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Glasswire review: firewall and security solution with lots of customization options

Glasswire is a network monitoring and security solution for Microsoft Windows and Google Android devices. On Windows, it is available as a free version as well as several commercial versions which are […]

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How to display "most visited pages" in Firefox's address bar

Mozilla released Firefox 77 last week and with it came another change of functionality affecting the web browser's address bar. When you activate the address bar, e.g. by clicking on it, you […]

Add a ton of keyboard shortcuts to Firefox and Chrome with Surfingkeys

Do you use keyboard shortcuts while browsing? F5, Ctrl + T, Ctrl + Enter, Backspace are some of the common ones that most users use. If you're a power user, and wanted […]

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Windows Update stuck? Here is what you may do to fix it

Over the years, I ran into several issues regarding updates on Windows devices. A common issue that I experienced regularly was that updates appeared stuck after the initial reboot. Windows would display […]

Batch rename files using search and replace, regex with the SmartRename shell extension for Windows

Batch rename files using search and replace, regex with the SmartRename shell extension

There are many ways to batch rename files, e.g. by using programs such as Rename Us or Advanced Renamer. But have you considered¬† using a shell extension program? SmartRename is one such […]

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Drag & drop functionality changes soon in Chromium-based browsers

Most Internet users know that they can drop files on the browser window to have them displayed by the browser or opened provided that the file type is supported. If you drag […]

FalconX revisited - It's now TaskbarX with more options

FalconX revisited: It's now TaskbarX and has some additional options

A few months ago, FalconX was updated and was renamed to TaskbarX. It flew under my radar back then , but was updated again about ten days ago, and I decided to […]

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Firefox 78: Close Multiple Tabs options moved to submenu

Mozilla plans to make a change to the tab right-click menu in the Firefox web browser that moves options to close multiple tabs to a submenu. You get a number of options […]

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Tor Browser 9.5 is out with major usability improvements

Tor Browser 9.5 has been released on June 3, 2020. The new version of the web browser includes security updates and several usability improvements. Tor Browser 9.5 can be downloaded from the […]

Save your Firefox tabs in a single-click with Tab Stash

Save your Firefox tabs in a single-click with Tab Stash

Managing an open browser session is no easy task. The more tabs you have, the more cluttered it gets, and if you use multiple browser windows, you may realize quickly that most […]

Ghacks Deals: The Epic Python Developer Certification Bundle (97% off)

The Epic Python Developer Certification Bundle includes 12 eLearning courses in total that teach Python and Python skills. It includes courses for absolute beginners as well as advanced users, and is available […]

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How to block the new Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 devices

Microsoft started the rollout of the new Microsoft Edge web browser that is based on Chromium via Windows Update this week. It is pushed to Windows 10 devices using Windows Update, but […]

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Thunderbird 68.9.0 is a security and small bug fix release

The team behind the Thunderbird email client has released Thunderbird 68.9.0 Stable to the public. Thunderbird follows the release schedule and versioning of Firefox ESR, Extended Support Release. Mozilla decreased the time […]

Wu10Man is an open source tool for disabling Windows 10 Updates

Wu10Man is an open source tool for disabling Windows 10 Updates

If you've been a regular reader on gHacks, you're probably aware that there are several ways to disable Windows 10 Updates. Options may be available natively and there are also several third-party […]

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Firefox 77.0.1 will be released today to fix one issue

Mozilla plans to release Firefox 77.0.1 to the Stable channel later today. The new version of the web browser comes just a day after the release of Firefox 77.0 Stable on June […]

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Windows Updates KB4541301, KB4541302 and KB4559309 replace old with new Microsoft Edge on Windows 10

Microsoft released a Chromium-based version of the company's Microsoft Edge web browser earlier this year. Users had to download and install the new browser manually up until now but Microsoft made it […]

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Firefox 78: Set Firefox as the default PDF viewer on Windows

If you use the Firefox web browser to view PDF documents, you may have noticed that it is not possible to make it the default application for PDF files on Windows. While […]

Burnbytes is an open source clone of the Windows Disk Cleanup tool

Debotnet developer releases Burnbytes; an open source clone of the Windows Disk Cleanup tool

One of the easiest and safest ways to free up storage space is to run Windows Disk Cleanup from time to time. Windows 10 does have a setting called Storage Sense that […]

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Here is how you disable Cortana from autostarting with Windows 10 version 2004

Microsoft released Windows 10 version 2004, a new feature update for the operating system recently. One of the changes of the release was that the company switched from integrating Cortana natively in […]