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.
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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.
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 […]
Windows 8 introduced several nifty tools to diagnose and troubleshoot issues on your PC. The Windows 8 Reliability Monitor allows you to see system errors, warnings, informational events and critical events that can help you troubleshoot problems in Windows.
Remote Desktop Connection is a feature in Windows operating system that allows you to control your computer from a different or isolated location. In this guide, you will learn how to set up Remote Desktop Connection.
With more and more Internet Service Providers capping bandwidth for subscribers, these users have to find ways to monitor network usage to avoid slow service and high fees. Windows 8 has a built-in tool to show network usage statistics as well as ways to limit your usage to help keep on top of it before your ISP caps you.
Ever get caught up in activity, grow tired and forgetful, and wish there were a way to recover passwords for Windows apps? Here is a great Password recovery tool and we have a giveaway for it.
If you prefer to use the screen corner to manage your apps, Preme is a useful utility that lets you manage your application windows more efficiently.
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.
Page File in Windows can help to share the load with the memory, but will increasing the page file make the computer run faster? Read on to find out the answer.
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.
Many people who use Windows probably wonder why viruses and Trojans plague this operating system so much compared to other operating systems. We’ll explore it in detail in this article. Hopefully, by the end, you’ll have understood why Microsoft has to constantly step up security.
If you have tons of applications to open and work with and need a virtual desktop to better organize your work, desktop Panorama may be the solution for you.
Upgrading to Windows 8 means saying goodbye to a popular screensaver, but you can add the popular Aurora screensaver in Windows 8 with these steps.
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.
One of the downfalls of the new Windows 8 Start screen and desktop setup is that you no longer get notifications while on the latter. The handy tool Windows Update Notifier can add that functionality to Windows 8.
Windows 8 allows you to print from a variety of apps. While this feature is not advertised, it only takes a few steps to print from apps in Windows 8.
While Windows includes a character map application, it can be annoying to look through all of the characters and still can’t find what you want. Here are some character map alternatives that will make your life much better.