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1  DonationCoder.com Software / Find And Run Robot / Re: Caps Lock on: May 27, 2014, 10:01:21 AM
telephonics,

you could maybe check this one :

http://www.softpedia.com/...stem-Info/Caps-Lock.shtml

and there are many freeware and shareware offers here :

http://www.softpedia.com/...ick_only=0&detailed=0

Good luck.

2  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Website hacking - tools to help spot issues on: May 21, 2014, 05:39:09 AM
My version of cPanel allows cron jobs.

Though this doesn't answer your question about tools to help spot issues, have you thought about read-write permissions ? Surely you could do something with that to protect your folders - and when you need to update your site you adjust the permissions temporarily.

There is also the .htaccess file that you could use to restrict write access.

 cPanel version 11.42.1.16
3  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Advice needed about splitting or re-sizing a partition ... on: May 20, 2014, 06:16:25 AM
For those that may be interested MiniTools Partition Wizard professional version is free for a few days - go to chez Gizmo and follow the links and instructions.
4  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: 4 (Maybe more) Absolute top go-to programs on: May 13, 2014, 12:50:00 PM
^I ran into some stability issues with Claws under Windows when I tried it. But that was some time ago so I'm guessing it was either me - or they fixed it?

I don't know as I use Sylpheed    cheesy
5  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: 4 (Maybe more) Absolute top go-to programs on: May 12, 2014, 07:41:34 AM
Anyway, I've never found a good client option.  I hate Outlook.  i don't much like thunderbird. What else is there?  the other options seem to either be really old and unsupported or too new and overly simple.

If you're still looking for a client option have you looked at Sylpheed ?

It's been my major choice for a long time - there's also Claws of course which is a version/fork of Sylpheed.
6  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Advice needed about splitting or re-sizing a partition ... on: May 11, 2014, 01:41:02 PM
Thanks again for all the comments and advice.

I must put some minds to rest : this isn't my one and only PC, I have a desktop which is running fine, though reaching saturation point, but which was never partitioned. So when I got this laptop, nice and empty, running fast and smooth even though far from new (the E6400 is a real workhorse), I thought it might be a good idea to partition it before filling it up with all sorts of things.
However I don't have the installation CDs for it but if I had I wouldn't have hesitated in going ahead with the partitioning so that if things went wrong I could start again from scratch.

But I'm following your advice and will leave things well alone.

BTW MiniTools looks pretty good and it does offer to either Split or Resize-Shrink - thus my OP.

Thanks again.
7  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Advice needed about splitting or re-sizing a partition ... on: May 09, 2014, 01:25:49 PM
OK, thanks folks, I'll take that advice and leave things as such (while attempting to keep things clean and lean ...).
8  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Advice needed about splitting or re-sizing a partition ... on: May 09, 2014, 12:38:15 PM
I have just inherited a Dell E6400 laptop with a 80gb hdd, nothing much installed on the single C:/ partition, though there is some precious data there that I've backed up elsewhere.

I would like to create a second partition to store data - what is best : to split C:/ into two partitions, or re-size (i.e. reduce) C:/ so as to free unallocated space and create a new partition ?

I would be using MiniTools Partition Wizard or similar.

The whole thing is a bit nail-biting ... advice please.

Thanks.
9  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: 4 (Maybe more) Absolute top go-to programs on: May 01, 2014, 10:02:48 AM
Pale Moon (I'm a recent convert - though I'd like to customize the icon to be orange like FF so I can spot it easier)

Install Stratiform and you can change the colours.
10  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: good Videos [short films] here :) on: March 16, 2014, 07:17:26 AM
Just discovered this (and these) (though they may be known here) :

http://vimeo.com/87470811

Apart from the fascination, the technique is very interesting.
11  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: In search of ... assistance with a tenacious BHO ... on: January 06, 2014, 05:31:48 AM
There is this, but I know nothing about it !!!

