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A look at BleachBit 2.2 beta

BleachBit is a long standing free alternative to CCleaner and other commercial system cleaners. The open source program was updated to version 2.2 recently. That, and the fact that some people don't […]

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If you don't want end of support notifications on Windows 7, block KB4493132

Microsoft announced earlier this month that it would start to show end of support notifications on devices running the company's Windows 7 operating system. Windows 7 support ends in January 2020 for […]

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Opera 51 for Android launches with built-in VPN

Opera Software released Opera 51 for Google's Android operating system a moment ago. The new version of the web browser is the first stable version that includes VPN functionality. We took a […]


Windows 10 updates: KB4489894, KB4489890, KB4489888 and KB4489889

Yesterday was the third Tuesday of the month and that means, usually, that Microsoft releases another batch of cumulative updates for various versions of Windows 10. Microsoft released the updates KB4489894, KB4489890, […]

paint 4.26 4.1.6: performance improvements and new options 4.1.6 was released earlier today. The new version of the image editor for Windows comes with performance improvements, new features, and several fixes. is my image editor of choice. I […]

Ghacks Deals: Complete Microsoft Azure Certification Prep Bundle 2019 (Price Drop)

Price Drop! The Complete Microsoft Azure Certification Prep Bundle 2019 is available for just $19 at the time of writing. The four course bundle preps you for the four Azure exams AZ-100, […]

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EU member state websites laden with third-party cookies

A new report (PDF) reveals that the vast majority of EU member state websites are laden with third-party cookies that are not disclosed to visitors. Cookiebot, a service to make websites GDPR […]

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Firefox 66.0 Release Information

Firefox 66.0 will be released on March 19, 2019 to the Stable channel. The new Firefox version introduces new features such as sound autoplay blocking, a new storage format for extensions to […]

Block Helpdesk and Chat popups in your browser

Hello Goodbye is a new browser extension for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox that blocks helpdesk and chat popups on websites that you visit. Many sites, especially those that offer services or […]


Windows10Debloater: remove Windows 10 components

Windows10Debloater is a free collection of PowerShell scripts that administrators may run on Windows 10 PCs to remove certain components from these systems that come preinstalled with them. There is certainly no […]

The major features of Windows 10 version 1903

The next major version of Windows 10 is Windows 10 version 1903 (the April 2019 Update or 19H1); if things go as planned, it will be released in March/April of 2019. The […]

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Rufus 3.5 with Windows 10 and 8.1 download option

The next version of Rufus, a small portable tool to create bootable USB Flash drives, includes an option to download the Windows versions Windows 10 or Windows 8.1. Rufus is a popular […]

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A look at Windows Defender Application Guard extension for Firefox and Chrome

Microsoft released the extension Windows Defender Application Guard for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox recently. Windows Defender Application Guard is a security feature designed to load untrusted sites and services in a […]

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Making Ctrl, Shift, and Cmd clicks on Link work all the time

Link Fixer is a browser extension for the Firefox and Chrome web browsers designed to fix sites that override the default link activation behavior in the browsers. Firefox and Chrome users have […]

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Adblock Plus 3.5 promises 5x faster blocking

Eyeo GMBH, the company behind the popular content blocker Adblock Plus, has just released version 3.5 of the browser extension for all supported platforms (it shows up as 0.9.14 in Microsoft Edge). […]

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CCleaner Free update introduces Tools menu Popup annoyance

The most recent update for the temporary file cleaning and system maintenance software CCleaner, CCleaner 5.5.5, introduced a new Software Updater tool. Software Updater scans installed programs on Windows PCs to make […]

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Waterfox 56.2.8: improved web compatibility, security patches, new logo

Waterfox users who waited for a new version of the web browser to come out patiently can now upgrade the browser to version 56.2.8. Waterfox 56.8.2 was released on March 14, 2019 […]

Ghacks Deals: The Complete Raspberry Pi 3 Training Bundle (91% off)

The Complete Raspberry Pi 3 Training Bundle teaches you how to create Raspberry Pi 3 projects.  The bundle is designed for users of all experience levels; some courses start from scratch, others […]