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A first look at IOBit Uninstaller 7

IOBit Uninstaller 7 is the next version of the popular Windows software uninstaller which will be released soon by the company.

IOBit released a beta version of Uninstaller 7 today; reason enough to take the program for a test ride to find out what is new and changed.

How to block animated images in Google Chrome

The following guide provides you with information on blocking or limiting animated gifs in the Google Chrome web browser.

I was recently reminded how awful animated gifs are when it comes to the accessibility of a website. I visit the site Product Hunt occasionally, and each time I visit it, my eyes are bombarded by a couple animated gifs on each of the pages that I open.

Office 2007 support ends on October 10, 2017

Microsoft announced that the company's support for Microsoft Office 2007 will end on October 10, 2017, a little over three months from now.

Office 2007 was the first version of the office suite that featured the Ribbon interface instead of toolbars and menus. It was also the version of Office in which the new Office Open XML formats, docx, pptx and xlsx were introduced.

QuickViewer is an ultra-fast Windows image viewer

QuickViewer is an ultra-fast image viewer for Microsoft Windows devices that has been designed from the ground up for speed.

Image viewers are a dime a dozen on Windows; while there are plenty to choose from -- like the excellent FastPictureViewer, FastStone Image Viewer, HoneyView or XnView -- all differ when it comes to performance, supported formats, and functionality.

Nintendo SNES Classic comes with these 21 games

Nintendo just announced the SNES Classic, a new classic console that the Japanese company plans to release on September 29, 2017.

The SNES Classic console follows in the footsteps of the very popular NES Classic. Demand was super high for the NES Classic, and it was often difficult to get your hands on one.

Devices were sold for a premium on marketplaces like eBay or Amazon, as they were out of stock most of the time.

SeqBox and BlockHashLoc file recovery tools

SeqBox and BlockHashLoc are two file recovery tools designed to help recover files if the file system of a storage device is not accessible anymore.

Files may become inaccessible in a number of ways. They may have been deleted, they may be corrupt, or if the underlying file system of the storage device is corrupt or deleted.

The latter can be extremely frustrating, as file recovery software usually won't be able to recover most files, especially if they were fragmented on the drive.

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update: syskey.exe support dropped

Microsoft's upcoming Windows 10 Fall Creators Update and Windows Server 2016 RS3 update won't support syskey.eye anymore.

Syskey.exe was introduced in Windows 2000, backported to Windows NT 4.0, and has been part of any version of Microsoft Windows released since then.

The tool was designed to improve the security of the Windows boot process by adding another layer of protection to it.

Find and extract files in archives quickly with Bandizip

The extraction of archives -- zip, rar, ace, you name it -- is usually a straightforward process: select the archive, use your favorite program to extract the content, and that is that.

It gets complicated when you are only interested in a single file, or some files, that are inside the archive. Not a problem if the archive has a small size, but if it is a Gigabyte-sized archive with thousands of files, it will take more time to find and extract the files that you are after.

How to install and manage fonts on Windows 10

The Windows operating system, just like any other OS, ships with a selection of fonts included that any program may use directly.

If you want access to other fonts, those that don't come with Windows, you need to install these fonts first before they become available.

Programs sometimes allow you to make use of fonts without installing them. If you want fonts to become available system wide however, or want to use them in programs that don't support this option, then you have to install them on Windows first.

Essential Applications for GNU/Linux Users

So, you’ve made the switch from Windows or MacOSX to GNU/Linux, congratulations!

There is a good chance that you’ve also installed a distribution like Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Fedora, or perhaps Manjaro; and so you have a wide range of software already installed. However, There are a number of applications that don’t always ship by default, that I feel every user should have or at least be aware of, and some that people have by default but have not ventured to use; so I thought a list of essential applications was in order!


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