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Find and Copy Special Characters to Your Clipboard With This Free Online App 1 month 2 weeks ago rhiannon

It doesn't work on build 1809 or 1903 on my desktop or laptop. I don't have any clipboard utilities installed other than PureText. If I exit PureText it doesn't work. ¯\(º_o)/¯

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Wallpaper of the Week: Lava Flowing Into the Ocean 1 month 2 weeks ago rhiannon

I didn't know there were different kinds of lava in different parts of the world, that's really interesting.

It could be the shutter speed wasn't all that slow, and no way to know if that's an original image that hasn't been altered. The waves are clear, so... ¯\(º_o)/¯

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Find and Copy Special Characters to Your Clipboard With This Free Online App 1 month 2 weeks ago Fairportfan

Running build 1909 here and it doesn't - i hadn't heard that one and i tried it.

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Wallpaper of the Week: Lava Flowing Into the Ocean 1 month 2 weeks ago Fairportfan

I wouldn't say the shutter speed was all THAT slow - look at the waves.

From the general appearance of the image, i'd say that's in Hawaii, and the lava there tends to be quite smooth and fluid.

Lava flows there form tubes, as the outer surface of the tube cools and the interior keeps flowing, leaving a hollow tube.

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5 Best Free Video Streaming Sites 1 month 2 weeks ago florentingivi

I need more of this.. This post really worth checking out. Would like to stream like toy blast.

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Where to Download ISO Images for All Windows 10 Releases  1 month 2 weeks ago rolandflorida

The one I use I got from Major Geeks (but it is the Heidoc) and I forgot to mention the ad window.
You can minimize it, but you can not close it (as you said).

I know what you mean about the Firefox download box.

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Where to Download ISO Images for All Windows 10 Releases  1 month 2 weeks ago rhiannon

Thanks for reminder about  Firefox, I'm so used to seeing it that it didn't register.

I hadn't seen Windows-ISO-Downloader.
Rufus will download Windows versions but if I recall correctly (it's been a while since I used it) it doesn't access Office versions. Heidoc will download Windows and Office versions (https://www.techsupportalert.com/content/how-download-windows-10-iso-dir...) but requires you to download their program to access Microsoft servers.
I avoid them due to their advertising policy. A new window with ads opens when you run the program after installation. It runs as long as the program is open - it will only close when the program closes.
I understand the need for revenue to keep the site afloat - but having a window you didn't open on pop up on your desktop, that you can't close, that runs ads as long as you are using the program makes using the program unpleasant.

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Download 150,000+ Botanical and Natural History Illustrations for Free 1 month 2 weeks ago rhiannon

I'm glad you like them. I spent a lot of time there. :)

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Where to Download ISO Images for All Windows 10 Releases  1 month 2 weeks ago rolandflorida

Firefox shows where the download is from in the download box where you decide whether or not to download.
This shows the same download location you referenced.

There is an executable available, which does the same thing, but as software on your computer: Windows-ISO-Downloader.
I have used it for a few years. Seeing this article, I went to update and apparently it is based upon TechBench.
The update of February, 2020 showed 100% clean on VirusTotal.
It does not list Virtual Machines,

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Download 150,000+ Botanical and Natural History Illustrations for Free 1 month 2 weeks ago pvilan

Thanks rhiannon!
Wonderful web sites!
Peter

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Best Free Software for Linux 1 month 2 weeks ago Panzer Spacewalk is an open source Linux systems management solution: https://spacewalkproject.github.io/ view
Where to Download ISO Images for All Windows 10 Releases  1 month 2 weeks ago zachw

I mentioned Cayman Islands because I could find pretty much nothing about this website except for where it was registered and CI is well-known as a notorious tax haven that is home to many thousands of bogus companies (because it is so easy to register a company there). So that just adds to the "sketchiness" of the site (I mean just look at the Donate page with russian text.)

I am glad you did your due diligence and checked hashes, but don't feel it is responsible to send readers to a site like this. If these ISOs are available on a MS page, or if there is a comprehensive set of links TO MS, THAT is where you should send folks to.

