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Mon
09
Nov
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How to Fix: Test RAID for Bad Sectors (Sync Errors)

Infopackets Reader Steve H. writes: " Dear Dennis, I have a RAID 1 set up with 4 hard drives in a mirrored array. Recently my RAID software reported that one of the drives was dropped from the array and has since been marked as 'rebuilding', ... however, during the rebuild process I keep receiving RAID controller errors that data could not be synced / written to the drive. I'm not sure what to do from here. Is there any way for me to independently check the drive for errors? I understand that if the drive is bad I should replace it, but I'm not even sure which drive is which. " My response: This ... (view more)

Fri
20
Sep
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'Sony Stick' Streams Internet Video to Your TV

Sony is launching its own version of the Google Chromecast plug-in stick for televisions. But Sony's 'Smart Stick' will be substantially more expensive than Google's device and may only work with some TVs. Google's Chromecast launched this past ... July. It plugs into an HDMI port on a TV set and lets users play virtually any online videos using a smartphone, tablet, or computer. The Chromecast uses WiFi to connect to the Internet and stream the video. Ironically, Sony's device actually uses Google technology -- in this case, features taken from Google TV, a range of set-top boxes that aimed to ... (view more)

Thu
26
Jan
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'SZ Port Scan 1.28', and 'Print My Fonts 1.0'

SZ Port Scan 1.28 With SZ Port Scan you can retrieve information for all of the active devices on your network. This allows you to discover, for example, your computer's IP address and the available services for each of your network devices. You can ... even run a test to check your Internet connection's actual speed, which may not be as fast as you are paying for. http://thesz.diecru.eu Print My Fonts 1.0 To find out what fonts are stored on your computer, and to find the right one for any task at hand, try PrintMyFonts by Stefan Trost Media. With this tool, you can list all of your installed ... (view more)

Mon
23
Jan
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'Simple Port Forwarding 3.2.1', and 'doubleTwist 3.1.3'

Simple Port Forwarding 3.2.1 Port forwarding enables computers on the Internet to link to a specific computer or service within a private local area network (LAN). The program Simple Port Forwarding makes these settings easier to adjust by ... automating the port forwarding process. Whether you don't understand how to forward ports, or you're simply looking for an easier way to forward ports, this program can help you. http://www.simpleportforwarding.com doubleTwist 3.1.3 Import your playlists, ratings, music and videos from iTunes to your smartphone more easily and conveniently with doubleTwist ... (view more)

Thu
19
Aug
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'Simple Port Forwarding 3.0.6', and 'Picasa 3.8.0'

Simple Port Forwarding 3.0.6 Port forwarding is a way to make software programs (such as bittorrent, VNC, etc) work with your router. Unfortunately, setting up port forwarding can be complex since not all routers are the same. Simple Port Forwarding ... is a program that works by automating the port forwarding process for you. If you don't understand how to forward ports, then this may be the program for you. Free and Pro versions are available. http://www.simpleportforwarding.com Picasa 3.8.0 Picasa is free photo editing software from Google that makes your pictures look great. Sharing your best ... (view more)

Mon
05
Apr
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'Disk Wipe', and 'Scan Port'

Disk Wipe Disk Wipe securely erases the contents of a disk, replacing it with random data or leaving the drive completely blank. Numerous passes can be performed to ensure data is totally unrecoverable. This program works on hard and floppy disks as ... well as USB/Flash drives. http://www.roadkil.net Scan Port Scan Port scans a selected computer for open ports. It then reports which service the port is related to and if it is open, closed or filtered via a firewall. This is a particular useful utility to help ensure your computer is secure from hacking attempts. http://www.roadkil.net Today's ... (view more)

Wed
16
Dec
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'Losethos Operating System', and 'Simple Port Tester'

Losethos Operating System Losethos is an interesting and experimental operating system (OS) that some call a really 'souped-up' Commodore 64. It's x86_64, preemptive multitasking, multicore, open source, and public domain. Losethos includes a Live ... CD image so you can take a test drive before you install. If you're from the days of the beloved Commodore 64 and a self-proclaimed geek, you'll be completely geeked out by the author's demonstration video (requires Media Player browser plugin to play). It's geeky to the 500th factorial! http://www.losethos.com Simple Port Tester Simple Port Tester ... (view more)

Tue
19
May
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Help! My PC Is Infected and being used to Spam!

Infopackets Reader 'Mule63' writes: " Dear Dennis, I would like to know how to get rid of Tracking Cookies. They seem to be using my email to send inappropriate messages to people and my Internet Service Provider (ISP) has threatened to cut my ... Internet service. Could this cause the computer to go slower? Thank you for any information you can give me. " My response: The short and sweet answer is that tracking cookies probably aren't the issue here. The more likely answer is that your computer is infected with Spyware, is part of a botnet, and is being used to proliferate spam. Allow me to ... (view more)

Tue
14
Apr
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'Secure Email', and 'Port Analyzer'

Secure Email SecureEmail is a desktop application designed by Comodo (the same firm that makes Comodo firewall). SecureEmail automatically secures your email messages so your confidential data cannot be stolen or modified on its way through the ... Internet. It's security you install and forget; all outgoing emails are automatically encrypt and signed without the user having to manage the complex certificate exchange procedure. http://secure-email.comodo.com Port Analyzer Port Analyzer is a program that can monitor data through your computer's ethernet network ports. Receive unmatched support to ... (view more)

Mon
13
Apr
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'No Script', and 'Port Mapper'

No Script No Script is a Mozilla Firefox extension that allows JavaScript, Java, Flash and other plugins to be executed only by trusted web sites of your choice (example: your online bank), and provides the most powerful Anti-XSS (anti cross site ... scripting) protection available in a web browser. http://noscript.net Port Mapper Port Mapper is a program that maps a specific TCP or UDP port on your machine to another port on another machine. It can also limit access based on the IP address of an incoming connection request. http://www.analogx.com Today's fresh software picks were provided ... (view more)

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