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Comodo System-Cleaner - Free Computer Maintenance Utility

Comodo System-CleanerSoftware vendor Comodo is churning out some great free software these days, after delivering a promising secure web-browser Dragon Internet Browser the company is now offering an absolutely free Windows maintenance utility dubbed "Comodo System-Cleaner", the utility supports almost all platform of Windows and features a junk file-cleaner, disk registry-cleaner, and an privacy cleaner including unique feature SafeDelete™ which safeguards users against accidental file deletions.

Diagnosing And Fixing Drupal Cron Job Errors

Drupal IconDrupal is an excellent open-source CMS but at the same time a bit harder to get hold off when things get bad without fairly advanced Drupal knowledge, recently I upgraded this blog from Drupal 5 to Drupal 6 and after making the site live with upgrade the Drupal cron-job started failing as evident in the picture below (the cron is setupped to run every six hours but it failed to do so).

Failed Cron Job In Drupal

Strangely enough running cron manually showed a 404, Page Not Found error, having tried everything from fixing cron commands to playing with cron.php file-permissions finally I found the reason of failed cron-jobs by having look at 'Drupal Log' which was showing error 'Cron run exceeded the time limit and was aborted.'

Windows 7 Anti-Piracy Update Is Now Live, Pirates Can Still Avoid It

WATThe Windows 7 anti-piracy update which pirates were fearing is now live getting distributed as KB971033 via Windows Update, the Windows Activation Technologies (WAT) update is tagged important and features detection of more then 70 known Windows 7 activation hacks and cracks informing users of their genuine copy status taking actions if usage of piracy is detected.

Windows Activation Technologies Anti-Piracy Update KB971033

However, pirates can still dodge this update by simply not opting to install it or even uninstalling it from Windows Update -> Installed Updates section, they can even restore to a pre-KB971033-update state as Windows creates an automatic restore point before installing updates (seems not to work from user comment below).

Blink! - Free Utility Let Users Login To PC By Simply Looking Into The Webcam

BlinkWe can tweak our Windows computers to enable auto-login feature letting by the password entry hassle every time the computer is booted, however this comes at the cost of leaving our data privacy and security susceptible to misuse.

But no worries as we now have a solution which secures our computer from unauthorized access as-well-as does not require the hassle of entering the password to gain access, free utility Blink! makes logging into Windows easier then ever, just look into a webcam for a moment, and you’ll be logged into your account automatically.

PC Login By Face Recognition

Blink! employs advanced face-recognition technology to provide quick, automatic and reliable login to one or many computer users easily, The innovative technology is even able to match the user with different haircuts, with or without eye-wear, beards or mustaches grown or shaved off while completely eliminating false positives even under varying lighting conditions.

Wondershare Office Recovery - Free Unlimited License For Grab

Wondershare Office Recovery BoxHaving a MS-Office and PDF file-recovery utility in your software toolbox can come in extremely handy during an unfortunate data-loss event, and here is a chance to grab a fully-functional registered version of Wondershare Office Recovery software absolutely free till April 10, 2010.

Under a limited time promo you can grab a free personal keycode for Wondershare Office Recovery utility which is capable of recovering Microsoft Office 97, XP, 2000, 2003 ,2007 and PDF files from various storage devices like PC hard drive, external disk drive, USB flash disk, DVD and more lost due to deletion/formatting/virus attacks or any other reason.

Free Offcie File Recovery Utility

Unlocking iPhone Without Wi-Fi or Internet Connection

If you have Wi-Fi or internet connectivity on your iPhone it's pretty easy to install carrier unlock Ultrasn0w via Cydia on your device, however, things get complicated if you have no internet or Wi-Fi available on your iPhone leaving you with no choice but to install Ultrasn0w manually which require working with iPhone file-system and file-permissions.

Thankfully, we do have a pretty much unknown utility 'UltraPusher' which lets users install MobileSubstrate and Ultrasn0w on their iPhone offline from any windows computer, all you need to do is to connect your phone via USB and let UltraPusher inject the required files automatically.

UltraPusher - Offline iPhone Unlocker

Safeguarding Removable Disk Data By Creating Encrypted Password Protected Hidden Partition

Secure USBWe often have to share our removable disk drives with friends and colleagues making our personal data prone to misuse and theft, to sort this out all we need to do is to create an hidden, encrypted and password protected partition on our USB drive for saving our personal data safely away from public eyes.

Rohos Mini Drive is a free USB flash-drive encryption utility letting users create hidden and password protected partition on any removable storage device, the portable encryption tool offers “on-the-fly” encryption even in traveler mode securing data efficiently.

Rohos Mini Drive

BarTab - A Firefox Resources Overload Fix Which Works

Firefox takes up too much system resources with multiple tabs open, there have been addons like RAMBack, Clusters, and TooManyTabs promising to take care of this but none of the above were practical to use and therefore did not remained on my computer after few days usage, however new addon BarTab is a perfect practical solution to the problem which works amazingly and I am definitely going to keep it - what BarTab does that it prevents loading tabs until needed saving system resources. Whenever you start Firefox instead of loading all the tabs BarTab puts all the tabs on your bartab and loads them only when you click on them.

BarTap Firefox Addon

Since there is no extra tab-bar this is very practical to use providing EXCEPTIONALLY good results, my Firefox memory resources usage went down from 241 MB to just 82 MB that's an amazing 290% improvement.

[EXCLUSIVE] Unlimited Free License Giveaway For Partition Table Doctor 3.5

Partition Table Doctor(PTD) is an powerful hard-disk partition table recovery tool, the utility can be a lifesaver when the disaster struck and your HDD partition table gets corrupted making data inaccessible - in such situations PTD makes it possible for users to automatically scan and repair the partition-table, MBR and boot-sector of partition error enabling data recovery on FAT16/ FAT32/NTFS/EXT2/EXT3/SWAP partitions of any IDE/ATA/SATA/SCSI hard-disk drive.

Partition Table Doctor makes it possible for advanced computer users to work with almost every aspect of partition-tables as it comes equipped with features like backup and restoration of partition table, rebuilding of partition table and MBR, making partition active, hiding of partition, scandisk, setting password for hard-disk, unlocking hard-disk, editing sectors, copying sectors, fill sectors on partition, and so on, the utility also supports creation of bootable emergency floppy-disk or CD making recovery possible even when the operating-system fails to boot.

Partition Table Doctor

Partition Table Doctor is available under a shareware license for $49.95 but under an exclusive giveaway ONLY for our readers the utility is being offered free to everybody by the parent company EASEUS, the utility is a must-have in your computer repair toolkit so don't let this opportunity go and do grab a full-version licensed legal version of the utility for future needs.

Comodo Dragon Internet Browser - A More Secure Chromium Sibling

Comodo DragonGoogle Chrome is doing great slowly gaining web-browser market share, now you can enjoy the same web-browsing experience using a more security hardened version of Chromium code-base developed by well-known security software vendor 'Comodo', the all new Comodo Dragon Internet Browser features greater stability, less memory bloat, improved privacy, easy SSL certificate identification, faster website access, more private Incognito mode which also stops cookies, and easy migration from your existing browser.

Secure Comodo Dragon Web Browser

Since Comodo Dragon is based on same Chromium code-base which powers Google Chrome plus some more performance and security tweaks the browser looks pretty fast in initial usage, the new look and feel also makes it a good alternative to Google Chrome.

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