Showing posts with label Windows. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Windows. Show all posts

Monday, May 18, 2009

Windows Defender Antispyware Definition Updates download

Windows Defender Antispyware Definition Updates.

Double-click mpas-fe.exe file to install the latest definition file.

Click here to download.

Avast! Virus Definitions download

Avast! Virus Definitions download.

Updates are released at least twice a week.

Click here to download.

Kaspersky Anti-Virus Personal and Lite virus definitions download

The latest virus definitions for Kaspersky Anti-Virus Personal and Lite.

Click here to download the cumulative update.

Click here to download the daily update.

BitDefender 9 Virus Definitions download

How to update BitDefender 9 Virus Definitions.

  1. Stop BitDefender Virus Shield and BitDefender Scan Server services.

  2. Extract the contents of the file into the Plugins folder i.e. C://Program Files/Common Files/Softwin/BitDefender Scan Server/Plugins/.
    You need to overwrite the existing files.

  3. Start the BitDefender Scan Server and BitDefender Virus Shield services.

Click here to download.

F-Secure Virus Definitions download

Latest virus definitions for F-Secure Anti-Virus 5 and F-Secure Anti-Virus 4.

Click here to download.

Saturday, May 16, 2009

Disable "Desktop Cleanup Wizard" in Windows XP

How to disable "Desktop Cleanup Wizard" in Windows XP.
  1. Right click on the desktop, and choose Properties.
  2. Click "Customize Desktop" button on the "Desktop" tab.
  3. Under the General tab, uncheck "Run Desktop Cleanup Wizard every 60 days" selection, in the "Desktop cleanup" section. Click OK.

Saturday, May 9, 2009

How to know what software to use to open a file

Do you know what software to use to open a .gbr file or .pps file?

If it is a problem for you, Desktop Tool, is what you need.

This software connects to online database of huge number of file extensions.

It will advice you on what software to use in order to open a file, by right clicking the file, and choose " - How do I open this?" Desktop Tool is compatible with 98, ME, 2000, XP and Vista.

Change the function of the power button

What can the power button does instead of to switch on the computer. By default, it will usually bring the computer to stand by mode.

However, you can actually change the function of the power button.

To change the function of the power button.
  1. Click on Start > Run. Type Powercfg.cpl. Click OK.

  2. Click on the Advance tab.

  3. In the Power buttons region, under "When I press the power button on my computer" option, click the drop down menu to choose the available functions. Usually, you will see Do nothing, Ask me what to do, Standby, Hibernate and Shut down.

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Ad-Aware manual update

Manually update the detection database with the latest definitions file of Ad-aware 2007/2008

  1. Download the latest Definitions File in a ZIP file.

  2. Close Ad-Aware.

  3. Unzip the contents of the file to the installation directory of Ad-Aware, which is usually C:documents and settingsAll Usersapplication dataLavasoftAd-Aware.

  4. Start Ad-Aware.

Sunday, April 26, 2009

Customize Firefox print margins, header and footer

To customize the margin, header or footer of Firefox print, click on File > Page Setup. Then click on the "Margins & Header/Footer" tab.

Choose "--blank--" to remove any item. To add your own text, choose "Custom". A box will pop up waiting for the you to add your own text.

Click on OK when you are done.

Firefox tab keyboard shortcut

Ctrl+T: opens a new tab
Ctrl+1: Switch to the first tab
Ctrl+2: Switch to the second tab
Ctrl+3: Switch to the third tab
Ctrl+4: Switch to the fourth tab
Ctrl+5: Switch to the fifth tab
Ctrl+6: Switch to the sixth tab
Ctrl+7: Switch to the seventh tab
Ctrl+8: Switch to the eighth tab
Ctrl+9: Switch to the LAST tab
Ctrl+=: Zoom in
Ctrl+-: Zoom out
Ctrl+0: Reset the zoom to normal

Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Avira Antivir Virus Definition File Update download

Update AVIRA Desktop for Windows with latest virus definitions and scan engine.

To update Avira:

  1. Download the latest virus definition file (IVDF) on a PC with internet access.

  2. Start AntiVir Personal Edition Classic / Premium.

  3. Click on Update and select Manual Update.

  4. Select the downloaded IVDF file.

  5. Your AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic / Premium is now up to date.

Click here to download the IVDF file.

Friday, April 3, 2009

Batch shrink multiple images by drag and drop with Shrink O'Matic

Shrink O'Matic is a freeware Adobe AIR application for resizing images of JPGs, GIFs and PNGs types. It has a simple gui and very easy to use. However, you need to have Adobe AIR installed to run.

Click here to install.

Friday, March 27, 2009

QuickTime 7.6 offline installer

QuickTime is a free multimedia player from Apple, to view most types of video files including QuickTime format (MOV, QT).

Click here to download.

Flash Player Complete Standalone Installer

Standalone Flash plug-in installer version for browsers on Windows.

Flash Player for non-IE browsers like Firefox, Opera and Safari.

Flash Player for Internet Explorer.

Download and run the Adobe Flash Player Uninstaller to remove all versions of Adobe Flash Player from all browsers on your machine.

Last updated on Mar 17, 2015.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

DirectX 9.0c Redistributable 9.26.1590 (March 2009)

The Microsoft DirectX End-User Runtime is the core Windows technology that drives high-speed multimedia and games on the PC.

System Requirements

Supported Operating Systems: Windows 2000; Windows 2000 Advanced Server; Windows 2000 Professional Edition ; Windows 2000 Server; Windows 2000 Service Pack 2; Windows 2000 Service Pack 3; Windows 2000 Service Pack 4; Windows ME; Windows Server 2003; Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1; Windows Server 2003, Datacenter x64 Edition; Windows Server 2003, Enterprise x64 Edition; Windows Server 2003, Standard x64 Edition; Windows Small Business Server 2003 ; Windows XP; Windows XP 64-bit; Windows XP Embedded; Windows XP Embedded Service Pack 1; Windows XP Embedded Service Pack 2 ; Windows XP Home Edition ; Windows XP Home Edition N; Windows XP Media Center Edition; Windows XP Professional Edition ; Windows XP Professional N; Windows XP Service Pack 1; Windows XP Service Pack 2; Windows XP Starter Edition; Windows XP Tablet PC Edition

Click here to download.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Yahoo! Messenger 9.0 offline installer

Call and talk over the Internet for free with Yahoo! Messenger. You can also leave a voicemail!

Click here to download.

Adobe Shockwave Player offline installer

Shockwave Player is the web standard for powerful multimedia playback. The Shockwave Player allows you to view interactive web content like games, business presentations, entertainment, and advertisements from your web browser.

Click here to download Shockwave Player version

Last updated on August 14, 2012.