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Security Software / Ghostery
« on: March 05, 2016, 09:17:35 am »
Ghostery  

About this Add-on
We live in a connected world. When you browse the web, your data leaves a digital footprint. This footprint, connected by tracking technologies (called trackers), helps companies build a profile about you and how you interact with their sites and their competitors, allowing them to optimize their communications and site experience to reach you - and others like you - at the right place, at the right time.

Ghostery gives you the control to make informed decisions about the personal data you share with the trackers on the sites you visit.

Enjoy a faster web
Some sites take too long to load. This can be due to trackers weighing your system down. Ghostery allows you to block the offending trackers and significantly speed up your browsing.

Get the content you want
Remove page clutter so you can focus on the content you want.

Control your data
Sometimes being connected can help you find the data you need quicker, like a location tracker that helps you find the closest cafe. Sometimes it spoils the fun, like a remarketing tracker, revealing the birthday present you wanted kept a surprise. Ghostery makes locking down your data easier.

Be Informed, Take Control
Ghostery gives you the tools needed to understand the different types of trackers and how they may impact your overall browsing experience, putting the power directly in your hands.

Connect and Learn More
How does Ghostery make money: https://www.ghostery.com/en/faq/how-does-ghostery-make-money-from-the-add-on/
Blog: https://www.ghostery.com/blog/
FAQ: https://www.ghostery.com/en/faq/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ghostery
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ghostery
Support: https://www.ghostery.com/support

Release Notes: Ghostery 6.0.2 for Firefox
https://www.ghostery.com/intelligence/consumer-blog/product-releases/ghostery-601-For-Firefox/

New Features Summary

Ghostery 6.0.2 for Firefox includes the following new major features:

     *Improved setup UI/UX for users setting up 6.0 with pre-existing settings.

     *Updated copy.

     *Updated FAQ link.

    Updated release notifications link.

    Improvements to the accuracy of our opt-in data sharing.

    Improvements to internal product analytics.

Fixed Defects Summary

Ghostery 6.0.2 for Firefox includes the following major defect fixes:

     *Fixes issue with email validation for account creation and login within the extension

     *Fixes issue with user sign in / sign out, ensuring that users can stay signed in without being prematurely signed out.

     *Fixes issue with tracker alert bubble (purple box) so that it stays open when you open it and closed when you close it, even when navigating from page to page.

     *Fixes issues related to extension UI interface, including defects related to overlapping text misplaced scroll bars, and missing dismiss “x” from upgrade notification.

     *Fixes issues related to  to language recognition upon install for our 22 supported languages.

    * Fixes issues related to Facebook social share where the Ghostery image was cropped incorrectly.

   *Improves the UI on the Tracker Settings Panel when a user goes to a site that can’t be scanned or that doesn’t have any trackers.


Download: boxarrow https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/ghostery/?src=ss
Download All Versions  boxarrow https://www.ghostery.com/try-us/download-browser-extension/

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Utilities / GWX Control Panel
« on: February 24, 2016, 03:10:28 am »
GWX Control Panel

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This is a free tool that can remove and disable the 'Get Windows 10' notification area icon on Windows 7 and Windows 8. Recent versions can also disable 'Upgrade to Windows 10' behavior in the Windows Update control panel and do much more. See the user guide at the Ultimate Outsider blog. You can still download GWX Control Panel as a standalone executable if you don't like installers. Please see the "GWX CONTROL PANEL RELEASE NOTES" section at the user guide for MD5 and SHA-1 checksums of all official releases.

Download: http://ultimateoutsider.com/downloads/
 Understanding Windows 10 Upgrade System Settings

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Members Corkboard / Winter Storm
« on: January 23, 2016, 04:53:02 am »
We are getting bombarded by the snow storm and have 14 inches already and it doesn't suppose to stop until 5pm tomorrow.
By the forecast it looks like we will end up with 20 to 24 inches and right now as I type the wind is blowing hard.

So far we have been lucky and the power hasn't went out.

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Members Corkboard / Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
« on: December 24, 2015, 02:32:32 am »
Wishing everyone an joyful Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

I want to take the time to let all our loyal and new members that on behalf CoU that we appreciate all your help to keep CoU alive up and running and keep our dear friend Donna's dream and baby still alive.

Special thanks to Daniel, Steven, and anyone who made this come about.  :)

Regards,
Tim Cormany

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COU Issues / Nod32 and our smiley gifs
« on: December 21, 2015, 05:59:22 am »
Is anyone else here getting alerts from using Nod32 with our gifs while posting?
I have had one complaint so far. If so please send me pm so we can address this issue.

