to block this update. From the post above, it sounds like a solid alternative to the presently existing Edge and other broswers, especially for those of us for whom the word "Google" leaves a bad taste in one's mouth.

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Prevent Microsoft from Installing Edge Chromium on Windows 10 10 months 3 days ago rhiannon

Good question. :)

It's not important that Edge be blocked per se - I like it and use it and think it's coming along very well as an alternative to Chrome. I like that it uses Google extensions, and Microsoft has started the process of giving developers the ability to create extensions for Edge Chromium so it looks like they'll have some of their own from outside sources.

What's important is that people don't have a new browser installed without knowing about it, and depending on what browser is used, being caught out with a new browser they didn't know about and may not have wanted set as a default. Internet Explorer 11 is still available in Windows 10 (for now) and people still use it.

I know several people who've used Firefox for many years that upgraded to Windows 10 and had no idea Edge was a web browser. They didn't know what it was so they never used it. I don't think Microsoft will set the new version of Edge as the default after it's rolled out as a Windows 10 update, but I don't know that they won't. Windows 10 has changed defaults for other things on my system (and others systems) without warning, sooooo.... ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Microsoft has released early builds of Chromium Edge for Windows 7 and 8.1 so earlier Windows versions will run Edge, but it would be a voluntary download for earlier Windows versions. The previous version of Edge wouldn't run on Windows 7 or 8.1. This Chromium based build will - giving people on earlier operating systems an alternative to Google.

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Get the classic Windows 7 and 8 Calculator in Windows 10 10 months 3 days ago Dan Selwyn

You can type the brackets from a keyboard while the calculator is in standard mode.

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Get the classic Windows 7 and 8 Calculator in Windows 10 10 months 3 days ago rhiannon

That's a good tip, thanks!

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Prevent Microsoft from Installing Edge Chromium on Windows 10 10 months 3 days ago Mike29322

Yes, for Microsoft, Google, or any provider to change defaults when 'revision' software is provided is just plain wrong and can create hours of 'reconstruct' time at the worst. Thanks for getting back so quickly. ╰(*°▽°*)╯ Mike29322

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Prevent Microsoft from Installing Edge Chromium on Windows 10 10 months 3 days ago rhiannon

It's an issue, and given some of the consequences for some people when Windows 10 updates rolled out....a heads up seemed like a good idea. :)

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Best Free Non-Adobe PDF Reader 10 months 2 days ago humpty

Foxit's GUI is WAY too cluttered. SumatraPDF's interface is clean and minimal so it stays out of the user's way.

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Best Free Antivirus Software 10 months 2 days ago humpty

Qihoo 360 installed a toolbar and a shopping extension in my Chrome browser. Best avoid it. I'm using Windows 10.

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Best Free Antivirus Software 10 months 2 days ago MidnightCowboy

I'm not sure why everyone else should avoid this because you install stuff you haven't checked first.
This add-on is part of their suite and also available separately for anyone who wants it.

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/360-internet-protection/glcime...

We even list an advisory about this in our own product details but I guess you didn't read that either. MC - Site Manager.

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All the Windows 10 Tutorials You’ll Ever Need 10 months 1 day ago Rick Grunwald

That IS a pile of tutorials and some great stuff in there
Thanks

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All the Windows 10 Tutorials You’ll Ever Need 10 months 1 day ago rhiannon

There are a bunch. :)

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Best Free Android Apps - Updated 2020 10 months 23 hours ago David R

Horrible choice for Nots. Evernote requires a sign on. It was over 40 MB , not 11. Bloated spyware !

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Best Free Online Applications 9 months 4 weeks ago Proofy

I think for email and email marketing, one of the best services is an email validation service like (https://proofy.io/) or other.

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Best VPN Services for 2019 9 months 4 weeks ago Anderton

Bit of a sweeping statement, that: "there are no free VPN services". Oh really?
Canadian VPN Windscribe, which has racked up some pretty good reviews over the years it has been in operation, provides a stripped-down free VPN service. I'm using it right now here in the UK. Choice of countries, even choice of servers in some xcities (I can pick from 3 in London) and 10GB a month allowance. Which isn't as good as unlimited, but then you're not paying anything for it. The premium service is good value compared to the large amounts of money being asked by other providers, and Windscribe is the only one -- or so I believe -- to have a special facility, Windflix, to get round Netflix locational problems. It'd be nice if people checked their facts before posting seemingly definitive statements about "no such thing as a free VPN". PS: I've used the annoyingly cutesy Tunnelbear before, but time after time its software created various problems on my PC and had to be uninstalled. PPS: you can actually get a much enlarged Windscribe allowance by browsing the 'Net for Windscribe promotions. Look for any where the voucher code word is COMPUTER, as that is a recurring Windscribe free offer.
** By complete coincidence, one of Windscribe's regular 'special offers' cropped up while I was penning this note. As a former subscriber (the subscription lapsed 3 months ago; I've been using the free service ever since) Windscribe offered a 'Christmas present' of 12 months' subscription for a mere 20 $USD. I'm in the UK, and according to PayPal's quoted exchanhge rate at the time of this offer, the £GBP cost was only £16.27p. I'm amending this post to make it clear that I'm now not on the free Windscribe service and to demonstrate that this company certainly offers excellent discount deals on a regular basis. Other than being a satisfied customer, I have no connection with it, but I do think it'd be worth incorporating in any extended TSA review of VPN services in future.

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Wallpaper of the Week: Night Desert 9 months 4 weeks ago Rick Grunwald

Your Olympic Range wallpaper is awesome too

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Wallpaper of the Week: Night Desert 9 months 4 weeks ago rhiannon

I've been enjoying it. I've been checking in at the reddit earth p**n page, some nice stuff lately. :)

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Wallpaper of the Week: Night Desert 9 months 4 weeks ago Jojo Yee From reddit, happened yesterday.

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Wallpaper of the Week: Night Desert 9 months 4 weeks ago AlanWade

Most of your wallpapers are great but this is fantastic, my sort of colours too.

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Wallpaper of the Week: Night Desert 9 months 4 weeks ago rhiannon

I'm happy you enjoy them. :)

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Wallpaper of the Week: Night Desert 9 months 4 weeks ago rhiannon

That's amazing.

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Get Reverse Image Search in Your Browser’s Right Click Menu 9 months 3 weeks ago Rick Grunwald

Thanks! I will try this one out

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All the Windows 10 Tutorials You’ll Ever Need 9 months 3 weeks ago gizmofan1248

Great resource! Thanks!
How do you download the index as a PDF or XLS file? I can only see that I can "Save as..." HTML.

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