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Whats name of program scans C drive usage?

Question: Whats name of program scans C drive usage?

A while ago I read on this forum and downloaded a really good program that plots how much data programs are taking on your C drive - does anyone know what it was called? I think it is really popular and it looks a bit like a de-frag programme

It is a colorful and really helpful app....

thanks...sorry i cant be more descriptive than that!

MY C Drive is creaking under strain of too many programs but I cant give anything up.

Thanks if anyone remembers!!

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Preferred Solution: Whats name of program scans C drive usage?

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Answer: Whats name of program scans C drive usage?

WinDirStat??

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A few months back I was having issues with my C drive all of the sudden being low on space. I couldn't figure out what it was till a member showed me a freeware program that printed out everything that was on the drive. I don't have that program anymore, and need to find a good one that will work for me again. Last time the issues were home movies I had downloaded and didn't know they were going to a certain folder. Thats not the case now, but I still have very low space for some reason.
Thanks

Answer:Need a program to see whats on my C drive

Possible choices include:

WinDirStat - http://download.cnet.com/WinDirStat/3000-2248_4-10614593.html

TreeSize Pro Trial - http://www.jam-software.com/treesize/

Louis

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I'm looking for a program to encrypt an external sata2usb hard drive that allows for easy access from the windows environment and supports non windows booting! (i use acronis os selector)

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I guess title says it all...

Windows won't defrag my sata drive and I am trying to find a free program that will defragment my 750 gig sata drive. Thanks!
 

Answer:Solved: Whats a good defrag program for a 750 gig drive?

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I am looking to encrypt an entire drive. What is the best program to do so with?

XP Pro
 

Answer:Whats a good file/drive encryption program

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&sa=X&oi=spell&resnum=0&ct=result&cd=1&q=truecrypt&spell=1
 

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Well like to title says, My PC is running slower then normal (it's 5 years old) And i do spyware scans all that comes up is cookies. But i know something is up because it takes about 10 minutes to boot up into windows after i select the user account...

Heres my hijackthis logfile. Any help would be nice.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.0 (BETA)
Scan saved at 5:54:19 PM, on 10/3/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\AppCore\AppSvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LogiShrd\LVMVFM\LVPrcSrv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_02\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LogiShrd\LComMgr\Communications_Helper.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\QuickCam\Quickcam.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
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Answer:My PC is running slow, spyware scans say nothing. whats my issue...?

How much memory (RAM) does the machine have. At 5 years old, it may not have enough to power Norton.

Let's have a more comprehensive look. I need more information, please.

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You are using an outdated version of HijackThis. Please uninstall from Add/Remove programs, and delete your current version.

Next, download HijackThis to your desktop

Alternate link

This program will help us determine if there are any spyware/malware on your computer. Double-click on the file you just downloaded.
Click on the "Unzip" button to install. It will by default install to the directory - C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis

Upon install, HijackThis should open for you.

Should it not open, navigate to C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis and double click on HijackThis.exe

1. If it gives you an intro screen, just choose 'Do a system scan and save a logfile'.
2. If you don't get the intro screen, just hit Scan and then click on Save log.
3. Do not post that log, instead, do this next:

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Download Deckard's System Scanner (DSS) to your Desktop. Note: You must be logged onto an account with administrator privileges.Close all applications and windows.
Double-click on dss.exe to run it, and follow the prompts.
When the scan is complete, two text files will open - mai... Read more

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Answer:Whats Thay One Site With A Bunch Of Virus Scans.

Assuming that the title of this topic: "Whats They One Site With A Bunch Of Virus Scans., the one where you select a file and it has like 9 different antivirus" ...is your question, I think maybe you mean Jotti. http://virusscan.jotti.org/

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Hi all,

My vista box is getting a little slow from time. Like everything freezes on the computer, and then I have to wait a little bit and it comes back. Often this happens when firefox has been used for a while. I'm not sure if this is firefox's entire fault, so I was wondering what free program is out there that I can use to monitor what application is accessing the disk. I tried googling but just found a bunch of hard drive monitoring (temperature, fail rate, etc.) programs.

Thanks,

Z
 

Answer:application hard drive usage program

You should be able to use the resource monitor built into Windows to see what programs are writing to disk.

Third party utilities are available as well, such as ProcessMonitor and FileMonitor.
 

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Hi everyone,
I was wondering where all my hard drive space has gone today, and I wondered if a program that could show you what was on the hard drive existed. Kind of like a pie chart of your hard drive - each segment belonging to different categories.
Does something like this exist? It would be great to know where all the space has gone so I can delete some rubbish.

Answer:Program to show you hard drive usage?

Take a look here: SequoiaView

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I have 4 computers and 2 printers connected to a linksys workgroup switch and a linksys router. All 4 of these computers use a mapped drive to access a program from a server specifically for sharing this program. Another computer from a different state connects to the server remotely to run the program and it is blazing fast. The other four computers lock up when trying to print and perform other basic functions. I have tried connecting to the server remotely from the local computers and it works perfectly. Obviously it is the mapped drive that is bogging down the computer. At most only 3 of the computers run the program. The terminal server is a dual 2.8 ghz xeon, it's perfectly capable. Would it be possible for three users to run the program at the same time from the server while connected via the RDP? Could I create a link to start a remote desktop connection to the terminal server and load the program without the users having to make more than one click?
 

