Freeware Fridays | Top Tools of the Week #22

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In case you haven’t seen them, here are the most recent posts in our Freeware category. We hope you enjoy reading about these freebies, and maybe you’ll find a keeper in the mix.



Import/Copy Music & Playlists From iPhone, iPod or iPad to Your Computer or iTunes

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Import Music and Playlists from your iPhone, iPod or iPad to your computer or iTunes.

AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2011 is Now Available

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AVG’s free anti-virus program is still a great option for protecting home PCs. The addition of the free LinkScanner and a new Threat Lab website are the real values though.

How to Read QR Codes on Your PC

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QR Codes? You’ve seen them. If you have a web enabled smart phone you can even read them. Now you can read QR codes on your PC.

WinPatrol Cloud Brings Group Intelligence to PC Security

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WinPatrol has always been a great tool to help you control your PC settings and security. The addition of “cloud” collaboration features is now available as a beta download.

Try the Triple Engine Lunascape6 Orion Browser

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Lunascape web browser uses three different rendering engines. You can easily see how a web page will appear in IE, Firefox, Chrome or Safari.

7 Awesome Design Tools Available Online

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Are you looking for free and affordable applications that will make your web life easier? Look no further! Here are a handful of add-ons that streamline the graphic design process.

10 New Abstract Animated Screensavers

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These abstract animated screensaver themes are good for getting into a thoughtful mood.

Windows Live Essentials 2011 Released

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Download Windows Live Essentials 2011 Final version. Windows Live Essentials contains Live Messenger, Live Mail, Live Writer, Photo Gallery and Movie Maker.

Categorize Your Start menu Items with Handy Start Menu

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Handy Start Menu is a free application that can do the job of keeping application shortcuts organized in the Start Menu as well fit as many items as you need.

FileTypesMan: Change Icon for A Filetype

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Filetype manager by NirSoft is a free application that can help you change the icon associated with a specific filetype.


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Freeware Fridays | Top Tools of the Week #21

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9 Intoxicating Oktoberfest Screensavers

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These beer screensaver themes are perfect for getting into a thirsty mood for the upcoming October festivities. Warning: Don’t drink and operate a computer.

Add Sticky Note Reminders to Applications And Websites

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Gumnotes is a superb application for Windows which lets you add sticky note reminders to any application, document, files or a website.

Recover Passwords from over a dozen Applications

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Have you lost a password? If you need to recover a password from almost any application, we’ve covered some of the best ways to do that.

What is the Best Free Online Virus Scanner?

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According to a trusted source, three free online virus scanners to try are: McAfee’s Freescan, Trendmicro’s HouseCall, and Symantec’s Security Check. I was skeptical and decided to try them myself.

How To Uninstall Internet Explorer 9 (IE9)

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Microsoft released Internet Explorer 9 a few days ago. If you have installed the browser and find it buggy, you cannot directly go back and uninstall IE9 from the add/remove programs.


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Freeware Fridays | Top Tools Of the Week #20

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10 Animated Screensavers Flowers for all Occasions

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10 new screensavers that offer you nicely animated bouquets of flowers. Check out the Roses, the Sunflowers and more.

Thriller and Mario Paint Composer

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Mario Paint Composer is fun for all ages. It’s easy to create and share music with others and the software is easy to use.

Download IE9 Beta

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As I had posted earlier, Internet Explorer 9 is now available for downloads at BeautyOfTheWeb.com. The latest Microsoft browser which has already received rave reviews is ready for downloads.

10 New Animated Autumn Screensavers Mountains, Rivers and Falling Leaves

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10 new screensavers that offer a you nicely animated Autumn scenery with falling leaves, majestic mountains, running streams and more.

Free and Portable MPlayer WW for Video Files

MPlayer WW is a portable, open source media player that will play nearly any type of video file. It’s small and it’s easy to use. Give it a try.


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Freeware Fridays | Top Tools Of the Week #19

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Collect Complete PC System Information with WinAudit

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WinAudit is a small, stand-alone executable and it’s free for personal or business use. When it comes to collecting useful system information, it does far more than you’d expect from such a compact program.

 

Opera 10.62 for Desktop Released

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Opera 10.62 is a recommended update that fixes numerous stability and security issues.