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General Software / Revo Uninstaller Pro 4
« on: December 07, 2015, 05:00:40 am »

What’s new in Revo Uninstaller Pro 4
General


•  Added - New Module – Windows Apps Manager to uninstall Windows Apps
•  Added - New Module – Browser Extensions to remove popular browsers’ extensions
•  Added - New Module – History Cleaner – combining Windows Cleaner , Office Cleaner, Browsers Cleaner
•  Added - Command “Uninstall with Revo Uninstaller Pro” on context menu of shortcuts
•  Added - New more reliable Registration/Activation algorithm of the program based on time update subscription
•  Added - Possibility to deactivate license and transfer it to another computer
•  Added - New default visual theme
•  Improved - User Interface for faster and easier access to all the functionality of Revo Uninstaller Pro
•  Improved high DPI support
•  Improved - Many minor and user interface improvements and optimizations
•  Updated existing Visual Themes
•  Show trial reminder screen on close of Revo Uninstaller Pro during Trial period
•  Windows XP is no longer supported operating system

Uninstaller – All Programs

•  Added - Back button to the Uninstall Wizard
•  Added - Possibility to continue the uninstall of a program if it had been interrupted by a computer restart
•  Improved - Quick Uninstall supports silent uninstall of the built-in uninstaller where applicable
•  Improved - Logs matching during uninstall
•  Improved - Automatic refresh of installed programs to get more accurate data immediately
•  Improved - Scanning for leftovers algorithms

Uninstaller – Traced Programs

• Added - Option to Exclude files and folders from the tracing process
• Added - Possibility to merge logs

AutoRun Manager

• Added - "Search" field to search through listed items
• Added - Listing and manage of Windows Tasks
• Added - "Refresh" command

Junk files Cleaner

• Added - Include list that lists the content of included folders as junk

History Cleaner

• Improved - Browser Cleaner shows only installed browsers

Windows Tools

• Added - Disk Cleanup Windows tool
• Added - Resource Monitor Windows tool

Evidence Remover

• Added - Pause/Resume button
• Added - Possibility to be minimized while working

Unrecoverable Delete

• Added - Pause/Resume button
• Added - Possibility to be minimized while working
• Added - Option to clear single item from the list


Revo Uninstaller Pro Logs Database: Logs Database

View: Product Info



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Utilities / Acronis True Image 2018
« on: December 05, 2015, 05:37:40 am »



Features:  Backup for Home | Definition of Backup

Release Notes for Acronis True Image 

Languages: English, German, Japanese, Russian, French, Spanish, Italian, Czech, Polish, Dutch, Korean, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Indonesian, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazil), Spanish (Latin America)

Installation procedure
The installation procedure is straightforward. Please run the downloaded executable file and follow the instructions.

System requirements
Microsoft Windows
•Windows 10 Fall Creators Update 
•Windows 10 Creators Update
•Windows 10
•Windows 8.1 (all editions)
•Windows 8 (all editions)
•Windows 7 SP1 (all editions)
•Windows Home Server
•Windows XP SP3 (32-bit)

Apple Mac OS X
•High Sierra 10.13
•Sierra 10.12
•El Capitan 10.11
•Yosemite 10.10

File systems:
•NTFS
•FAT32
•Ext2/Ext3/Ext4
•ReiserFS
•Linux SWAP 
•HFS+
•APFS

Mobile Operating Systems
•iOS 8.0 or later
•Android 4.1 or later

Storage media:
•Internal hard disk drives
•External hard disk drives with any of the following interfaces: USB (including USB 3.0), eSATA, FireWire (IEEE-1394), and SCSI
•Solid State Drives (SSD)
•Networked storage devices


What's New
https://www.acronis.com/en-us/personal/whats-new/

Product Documentation
https://www.acronis.com/en-us/support/documentation/

All Product Updates Listed Below:
https://www.acronis.com/en-us/support/updates/index.html

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End of last week, Palo Alto Networks published information about the "XCodeGhost" malware. Johannes already talked about it in today's podcast episode but I searched for more details about this story. Apple is known to be very strict with its application validation process. Every time a developer submits a new (or an updated) app, it must pass multiple security checks. Why so many applications infected by XCodeGhost successfully passed them? Could we imagine that Apple has some kind of trust with reputed developers or popular applications? Until now, ~50 applications have been reported vulnerable and mainly used in China. But some are popular worldwide like WeChat.

https://isc.sans.edu/forums/diary/Detecting+XCodeGhost+Activity/20171/

More info below on more apps.
http://www.apple.com/cn/xcodeghost/
http://researchcenter.paloaltonetworks.com/2015/09/malware-xcodeghost-infects-39-ios-apps-including-wechat-affecting-hundreds-of-millions-of-users/

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Malware Removal Tools / IMPORTANT: Help with Malware Removal Tools
« on: September 26, 2015, 03:31:29 pm »
Because mis-use of tools listed here can result in a destroyed system, we'd urge you seek advice and/or assistance from someone proficient with these tools prior to using them.

IMPORTANT: If you are not proficient with malware removal and the tools listed here, ASK FOR HELP BEFORE USING THEM!

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Products Info & Discussions / Move your files, folders, and more, for free
« on: September 02, 2015, 02:37:19 am »
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Microsoft has partnered with Laplink to provide you with data transfer tools that transfer selected files, folders, and more from an old Windows PC to a new Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 PC.

To get started, download PCmover Express —free for a limited time.

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/transfer-your-data

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Members Corkboard / MakerBot
« on: August 19, 2015, 11:11:38 pm »
These are really too cool.

http://www.makerbot.com/

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Members Corkboard / Welcome Members
« on: July 12, 2015, 08:45:50 am »
Greeting and welcome members past and present!
It's an honor to have Steven as our present coder to help in making Calendar of Updates possible again. In the later time I will be learning the PHP coding as Steven will be my mentoring coach.

Enjoy our forum and up most have fun.  :)

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