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New folder wizard - use a text file

Create dozens or even thousands of folders and name them instantly with New Folder Wizard

Every one knows how to create new folders regardless of (desktop operating system) that is used. In Windows, users simply right-click in Explorer and select the New > Folder option; those who […]

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Firefox 72: dynamic scrollbars based on page color

Mozilla plans to adapt the color of the scrollbar in the Firefox web browser to the background color of the visited webpage in Firefox 72. Dark themes are en vogue currently; operating […]

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How to block Steam from updating games automatically

Valve's Steam platform client will update any installed game or application automatically by default. If there is a network connection when you start Steam or Steam is running, updates will be installed […]

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Firefox 71: new about:config interface lands

Mozilla plans to launch the redesigned about:config interface in Firefox 71, the next stable version of the web browser. The internal page about:config provides Firefox users with access to an advanced set […]

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Windows Updates History Viewer released by Nirsoft

Windows Updates History Viewer (WinUpdatesView) is a new software program by Nirsoft that displays the Windows updates history on the device it is run on. As is the case with all Nirsoft […]

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Musikcube is a terminal music player for Windows, macOS and Linux

Musikcube is a cross platform terminal based music player, music management application and a music server; it is open source and available for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux and as an Android […]

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Microsoft will remove option to clear Downloads folder using Disk Cleanup

Microsoft revealed recently that it will remove the Downloads option from the company's Disk Cleanup tool. Microsoft introduced the new option in Windows 10 version 1809. The company made the decision to […]

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Microsoft rolls out Unified Update Platform preview update KB4529943

Microsoft released KB4529943 yesterday to devices that participate in the Unified Update Platform preview. The update will be released later to devices that run Windows 10 and don't participate in the UUP […]

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Thunderbird 60.9.1 and 68.2.2 have been released

The Thunderbird development team has released two updates for the two supported branches of the email client. Thunderbird 60.9.1 and Thunderbird 68.2.2 are now available; both releases fix issues in the email […]

How to install VMWare tools if the option is grayed out

How to install VMWare tools if the option is grayed out

I use VMWare Workstation Player primary to run Linux but a few days ago I wanted to install a virtual copy of Windows 10 to test some upcoming features. Virtual machines are […]

Edge Blocker is a free portable tool which lets you prevent Microsoft Edge from opening

Edge Blocker is a free portable tool which lets you prevent Microsoft Edge from opening

About 4 years ago, when word got out that Microsoft would be launching a new browser, I was delighted. Finally, we had some competition for Chrome and Firefox, and a replacement for […]

Ghacks Deals: The A to Z Cyber Security & IT Certification Training Bundle (97% off)

The A to Z Cyber Security & IT Certification Training Bundle is a huge eLearning bundle that focuses on cyber security and certification. It includes several courses that prep for security related […]

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Create Mute/Unmute Sound shortcuts for any Windows program

Nirsoft updated the free SoundVolumeView application to version 2.0 recently; the new version introduces an option to the application to create sound related shortcuts for any program on Windows systems. Ever wanted […]

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Transcribe text from audio recordings with Listen N Write

Do you record audio and use it as a source for taking notes, e.g. for work or studying? Listen N Write is a freeware tool that may help you with that if […]

How to determine if a Google Chrome extension is safe or not

How to determine if a Google Chrome extension is safe

When it comes to online security, you can never be too careful; this guide isn't about antivirus programs, firewalls or VPNs though, as it is about Chrome extensions. Just because an extension […]

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Report: Microsoft to replace classic Edge with new Edge from early 2020 on

Microsoft revealed that the new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge web browser will be released on January 15, 2020 officially (and that it will come to Linux) this week. What the company did not […]

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Microsoft ends Skip Ahead Windows Insiders ring

Microsoft released a new Windows 10 Insider Preview build yesterday to the Fast Ring that brings the build number to 19018. Brandon LeBlanc, Senior Program Manager of the Windows Insider Program, revealed […]

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Google Chrome will block mixed content in the near future

Google Chrome will soon block all mixed content by default. Google revealed a plan in October that details how the company's Chrome browser will handle mixed content in the next release versions. […]