Free SUPERAntiSpyware Pro Giveaway

Thanks to my friends at I have one (1) FREE LIFETIME SUPERAntiSpyware Professional Edition registration code to give away. To have a chance at getting the registration key simply Digg this blog entry and then add a comment to this blog entry with your user name. That’s it.

All entries will be added to the online List Randomizer and the first name to come up in random will get the free lifetime registration code.

And the winner is….. StarLiteMedia, a.k.a. kpac from Computer Hope. Congratulations!

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Get your name on the list in 2 steps:

Names will be randomized in the afternoon of Monday June 1st 2009

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Device Remover – Device Manager

Device Remover is an extremely Powerful Device Manager.

Works with Windows 2000/XP/Vista/Windows7 based Operating Systems (32-Bit and 64-Bit)


  • In-Depth view of all installed Devices, Device Classes, Drivers and
    Services on a Windows System (Hidden, Detached, Current installed,
    Problematic Devices,etc,…)
  • Easy mass removal of multiple Devices On-The-Fly
  • Modification/Manipulation of Devices, Drivers and Services on the System
  • Live detailed View of Device Detections on the System
  • Multiple Device Problem solving Features and Functions
  • And many many more useful Features,…

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Wolfram Alpha Knowledge Search Engine

New search engine on the block. Is this a new generation of search engine or a great idea that won’t catch on? Either way it is looking like a brilliant idea and I’m sure a heck of a lot of work.

Wolfram Alpha Knowledge search engine will be launched today, Friday, May 15, beginning at 7pm CST. (so far they are late in launching it). Wolfram and his team have built what he calls a “computational knowledge engine” for the Web. So what does that mean? Basically it means that you can ask it factual questions and it computes answers for you in multiple formats. A screencast showing what it’s capable of is here. (You might need to use IE to view it)

Now this is one geeky search engine LOL.


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Disable the Avira AntiVir avnotify & splash screen

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Avira AntiVir Personal is a great free antivirus and the only real complaint is the notifier window which can be very annoying. You can however disable the notifier window in Avira free in just a few steps.

Disable avnotify

Windows 2000:

  1. Click Start, and then click Run
  2. In the Open box, type gpedit.msc, and then click OK
  3. Expand User Configuration, expand Administrative Templates, and then expand System
  4. In the right pane, double-click Don’t run specified Windows applications
  5. Click Enabled, and then click Show
  6. Click
    Add, and then type the executable file name of the program
    (avnotify.exe) that you want to restrict users from running.
  7. Click
    OK, click OK, and then click OK (NOTE: If domain-level policy settings
    are defined, they may override this local policy setting.)
  8. Quit Group Policy Object Editor
  9. Restart the computer

Windows 2000/XP: (2000 & XP Pro do not require you to boot into safe mode)

  1. Boot into Safe Mode (tap F8 repeatedly after you restart the computer)
  2. Log in using the Administrator account
  3. Go to C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\avnotify.exe
  4. Right-click avnotify.exe-> properties-> security-> advanced
  5. Under the Permissions tab click on SYSTEM under Permission entries:
  6. Edit-> Traverse Folder / Execute File-> deny-> ok ->apply-> yes -> ok-> ok
  7. Reboot the computer into Normal Mode (start-> shutdown-> restart)

Windows XP Pro & Vista Business/Ultimate/Enterprise

  1. Start-> Control Panel
  2. Administrative tools-> Local security policy
  3. Click on Software Restriction Policy-> Action (at the top)-> create new restriction policies
  4. Right-click additional rules (on the right side)-> new path rule
  5. Click
    Browse and navigate to C:\Program Files\(Avira)\AntiVir PersonalEdition
    Classic\ and double-click avnotify.exe
  6. Set the security level to Disallowed-> apply-> ok

Windows Vista Home Premium

  1. Go to C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\avnotify.exe or for 64bit go to C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\AntiVir Desktop
  2. Right-click avnotify.exe-> properties-> security->
  3. Under the group or username SYSTEM click edit
  4. Put a checkmark under the DENY column for “read and execute”

Disable the splash screen

  1. Open regedit and navigate to [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
  2. In the right pane double-click avgnt and add /nosplash at the end of the path (ex. /min /nosplash)


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Shareaholic works with Firefox, Internet Explorer, Flock, Safari and Google Chrome.

Shareaholic is the ultimate add-on for the link sharing addict!Share, bookmark and e-mail web pages quickly without leaving your browser.

If you use sites like Facebook, Twitter, Digg, Google Gmail, Delicious, Tumblr, etc you’ll love Shareaholic. No more looking for web publisher provided buttons, and no more bookmarklets piling up. Grand Prize winner of the Extend Firefox contest, this add-on enables you to quickly, and very easily share, bookmark, and e-mail web pages via a wide array of your favorite web 2.0 social networking, bookmarking, blogging, and email services.

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Microsoft changes ‘Windows Genuine Advantage’

Microsoft will be changing to name of it’s activation and validation system from “Windows Genuine Advantage” to “Windows Activation Technologies” according to a report by Mary-Jo Foley.

However, the “Genuine” brand isn’t completely disappearing. A press release states that Microsoft will continue to deliver genuine updates and notifications for XP users. The program has been criticized for its punishment tactics and false-positive results, even though Microsoft has fixed some of these problems in Vista SP1.

According to Microsoft, Windows 7’s activation will be built on the same software protection platform that was part of Vista, with some minor tweaks made for Windows 7.

“In Windows 7 we modified this process: When customers choose to activate later they will see a dialog box highlighting how activation helps them identify if their copy of Windows is genuine and be allowed to proceed immediately without a 15-second delay. In Windows 7 we’ve made changes so that users will see more informative notifications messages and be able to more easily complete the tasks they need to.”, said Joe Willians, general manager, Worldwide Genuine Windows in a Q&A session.

Revo Uninstaller version 1.83

Revo Uninstaller is completely free – no cost, no adware, no spyware;
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Total size: 1.03 MB
Current Version: 1.83

Revo Uninstaller includes: Junk Files Cleaner, Windows Tools, Auto Run Manager, Browsers Cleaner, MS Office Cleaner, Windows Cleaner, Evidence Remover and Unrecoverable Delete tools! You can reach all these tools from “Tools” tool bar button of Revo Uninstaller.

What’s new in Revo Uninstaller version 1.83:

Improved listing of the installed programs
Improved support of multiple monitors
Improved accuracy of the scanning for Registry leftover items after uninstall
Improved “Exclude” list of the Junk Files Cleaner
Fixed minor bugs
Added new languages

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Revo Uninstaller is digitally signed by VS Revo Group and certified by VeriSign Inc.

Portable version available in ZIP file:


Extract the ZIP file to a folder and run directly revouninstaller.exe from there! You can copy that folder to an USB Mass storage drive (flash memory, pen drive, portable HDD) – no installation required!


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