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Repair Corrupt Word, Excel and PowerPoint Files [How To]

Posted by Sudesh On April - 30 - 2013

office2007Receiving a file after a long wait, only to find it’s corrupt can be very frustrating. A corrupt file is a file which has been altered during the transfer in such a way that it can no longer be opened by a supporting program. This is a very common case with Microsoft Office files. If you try to open these corrupt files in Microsoft Office, it refuses to open them and shows information about the corrupt and damaged files. Perhaps this is why Microsoft has decided to add an option to repair or fix the corrupted office files. This way you can salvage whatever data is still remaining in the damaged files and rebuild it into a new file.

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Find File Type of Files with No Extension [How To]

Posted by Sudesh On April - 27 - 2013

TrIDNET

Unlike Mac or Linux, the file extension is very important  in Windows. The extension of a file indicates the content type and which program should be used to open that file. But sometimes we stumble upon files without any extension and we don’t know what to do with them. If you try to double-click on a file without any extension, Windows would just throw up an error that ‘No program is associated with this file type‘. But using an open-source program called TrID we can find out the file types of such files and then look for a program that can open it. TrID scans the files based on signatures and can successfully predict the file types based on the data contained inside a file without having to depend on the file extension. Read the rest of this entry »

webr00t

Posted by Sudesh On April - 26 - 2013

StickyPasswordUnfortunately, many Internet users do not understand the necessity of using different, strong passwords for each site. A strong password should be at least ten characters long and should not use any dictionary word. But using so many different strong passwords for each site brings forth another problem – how do you memorize all of them? Fortunately, a free software StickyPassword presents an easy solution. Sticky Password is a centralized password manager, password generator and automatic form filler for all the popular web browsers. It can generate very strong passwords, store the login credentials of different websites in one place and share them with all the web browsers.
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Create your own Apps and Games with Stencyl

Posted by Harry On January - 4 - 2013
Windows Guides’ Rating
1 Star1 Star1 Star1 StarHalf Star
4.5 out of 5
Compatible with
Windows 8Windows 7Windows VistaWindows XP
System
ARM 64-bit 32-bit

PROS: The interface is easy to use and unified across platforms.

CONS: No Android & HTML5 support at the moment (will be available soon with version 3.0 though)

VERDICT: A great program which is brilliant for any developer. Highly recommended!

PRICE: Free (free) / $79 (Pro yearly) / $149 (iOS Pro yearly) / $199 (Studio yearly)

VERSION REVIEWED: 2.1.0

DOWNLOAD: Stencyl

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Create Your Own Setup Programs with Advanced Installer

Posted by Harry On January - 3 - 2013
Windows Guides’ Rating Compatible with System
1 Star1 Star1 Star1 StarHalf Star
4.5 out of 5
Windows 8Windows 7Windows VistaWindows XP ARM 64-bit 32-bit
Advanced Installer Screenshot

PROS: It’s extremely straightforward and properties are categorised. Caphyon’s technical support team is also responsive and very helpful. Free version available.

CONS: Paid versions are quite expensive (although it is justifiable if you design programs for a living!)

VERDICT: Easy to use yet loads of functionality available.

PRICE / EDITION: FREE (Free) / $299 (Professional) / $399 (Java) / $999 (Enterprise) / $2999 (Architect)

A 30-day trial for each edition is available.

VERSION REVIEWED: Professional 9.8

DOWNLOAD: Advanced Installer

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