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Wed
19
Aug
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Transfer Old Hard Drive to New, Larger Hard Drive (HD)

Infopackets Reader Richard C. writes: " Dear Dennis, You mentioned that Acronis True Image could be used to restore a backup (image) from an old harddrive to a new, larger harddrive. Question: does that create a problem with the hard drive partition ... structure from the old, smaller drive? If so, how does one take advantage of all the extra space on the new drive? " Reminder: we have a 50% sale on Disk Director Suite available through Infopackets.com which expires on August 31st, 2009. Also offered is Acronis True Image at 15% off , expires September 2nd, 2009. Click the respective link for ... (view more)

Mon
17
Aug
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Super Deal: Acronis Disk Director Suite: 50% Off!

Update 2012/06/26: Save 50%! This special deal expires July 9th, 2012 at 11:59PM EST. Note that this version of the product is Windows 7 compatible. This week's special is a mind-blowing 50% off Acronis Disk Director Suite v11: a unique product ... brought to you by Acronis, the same software company that makes True Image -- the disaster recovery / backup program capable of backing up personal data plus MS Windows. Already Own Acronis True Image? Pay Attention! If you already own Acronis True Image you will want to pay special attention to this Disk Director Suite bargain because it is the ... (view more)

Mon
08
Jun
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I've been Hacked! What to do?

Infopackets Reader 'Peneloppe' writes: " I have been hacked by someone I know through my IP address, and this is easy for him since he is a hacker. I have Kazpersky anti virus but still he has been able to tag all my conversations through Internet ... because he gets my IP addresses all the time. Before he used Trojans because he had access to my PC (not anymore). He has shown me files and files of all my conversations. At this point don't know what to do! Please I need help and want to report him to put an end to this never ending story. I am tired of him trying to have control over my personal ... (view more)

Fri
29
May
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Move Windows onto Another PC using Backup?

Infopackets Reader 'Larenal' writes: " Dear Dennis, I want to be able to backup my entire laptop's hard drive (including the Windows Registry ) and in case I have to change my laptop, I'd like to be able to restore the image in the new computer. Is ... this possible with Acronis True Image? Thank you. " My response: This is a great question. There is a workaround -- but unfortunately the scenario you've asked isn't possible. Here's why: You want to transfer MS Windows onto another PC. This isn't allowed by Microsoft because they want you to obtain a separate license for every PC you own. I've ... (view more)

Fri
06
Mar
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'10 Tips For Better Lcd Image Quality', and 'Computer Repair Kit On A Thumb Drive'

10 Tips For Better LCD Image Quality The people at ExtremeTech think most users treat their gorgeous, colorful, and very expensive LCD displays as if they were CRTs. You've paid a lot for these ritzy monitors, and these ten important tips will help ... you get the best image for your money. http://www.extremetech.com Computer Repair Kit On A Thumb Drive Herein you'll find an impressive collection of some 57 handy tools that can help you diagnose and repair issues that might be negatively affecting your Windows experience. Most of the applications don't require installation and the kit can be run ... (view more)

Mon
22
Dec
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Watchdog Backs Down Over Wikipedia Ban

The Internet Watch Foundation has removed a Wikipedia page from its 'banned' list. The page, featuring an album cover by rock band Scorpions, had been blocked by several British Internet providers during the row. The organization, which has no legal ... authority, is a self-regulated charity. It monitors websites for content which is illegal to display in the United Kingdom and maintains a list of such material. What gives the IWF so much power and influence is that many of Britain's largest Internet providers (covering an estimated 95% of users) automatically block any pages that appear on the ... (view more)

Mon
28
Jul
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'Caffeine', and 'Usb Image Tool'

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. Caffeine If you have problems with your PC locking or going to sleep at undesirable intervals, caffeine will keep it awake. It works by simulating a keypress once every 59 seconds, so your machine thinks you're still working at the keyboard. http://thefreewarejunkie.com USB Image Tool USB ... (view more)

Mon
14
Apr
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New Photo Technology Rates Smiles

New technology out of Japan could ensure that you think twice about how your toothy grin will appear once a photo is taken. Omron Corp., a major electronics and health care company, has created new technology that works with virtually any type of ... modern camera to analyze a person's smile. The technology takes into account curved lips, eye movements and other facial features to determine how much a person is smiling. Multiply this feature by 100 faces within the same image and a simple photo becomes an interactive game of "who has the best smile". (Source: usatoday.com ) The technology has ... (view more)

Tue
04
Mar
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'Let Me Type', and 'Image Properties For Camera Phones'

Let Me Type Like Microsoft's AutoComplete, LetMeType helps you enter text, regardless of the program you use. Running in the background, it analyses what you type. After some time it has collected enough information to guess a word after you have ... typed the first two or three letters. A list of the most probable words is displayed, and you can select one with a single keystroke or just continue typing. http://www.clasohm.com/lmt/en/ Image Properties For Camera Phones This is a utility designed to read EXIF information of JPEG images captured by camera phones. Information that can be read using ... (view more)

Mon
03
Dec
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'Drive Image Xml', and 'Realworld Cursor Editor'

Drive Image Xml DriveImage XML is an easy to use and reliable program for imaging and backing up partitions and logical drives. Browse images, view and extract files, or restore images to the same or a different drive. Other features allow a user to ... copy directly from drive to drive, and schedule automatic backups with the Task Scheduler. http://www.runtime.org/dixml.htm Realworld Cursor Editor Modify and create static (.cur) and animated cursors (.ani) of any size and color depth. Animations with custom frame sequence are supported. http://www.rw-designer.com/cursor-maker (view more)

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