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Thank You for Donating 2 months 2 weeks ago DavidinCalif

I'm glad to donate. When I look at my computer, I see that about 90% of the programs installed are recommendations from Gizmo's site. I only occasionally disagree with some of the evaluations and reviews, but there is nothing else on the Internet that can be trusted as much is this site. Thanks so much for many years of assistance. Good luck reaching your goal.

David

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Best Free Music Player and Organizer 2 months 2 weeks ago lvoin

The best organizer for me so far is TagScanner https://www.xdlab.ru/en/
Try an see!

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Best Free Digital Image Viewer 2 months 2 weeks ago marcdarkin

I didn't mean those giveaways you're referring to, Anupam. That free section has been up and running on their site prior to the days when Photo Commander was included in my article. It was there where you could find the free program. One day the program didn't appear in the free list anymore, but a few months later it was offered there again. That happened at least twice in the next couple of years, as far as I remember. So it looked to me as an intermittent appearance based on whatever marketing reasons. I admit I haven't bothered to see what happened later on. Now their latest version is v.16 and the free one is v.11 currently, so it isn't just a capped program but quite older as well.

Anyway, I'll keep an eye on this to see how they manage these issues and that software might take a place here again. Thanks.

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Best Free Digital Image Viewer 2 months 2 weeks ago Anupam

Yes, they used to give away older versions for free, or used to give away products on giveaway sites by promotional codes. I tried their Burning Studio then, and while it's good, I found it bulky.

But, now I see that they have a free section altogether, where they are providing slightly older than latest versions for free. You can check them out here:

https://www.ashampoo.com/en/usd/fdl/21/0/free/0

Or, under Downloads, you can select product type as full version (free).

I have downloaded and will check out the Photo Commander.

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Best Free Digital Image Viewer 2 months 2 weeks ago marcdarkin

Thanks for your suggestion, Eldon. Photo Commander Free was already featured in my article years ago but I had to remove it because at Ashampoo they have the odd policy of discontinuing their free offers periodically and wait for some time before giving them away again. I guess it has something to do with the fact that their free versions are always quite older than current paid ones and who knows what marketing considerations. It's a pity because I know the program is good, but I'm not prepared to keep up with that practice.

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Gizmo’s Freeware is 84% Saved. Come on Guys and Gals, Help us Make it 100% 2 months 2 weeks ago ladyrobina

Gizmo's site has always been the first place I visit for freeware reviews, download links and general information so I'm happy to donate and whitelist.

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Thank You for Donating 2 months 2 weeks ago de37cel

TechSupportAlert has been my go-to site for over 10 years. Glad to contribute! Thanks for all you do!

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Gizmo’s Freeware is 84% Saved. Come on Guys and Gals, Help us Make it 100% 2 months 2 weeks ago gizmo.richards Yes that's a good idea Rick and we will make that happen. It can only be partly effective though as our regular users only make up less than half of our site visitors, the rest come from Google Search. We could put in a popup asking everyone who visits the site to whitelist us but I find these things an annoyance when I encounter them on a site I don't know. In the longer run we need a better funding model then relying on ads or asking our users for more donations. I'm going to ask our regular users for suggestions how we might do that. Their 100,000 brains is a lot more powerful than mine :) I'll post on this next week. view
Gizmo’s Freeware is 84% Saved. Come on Guys and Gals, Help us Make it 100% 2 months 2 weeks ago crosseyedlemon

Well, I was really hoping someone else would ask this question....but what was the minimum target amount and how was it decided upon?

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Thank You for Donating 2 months 2 weeks ago olamoree

My contribution to say that your expertise is very satisfying. Your friend in Costa Rica.

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Thank You for Donating 2 months 2 weeks ago petroniusto

Keep us updated about the status of your viability. As long as you are straightforward with us we have your back. I have already made a contribution because I have no reason to think you all have worked consistently in the interest of the commonweal - I'm talking about years and years. We know what you have done and will support you to keep it up.

