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Wed
02
Dec
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MS Black Screen of Death Causes Stir, Issue Unresolved

Since its November 10 security update, reports suggest Microsoft has received more complaints about the Black Screen of Death, than ever before. One security firm is claiming that the update has caused the issue, while Microsoft asserts that the ... problem is neither rampant nor is it the result of the November 10 patch. The dreaded "blacK Screen of Death", otherwise known as KSoD, occurs when a user starts their computer but receives only a black screen rather than their desktop. It means that somewhere during startup process the operating system failed to load properly. The problem is ... (view more)

Tue
03
Nov
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'Win Macro', and 'Registry Life'

Win Macro WinMacro is a simple Macro recorder/player for Windows. It can record whatever you do on your computer, and then 'replay' it. It doesn't record video, instead WinMacro uses Windows hooking mechanisms to monitor your mouse and keyboard ... events, and allows you to re-execute those same commands by automoation. This is a huge time saver if you ever need to do repetitive tasks. http://senthilthecoder.com Registry Life Registry Life helps correct errors in the Windows registry, increasing the working speed and stability of the system. It's a compact, simple to use, and free solution for ... (view more)

Fri
02
Oct
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'QuickPaste', and 'Registry Wizard'

QuickPaste QuickPaste is a simple program that extends the capability of the Windows clipboard. Anyone who has done a lot of "cut and paste" work has wished that it were possible to store multiple strings in the clipboard. QuickPaste simulates this ... behavior by allowing you to store up to nine strings that can be placed into the clipboard with a click of the mouse. http://users.csc.calpoly.edu Registry Wizard Registry Wizard is a powerful program that allows you to back up your Windows registry. http://users.csc.calpoly.edu Today's fresh software picks were provided courtesy of Bob ... (view more)

Thu
18
Dec
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'Registry Edits For Windows XP', and 'Virtual Screen Maximizer'

Registry Edits For Windows XP Interested in a Santa sack full of lots and lots of tips and tweaks for your Windows XP operating system this holiday season? Well, this program from Kelly's Korner is formatted for easy use and offers a boodlebag full ... of goodies. http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com Virtual Screen Maximizer Take any foreground window to maximum available virtual screen size with Virtual Screen Maximizer. This great program will even maximize across multiple monitors, making it particularly useful for web designers, researchers, and hardcore gamers! http://www.codeplex.com Today's ... (view more)

Fri
04
Jul
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'Malware City', and 'Registry Auditor'

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. Malware City Learn the current internet threat level or use the online virus scanner, or learn about newly discovered malware. All in all, Malware City is meant to keep your computer from becoming a citizen of such a miserable metropolis. http://www.appscout.com Registry Auditor Registry ... (view more)

Mon
29
Oct
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'Registry Prot', and 'Context Explorer'

Registry Prot Registry Prot is a fine stand-alone, compact, low-level real-time registry monitor and protector. http://www.diamondcs.com.au/freeutilities/regprot.php Context Explorer Context Explorer is a Firefox plug-in that uses an open-source ... desktop indexer to automatically associate your local resources to the pages you’re browsing. Reduce the distance between the Internet and your desktop in a way that is effortless and self-adaptive. You shouldn’t be faced with your entire system all the time. You should just see what you want, when you want it. http://organicdesktop.com/ href="/news/2795/registry-prot-and-context-explorer" class="more-link">view more)

Mon
01
Oct
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'Amnesty Generator For Vista', and 'Registry Liar'

Amnesty Generator For Vista Easily convert millions of web widgets, games and videos into gadgets for your Sidebar. If you like widgets on the web, you’ll love them on your Sidebar. http://www.amnestywidgets.com/GeneratorWin.html Registry Liar This  ...tool will launch another software and redirect HKLM Software to HKCU Software, registry-wise. Just so you'll know, this is for advanced users. In HKCU, a task may be executed on a user by user basis, in HKLM, the task may be executed for everyone. http://dragondarka.free.fr/smarmotte/index.php?downloads/<a href="/news/2702/amnesty-generator-vista-and-registry-liar" class="more-link">view more

Tue
18
Sep
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How Secure is the Vista Registry?

We've noted in the past how easy Windows Vista makes it to track your computing habits and all the information it maintains. Joe Wilcox from Microsoft Watch has a disturbing article that shows how dangerous the Windows Vista registry can be. After ... searching his Windows Vista registry he found some disturbing personal information such as his name, address and phone number, online account user names, software registration codes and some information that identified some of his online accounts. Needless to say, coming across that information didn't give him a warm and fuzzy feeling. This time, ... (view more)

Tue
17
Jul
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PC Pitstop Optimize Review

In Computer Science -- more specifically, in the creation of software programs -- there are efficient ways of achieving a result, and there are not-so-efficient ways of doing the same thing. In fact, many refer to Microsoft Windows as bloatware: ... software that "is so overloaded with functionality that its performance suffers." (Source: techweb.com ) Unfortunately, Microsoft isn't the only one to blame. In the race for profit, many software developers are guilty of adding useless and abundant features to their programs for nothing more than a marketing tactic. (Source: wikipedia.org ... (view more)

Thu
10
May
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RegistryBooster Review

If you know me personally, then you might say that I'm a creature of habit. The clothes in my closet all look similar (except they're different colors); my entire house is painted the same color, and on the weekends, I go to the same local pub to ... meet up with the same friends -- week in, and week out. So you might say I live a simple life, and things are pretty habitual. Well, the same can be said about the type of software I choose to review and recommend to our readers. I typically look for stuff that does what it says, is competitive in the marketplace, and adds value to the overall PC ... (view more)

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