explorer

Mon
20
Jun
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How to Fix: Increase Thumbnail and Icon Size in Windows 7, 8, 10

Infopackets Reader Denise N. writes: " Dear Dennis, Thanks for your article on ' How to Fix: Increase Taskbar Thumbnail Preview in Windows 7, 8, 10 '. I have a similar question. I recently purchased a new PC with Windows 10, and the monitor ... resolution is 1920 x 1080. The problem is that when I go to My Pictures folder, the picture thumbnails are too small and I have a hard time figuring out what is in the picture thumbnail preview. I have tried setting the icons to 'Large', which is a bit too small, but when I set it to 'Extra Large' it is way too big. How can I make the picture thumbnails in ... (view more)

Mon
06
Jun
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How to Fix: Windows 10 Keeps Asking: 'How do you want to open this file?'

Infopackets Reader Leonard C. writes: " Dear Dennis, I just upgraded to Windows 10 recently. Every time I click on a link in my emails, Windows 10 keeps asking me 'How do you want to open this file?'. It gives me three choices: 'Internet Explorer', ... 'Microsoft Edge', and 'Look for an app in the store'. How can I get rid of this annoying window? I am currently using Microsoft Outlook 10 as my email program and I use Internet Explorer to browse the web. " My response: If you are running Windows 10 and if you ever come across the window which says: "How do you want to open this file?", it is ... (view more)

Wed
11
Dec
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Microsoft Issues Five 'Critical' Security Fixes

Microsoft has issued eleven security bulletins as part of its final Patch Tuesday of 2013. One of those bulletins addresses a zero-day flaw found in Windows XP, while another fixes a remote code execution vulnerability in the firm's web browser, ... Internet Explorer. In total, Microsoft's December Patch Tuesday includes five patches rated "critical", Microsoft's most alarming security classification. Windows XP TIFF Vulnerability Finally Addressed The first critical fix, MS13-096, addresses a TIFF image file vulnerability exploited via Word, Microsoft's word processing application. The good news ... (view more)

Fri
31
May
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'Droid Explorer 0.8.8.9 Beta', and 'Helicon Photo Safe 3.90'

Droid Explorer 0.8.8.9 Beta This handy little tool is designed to make navigating the files and folders on your Android-based device easier than ever before. It features an easy-to-navigate user interface that resembles Microsoft's popular Windows ... Explorer tool. http://de.codeplex.com Helicon Photo Safe 3.90 Helicon Photo Safe is the ultimate tool for people with large digital photograph collections and concerns about privacy. Using this program you can keep track of your photos, protect them with expansive privacy controls, and organize your favorite images. Overall, there are plenty of ... (view more)

Mon
04
Mar
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'Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7', and 'Image Tuner 4.0'

Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7 As the title suggests, Internet Explorer 10 is finally available for users of Microsoft's Windows 7 operating system. To get all of the added performance and security benefits of IE10, click the link below to ... download Microsoft's newest browser. http://windows.microsoft.com Image Tuner 4.0 Image Tuner is designed to let you easily and quickly resize, rename, and convert your favorite images. It also allows users to add watermarks to their image creations. Image Tuner uses a very intuitive and simple interface and is compatible with most versions of Windows. ... (view more)

Mon
11
Feb
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'Microsoft Process Explorer 15.3', and 'Google Chrome 25.0.1364.68 Beta'

Microsoft Process Explorer 15.3 Microsoft's very own Process Explorer is designed to help you figure out exactly what's running on your system. It displays information in two sub-windows -- one shows active processes, while the other is highly ... customizable. Use this application to keep tabs on your PC! http://technet.microsoft.com Google Chrome 25.0.1364.68 Beta Google Chrome is a fast, safe, and absolutely free web browser. It's available for Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, and even Windows XP. Click below to try out the brand new beta version of edition 25. http://www.google.com This ... (view more)

Fri
23
Nov
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'Eusing Maze Lock 2.0', and 'Portable Storage Explorer 1.0'

Eusing Maze Lock 2.0 Eusing Maze Lock is a powerful tool designed to help you lock your Windows computer screen with a single click. Locking your screen prevents other people from making any use of your computer while you are away from the keyboard. ... You can also specify the background image shown when your computer screen is locked. http://www.eusing.com Portable Storage Explorer 1.0 Portable Storage Explorer displays information related to your remote network computer's USB devices, removable storage, CD-rom and DVD drives, including their current state, their drive type, serial number, ... (view more)

Tue
17
Jul
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'Microsoft Process Explorer 15.22', and 'VisiTrax Lite 2.11.3'

Microsoft Process Explorer 15.22 Ever wondered which program has a particular file or directory open? Now you can find out. Process Explorer shows you information about which handles and processes have opened or loaded. The unique capabilities of ... Process Explorer make it useful for tracking down problems, and provide insight into the way Windows and applications work. http://technet.microsoft.com VisiTrax Lite 2.11.3 Designed for professional DJs and casual collectors alike, VisiTrax provides quick and easy access to your audio CDs, records, tapes, and MP3 files. Browse, sort, and find songs ... (view more)

Tue
22
May
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'LangOver 5.0.38', and 'System Explorer 3.8.9'

LangOver 5.0.38 With the free software LangOver 5.0, PC users can quickly and easily convert any text they wish from one language to another. All that's necessary is to hit 'F10' and the text you have selected will be instantaneously converted by ... this remarkable software to whatever other language you have chosen. LangOver 5.0 is totally free and works with any language you need. http://www.langover.com System Explorer 3.8.9 System Explorer is free, award-winning software designed to help users navigate through their files. Once installed on your computer, it can also provide detailed reports ... (view more)

Wed
14
Dec
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'System Restore Explorer 0.0.5 Beta', and 'Foxit Reader 5.1.3.1201'

System Restore Explorer 0.0.5 Beta System Restore Explorer is a tool which allows you to browse system restore points on your computer and select individual ones for deletion, which is helpful for freeing up disk space. It also allows you to mount ... the contents of a restore point into a folder so you can browse and copy individual files, without the need to perform a full system restore. http://nicbedford.co.uk Foxit Reader 5.1.3.1201 The Foxit Reader is a small, fast, and feature rich PDF viewer which allows you to open, view, and print any PDF file. Unlike other free PDF readers, Foxit ... (view more)

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