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Thu
28
Apr
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'Ultimate Boot CD (UBCD) BETA 5.1 Alpha 3', and 'Free File Wiper 0.1b'

Ultimate Boot CD (UBCD) BETA 5.1 Alpha 3 You need the Ultimate Boot CD if you want to a) run floppy-based diagnostic tools from CDROM drives; b) free yourself from the slow loading speed of the floppy drive; and c) consolidate as many diagnostic ... tools as possible into one bootable CD. Wouldn't you like to avoid digging into the dusty box to look for the right floppy disk, but simply run them all from a single CD? Then the Ultimate Boot CD is for you! http://www.ultimatebootcd.com Free File Wiper 0.1b Delete files securely with Free File Wiper. Simply drag and drop directories and files on the ... (view more)

Mon
04
Apr
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'Temp File Cleaner 3.1.1', and 'AbpMon 9.0.0.0 Beta'

Temp File Cleaner 3.1.1 Temp File Cleaner is a utility which quickly scans all accessible user accounts on a Windows PC and eliminates temporary files accumulated by Windows on any drive. Version 3 is now completely free for private use! It even ... provides a full list of all deleted files. NOTE: we've been notified by a few users that the 'Ask.com Toolbar' is bundled with this program and is being surreptitiously installed with or without permission. Please be aware of this before downloading / installing Temp File Cleaner. http://software.addpcs.com AbpMon 9.0.0.0 Beta AbpMon is a resizable ... (view more)

Wed
16
Feb
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Security Researcher Reveals New Windows Zero-Day Flaw

A new zero-day security flaw has been found in Windows that could allow a hacker remote access to a PC. A security researcher recently disclosed the bug, which Microsoft is currently investigating. The programming code for the security flaw has been ... posted publically and is related to a Windows system file called "mrxsmb.sys". The file is related to Windows Server Message Block (SMB) protocol, used for network communications. Bug Rated Critical by Security Experts In short, the affected file is associated with file and printer sharing features within the Windows operating system (OS). ... (view more)

Wed
02
Feb
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'Panda Batch File Renamer 1.3 RC Beta', and 'Cain and Abel 4.9.38'

Panda Batch File Renamer 1.3 RC Beta Panda Batch File Renamer is an easy to use utility for changing the names of multiple files. The intuitive interface provides a flexible way to quickly alter file names. The current and final file names are shown ... side-by-side on the screen and any changes are displayed on screen immediately. http://animalsoftware.kodingen.com Cain and Abel 4.9.38 Cain and Abel is a password recovery tool for Microsoft operating systems. It allows easy recovery of passwords used by networks, password boxes, and more. Cain and Abel has been developed in the hope that it will ... (view more)

Wed
03
Nov
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Acronis True Image 2011 Review

Since 2004, Infopackets.com has recommended Acronis True Image to its readers as -the- ultimate backup and disaster recovery solution for Microsoft Windows. There are many new exciting changes to discuss with True Image 2011, but first, let's start ... with the basics. What Exactly is Acronis True Image? To put it in simple terms, Acronis True Image is a backup program on steroids. In order to explain how it's different compared to other run-of-the-mill simple backup programs, let me explain what True Image does. With simple backup programs, you can only archive your files onto another ... (view more)

Mon
16
Aug
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'Opera USB 10.61', and 'File Splitter Lite 1.0'

Opera USB 10.61 This portable version of the popular Opera web browser can be extracted directly onto a thumb storage device via USB port. Several different versions of this portable tool are available across many different languages. ... http://www.opera-usb.com File Splitter Lite 1.0 File Splitter Lite is a small, fast, and free program which allows you to split a copy of a large file into smaller segments. You may then easily transfer the segments to another computer and use File Splitter Lite to reconstruct the original file. http://www.kinectstorm.com This freeware software program is ... (view more)

Fri
04
Jun
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Antivirus says Download Not Safe. How can I be certain?

" Hello Dennis! I am a long time subscriber and I enjoy your email newsletter very much, especially your questions and answers regarding Microsoft Windows. Question: I downloaded a file from a reputable web site, but my antivirus program says the ... file is virus infected. On the site that I downloaded the file, there are people who say the file is infected, while other say it's completely safe to use. How do I know whether or not it's safe to open this file? " My response: Depending on your choice of antivirus / antispyware and their respective protection settings, it's possible you've ... (view more)

Tue
13
Apr
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ID Theft: A Victim's Step-By-Step Recovery Guide

We recently reported on a story in which the identities of 3.3 million loan borrowers were hacked , including the names, addresses, social security numbers of these individuals. Now, figures from the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse suggest that more ... than 347 million records have been breached since 2005. So, what happens if you aren't aware that your identity has been compromised? The short answer is that someone will likely try to use your identity to commit fraud. For example, you might receive a bill for a credit card expense that you knew nothing about. It could ruin your credit score, or ... (view more)

Thu
04
Feb
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'File Wing', and 'Ganglia'

File Wing Recover lost or deleted files and delete files safely so they can't be recovered with File Wing. Most of the time, if you delete a file in Windows, this file isn't really deleted. Windows instead intentionally "forgets" where the file is ... located on the hard disk. It is possible to restore some of these files if they have not been overwritten on the hard disk. Our new tool File Wing can help you recover unintentionally deleted files and can also help permanently delete files by overwriting them multiple times, so that they cannot be recovered anymore, by anyone. http://www.abelssoft. ... (view more)

Wed
27
Jan
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Win7 Upgrade Guide: From Outlook Express to Thunderbird

Infopackets Reader Bill P. writes: " Dear Dennis, I finally made the plunge to Win7, thanks to your series of articles on upgrading from XP to Windows 7 . I noticed that Outlook Express is no longer part of Windows 7. Question: is there another ... email program similar to Outlook Express, and one that can import all my old Outlook Express emails for use on Windows 7? I've archived many Outlook Express emails over the years that I would still like to keep. " My response: I faced the exact same issue when I upgraded to Windows 7. In short: Microsoft chose not to bundle an email program with ... (view more)

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