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KB4077528 and KB4077525 for Windows 10 released

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 12:59:51 +0000

Microsoft released two cumulative updates for Windows 10 version 1607 and Windows 10 version 1703 yesterday under KB4077528 and KB4077525. About 15% of all Windows 10 devices don't run the latest version, […]

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Search across all Firefox tabs with Search Multi Tabs

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 10:49:30 +0000

Search Multi Tabs is a new extension for the Firefox web browser that enables you to search across all open Firefox tabs at once. Veteran Firefox users may remember extensions such as […]

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Chronological list of all updated Microsoft KB support articles

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 06:42:31 +0000

It is difficult to keep up with Microsoft. If you administrate Windows server or client systems or are responsible for maintaining PCs in a home network or even individual PCs of friends […]

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Bitdefender TrafficLight for Firefox version 2.0 released

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 19:41:08 +0000

Security company Bitdefender has releaser Bitdefender TrafficLight for Firefox 2.0, a security extension for Mozilla's Firefox web browser today. The new version of Bitdefender TrafficLight for Firefox is the first version that […]

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Ghacks Deals: Pay What You Want: Absolute Python Bundle

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 16:01:32 +0000

The Absolute Python Bundle is a Pay What You Want eLearning course. All courses are designed for users of all experience levels and access is granted for lifetime. Some are absolute beginner […]

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How to open Gigabyte-sized text files on Windows

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 13:58:36 +0000

When you try to load a Gigabyte-sized text file on Windows, you will find out quickly that the default programs that Windows ships with are not suited for this. While most users […]

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Check your passwords against the Pwned Passwords database

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 11:55:17 +0000

Is a password that you use actively to protect an account secure? The question is difficult to answer as it depends on your definition of secure. Secure can mean, among other things, […]

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Router Default Passwords for Windows

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 08:12:04 +0000

Router Default Passwords is a portable free software for Microsoft Windows devices that is a little helper application for discovering a router's IP address and listing default passwords. Most Windows PCs are […]

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Use Chrome's Task Manager to find out which site or extension slows it down

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 17:40:36 +0000

One of the unique features of Google Chrome is the integrated task manager that the web browser ships with. While all modern operating systems feature a Task Manager, Chrome's task manager gives […]

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uTorrent Web First Look

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 14:38:20 +0000

uTorrent Web is a web-based client of the still-popular uTorrent BitTorrent application. The developers of uTorrent announced plans to release a web-based version of uTorrent in early 2017. Note: uTorrent Web is […]

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Dark Reader dark theme extension for Firefox

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 06:15:12 +0000

Dark Reader is a popular browser extension for Google Chrome which its developer, Alexander Shutov, released for Mozilla Firefox recently. The basic idea of the extension is to turn any website design […]

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Back to basics Part 2 – Managing Users on a Debian base system

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 17:03:16 +0000

In part 1 of this little series we did some updating via CLI. Now, we will once again take a look at how to manage things via the terminal; like how to […]

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Ghacks Deals: VPNSecure: Lifetime Subscription (91% off)

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 14:32:25 +0000

Today's featured deal is a lifetime subscription for the VPN service VPNSecure. It is available for $39.99 instead of the regular price of $450 for a limited time only and gives you […]

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XTR Toolbox review

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 14:01:55 +0000

XTR Toolbox is an open source program for Windows to tweak, clean and optimize the operating system. You can download and run the tool without installation but need to know that it […]

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Firefox 60 with new preference to disable FTP

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 08:15:50 +0000

Mozilla plans to release Firefox 60 with a new preference to disable support for the FTP protocol. The preference is disabled by default so that FTP sites can still be accessed in […]

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Chrome 64 for Android cuts URLs automatically when you share them

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 06:24:07 +0000

Links are the lifeblood of the Internet. They point from one site to another and are often used to connect similar resources with each other, for attribution, or research. Links can be […]

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CopyQ is an advanced Clipboard Manager

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 18:18:43 +0000

CopyQ is a cross-platform open-source clipboard manager for Linux, Windows and Mac OS X that is easy to use and quite powerful thanks to the advanced features that it offers. Clipboard managers […]

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Encrypt your DNS traffic with Simple DNSCrypt for Windows

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 14:59:00 +0000

Simple DNSCrypt is a free open source program for Microsoft's Windows operating system to configure dnscrypt-proxy on Windows-based PCs and devices. DNS Crypt is a technology that encrypts DNS look ups so […]

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Patch My PC Updater 4.0 review

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 10:25:42 +0000

Patch My PC Updater is a free program for Microsoft Windows PCs to run update checks on all installed software programs. We reviewed the program back in 2011 for the first time, […]

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Microsoft removing Windows Apps with "Windows" in name is a mistake

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 08:03:49 +0000

Some Windows application publishers who use "Windows" in the name of published apps received legal notifications from Microsoft in February 2018 to either change the name and branding of applications or have […]

