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Tue
27
Sep
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Webcam Monitor Surveillance Software Review

Synopsis: Turn your PC into into a smart Video Security and Surveillance System! Using Webcam Monitor's intelligent motion detection system, you can effortlessly monitor your home, office, parking area, or any other premises 24-hours a day! Simply ... connect a USB or FireWire Camera to your PC, install WebCam Monitor, and you're ready to begin surveillance! Webcam Monitor is highly customizable and lets you activate video via motion and noise so that you can capture events precisely when they happen. Remote monitoring lets you view / listen to video / audio over the Internet, plus FTP uploads ... (view more)

Sun
11
Sep
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'10 Real Pc Games You Can Download For Free', and ' Primo Pdf'

10 Real Pc Games You Can Download For Free Presented here are 10 games you can have for free. For one reason or another--often to promote upcoming sequels, for instance, or simply out of karmic generosity--these games have been released as free ... downloads by their respective publisher, developer, or creator. And each title listed is a complete game--there's not a demo, an expansion pack, or a browser-based Flash game among them. So what's the catch? Many of these titles are old (some are downright ancient), some lack a single-player component, and others are notoriously buggy! http://reviews. ... (view more)

Thu
11
Aug
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Privacy Guardian Review

Synopsis: Are you a paranoid PC user? Got stuff on your computer that you don't want others to see -- like web sites you've recently visited, media files you've recently opened, or documents recently edited? In that case, you need Privacy Guardian! ... Believe it or not, it's pretty easy for *anyone* to find out what you've been up to (for example: Click Start -& Documents to see recently opened documents, or CTRL + H to see recently visited web sites)! With Privacy Guardian, you'll never have to worry about 'prying eyes' looking over your sensitive data again! Installs in minutes and super- ... (view more)

Thu
21
Jul
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SysTweak Advanced System Optimizer v2 Review

Synopsis: Looking for a way to optimize Windows without a lot of technical know-how? Look no further! Advanced System Optimizer v2 (ASO) is the most comprehensive system-tweaking utility ever created! ASO includes more than 30 tools for ... supercharging your PC's performance, plus more than 200 tweaks for customizing Windows and improving its performance! New features in version 2 include a Spyware detective, an email checker, icon manager, an ultra-fast emailer, and a comprehensive backup tool for Outlook and for files and folders. You can back up the registry and restore it if it's damaged by ... (view more)

Thu
21
Jul
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WinTasks 5 Professional Review

In today's world of Spyware threats and other Internet nasties, not knowing what is running silently in the background of your computer can be a serious problem. Unfortunately, Task Manager [CTRL + ALT + DEL] isn't helpful in reporting which ... processes are critical to your system, which ones can be terminated safely, and is horrible at troubleshooting problematic and suspect tasks. So how do you know "what's what"? Introducing WinTasks 5 Professional: the Ultimate Task Manager WinTasks 5 Professional is a state-of-the-art Task Manager replacement designed to enhance your computer's ... (view more)

Tue
28
Jun
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'X-Ray Pc', and 'Simple Ocr'

X-Ray Pc X-RayPC Displays running processes, and compares them to the SpywareGuide database. The result is something like a systems management tool with a built-in expert system. Lists active processes, List autostarting programs, Lists BHOs, ... Download Program Files, IE Extension plugins, etc, Shows file size and MD5 of all files instantly, One-Click "Triage" : shows which items are "good", "bad" or "unknown", Integrated file-uploader, Integrated deactivation and removal of an item or file, Can kill running processes (within the limits of the OS security model), Can delete in-use files (after ... (view more)

Fri
20
May
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'Boot And Nuke', and 'Build A Dvr Out Of An Old Pc'

Boot And Nuke Darik's Boot and Nuke ("DBAN") is a self-contained boot floppy that securely wipes the hard disks of most computers. DBAN will automatically and completely delete the contents of any hard disk that it can detect, which makes it an ... appropriate utility for bulk or emergency data destruction. http://dban.sourceforge.net/ Build A DVR Out Of An Old Pc According to the author, "Digital Video Recorders (DVRs) have become a necessary luxury over the last several years. Millions of people rely on these devices to pause and rewind live television, and to keep track of broadcast schedules ... (view more)

Wed
27
Apr
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'Switchboard', and '30 Must-Have Pc Skills'

Switchboard Very easy to use web based VoiP, Simply put in your login details, or register if you are new to the switchboard. Once you have logged in you will be able to: call your friends, leave voicemails, instant message. Just get your microphone ... and headphones ready and get started . http://theswitchboard.ca/ 30 Must-Have Pc Skills Despite initial appearances, it's not very hard to master Windows and, once you have, you'll find it surprisingly simple to make it work the way you want it to. The key to doing this is learning the tips and tricks that advanced users take for granted. Once you ... (view more)

Wed
20
Apr
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Hijack Guard by PC Tools (Freeware)

Infopackets Reader Troy V. writes: " Dear Dennis, Thank you so much for all your hard effort in reviewing our products, Registry Mechanic and Spyware Doctor . We have received quite a bit of positive feedback from your web site visitors, as I am ... sure you have as well. At this time, I want to let you know that PC Tools has just released a ground breaking new freeware product called 'Hijack Guard' that protects PC users from the next generation of Web hijacker [Spyware] threats. Hijack Guard detects and disables these threats on the shoppers PC, protecting both the shopper and the ... (view more)

Tue
19
Apr
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Computer spontaneously reboots during Startup?

Infopackets Reader Lee W. write s: " Dear Dennis, First of all, thanks for your newsletter; it is very helpful, so much so that I thought I would never have to ask a question! But alas, I have dilemma that I can't seem to get past. I'm running ... Windows XP on a custom-built PC. I've had the PC for almost a year now, but within the last five months, whenever I boot up, the machine spontaneously reboots on its own several times before all my programs actually load. Windows XP doesn't actually load until this happens several times, and this happens almost every time. I've kept the PC on all ... (view more)

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