Answer:Slow program usage over mapped network drive

Yes, this should be entirely possible, i run something similar to this set up with my game servers
 

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My laptop is running slow and the battery drains too fast, and the hard drive just starts going constantly sometimes; it's half-full (out of 320GB), I've already cleaned up, defragmented, run virus scans with various anti-virus products, and something is just dragging it down. I can't tell if the hard drive is dying or a bunch of programs are sucking up resources (like anti-virus).

I only know how to use Task Manager, and I'm not seeing how to track usage over a day or so.

Is there something I can use? What would be the best and what are some other good ones?

(Note: I've used Process Explorer but I'm not getting much more valuable information out of it)

Answer:Program to track CPU/RAM/hard drive usage over time?

Well you could take a look at ProcessLasso

You'd need to configure it not to restrain some processes though.

Here's a couple of screenshots.



The most often restrained processes:



Some features are not available in the free version like this for instance:

https://bitsum.com/docs/pl/Using%20t...i.htm#watchdog

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Hello, I should apologize first as I'm not particularly knowledgeable about computers, but I'd really appreciate some help here.

My problem is that something is using up around 50% (sometimes less, a lot of times more) of my CPU power, even when no applications are running. I've looked at the programs in the task manager, comparing them to an online database, and nothing is in there that should not be in there. The programs with the highest memory usage are programs like Firefox, svchost, and a bunch of McAfee programs which have never caused this problem before. Oh, and the processor is an Athlon 64 X2 dual-core, with one GB of RAM.

This just started on Friday, after years of having this computer. I was first alerted to this problem when McAfee detected the trojan "Generic PWS.y" and said it couldn't be removed, and I noticed that the computer's CPU temperature climbed up to about 54 degrees C, way more than usual. I ran McAfee virus scan, Lavasoft's Ad-Aware, and Microsoft Defender but none of them found anything. I tried checking the hard disk for errors, and degragging, but that didn't solve it.

System Restore never worked, no matter what the date, it always said "Restoration Incomplete" and that no changes could be made.

My dad (who knows more about computers than me but he can't figure this out either) shut down some unnecessary programs from the startup list but that didn't help, neither did CCleaner. Finally I read a tip on the Generic... Read more

Answer:CPU usage always around 50%, various scans found nothing

Have you used Hijack This? If not go ahead and download that program scan your system and save the log file. You can then post that in the Hijack this forum so members can help you there.

You did a good thing in turning off System Restore to scan for viruses. I would suggest rebooting the computer and going into Safe Mode with Networking and running that virus scan again. Try out Bitdefender Online scanner do a google search for the exact link. I have used that numerous times and it always helps to find virues/adware that other ant-virus progs don't detect.

Sometimes you can't remove a virus when in Normal mode becuase the service that is attached with the virus is in use. When booting to Safe mode it only loads the necessary drivers and services nothing else.

Hope I can be of some help.

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I use Microsoft Security Essentials free.  The settings allow you to 'Limit CPU usage during the scan'.  Please explain the hows and whys?  I googled it but..... I guess scan times change and am not sure if a high or low setting alters the effectiveness of the scan.Thanks,

Answer:How does cpu usage effect antivirus scans?

Lower cpu usage results in more cycles available for other apps and slower scan speed.

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sigh..sorry for constantly bothering you with questions, well after my factory restart and download of most updates, and installing avast, my cpu is high at 20-40% idle and 60-99% when doing 1 or 2 things. im not sure if its just avast not being customized to not use so much cpu, the update setting i have to download the update and let me decide to install them or not or if its something that should not be there. again sorry for posting yet another thread,i just need a quick look and some thoughts.

right now the mb usage is 3.74GB

Answer:High cpu usage need help finding whats doing it

Keep an eye on netsvcs - svchost.exe (netsvcs) using DataStore.edb

However, it may very well be several updates running same time.

Try a clean startup (not just some of them) - Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup

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Just thaught id place a poll to find out what your cpu usage spikes to(hit ctrl alt del and click the performance tab) when everything is closed and your system is idle.just look at it after you open up task manager and see what it spikes to and then come back and vote for the percentage area your in.
 

Answer:poll, whats your cpu usage spike to in XP?

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exactly 24 hours ago my smoothwall came online , since then i have watched my typical netflix for several hours, played some online games, really not even the heaviest usage i typically use.. within this 24 hour period i have already used 16gb of data.. how do people with bandwidth caps manage?
 

Answer:whats your average internet usage

I would hit or go over my 250G cap by myself, without torrents. I now have roommates, who torrent and play games, it is going to be even worse. I need to set up bandwidth monitoring again, but from what I remember Netflix and FTP to my server are what normally did me in. I dropped netflix streaming after the rate hike though.
 

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Hi All,

I am looking for a free program that will scan a network or detect a new MAC address when it comes into the network (whether wireless/wired) .I remember a program called LAN nanny that did this but its not around anymore.. I know there are programs like this out there or plugin for IDS/IPS that do this job. Please let me know what you all are using or know about..

