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  1. Two days later (2016-05-21), updated to 16.02: ...

    Two days later (2016-05-21), updated to 16.02:

    What's new after 7-Zip 16.01:
    The BUG in 16.00 - 16.01 was fixed:
    7-Zip mistakenly reported the warning
    "There are some data after the end of the...
  2. Microsoft includes a virtual printer, available...

    Microsoft includes a virtual printer, available to all applications in Windows 10 (not just Chrome). It's "Microsoft Print to PDF" and is readily available from the Print Setup screen where you...
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    FriscoJohn, sadly, I'm afraid you're right. If...

    FriscoJohn, sadly, I'm afraid you're right. If the bad guys were able to hack into Microsoft or Google, your data would become their data. Solutions like Boxcryptor defend against stealing and using...
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    Fred Langa wrote about this last year:...

    Fred Langa wrote about this last year: http://windowssecrets.com/langalist-plus/clarifying-onedrives-two-types-of-file-security/. In addition to laying out the issues clearly, he profiled the product...
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    I've learned this the hard way. In a nutshell,...

    I've learned this the hard way.

    In a nutshell, if you're getting a product for free, then YOU are the product; expect to be bought and sold. This goes double for phone apps.

    If anybody knows...
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    My wife has installed both Acrobat Reader (which...

    My wife has installed both Acrobat Reader (which she tries to keep current) and the full Acrobat product (but backlevel; v8, I think?). She has had recurring problems from the fistfights these two...
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    I use the Microsoft-supported sdelete command, by...

    I use the Microsoft-supported sdelete command, by SysInternals/Microsoft guru Mark Russinovich. Check it out at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb897443.aspx. Russinovich is someone...
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    Of course, complete and current backups should be...

    Of course, complete and current backups should be routine practice. Corollary to bbearren's rule: "Only two kinds of people: those who have lost data, and those who will." I would not wish on my...
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    I assumed that it was the 4 TB vs. 2x2 TB being...

    I assumed that it was the 4 TB vs. 2x2 TB being discussed and, to my knowledge, no civilian can afford a 2 TB SSD drive :)
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    All good points. The odds of a single failure is...

    All good points. The odds of a single failure is higher with two drives vs. one drive, assuming (!) the underlying drives are equally reliable. Twice as many moving parts, as it were. Unless the...
  11. I too was wondering why Fred chose to drive...

    I too was wondering why Fred chose to drive through the upgrade process instead of installing onto a freshly formatted (and tested) system disk. The teaser at the end of his Part 1 article -- "A...
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    Chat, don't talk

    I've spoken with my share of tech support reps from the subcontinent, and some of their accents are simply indecipherable. (I've worked with scores of software professionals from the same world, and...
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