Disappointed here.

end of rant.

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Where to Download ISO Images for All Windows 10 Releases  1 month 2 weeks ago rhiannon

I would add that all the ISO's I've downloaded at this site originate here:
https://software-download.microsoft.com
(with the version information appended to the URL)
Microsoft "hid" the download servers some time ago, there's no way to link directly to them.

For anyone wondering how to find out where a file is being downloaded from, this is easily checked in Google Chrome during download - open the downloads section. Works for all downloads. :)

 

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Where to Download ISO Images for All Windows 10 Releases  1 month 2 weeks ago rhiannon

Lol I would agree with you. :)

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Where to Download ISO Images for All Windows 10 Releases  1 month 2 weeks ago MidnightCowboy Me neither and considering the Cayman Islands has more company registrations than inhabitants I guess not all of them are engaged in malware distribuition. :) MC - Site Manager. view
Where to Download ISO Images for All Windows 10 Releases  1 month 2 weeks ago rhiannon

The location where a domain is registered is not something I consider a risk factor.
I prefer the tools you've listed above as part of making assessments, but everyone has their own criteria that works for them. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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Where to Download ISO Images for All Windows 10 Releases  1 month 2 weeks ago rhiannon

The site is an interface to Microsoft's servers. I checked the site before I posted it, as I do everything I write about. I've been using the site for quite a long time with no issues, the downloads have always checked out with hash utilities, and the Windows 7, 8.1 and 10 ISO's I use have all come from that site.

As always, everyone is free to make their own assessments (and I encourage you to do so) about downloads, websites and anything else that I post here.
We do not agree about the safety or legitimacy of this particular site safe and that's fine.

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Where to Download ISO Images for All Windows 10 Releases  1 month 2 weeks ago MidnightCowboy

Why would Cayman Islands registration automatically be suspect? MC - Site Manager.
https://zulu.zscaler.com/submission/137b7be0-371e-4319-b860-2848e1155546
https://www.virustotal.com/gui/url/c285b3429ddaae13972f0e452c044decc454c...
https://www.urlvoid.com/scan/tb.rg-adguard.net/

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Where to Download ISO Images for All Windows 10 Releases  1 month 2 weeks ago zachw

Seriously? rg-adguard.net? A whois only says that it is a company registered in the Cayman Islands. EVEN IF the site didn't look sketchy as F, you are suggesting download an operating system ISO (or any executable for that matter) from such a place? Have we learned nothing about malware in 2020?

Please, rhiannon, post a link in the article itself to a legit site providing ISOs and remove the link in the comment unless you can confirm that it is 100% legitimate.

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Best Free Wallpaper Changer 1 month 3 weeks ago naristov

There is another great app that will change your Windows 10 wallpaper daily from website like Nasa or Bing. It uses scheduler, so it won't eat your memory or CPU, it just changes wallpaper and shuts down. This app is called Picturethrill.
Check it out at:
http://picturethrill.com

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Where to Download ISO Images for All Windows 10 Releases  1 month 3 weeks ago rhiannon

Do you see 5 boxes to the left of the picture of the laptop? Type, Version,, Edition, Language, and Select File? The Windows versions are under the Select Type box, click the downward arrow on the right side of the box to get a list. If that's not what you're seeing I'd agree with MC.

WZ

 

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How to Use Disposable Email Addresses and Avoid Spam 1 month 3 weeks ago sbouniol

it might be worth updating this page as many services have surfaced which bring additional options.
in particular:
the option to create unique email aliases which are not temporary, allowing real subscriptions/accounts without exposing your private email...

1) gmail allows to simply create unique emails by adding a unique string after + on your own email address...
ie: myname+foo@gmail.com = myname@gmail.com , myname+bar@gmail.com = myname@gmail.com
note:a spammer can still calculate very simply your real email from this string but it is useful for sorting etc...

2) sites like manyme.com allow you to hide your real email address by proxying requests on your behalf.

