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There is a very good browser, a copy of Google Chrome But it is easier and has more functions
What's it called? No good without the name.
 
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I'll just mention this again: Alwaymousewheel is magical. Allows scrolling without having focus on the window being scrolled.
 
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I'll just mention this again: Alwaymousewheel is magical. Allows scrolling without having focus on the window being scrolled.

How does that work when you have multiple tabs or windows out of focus then? I'm intrigued, a little at least :)
 

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How does that work when you have multiple tabs or windows out of focus then? I'm intrigued, a little at least :)
you can scroll in any window. It's a few dozen KB's, try it.
Edit: It should be noted that some of this behavor already exists in Win10, but not with all applications.
 
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Great effort by OP and those that follwed but would be nice to get the OP edited so that one wouldn't have to scroll thru 10 pages on each visit; hopefully entropy will pop in after a few more pages. But I have a few additions that I didn't see

FBackup ... out of this world, ... literally, .... used on International Space Station
http://www.fbackup.com/

Edit HWiNFO32 to maybe HWiNFO32/64

NVCleaninstall ..... TPUs own deserves to be here

BatteryCare ... very useful for lappie owners ... battery status, battery maintenance and other info
https://batterycare.net/en/index.html

Belarc Advisor ... if for nothing else, getting all your OS and software licenses in one place and safely stored
https://www.belarc.com/products_belarc_advisor

Pontifex - How many times have ya said ... stoopid engineers, I bet I could do better, try it. I found it fun to play with back in last millenium. Now there's a charge and a few more modern apps, they have a freedemo for each one ... but my copy precedes the shareware cost
http://www.chroniclogic.com/pontifex.htm

Random Burper - Can't really say this is a "recommended app" as it can be a nuisance with certain AVs. I have had the same problem with a few vendors for some In Game Apps that I helped develop. It's a just for gags thing that I grabbed back in the mid-late 90s. Back then my kids got a kick out of this one when put it on wife's new box that we gave her one mother's day .... "Mom, that's gross"..... "it's not me, i swear, i don't know where it's coming from". Was just looking thru the Download\utilities folder and came across it, so I mention it more fpor nostalgia than anything else ... hasn't thought of it in maybe 20 years. Your AV program may flag this as a "joke program" but is in no way dangerous. As i recall, you just have to move mouse to corner of screen to disable it.
http://www.rjlsoftware.com/support/faq/sa.cfm?q=21&n=46

Here's an article from one of my fav developers Nirsoft, on the the false AV indications
http://www.nirsoft.net/blog/2009/05/antivirus-companies-cause-big-headache.html

And yes, Nirsoft tools are a great edition to your utility tool kit
http://nirsoft.net/
 
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heya @W1zzard just letting you know your all in one runtime is out of date

https://www.majorgeeks.com/files/details/visual_c_redistributable_runtimes_aio_repack.html updated april 24, 2019

and yours is october 2018

Just have to edit the bat file, easy to update plus the newer redistributable installers.
 

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Just have to edit the bat file, easy to update plus the newer redistributable installers.


yeah but @W1zzard posted somewhere about this before and that if we saw any updates to it, to let him know. but i forgot what thread that was in so I posted it here for him.

he just likes to keep some things up to date from time to time I think.
 

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I'll update it, still on holiday in China. Remind me late next week in case I forget :)
 
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pagezipper, drag it into the toolbar. Click it the pages become 1/ how ever many pages there are, sort of like a pdf does.
 
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What's it called? No good without the name.
I bet its vivaldi which is based on chrome, theres a tab sleep ap thats a must also
 

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heya @W1zzard just letting you know your all in one runtime is out of date

https://www.majorgeeks.com/files/details/visual_c_redistributable_runtimes_aio_repack.html updated april 24, 2019

and yours is october 2018

Updated, and added 2005, too.
 
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EaseUS is running a 15th-anniversary daily prize draw and I just won Partition Master Pro which is worth $60.
All you have to do is spin the wheel, come up with a slogan and supply your email address.
I'm not affiliated to EaseUS in any way...
 
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EaseUS is running a 15th-anniversary daily prize draw and I just won Partition Master Pro which is worth $60.
All you have to do is spin the wheel, come up with a slogan and supply your email address.
I'm not affiliated to EaseUS in any way...

That is nice I am going to try that when I get home
 

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i won todo backup home
 

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Updated, and added 2005, too.
The 2005 x86/x64 version included in the all-in-one has a exploit that was patched in 2011. There's also a minor update to the 2015-2019 runtime.
Download Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Service Pack 1 Redistributable Package MFC Security Update from Official Microsoft Download Center

 
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