Category: English

Video : Ransomware

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Ransomware is a growing problem that is now affecting many computer users around the world. This video gives a brief introduction to this type of malicious threat and outlines some basic steps users can take to avoid them.

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Modi di dire in Inglese: To Have Butterflies

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In questo video di Aldo Mencaraglia, un modo di dire molto usato sia in ambito lavorativo sia dagli adolescenti.

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How to Delete Browser Stored Passwords

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Web browsers are able to store passwords using an “auto complete” feature. This function even if helpful for everyone, it can be unsafe because anyone who gains access to your computer can use stored passwords to log in to web sites or use special software to retrieve web site passwords stored as autocomplete data. A …

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20 phrases for closing an email

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A common problem We often hear how writing emails in English can cost just too much time. One solution that works for many people is to begin building a “toolbox” of useful phrases. A toolbox is a simple idea – you just start keeping a list of common and useful expressions – perhaps on your …

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How to quickly monitor open ports

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Currports is a small portable tool (45KB!) that helps to monitor and identify Internet connections of all applications and services on the system. Helpful for system administrators and computer technicians to discover applications with “phone-home” feature implemented, or malicious software has an hidden Internet connection. Description (source :Nirsoft ) CurrPorts is network monitoring software that …

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How to Find the Uninstall String

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MyUninstaller is an helpful tool to find the correct uninstall string for whatever installed software application. This portable tool shows a list of all installed application with a lot of details and additional information that the standard Add/Remove applet doesn’t display: product name, company, version, uninstall string, installation folder, etc. Another interesting feature is the …

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How to Stop Java update installing sponsored toolbar

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Just a quick note about the the ASK toolbar installed during a periodic Java update. There is an option in a message box that avoid to install it but I prefer disable any accidentally installing the Ask Toolbar and other junk software. During installation it is possible not to install the ASK toolbar, but it …

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Remote Altiris Agent Diagnostics (RAAD)

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RAAD or Remote Symantec Management Agent Diagnostics tool, is a standalone Microsoft Windows application that lets you remotely perform diagnostics of client computers, that have Symantec Management Agent (SMA) installed. Main features: Does not interfere with the user that is logged on. Can be installed  and used on a computer other than Notification Server. Accurately …

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All-in-one tool to manage, convert and extract ISO

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ISO Toolkit is a portable tool to manage ISO images, it allows to create ISO image, copy ISO image from CD/DVD, convert ISO, NRG, CUE images, extract content of ISO, NRG, BIN and CUE images and mount ISO, NRG, BIN and CUE image files in Windows Explorer This tool is an excellent solution to create …

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Disable Prompt to Set IE11 as Default Browser

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If you have upgraded Internet Explorer 11, the first time there is a request to set IE11 as the default web browser. In case of multiple installation, you can avoid this annoying request simply by changing a value in the register. Open REGEDIT and navigate to  HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\MAIN Set the “Check_Associations” value to “No“.  If you …

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