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Enabling Application Installation And Removal In Windows Safe Mode

Windows Safe Mode can be a life-saver in situations when the operating-system becomes unbootable or unstable to diagnose and fix, the specialized troubleshooting mode available in all versions of Windows OS loads only core system services bypassing any culprit application or driver preventing normal operation of the system.

Sadly, one of the most needed functionality of installing and uninstalling applications is disabled in safe-mode blocking installation of useful troubleshooting utilities like anti-virus software in time of need. luckily, we can enable this must-have troubleshooting feature using the simple trick posted next.

SafeMSI

Oloneo PhotoEngine - Impressive Image Enhancement Utility Now Available As A Free Download During Beta

OleneoWe have already shared two decent free utilities to enhance poor quality videos and today we have a new software which packs some serious punch offering professional quality image enhancement and tweaking, currently in beta Oleneo PhotoEngine enables users to fix incorrect exposures, white balances and lighting set-ups.

Oleneo PhotoEngine

IObit Toolbox - Free Brandable Portable Utility Suite To Clean, Repair And Optimize Windows Computers

IOBit ToolboxThanks to quite a few free PC Information, Optimization and repair utility suites the user is now able to choose a suitable pack for their personal needs, and to further widen the existing offerings IObit has now came up with an excellent collection of 20 dedicated tools allowing users to fetch diagnostic information, enhance security, optimize performance and repair PC problems neatly packed as an free, portable toolbox named - "IObit Toolbox".

IObit Toolbox Launcher

As the title says the great part is that you can customize the toolbox branding to have your own/company name and logo as shown in image above.

Inscriptio - Easy To Use Free CD/DVD Burner Utility

Like everybody else if you also hate bloatware here is yet another free Nero alternative letting users burn Data, Audio and Video discs with ease. Freeware Windows utility Inscriptio is a fast and reliable CD & DVD recording tool allowing users to perform most-used CD/DVD burning operations like Data, Audio, Video burning with image reading, writing and disc-copying operations via a simple, easy to use and feature rich interface.

Inscriptio CD-DVD Burner

AntiFreeze - Handy Task Manager Which Works When Your Computer Gets Frozen

It gets really frustrating when your computer decides to froze while doing an important task, nothing works and you are not even able to launch Windows Task Manager to kill processes hogging system resources. Windows freeware AntiFreeze takes care of this by offering a last resource to get you rescued from a hung system, all you need to do is to press the AntiFreeze hotkey and it will put to sleep all running programs except the most critical ones, giving you the opportunity to close down the programs which are causing problems via a special task-manager.

AntiFreeze

Fixing Windows Update Error Code - 80072F8F

Keeping your operating-system current with all the latest updates is crucial to maintain optimal performance, stability and security, but sometimes the update mechanism fails to function properly as was the case when I received my computer after an hardware warranty replacement - the Windows Update simply refused to work throwing Error Code - 80072F8F luckily the fix was as simple as it can get as described below.

Windows Update Error 80072F8F

iPhone Folders - Free Utility To Browse iPhone File-system From Windows Explorer

iPhone FoldersWe have shared both free and paid utilities to use iPhone as an removable disk-drive, iPhone Folders is yet another free software which takes it a bit further by allowing users access to the iPhone File-system right from Windows Explorer - the explorer extension let users browse contents of their iPhone or iPod Touch like any other removable drive. They can perform regular file copy-paste operations and create shortcuts as usual coupled with the ability to view thumbnail previews of png and jpg files on the device.

iPhone As Removable Disk Drive

How To Download And Use The New Indian Rupee Symbol

Indian Rupee SymbolFinally, the Indian currency Rupee has got it's very own symbol, previously denoted as Rs. or INR (internationally) the currency now has it's own symbol like $ (US Dollar), £ (British Pound), ¥ (Japan Yen) or € (Euro). Since, the new symbol is not yet part of the UNICODE you will need to use special font to use it in your documents - the font can be downloaded from the link provided at the end of this blog post.

Rupee Symbol In Microsoft Word

Youtube Update Breaks Video Downloading, Download Link For A Working Youtube Video Downloader

YouTube is always tweaking their code and something similar broke majority of Youtube video downloaders out there, following are few comments posted on Youtube Video Downloader post after the update went live.

Youtube Video Download Error

While most other video downloaders are still broken our beloved "Easy Youtube Video Downloader" is still working after an update, to get on track again all you need is update to v 3.5 from the link provided below.

Picasa Downloader - Free Utility To Grab Picasa Images Without Installing Picasa

Looking for a trick to download images from Picasa Albums without installing Picasa itself - freeware utility "Picasa Album Downloader" for PC, MAC and Linux does exactly that and that to without requiring any registration or account with Picasa.

Picasa Web Album Bulk Downloader

To grab images all you need to do is start the utility and tell it the user and the album name you want downloaded, rest is taken care by the software itself.

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