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Donate Now and Help Keep Gizmo's Freeware Independent and Non-commercial 2 months 2 weeks ago kpoff

Just a 'heads up' that the STORE site isn't loading. I'm interested in a hat/shirt/etc.! I don't know what I would have done through the years without Gizmo and Tech Support Alert! Happy to donate AND proudly wear something to promote the site. :)

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Donate Now and Help Keep Gizmo's Freeware Independent and Non-commercial 2 months 2 weeks ago Larry Press

The link to your T-shirt store, http://www.printmojo.com/GizmosFreeware, is broken.

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XnView 2 months 2 weeks ago DrBongo

I've used IrfanView for years. It does great batch processing. So now I use XnView for viewing and IrfanView for batch processing. It's so tiny why not have both tools in your toolbox?

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Gizmo’s Freeware is 84% Saved. Come on Guys and Gals, Help us Make it 100% 2 months 2 weeks ago deegee

I agree with Rick_S. If the current crisis in ad-related revenue is from the widespread use of ad-blockers, please let people know prominently how easy it is to make an exception (whitelist) for Gizmo's site. A few ads on one site is a small price to pay for helping out even while keeping most of your web browsing ad-free... (in Ad-block Plus, you simply click on the red "ABP" icon in the browser's toolbar row and click on the top line "enabled on this site" so that it changes to "disabled on this site".)

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Thank You for Donating 2 months 2 weeks ago Myrthy

Well its money well spent. Over the years this site has dug me out of some holes, so happy to help........ :-)

Much Myrth.......

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Site Suggestions and Feedback 2 months 2 weeks ago zornestech

I just tried to purchase a t-shirt but the link doesn't work

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Thank You for Donating 2 months 2 weeks ago subtext

Gizmo is fantastic. I'm happy to support with $5 to keep recommendations unbiased and honest. If I could, it would be more. Keep up the great work!
Ron

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Thank You for Donating 2 months 2 weeks ago ih8bills

Been coming here for years... always great information / well organized .
I wish I could have given more-- but my situation won't allow it right now.
Good thing you emailed us -- I didn't know about the threat to one of my
most used /most recommended/ most appreciated websites.
Hopefully even more people step up and do the right thing.

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Gizmo’s Freeware is 84% Saved. Come on Guys and Gals, Help us Make it 100% 2 months 2 weeks ago Rick_S

I will chip in in a couple of weeks, when my monthly check comes. I don't know if there are articles yet on changing whitelists for different ad block software, or fine-tuning cookies in browsers, but that might be good things to feature prominently.

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Gizmo's Freeware's Independence is Under Threat: Here's How You Can Help 2 months 2 weeks ago kebsojourner

I normally contribute at Christmas because I do use the ad blockers but will now start doing so twice a year. This site is invaluable to me and I am on it at least once or twice per day.

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Best Free Anonymous Surfing Services 2 months 2 weeks ago jameson113

our IP address can be easily extracted by someone who uses your computer. https://fastestvpn.com/what-is-my-ip

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Gizmo’s Freeware is 84% Saved. Come on Guys and Gals, Help us Make it 100% 2 months 2 weeks ago chishold

I'll be chipping in next week.

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Thank You for Donating 2 months 2 weeks ago nex

I've been a happy user of Gizmo, so I've just happily been sending you USD 5,- as well !
( And yes, the adblocker will get its whitlisting too :o)

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Best Free Digital Image Viewer 2 months 2 weeks ago EldonW

What about Ashampoo Photo Commander Free?
While it has less features than the Pro version, it's still an excellent viewer/organizer/editor. It's not bundled with any other software.
https://www.ashampoo.com/en/usd/pin/1518/multimedia-software/Ashampoo-Photo-Commander-FREE
Note: The download's size is incorrect. It should be 154 MB.

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Gizmo's Freeware's Independence is Under Threat: Here's How You Can Help 2 months 2 weeks ago gizmo.richards Good point there. Rhiannon has now taken over Robert's Hot Finds category but has been posting it under her own category called "Tech Treats" I get posts from both and so hadn't noticed that Hot Finds subscribers were missing out. From now on Rhiannon will post under both categories and I'll merge the RSS feeds as well. view
Thank You for Donating 2 months 2 weeks ago mauries

Happy to help. You guys do a great job!