Thanks All
 

Answer:Solved: Program that scans network for new MAC's

Found this program called Arp Monitor.

http://binaryplant.com/

Seems like it will do what you want.
 

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I've got a client that has an infection that is driving me nuts. I found a similar issue at this link AntiSpy Protector 2009 + rootkit = BIG TROUBLE on the main BP forums page regarding a rogue program installing with a rootkit. In that topic, I was directed to post a new topic here if I'm infected with this rootkit. So, here I am.I can't find any AntiSpy Protector 2009 program on this PC. I've seen Total Security Version 4.52, Windows Police Pro, and another I can't remember, but I'm having the same symptoms as what is described in that link. I had a devil of a time getting MBAM to install and run due to .exe files not being associated. I got that fixed and MBAM will start and update ok, but when a scan is started, the program shuts down within 3 seconds and I am blocked from using it again. I can't even get SuperAntiSpyware to install.I tried using RootRepeal per the link above so I could post the results here, but that program shut down and is not accessible now too. I haven't tried HJT because I'm pretty sure that it will be a waste of time and just get shut down also from what I've read about this thing.The same problem occurs in safe mode as well as normal mode.At this point, I'm looking at a reformat and clean install of the OS, but I'd love to clean this rootkit off because I hate (and I do mean HATE) to lose against the punk hacker that wrote it.Specs:Dell Dimension 4600Win XP SP3McAfee Internet Security is installed but can't function properly (due to this infection... Read more

Answer:Rogue program with rootkit - can't do any scans

Hello possumbarnes,I'm shifting your topic to the Am I Infected forum so we can help you get a log posted.Have you tried to run DDS?If not, please download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explanation about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results, click no to the Optional_ScanFollow the instructions that pop up for posting the results. (Save the logs to your desktop for now).Close the program window, and delete the program from your desktop.Please note: You may have to disable any script protection running if the scan fails to run. After downloading the tool, disconnect from the internet and disable all antivirus protection. Run the scan, enable your A/V and reconnect to the internet. You can find information on A/V control HEREAlso, see if you can run this:1. Download Win32kDiag from any of the following locations and save it to your Desktophttp://ad13.geekstogo.com/Win32kDiag.exehttp://download.bleepingcomputer.com/rootr.../Win32kDiag.exe2. Double-click Win32kDiag.exe to run Win32kDiag and let it finish.3. When it states "Finished! Press any key to exit...", press any key on your keyboard to close the program.4. Start a new topic in the HJT forum: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/f/22/virus-trojan-spyware-and-malware-removal-logs/Give a brief description of your problem and let them know you c... Read more

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Howdy.

I've ran Ad-Aware, Spybot S&D, and AVG Free 8.0, and neutralized what they've detected.

However, I'm still getting random pop-ups, and I have no idea what could be causing it.

Any help is appreciated.

Answer:Pop Ups Continue Despite Multiple Program Scans

Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.alternate download link 1alternate download link 2Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on Download_mbam-setup.exe to install the application.When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:Update Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareLaunch Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareThen click Finish.MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan. If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself. Press the OK button to close that box and continue. If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install.On the Scanner tab:Make sure the "Perform Quick Scan" option is selected.Then click on the Scan button.If asked to select the drives to scan, leave all the drives selected and click on the Start Scan button. The scan will begin and "Scan in progress" will show at the top. It may take some time to complete so please be patient.When the scan is finished, a message box will say "The scan completed successfully. Click 'Show Results' to display all objects found".Click OK to close the message box and continue with the removal process.Back at the main Scanner screen, click on the Show Results button t... Read more

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I have this anti spyware program - XoftSpySE by pareto logic which detects a spyware.

WinDefender 2009 (Servere Risk) - C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET NOD32 Antivirus\ekm.exe

Saying that my another antivirus program - eset is a suspicious file ??

Anyone got any clue on this ?

Answer:antispyware scans antivirus program as spyware?

Hi kampongkid,

WinDefender 2009 is a rogue software.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/malw...ndefender-2009

If you need help in removing this rogue software, please follow the instructions on this page and post back the relevant logs.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/f50/...lp-305963.html

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in whats up program when i want to forward some thing to one of my contacts i see on that contact " Cant talk whats up only"
what is this mean ? am i blocked by this one !

Answer:"Cant talk whats up only" in whats up program

Are you referring to WhatsApp?

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Hello All,

I am helping a friend so the option to run a HiJackThis on her computer is null. Here is what was happening and what I have done so far. 2 months ago her computer starting getting pop ups. The longer she was online the more they increased. Hence we get to 5 days ago. Put a copy of my Panda Internet2008 on her computer...picked up lots of Trojans, Adware, Spyware, etc....Then ran a copy of fully licensed AdWareAlert on her PC. It killed thousands of cookies etc from the above programs etc....it loads and scans what is loading into memory. I cannot however use both because there seems to be some software conflict and I just don't feel like dealing with it to be honest. Ran VundoFix.exe and it came up with nothing. Then ran Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool and it found nothing. i deleted her Verizon Software and tried to reinstall and there was a problem so there tech fixed it last night...took 2 hours. The tech told me that the pop-ups were Verizon's fault and the problem was fixed. My friend says it is still there.

