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Mon
10
Jul
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'Game Speed Adjuster', and 'Ie Customizer 1.3'

Game Speed Adjuster Game Speed Adjuster is a powerful tool to adjust the speed of Windows games and applications. It can speed up games or speed down programs. For some network games, players can get super ability such as running faster, more ... powerful gun fire if the program changes the game faster. Players could get more reaction time if it makes the game slower. http://www.pc2download.com/free/game-speed-adjuster.htm Ie Customizer 1.3 Techlogica IE Customizer 1.3 allows you to enhance and personalize Internet Explorer 6.0 by giving you access to over 75 hidden features in an easy-to-use ... (view more)

Tue
27
Jun
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'Ie Report', and 'Tray Devil'

Ie Report IE Report creates a clickable list of each web site that you visit. Each entry is date/time stamped. Use IE Report to help you find interesting websites that you've previously visited. http://www.frontierdesigngroup.com/IE%20Report.asp ... Tray Devil TrayDevil is a Window to Tray Minimizer with a set of powerful extra tools: it can hide the tray clock, disable a window's minimum, maximum and close button, set windows "on top", shutdown, restart, stand by, hibernate, log off, lock your system and turn off your monitor. TrayDevil can also automatically run a program (e.g. backup ... (view more)

Tue
18
Apr
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'Run Ie 7 Without Installing It', and 'Ss64.Com'

Run Ie 7 Without Installing It If you want to test IE7 without the risk of installing a beta software, here is a simple way to do it. This method does not install IE 7 the usual way -- instead you just run it from the installer package and hence ... your system does not get littered with beta DLLs all over the place. http://jaganath.blogspot.com Ss64.Com SS64 is an incredible command line reference for Windows, Linux, OS X, and Oracle. http://www.ss64.com/ (view more)

Fri
31
Mar
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'Ie Scripter', and 'Shutdownxp Enforcer '

Ie Scripter Adds a toolbar to the Internet Explorer, allowing you to write scripts that executes and manipulates the loaded page's DHTML object model. The new toolbar exposes 5 buttons, each runs a script which can manipulate the DHTML object model ... of any page shown in the browser. You write the script in standard VBScript. You have automatic access to all the properties and methods of the IWebBrowser2 interface. Using the IWebBrowser2::Document property you get access to the DHTML Object Model and can manipulate the underlying web page just as you may wish. A goodie for web developers and ... (view more)

Tue
14
Jun
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'Customize Ie', and 'Explore Start'

Customize IE Add new menu items and toolbar buttons to Internet Explorer. http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/ctie.html Explore Start Almost equivalent to rebooting Windows. Explorestart is a very simple utility that simply restarts Windows Explorer and ... Internet Explorer. When you run this tool, all instances of Explorer (explorer.exe) and Internet Explorer (iexplore.exe) are terminated instantly, and a new instance of Explorer is created after a few seconds. http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/restart_explorer.html (view more)

Tue
17
May
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Which web browser is the most secure?

Infopackets Reader Suzanne 'arial0197' writes: " Dear Dennis, I thoroughly enjoy your newsletters! Every day I find myself at your website browsing through the older issues to learn something new. I don't have a dilemma for you today, but would be ... very grateful to hear your opinion on what you think is the best web browser. In the last few months, I started using Mozilla Firefox. I absolutely love the 'tabbed browsing' feature that enables me to open up and flip to another web site without having umpteen different browser Windows opened up in my tray bar. Prior to Firefox, I used ... (view more)

Thu
05
Aug
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Computer tries to access 127.0.0.1?

Infopackets Reader Frances D. writes: " Dear Dennis, I have a problem getting my home page as well as other web pages to pull up. My email pulls up, and sends fine. Sometimes, when I access Internet explorer, it tries to connect, but then reports an ... error message. Other times it will slowly pull up and stop at the half way mark. It tells me it is connecting to site 127.0.0.1. What the heck is site 127.0.0.1? I have contacted my Internet Service Provider and they have told me a number of things to try, but nothing has worked. Is this my computer or is it an Internet problem? " My ... (view more)

Tue
16
Mar
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Can't remove / uninstall MyWebSearch?, Part 2

Last week, Infopackets Reader Cospul warned me of a problem he had with a browser enhancement, called MyWebSearch: " I downloaded and installed [the browser plug-in] only to find out that it hijacked my Internet Explorer ... Whatever [web site I ... visit, MyWebSearch either displays their site or an error message]. ... I emailed the Mywebsearch [support many times], but they have not [provided any useful technical advice]. I even hired a certified Microsoft technician to fix the problem -- but after a week, all they could tell me was that Mywebsearch acts like a virus (no kidding!). I can't ... (view more)

Thu
09
Oct
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Alternative to Internet Explorer and its security flaws?

Die Hard Infopackets Reader Ted B. writes: " I have Internet Explorer (IE) 6.0 with Service Pack 1 installed. My Internet Service Provider (ISP) is Juno, and it comes with a web browser (version 5.0, build 33). I recently downloaded Netscape version ... 7.0. Yesterday I received word (via LockerGnome's newsletter) that I needed to go to the Microsoft Windows Update web site to download a fix for a recently discovered security vulnerability in Internet Explorer. My question is: [With all the security breaches with Internet Explorer -- would it make any sense to just stop using IE altogether ... (view more)

Thu
22
May
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Repair Internet Explorer

Today, David M. sent me an email asking me how to go about Repairing Internet Explorer: " Hello Dennis! The May 20, 2003 issue of the Gazette mentioned the very useful Internet Explorer Repair Tool, accessed from Add/Remove Programs in Control ... Panel. In the past, this method has worked for me when using Win98 and IE5. However, I now run Win2K and IE6 and the IE Repair Tool isn't listed in the Add/Remove Programs, so I can't repair it. Do you or any of your learned readers have any ideas, please? " My Response: I get asked this question a lot from readers, so I've decided to provide ... (view more)

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