screen

Mon
10
May
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'Dark Screen', and 'WizMouse'

Dark Screen Some computer users experience problems with glare from the screen. Dark Screen sits over all windows and provides a means of dimming the output between 20 and 90%. Dark Screen is multi monitor aware, and can be used on the main monitor ... only or all monitors. http://www.fxc.btinternet.co.uk WizMouse WizMouse is a mouse enhancement utility that makes your mouse wheel work on the window currently underneath the mouse pointer instead of the focused window. This means you no longer have to click on a window before being able to scroll it with the mouse wheel. This is a far more ... (view more)

Mon
05
Apr
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IE Browser Ballot Stats Inconclusive, Report Says

Microsoft's share of the web browser market has dropped since the release of the " browser choice " screen in Europe. But the decline is not significant enough to draw firm conclusions that the ballot is making a serious difference. The browser ... ballot is the result of a settlement between Microsoft and the European Union (EU) over antitrust concerns related to Internet Explorer's packaging in the Windows operating system. The screen has been appearing gradually since March 1, 2010 to all users in EU countries who have Internet Explorer (IE) set as their default browser. It prompts ... (view more)

Thu
25
Mar
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Internet Explorer Losing Ground, Opera Chief Says

Opera has reported that downloads of its browser have doubled since the release of the " browser ballot ". In some countries, the numbers of downloads have risen four-fold. The ballot, which will eventually appear to all European Union citizens who ... have Internet Explorer set as their default browser, prompts the user to select from a list of 12 browsers. It came about as a settlement between Microsoft and the EU after investigations into whether the browser being bundled with Windows was anti-competitive. (Source: google.com) As noted earlier this month , Opera's downloads rocketed ... (view more)

Wed
13
Jan
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Freeware Pan-And-Scan Virtual Desktop for Vista, Win7?

Infopackets reader 'DL' writes: " For nearly a decade I've been able to use a pan-and-scan virtual desktop in Windows 98 and XP. For clarification, a pan-and-scan virtual desktop is a desktop that actually extends beyond your monitor's maximum ... screen resolution to give you about twice as much real estate. For example, when you move your cursor to the edge of the screen using a pan-and-scan virtual desktop, the screen moves to reveal more desktop. This enables you to open, say a document full page and not have to use those darned time-consuming scroll bars. It's an incredible productivity ... (view more)

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
11
Aug
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'High Sign', and 'System Info Screen Saver'

High Sign High Sign is an application that allows you to easily create and map custom mouse gestures to perform a series of commands (or actions) on a Windows PC. Unlike some other mouse gesture recognition software, you are not limited to a set of ... predefined gestures; you are free to create any gesture you can think up. http://highsign.codeplex.com System Info Screen Saver This is a freeware screen saver which displays information about your system status while the system is, or seems to be, idle. very useful for servers and and background activity systems. http://www.ng.aua.gr Today's fresh ... (view more)

Thu
23
Apr
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'Dark Screen', and 'Edgeless'

Dark Screen Some computer users experience problems with glare from the screen. Dark Screen sits over all windows and provides a means of dimming the output between 20% and 90%. Dark Screen is multi-monitor aware, and can be used on the main monitor ... only or all monitors. Everything is controlled from the icon in the Notification area of the Taskbar (where the clock sits). http://www.fxc.btinternet.co.uk Edgeless This application causes the mouse pointer to wrap around the screen instead of stopping at the edges. It can be configured to start at Windows startup if required, making it easy (and ... (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)

Thu
20
Nov
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'Screen Check', and 'Easeus Partition Manager'

Screen Check Screen Check is a very simple and useful monitor calibration tool. See images on your screen as others see them on their screens. http://photographerusa.com Easeus Partition Manager EASEUS Partition Manager Home Edition is a ... comprehensive hard disk partition management software with all powerful functions including: resize and move partitions, create, delete and format partitions, hide and unhide partitions and much more. The freeware version works perfectly with hardware RAID and Windows 2000 / XP / Vista Operating Systems. http://www.partition-tool.com Today's fresh software ... (view more)

Wed
19
Sep
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'Screen Launcher', and 'Context Menu Editor'

Screen Launcher Screen Launcher lets you choose any program to run as a screensaver. You could start a Powerpoint, a movie or any EXE or associated file. To install, simply unzip, right-click and click "Install" on the context menu. You can then use ... Screen Launcher just like any other screensaver. http://www.bartdart.com/ Context Menu Editor Context Menu Editor can view and delete links to programs on your context menus (the popup menus you see when you right-click). Context Menu Editor does not delete the programs, it just removes them from your menus. Menu deletions cannot be ... (view more)

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