About the pop-ups. I get on the Internet and for 5 minutes there is nothing, then one pop-up....some pop-up for CID OR SOMETHING. My friend says the longer she is on the more pop-ups appear. In essence we are not talking about pop-ups flying everywhere..but gradually appearing I messed with her IE setting and made it more secure....I am about ready to go over there and help her again using Verizon's Tech Support because I am e... Read more

Answer:Need A Good Free Pop Up Program That Scans What Loads Into Memory

MatrixDom said:





Then ran a copy of fully licensed AdWareAlert on her PC. It killed thousands of cookies etc from the above programs etcClick to expand...

This is a highly UNRECOMMENDED program. Uninstall this immediately and do not use it anymore. Also note that cookies are not problems. See step 11 of this: How to Protect yourself from malware!


If you want to check this PC for malware, the below is the correct procedure to follow.

Please follow the instructions in the below link and attach the requested logs when you finish these instructions.

READ & RUN ME FIRST. Malware Removal Guide
 

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Hi all

I've had a terrible day fighting viruses, beginning with the removal of braviax.exe which I managed after downloading SDfix following a thread I found on Techguy.

Immediately after that I ran Malwarebytes and Spybot in safee mode which identified and cleared some more viruses, and then I followed up with more scans with both just to make sure. So far, everything good.

However, I now keep getting problems with my PC freezing after about 10 or 15 minutes. On a couple of occasions I have met with the message "dmaupd32.exe has encountered an error and needs to be shut down", upon start up (this doesn't happen every time. Other times, AVG Resident Shield has picked it up after a few minutes, labelling it as Trojan Horse SHeur2.AVLU and drawing my attention to files in C:\windows\system32\drwtsn32.exe and C:\windows\system32\dwwin.exe. Further scans failed to find either and so I have absolutely no idea what's causing these errors and therefore how to get rid of them. Neither do I know if it's related to the problem I had earlie in the day with braviax.exe.

Latest HJT log is included below. If anyone can offer any suggestions I'd be most grateful because this has been a very long day (running full scans several times eats into your day quite easily) and I've run out of ideas.

Cheers
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 22:52:59, on 08/08/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7... Read more

Answer:PC freeze caused by program not picked up by anti virus scans

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guys
i was on b4 and all sent me to download a freeware data recovery program. everyone mentioned the same one. think it was german. any one know what its name is - cant find it anywhere

Answer:whats the best dr program?

Do you Mean PC Inspector's File Recovery?

http://www.pcinspector.de/file_recovery/uk/welcome.htm

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Hey everyone i was just wonderin what everyone thinks the best P2P program for music...any suggestions?

Answer:Whats the BEST P2P program do you think?

LimeWire Pro.

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Just a quick question for discussion. As the title says, what do you think is the best program for ripping cds to mp3s???Any thoughts appreciated!

Answer:Whats the best program for ripping mp3's??

cdripper3 from Red Sphere is the best free I've found. CJ

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yes iam trying to set this picture as my back ground(me and my girlfriend at school) and it is not the right size and its blury, i was woundering what the best program is to fix all pic's, i need it to be free though i am not in the position to spend money at all=( im trying to get a job but cant lol. but ya i need this program for my aunt also, im trying to get a photo album for her. and i have tried piscas3...just downloaded it 2 weeks ago....dont really like it it helps a bit but not with what i need, if theres anyway to make that better im ok with that, i would like to keep it unless another program is better.

thanks in advance -kitkin15
 

Answer:whats the best imiging program???

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im overclocked to 2.66 ghz so basically 5.2 cuz its a duo and i have speed telling me im at 45 and i have coretemp telling me im at 59 can someone tell me whats the best program to see ur temps?
 

Answer:whats a good cpu program

volumeone0686 said:



im overclocked to 2.66 ghz so basically 5.2 cuz its a duo and i have speed telling me im at 45 and i have coretemp telling me im at 59 can someone tell me whats the best program to see ur temps?Click to expand...

BIOS is most reliable. Alot of geeks like Speedfan, though.

Also, your CPU isn't running at 5.2GHz. The separate cores can't be combined into a single logical CPU.... yet.
 

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does any one know what this program on start up it starts a box titled form1 with a box in it to insert text but does nothing????????

Bryan L
 

Answer:whats this program Tbokzyd.exe

Looks like a typical unknown trojan.

Please follow ALL the steps in this Sticky thread READ ME FIRST BEFORE ASKING FOR SUPPORT: Basic Spyware, Trojan And Virus Removal
If you already have any of the programs linked in the tutorial please double check your version to make sure you have the latest one and that you have any/all updates for the programs.

NOTE: In order to resolve the issues you are having it is very important that you at least try to perform all the steps as outlined. If you have any difficulty please post back letting us know what steps you have completed, what you found while doing the scans if anything and details about any problems you have encountered in completing the steps. The more details you can provide the better.
 

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Whats a good free Anti Virus program that will run in Vista Premium and has a high accuracy rate and fast scans? I just uninstalled Avast! as it was acting disobediently (Wouldn't unload itself from the startup routine in msconfig). I'll install AVG for now as a temporary solution but I'm looking for a program that is good for regular use.
 

Answer:Whats a good AV program?

AVG is fine for "regular" use.....just be aware that no anti-virus will give you 100% protection all the time.....you should work thru the below link:
How to Protect yourself from malware!
 