Mauries
Kempsey NSW Australia

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Gizmo's Freeware's Independence is Under Threat: Here's How You Can Help 2 months 2 weeks ago An Old Man

I feel a bit foolish admitting this, but at the same time perhaps it should be seen by current admin here... I have always visited Gizmos's at the "Hot Finds" section. Since I saw very little happening since Rob's departure, I figured the site was on the way out. I now see there has been a steady stream of "News" articles posted, but I wonder if there are others out there who only ever looked at the hot finds section (or another section - are other portions of the site being ignored?) and have drifted away because there is next to zero activity. Ad-blockers are one thing - low traffic is another, and perhaps more insidious.

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Best Free Digital Photo Organizer 2 months 2 weeks ago Geert

The link should be http://www.chthollystudio.com/tiat/en

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Best Free Digital Photo Organizer 2 months 2 weeks ago Geert

Hi v.laurie,

Concerning "Zoner Photo Studio Free": you're mentioning that it has limited features.
Where can I find which features are in what version?
Kind of a comparison table of the free versions versus the paid version.

Thanks

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Gizmo's Freeware's Independence is Under Threat: Here's How You Can Help 2 months 2 weeks ago Kdawn

I turned off the ad blocker too. I didn't know that the lock up in the address bar is where that is kept.
I donated and posted this page to my FaceBook wall. Please check your store link so that you can get funds that way too.
It didn't work for me...
I've prayed that the spirits help you.

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Thank You for Donating 2 months 2 weeks ago larchambault

Contribution done! From your friend from Canada... ;-)

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Thank You for Donating 2 months 2 weeks ago TexasVet

Done and Done. Thank You comment on other page. Thanks again Gizmo.

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Donate Now and Help Keep Gizmo's Freeware Independent and Non-commercial 2 months 2 weeks ago TexasVet

Thanks for all the years of great service to our community. With this request for help I looked back and found that 3 years ago was my last monetary support, so it's about time eh? Tech Support is ALWAYS my first goto for PC/Windows/Software help. Always. Keystroke (march) on!

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Donate Now and Help Keep Gizmo's Freeware Independent and Non-commercial 2 months 2 weeks ago notagain

thank you for all the years of excellent advice. As I consider donating I realize I'm not sure of a reliable procedure for verifying I'm actually donating to Gizmo (or any other site). I'm sorry to ask you for more info, but I'm sure I'm not the only ignorant one looking @ your site. Please publish such a guide, it seems to me to be exactly in both of our, as well as many readers, interest. Or if it exists elswhere, can you point us (we the ignorant) at it? Also if you or any readers can explain why the use of frames and therefore "printer friendly" online material is so universal? Specifically, why are comments not available on gizmo printer friendly material? I generally learn as much or more from the comments, than the articles, from most sites. Thanks in advance, to anyone who cares to enlighten us.

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Gizmo's Freeware's Independence is Under Threat: Here's How You Can Help 2 months 2 weeks ago booleanboy

Finally managed to donate - just ignore the digits in the 'amount' box and start typing the amount you want to donate. Why is it that some of the biggest online enterprises (like Paypal) have the worst UIs?

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Wallpaper of the Week: Colorful Fireworks 2 months 2 weeks ago rhiannon

Thanks!

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Gizmo's Freeware's Independence is Under Threat: Here's How You Can Help 2 months 2 weeks ago mchldpy

It wouldn't let me log in until I entered a Dollar amount.
I clicked on the 3 zeros and entered five point zero zero and it worked just fine.

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Wallpaper of the Week: Colorful Fireworks 2 months 2 weeks ago budchekov

Happy 4th, rhiannon @Y'all :)

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Gizmo's Freeware's Independence is Under Threat: Here's How You Can Help 2 months 2 weeks ago mchldpy

To all those that can't stand the high rates or get the interface to work -
If you sign up for a Paypal account (it's FREE) it cost you NOTHING to donate and you can also send money to ANY email address for FREE.
I'm going now to give $5, won't you give a Dollar?
If everyone gave one Dollar ...