 

Firefox 4 Beta 5 Adds Hardware Graphics Acceleration, Audio Capabilities and HSTS

Firefox 4 Beta 5 Download Released. Firefox 4 Beta 5 adds new API for HTML5 Audio and Video tags, hardware graphics acceleration and also implements a new Security protocol called HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS).

 

Slim Down and Speed Up Your Computer with SlimComputer

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SlimComputer offers nearly every utility you need to speed up a computer. It’s still in beta, but it seems to be better than most of the junk that’s offered on TV commercials.

 

Manage Windows Services with Portable Services Suite

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If you need a fast, functional and easy way to manage the services that run on your PC, take a look at Services Suite, a portable application from RoyalFool.de.

 

Instant Weather Reports with ForecastFox

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The ForecastFox addon/extension is excellent for keeping me up to date on weather. It stays out of the way and does it’s job with no visible hit to my system performance.


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Freeware Fridays | Top Tools Of the Week #18

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In case you haven’t seen them, here are the most recent posts in our Freeware category. We hope you enjoy reading about these freebies, and maybe you’ll find a keeper in the mix.


JumpControl Adds ShutDown, Restart, Logoff and Hibernate Options in Windows7 Taskbar

JumpControl is a free utility for Windows7 which adds Shutdown, restart, hibernate, sleep, Logoff, lock options in Windows7 Taskbar.

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HTC Home: HTC Weather and Clock Widget for Windows

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HTC Home is a beautiful weather widget for Windows that emulates HTC Sense UI’s combines weather and clock widget.

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Labs Crazy Experimental Stuff Now in Google Chrome Canary

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If you like trying out crazy experimental stuff in Google’s Chrome web browser, you might be happy to hear that Chrome Canary now has a Labs feature.

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10 New Animated Screensavers Yellow, Green and Blue Themes

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10 new screensavers that offer a you a nicely animated yellow, green and blue themes. Here you’ll find one of the few places that you can trust for getting safe freescreensavers.

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Voice Translation Now Available in Chrome 7

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The newest version of Google Chrome supports speech recognition. Check out this website that translates spoken English to French.

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Hardware Accelerated Browsing Experience: Chrome 7 vs. Firefox 4 vs. Internet Explorer 9

A comparison of rendering capabilities of hardware accelerated builds of Chrome 7, Internet Explorer 9 and Firefox 4.

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Initiate Alt-Tab Command Using A Simple Mouse Gesture

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Learn how you can use a simple mouse gesture to switch / rotate between opened Windows.

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10 New Animated Screensavers Bugs, Birds, Fish and Flowers

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10 new screensavers that offer a you a nicely animated view of bugs, birds, fish, flowers and much more. This is one of the few sites that you can trust for getting safe free screensavers.

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DriveSMART : Know Your Hard Disk Health

DriveSmart is a free tool that check on the health of your hard drive. In case your drive health is deteriorating the application will alert you about the damage so that you get a chance to backup valuable data on the disk before the disk crashes.

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Aero Flip Task Switching for XP with WinFlip

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There are plenty of ways to make XP look more modern, but sometimes these tweaks make XP run slower. WinFlip is an easy way to gain a cool looking feature without paying a big price in performance.

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What are Chrome Web Apps?

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I can tell you a little about the new Google Chrome web apps and the upcoming Chrome Web Store. So far, I’m not impressed with what I’ve seen. Do you want to know why?

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Freeware Fridays | Top Tools Of the Week #17

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In case you haven’t seen them, here are the most recent posts in our Freeware category. We hope you enjoy reading about these freebies, and maybe you’ll find a keeper in the mix.


RarZilla Free Unrar Easy Unpacking

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If you download RAR files and need an easy way to unpack them, be sure to check out this great free tool.

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Mac Hard Drive Recovery

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Is your Mac running slower? Do you get error messages during boot? Is it taking forever to boot? Here’s how to handle hard drive problems on your Mac.

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15 Google Chrome Extensions Worth Installing

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Chrome extensions offer convenience with fast page renders, regardless of the platform or the number of other extensions currently attempting to load. This article showcases fifteen extensions that all users should consider Installing.

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Windows 7 Activation Crack Bypasses Windows Activation Technologies (WAT)

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Windows 7 Activation Crack: Software called Windows 7 loader claims to provide a Windows 7 Activation Crack to bypass the Windows Activation Technologies (WAT) which requires users to activate their copies after a trial period.

