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dvdsecurity e1273626505845 Do You Use Encryption to Protect Your Data? What Type of Encryption?Not too long ago, encrypting your computer, files or folders were something that only geeks or people in extreme high security jobs would do. Well people have since the dawn of wars, kingdoms and enemies, world leaders and their adversaries tried to hide information from unauthorized eyes, but nowadays – everyone seems to concerned with it.

Windows 7 supports many different solutions to encrypt (and thereby protect) your data (like: EFS and BitLocker).

But what do you use, if any ?
And are you truly concerned about the loss of important data at all ?
Or, do you still think that encryption is for geeks and government employees ?

Let’s hear your opinion ?

Tell us whether and how you use encryption on your Windows 7 computer. Do you routinely encrypt whole volumes and/or individual files? What types of information do you encrypt? Do you use BitLocker on portable computers only, or on your desktop system, too? Have you tried BitLocker to go for encrypting USB thumb drives and the like? Do you prefer a third-party solution? Have you had any encryption-related problems (such as not being able to access your own encrypted files)?

There’s no prize involved for this one (or who knows)

green xbox360 controller Interested in a mintywhite XBOX 360 Competition? Windows Forums Admin and Windows Guides writer, rsvr85 is currently seeing if there’s interest in a www.mintywhite.com XBOX 360 competition.

  • Own an XBOX 360?
  • Have competition ideas?
  • Taken part in a video gaming competition before?
  • Want to join us?

Let us know here.

WINNERS of the NoteSync Competition

Posted by Thomas On May - 9 - 20102 COMMENTS

previewProduct1 e1273626704465 WINNERS of the NoteSync CompetitionI’ve just received word from Brady White, and here are the winners of the upcoming full version of NoteSync !

There were literally tons of good suggestions for NoteSync. Some of which will be implemented in the release expected to hit the shelves in mid May.

There were some ideas that will take a bit longer to implement, but all of the winning suggestions will be a part of a future release.

The winners will receive their license as soon as NoteSync is released to the public.

Without further delay, Here are the result of the Brady White Votes:

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12 Programs You Can Remove From Boot Right Now

Posted by Angel Luis On May - 8 - 20104 COMMENTS

ComputerIcon 12 Programs You Can Remove From Boot Right NowWe all know that modern programs like to use the resources of our computers. Normally when we install something, you don’t just install one executable–the program usually puts programs in your bootup sequence.

The most incredible part of this is that Windows, since XP, comes with a feature, Fetch and later SuperFetch, that tries to improve load time of applications, making most of these programs useless.

The question is, why does every great company want a process running in your computer?  The answer I suppose is to have statistic of usage, but at least for me this is not an option.

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MonitorSwitch 500x298 Move Windows Between Monitors with MonitorSwitchDo you have a multiple monitor setup ? I do – and I love it. I can’t begin to imagine how I ever managed without it.
As you know, moving windows between the monitors can be a tedious task, if you always drag them back and forth.

Now I’ve come across a freeware tool, that allow you to move windows between monitors with a single click.

It’s called MonitorSwitch and work on all Windows Platforms. And best of all it’s Freeware…

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