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Gizmo's Freeware's Independence is Under Threat: Here's How You Can Help 2 months 2 weeks ago Quigrim

I did manage to donate.
I figured out the 0.00 you see when you lan on that page is actually not text in the text box that you can delete.
It is shadow text. That is why backspace does nothing.
Just click on a zero and type in your $ amount with cents.

Really, really bad user experience design by PayPal.

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Gizmo's Freeware's Independence is Under Threat: Here's How You Can Help 2 months 2 weeks ago MidnightCowboy

This seems to be a pretty general issue the solution maybe one of those suggested here. MC - Site Manager.
https://www.paypal-community.com/t5/Sending-and-receiving-money/Cannot-e...

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Gizmo's Freeware's Independence is Under Threat: Here's How You Can Help 2 months 2 weeks ago booleanboy

I'm having the same problem (from UK). I'm keen to donate (again) but when I follow the link to the Paypal page I can see no way of changing the default amount from '$0.00'. Have turned all ad blockers off (permanently now for techsupportalert.com) but can't donate using either Firefox or Chrome. I'll keep trying though - I like and trust your site and its ethos and am keen to support you.

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Gizmo's Freeware's Independence is Under Threat: Here's How You Can Help 2 months 2 weeks ago gizmo.richards I thank you all for your kind comments and generous donations. It's the Gizmo community that is by far the most rewarding part of running this website. Gizmo view
Gizmo's Freeware's Independence is Under Threat: Here's How You Can Help 2 months 2 weeks ago gizmo.richards Yes I understand this may be confusing - its not well designed by PayPal. However if you click on the 0.00 amount you can then change it to whatever you want. view
Gizmo's Freeware's Independence is Under Threat: Here's How You Can Help 2 months 2 weeks ago boristhemoggy

Donated. I've been using this website for many many years and it's never failed me. Well worth a few dollars in my eyes

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Thank You for Donating 2 months 2 weeks ago billy22taxi

Happy to Donate. I have also switched off my ad blocker for your site. It's the least i could do for a site which has taught me all i know about computer software. Keep her LIT.

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Thank You for Donating 2 months 2 weeks ago James Cuthbert

Donated keep up the good work

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Gizmo's Freeware's Independence is Under Threat: Here's How You Can Help 2 months 2 weeks ago Quigrim

When i click on Donate (the paypal link) it takes me to a paypal page but the amount shows $0.00, and there is no way to update it.

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Gizmo's Freeware's Independence is Under Threat: Here's How You Can Help 2 months 2 weeks ago retiredWolf

Your site has been a great help to me over the years. I am happy to give back to you. Hope this site will remain for many years to come.

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Thank You for Donating 2 months 2 weeks ago petermac

Hi Gizmo, it's a while since we communicated. I still figure that one day we catch up for that Sydney lunch when I come down from the Central Coast and you make it in from your green part of the world. Your site deserves to go from strength to strength as that's how I still see it travelling. Cheers, Petermac.

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Gizmo's Freeware's Independence is Under Threat: Here's How You Can Help 2 months 2 weeks ago DMN69

Donation made and ad blocker disabled for this website

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Gizmo's Freeware's Independence is Under Threat: Here's How You Can Help 2 months 2 weeks ago swfan1963

Disabled my ad blocker - I didn't realize it was on for Gizmo's - and I'm making a donation. Thanks for the great work!

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Thank You for Donating 2 months 2 weeks ago joseywales

Very happy to help with my donation, please continue the great work!!

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Gizmo's Freeware's Independence is Under Threat: Here's How You Can Help 2 months 2 weeks ago johnl77

I made a donation. I tried to avoid using PayPal because of their outrageous 4% currency conversion fee. Unfortunately my donation was routed through PayPal. PayPal now gouge and I try to avoid using their payments service.

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Thank You for Donating 2 months 2 weeks ago 4sure5

This is such a great, trustworthy site, that i'm happy to help. i've got most of my software through techsupportalert, and have learned a lot in the Forums.
Thanks!

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Thank You for Donating 2 months 2 weeks ago AJNorth

Glad to be able to help support this essential site and its mission (my only regret is that I cannot do more at this time...).

