If you’re like me, you’ll have hundreds of accounts all over and you’ll need to remember an equal number of usernames and passwords. Good security requires you do not keep the same password for all your accounts and so it would totally impossible for you to memorize all the passwords. This is where password managers come into play.
So, you’re a conscientious system administrator or even a very neat and tidy home user who likes to keep his/her PC fully updated and patched against any malignant threats that float around on the interweb. Good for you. You subscribe and read so many postings on various security related forums.
As a web and graphics designer there are lots of tools and software available to help one do their work. In fact, I would bet that without some of these tools that we completely take for granted, most of us web designers would be fairly miserable. Here’s a list of the 6 tools that I think every designer should have: 1) Photoshop / Dreamweaver : I wasn’t planning on listing anything that wasn’t free in this list, but no list related to web design would be complete without Adobe’s Photoshop.
There was a time I swore by AVG as an antivirus. Though I have Nod32 installed on my laptop, I installed AVG on any and every computer I came across. Sadly, v8 is a total mess and I quickly switched over to Avast which is really excellent.
Have you ever seen the screen above? The screen above is shown to Windows users, primarily Windows XP whenever you’re using a wallpaper and your explorer crashes. If you’re facing this problem repeatedly, you can either manually make changes or with a single click set everything to default.
A while ago, I wrote about Ten Tools to Defragment your Hard Disk. Like your hard drive the windows registry is also prone to defragmentation because it is constantly accessed by programs. Fortunately, we have tools that help you clean up your windows registry and defragment the same.
Hit that delete button, only to find out that you needed that important file? Stop! don’t panic.
GParted is the Gnome Partition Editor application. GParted is an extremely feature rich software. It supports several different types of file formats through the use of their equivalent support programs.
Keeping your files safe is one worrisome issue. I have multiple backups of my files, both on an external hard disk as well as on two online file backup services. When you have a few hundred megabytes to backup, you can just replace the folder time and time again.
Frequently accessing the same folders? Or maybe you have a game or software copied to a folder that needs to be installed. Visual Subst is a small tool that allows you to associate the most accessed directories with virtual drives.
Wonder what’s cluttering your hard drive? More often than not it is a huge collection of duplicate files. Easy Duplicate File Finder is a free powerful tool that helps you to find and remove duplicate files on your PC.
A shell extension is an in-process COM object which extends the Windows’ abilities. Most shell extensions are automatically installed by the operating system, but there are also many other applications that install additional shell extension components. E.