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  1. nzo - I checked my log today, and PowerDesk has...

    nzo - I checked my log today, and PowerDesk has not tried once to "phone home" since I first posted here, in answer to your first post, and started monitoring the behaviour of PowerDesk, on 17 March,...
  2. Are you quite sure about this? I use PowerDesk,...

    Are you quite sure about this? I use PowerDesk, version 9.0.1.10, as you use, and I value it as a file manager, just as you do.

    Curious about the "phone home" feature that you described, I...
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    Gene J - it's interesting that you use NVU, still...

    Gene J - it's interesting that you use NVU, still available though not developed further since September 2006. Kompozer is a derivative of NVU, though development of this has also slowed, with no...
  4. I am following this thread with interest. I...

    I am following this thread with interest.

    I see that gSyncit says that it syncs Outlook data (Calendar, Contacts, Notes, Tasks) with your Google account, from which your Android device then reads...
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    Dick-Y - I spent UKP 57.95 on four licences. I'm...

    Dick-Y - I spent UKP 57.95 on four licences. I'm not sure on the update yet, but these guys have to make their money somehow.

    Macrium was a vast improvement on my previous backup program. No...
  6. Rick Corbett - thanks for alerting me to the...

    Rick Corbett - thanks for alerting me to the malfeasant behaviour of FileHippo, which I use quite regularly. Their AppManager is the best that I have found for taking updates, but it seems to a...
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    To modify Google updater settings, I use Task...

    To modify Google updater settings, I use Task Scheduler (in the Windows admin tools), rather than WP. I find Google Chrome's repeated, hourly checking for new versions just a bit too obsessive - by...
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    You don't say which browser you are using,...

    You don't say which browser you are using, Internet Explorer or something else, such as Firefox.

    Firefox has an excellent extension (add-on) called "Copy As Plain Text" that will do exactly what...
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    Flash Player is not universally beloved -...

    Flash Player is not universally beloved - http://occupyflash.org/
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    Have you tried downloading the Flash Player...

    Have you tried downloading the Flash Player installer executable, just Flash Player - rather than what Adobe wants you to run, with all the related junk-ware, which is different? Do NOT go to "Adobe...
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    Kb3006137 - out-of-band update

    Coo-er - I just took KB3006137 out-of-band update, which turned out to change Windows default currency symbol in Lithuania to the euro .

    Now I KNOW why I do not leave Windows Update on "Install...
  12. If I may offer a word of caution, RAID comes in a...

    If I may offer a word of caution, RAID comes in a variety of different versions, related to the design of the motherboard to which your drives are attached.

    I had a motherboard failure, an old...
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    Jerry - thanks, yes, PCMag states it much more...

    Jerry - thanks, yes, PCMag states it much more elegantly and confidently than I can.
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    Virtualstore folder

    I have just discovered the "VirtualStore" folder! Running Windows 7 Pro 64

    A program that I use (SimSig, a rail signalling simulation, if you are curious) has been saving snapshots in this...
  15. You certainly are not forced to have a Microsoft...

    You certainly are not forced to have a Microsoft eMail account as your username. I use my Gmail account name without the least problem.
  16. I have found something that works for me. I have...

    I have found something that works for me. I have two laptops, one (larger - Win 7 64 Pro) that doesn't go far from the house, and a first-generation MS Surface (shortly to be replaced by a Surface...
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    Consider a trackball; you don't run out of real...

    Consider a trackball; you don't run out of real estate on your desktop or mousepad. My wife and I are irreconcilable on this!
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    I joined LinkedIn, to be able to look at other...

    I joined LinkedIn, to be able to look at other profiles, rather than to put my own out there, as I am retired and not actively seeking work.

    If you're not careful in your profile, you'll get...
  19. I had a similar issue - couldn't find what the...

    I had a similar issue - couldn't find what the program was - where something started addressing me in German. I found that the cause was a Deutsche Bahn rail timetable, and this app thought that...
  20. I have noticed that I have not had as many of...

    I have noticed that I have not had as many of these calls lately. I tend to deal with these people quite aggressively, so it could be that the word is getting around.

    Perhaps Microsoft really...
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    The said multinational publisher of magazines had...

    The said multinational publisher of magazines had the grace to admit - with commendable candour - that their "unsubscribe" procedures seemed all to have failed, simultaneously. The "unsubscribe"...
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    Disk image software is only any good if you can...

    Disk image software is only any good if you can restore your files from the image. Acronis came up short for me in this respect, though it could have been operator error.

    I have replaced it with...
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    A large multinational publisher of magazines in...

    A large multinational publisher of magazines in the UK has systematically ignored my repeated requests to unsubscribe, and continues to send a monthly eMail.

    I have written to them to say that, if...
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    I use Mail Chimp to send out an HTML newsletter...

    I use Mail Chimp to send out an HTML newsletter to ~570 people, but Mail Chimp sends singly to each of them, and I do not expose the eMail addresses of any of my members to any of the other 569...
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    An alternative route would be Mail Chimp, free to...

    An alternative route would be Mail Chimp, free to non-profits, which is what you sound to be.

    I use it four to six times a year, to a mailing list of about 570. They give very good feedback,...
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