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Fri
24
Apr
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MS Windows 8: Details Emerge via Help Wanted Ad

With only a few weeks until Microsoft's Windows 7 Release Candidate 1 (RC1) is released, Microsoft is already looking for people to help with Windows 8. An April 14th job ad posted by Microsoft says the upcoming version of Windows will have new ... features like cluster support and support for one way replication. Apparently the Windows 8 kernel is being reworked to provide dramatic performance improvements. Windows 8 will also include innovative features that, according to Microsoft, will revolutionize file access in branch offices. (Source: microsoft.com ) In the Planning Stage for a While ... (view more)

Thu
29
Jan
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'Icons From File', and 'Simple Directory Analyzer'

Icons From File This tool is used for extracting icons or icon arrays from files and boasts the unique ability to scan folders and search for EXE, DLL and OCX files containing icons! There is even the ability to extract and save all icons from all ... files into a selected folder. Also, all icons from the selected file can be exported to HTML document. http://www.vlsoftware.net Simple Directory Analyzer With Simple Directory Analyzer, you can list all file types in a directory, list duplicate files, list hidden files. Sort by name, file type, location and size. Draw graphs from your information. ... (view more)

Wed
29
Oct
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Change File Save Location in MS Word 2007

Word 2007 by default stores your documents in the My Documents folder in Windows XP. If you are using Microsoft Vista, your documents will be stored in the Documents folder. The programmers most likely set this up in this manner so that you would ... always know where to find your files. Believe it or not, I have had users send me an email telling me that they have saved a Word document and have no idea where they have saved it! But, you may wish to store your documents in a different location, such as an external hard drive. If that is the case, you will have to use the File | Save As to ... (view more)

Thu
23
Oct
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Acronis True Image 2009 Review

Announcing Acronis True Image Home 2010 It's finally here!!! Acronis True Image Home 2010 takes backup and disaster recovery to an entirely new level of security and reliability. While file-based backups are great for choosing only a few specific ... files and folders to protect, Image-based backups have the ability to take snapshot of your ENTIRE computer -- including ALL your programs AND the Operating System. Acronis makes it as easy as 1-2-3! Imagine never having to waste time fumbling for old installation CDs, having to reinstall a program OR Windows ever again! In the event of a hard drive ... (view more)

Wed
08
Oct
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'Process Lasso', and 'File Shield'

Process Lasso Process Lasso automatically adjusts the allocation of CPU cycles to programs so that system responsiveness is improved in high-load situations. It does this by dynamically lowering the priorities of processes that are consuming too ... many CPU cycles, thereby giving other processes a chance to run if they are in need. This is useful for both single and multi-core processors. No longer will a single process be able to bring your system to a virtual stall. In addition, Process Lasso offers capabilities such as default process priorities, default process CPU affinities, termination of ... (view more)

Wed
20
Aug
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Carry Your Outlook Contacts with You Everywhere

You could take a memory course at your local community college and try to remember all of your Contacts in MS Outlook but I don't think that would work do you? If you travel a lot and need to have your Outlook contacts handy you might consider using ... a flash drive. They are sometimes called thumb drives too and they are small and very economical nowadays. Follow the steps below to learn how: Click on File | Import and Export to a file. Click Next. Select Personal Folder File (.pst) from the list of file types. Click Next. From the folder tree, select Contacts. Click Next. Save the exported ... (view more)

Fri
01
Aug
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'Soundmaps', and 'Pismo File Mount Audit Package'

Today's fresh software picks were provided courtesy of Bob Helmer at Shell Extension City. Please note that the below software descriptions are provided solely from the developer and are absent from any guarantee or warranty. You are encouraged to ... review the Shell Extension Software Policy for more details. Soundmaps Soundmaps makes music out of your desktop actions by translating a part of the bitmap image on your desktop into sound. Drawing, typing, surfing, playing a movie etc. will constantly change the sound. Hence, you can make your own music while working. Soundmaps becomes your ... (view more)

Wed
18
Jun
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Wow! Ashampoo Burning Studio 8!

Update June 2, 2009: REDUCED!!!! Ashampoo Burning Studio 8, only $19.49! -- I've got some *very* exciting news to share today! The folks over at Ashampoo sent me a friendly email this week to announce that the full version of Ashampoo Burning Studio ... 8 -- their flagship, simple-to-use, feature rich CD / DVD recording program -- is finally available! Well, that may not sound too exciting, but read on -- because you won't want to miss this one! Ashampoo: Deal of the Century In order to celebrate the release of this amazing program, the company is offering a massive and extremely generous ... (view more)

Tue
22
Apr
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'Nexus File', and 'Incorporate Text Files Onto Your Desktop'

Nexus File NexusFile is a file manager for Windows that will increase your computing performance. If you still use Windows Explorer, you must try this exciting tool with far too many features to list here. http://www.xiles.net/ Incorporate Text ... Files Onto Your Desktop If you keep your daily worklog, grocery shopping list, to-do's, project ideas, or even your calendar in text files, you can embed that information right onto your Windows desktop. http://lifehacker.com/ (view more)

Mon
21
Apr
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'File Menu Tools', and 'Wintail'

File Menu Tools Customize the context menu of the Windows Explorer. Add a large number of built-in utilities in order to do operations over files and folders. Add customized commands which let you run external applications, copy/move to a specific ... folder or delete specific file types. http://www.lopesoft.com/en/fmtools/info.html Wintail Sometimes you need to look at a very large text file, like the 1GB log files on some systems. This program reads the last megabytes of the file without creating a 1 GB swap file. http://www.elentaris.co.uk/software/index.html (view more)

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