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Where to Download ISO Images for All Windows 10 Releases  1 month 3 weeks ago MidnightCowboy This will be either a browser add-on or Windows security software preventing the selection choices from loading. MC - Site Manager. view
Where to Download ISO Images for All Windows 10 Releases  1 month 3 weeks ago papawdalton

I didn't see anything about downloading Windows 10 ISO images on that page. Just information on Office versions and compatibility.

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Play This Train Simulator In Your Browser For Free 1 month 3 weeks ago sandeepwap

That's So Helpfull For all Android, PC, and Feature Phone Users, Now We Can Play This Amazing Games.
Before this, I was Using these games: 8 Best Train Driving Games 2020
which was taking too much space on my phone but all the games were amazing.

Thanks For Sharing...

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Best Free Firewall Protection 1 month 3 weeks ago rolandflorida

I would not recommend WinPatrol for their firewall or any of their products.
I was one of the first people to have a lifetime license for WinPatrol and for many years extolled its virtues.

Unfortunately, the original developer became ill and sold the product rights.
The new owner seemed to be doing decent work for a while, but due to a series of events he stopped development of any of the WinPatrol products in 2017.

Unlikely that security programs that have not been updated in close to three years will provide any real protection.

There is also no support for any of these products.

Seems wrong to me that he is still selling a product that is neither supported or developed.

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Best Free Firewall Protection 1 month 3 weeks ago biggerabalone

winpatrol firewall. is paid, but has free version with limitations. after trial it used to go to free version.
https://www.winpatrol.com/winpatrolfirewall/

and what about glasswire firewall? i think xvirus might even have a free after trial with limitations, (but with them, i am not sure).

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Spybot 1 month 3 weeks ago rolandflorida

There is still a free version that does not require a donation.
https://www.safer-networking.org/download/

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Spybot 1 month 3 weeks ago Mikezzz

You have to at least give a donation

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Best Free Software for Linux 1 month 3 weeks ago latest-release

I just want to add theHarvester Best OSINT tool for pentesters using over 26+ public sources https://github.com/laramies/theHarvester and it's here https://www.nmmapper.com/kalitools/theharvester/email-harvester-tool/online/

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Download Microsoft’s Free Windows 10 Quick Start Guide 1 month 4 weeks ago rhiannon

That's good to know, thanks for mentioning it. I haven't tried it, it's good to hear from someone who has been using it.

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Download Microsoft’s Free Windows 10 Quick Start Guide 1 month 4 weeks ago mjt328

True, Open-Shell may still need some development (last release was in November 2019), but at least it is still being worked on. I swapped out Classic Shell for Open-Shell on 2 laptops early last year (1 Win 8.1 and 1 Win 10) and it's caused me no grief whatsoever, and I've received a couple of updates along the way.

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Download Microsoft’s Free Windows 10 Quick Start Guide 1 month 4 weeks ago rhiannon

I saw that when I was looking into replacement start menus. From what I read at various sites/forums it still needs some development. If you like Classic Shell it looks like it would be worth a try. I haven't used either program.

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Where to Download ISO Images for All Windows 10 Releases  1 month 4 weeks ago rhiannon

I tried all the VM's and am getting an XML error as well. Since the downloads come from Microsoft servers, I'm guessing they've pulled the files for now.

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Download Microsoft’s Free Windows 10 Quick Start Guide 1 month 4 weeks ago mjt328

Actually Classic Shell lives on under the Open-Shell banner, and it can be found at "https://open-shell.github.io/Open-Shell-Menu/"

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Where to Download ISO Images for All Windows 10 Releases  1 month 4 weeks ago tom4455

What is the secret to downloading. I tried several, mostly VM's, and got an XML error. Even tried Explorer and got an invalid address.