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Internet Explorer 9 User Interface Screenshot Leaked

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A few new screenshots of IE9 User Interface have been leaked. Leaked screenshots of Internet Explorer 9 User Interface.

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WatchForFolder Monitors All the Changes Made to A Windows Folder

During installation of a program, a folder may be renamed and some files may be deleted or overwritten. If you want to monitor whether a program is changing the contents of some of the important folders of your system, try WatchForFolder

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A Review of Emsisoft Free Emergency Kit

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Free, portable anti-malware software that you can take with you. Clean up those infected PCs quickly with this set of four powerful tools.

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Firefox 4 Beta 4 Adds Sync and Firefox Tab Panorama

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Firefox 4 Beta 4 has added Firefox Sync which also works with Firefox Home and Firefox Panorama a tab management and organizing feature also known as Tab Candy.

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SpywareBlaster Low Impact Malware Protection

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Here’s a way to add some free additional protection to your Windows PC. This program doesn’t even need to be running to do it’s job.

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Google Chrome Opens PDF Files Inline

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Google Chrome now opens PDF files inline within the browser. Users can view PDF files online in Google Chrome.

Gmail Phone Calls Official, Call Rates Pretty Low

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Gmail Phone Calls Official. Google Announced Gmail Phone Calls and Phone Call rates for Calls made using Gmail Google Voice Phone. Gmail Phone Calls to US and Canada free.

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Freeware Fridays | Top Tools Of the Week #16

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In case you haven’t seen them, here are the most recent posts in our Freeware category. We hope you enjoy reading about these freebies, and maybe you’ll find a keeper in the mix.


Caderno Is a Free Notepad Replacement With Tabs

Caderno is a free replacement for Windows notepad that offers several features like Tabs, unicode support and syntax highlighting.

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12 Animated National Flag Clock Screensavers

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Do you enjoy seeing your national flag flying high and rippling in the breeze of a bright day? If so, you should take a look at the 12 free animated flag-clock screensavers here.

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Download Last.fm Tracks with Last Recorder

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Love to hear Last.fm tracks ? Why not download them to your computer? Here is a free tool that can help you do that.

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Download and Install Multiple Programs At Once With FreeApps

SOFTWARE FreeApps is a simple website which lets you download a single setup file for multiple software applications. You can use it to download the latest version of all the programs you use daily and install them in the background.

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Freeware Fridays | Top Tools Of the Week #15

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Firefox 4.0 Beta 3 Introduces Touch Support

Firefox 4.0 Beta 3 introduces multi-touch support and JavaScript optimizations along with stability and bug fixes. Read More | Tweet This

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Instant Website Safety and Traffic Rank Ultimate Chrome Flag Extension

If you are using the Chrome web browser, and you’d like more information about sites you aren’t familiar with, the Ultimate Chrome Flag extension could be your favoriteonline tool. Read More | Tweet This

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Trillian 5 Beta Released: Beauty Meets Functionality

Trillian 5 Beta is now available for download. The latest update includes Foursquare, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Windows Live Messenger integration among others.Read More | Tweet This

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Canary Build of Chrome Web Browser Has Geeks Singing

If you want to experience the latest and greatest features of the Chrome web browser, there is an easy new option for you. Read More | Tweet This

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5 New Animated Rivers Mountains and Woods Screensavers

Get ready to be relaxed when you let these 5 new screensavers that offer a relaxing view of rivers flowing through different settings. Read More | Tweet This

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Top 5 Favorite Chrome Extensions

I’ve seen lots of other people do this. Now it’s my turn. Here are my top 5 favorite extensions for the Google Chrome web browser. Read More | Tweet This

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How to Uninstall Programs On Mac

After trashing an app on the Mac, many settings and other small files are left behind and continue to take up space on your hard drive. Read More | Tweet This

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Jolicloud as a Second Netbook OS It Plays Well With Windows

If you need a simple, fast, secure and sweet looking OS on your netbook, Jolicloud will be hard to beat. This is good news to netbook users who don’t want to be chained to Microsoft Windows. Read More | Tweet This


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Freeware Fridays | Top Tools Of the Week #14