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i once had a program installed on my pc and i cant remember what it was called.

it was used for finding out which processes were linked to a particular file. for example if you have a file that just wont delete because of a running process then you could simply click on the file and select the program to tell you which processes were linked to it.

does anybody know what the program was called?
 

Answer:whats the program called?

WhoLockMe?
 

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I have been using bitlord, but I'm thinking of going to another torrent program. So which is the best?

Answer:Whats the best Torrent program?

None. Torrents have every chance of being infected junk, plus for the most part are usually illegal anyway.

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Whats the best FTP Server program?
 

Answer:Whats the best FTP Server program?

serv-u is a good program it will give you a 30-day trial of pro then it goes to basic.

www.serv-u.com
 

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Hi, I have windows98se, and want to know what everyone thinks is an easy- to-use program for someone who isn't needing to unzip files often. I only get a few things in my email & want something that doesn't involve a lot of know how. I tried Winzip and did not like it. It had too many options for me to choose every time I got something in my email that needed unzipping. Whatcha think?
 

Answer:whats the best unzip program

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HI

I was wondering whats considered to be the best or one of the best antivirus programs? thanks
 

Answer:Whats the best antivirus program?

Hi,
This link is from Security here at TSG

http://forums.techguy.org/general-security/603629-security-help-tools.html
Also,well written reviews of free security (and other) progs at this independent site:
http://www.techsupportalert.com/pc/security-tools.html

Written in ways that help you choose what may suit your experience and needs.

Richard
 

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As I'm trying to make up some compilation CDs of my fav songs from albums and just find windows media very limited and can't work it out.Phil

Answer:Whats the best program for burning CDs

Two players...click here and click hereI've used both, i find roxio easier to use...But nero is more configurable and has a few more options, both do the same thing...Anyone will do.Make sure your CD-RW drive is compatiable before buying.

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to make websites? webpages
 

Answer:whats a good program

A couple of free ones: BlueVoda and WebDwarf. Not sure of the links but a Google search should hook you up. BlueVoda may be spelled BluVoda. I don't remember....

hopperdave2000
 

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Hello

I have this startup program on my Win 8 - called PROGRAM - with just a White icon.

What is it, and where can i remove it thanks

Answer:Whats is this start up program?

The program is not listed under Details ?

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I want to get a CD-RW. Partly to record CD's, but mainly to store digital photos.What should I look for? I would like to be able to store the photos on CD ROM and then be able to play back on the TV via DVD.I dont have a CD-RW or a DVD player yet. So any advice will direct me to the correct purchase!ThanksIan

Answer:Whats the best program for burning CDs (Different)

roxio is the best i use it for cd game almost everything

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I use Skype for my job and with 4 of us on it can sound fucked up from time to time...I was wondering what would be the best talking program with 4-8 people without it? Would the game chat programs be better? Thanks
 

Answer:Whats the best chat program

You're talking about voice chat?

I highly recommend Ventrilo. It has great audio quality and has a very small footprint.
 

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i have downloading things using Azureus,.. now i have to format or 'put-together' the different files, what's the best program win rar??? Thanks
 

Answer:formating.. whats the best program?

WinRAR is a my choice.
I used to use PowerZip but it kept saying some files were 'mising' when I tried to extract them. (It makes me cringe to think how many files I deleted thinking they were useless)

Usually when you download a directory of *.rar files they are named file01.rar, file02.rar, etc. You open one of those with WinRAR and it produces one file, usually *.iso or whatever.

I've heard good things about 7zip but since I have never personally used it, I can't really comment.

Good Luck
 

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Whats a good program for touching up pictures please give me a couple. Thanks ahead of time
 

Answer:Whats A good Program...

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what is the best photo program that can fix blurry pictures.please let me know. thankyou in advance.
 

Answer:whats the best photo program

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I've googled and googled but all I could find is outdated or vague info. I'm on a old P4 desktop with only 3 GBs ram available, the PC is sluggish as it is so Im looking for the minimalist AV possible. I already have MBAM for malware detection, now I just need a AV for real-time protection.

Answer:Whats the very lightest AV program out there?

This cant be such a hard question can it?

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Im having problems with my msn 8 download manager that no one seems to be able to fix. Whats the best/free downloading program available?? and where to get it?
 

Answer:Whats the best downloading program?

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i have already tried nero (awesome for cds - dont have a version that burns dvds), power dvd 5, dvd x platinum (will only make copies no new dvds), adobe encore dvd (complicated beyond belief and has strigent resolution demands) the only one that came close was sonic mydvd - which had the create menus and easy burning but wont fit compress data so a 124 minute movie can fit into a regular 4.7gb dvd. also none of these programs seem to brun data. anyone know of a good dvd program, maybe one that allows more than 120 minutes to be burned.

p.s also does anyone know if i burn xvid movies on dvds - do they play on lets say a ps2 like regular movies - is there a way?

much thanks
 

Answer:whats a good dvd burning program

cloneDVD ( the one by elby) but you have to use anyDVD or DVDshrink with it.

if you still have nero you can use dvdshrink and nero to do what you want to do.
 

