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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)

Fri
27
Feb
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'Standalonestack', and 'Simple Port Forwarding'

Standalonestack Standalonestack lets you set up your desktop icons as stacks, in a rectangular formation, or otherwise, and put them anywhere you want on the desktop. It's a very cool new visual trick that could make those long, monotonous days at ... the office just a bit more exciting. http://www.chrisnsoft.com Simple Port Forwarding Automate the process of port forwarding with the exciting new tool Simple Port Forwarding. It works with web pages and not your router, and claims to be much safer. This is port forwarding made simple and is 100% free of charge. http://www.simpleportforwarding.com ... (view more)

Fri
04
Jan
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'Port Forwarding Tester', and '15 Must-Have Firefox Tricks'

PORT FORWARDING TESTER The port forwarding tester is a utility used to identify your external IP address and detect open ports on your connection. This tool is useful for finding out if your port forwarding is set up correctly or if your server ... applications are being blocked by a firewall. It is important to note that some ports, such as port 25, are often blocked at the ISP level in an attempt to prevent malicious activity. http://www.yougetsignal.com/openPortsTool/ 15 Must-Have Firefox Tricks How to tweak, hack and bend Firefox to your will. http://computerworld.com/ (view more)

Sat
07
Oct
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'Port Device', and 'Mini Application Server'

Port Device Program to access Printer Ports. Designed for ALL versions of Windows (95/98/NT/2K/XP). http://www.gu.edu.au Mini Application Server Mini is a application server designed to be simple and have a small footprint. It has the features you ... need to be able to develop small web applications that you want to deploy on a machine with modest hardware. Mini is implemented as a windows service and runs under windows 2000/XP/Vista. Mini is developed by Toni Thomsson and is still under heavy development, far from finished, especially the documentation, which for the moment is quite sparse. ... (view more)

Tue
20
Jun
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'Win Services', and 'Hw Virtual Serial Port'

Win Services WinServices is an enhanced Windows Service Manager. You can start/stop services, but also you can view and change all service data such as state, description or name. WinServices allows you to create a snapshot of the current services, ... and later compare it with a new configuration, to see which services have been changed, added or removed. http://www.dominetrix.org/winservices.php?lang=en&item=0 Hw Virtual Serial Port Serial port emulation. This software tool adds a virtual COM port, (COM 5 for example) and redirects the data from this port through the TCP/IP network to ... (view more)

Wed
28
Sep
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Convert Tape to CD: Recording in Mono?

Infopackets Reader Dion E. writes: " Dear Dennis, I am trying to convert a tape to CD by transferring the audio to my computer, and then recording it to CD using my CD burner. To convert the tape to CD, I am using an audio cable to go from my ... earphone jack of my tape player to the sound card of my computer. The problem is that my computer is recording the tape audio in 1-channel mono sound (and not stereo!). I am reasonably sure that the original recording is in 2-channel stereo. What should I do? Thanks in anticipation for any help you can offer. " My response: I have a few ... (view more)

Sat
10
Sep
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Upgrade from USB 1.0 to USB 2.0 high-speed Hub?

Infopackets Reader Jules E. writes: " Dear Dennis, I have a low-speed USB (Universal Serial Bus) connection on my computer. Can you tell me if there is a way to convert this to a high-speed USB adapter, and is it possible to do so without replacing ... the existing unit? I have an external USB DVD drive and would like to burn at 8x and 16x speed, but my current hardware configuration prevents me from doing this. Any help you can offer is greatly appreciated. " My response: It is not possible to "convert" a low-speed USB hub to a high-speed USB hub, per se. Also, most USB ... (view more)

Mon
22
Aug
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'Port Monster', and 'Places That Viruses And Trojans Hide On Start Up '

Port Monster Worried about Hackers? Viruses? Port Probes? Trojan Horses? Well, now you don't have to worry anymore. With Port Monster, you can not only be protected from Internet offenses and attacks, but also, you can know for sure if anyone is ... trying to connect to your computer. Port Monster is designed to not only manually control connections to your computer through a powerful firewall, but Port Monster will also detect and proactively respond to unwanted connection attempts and port scans against your computer in real time. Port Monster is not just for home computers, it is made for any ... (view more)

Wed
19
Jan
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Convert VHS video and archive to DVD or CD?

Infopackets Reader Jim L. writes: " Dear Dennis, You have helped me in the past numerous times and for that I'm thankful. I read all issues and sometimes save those articles that I have a current or potential future need for. In a recent news ... article, I noticed an ad for 'DVDSqueeze', which copies and compresses VHS/DVD video to a CD. Even though they advertise in your newsletter, I haven't seen a review from you on their software. I have quite a few old VHS tapes of miscellaneous TV programs of yesteryear. They are not valuable enough to copy to DVD, but it would be nice if I could put ... (view more)

Tue
16
Nov
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Password Protect / Lock access to Web Browser?

Infopackets Reader Ron H. writes: " Dear Dennis, I enjoy your newsletters, as they are very helpful. I would like to know if there is a way to password protect a web browser (MS Internet Explorer in particular) to prevent access to the internet for ... unauthorized persons? This is a plant security problem where some off-shift personnel have access to the computer for e-mail but do not need to have access to the web browser. Any help with this matter would be appreciated. " My response: In this case, your best bet is to get in touch with your IT guy at the plant and tell him to restrict ... (view more)

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