Monday, March 29, 2010
Monday, March 08, 2010
This month, I have lots of articles for you to read. Hopefully it's not too much for you. After all, you can always stop reading at any time and return when you do have time.
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This month's articles:
● Backup Your Device Drivers with Double Driver
● Learn to Program with Microsoft Small Basic
● Find and Read Tons of Free E-Books with FBReader
● 5GB of Free Online File Storage with CloudDrive
● How to Restore Default File Types in Vista and Windows 7
● Free Online Anti-Virus Scan from Trend Micro – the HouseCall
● Can You Hide Your Web Browser While Surfing at Work or School?
● How To Create and Use System Restore Points
● How to Speed Up Windows Disk Cleanup
● Find as You Type with Listary
● Windows 7 Update – Microsoft Will Seek and Destroy Pirated Copies
● Tweak XP Security Settings with XP-Antispy
● How to Keep the Same Notes Everywhere – Synchronizing Tomboy with Dropbox
● Create a Hyperlinked Notes Database with Tomboy
● 650 Free Wallpapers That You’ve Never Seen Before
● Immunet Protect Offers Side by Side Compatibility with Your Current AntiVirus
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March 5 2010 COOLSITES Newsletter #259
Here are a 6 links (out of dozens) from Mark's CoolSites Newsletter. Be sure to visit his site and see the rest of his links this week. Please visit Mark's website at: http://luem42.com/coolsites.html
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- Wikibooks is a Wikimedia community for creating a free library of educational textbooks that anyone can edit: http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Main_Page
- Xp Tweaks Unlocked Freeware - Xp Tweaks - Microsoft Windows Tweaking - Tweak Microsoft Windows - Tweaking Software: http://www.freewarepark.com/xp-tweaks-unlocked.html
- Hornil StylePix, or simply StylePix, is a free image editor with a number of advanced features: http://hornil.com/
- Extended Character Keyboard. OnscreenSCK 1.0 beta onscreen keyboard that allows you to enter special characters: http://onscreensck.codeplex.com/
- Comodo Dragon Internet Browser. Fast and versatile Internet Browser based on Chromium, infused with Comodo´s unparalleled level of Security: http://www.comodo.com/home/internet-security/browser.php
- amaze 1.1.3 Generate and print simple mazes. Includes binary installers for Ubuntu and Windows XP: http://sourceforge.net/projects/qtamaze/
Gary at InternetFixes continues to amaze me with hundreds and thousands of tips for your PC. Whatever your operating system, or how you use it, a visit to Gary's site will soon have you saying "So that's how you do it!".
Do you have any Windows problems or questions? Post them at this address.
Saturday, March 06, 2010
I appreciate recommendations from real people out there. SnowmanInTheSun wrote in with a thumb’s up on this service. (below)
New item from SnowmanInTheSun on Comments
WhySpam.Me Is a completely free disposable email address system.
IS IT FREEWARE? YES
WHERE IS THE WEBSITE AT? http://whyspam.me
IS THE DOWNLOAD LINK EASY TO FIND? No Download required, they have chrome and firefox plugins
WHAT KIND OF PROGRAM IS IT? Hides Your email
WHAT VERSIONS OF WINDOWS ARE REQUIRED? Crossplatform: windows, Mac, Linux
DOES IT REQUIRE ANYTHING ELSE? (LIKE .NET) No
IS IT A LARGE OR SMALL DOWNLOAD? Small
IS IT AN EASY PROGRAM TO INSTALL? Yes
DOES IT COME WITH AN UNINSTALLER? yes
WHERE DID YOU FIND IT?
searched google for 'disposable email'
WERE YOU LOOKING FOR SOMETHING LIKE THIS? yes
WHAT ARE YOU USING IT FOR? Registering with online services
WHAT WERE YOU USING BEFORE YOU FOUND THIS? Nothing
IS THE PROGRAM EASY TO USE? Has introduction videos
DOES IT COME WITH HELP FILES? Online help
WHAT FEATURES WOULD YOU LIKE TO SEE ADDED OR TAKEN AWAY OR CHANGED?
Thanks for the mini-review, from SnowmanInTheSun.