Free DVD Software – CopyToDVD

CopyToDVD is very user friendly. No more time wasted on fussy, complicated interfaces. CopyToDVD supports all CD and DVD formats (CD-R/RW, DVD-R/RW, DVD+R/RW, DVD-RAM, DVD+R DL, DVD-R DL). Registered users can contact the support team for assistance on problems or advices.

For developers, CopyToDVD DVD backup software can be integrated in any application. CopyToDVD is the unique way to add burning and save-to-media features.
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Firefox Add-ons – Flash Game Maximizer

A new Firefox extension aptly named Flash Game Maximizer is a must-have for any Flash game enthusiast. It does one thing, and does it well: letting you toggle between standard- and full-screen modes on any game–regardless of whether it has been coded with such an option.

Considering that Flash games are hosted all over the place, and rarely with a ubiquitous user interface, you’re likely to run into a good number of them that must be played in whatever space they’ve been given on a Web page. With Flash Game Maximizer, however, you don’t have to worry about this at all.
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Macintosh File Services for Windows Server 2008

This is quite a bad news that Microsoft dropped File Services for Macintosh from Windows Server 2008.

You’ll have to persevere with SAMBA or look at 3rd party alternatives such as..

ExtremeZ-IP is the only Windows-based server software today that actively supports all Mac OS versions from OS 9 to OS X 10.5 (Leopard) and Windows Server 2008.

ADmitMac v4, supporting both Intel and Power PC Macintosh computers, allows users running Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger or Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard to participate in Microsoft networks taking advantage of all the directory services provided by Active Directory, NT, and Apple’s Workgroup Manager.

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InstallShield 2008 Professional to allow install without admin privileges

They are usually installed under the context of another Administrative domain/local user. But there are several alternatives to that….

Command line tool for starting process in alternate security context. Basically this is a runas replacement. Also allows you to create job files and encode the id, password, and command line in a file so it can be used by normal users.

Sanur, Commandline Runas Automation Utility for Window 2000/XP/2003

PsExec v1.85
Utilities like Telnet and remote control programs like Symantec’s PC Anywhere let you execute programs on remote systems, but they can be a pain to set up and require that you install client software on the remote systems that you wish to access.

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There is a problem with this Windows Installer package Error

I just meet this error meessage from Windows XP SP2 when I try to uninstall expired Bit Defender Antivirus. It show

There is a problem with this Windows Installer package. A program required for this install to complete could not be run. Contact your support personnel or package vendor.

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The best antivirus software for 2009

What is the best antivirus software for 2009 and why? I saw the same question but it was several years old. has the answer changed?

I would go with the AVG 8.x (current) product. It will give you all of the protection you need for the AV/Anti-spyware side.

I have never been a fan of any software FW product. Use the native XP/Vista FW on your computers and add a small Linksys FW/Router (hardware) at your incoming internet connection.
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Microsoft Outlook 2003 – Auto Archive Read Receipts

Set up a rule to move them to a specified folder and mark as read.

1. First create the folder you want them to go to.

2. Then in outlook go to tools / Rules and Alerts.

3. Add a rule that moves all items that have “read” in the subject line to the folder you have created (you can also add an action to mark them as read)
Hope this helps