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Thu
18
Aug
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3D MP3 Sound Recorder Review

Synopsis: 3D MP3 Sound Recorder is an Audio Playback Recorder that is capable of recording sounds that eminate from your sound card, microphone, line-in ports, and any other sound sources. You can use 3D MP3 Sound Recorder to grab any sound bite ... including: Internet streaming broadcasts, music, CD, DVD, tape, dialogues from movies, game sounds, and much more! Captured sounds can be saved directly into WAV or MP3 format using real-time conversion (without creating temporary files). The program offers direct support for RealPlayer, Winamp, Windows Media Player, Power DVD, Flash, Quick time and ... (view more)

Thu
28
Jul
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Split large files for backup onto CD?

Infopackets Reader Lai C. writes: " Dear Dennis, I have recently organized all of my critical files into 1 single folder. The rationale for organizing in this manner is so that it is easy for me to locate my files for the purpose of backing them up ... onto CD recordable. My Critical File Folder contains over 5 gigabytes (GB) worth of data -- with some files being quite large in size. Ideally, I would like to store all the files 'perfectly' onto 8 CDs in order to save time and media [hint: 8 CDs x 700 megabytes each = 5.6 gigabytes, which is enough to store the backup folder]. The way things ... (view more)

Wed
13
Jul
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InAlbum 2.0 Deluxe Edition: Photo Organizer

More great news! Increditools.com has just released InAlbum 2.0 -- the amazing picture organizer that turns ordinary digital photos into stunning theme-based photo albums, chalk-full of animations, clipart, and sound. With a prestigious 5-out-of-5 ... star rating from Download.com and Tucows.com, InAlbum 2.0 Deluxe Edition is so amazing, you have to see it to believe it [links to online samples follow]! InAlbum 2.0 Deluxe Edition: How it works Begin by adding your photos to a list of ready-to-use (or custom) templates. Each template lets you combine, mix, and match background animations, buttons ... (view more)

Thu
07
Jul
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CyberScrub Privacy Suite 4 Review

Synopsis: Does your computer contain sensitive information? Of course it does! Whether you're surfing the web, chatting with friends, emailing co-workers, or downloading files via P2P [file sharing] -- almost everything you do on your computer can ... be retraced, dissected, and scrutinized. Thankfully, there's programs like CyberScrub Privacy Suite that can erase your tracks and protect your privacy! With the maximum "5 star" rating from Download.com, CyberScrub Privacy Suite's helpful interface allows you to: irrecoverably delete files, clean Windows traces (recently opened files, Run history, ... (view more)

Fri
24
Jun
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MetaProducts Offline Explorer Review

Synopsis: What's the best way to archive your favorite web pages and web media permanently? Answer: MetaProducts Offline Explorer! Using a clear, intuitive and convenient user interface, Offline Explorer downloads Web and FTP sites (up to 500 ... simultaneously!) at the highest possible speed so you can browse, search, export to CD or perform other operations on downloaded sites. Among its many awards, Offline Explorer is a ZDNet.com 5-star winner! Offline Explorer: Screenshots Click to view: Page 1 | Page 2 | Page 3 | Page 4. 10 Reasons why you should be using Offline Explorer (1) A Powerful, ... (view more)

Sun
05
Jun
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'Drive Rescue', and 'The Jargon File'

Drive Rescue Drive Rescue is a program for exploring your hard disk, and locating lost files on it. The idea for this program originated from processing a disk with Scandisk -- which suddenly contained no data. Since off-the-shelf Windows methods ... could not recover any of it, this program was successfully created, to find important information of the file system, to look for lost data and to restore it. http://www.woundedmoon.org/win32/driverescue19d.html The Jargon File This document is a collection of slang terms used by various subcultures of computer hackers. Though some technical material ... (view more)

Tue
17
May
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ImTOO CD Ripper Review

Synopsis: Have you ever wanted to take all your favorites songs from various CDs and then re-record them onto your very own "greatest hits" disc? With ImTOO CD Ripper, you can! ImTOO CD Ripper allows you to copy (or "rip") entire music CDs / ... selected tracks to your computer; then, using your favorite CD burning program, you can re-record them onto 1 disc. ImTOO CD Ripper is suitable for both veterans and beginners; it's user friendly interface allows you to complete CD ripping with only a few minutes! ImTOO CD Ripper: it's also an Audio Converter The main function of ImTOO CD Ripper is ... (view more)

Mon
02
May
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Is it safe to Remove Files in the Windows Temp folder?

Infopackets Reader 'P.S. Liew' writes: " Dear Dennis, Over the years, my 'temp' folder in Windows [located at c:\windows\temp] has gathered quite a substantial amount of temporary, space-eating files as well as Internet browser history items such as ... cookies, cache and the like. I am contemplating whether or not I should delete these files in order to reclaim hard disk space, but prior to doing so, I would like to get some pointers from you as to which selection of files in this folder is safe to delete. Am I wrong to assume that it is safe to completely delete all files in c:\windows\ ... (view more)

Wed
23
Mar
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Acronis True Image Review (version 8): In Depth

Continuing on with our in-depth discussions on backup solutions , this article will review Acronis True Image version 8.0. This will be the final article in our 7-part series, stretching back almost 1 month to date: Choosing a Backup Solution: An In ... Depth Look 6 Key Elements for any Backup Strategy Backup Made Easy: A Six Point Guide to Buying Backup Software Genie Backup Manager Review System Restore and similar Registry Reverting utilities -- pointless? The results are in: which Disk Imaging Backup software is best? Acronis True Image Review (version 8): In Depth RE: Disk Imaging software ... (view more)

Tue
01
Mar
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Reverse Spyware Attack by Reverting Registry?

Infopackets Reader Bill S. writes: " Dear Dennis, I just finished reading your article on how important it is to maintain a clean System Registry in order to achieve optimal PC performance. I have a question for you: I have two computers (one with ... Windows XP and the other with Windows 98); the Windows XP computer has a feature called "system restore" which automatically reverts my System Registry to a previously working state [in case I get attacked with Spyware, for example] ... however, my Windows 98 PC doesn't have the system restore feature. My question is: how can I backup ... (view more)

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