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    SOLVED Which is better Advanced Uninstaller Pro or Revo-Unstaller Pro for Windows 7 x64 ?

    Why am I not surprised to see your reaction to my post about a decent free program. Some of us are not in the habit of dropping $$$ on every little "this is the absolute greatest program for... (insert newest fad product name here)" software that's available. Most of us don't have that kind of...
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    SOLVED Which is better Advanced Uninstaller Pro or Revo-Unstaller Pro for Windows 7 x64 ?

    Save your money. A very good uninstaller program called MyUninstaller is offered as freeware by NirSoft. I have used it for years and it works very well.
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    iPhone/iPad Users, Steve Jobs knows where you are!

    "An RFID tag was scanned at a distance of 69 feet, and that was back in 2005, the possible reading distance now is probably much greater than that." http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-blockkill-RFID-chips/
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    SOLVED Need Advice: SAS or MBAM - which is best?

    I would have chosen SAS as well. I know that MBAM receives rave reviews here, as well as on several other tech forums, but from my experience running it every day, I am not convinced that it is even AS effective as SAS, let alone superior to it in terms of results. SAS has found malware/spyware...
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    iPhone/iPad Users, Steve Jobs knows where you are!

    RFID could be in all cell phones by 2010 All cell phones will come packed with an RFID chip by next summer — giving your phone the possibility of also becoming the keys to your car or house. http://www.zdnet.com/news/rfid-could-be-in-all-cell-phones-by-2010/315292...
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    iPhone/iPad Users, Steve Jobs knows where you are!

    All cellphones come with two types of built-in surveillance/tracking devices: Transponders that communicate with the military's semi-commercialized system of Global Positioning Satellites (GPS) and Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags. [Edit: RFID Chip] These devices will allow both the...
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    My ISP is now showing up in Firefox

    Most likely the Charter search portal page is a redirect (or hijack) from your ISP (Charter Communications) whenever you mistype any URL. Any error will automatically take you to Charter's search page, whereby they generate additional revenue by redirecting DNS. There may be a way to opt out of...
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    Mozilla releases Firefox 4

    FF 3.6.16 is stable and works very well with most add-ons, so I'm sticking with that for now.
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    Mozilla releases Firefox 4

    I only have 3 gigs of memory, so that may have something to do with the excessive pull on my system. That notwithstanding, I never encountered any issues installing and running FF4. I just uninstalled 3.6.16 and installed FF4 right behind it. I left my personal info and bookmarks alone and they...
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    Mozilla releases Firefox 4

    I already deleted FF4 and reverted back to 3.6.16 as it runs much smoother and plays much nicer with all of the extensions that I am currently using. Besides behaving strangely in general, I also noticed that FF4 is still a major memory hog. Within a few seconds of launching it (and not going...
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    Decent Spell Checker for IE9?

    My vote goes along with Ian's ... IESpell. It was easy to configure and did a splendid job of catching most common spelling errors, that is, when I last used IE as my primary browser, which was IE7. Since I rarely use IE these days, I cannot state with certainty whether it works equally as well...
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    Win7 SP1

    I have already hidden the KB976932 SP1 update until I can make a system image. I did that the day it first appeared on patch Tuesday to ensure that I would not install it without having a reliable backup in place first. Some people get so intense about installing it immediately, but I'm a...
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    Win7 SP1

    Yes..the system restore rollback feature. Exactly. Right now, I do not have an external hard drive to create a system image with, prior to installing SP1, so until I can purchase one and create a complete system image, no SP1 for me. Thanks TM, for explaining in greater detail the point I wanted...
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    Win7 SP1

    Restoring a system restore point will still leave some of the SP1 files on your OS. That is one of the quirky flaws that I have noticed about Win7. While it has many excellent features, I have noticed weird behavior from the system restore function, as it will restore certain files and not...
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    Your first operating system?

    Windows 3.1 running on a Compaq ProLinea 4/33 486 desktop with a 33 MHz processor, 8 KB RAM and a massive 120 MB HDD. Considered state of the art system in 1992.
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