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Comet is an open source Windows Disk Cleanup clone

Comet is a new open source program for Windows that replicates functionality of the trusted Disk Cleanup tool of Windows. Microsoft revealed some time ago the decision to deprecate Disk Cleanup and […]

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PayPal adds authenticator app as 2-step verification option

PayPal; love it, or hate it. I had my troubles with the service in the past but have to acknowledge that it is one of the most popular online payment options thanks […]

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Which Firefox extensions would you like to see promoted by Mozilla?

Mozilla announced the Recommended Extensions program for Firefox on April 9, 2019 designed to promote excellent extensions for Firefox in various ways. Extensions need to meet the "highest standards of security, utility, […]

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Fix Google Chrome screen flashing on Windows 10

Some Google Chrome users on Windows 10 have reported for some time screen flickering issues when they use the web browser. The issue dates back to as early as January 2018 and […]

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You can upgrade to the Windows 10 May 2019 Update right now (but you shouldn't)

Microsoft plans to release the May 2019 Update for Windows 10 at the end of May 2019. The update will be rolled out slowly to devices at that point and it will […]

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Microsoft confirms two Known Issues for recent Windows 10 updates

Microsoft just confirmed two new known issues in recent updates for Windows 10 on the official Windows 10 Updates History website. April 2019 has not been very kind to Microsoft even though […]

seccon framework

Microsoft publishes security configuration suggestions for the Enterprise

Microsoft published a new security configuration framework for Windows 10 devices that it calls SECCON framework in April 2019. The new framework complements the Windows security baselines that Microsoft publishes for each […]

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Google Chrome: remove suggestions from the address bar using the mouse

Google is working on a new Chrome feature currently to improve user control and interaction with address bar suggestions displayed to the user. When you type text into the address bar, Chrome […]

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Firefox extension NoScript is now available for Chrome

The popular Firefox security and privacy extension NoScript has been released for the Google Chrome web browser. NoScript has the sixth largest user count of all Firefox extensions at the time of […]

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These Extensions are exclusive to the Chromium-based Microsoft Edge

One of the main advantages of the upcoming Microsoft Edge web browser that is based on Chromium is that it supports multiple extension stores. Microsoft Edge users may install extensions from Microsoft's […]

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How to empty the Windows Recycle Bin automatically

All files that you delete regularly on Windows are moved to the Recycle Bin first. Designed as a last resort to recover accidentally deleted files, files that sit in the Recycle Bin […]

Ghacks Deals: The Complete Machine Learning A to Z Bundle (Price Drop)

The Complete Machine Learning A to Z Bundle is a big eLearning bundle; it includes nine different machine learning and AI related courses and has just dropped in price to $35. Designed […]

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Chrome may block some high-risk downloads soon

Google plans to integrate new functionality in the company's Chrome web browser to "drive down non-secure downloads" to reduce the impact that malicious downloads have on Chrome users. The company plans to […]

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Microsoft Translator integration in Chromium-based Microsoft Edge

One of the things that I missed in current versions of Microsoft's Chromium-based Edge browser was native translation support. Microsoft released previews of the Chromium-based browser this week; previews are limited to Windows […]

windows 7 8.1 server issues update

Oh look, another broken Windows update! KB4493472 and KB4493446 causing issues

Reports are coming in left and right that the recent security updates for Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012 R2 are causing issues on machines they […]

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Email backup software MailStore Home 12.0 released

MailStore Home 12.0 is the latest version of the free email backup software for Microsoft Windows devices. We have followed development of the email software since 2011 when we released our initial […]

Ghacks Deals: Pay What You Want: The Java Master Class Bundle

The Java Master Class Bundle is a Pay What You Want elearning bundle. The bundle features 10 different Java related courses. If you pay at least $1, you get access to one […]

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Mozilla releases Firefox 66.0.3

Mozilla plans to release Firefox 66.0.3, a minor upgrade to the web browser's stable channel, later today on April 10, 2019. Firefox 66.0.3 is the third minor release after the release of […]