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Mon
12
Jun
Dennis Faas's picture

Explained: Is Roboform 8 Free or Not? (Yes - with a few caveats)

Infopackets Reader Gail S. writes: " Dear Dennis, On April 26, 2017 I received an email about the new Roboform 8 release. I have been running Roboform 7 (desktop) for a few years, and have only paid a single fee to register the program. I did not ... want to upgrade to Roboform 8 because I wasn't sure if it was free or not. That said, the following week I received a notification from Roboform 7 that an update was available - I chose to download it. During the setup I was warned that the update was irreversible. Afterward, I realized that I had actually installed Roboform 8! I clicked 'Help -> ... (view more)

Mon
09
Nov
Dennis Faas's picture

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
24
Apr
Dennis Faas's picture

Fix: Vueminder Pro won't Sync with Google Calendar

Infopackets Reader John C. writes: " Dear Dennis, Hope you are well. I have a calendar program called VueMinder Pro that I use on my Windows 8 PC. I also use Google Calendar on my smartphone, and VueMinder Pro syncs its information with Google ... Calendar so I can share information between devices. The syncing has worked great for a while, but lately VueMinder Pro keeps popping up with a window asking me for my Google account password. In other words, VueMinder Pro won't sync with Google Calendar. I have changed my Google password multiple times and disabled 2-step verification in my Google ... (view more)

Thu
20
Nov
Brandon Dimmel's picture

MS Kills OneDrive 'Placeholders' for 'Selective Sync'

Microsoft is facing a storm of protest over its decision to remove a popular feature from its OneDrive cloud storage service. The change is set to take shape when the company's next operating system, Windows 10 , is released next year. In Windows ... 8.1, OneDrive shows ' smart files ', otherwise known as ' placeholders ' stored on the cloud, but not available on a local device. If a user decides they want to view or edit that file and double click on it, OneDrive begins to download the file to local storage. The advantage of smart files is simple: they let users view the entire contents of ... (view more)

Mon
22
Apr
Dennis Faas's picture

'Allway Sync 12.14.11', and 'AvancePaint 5.5.0b'

Allway Sync 12.14.11 This program lets you quickly and easily sync your most important data across multiple devices, including laptop computers, desktop computers, USB drives, remote servers, and online data / cloud storage services. You can also ... encrypt your data using this program. http://www.allwaysync.com AvancePaint 5.5.0b AvancePaint is a simple and easy-to-use program designed to help you unleash your artistic talents. A number of cutting-edge graphical features are available in this program, including more than twenty photo-realistic image filters. Click "Software" and then ... (view more)

Fri
20
Jul
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'ContaCam 4.0.1', and 'Allway Sync 12.2.1'

ContaCam 4.0.1 ContaCam is free video surveillance software that can operate a live webcam within Windows. Once you have the software running on your computer, you can enjoy closed-circuit television (CCTV) security surveillance with motion ... detection and 24-hour digital video recording. http://www.contaware.com Allway Sync 12.2.1 Allway Sync software uses innovative synchronization algorithms to align your data between desktop PCs, laptops, USB drives, remote servers, online data storage services, and more. The free utility combines strong reliability with an extremely easy-to-use interface. ... (view more)

Thu
24
Jun
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'Sync Your iPod Without iTunes', and 'Prime95 26.1 Beta'

Sync Your iPod Without iTunes There has always been one universal constant for purchasers of an iPod -- that they would be using Apple's iTunes to sync it. Apple's iTunes has been downloaded millions of times and is adored by many, but what if ... you're looking for an alternative? http://www.makeuseof.com Prime95 26.1 Beta For overclockers, Prime95 has a feature called "Torture Test" that allows maximum stress testing on the CPU and RAM. There are several options allowing the stress test to focus on the memory, processor, or a balance of both. Usually Prime95 will detect an error ... (view more)

Mon
15
Oct
Dennis Faas's picture

'Sparkle Xp', and 'Sync Server'

Sparkle Xp SparkleXP is an application designed to tweak Windows XP and improve its performance. It helps free up computer resources resulting in a faster and more responsive system. This tool creates a second "Hardware Profile" and a new user to ... get a lightweight, speedy desktop. You can choose to boot into your standard or SparkleXP configuration at startup. http://www.sparklexp.com/ Sync Server This utility makes an exact replica of files on a machine via the network to another machine. It was designed for load-sharing situations where all the servers need to have a copy of all ... (view more)

Fri
24
Aug
Dennis Faas's picture

Microsoft Tellme To Compete With OnStar

Microsoft has reportedly begun showing U.S. automakers Tellme, an alternative software for in-car navigation and assistance currently being offered exclusively by General Motor Corp.'s OnStar communications service. The technology was obtained by ... Microsoft in May, when the company acquired Tellme Networks Inc., a phone software company. Microsoft recently displayed the voice-recognition software, which allows mobile phone users to receive spoken data from a database, at an auto industry conference. Please, 'Tellme': How does it work? The Tellme service would connect through a Bluetooth- ... (view more)

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