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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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