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AutoZipper archives selected folders when run

AutoZipper is a free portable software for Windows to run archive jobs regularly using jobs that you configure once using the application.

Note: The program requires the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 but has no other dependencies besides that. It is compatible with Windows XP and newer versions of Windows.

You may use any archiving program for Windows, Bandizip, 7-Zip, or WinRar, to create archives of one or multiple folders. What the bulk of these programs does not support is repeat archive jobs.

Open archived and cached webpages in Firefox and Chrome

View Page Archive & Cache is a browser extension for the Firefox, Chrome and Opera web browsers to load cached or archived copies of any web page in the browser. The extension may be compatible with other Firefox or Chromium based browsers such as Mozilla as well.

Internet resources can become unavailable; the server a site is hosted on may be down or under high load, pages may be deleted, hacked, or removed by hosting companies or law enforcement.

Configure the lockscreen display timeout on Windows

Microsoft's Windows operating system includes a set of power options that define, among many other things, when the screen is turned off. You can configure Windows to never turn off the screen when the device is connected to a power source.

If you do lock the screen occasionally or even regularly, you may have noticed that the setting is not honored by the operating system when you lock the system.

AppCheck Anti-Ransomware review

AppCheck Anti-Ransomware by Checkmal is a complementary security solution for devices running Windows designed specifically to protect the device it is running on against ransomware attacks and exploits.

Ransomware attacks come in many different forms but the bulk of them holds files on the local system ransom by encrypting them. Affected users are asked to pay a specific sum, usually in Bitcoin, to purchase the encryption password that allows them to decrypt the data.

Display the use of iframes in Firefox

Check iframe is a free open source browser extension for Firefox that reveals to you if websites use iframes and highlights the iframe code and the actual iframe on the website.

Websites may use iframes to display other HTML documents in a frame. It is often used by advertising scripts, social media scripts or media embeds.

crxMouse Chrome Gestures extension

crxMouse Chrome Gestures is a free extension for the Chrome Web browser that adds mouse gesture controls to the browser.

The extension is not the first add-on to add mouse gestures to Chrome but it is probably the most popular one. Chrome does not support mouse gestures natively but when Google integrated extensions support in the browser, extensions did add the functionality to the browser.

Alt-Tab Terminator improves Windows' Alt-Tab function

Alt-Tab Terminator is a free software program for Microsoft Windows devices that replaces the system's default Alt-Tab dialog with an optimized version.

The application is a direct successor of the tab programs VistaSwitcher and TaskSwitchXP.

Groove Music for Android and iOS will be retired

Microsoft announced today that it will retire the Groove Music applications for Google's Android and Apple's iOS operating systems on December 1, 2018.

The applications won't work anymore from December 1, 2018 on and Microsoft recommends that users uninstall them from their devices.

Windows 10 version 1803 updates enforced on some PCs

Forced upgrades to new versions of Windows 10 are not a new phenomenon; users and administrators reported forced upgrades to new versions of Windows 10 or forced upgrades to Windows 10 from previous versions of Windows in the past.

Microsoft pushed Windows 10 in the first year after release using the Get Windows 10 campaign which, at one point in time at least, used malware-like methods to get users to upgrade to the new version of Windows.

Find out if your email address has been sold

Have I Been Sold is a new free and open source web service that helps you find out if your email address has been sold by companies in the past.

If you received spam in the past you probably wondered how the sender of the spam message got hold of your email address. There are plenty possibilities; you may have published your email address publicly, replied to emails, signed up for web services or an account may have been hacked that you communicated with.

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