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Hi
I would like to know what program is good to run to clean out my registry? If there is a free one that would be great too.
Thanks for your help.
Cindy
 

Answer:whats a good program to fix my registry??

Hi,
There are many out there, such as JV16 : http://www.jv16.org .

There is a free version of this: http://www.pcworld.dk/download.asp?Mode=2&ProgramID=822&Download=JA

I think it is also available from : http://mpc-testing.com/rb/jv16pt_setup_1.3.0.195.zip
Wizzkid
 

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Whats the best dvd movie copy program? I would like one so I can backup my dvd movies I purchased
 

Answer:Whats best DVD movie copy program

DVD Decrypter + DVD Shrink 3.2 (Both free)
 

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HiIve recently tried limewire which is terrible, not many results & users.Can anyone recomend good programs?Thanx

Answer:Whats the best program for downloading mp3s?

and it's legal.

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just wondering whats the best dwnload program like limewire etc. ?
 

Answer:just wonderin whats the best download program

I use Limewire. Use the search tool at the top, its quite useful. There are about five threads about this.
 

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Ive tried Gordian Knot which is great but for full screen movies I want to watch on my pc, but Ive heard there are better programs out there which will give a better screen update- any suggestions? Ive tried Doctor DivX it isnt as good, and unlike GK isnt even freeware..! :(

Answer:Whats the best DVD to divx / xvid program?

Not sure if it will meet your requirements, but Video Lan plays most files and is free click here

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im using nero 6 i think im not sure hell it doesnt tell me, what im wondering is i just bought a nice samsung 18x dvd burner. And its still wanting to burn at 16x, now what is the lastest and greatest software that i can burn iso movie files on dvds that r good like nero that supports 18x?
 

Answer:whats a good burning program!?!?!

Unfortunately, we can't help ye, since ye seem to be downloading ISO movies, that you wish to burn to DVD. 99.9% of iso movies are illegal. So we can't help.
 

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I am looking for a good direct scanner to PDF program. Any recomendations?

Looking to put all my business paperwork to pdf to save room.
 

Answer:Whats a good Scanner to PDF program?

Do you already have the capability to scan to a printer? If you do, you can just install PDF-Creator.
http://sourceforge.net/projects/pdfcreator/
 

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I want a semi-user friendly, windows-based encryption/decryption program compatible with Windows XP Professional SP2, any recommendations?
 

Answer:Whats a good encryption program?

Symantec have some encryption programs (i think...). Winzip can encrypt/decrypt zipped files. What are you planning on using it for? Some removable drives have their own encryption software, if that is what you are planning on doing.
 

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I want to copy a cd with data on to a blank cd.
 

Answer:Whats a good cd burning program?

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Hi ! thought I would check out this poll !!
What is the best file sharing program out there?? for MP3'S in fact everything??

1. Morpheus
2. KaZaa
3. Grokster
4. LimeWire
5. Blubster
6. Audiogalaxy (mp3's)
7.WinMX

THX
 

Answer:Whats The Best File Sharing Program Out There??

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could someone help me out im trying to look for a good anti-trojan program for and computer any suggestion would be appriecated

thanks in advance
 

Answer:whats the best anti-trojan program?

http://www.wilders.org/anti_trojans.htm
 

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I was wondering whats a good torrent program overall. I use bittorrent but I want to replace it because its a very intensive resource hog that slows my system to a crawl. I was looking for a better program overall to replace it with my primary concern is the system strain the program provides and also a program that will NOT display torrent completion notifications on the system tray. I hate that when bittorrent does it.
 

Answer:Whats a good Torrent program?

uTorrent FTW
 

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Hey
i was just wondering if there was something on windows i could use to see whats being done on the computer, on the interent etc and what is being viewed, see if someone is on something they shoudnt be. and i dnt mean history on the internet
 

Answer:A program for viewing whats being done on your computer

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Would AVG work better than Norton on a low end computer such as Dell Dimension 2400?

Answer:Whats the best antivirus program for 256mb ram?

I would probably say CA's anti virus is pretty good but AVG and Anti-Vir might be even better for a system with less memory. What operating system are you running?

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Hi all,

Im wondering if anyone can shed some light on a hidden program running
its driving me crazy.
My HDD starts running & my giga bytes go from 296 down to 283
then back up, the task can run for about 3-6 hours.
I have searched and searched and cannot find a program running doing this in task manager.
The program seems to act like its on a defrag but i have turned this off looking for this task.
Its never been this way only since my pc came back from a repair, and driving me mad as my HDD is not the quietest.
The only programs i can find in event view are..TMM what ever that is.
Can anyone shed some light...Gosh i miss XP


Thank you.....dingle

Answer:Whats this program running,HDD going crazy

Hi -

Could you please tell us the processes name along with taking a screen grab of it while in your task manager ?

References:
How to take a screen grab [HERE]


Yoroshiku. . .

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Whats your favorite email program and why?

Mine is Thunderbird because it is so portable. If I want to bring my emails to my mac or linux machine all I have to do is move the thunderbird folder from windows to the mac or linux box and boom there there.
 

Answer:Whats your favorite mail program?

PocoMail because it is safer, and because it is extremely flexible.

