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Scan Files for Viruses Directly From The Desktop

Scan Files for Viruses Directly From The Desktop

One of the easiest way to check if a file is malicious is to upload it to VirusTotal and get it to analyse your file. To make it even easier, you can use the Phrozensoft VirusTotal Uploader to scan files for viruses directly from your desktop, without having to go through the process of opening the browser, loading the VirusTotal website and upload the file.

Save Websites for Offline Viewing with WebCopy

Save Websites for Offline Viewing with WebCopy

There are some websites that we refer to regularly. Those websites could be handy to have offline in the event you can’t get on the Web, and WebCopy can make that happen. WebCopy allows you to not only save websites for offline viewing but allows you to customize how they download for optimal offline performance.

Convert FAT to NTFS Without Losing The Data in Windows

Convert FAT to NTFS Without Losing The Data in Windows

In Windows, you can easily convert a storage format from FAT/FAT32 to NTFS without losing the data within. This will allow you to store files more than 4GB. 1. In Windows, open a command prompt. 2. type convert drive_letter: /fs:ntfs For example, convert E: /fs:ntfs would format drive ED: to the NTFS format. Note: This […]

How to Receive Better Windows Notifications with Snarl

How to Receive Better Windows Notifications with Snarl

In Windows, there is no centralized place to configure the notification system. Snarl is a free Windows Notifications replacement which can handle all the notifications and also features a centralized configuration. The best thing about Snarl is that it will not steal the focus of the window when showing a notification.

How to Safeguard Your Windows Computer from a Browser Hijack

How to Safeguard Your Windows Computer from a Browser Hijack

A browser hijacking is the practice of taking advantage of vulnerabilities in the browser to compromise the user’s computer in a manner that would serve the interests of the hijacker. There are a few ways a hijacker can achieve this, and we will detail each of them as well as discuss how to prevent them from happening.

How to Use Folder Actions in Windows

How to Use Folder Actions in Windows

If you’re a Mac user, you may be aware of the ability to apply folder actions to a given folder. Folder Actions for Windows is a great freeware application that can emulate the same behaviour and apply folder actions in Windows.

How to Backup App Data in Windows 8

How to Backup App Data in Windows 8

Windows 8 does not give the users a way to backup the data utilized within its apps. Instead, you have to rely on complicated steps to manually backup the app data. Windows 8 Apps Data Backup is a simple program that you can start it up and begin backing up and restoring app data in Windows 8 in minutes. No installation required.