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  • Started 6 years ago by HASH
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HASH
HASH
Posts: 207

pipo, wats Katmouse and pspad? mite be useful to me.

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pipo
pipo
Posts: 428

katmouse is a utility that enhances the scroll functionality for your mouse, it lets you scroll windows even if they're on the background, i also got it here in HTG (http://www.howtogeek.com/howto.....-xp-vista/), the website is here http://ehiti.de/katmouse/

pspad is a text editor, i use it when i'm coding in COBOL (or when i'm already getting dizzy from trying to understand a long program in mainframe) coz it recognizes COBOL reserved words (i just can't compile it, i still need mainframe). it's also good for other languages (but i still prefer dreamweaver for HTMLing). ^_^

Posted 6 years ago
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Roberto1
Posts: 54

For browsing through photo collections I would not like to be without Piclens (for Firefox)

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jonhill987
jonhill987
Posts: 161

If anyone is after a Vista icon editor http://icofx.ro/ is free and seems to do everything you would want.

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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
Posts: 2815

@hash um vnc is so i can get remote access to my other pcs and so i can help out friends fix their pc's. and my antivirus i got for free from my work. and firewall is not free but have it for free (not saying how it became aquired on here though)

-Jack7h3R1pp3r

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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

jack7h3r1pp3r, have you tried Crossloop?

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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
Posts: 2815

nope i'm just used to vnc since most linux distros use it

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HASH
HASH
Posts: 207

@jonhill987
brilliant JUST WAT I nEEDED! :) thanks so much

@jack and @pipo
thanks for taking your time to explain to me wat the programs are and what they do. I mite try vnc, is it free and where do i get it?

pipo, i really need to use katmouse since my usb mouse scroll is so crap.

THANK YOU EVERYONE!

Top 5 Browsers:
1.FireFOX (the one and only)
2. Internet Explorer (comes second, helps when needed most)
3. Netscape (for gaming sometimes like Kingdom Online)
4. Safari ( BY apple, UI looks smooth but there arent any great features or addons yet..)
5. AOL ( absolute crap no offense to any users, but my experiences with it, are not so great :| )

Write down ur top 5 browser tooo guyz :)

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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
Posts: 2815

@hash yes vnc is free and it's http://www.realvnc.com

my browser list

1. firefox

2. opera

3. ie

haven't used any others

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Scott
Scott
Posts: 5618

Another great freeware is AM Deadlink. Very useful for organizing and purging dead bookmarks from any browser for those with hundreds (thousands;) of links. I've been using it for years without a hitch. Just make sure you have a backup somewhere (as always).

http://www.aignes.com/deadlink.htm

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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
Posts: 2815

ya don't really need it i don't really bookmark things but thx might need some day

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windburst29
Posts: 49

ok this is mine not really top 10 but i think its really good

1.Uniblue SpeedUpMyPC 3
2.Uniblue Registry Booster 2
3.Uniblue SpyEraser
4.BitDefender Total Security 2008
5.HijackThis by TrendMicro
6.FireFox

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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
Posts: 2815

really like that uniblue stuff don't you

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whs
whs
Posts: 17584

Hey everybody, It's nice to see everybody post long lists of programs. What would be even more interesting is to know what you do with those and why you chose them - especially the less obvious ones (of course not Firefox or CCleaner or alike).

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windburst29
Posts: 49

yup that uniblue things really helped me clean my pc and it really works for me

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Scott
Scott
Posts: 5618

Foxit as a slim replacement for Adobe Reader.

http://www.foxitsoftware.com/pdf/rd_intro.php (free version explained near the bottom)

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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
Posts: 2815

@windburst29 thats cool i've just never really seen those ones before i use tune-up but thats not really a free ware

and taking whs's advise

i use fl studio so that i can make some sweet beats to listen to

photoshop to edit photos

fireworks is mainly so i can make cool moving pictures

guitar pro to help make and learn new songs

tune-up to help tweek and optimized my pc

any questions on any of my others just ask

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HASH
HASH
Posts: 207

@scott
cool, i heard of it before, i just downloaded and it is alot greater than Adobe Reader. I hate the auto downloading updates for Adobe Reader, its a pain in the neck and thats main reason i am switching to FoxIt. FoxIT is great but the UI doesnt look as great as of Adobe. Wonder if there are any skins for it? THeres way more features, which is helpful for me, as i use it to view my school textbooks. TY SCOTT,

@jack7h3r1pp3r
THe vnc software is free, but not for vista, WHY VISTA :( lol thanks anyway.

@pipo
thanks for KAtmouse, and thanks Geek, for posting an article on how to use it as it was pretty compplicated. And your article helped me use it.

Top 5 LIst oF DOwnloaders/Torrent/P2p software:

1.Utorrent (simple, low pc usage, nice interface, easy to use program to download large torrents, especially missed tv episodes of Terminator that i miss)

2.Shareaza (comes in handy for music, and way better than limewire my opinion! :) )

3. Google --> the feature : intitle:"index.of"(mp3|Wmv) (If you do know and want to know how it works ask me and i will post it here)

4.Edonkey (program to search for torrents and download, i dont use it often these days as i am capped)

5. Bitlord ( torrent program - rarely used by me)

Post ur 5 downloaders below :)

ps. trying to keep this post alive, and see how long it can get! :)

Posted 6 years ago
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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
Posts: 2815

i just use utorrent since you can get any thing on torrents anyway so you don't really need any thing else

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HASH
HASH
Posts: 207

hi five :)

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