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Download Microsoft’s Free Windows 10 Quick Start Guide 1 month 4 weeks ago rhiannon

You're most welcome. If you're moving from Windows 7 to 10, the Start Menu might be more than you want to adjust to at thte moment. I was looking at some free Start Menu replacements but there are fewer than there were, and some, like Classic Shell, are no longer developed. I didn't add any to the article for that reason.
There are two Start Menu replacements I think work well but they are both commercial (paid) software. Both are under $5 USD but are still commercial software. My favorite is made by Stardock and I've used their Windows 8 and Windows 10 versions since they were released (Start8 and Start10). StartIsBack is another one that performs well and has quite a few options.
The Windows 10 default menu isn't bad but it does take some getting used to if you're migrating from Windows 7.
I work better with a Start Menu that's closer to Windows 7, and, at the moment don't have the patience to learn the Windows 10 Start Menu since Windows 10 itself is putting me through my paces. And, I use the keyboard for much of what the Start Menu does. Windows 10 latest issue is corrupting my user profile and that's been.....a learning experience. ¯\(º_o)/¯

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Download Microsoft’s Free Windows 10 Quick Start Guide 1 month 4 weeks ago Hopalong

I am obliged to you rhiannon - especially as I'm about to migrate from Win7.

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12 of the Best Places on the Internet to Get Free Help with Computer Problems 1 month 4 weeks ago olesya76

I use https://mobilespecs.net to find out the technical specifications

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Download Microsoft’s Free Windows 10 Quick Start Guide 1 month 4 weeks ago rhiannon

You're most welcome.

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Download Microsoft’s Free Windows 10 Quick Start Guide 1 month 4 weeks ago Rick Grunwald

Thanks. this looks good and I have found a couple of area that I want to go over

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Best Free Window Manager/Resizer/Arranger List 2 months 5 hours ago jDally987

4 years later, this is a freakin amazing comment...... I don't use half those tools but I do use AHK for all kinds of stuff, in combination with AltDrag which is totally essential to my workflow now, I feel naked without it when working on other people's computers. (I am looking for ways to replace Altdrag entirely with just a single AHK script though)

One trick with Altdrag is I have a Logitech G602 mouse (with 6 buttons on the side) and I remapped one of them to Alt, so I can just hold that down and quickly move windows using mouse1, resize with mouse2, etc... all with 1 hand. It's made me incredibly lazy & I love it.

Another favorite of mine with autohotkey is remapping the IJKL keys to function as the arrow keys, whenever I'm holding down semicolon (;). Other people have used caps lock as well. This way you don't have to take your hands off the home row of the keyboard, STUPID useful when programming or navigating through text or code of any kind.

Funny you mentioned the portability aspect and having 2 scripts to automate running everything. I have a few .bat files synced to my cloud drive that I run very first thing upon setting up a new Windows machine, that 1. install Chocolatey package manager (also super useful), 2. install AHK and Altdrag using chocolatey, 3. create shortcuts to my main "master" AHK start-script in windows' Startup folder, so it always runs instantly whenever the PC starts. I swear this kind of setup should be included by default somehow with windows, embedded in the OS or something, especially for how long it took me to figure all of it out myself lol.

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How to Merge Multiple PDF Files Into One PDF Document for Free 2 months 1 day ago rhiannon

That's great, I'm glad it's working well for you.

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How to Merge Multiple PDF Files Into One PDF Document for Free 2 months 2 days ago Phylis Sophical

Thanks. This is fantastic. Very user friendly. Merged two Genealogy pdf's. It even made bookmarks.

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Where to Download ISO Images for All Windows 10 Releases  2 months 2 days ago rhiannon

Thanks Jojo. :)

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Where to Download ISO Images for All Windows 10 Releases  2 months 2 days ago Jojo Yee

Try this https://tb.rg-adguard.net/public.php. It is available at the end of this article.

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Where to Download ISO Images for All Windows 10 Releases  2 months 2 days ago NotSoSure

Why is there no working link for TechBench?

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Pulp-O-Mizer - Create Your Own Pulp Magazine Cover 2 months 2 days ago rhiannon

I'm glad you like it. :) I like the no details/no account too.

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AOMEI Backupper 2 months 3 days ago ctwist

There are 3 major problems with AOMEI Backupper 5.6:
- It cannot back up an Outlook PST file (this is mentioned in the manual's FAQs). So none of my emails will be backed up!
- If a backup is in progress, you can't reboot. This interrupts the shutdown after all the apps are closed, so you can't cancel the shutdown and continue. The only option is to force a hard reboot. The backup program should be capable of suspending the backup and resuming after the restart.
- The free version does not allow filters, so I can't tell it not to back up the 8GB Windows.iso file. This causes a LOT of unnecessary junk files to be backed up.