This from the PocoMail website:

1. Unlike some competing products, PocoMail doesn't use the Internet Explorer component to preview your HTML messages. Instead it uses an internal HTML viewer.
2. PocoMail does not understand VBScript or JavaScript, which are used to write email viruses.
3. PocoMail will not run PocoScript, its own scripting language, from messages you receive. While VBScript and JavaScript let a third-party control your mailer, PocoScript was designed to let you better control your mailer. You'll need to enable PocoScript on a message (to better process it) before the script can run

PocoMail
 

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i need a program that will let me make a 3-d model of a park for a school project. it just has to be able to have an almost square piece of land with trees, benches, a volleyball section, a playground, etc. what program is free and easy to do this in?
 

Answer:whats a good 3-d modeling program?

anim8or
blender
 

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any suggestions on what to get for drawing and coloring on the computer. basic and advanced software titles would be nice thanks
 

Answer:Whats the best program to draw on the computer with?

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I remember reading on here over a year ago a program you could sign up to, to get access to multiple OS's legally through microsoft. Now, I know you can do this through MSDN but I don't exactly have 10k to fork over annually. Anyone know of the microsoft program that lets you do this, or am I talking silly fantasy stuff.
 

Answer:Whats the name of the Program to get mnultiple licenses

technet
 

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Hey i just got a tv tuner card and the program that comes with it is total ass. I was wondering if there was a really good tuner program out there, thanks
 

Answer:Hey whats a good TV Watching program?

what tuner?
 

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I want to change some things to a video like the music for example what would be the best program i can use thanks.
 

Answer:WHats the best video editing program

InterVideo WinDVD Creator 2 is what i use for that sort of thing
 

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i just reformatted my computer and i want to know what is the program for being able to view all languages?

Answer:whats the program for viewing all languages?

Languages for what?

Not sure if this article helps at all..
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/306993

You need to provide more information on what you want.

-Coolfreak

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whats a good registry program for xpthat automatically fixes invalid and not used entries?
 

Answer:whats a good registry program for xp?

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forget the name, you can dl it, put in your xp disk, add drivers, and burn a new cd.
 

Answer:whats that program which i can make an xp cd with drivers....

nlite os
 

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Formerly i was using My Lockbox but it started to give me a error and making my computer shut down of a bad pool header.So i am looking for a program whree i can put stuff away in a folder an noone can see it or access it. Which program do you guys think is the best ?
 

Answer:whats the Best program to lock and hide folders

Don't use a program like that... they're bound to cause trouble. Instead, simply use encrypted containers.

http://www.truecrypt.org
 

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I need something to give my registry a good scrubbing (Windows XP), heard Norton Disk Doc use to be good.
 

Answer:Whats a good Registry Repair program?

CCleaner works really well....

I have heard that RegScrubXP is pretty good as well.. I've never used it, but there are some here who recommend it...
 

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I have a photosmart 7660 printer, and up until a month ago I was using the digital imaging software that came with the printer to print my digital photos. Then something happend, and for some reason my computer says the files are corrupt. I have ran all my spyware/virus scanners, and reinstalled the program 3 times, and I still get the same thing. Anyways, I'm done with trying to figure out whats wrong with it, and am trying to find a good program that will allow me to print my photos. I tried using the wizard with XP, and it doesn't allow me to print a full 4X6 without a boarder, that bugs me....so what programs do you use?

Answer:Whats a good photo printing program..

ACD Pro 8.0

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Back in the day Ad-aware and Spybot were the best anti malware/spyware programs out. However, some time has passed and I was wondering what the latest program is out there that everyone recommends. Please let me know.
 

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Im looking for a program that you could use to program voice commands to window's apps. You know like saying, "open outlook express" and it will open it. You guys know of any good programs out there that will do this?
 

Answer:Whats a good Voice Activation program?

I am sure MS GameVoice will do this. There is a free shareversion that you can try.

www.gamevoice.com I think.
 

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I have been using HWmonitor for a long time but getting kind of skeptical about it so whats another good one to look at i here of one called HWinfo but norton says the whole site has viruses on it, and i also heard of one called open hardware monitor. so any recommendations the site i seen HW info on was hwinfo dot com.

Answer:Whats a good hardware monitor program ??

The one I use is system Info Tool. You can find it here at this link:

SIW | System Information for Windows by Gabriel Topala

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Can someone please recommend a FREE encryption program for Vista to enable me to encrypt certain files with preferably a minimum 1024 to 2048 bit key?

I use PGP on Linux, but theres not a free PGP version for Vista.

Any recommendations please?

Answer:Whats a good encryption program for Vista?

Quote:





Originally Posted by truthseeker


Can someone please recommend a FREE encryption program for Vista to enable me to encrypt certain files with preferably a minimum 1024 to 2048 bit key?

I use PGP on Linux, but theres not a free PGP version for Vista.

Any recommendations please?




UPDATE: I just learned that PGP has a 30 day trial version that reverts to still being able to encrypt and decrypt files after the 30 day period.

http://www.pgp.com/

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I'm looking to access my computer remotely and would like some suggestions on what is good software to use. I want to beable to access files that I specify from my computer through a web browser. I don't want to have to install any software on the computer I would be using to access my home computer. So far what I've found is "WWW File Share Pro", "Easy File Sharing Web Server" and "Web Forum Server and FileSharing Server". So far I like the interface of "Easy File Sharing Web Server" but I'm looking to try any software out before I decide which one is the best, then I will buy it. So whatcha got?
 

