process

Fri
28
Dec
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Windows 8: How to Move Files From a Windows 7 PC

This question recently came to us from several readers, including one in Colorado: "Hello Infopackets team, I recently purchased a Windows 8 PC and want to move my files from my old computer -- a Windows 7 machine -- to the new one. Since you seem ... to know so much about Windows, I thought I'd ask you for the best way to do that. Thanks very much, Mona S." My Response: When buying a new PC, transferring files from our old computer is one of the first things we think to do. Thankfully, the process has now become really straightforward. Using Windows Easy Transfer Begin by going to the desktop on ... (view more)

Mon
10
Dec
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Windows 8: New Security Features Explained

Let's get this out of the way: Microsoft's decision to drastically change the Windows interface for Windows 8 remains highly controversial. But there are benefits for users who make the switch to the new operating system (OS). Number one on that ... list: the all-new security features that Windows 8 offers. For one, Windows 8 includes Windows Defender (otherwise know as Security Essentials). This free antivirus and antimalware security program takes over and protects a user's computer automatically, and remains in operation until some other antivirus program is installed. While recent tests have ... (view more)

Wed
22
Aug
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'VNC Free 5.0.2', and 'Process Lasso 6.0.0.86'

VNC Free 5.0.2 RealVNC provides remote access software for desktop and mobile platforms. It allows you to connect to your devices, and control them, from wherever you are in the world, whenever you need to. VNC technology can be used at work, in the ... home, on the road, or can be integrated into a product or service. http://www.realvnc.com Process Lasso 6.0.0.86 Process Lasso is a new kind of software-based "process priority optimization" system. More than just another task manager, Process Lasso is better thought of as a CPU affinity optimization and system automation utility. ... (view more)

Tue
17
Jul
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'Microsoft Process Explorer 15.22', and 'VisiTrax Lite 2.11.3'

Microsoft Process Explorer 15.22 Ever wondered which program has a particular file or directory open? Now you can find out. Process Explorer shows you information about which handles and processes have opened or loaded. The unique capabilities of ... Process Explorer make it useful for tracking down problems, and provide insight into the way Windows and applications work. http://technet.microsoft.com VisiTrax Lite 2.11.3 Designed for professional DJs and casual collectors alike, VisiTrax provides quick and easy access to your audio CDs, records, tapes, and MP3 files. Browse, sort, and find songs ... (view more)

Tue
26
Jun
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'Toolwiz Time Freeze 1.9', and 'Top Process Monitor 4.5'

Toolwiz Time Freeze 1.9 Toolwiz Time Freeze is a small, free piece of software designed to protect your computer from undesired changes. Basically, the software clones your computer system, creating working copies of your important files that you ... can use without risking your "real" system. This is great if you often install new software and/or hardware just to see if it's useful. It's also good for creating a "development" system on which you work up new software code that might crash your system by mistake. Toolwiz Time Freeze can also protect your files and folders from ... (view more)

Tue
20
Dec
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'Microsoft Holiday Lights Theme', and 'Top Process Monitor 3.5'

Microsoft Holiday Lights Theme Brighten up your desktop with sparkling images of holiday celebrations and winter wonders with this free Windows 7 theme. [Note: Windows 7 themes can be used only in Windows 7 Home Premium, Professional, Enterprise, or ... Ultimate editions.] Click the blue "Download" button to start the download process. http://microsoft.com Top Process Monitor 3.5 Top Process Monitor is a simple Sidebar gadget that shows the top processes on your system, including those processes that are consuming the most CPU and memory. It does not require any third party applications ... (view more)

Wed
30
Nov
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Windows 8 Install Takes Only 11 Clicks; Simplified

Windows 8 will apparently be much simpler to install and does not require faster hardware specifications than Windows 7, allowing some XP machines to run the new operating system (OS). The changes center around allowing most people to simply ... download Windows 8, unlike previous upgrades that involved great complexity. For example, a user might have to download and run an Upgrade Advisor tool; save files and settings; run the set-up and installation; and finally reinstall all applications and settings. A process like this might involve 60 or so separate screens, many of them repetitive. Windows ... (view more)

Mon
21
Nov
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'Process Lasso 5.0.0.52', and 'Waterfox 8.0'

Process Lasso 5.0.0.52 Process Lasso is a task manager. It is a process priority optimization and system automation utility. The free version has some features which are trial-based and are only available if you upgrade (pay) for Pro. ... http://bitsum.com Waterfox 8.0 Waterfox is a 64-Bit version of the Firefox web browser. The Firefox source code is taken and compiled to run specifically for 64-Bit Windows computers. To make Waterfox stand out a bit more, it's compiled with optimizations so that it will run more efficiently and faster than just compiling Firefox as a 64-Bit program. http:// ... (view more)

Wed
21
Sep
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'GMail Drive 1.0.18 Beta', and 'Microsoft Process Explorer 15.05'

GMail Drive 1.0.18 Beta GMail Drive creates a virtual filesystem on top of your Google Gmail account and enables you to save and retrieve files stored on your Gmail account directly from inside Windows Explorer. GMail Drive literally adds a new ... drive to your computer under the My Computer folder. http://www.viksoe.dk Microsoft Process Explorer 15.05 Ever wondered which program has a particular file or directory open? Now you can find out. Process Explorer shows you information about which handles and DLLs processes have opened or loaded. The unique capabilities of Process Explorer make it ... (view more)

Mon
20
Jun
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'Earth Alerts 2011.1.120', and 'Process Hacker 2.17'

Earth Alerts 2011.1.120 Earth Alerts is a Windows-based application that allows you to monitor in near real-time a variety of natural hazard events that are occurring anywhere around the world. Alert notifications, reports, and imagery provide the ... user with a convenient way to view natural phenomenon as they occur, whether close to home or some far-flung corner of the globe! http://earthalerts.manyjourneys.com Process Hacker 2.17 Process Hacker is similar to the Windows Task Manager. It is a feature-packed tool for manipulating processes and services on your computer. Process Hacker is an ... (view more)

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