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View Image for Google Images extension for Firefox and Chrome

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 07:30:52 +0000

View Image is a browser extension for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox that adds a "view image" button to Google Images so that users can click on it to display the image […]

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Game Saturday: Dark Power (HTML5, Strategy)

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 14:30:30 +0000

Dark Power is a free browser strategy game that can best be described as a tower defense game. While you defend only your main castle against attacks, you do so by hiring […]

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Back to Basics Part 3. Installing Third-Party Software in Linux Mint Cinnamon

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 07:19:30 +0000

Linux Mint 18.3 “Sylvia” is the latest iteration of the hugely popular distribution, featuring a few different desktop environments. I've really grown to enjoy the Cinnamon environment, regardless of what distro I'm using […]

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SeaMonkey 2.49.2 is out

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 12:52:12 +0000

The developer's of the Internet application suite SeaMonkey have released version 2.49.2 of the application for all supported operating systems. They note that the release won't be offered via the integrated updating […]

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How to change the Netflix video quality on your computer

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 12:15:07 +0000

As a Netflix customer, you may know that the stream quality on Netflix depends on a number of factors. Your subscription plan may give you access to HD or Ultra HD streams, […]

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uBlock Origin Development Add-on for Firefox

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 10:09:28 +0000

Raymond Hill (Gorhill), the developer of uBlock Origin, released the Firefox add-on uBlock Origin dev build to Mozilla's Firefox Add-ons website recently. Active uBlock Origin Beta users on Firefox may wonder why […]

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Ubuntu wants to collect more diagnostic data

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 06:23:49 +0000

Canonical's Will Cooke revealed in an email to the Ubuntu development list that the company plans to collect more diagnostic data from desktop. Many programs and operating systems collect diagnostic data. While […]

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Missing Google Images' "View Image" button? Use Startpage Image Search instead

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 20:08:54 +0000

So, Google pulled the "view image" button on the company's Google Images search engine recently leaving many users puzzled. Google removed the button after the company entered an agreement with Getty Images. […]

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How to install optional updates on Windows 10

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 17:43:09 +0000

Microsoft moved the update functionality from the Control Panel to the Settings application in Windows 10. If you compare the functionality, you may notice that Windows 10 lacks options to display or […]

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Ghacks Deals: DevOps with Cloud Computing Bundle (92% off)

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 15:58:32 +0000

DevOps with Cloud Computing Bundle is a big eLearning bundle that is priced at $32 currently instead of $429. The courses are for users of all experience levels, and access is granted […]

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O&O Syspectr remote administration software

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 13:53:24 +0000

O&O Syspectr is a free remote administration and management software for Windows client PCs and servers that administrators may use to monitor and manage Windows devices. Note: O&O Syspectr uses a client […]

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How to get 8 tiles back on the new tab page in Chrome 64

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 06:50:02 +0000

Google rolled out a change recently in Chrome 64 that uses the size of the browser window to determine the number of tiles displayed on the browser's new tab page. Users who […]

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A look at Linux Mint 18.3 KDE – The Last KDE Linux Mint

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 05:37:16 +0000

I wrote an article a while ago about how KDE was being removed as an official flavour of Linux Mint past 18.3, and so I thought perhaps a quick review of 18.3 […]

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Latest Intel Graphics driver supports automatic game optimization

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 12:54:37 +0000

Intel's latest graphics driver for Windows supports the automatic configuration of game settings to improve the gaming experience on machines with integrated Intel graphics adapters. The new feature is available as a […]

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Firefox 60: new "not secure" indicator preferences

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 11:32:44 +0000

Mozilla Firefox 60 and newer versions of the web browser support two new browser preferences that highlight HTTP websites as "not secure" in the browser's address bar. HTTPS is pushed throughout the […]

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GhostBuster: remove ghosted devices on Windows

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 09:44:35 +0000

GhostBuster is a free portable open source program for Microsoft Windows devices to enumerate and remove so-called ghosted devices on the operating system. We reviewed GhostBuster back in 2012 for the first […]

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Video Background Play Fix for Firefox Mobile

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 06:49:36 +0000

Some video hosting sites like YouTube block playback the moment you switch to another tab in the browser that you are using. This may not be desirable, for example, when you play […]

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Microsoft Security Updates February 2018 release

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 18:42:50 +0000

Microsoft released updates for the company's Windows operating system, Microsoft Office, and other company products on today's February 2018 Patch Day. Our overview lists all important information to make it as easy […]

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Ghacks Deals: Password Boss Premium: Lifetime Subscriptions (86% off)

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 14:50:59 +0000

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Using LibreOffice as a PDF Editor

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 09:11:28 +0000

LibreOffice is a powerful open source cross-platform Office suite that works in many regards just like Microsoft Office. While you can use LibreOffice apps to edit spreadsheets or Word documents, you may […]

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