VideoCleaner is an open source video enhancement tool for forensic purposes

New toys to play with… I can use this for some things hehehehe

VideoCleaner is a forensic video enhancement application that is used by law enformencement agencies and forensic experts.

Technically it is not an application on its own, but a script executed in a different software, but for the sake of understanding what it does, let’s call it a program. Continue reading

7 Free Bootable Antivirus Disks to Clean Malware From Your PC

One of my best kept secrets when I used to clean up folks PCs… still dunno how much I trust Kapersky and their ties to the Russian government

Your antivirus or antimalware suite keeps your system clean. At least, it does most of the time. Security programs are better than ever, but some malware still squeezes through the gaps. There is also the other common issue: the human touch. Where there is a human, there is a chance for malware to slip through. Continue reading

Jellyfin is an open source alternative for Plex, and here’s how to setup a server on Windows

I may check this out myself because Emby & Plex were OK but I like options…

When you install a media server program on your computer, it becomes your host server. You can connect to it from your phone and stream the media that’s stored on your computer’s hard drive. Think of it like YouTube or Spotify, but your computer is the server and the content that is available is based on the media files on the computer. Continue reading

RollBack Rx is a free Windows Time Machine software that’s better than System Restore

Seems like Time Machine for Windows….

If you have used Windows System Restore, you may know that it isn’t always reliable. To make matters worse, it may not even be enabled on some machines by default.

RollBack Rx is a free to use Windows Time Machine software which is in many regards better in my opinion. The program is compatible with all 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows from Windows XP on including Windows 10. Continue reading

Malwarebytes releases AdwCleaner 7.4 featuring preinstalled software cleaning

For all the folks that buy pre-built PCs with bundled crap software lol

Malwarebytes, maker of the security solution of the same name, released a new version of the company’s AdwCleaner program this week. AdwCleaner is a standalone free program designed to detect and remove adware and other unwanted software programs from Windows machines. Continue reading

5 Bootable Windows PE-Based Recovery Discs That’ll Save Your System

I’ve been using PE disks since god knows when and Hiren has been my go to of late but it’s some interesting Win10 based options here…

Every Windows user should have access to at least one Windows system rescue disc. A Windows system rescue disc is a bootable recovery environment. The recovery environment usually has a bunch of handy tools you can use to fix Windows, or at least diagnose the issue.

Lots of Windows rescue discs use a Linux environment. But there are also recovery discs that use the Windows Preinstallation Environment (PE) instead. A Windows PE rescue disc has a familiar working environment, excellent hardware support, and the software you need to fix your system Continue reading

Watch Out! Microsoft Spotted Spike in Astaroth Fileless Malware Attacks

Don’t click questionable links…. hell just get a Chromebook lol

Security researchers at Microsoft have released details of a new widespread campaign distributing an infamous piece of fileless malware that was primarily being found targeting European and Brazilian users earlier this year.
Dubbed Astaroth, the malware trojan has been making the rounds since at least 2017 and designed to steal users’ sensitive information like their credentials, keystrokes, and other data, without dropping any executable file on the disk or installing any software on the victim’s machine. Continue reading

6 Windows Apps That Automatically Organize Files for You

Might be time to replace Belvedere…. some nice options here…. I’ve used DropIt before and it’s pretty cool and portable.

The only way to overcome information overload is to put everything in its place on arrival. But you don’t want to spend all your time organizing files on Windows 10. Why not take a smart and lazy approach! After all, the better organized your files, the faster you can retrieve what you need from them. Continue reading

Please, for the Love of God, Make Sure You Delete Things Properly

Good info here….

Your personal data—be it financial spreadsheets or web searches—is not something you want to be leaving behind for other people to find, and totally wiping your activity off devices or the web takes a few more steps than you might have realized. Don’t worry though, as we’re going to walk you through the process. Continue reading