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Thank You for Donating 2 months 2 weeks ago THouston

love what you do, we made a donation.
hope it helps.
however, ad blocker stays on.

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Thank You for Donating 2 months 2 weeks ago wraith808

Done! I'll gladly give a donation or join a membership site, but don't turn off my adblocker for anyone. Too much bad stuff out there that comes through Ad networks.

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Thank You for Donating 2 months 2 weeks ago mrwayne75

At 83 yrs young I am is the same senior position as many seniors and their $$ - I thank you for all the help and hints you have provided me over the years since I first found your site. I do not use ad blockers but sometimes i wish I did but I understand the $$ impact it could have on many sites. GOOD luck on your donation drive.

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Thank You for Donating 2 months 2 weeks ago jhill150

Happy to donate
One the one hand it pains me to use an ad blocker but some sites have ads that are so frustrating I keep it on. But I always turn it off when a website requests that i do. May i suggest you do that too.
J

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Thank You for Donating 2 months 2 weeks ago Niteowl

Happy to help. I'd like to donate more but since I'm a senior with a fixed income it's kind of difficult.

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Gizmo's Freeware's Independence is Under Threat: Here's How You Can Help 2 months 2 weeks ago tedwest

I use an ad blocker, and so I'm not conscious of who uses ads and who doesn't. I disabled it for Gizmo just now, and upon refreshing the page there is no discernible difference. Nevertheless, I'm more than happy to allow ads here.

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Gizmo's Freeware's Independence is Under Threat: Here's How You Can Help 2 months 2 weeks ago EldonW

Google ads... fine.
Kindly explain Google Analytics and Skimlinks.

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Donate Now and Help Keep Gizmo's Freeware Independent and Non-commercial 2 months 2 weeks ago jmaloney

I tried to replicate the problem by turning my ad blocker back on and refreshing the page. The donate button was shown, so I don't know if my earlier experience represents a problem or not. I'm using Firefox.

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Donate Now and Help Keep Gizmo's Freeware Independent and Non-commercial 2 months 2 weeks ago jmaloney

Thank you for this site. I donated, but I almost gave up when I came to the donation page and couldn't find the donate button. I turned off my add blocker (uBlock Origin) and the donation button appeared when I refreshed the page.

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Donate Now and Help Keep Gizmo's Freeware Independent and Non-commercial 2 months 2 weeks ago Kdawn

Thank you Gizmo for all your help and insight that you give so freely! I will gladly donate on Paypal.
I wanted to buy a tee shirt on your link but, it's not working...

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Thank You for Donating 2 months 2 weeks ago mouser

There is no better website for learning about freeware -- the site is absolutely essential, and has been a friend to all freeware coders. I have donated and put out the call on our website for others to lend their support. Keep up the great work.
-jesse (mouser), from donationcoder.com

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Gizmo's Freeware's Independence is Under Threat: Here's How You Can Help 2 months 2 weeks ago rziulek

This is by far the best 'go to' freeware site I have ever used. It is my first and only site that I use for recommended freeware. I am glad to donate to keep you going forever.

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Thank You for Donating 2 months 2 weeks ago 2oldfan

Glad to help. You are one of the true treasures of the internet. You've even been kind enough to help on specific problems . A jewel beyond price.

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Thank You for Donating 2 months 2 weeks ago JAFRA

Thanks to you and the forum!

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Donate Now and Help Keep Gizmo's Freeware Independent and Non-commercial 2 months 2 weeks ago HisSon

Is there any way that we could use PayPal?

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Gizmo's Freeware's Independence is Under Threat: Here's How You Can Help 2 months 2 weeks ago Budnick

Happy to help out. Great site that has saved me a lot of time and money.

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Thank You for Donating 2 months 2 weeks ago tomgee8853

Thanks for all you have done over the years.

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Donate Now and Help Keep Gizmo's Freeware Independent and Non-commercial 2 months 2 weeks ago tom1

Best site around, first stop when looking for software. More than happy to contribute. We all take something out, now it's time to put something back.

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Thank You for Donating 2 months 2 weeks ago FunkyMunky57

No hesitation in donating. A great informative website that has helped me countless times over the years.