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Pulp-O-Mizer - Create Your Own Pulp Magazine Cover 2 months 3 days ago Australia

Excellent web service. Very nice that with one click, the jpeg image is created
No need to provide any personal details
Wish it was a stand alone application - that would get 5/5
Thanks for the find !

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Free to Use and Reuse Sets from the Library of Congress 2 months 3 days ago rhiannon

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Best Free PDF Tools 2 months 3 days ago rolandflorida

While looking for a pdf to word converter after PDF Shaper stopped RTF conversion, I tried a couple of links under "Other" here.

Free PDF to Word Converter link looks sketchy. A couple pages were blocked by uBlock Origin and then I was offered a download of something else.

Free PDF to Word Doc Converter is a valid link and download, but has not been updated since January, 2012, and did not work on my Windows 10 64bit system. It loaded fine, but when I pressed the button to convert nothing happened. May just be me IDK

I did find version 8.3 of PDF Shaper (released in May, 2018 and superseded in October, 2019) as the last free version to still convert to RTF. So I am going to stick with that as I have found it pretty reliable.

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Where to Download ISO Images for All Windows 10 Releases  2 months 4 days ago rhiannon

You're most welcome. I was glad to find all those Microsoft products in one place, easy to find and downloaded directly from Microsoft servers.

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Where to Download ISO Images for All Windows 10 Releases  2 months 4 days ago rhiannon

Thank you, stars are always good. :)

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Where to Download ISO Images for All Windows 10 Releases  2 months 4 days ago ehorwitz1

Outstanding, Rhiannon! And incredibly useful, too!

THANK YOU!

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Where to Download ISO Images for All Windows 10 Releases  2 months 5 days ago Rick Grunwald

You get 5 stars for this one!

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PDF Shaper 2 months 5 days ago MidnightCowboy Many thanks. The links have now been updated. MC - Site Manager. view
PDF Shaper 2 months 5 days ago rolandflorida

The link here to Glory Logic for pdf shaper leads to a 404. Any links on the 404 page I tried also lead to 404 page.

II did find pdf shaper at pdfshaper.com and there is still a "free version" link to download without optional offers as mentioned in other comment.
I believe this is the same product as here. I have been using pdf shaper for a while after reading about it here.
https://www.pdfshaper.com/download.html

If it is the same product, there no longer is an option to convert to RTF in free version, only converts to text and image in free version.
I came here because I thought I was able to convert in previous versions and I guess I was right.
Not sure when they eliminated that

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Epic Games Continues Weekly Free Games in 2020 2 months 1 week ago gpc111

You are required to download and install the Epic game installer. I am capable of installing games for myself. I will skip this but appreciate the offer.

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Review: the Cheapest Inkjet Cartridges Sites 2 months 1 week ago Fairportfan

When i was in my 20s {fifty years ago} the family business was an ad agency and PR firm. I STILL can't help proof-reading everything i read...

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Review: the Cheapest Inkjet Cartridges Sites 2 months 1 week ago Jojo Yee Thanks Fairportfan for your feedback. Now copy-edited. view
Review: the Cheapest Inkjet Cartridges Sites 2 months 1 week ago Fairportfan

I use refillable cartridges.

No problems - much less expensive.

Gotta watch out for Canon's latest firmware "upgrade" - it "accidentally" breaks the ability to use third-party ink.

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Review: the Cheapest Inkjet Cartridges Sites 2 months 1 week ago Fairportfan

"... listed below are the best 11."

I see four.

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An Open Source and Secure Messenger App Supporting Multiple Platforms 2 months 1 week ago sbouniol

2 major points of Signal to add to your description IMHO:

1) it is not tied to any DataLoss Leaders with proven track records of privacy violations

2) you can use it including with VoIP phone numbers unlike whatsapp/viber etc... This is especially important for preserving proper big data cross references against metadata.

