[neatnettricks] Neat Net Tricks Standard Issue 280, June 2, 2012

  • From: "Jack Teems" <jteems@xxxxxxx>
  • To: <neatnettricks@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 2 Jun 2012 14:45:43 -0700


01.  Easy Power Plan Switcher
02.  Roadkil's Disk Wipe
03.  Blank and Secure
04.  Dixio Desktop
05.  Restarter
06.  GeekUninstaller
07.  Media Preview
08.  Arsclip
09.  Pixtick

01. EASY POWER PLAN SWITCHER lets you easily switch power plans with two clicks rather than having to go to the Control Panel and Power Management. Download free at https://sites.google.com/site/robertkupissoftware/software/epps .

02. ROADKIL'S DISK WIPE erases the contents of a disk by replacing it with random data or leaving it completely blank. Numerous passes can be performed to ensure the data is totally unrecoverable. It works on hard drives, floppy disks, and USB flash drives. Download free at http://www.roadkil.net/program.php/P14/Disk%20Wipe .

03. BLANK AND SECURE overwrites data with zeros before deleting, thus making it securely impossible to recover files or folders that have been deleted with the program. Download free at http://www.softwareok.com/?seite=Microsoft/BlankAndSecure .

04. DIXIO DESKTOP gives you information on any word you encounter, online or otherwise, at the click of a mouse. Download free at http://www.semantix.com/en_us/ .

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Make more efficient use of your computer with macros, where a click replaces several mouse clicks or keystrokes. In the latest issue of NNT Premium, our guest columnist tells you step-by-step how to build your own macros and illustrates each step along the way. Another tekkie tip tells you how to uncover hidden passwords. A mini review tells about a music player that develops fully automatic tracks as it learns from the music you play. This is just a tip of the iceberg, since this issue has at least a dozen other neat tips to enhance your computer and Web surfing experience. Is all this worth 50 cents? We think so, but if you don't, your money will be refunded with no questions asked. This issue and 23 more just as informative ones are yours in a year's subscription for just $12 at the NNT Store, http://www.neatnettricks.com/store .

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05. RESTARTER monitors and automatically restarts programs and applications. Download free at http://www.knas.se/Applications/Restarter.aspx .

06. GEEKUNINSTALLER promises to remove the leftovers that other removal applications leave when you uninstall programs. It offers ultra fast response, a simple interface, and a portable application that works on USB flash drive without installation. Download free at http://www.geekuninstaller.com/ .

07. MEDIA PREVIEW offers a better job in previewing contents of files and generating meaningful thumbnails. Download free at http://www.babelsoft.net/products.htm .

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Slip the latest NNT Archives Express into your CD drive and it starts automatically, displays an interactive menu, then treats you to a whopping 5,800+ tips published in NNT's 15-year history of more than 550 issues! There's also special audio features packed on the CD, delivered postpaid to your door for as little as $ 16. We're ready to mail yours tomorrow if you order now at the NNT Store, http://www.neatnettricks.com/store .

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08. ARSCLIP monitors the clipboard and keeps track of the entries. Pasting is done by using a triggered popup window. This window can be triggered by a hotkey, holding right-click, a special trigger window, and other methods. Dolwnload free at http://www.joejoesoft.com/vcms/97/ .

09. PIXTICK at http://www.pixtick.com/ captures screenshots, annotates or edits them, and publishes them from within your browser. No download or installation is required.

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