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Using JShot for All of Your Screen Capture Needs

Using JShot for All of Your Screen Capture Needs

No matter who you are – software developer, technical writer, blogger, or just someone wanting to show off their cool desktop — you need to take the occasional screen capture. There are a large number of commercial, free, and Open Source screen capture tools out there. They range from bare bones apps to ones that […]

D7: The Only Tool You Need To Troubleshoot Your Computer

D7: The Only Tool You Need To Troubleshoot Your Computer

As a computer geek and an IT administrator, I always get calls from people about their broken systems and I always have my USB first aid kit with me in order to troubleshoot any problems regarding problematic or broken systems. Today I’m going to talk about a portable utility which serves as a Swiss army […]

How to Password Protect Your Files And Folders In Windows

How to Password Protect Your Files And Folders In Windows

Depending on your work, there will be times that you need to secure some confidential files/folders in your computer. Previously, we have shown you how to protect sensitive documents in Windows, without installing any software. In this article, let’s take a look at several software that can password protect your files and folders.

Make Your Dropbox Portable, Bring It Everywhere You Go

Make Your Dropbox Portable, Bring It Everywhere You Go

We have covered tons and tons of Dropbox tips and tricks. The latest addition to our Dropbox library is to make it portable and bring it everywhere we go, on a USB drive. When it comes to accessing our Dropbox folder, there are many ways to do it. You can install the Dropbox desktop client […]

Free Giveaway: PpcSoft iKnow 2011 Professional Edition – A Great Alternative to OneNote [Giveaway Closed]

Free Giveaway: PpcSoft iKnow 2011 Professional Edition – A Great Alternative to OneNote [Giveaway Closed]

After many decades of innovation, word processing still remains a largely a passive exercise, requiring you to enter text onto a white background. Applications, such as OneNote shook up the industry by allowing alternative means of organising text and other media. In the same vein, PpcSoft has developed an interesting competitor which has many of […]

6 Alternative PDF Readers For Windows

6 Alternative PDF Readers For Windows

Files stored in PDF (Portable Document Format) provide a versatile method of transferring documents without losing formatting and other effects. The file format was originally created by Adobe, however since in recent years Adobe’s PDF reader has become bloated and difficult to use. In this article I will look at six free alternative PDF viewers.

How To Remove Programs Completely in Windows

How To Remove Programs Completely in Windows

To get rid of a program in Windows, all you need to do is to go to the uninstallation corner (in the Control Panel) and uninstall the software. The question is, do you think that can really remove all traces of its presence? The answer is unlikely. Most of the uninstalled applications is not removed […]

What Is The thumb.db File? [MTE Explains]

What Is The thumb.db File? [MTE Explains]

If you use a PC running any current version of Windows you may have noticed small files called Thumbs.db popping up on your system. What is it, what do they do, what did I do to create them? Relax, they’re harmless. Here’s what thumb.db files are for. Thumbs.db files are only shown when a specific […]