BHO Remover
12  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Making a new page of "DonationCoder's Favorite Web Sites" - suggestions? on: January 02, 2014, 08:11:18 AM
Not sure if this site fits in here, but it contains some quite fascinating "knowledge" (despite the old-fashioned style) :

http://www.skytopia.com/

13  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL OF DONATIONCODER - 2014! on: January 01, 2014, 06:53:32 AM
Happy new year all and many thanks to mouser and all for this great place to be.
14  DonationCoder.com Software / Skwire Empire / Re: Release: sWeather (tray-based weather app) on: December 12, 2013, 05:43:24 AM
^ OK - thanks skwire for the very clear, interesting and instructive reply  Thmbsup
15  DonationCoder.com Software / Skwire Empire / Re: Release: sWeather (tray-based weather app) on: December 11, 2013, 05:57:39 AM
Hi skwire - just a small bug (that may have been reported already) :

if you enable the date/time etc in the titlebar, the time doesn't keep up with the system time until a refresh (either manual or weather data refresh).

No big deal.
16  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Private firms selling mass surveillance systems around world ... on: November 18, 2013, 12:14:27 PM
the Guardian
17  DonationCoder.com Software / Post New Requests Here / Re: IDEA: Always Visible Sidebar Notes on: November 12, 2013, 05:12:12 AM
There was mfNotePad which did this well but the dev seems to have disappeared, however you might be able to find it somewhere.
18  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Looking for a seventies music title... on: November 11, 2013, 08:47:23 AM
I think it might be a song performed by Jane Birkin and written by Serge Gainsbourg - but I can't remember the title !!!  cheesy
19  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Making a new page of "DonationCoder's Favorite Web Sites" - suggestions? on: November 10, 2013, 04:33:21 AM
http://www.processlibrary.com/en/

Very useful !

"ProcessLibrary is a free resource by Uniblue Systems Ltd. that provides information about processes and DLLs running or found on Windows PCs. It features an extensive and regularly updated database with over 195,000 entries and counting."
20  DonationCoder.com Software / Skwire Empire / Re: Release: sWeather (tray-based weather app) on: November 05, 2013, 12:33:25 PM
Hi, if I do an update check through sWeather I get a new version : v1.4.7 build 2 but there's nothing on the sWeather site about it - a minor update I suppose ?
21  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Making a new page of "DonationCoder's Favorite Web Sites" - suggestions? on: November 05, 2013, 11:05:30 AM
If you want to make something, build something - just about anything, then check

instructables
22  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: silly humor - post 'em here! [warning some NSFW and adult content] on: November 02, 2013, 11:50:28 AM
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If you find that funny ... ?

Personally I found that holocaust "joke" pretty offensive.

On a thread marked NSFW, I'm hesitant to remove it.

Still, when i see such posts, like the political posts, i just think ah, maybe that's one of the reasons we seem to have less and less new people joining our family here..

Maybe I'm being overly sensitive -- I'm just more and more feeling like we have to do something to improve this place, and seeing posts like this doesn't make me feel good.  Perhaps if I felt like we were a thriving community it would just be a tiny drop in the water.  But I feel like we are treading water and things like this start to feel like we loading up our own pockets with stones.

I should say that ArizonaHot has posted tons of interesting inoffensive posts, so I know know offense was meant by this one, and I don't mean to single any one out.  Like I said, in the whole scheme of things, this isn't a big deal -- it's just coming at a time when i'm spending a lot of time worrying about how to make this site a more welcoming site for new people..

Mouser - thanks for your comments and for being so frank about your sentiments. I feel exactly the same way. I have not been a prolific poster here and have never coded anything, but I've always enjoyed hanging out here and have used and still use many of the programs and coding snacks on DC (though I'm sorry to say that I've never donated as I live on a shoe-string ) - however when, fairly recently, things started going a bit weird here - about the time you decided to create the Basement board - and seeing that many coders no longer contributed to the site I almost closed my account with a strong feeling of disappointment.

May I make a radical suggestion : that this board (...NSFW...) becomes a child board of the Basement, and then you slap a "registered members only" permission on the Basement. In that way those that wish to talk about gun laws, police states and so on can happily do so amongst themselves, whereas all other visitors can concentrate on what DC is about ?

Thanks.
23  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: silly humor - post 'em here! [warning some NSFW and adult content] on: November 01, 2013, 01:12:38 PM

If you find that funny ... ?
24  DonationCoder.com Software / Screenshot Captor / Re: SSC Automatically Opens Folder with screenshot on: October 03, 2013, 12:52:48 PM
Mouser - spelling mistake :  Miscellaneous  not Miscelaneous
25  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Ballmer Stepping Down on: August 23, 2013, 10:23:15 AM
Shares in Microsoft jump 9% after the software giant announces that chief executive Steve Ballmer will retire within the next 12 months. (BBC)
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