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Can you run it? – Computer Games


If you are someone who plays computer games, it can be annoying when your computer just doesn’t meet the specification needed to be able to play the game.

With this website you can select a computer game from the list, the site will then check the specification of your pc and will show if you meet the minimum or recommended specification for the game.

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January 15, 2009 Posted by | General Software | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Blackberry Device Simulator

Available free from the Blackberry Website are Blackberry Device Simulators. These allow you to create a virtual blackberry on your pc. Very handy if you want to try out or test some applications.

You can also restore Blackberry IPD files back onto these, which will alow you to view contacts etc. Very Useful

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October 28, 2008 Posted by | Blackberry | , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Remove multiple Applications – Glary utilities

Sometimes it can be annoying when you want to remove several applications from your machine and to have to to each one one at a time via the control panel can be a real pain. I have recently come across a utility called Glary Utilities which allows you to remove multiple applications at once but also includes lots of other features

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October 27, 2008 Posted by | Utilities | , , , , , | Leave a comment

PC Decrapifier 2.0 now available

I first mentioned PC Decrapifier here

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Here’s a quick summary

When you buy a new pc it is normally loaded with lots of trial software and bloatware that you don’t actually need and can slow the pc down.

This utility will allow you to select what trial sofware and bloatware you would like to remove from your pc and it does it all for you

You can now get version 2.0 here

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September 24, 2008 Posted by | Utilities | , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Upgrade the firmware on your Blackberry

The latest firmware for the non Blackberry Bold users, for example people (like me) using a Curve or a Pearl is 4.5. You may want to upgrade to this to allow you to use the cut down version of Documents to Go.

Here is the link to the Blackberry site where you can find the link to get your software

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For some reason they don’t include O2 (UK) on the list so here it is

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If you are aware of any other not included on the list please add them in the comments, thanks.

September 23, 2008 Posted by | Blackberry | , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Microsoft Software cheaper for Students and parents £/€/$

Microsoft has a scheme running where Students and their parents/guardians can get software cheaper than normal retail price.

The Scheme operates through a site called Software4Students.

For example you can get Microsoft Office Professional Plus, which includes

  • Microsoft Word
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  • Microsoft Excel
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  • Microsoft Powerpoint
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  • Microsoft Outlook
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  • Microsoft Publisher
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  • Microsoft Access
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  • Microsoft Infopath
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  • Microsoft Communicator
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All for £45.95 whereas if you bought Microsoft Office Professional from the high street it would cost you £349.99 and would only offer you

  • Microsoft Office Access 2007
  • Microsoft Office Excel 2007
  • Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 with Business Contact Manager
  • Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007
  • Microsoft Office Publisher 2007
  • Microsoft Office Word 2007

So as a student you can get more and save £304.04

The site offers Microsoft software for students for both PC and Apple Mac.

For customer feedback click below

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To get to the main Software4Students website click the link below

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June 5, 2008 Posted by | Software Offers | , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Lansweeper – Find out the hardware & software used on your network


Lansweeper is a great free utility that you run on your network.

It list’s the hardware and software in use on the pc’s.

Click the link below to see a demo online

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You can find the main Lansweeper site here

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May 18, 2008 Posted by | Network Utilities | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Office that runs from a USB Stick

This is a great little office program that runs from your USB key and offers all the following features

  • Database Creation – with CSVed
  • Data Encryption – with DScrypt
  • Email Client Software – with NPopUK
  • File Compression – with 100 Zipper
  • File Sharing – with HFS
  • File Transfer – with FTP Wanderer
  • Flowchart Creation – with EVE Vector Editor
  • MSN Messenger Client – with PixaMSN
  • Tree-Style Outliner Software – with Mempad
  • PDF Creation – with PDF Producer
  • Password Recovery – with XPass
  • Secure Deletion – with DSdel
  • Spreadsheet Creation – with Spread32
  • Text Editing – with TedNotepad
  • Word Processing – with Kpad
  • Program Launching – with Qsel

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April 9, 2008 Posted by | USB & U3 Apps | , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Online Scanner for portable device usage on your pc or network

Handy on-line utility to shows what portable devices have been connected or are connected to your pc or pc’s on your network

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March 4, 2008 Posted by | Network Utilities, PC Information | , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

PC Decrapifier

When you buy a new pc it is normally loaded with lots of trial software and bloatware that you don’t actually need and can slow the pc down. This utility will allow you to select what trial sofware and bloatware you would like to remove from your pc and it does it all for you

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March 4, 2008 Posted by | Utilities | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment