USB drives are likely to get infected by viruses, which can run automatically by adding a entry to the autorun.inf file in your USB drive.
USB is a freeware utility, that will prevent USB drives from loading programs automatically by automatically renaming autorun.inf files to autorun.inf_current date_time, and setting the file attribute to "normal", making it visible for system.
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Bookmark management across multiple browsers is a big headache, unless you are using something to synchronize bookmarks across browsers or using a tool that provides a option to merge bookmarks between different browsers.
Links2Tray is another handy freeware utility, that allows users to access bookmarks from multiple browsers like IE8, Google Chrome, Opera, Safari and more from the system tray.
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When you boot your PC, there are several things that startup automatically, these startup items include programs that you have chosen to startup automatically when your PC boots up and several services, which you may or may not even know about.
In the past we had told you about several startup managers which allowed users to control what should run on PC startup, however many of those tools do not have a option to control the startup services.
Continue reading Get Rid of Unwanted Services With Vista Services Optimizer
Everyday of your computing life, you may have to open and save several files, which span across different folders, most of the times, you spend a lot of time navigating to your desired folder over and over again.
Not that we have not told you about some excellent softwares that will help you to quickly navigate folders in file open/save dialogs. We just came across another handy Freeware called PathBuddy, which works similar to the earlier mentioned DirectFolder, allowing users to quickly access frequently used folders, by defining shortcuts to the folders, which can be used in the Windows File Explorer, Open and Save Dialogs in any application, or directly from the desktop.
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Humans can easily check for the current weather and temperatures using thermometers and weather websites, in a similar fashion your computer too heats up and you should take care that the CPU temperatures do not go beyond a certain point.
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VideoCacheView is a freeware utility that will allow you to browse the cache of popular browsers like Internet Explorer, Firefox and view the videos that are stored in the temporary folders also known as the browser cache.
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Windows Task Manager is definitely not one of the best things to manage tasks and processes on your computer, it lacks a lot of features which we desire to have a better control over running applications and processes.
In the past we had discussed about Process Explorer, a software utility that allowed you to manage tasks efficiently, along with the ability to suspend memory and CPU hogging tasks instead of terminating them forcefully.
Related: Kill Applications at a Scheduled Time with Process Assassin
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Quite sometime back we had told you about 3 download accelerators that allowed you to speedup the download process of a file by allowing for simultaneous downloads and the ability to pause and restart downloads.
Another similar product called KooLoader is a all-in-one free download manager that guarantees a worthy Internet downloading experience through the addition of an adaptive download accelerator, segmented downloads for acceleration, an astounding number of simultaneous downloads and more.
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We have talked a few notepad replacements in the past including Notepad 2008, which brings Office 2007 ribbons to Notepad, however the files you create using Notepad can be easily viewed by anyone who has access to your computer.
Files like your personal diary and other important information should be encrypted, so that it cannot be accessed by anyone else.
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I usually get very bored trying to read 100s of webpages and blog entries on a day to day basis, it would be pretty good if someone could just speak those words to me instead, turns out my wish is coming true.
A handy and useful software called Internet Text Speaker will speak out selected text to you making it much more easier to devour content off the Internet.
Continue reading Text Speaker Helps You Listen To Text From Web Pages