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Bookmark This! January 16, 2008 posted by

GMER – freeware roots out the nasty rootkits

GMER. Tiny freeware program which detects and removes rootkits. Which makes it a handy little thing to keep around. You know, just in case.  GMER is an application that detects and removes rootkits . It scans for: # hidden processes # hidden threads # hidden modules # hidden services # hidden files # hidden Alternate Data Streams # hidden registry keys # drivers hooking SSDT # drivers hooking IDT # drivers hooking IRP calls # inline hooks Tags: gmer, anti+rootkit, malware, freeware


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Cool Web Apps & Sites January 15, 2008 posted by

Collablog – start your own blogging community for free

Collablog. Got some spare web server space lying around? Fancy yourself as a bit of a blog network mogul? Or a mega-blog community owner? Then download either version of this freeware package and give it a go. From the sparcity of the site it looks like early days, but the two packages seem fully equipped with everything you need to set up a new Metafilter or TypePad type service. Free for non-commercial use, but there are no terms for commercial use…


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Bookmark This! January 10, 2008 posted by

FlickrBackup – download your online photos for safekeeping

FlickrBackup. An open source Java application which gives you the power to download your Flickr photos to your hard disk on demand. Why? Well perhaps for backup or security reasons. Maybe you want to make a DVD of your images or project them on your kitchen table. Whatever. Because it’s Java it will run on any computer, although you do have to wait for a download of some code. Neat app.  FlickrBackup is a utility that allows you to download the…


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Bookmark This! January 8, 2008 posted by

Best Freeware Games 2007 – more fun with your computer

Best Freeware Games of 2007. Nice little list of games for your downloadable enjoyful-ness. Not sure that these are the absolute best of the best, but worth a look anyway. [Via Metafilter]  As the year comes to a close, I decided that I would make a list of the best freeware games released THIS year. Note: these are my opinions, so don’t get mad if your favorite game doesn’t make the list or a game you don’t like does. Enjoy!…


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Bookmark This! January 3, 2008 posted by

Free Music Zilla – free music downloads from social music sites like Imeem and Last.fm

Free Music Zilla is a neat new free music download tool which lets you grab tracks to your hard disk from social music sites like Pandora, Last.fm, Imeem and MySpace. Suddenly music sharing becomes all trendy wendy again. Download and install the software, then fire it up, surf to the music site of your choice and the program will automagically download the tracks you listen to (max of 10 tracks a day for this free version). The file saves in a Flash…


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Travello – the app for people who…

Thu 24 Nov 2016

Travello – the app for people who travel alone but don’t like being alone
Traveling alone can be a life changing experience but not everyone wants to spend all their time by themselves. If […]

Splashtop OS - freeware gives your laptop…

Mon 28 Feb 2011

Splashtop OS, the Linux based instant start-up operating system for notebook and desktop computers is now available for general purpose […]

Halfdone Unknown Devices - freeware identifies those…

Fri 26 Feb 2010

This Halfdone Unknown Devices freeware gets our vote as a pretty useful utility to have in the toolchest. Fire it […]

Print Queue Cleaner - banish the dreaded…

Fri 09 Nov 2012

Print Queue Cleaner – banish the dreaded Windows printer stall forever [Freeware]
OK, admit it. You hate those times when you try and cancel a print job in Windows and it just […]

SMS Corrector turns text-speak into legible messages…

Mon 11 Jul 2011

SMS Corrector turns text-speak into legible messages
It's amazing to watch our language evolve these days. With the rise of instant messaging and texting, it seems that […]

Free Photo Converter compresses your images quickly…

Mon 09 Jan 2012

Free Photo Converter compresses your images quickly and easily [Daily Freeware]
When you're uploading a picture to your website, or sending it to someone via email, you generally want the file […]

RemoteX - free remote desktop sharing for…

Thu 15 Nov 2007

RemoteX is a free Skype plugin that gives you full two way desktop connectivity between remote computers. Works with both […]

Commotion - open source tools to create…

Tue 27 Aug 2013

Commotion – open source tools to create your own private internet [Freeware]
One of the things that is so great about the Internet is its ability to bring people together, but often […]

Groovylists pulls your iTunes, Spotify and Last.fm…

Tue 15 Feb 2011

Groovylists pulls your iTunes, Spotify and Last.fm playlists into Grooveshark
When it comes to streaming music, there are a number of services at your disposal. Grooveshark is known for its […]

X-Mouse Button Control - suddenly your mouse…

Tue 28 Oct 2014

X-Mouse Button Control – suddenly your mouse is more powerful than a speeding bullet [Freeware]
There are two types of people in this life. Those that are happy with the base functionality of their computer […]

My Paid Apps - keep track of…

Tue 01 Apr 2014

My Paid Apps – keep track of all the Android app and in-app purchases you’ve ever made [Freeware]
One of the things that's most frustrating about hanging out with Mr Android is the fact that it's not easy […]

Hooeey Webprint - freeware lets you automatically…

Mon 22 Nov 2010

The quirkily named Hooeey Webprint is a new freeware software and online service combo which automatically captures your web surfing […]

UserStyles - re-make the web the way…

Wed 11 Jun 2008

Userstyles is a collection of CSS styling codes for the Firefox browser which let you change the appearance of the […]

SleepBot - this sleep cycle alarm helps…

Thu 17 Jul 2014

SleepBot – this sleep cycle alarm helps you sleep better, wake refreshed [Freeware]
Who doesn't enjoy a good old sleep-in? Going to bed late, sleeping until the afternoon, emerging tired and grumpy as […]

Granola - make your computer eco-friendly with…

Thu 29 Apr 2010

Granola is a new freeware program that promises to give you instant enviro-cred by optimizing the power usage of your […]

Auto Hide Desktop Icons makes your desktop…

Mon 28 Nov 2011

Auto Hide Desktop Icons makes your desktop look less cluttered
There's nothing quite so embarrassing as someone stopping by your house, only to find it a complete mess. For me, […]