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Microsoft Windows Security Updates January 2020 overview (end of Windows 7 support edition)

Welcome to the first Microsoft Patch Day overview of 2020 and the last Patch Day for the company's Windows 7 operating system (as well as for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server […]

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Create custom shortcuts, organize them into folders and access it all from the system tray with Jovial Menu

One can only have so many shortcuts on the Taskbar or the desktop. I have about 15 icons sitting on the taskbar, though I do pin and unpin icons occasionally when the […]

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The Complete 2020 Cisco CCNA Certification Prep Course prepares you to take the new CCNA 200-301 certification exam. As of February 2020, the existing CCNA certification will be obsolete. The NEW 2020 […]

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Clear Disk Info is a handy health info tool for storage devices

Clear Disk Info is a free software program for Microsoft Windows devices that provides a clear view of health related information about connected storage devices. Keeping an eye on storage devices is […]

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Windows 7 Support ends today: here are your options

Microsoft's Windows 7 operating system has reached the end of its lifetime, at least for home users. Microsoft will release a final round of patches for the operating system later today before […]

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Thunderbird 68.4.1 is a security update

Thunderbird 68.4.1 was released a couple of days ago. The new version is a security update for the email client that patches a security vulnerability that is exploited in the wild as […]

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Adobe Scan is a free mobile scanner and OCR tool

Adobe Scan is a free application for Google Android and Apple iOS operating systems that supports scanning any document using the device's built-in cameras. Apart from that, it is also capable of […]

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Rumor: Windows 10 Store for Business and Education are going away

When Microsoft launched the Windows 10 operating system in 2015, it included a Windows Store application designed as a central repository for applications and other offers. One of the main ideas behind […]

Save text snippets and paste them quickly with the Clippings extension for Firefox and Thunderbird

Save text snippets and paste them quickly with the Clippings extension for Firefox and Thunderbird

Clippings has been featured on gHacks before as part of the best add-ons for Thunderbird. But did you know that it is also available for Firefox? The extension can do two things: […]

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Firefox Voice Beta starts

Firefox Voice is a new experiment by Mozilla that has just been launched as a beta. The experiment brings voice controls to the Firefox web browser and is currently only available for […]

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Microsoft Windows 10 Search Indexer Diagnostics

Microsoft released a new application for the company's Windows 10 operating system recently that helps administrators troubleshoot Windows Search related issues. Windows Search is a core part of the operating system as […]

Sniptool is a portable screen capturing tool with a built-in image editor

Sniptool is a portable screen capturing tool with a built-in image editor

The Windows Snipping Tool has been the simplest way to capture screenshots thanks to it being one of the tools integrated into Windows. But the editor that it comes with is severely […]

Schedule your computer to shut down, restart, sleep with Adios - Shutdown timer for Windows

Schedule your computer to shut down, restart, sleep with Adios - Shutdown timer for Windows

Not everyone shuts down their computer whenever they are finished with whatever they used it for. It's a good way to lower power consumption and also prevent an unexpected shutdown in case […]

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Google Chrome will support Windows 7 until at least July 2021

Microsoft will end support for its Windows 7 operating system next week on January 14, 2020. The last Patch Day for Windows 7 will provide users with a last round of security […]

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Firefox 74 will drop support for TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1

Version 74.0 of the Firefox web browser will drop support for the encryption protocols TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 entirely. Sites that don't support at least TLS 1.2 will show a "secure […]

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DuckDuckGo is the clear winner of Google's first Android search provider auction

Google announced plans in 2019 to auction off three of the four positions of a new search provider selection screen on Android devices that are set up for the first time from […]

Microsoft Partners may request Windows Update blocks if drivers are incompatible

A new document by Microsoft reveals that Microsoft Partners may request Windows Update blocks for their devices or hardware if they find out that certain drivers are incompatible with new feature updates […]

Ghacks Deals: The Complete Information Security Certification Bundle (97% off)

The Complete Information Security Certification Bundle includes seven information security related eLearning courses. It covers several hot topics, including Docker, NGINX and AWS, and preps you to take several certification exams in […]