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Thank You for Donating 2 months 2 weeks ago RonMazz

Have used your reviews and suggested software for many years. A remarkable resource. I have cheerfully donated and also whitelisted your site in Ad Blocker (have only done this for a couple of other sites). Perhaps you can suggest the whitelisting option as well in your communications and show folk how to do it easily?

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Thank You for Donating 2 months 2 weeks ago i8spombots

Happy to contribute....suggest you alter PayPal link page to ask if people would donate an extra X cents to their contribution so as to cover PayPal's slug that's charged to Gizmo for the PayPal service.

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Thank You for Donating 2 months 2 weeks ago Nodrog

Happy to help.

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Thank You for Donating 2 months 2 weeks ago gizmofan1248

Glad to donate a modest amount to this EXCELLENT site!

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Thank You for Donating 2 months 2 weeks ago smeyer52

I just contributed, happy to do so. Gizmo's TechSupportAlert is valuable to me.

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Thank You for Donating 2 months 2 weeks ago tacenator

Wish I could donate more, but am an old geezer on a very limited income. Great site that I have followed for years; keep up the great work. Thanks Gizmo and Co.

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Gizmo's Freeware's Independence is Under Threat: Here's How You Can Help 2 months 2 weeks ago kastaldi

Donated five minutes ago... I wonder why people use ad block on techsupportalert, your ads are not annoying like other websites...

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Best Free Digital Image Viewer 2 months 2 weeks ago marcdarkin

Shirley? Who's Shirley? :D

Seriously, thanks for taking the trouble to find the download, Rob! Pictomio and Bridge only have one thing in common: they are organizers, not viewers as such. But their approaches are very different from each other.

I had Pictomio in my review because it worked very well as a viewer too. It was intuitive, had an appealing interface and was very fast. These aren't features that Bridge can exactly boast. I know it well and use it very often because of its seamless professional integration with Photoshop and other Adobe products, but it's not a program that I'd recommend to use as a viewer on its own. There's also its footprint and high resource usage.

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Best Free Digital Image Viewer 2 months 2 weeks ago crombierob

I took it as a slight challenge to find the download for Pictomio.
I failed that challenge, but came across a web site Listing Pictomio about 7th, and listing Adobe Bridge as 1st..
The said that it is free.
Softpedia has it for free -
http://www.softpedia.com/get/Multimedia/Graphic/Graphic-Editors/Adobe-Bridge.shtml
I have not delved enough to see if it solves the needs desired from Pictomio.
But Shirley, that program will have some desirable features for some of our members ?
Rob

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Best Free Digital Image Viewer 2 months 2 weeks ago Anupam

Yes, I checked too after seeing your comment, and strangely, Pictomio is not available for download from all major download sites. It's strange because generally download sites do provide a copy from their own servers, but for Pictomio, they all linked to its home site, which is not available anymore. Seems like they decided to disappear from the face of the earth for some reason.

BTW, a new version of Nomacs is out after a long time. Only 64-bit version available though, and I use 32-bit Windows. Hopefully, they will release 32-bit version soon too.

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Get A Dark Theme For Google Chrome 2 months 2 weeks ago gizmofan1248

Concerning relieving stress on the eyes of course there is also the *excellent* program f.lux - which I am sure many of Gizmo's readers know...

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How to Check If Your Computer Has Been Infected with a Wide-Spread DNS Hack 2 months 2 weeks ago aztrix

I'm not sure when this was last checked but I get the following errors from http://www.dcwg.org/detect

1. https is not supported *** ding, ding, ding, alarm bells!
2. All of the links tested (where english is supported) do not work with the exception of http://www.dns-ok.lu which had the following info:

DNS Changer inspection page
This site can no longer determine if your system is infected with the DNSchanger malware. The DNS-OK.LU site relied on the US government provided DNS servers to determine if a system was or was not infected.

Those servers were deactivated on July 9, 2012 in accordance with the expiration of the US court order that authorized those servers.
For more information: DNS Changer Working Group (DCWG).

So I'm curious how this article which was updated 1 February 2015 managed to get this to work after 2012?