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Epic Games Continues Weekly Free Games in 2020 2 months 1 week ago rhiannon

You're very welcome. Epic is compatible with Windows 7, 8.1 and 10. I didn't run across hardware requirements so I hope they can run on your laptops. :)

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Epic Games Continues Weekly Free Games in 2020 2 months 1 week ago exbioman

Although my laptops are I-3 processors, if offered, retro games would be of interest and I'll be checking to see if they're offered! So thanks for this Rhiannon!

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Make Gmail Your Default Email in Windows 2 months 1 week ago not recognized

Don't bother. Use Thunderbird with other email providers that respect privacy, and eschew gmail.

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Make Gmail Your Default Email in Windows 2 months 1 week ago vandamme

I checked this on Windows 7 and Linux Mint:

In Firefox 72, click on the hamburger menu, --> Preferences>-->Files and applications--> Applications--> mailto. Then select GMail or Yahoo, or other, in the dropdown.

Worked like a charm. Oddly, it took me a few minutes to find a webpage with a mailto: tag. Nobody likes spam.

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Make Gmail Your Default Email in Windows 2 months 1 week ago rhiannon

I'll do the same. I found a few more things yesterday, but none of them worked. There's a way to open the old version of default programs through the Run box, but when I do that, the old version loads and then in a flash the Settings version opens even with elevated privileges.
</sigh>

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Best Free Remote Access Software 2 months 1 week ago dpm39560

This is all wonderful stuff, but if you have Windows 10, you already have (FREE!) Windows Remote Access built in, and you won't have to download and install anything else. It's also very simple to use - the instructions are here:
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4028379/windows-10-how-to-use-remote-desktop

I have used that before with a client, and it worked quite well. That was a few years ago, and I'm about to try it again now.

Hope this helps!

David in Mississippi

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Make Gmail Your Default Email in Windows 2 months 1 week ago duxchux

Thanks rhiannon for your research. Like you, I have been unable to find a Windows resolution to be able to set Firefox as an option for mailto. I'll keep looking and post here if I find anything.

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Make Gmail Your Default Email in Windows 2 months 1 week ago baja463

Thank you, rhiannon -- will do.

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Make Gmail Your Default Email in Windows 2 months 1 week ago rhiannon

Yes, a link back would be appreciated.

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Make Gmail Your Default Email in Windows 2 months 1 week ago Anupam

I like Linux and I have nothing against it. But, one of the reason that totally puts me off is the fan boy attitude of Linux users. This comment of yours is really useless regarding the query of the user. Find other ways to promote Linux. Such fan boy comments do not help Linux at all... it does the opposite.

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Make Gmail Your Default Email in Windows 2 months 1 week ago rhiannon

Linux is a good option for many, and not an option at all for others. Same for Apple I would guess. I like all the platforms.

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Make Gmail Your Default Email in Windows 2 months 1 week ago rhiannon

Yes, exactly.
If I understand correctly, the question was about settings defaults in Windows 10.

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Make Gmail Your Default Email in Windows 2 months 1 week ago rhiannon

The only option I can think of to set Firefox to open .eml files. If you have or can create/save an email on your computer in the .eml format you can choose what to open it with. Directions here:

Choose Default Apps in Windows 10 | Tutorials

I can't find a way to add programs to Windows 10 default programs, apparently they've shut that down - I've been looking for a few hours and can't find anything. Maybe you'll have better luck.

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Make Gmail Your Default Email in Windows 2 months 1 week ago vandamme

Yes, get off Windows 7 and use Linux instead.

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Make Gmail Your Default Email in Windows 2 months 1 week ago rhiannon

It seems that missing mailto protocol on Windows 7 is an issue. I would ask first if you checked every entry to the end of all of the default programs? If I recall correctly there's more than one section (I think the second section is protocols and that's where the mailto should be) that's sorted alphabetically. I've missed something more than once by not going through the whole thing. I can't verify that, as Windows 10 isn't sorted that way.
Also check that email programs are available in the default programs - it will go something like this: Default Programs applet >Set program access and computer defaults>  Expand the Custom selection.