Answer:Whats a good file sharing program (not p2p)

Bulletproof FTP Server

there are freeware options as well, sort of a features thing
 

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I was wondering whats a good registry cleanup program thats safe, secure, and accurate. I want to do some small time clean up of ghost entries but I don't want to risk destroying anything...
 

Answer:Whats a good registry cleanup program?

There are a lot of good services out there, and I couldn't begin to tell you which is objectively 'best' but I happen to really like CCleaner. CCleaner has a sleak and intuitive UI, runs fast, gives you the option to backup, and has never caused me trouble on any of the PCs i've run it on (which is probably about 10).
 

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I used a few such as wcpuid but the ones I have used didn't give many options, the main reason I want to get a decent program is to find out my 3d mark info.

Answer:whats a good program to get all your system specs

Everest home is the best, and it gives you EVERYTHING

If you post a report on here, make sure it doesnt include your XP CD key though

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Anyone got any good programs they use for backing up outlook express, I used to use a program called Osirius outlook backup but i cant seem to find it anymore.. any ideas?

thanks
TriPleThreaT
 

Answer:Whats the Best Outlook Express backup program!

just copy your .dbx files for each email account and save them where ever it is your wanting to back them up.. same with your address book and your account info.. these two can be exported and saved as individual files..hope this helps..
 

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Whats a good registry fixing program for the win9x series? Have a corrupted registry that needs fixin.
 

Answer:Whats a good registry fixing program?

Norton's WinDoctor has bailed me out a few times. Don't know if it's THE best though.
 

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So here is the deal this is for my office

I have 3 pcs

1 Server, 2 Working Stations

In the past I had win route working in one of the working stations but had to format the two working stations

now the deal is I have to route the DSL connection..

I can install the DSL connection in any PC

I prefer the Server

whats the best program to do the routing would it be Winroute?

Can someone teach me how to configure it or send me a tutorial

thanks and have a nice day
 

Answer:Whats the best program to Route DSL connection for network

www.freesco.org

Why bother using anything else?
 

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Whats the best video mixer program ?
 

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Im wanting to use a program like Norton Ghost to make a compleat backup of my hard drive. however its for my pc only and i really dont want to spend $70 on it.

Whats a good program to use thats free? I have looked Here but i dont know if anys of them are good.

Thank you

[Specks]
XP home SP2 32bit verson
120 GB hard drive useing NTFS
CD/DVD Drive with burning software for both (i can burn a cd witrh the software)
Internet Access
External Hard drive or FTP Server to store the image.
ask if you need more info
 

Answer:Whats a good Disk Imageing Program?

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Alright i think i need a firewall but im not sure, I have McAfee but im pretty sure thats just a virus scan so i need a firewall im guessing that is free and is good. Any help or idea would be nice and appreciated!!! THANKS!!
 

Answer:Whats a GOOD/FREE Firewall Program??

A Firewall is essential, it will screen what is coming through your system and ask you to accept or reject it.
Sygate personal work well and also blocks pop ups.
 

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Whats the Best, Free Picture Editing Program?
 

Answer:Whats the Best, Free Picture Editing Program?

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Now that Win 7 doesn't come with a calendar apparently, can I download one from somewhere on the Microsoft website?

I'm not looking for a bells and whistles one, just a one that reminds me a week before special birthdays that I have to buy a present!

Isn't there a microsoft one already?, or would you recommend a freeware one?

Answer:whats a good Windows calendar program...?

Do you have Outlook? If not, Windows Live Mail has a calendar built-in. There may be Gadgets that pull from either calendar as well. You have hundreds of options.

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for instance, I'm looking for a program that will accept 4 inputs and output the data in a copyable format, be it in a window or to a file.

inputs would be: 1st part of string, 2nd part of string, starting number, and ending number so that I can generate something like above. its for a linux firewall that won't accept port ranges in its traffic shaper.

any idea on where to get something like this? i realize its simple enough to program, ive tried to figure it out using VB scripting, but the only thing is I don't really know how to go about outputting it to a place where i can copy and paste it.
 

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I have a RAID 0 array and i like to back it up occasionally, however I am looking for a program that allows my say if my RAID array fails i can use the other drive as the primary drive or have the data easily accessible. And preferably if i need to do a restore i dont have to reinstall Windows XP the upgrade to Vista again (upgrade disk). Any suggestions? Doesnt matter if its freeware shareware or something you have to buy.
 

Answer:Whats a good backup program for backing up onto a external

Acronis True Image 10, is my choice, works with Vista, Raid0 arrays and is restores your array just as if nothing had happened, you can do full image backups, selected files/folders etc.

is paid retail software but a very good buy, why not have a go at the trial http://www.majorgeeks.com/Acronis_True_Image_d2236.html
 

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you cant search for reviews, they all have Faux reviews flooding the Web

Answer:Whats a good Registry/& utility program for Vista 64

Hi Passnthru2,

I like Wise Registry Cleaner and CCleaner. They work without any problems for me. You can find them and other great programs in this list that I tested.

Free Software List for Vista

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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