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[] Linux and WordPerfect/Word SIG by jackb May 06, 2009, 01:48:52 PM
The Board of Trustees have re-aligned the SIG schedule.  The WordPerfect/Word SIG will meet on the first Wednesday of the month, and the new Linux SIG will meet the third Wednesday of the month. The second Wednesday of the month the Linux group will meet with the WNYLUG group at their facilities.
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[] Acronis True Image free for Maxtor, Seagate users (From ozrom1e) by MrDonK! July 20, 2007, 06:34:49 AM
Acronis True Image free for Maxtor, Seagate users


"Acronis can be obtained free if you have a Maxtor or Seagate hard drive.”


The important thing to note, however, is that both utilities are based on an OEM version of Acronis's well-regarded True Image backup application. According to the Inquirer's report, both free utilities support the creation of disk images, partitions, the cloning and formatting of disks, and more.


Inquirer's report:


One of the best HDD utilities is free


Seagate provides Two free downloadable utilities at the following links:





I found this information in = Windows Secrets Newsletter • Issue 116 • 2007-07-19

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[] Antivirus Deals / Rebates by Mr.Victor May 20, 2015, 08:16:36 AM
Deeply discounted (or Free) Paid Versions of top rated Security Software after Rebate

AVG Rebates fro Fry's AVG

Kaspersky Rebates at Fry's KASPERSKY

McAfee Rebates at Fry's Mcafee

Trend Micro Rebates at Fry's TREND+MICRO

Find your favorite at Fry's asc&start=0&cat=-69102&from=0&to=24

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Newegg's discounted security software 4803

Norton Security (For 5 Devices) [Download or Key Card] $39-$59


Who has the best free security software Huh,2817,2388652,00.asp




ESET Online Scanner & Removal Tool


Kaspersky Removal Tool


Microsoft Malware Removal Tool

PANDA Cloud Antivirus
CNET Review

Free Anti-Virus Removal Tool from internet security experts at Sophos   :

Free Home Network Firewall by Sophos;

Free Anti-Virus for MAC PCs

Free Microsoft EMET - Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit :,1243.0.html

Free Online Scans - Identify Malware, Viruses, and other system vulnerabilities
Note: Many free scan programs do not remove threats and only identifies them. Thus, use this free Kaspersky Removal Tool

Bitdefender Online Scan

Cyscon Check & Secure System Security Test

GRC Shields UP Internet Security Vulnerability Test

Before you choose Antivirus/Internet Security Software, check ratings from top Expert sites :,1252.0.html

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[] Airbnb Security Tips by Mr.Victor May 14, 2015, 09:25:56 AM
Airbnb (Air Bed & Breakfast) is an online marketplace founded in 2008, featuring Vacation Rentals, Homes, Hotels, Apartments & Rooms for Rent. There are many caveats and risks with either selling or buying through these types of services, just as with other similar sites like Craigslist. These articles will help guide you through a safer journey online when using Airbnb either as a Guest or as a Host.

Find out more about the risks and Pros & Cons of Airbnb at these links;

Airbnb Rant Website:

Airbnb Reviews:
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[] $55 Lifetime Cloud Backup by Mr.Victor May 12, 2015, 11:20:27 AM
Here's a great deal via Neowin for "Dripbit" Lifetime online backup service (1-Terrabyte).  
It's only $55 and if you join their free email newsletter, you get $5 off, making it only $50 for life !

• Access & edit your files without re-downloading them from the cloud
• Keep your files private with military-grade AWS 256 encryption
• Up to 5 Computer backup accounts
• Enjoy super fast connections
• View & download your files from any web browser
• Use on the go w/ iOS, Android & Windows apps


• Windows   • Mac   • iOS   • Android


• Lifetime of “Just Right” Plan (1TB, 5 PC/Macs)

• Unthrottled bandwidth for 5 computers

• File versioning: 30 versions


• Length of access: lifetime

• Restrictions: for 5 computers only

Check Dripbit reviews here;

Order Info at this link;

Here's a brief Dripbit informational video link;

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[] $128 Windows 8.1 Mini PC by Mr.Victor April 21, 2015, 08:32:51 AM
Here's a very favorable review of the new $128 quad-core Windows 8.1 mini PC named the PiPO X7.

A Desktop Tablet version PiPO X8:

In the world of sub-miniature computing is the new $149 Windows 8.1 Intel Compute Stick (also see $110 Linux version);

Early this year HP announced their $180 Windows 8.1 Mini-PC called the "Stream-Mini" :

Among the Tablet market for Windows 8.1 there are several choices under $100 these days. Here's a look at HP's Stream-7 :

Review of HP Stream 7:

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[] Ransomeware-CoinVault by Mr.Victor April 16, 2015, 01:36:34 PM
Many are familiar with the "Cryptolocker" & "Cryptowall" ransomwares that held thousands of computers hostage for online ransom payments.

There is also another hostile ransomeware in town, and it's called " CoinVault ".  Coinvault let's you decrypt 1-file for free as a token gesture of faith.
The problem is the other hundred or thousand files remain encrypted until you pay the ransom ranging from $50 to into hundreds of dollars.

Kaspersky has an excellent "Free"  program that helps get your files back without paying ransom.

Here are articles on using Kaspersky's free Ransomware Removal Tool:,news-20780.html

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[] Best Free Antivirus by Mr.Victor April 15, 2015, 09:47:19 AM
PC Magazine rates the best of the Free Antivirus Software programs:,2817,2388652,00.asp

Go here to download links for Free Antivirus Software:,1274.msg1822

PC Magazine also performed an Antivirus App review and rating for Android devices.  Among the Free top performers were Avira, Antiy-AVL Bitdefender, Sophos, who all lead the pack of freebie security apps, with the following not far behind;  Avast, AVG, Comodo .,2817,2481349,00.asp
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[] Passwords Unmasked by Mr.Victor April 01, 2015, 01:46:18 PM
Here is a fascinating article that analyzed the password choices of 10 million people, from CEOs to scientists, to find out what we consider easy to remember and hard to guess :

Keyboard Password Patterns;  
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