I found one suggestion that looks workable. I don't have Windows 7 so I can't test it, and I recommend a back up and/or making a restore point before making any changes.
1. Brink (sevenforums, tenforums, etc) has a reg file that should restore the protocol. I've downloaded reg and bat files from his sites for years and they've all been safe. The reg file sets Windows Live Mail as the program, but if the mailto protocol is restored you can change it in default programs. It's in the 4th post. The thread might be worth a read:
Mailto protocol missing Solved - Windows 7 Help Forums

If that doesn't work, the registry key might be missing or corrupted. Click Start, type regedit, and choose it when it appears in the list. If you make any changes back up registry first: Inside regedit, click File > Export.
The key should be here:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\mailto\shell\open\command\ <default email>

If it's missing, I'm not sure how to restore it in Windows 7. You can search or you can do an in place reinstall of Windows 7.
Directions are here, I would create a back up of the whole hard drive before doing a reinstall.
https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/3413-repair-install.html

 

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Make Gmail Your Default Email in Windows 2 months 1 week ago pratomorone

On Windows 7, there is no protocol for MAILTO.

Any suggestions?

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Make Gmail Your Default Email in Windows 2 months 1 week ago duxchux

Even after completing Step 1, the only Windows 10 default email app options available for me (step 2 above) are: 'Outlook' and 'Look for an app in the Microsoft Store'. I use Firefox, and it's set as the default browser. Any way to add Firefox as a default email app option? I've seen posts where people suggest regedit changes. Is that the option?

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Make Gmail Your Default Email in Windows 2 months 1 week ago baja463

Would like your permission to publish this info to my website -- I will give full attribution. Okay?

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Get Yourself Published on This Site 2 months 1 week ago gofounder

A Perfect Contact Management System for Small Businesses

Till 1990, every big and small business used to collect customer contacts by manually visiting client sites. Business cards and paper forms used to be the highest means of customer data. But during the age of the internet, a single sign-up form, a product purchase using email IDs, an online community account and social media accounts are major databases of customer contacts.

In the previous article, we understood what a contact management system is and how it impacts an organisation’s inbound marketing activities. In this article, we will understand reasons for a small business to consider building a perfect contact management system.

Before that, let us understand – What is a Contact?

A Contact can be explained as anyone who receives the end result of marketing, sales, or engagement activities conducted by a company. If a company targets potential customers individually as per buyer persona or if the customers interact with a business due to the result of a mass marketing, everyone becomes a contact for the company.

However, the contact needs to be frequently updated based on the stage of the buying process. Tracking all these activities is called Stage Tracking, and this tracking becomes an input for improving an existing contact management system.

What is a ‘perfect’ contact management system?

As explained earlier, a contact management system is a foundation of storing, updating and adding customer details as per recent interaction. It is a database that mostly, during initial days, contains common customer information across industries – Email ID, First Name, Last Name, Contact Number, Address, Payment Options, etc.

However, as you keep upgrading this system to become an integral part of your Customer Relationship Management (CRM), then you try to fetch further more information, such as – how they are responding to your marketing strategies? How are they engaging with the contents posted on social media networks? Which page did they visit frequently on your site? Which product did they search for on your site? Did they buy the product or added the product in the cart and forgot? What information did they query while interacting with customer care? What’s that status of any issue reported by the customer?

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30 Sites For Legal (and Free) Torrents 2 months 2 weeks ago MidnightCowboy Thanks again - the adjustments have been made. MC - Site Manager. view
30 Sites For Legal (and Free) Torrents 2 months 2 weeks ago rolandflorida

Academic Torrents
http://academictorrents.com/

BitTorrent Bundles has changed name to BitTorrent Now (link in article does redirect to new page)
https://now.bt.co/

ClearBits appears to be gone and link here is now ad for VPN

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Encrypt Your Files Before They Reach The Cloud 2 months 2 weeks ago stoppedgrape

used it before and had some issues, their price is average also. recently switched to nordlocker after their big sale. checked it out on their website https://nordlocker.com/download great solution for those who don't feel comfortable with cloud services.

