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zzPaint is a portable image editor which offers basic editing options

zzPaint is a portable image editor which offers basic editing options

Inkscape and GIMP are excellent graphics editor programs but they have a learning curve; I prefer something simpler like Paint.Net myself as it ticks all the right boxes. If you want something that's […]

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Google improves Site Isolation in Chrome 77, adds it to Android

Google rolled out the security feature Site Isolation back in 2018 when it released Chrome 67 to the public. Site Isolation was limited to desktop versions of the Chrome web browser back […]

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KB4520062 for Windows 10 1809 may break Microsoft Advanced Threat Protection

Microsoft released the second back of October 2019 updates for various supported Windows 10 versions on October 15, 2019. The cumulative updates, all non-security, fix various issues in Windows 10. It is […]

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Run Windows programs without admin rights using RunWithRestrictedRights

Ever downloaded a new program and wondered if it's safe to run? I'm with you. One of the best options to deal with it is to run the program in a sandboxed […]

Ghacks Deals: The Cisco CCNA Routing & Switching Bundle (96% off)

The Cisco CCNA Routing & Switching Bundle is an eLearning course that provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to install, operate and troubleshoot a small to medium branch network, and […]

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The end of Yahoo Groups? Not quite yet but close

Yahoo announced far-reaching changes to the company's Yahoo Groups service recently. The changes affect the visibility of groups, uploaded content, and upload functionality. Yahoo Groups was one of the world's largest discussion […]

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End of Support notifications for Windows 7 Pro users

Microsoft started to inform Windows 7 Home users that support for the operating system was about to run out. From this week on, the notifications will also be shown to users running […]

MasterSeeker is a freeware desktop search application for Windows

MasterSeeker is a freeware desktop search application for Windows

We have seen plenty of desktop search applications in the past. There's Everything, which is the favorite of many, UltraSearch or VX Search among other options. If you're looking for something simpler, […]

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DuckDuckGo adds Indian servers and new options

The privacy-focused search engine DuckDuckGo announced the launch of new features and servers recently on the company's Spread Privacy blog. The company added servers in India to better serve Indian users, a […]

Service Trigger Editor is a freeware tool that lets you manage Windows Services

Run Windows Services only when you want them to with Service Trigger Editor

Windows Services are core components of the operating system that are used to power Windows features and used by programs. Third-parties may add services of their own to Windows and these may […]

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Mozilla about to launch VPN beta

Mozilla, maker of the Firefox web browser, will launch the first beta of its upcoming VPN service in the coming weeks. The organization launched Firefox Private Network in September 2019 which added […]

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Microsoft releases October 2019 update previews for Windows

Microsoft released cumulative updates for various supported versions of Windows on October 15, 2019. The company released preview updates for Windows 7 Service Pack 1 and Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 8.1 […]

Ghacks Deals: Codeanywhere Freelancer Plan subscriptions

Codeanywhere is a cloud-based development environment that works in modern browsers and on mobile devices. The environment supports over 75 different programming languages, auto-complete functionality, options to connect to Git repositiories, connect […]

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Back to Basics: How to block Windows programs from accessing the internet

Today, in our Windows 10 beginner's guide series, we'll be looking at how to block Windows programs from accessing the internet. Tip: check out some of the previous parts of the series, […]

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Microsoft adds a text cursor indicator to Windows 10

Where is that cursor? Have you ever asked yourself that question or similar questions? All recent versions of the Microsoft Windows operating system support an option to highlight the cursor when you […]

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Block Categories, Channels and Tags on Twitch with Unwanted Twitch

Unwanted Twitch is a browser extension for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox to block certain categories, channels or tags on the Twitch website. If you visit the Twitch website regularly in your […]

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Picture Window Pro is a free and powerful photo editor for Windows

Picture Window Pro is a freeware photo editor for Windows computers that offers a lot of post-processing options. In this review, we are going to take a look at what the program […]

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Microsoft enables Tamper Protection on Windows 10 for all Home users

Microsoft unveiled a new security feature called Tamper Protection for the company's Windows Defender Antivirus solution in December 2018. Tamper Protection, as the name suggests, protects certain security features from tampering. One […]