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Zero-installation applications can be run from USB sticks and are extremely useful for troubleshooting. Spread32 is shareware and can do almost everything Excel does. It does not support Visual Basic, but it can run Excel 4 macros. 912KB Atlantis Nova … Continue reading

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Move over Heroes, here come Zeroes

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uTorrent Weighing in at a tiny 171K, uTorrent packs an incredible amount of functionality compared to Azureus which comes to 14.8Mb, and thats not even including the plugins and Java runtime. There is an add-on for Firefox that integrates uTorrent’s … Continue reading

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The Washington Post describes one technique that e-gold is using to reduce the likelihood of phishing. It involves displaying images reading “THIS IS A FRAUDULENT WEB SITE” when the image is linked to by any site not included in a … Continue reading

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Trying w.bloggar for the first time. Its a Windows application, there doesn’t appear to be a Mac or Linux version available. After installation, when you run it you enter the hostname, username and password information for adding posts to your … Continue reading

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Strange how Metacrawler is almost unheard of these days. Before Google, this used to be my favorite web search tool.

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Research your HYIP Search for your prospective HYIP on a couple of HYIP ratings sites to see how it is rated. http://goldpoll.com http://www.hyipmonitor.com http://www.BestHyipList.com http://www.mintmachine.com http://www.hyipinvestment.com/index.php http://www.hyipmax.com http://www.hyips.biz http://www.lotushyip.com http://www.thebesthyip.com http://www.gold-horizons.com Read through forums to see what other investors have … Continue reading

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When email limits the size of files you want to send to someone, try one of these file transfer websites. http://www.filesend.to 5 files, 100MB, 5 downloads, 3 days retention http://okurin.bitpark.co.jp/ 250MB, 10 downloads, 5 days retention www.filebank.co.jp 10 files, 100MB, … Continue reading

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My favorite method for executing SQL, be it saved queries or raw SQL, is the Execute method of the Database object. You can execute a statement with a single line, like this: CurrentDb.Execute “UPDATE titles SET price = price * … Continue reading

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During WinXP installation, if you try to access a network share at T-12 then you get a “Workstation is not running” error. Starting the workstation service manually with net start workstation reports the service is already running. The the issue … Continue reading

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