YMMV!

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Best Free Digital Image Viewer 2 months 2 weeks ago marcdarkin

Thanks a lot for your comments, Anupam, and especially for the heads up about Pictomio's wrong link. I check all the links in my article from time to time but I admit I hadn't done so since last December. It was still functional at that time. The program hadn't been updated anymore since 2012 but there was an official website maintained for nearly 6 years after.

I'd like to keep it here for a while, though, because it was very good software and could still be useful. But unfortunately, all my attempts to download its last version from any of our reputable download sites have failed. They don't seem to host copies of the program and all their links still lead to the same one I had here. So I've had no choice but to remove Pictomio from the article. A pity.

I'm glad you've found WildBit valuable. Thanks again.

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Get A Dark Theme For Google Chrome 2 months 2 weeks ago classicggma65

I have been using Dark Reader for the last month and do like it. You can filter how light/dark, even choose between contrast/brightness, sepia and grayscale. Also notice a bit of a slowdown but worth it to save my eyes. Get migraines and those white screens played havoc with my eyes, causing headaches...had to cut down my Internet time.

Just checked the extension and found quite a few unhappy people. Seems there are some problems with the last Chrome update. You may want to wait until that's resolved.

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Get A Dark Theme For Google Chrome 2 months 2 weeks ago jonbourne

NoSquint looks great, but it is not open source like Deluminate. You're giving a lot of permission to the extension (to view ALL your websites and data) without knowing what's going on behind the scenes. It doesn't mean that developer is doing any nefarious, but it is something to keep in mind.

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Get A Dark Theme For Google Chrome 2 months 2 weeks ago gizmofan1248

NoSquint is very good.
Another somewhat related is Clearly - esp. for texts where you can set the standard background and text color to a darker theme - and the screen is "cleared up" at the same time.

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Best Free Digital Image Viewer 2 months 3 weeks ago Anupam

Link to Pictomio leads to some other site.

Since the default Photo app in Windows 10 is basically annoying and useless for me, I was searching for another alternative. With a photo viewer, I just wanted to view the image, and be able to zoom it via mouse scroll, which was there in Windows Photo Viewer (which Windows 10 has done away with).

I was able to find this feature in Nomacs, and WildBit Viewer. Nomacs is pretty simple, and light. WildBit Viewer has many more features, which I liked, so I guess it might be my default.

ImageGlass had the desired features too, but its zooming is not smooth, and not good.

Just my experience, as per my requirement.

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And the 150 MB difference is less than 4% of a 4 GB system. 2% of 8 GB, etc. Down in the weeds, in my minuscule opinion

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Best Free Drive Cloning Software 2 months 3 weeks ago gizmofan1248

Thanks! - One other question - in the Windows7 startup screen - the logon screen with different users - I'd like to have it boot automatically into one of the three users after some seconds - is that possible?
Edit: Found the solution:
https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/377-log-automatically-startup.html
It's a little tricky. I use a standard account for daily use (recommended by security folks). Very rarely do I have to access the Admin's account. But if I need it now, I'll have to use netplwiz to go back to the old setting temporarily... :)

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Best Free Drive Cloning Software 2 months 3 weeks ago crombierob

I use the free Seagate Disk Wizard.
It has an option (checkbox) to retain the disk signature, which i always tick.
Perhaps that avoids windows noticing a hardware change ?
Rob

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Best Free Drive Cloning Software 2 months 3 weeks ago Remah

I've regularly replaced HDD and other components including the motherboard and Windows has always been easy to authorise the change. One computer was so fried that the HDD was about the only original component.

It has been over a decade since I spoke to a human operator. More lately Microsoft provided an automated voice response system. Now with Windows 8 and 10, these issues are usually resolved at my computer because the license details are stored in the firmware. That has been a great improvement.

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Best Free Music Player and Organizer 2 months 3 weeks ago Jojo Yee Thanks Anupam for your kind feedback. Both alternative links are now given. view
Change These 15 Default Settings To Increase Your Internet Privacy 2 months 3 weeks ago bash550

You may also want to include uMatrix in that list. I primarily use it on chrome.

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