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Using Firefox? Update Now 2 months 2 weeks ago rhiannon

I'm glad to hear it's working so well for you. :)

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Using Firefox? Update Now 2 months 2 weeks ago gruff

Thanks. Some good info. I plan on blowing through January 14th and staying with Win 7. However, until I feel safe, I'll be making a backup image of my root drive every night.

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Using Firefox? Update Now 2 months 2 weeks ago gruff

Good results. I just competed my first full day of work using Waterfox and only had to resort to another browser once. WF saved me a great deal of time today. Thanks for the tip. It is now my default browser. The one failure was on a page where I wanted to save an image, which I usually do by getting the correct URL from resorting to "View page source", only to find for that particular page it was greyed out. Not a problem. I opened FF and was able to retrieve the image. But Waterfox is delightful. Thanks again.

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Using Firefox? Update Now 2 months 2 weeks ago rhiannon

Thanks! I like Woody.

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Best Free Video Editing Program 2 months 2 weeks ago rolandflorida

I am able to edit and save using the free: Videopad Video Editor (Unlicensed) Non-commercial Home Use Only version.
https://www.nchsoftware.com/videopad/kb/free.html

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Best Free Video Editing Program 2 months 2 weeks ago spaarks

Videopad Video Editor free version is not very good, as you can't save edited files.

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Convert Text to MP3 Files. These Great Online Services are Both Free. 2 months 2 weeks ago Fairportfan

the VozMe site appears to be down - "Server not found"

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Using Firefox? Update Now 2 months 2 weeks ago rhiannon

You're more than welcome. Waterfox branched into two versions in October, the Classic is a legacy version that will support older standards and will be actively maintained. The Current branch is focusing on keeping up to date with the modern web and a fully customisable web browser to go with it. Naming and versioning are also mentioned, hopefully that will answer your question about the versions.
Both can be downloaded here:
https://www.waterfox.net/releases/
You can read more at the site blog: Waterfox 2019.10 Release | Waterfox Web Browser
Waterfox does import your Firefox data on install if Firefox is installed on your system, but it doesn't update anything after initial import.

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Using Firefox? Update Now 2 months 2 weeks ago rhiannon

Brave is a good browser, I use it and like it. At the moment, I'm using Firefox, Brave, Edge Chromium, Waterfox Classic and Current, and Chrome (portable). I also use Opera and Vivaldi on a regular basis.

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Using Firefox? Update Now 2 months 2 weeks ago rhiannon

There is a vulnerability in Firefox. Mozilla has released a patched version. If you use Firefox, it’s a good idea to update or download a new version, according to how you prefer to update Firefox.
Both update and download are mentioned in the article because people use both ways to update.
I’m not suggesting any options for anyone. I'm suggesting get the patched version, however you prefer to do that.
Whether it's through an update (automatically or manually inside the browser while it's running), downloading and installing the new version over the old version, or performing a clean install, it's a good idea to get the patched version in whatever way works for you. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

I supplied the link to the official Firefox site for downloading all languages/platforms so people don't have to search for it, if they prefer to download Firefox.

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Using Firefox? Update Now 2 months 2 weeks ago warra

Thanks rhiannon,
I do use Firefox sometimes but my default browser is Brave mainly for privacy.
Will update the Firefox now.

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Using Firefox? Update Now 2 months 2 weeks ago gruff

Thanks for that. I just downloaded and installed Waterfox Ver.2019.12 and it automatically copied all my settings and add-ons from Firefox. I think I'll make it my default browser. Is there much difference between the 2019 and the 2020 version? I've downloaded both.

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Using Firefox? Update Now 2 months 2 weeks ago rhiannon

I prefer Waterfox over Pale Moon. They've just branched out - keeping a classic version and releasing a current, more up to date version.

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Using Firefox? Update Now 2 months 2 weeks ago subtext

I don't understand. Firefox updates regularly. Why are you suggesting I DOWNLOAD FF, to my PC? What is that? Benefit? Is it malware/virus free? Why a DL, rather than UPDATE as usual from Mozilla?
Thanks! (I think the editor can hear you well enough without the unnecessary use of capital letters. MC - Site Manager).

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