Simple Way to Back Up & Reset Internet Explorer

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Have you ever called tech support on a browser or plug-in problem and their first suggestion is to reset your Internet Explorer settings? That’s where you have to delete your cookies and change your security settings back to the defaults. There’s a free plugin that takes the next step and restores your settings from a backup.

Rename Files Like A Pro With RenameMaestro

I’m not a professional photographer, but I enjoy taking pictures with my smartphone. What I don’t like is the resulting filenames that are meaningless to me, yet appear to have order. Instead of fretting about the situation, I found a great file renaming utility called RenameMaestro. Although you may associate the name “maestro” with music, this software works on multiple file types, ranging from MP3s to photos to PDFs.

One Simple Way to Send Large Files for Free

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Sooner or later it’s going to happen. You’ll need to send a large file to someone via email, but you’ll get an error because your attachment exceeds the limit set by your email provider. Maybe it’s a video file or a series of photos. In these scenarios, it’s good to know how easy it is to send large files for free with WeTransfer. It’s frustration-free file transfers.

ActiveWords is More Than a Text Expander

PC users often feel limited by rules and structures. Sometimes this means slogging through many folders to find a needed file. Other times, it means typing text passages repeatedly to suit a need. Many people consider these annoyances routine. Others have found relief by using a program called ActiveWords. This Windows program can ...

Eraser File Shredder Deletes Sensitive Data

People routinely think about viruses, trojans, and spyware, but seldom do they think about properly erasing data from their hard drives. There are plenty of places Microsoft Windows stores data that aren’t obvious. The data in these places may contain sensitive information, such as passwords or account data. The best defense is …