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Alien Swarm: New Free Shooter From Valve

Alien Swarm is a free a top-down shoot-em-up with supports up to 4-player co-op mode from Valve.  Read More |  Tweet This


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Alien Swarm Mini Review

Alien Swarm is a freeware game brought to you by Valve. This fully polished cooperative multiplayer game is something like Left 4 Dead – with aliens instead of zombies. Alien Swarm can be downloaded by anyone after registering on Steam. Play this great game today!  Read More |  Tweet This


Winamp now supports WebM Playback

Winamp has a strong user’s base and has evolved with time continuously. Keeping up with this, Winamp has introduced a VP8 decoder in its latest build of version 5.581.  Read More |  Tweet This


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Microsoft Security Essentials New Beta Download Now Available

Download Microsoft Security Essentials Beta for Free. MSE Beta include Firewall integration, web-based protection, network inspection and more.  Read More |  Tweet This


Barnes and Noble Apps for iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, BlackBerry, PC, Mac

If you like to read and you like Barnes and Noble stores, the Nook and the free BN Reader apps are going to be good tools for you.  Read More |  Tweet This


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Type the Indian Rupee Symbol with Foradian Rupee Font

A new font makes it possible to easily type and view the Indian Rupee symbol on any system.  Read More |  Tweet This


Free 3D Modelling Software Blender 2.53 Beta, Released

The Blender Foundation has just announced the release of Blender 2.53 Beta. Blender is an open-source and free 3D modelling software. It is available for Linux,  Windows, Mac OS X and  Solaris. Blender was used in the creation of a number Open Movies.  Read More |  Tweet This


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Adobe Planning to Introduce Sandboxing Technologies in Reader

Adobe has announced that it will release its next Reader software as a sandboxed application. Sandboxing prevents an application from accessing the data.  Read More |Tweet This


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Mozilla Fixes 14 Security Issues with Firefox 3.6.7

Firefox 3.6.7 is a security and stability update, which fixes 14 security vulnerabilities including 8 critical ones.  Read More |  Tweet This


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Safari, Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome Leak Sensitive User Information to Websites

Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer and Safari are vulnerable to exploits that can gain access to stored personal information including name, address, email id and password.Read More |  Tweet This


Lightspark, an Open Source Flash Alternative gets more Browser Friendly

Lightspark is an excellent Open Source Flash video player with support for the latest technologies in Flash. It supports ActionScript 3.0 and hardware accelerated graphics rendering based on OpenGL.Read More |  Tweet This


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Freeware Fridays | Top Tools Of the Week #13

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Epic-HomeEpic: A Web Browser Made For India, By India

Epic is a customized version of Mozilla Firefox, which includes content and features targeted at Indians.


borders-ebook-storeBorders Has a New eBook Store, eReader and Apps

Borders has entered the eBook eReader wars. Can they compete with Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Apple, Books-a-Million and maybe Google?


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ActiveHotKeys is a nice little program for Windows which can be used to display all the active and available keyboards shortcuts for a specific key combination.


windows_live_writer_4_crash_recoveryRecover Unsaved Posts In Windows Live Writer After a Crash

How To Recover Unsaved Post after Windows Live Writer Crash or Improper Shut Down. Recover Unsaved posts after Windows Live Writer Crash.


Use MDownloader to Quickly Download Files From File Hosting Services

MDownloader is a free utility for Windows which lets you download files from a wide range of file hosting services.


moonbase1Moonbase Alpha Goes Online on Steam

Ever wanted to be an astronaut on the moon? You can do the closest thing to it –simulation gaming! With Moonbase Alpha players can experience the trials that one faces on the dark side of the moon (I totally made that up). The best part is that this great game is completely free!


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Frets on Fire is an open source guitar hero clone. Pick up your keyboard and play along some great rock songs!

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If your PC is slow to start, and you don’t know what to do about it, Soluto could save you plenty of frustration.


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If you have computers that aren’t connected to the net, you will need offline installers to install your favorite software on these machines. How can you find the offline installers?


A Web Browser for Your TV Kylo

Do you have a computer hooked up to your TV? Do you have to squint to read the text while surfing? Kylo TV Browser may be what you need.


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If all you need are simple text notes, portability and compatibility with other software, QeepIt may be just what you need to keep yourself organized.


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