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Mon
07
Jul
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'Color Control Panel Applet', and 'Iso Cd Burner'Color Control Panel Applet

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. Color Control Panel Applet The Microsoft Color Control Panel Applet adds a new 'Color' item to the Windows control panel, providing a single place to view and edit color management settings in Windows XP. http://www.microsoft.com Iso CD Burner A very simple app to burn a CD from an .iso ... (view more)

Fri
02
May
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'Software Virtualization Solution', and 'Panel Hider'

Software Virtualization Solution Altiris Software Virtualization Solution is a revolutionary approach to software management. By placing applications and data into managed units called Virtual Software Packages, Software Virtualization Solution ... allows you to instantly activate, deactivate or reset applications and to completely avoid conflicts between applications without altering the base Windows installation. http://www.svsdownloads.com/ Panel Hider The program can attach any desktop window to one of the screen edges and auto hide it. Hidden panels will work like the windows TaskBar, making ... (view more)

Wed
08
Nov
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Block and Remove / Uninstall Internet Explorer 7 (IE7)

Internet Explorer 7 (IE7) has been released as of November 1, 2006. If you're not ready for it yet, there are a few options to prevent its installation through Automatic Updates. Personally, I update my computer manually, so I can see what's being ... installed before it's installed. Reports say that IE7 is more secure and has more functionality than Internet Explorer 6 (some improvements include tabbed browsing and a built-in RSS reader) -- but I prefer to wait until they get a few more bugs worked out and some patches for the flaws that still exist before I'll agree to install it myself. Many ... (view more)

Mon
14
Aug
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'Gamma Panel', and 'Fungus Tabs'

Gamma Panel Gamma Panel is a little handy application that lets you adjust brightness, contrast and gamma settings in real-time. Thanks to its hot-key feature, you don't even have to leave the game you're playing! The program works pretty similar to ... Color profiles in PowerStrip but is completely free and much smaller in terms of system load and memory usage. The program is pretty simple - it just sits on the taskbar and does its job. You can apply profiles in 2 ways: by pressing assigned hot-key combination or by selecting the entry from the popup menu. The last selected color profile is ... (view more)

Thu
16
Feb
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'Virtual Cd-Rom Control Panel', and 'Win Info'

Virtual Cd-Rom Control Panel Microsoft has an unsupported Virtual CD-ROM Control Panel for Windows XP. It contains no setup (only instructions) and the interface is quite basic. But the software does its job very well. ... http://weblogs.asp.net/pleloup/archive/2004/01/15/58918.aspx Win Info You can find any of this information: Product Name, Product ID, Current Version, Current Build Number, Build Lab Number, Current Build, Registered Owner, Registered Organization, Vendor Identifier, Processor Name, Processor Identifier, BIOS Identifier, System BIOS Date, Video BIOS Date, Local Host Name, Local ... (view more)

Wed
07
Dec
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'Panel Hider', and 'Jap'

Panel Hider Attach any desktop window to one of the screen edges and auto hide it like the windows TaskBar. http://hofi.fw.hu Jap JAP makes it possible to surf the internet anonymously. JAP uses a single static address which is shared by many JAP ... users; that way neither the visited website, nor an eavesdropper can determine which user visited which website. Instead of connecting directly to a web server, users take a detour, connecting with encryption through several intermediaries, so-called mixes. http://anon.inf.tu-dresden.de/index_en.html (view more)

Wed
02
Nov
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Set Mouse Focus (bring Window to foreground)?

Infopackets Reader Jamie T. from the UK writes: " Dear Dennis, When I hover my mouse pointer over a window, it automatically brings that window to the front. I don't understand why this happening all the sudden. I can't seem to find any settings in ... the Control Panel where I can stop the mouse from stealing focus. Can you help? " My response: The mouse focus setting may be the result of a program you recently installed. At any rate, you can adjust mouse focus (enable or disable) it with a freeware Microsoft utility, called TweakUI (a part of the PowerToys collection). A download link ... (view more)

Wed
07
Sep
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Windows Control Panel

The Control Panel is part of the Microsoft Windows graphical user interface (GUI) menu. It is accessible from the Start Menu, which allows users to view and manipulate basic system settings and controls, such as: adding hardware, adding/removing ... software, controlling user accounts, changing accessibility options, and more. The Control Panel is accessed by going into Start -> Settings -> Control Panel on Windows 95, 98, and Me and directly from Windows XP. Control Panel Categories in Windows XP In Windows XP, the following Control Panel options are present: Accessibility Options: allows ... (view more)

Tue
10
Aug
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Desktop icons appear malformed?

Infopackets Reader Ron E. 'fiftylakesfox' writes: " I recently ran Safe Mode (under Windows ME) and after restarting my computer, almost all my Desktop icons showed up with the blue big "E" (as in Internet Explorer). I used the Microsoft 'System ... Restore' feature, but it didn't help at all. I've contacted Microsoft about this problem but haven't received a response in over two days. You or your readers are probably best source to help me get my hijacked icons back. Any suggestions? PS: Thanks very much for providing such an excellent newsletter. " My response: This has ... (view more)

Wed
17
Dec
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'Brute Force Server Error' when using Internet?

Infopackets Reader Madelaine M. writes: " Lately, when I am trying to connect to the Internet, I get a message saying, 'Brute Force Server Error'. When I click the window, the error message disappears. I use Norton Anti-virus 2002 and Spy Sweeper to ... scan my system for viruses and Spyware. What else should I do to avoid this problem?" My response: I can say that I have never heard of this error message before. I did some research using Google, but wasn't able to come up with anything conclusive. However, what I did find is that the term "Brute Force" refers to a form of ... (view more)

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