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Detect and remove unknown malware with Ultimate Virus Sniffer
December 20, 2014 – 13:26 | No Comment
Detect and remove unknown malware with Ultimate Virus Sniffer

If you run, download or otherwise access malware, then your regular antivirus software should normally detect the threat, step in and remove it for you, entirely automatically.
Brand new threats might bypass this layer of protection, …

Clean up your inbox with Automatic Outlook Duplicate Remover
December 19, 2014 – 13:54 | No Comment
Clean up your inbox with Automatic Outlook Duplicate Remover

Outlook provides various ways to manage the size of your mailbox (see Mailbox Cleanup in Outlook 2013), but nothing to help you deal with the duplicates that could be cluttering your system.
Automatic Outlook Duplicate Remover …

Discover useful USB device details with Temple
December 19, 2014 – 07:16 | No Comment
Discover useful USB device details with Temple

Copying files to a USB storage device is generally very easy. Plug it in, the drive appears in Explorer, drag/ drop, go do something else until the transfer is complete. Simple.
If you’re moving a lot …

Install/ update/ manage your software with NeoSetup
December 18, 2014 – 07:27 | No Comment
Install/ update/ manage your software with NeoSetup

Keeping Windows software up-to-date can be complicated. There are settings to be configured, maybe several update processes to be left running, troubleshooting rules to follow if they don’t work. And of course if an application …

Control your PC remotely with DisplayFusion 7
December 18, 2014 – 04:49 | No Comment
Control your PC remotely with DisplayFusion 7

Binary Fortress Software has released DisplayFusion 7.0, a major update for its comprehensive multi-monitor management tool for Windows.
The commercial editions now support remote controlling your system from iOS or Android devices. You can move windows …

Bitdefender releases free CryptoWall Immunizer
December 17, 2014 – 14:35 | No Comment
Bitdefender releases free CryptoWall Immunizer

Bitdefender Labs has announced the availability of Bitdefender CryptoWall Immunizer, a free Windows tool which offers some protection against versions 1 and 2 of the file-encrypting malware.
The program appears to work by setting Windows policies …

First look: Veeam EndPoint Backup BETA
December 17, 2014 – 10:16 | No Comment
First look: Veeam EndPoint Backup BETA

Back in October, enterprise virtualisation specialists Veeam Software announced Veeam EndPoint Backup FREE, a free file and image-based backup tool for Windows.
The package is currently only available as a private beta – you must sign …

Grab every link on a web page with Copy All Links (Firefox)
December 16, 2014 – 16:46 | No Comment
Grab every link on a web page with Copy All Links (Firefox)

You’re at a web page, maybe reading a forum post, looking at a list of links. You’d like to copy them somewhere, maybe share them with someone else. But your browser has no way to …

View, organise and manage your media with Diffractor
December 15, 2014 – 17:33 | No Comment
View, organise and manage your media with Diffractor

Most PC users need a good media manager, something to bring order to the mass of photos, videos and music cluttering their system.
There’s plenty of competition around, but if your needs are relatively straightforward then …

Compress CBR/ CBZ comic files by 50% or more
December 15, 2014 – 11:35 | No Comment
Compress CBR/ CBZ comic files by 50% or more

Digital comics often come in the form of comic book archives, typically JPGs stored in a single archive file (cbz = zip, cbr = rar, and so on).
You might think these simple compressed formats would …

Anvisoft Slim Toolbar 1.4 now free
December 13, 2014 – 07:02 | No Comment
Anvisoft Slim Toolbar 1.4 now free

Utilities developer Anvisoft has released a free version of its browser security tool, Anvi Slim Toolbar.
The program provides real-time and on-demand tools to detect and remove malicious add-ons for Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome.