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I'm always leery of lifetime deals.  Who knows how long they'll be in business or get bought-out and change the terms of existing user contracts.

Found Deals and Discounts / Re: Disktrix UltimateDefrag v. 5
« on: June 20, 2019, 09:08 AM »
Columns with cliches like, "At the end of the day" aren't credible.

Living Room / Re: Android shortcuts
« on: April 10, 2019, 12:18 PM »
Shortcut Creator ( enabled me to create shortcuts to Notification Access, Bluetooth, and Accessibility settings with ease. Allowed external gallery icon although not all galleries found. Small Shortcut Creator icon automatically created in the right bottom corner of any shortcut icon in Oreo (8.1) is annoying. Too bad it can't be eliminated. Still very handy overall and the most versatile shortcut creation app I've found. Try it.

Rather enjoyed the drama of this thread.  Felt pity for the OP as I've also made the mistake of installing unwanted software in a wrapper due to haste in installation.

Found Deals and Discounts / Re: Black Friday / Cyber Monday 2018
« on: November 24, 2018, 01:33 PM »
SyncBackPro and SyncBackSE 25% off through Monday, Nov 26: https://www.2brights...m/store/cybermonday/

    I've used SyncBackPro for a long time and like it a lot, but I think other backup utilities might be easier to use (and less flexible maybe).

I use SyncBackFree to backup data in programs whose own backup utilities either aren't good enough or no longer function. Just hope they don't discontinue it.  Their other offerings always seemed overpriced.  Appreciate the heads-up anyway, though.

Found Deals and Discounts / Re: Mailwasher Pro 40% off this week
« on: November 21, 2018, 10:12 AM »
Black Friday sale:  1, 2 & 3 year license - 60% OFF; Lifetime license - 40% OFF.

Found Deals and Discounts / Re: FileMenu Tools is free for 2 days
« on: September 17, 2018, 11:13 AM »
Can confirm... worked for me too.  I didn't even install the portable- just extracted it and had to move a few folders.
Extracted as you wrote rather than installed, is what I meant. What folders did you move?

Found Deals and Discounts / Re: FileMenu Tools is free for 2 days
« on: September 16, 2018, 11:08 AM »
Installed the freeware-portable version on a thumb drive, inserted the SharewareOnSale exclusive license key and it appears anyway to be a fully-licensed version with no limitations.  Apr 14, 2017 review scared me enough to not install on my hard drive.  Seems like the best of both worlds.

Found Deals and Discounts / Re: FileMenu Tools is free for 2 days
« on: September 15, 2018, 12:03 PM »
Listed as freeware here.

General Software Discussion / Re: Download manager
« on: August 23, 2018, 11:40 AM »
jdownloader aint a must-have, but its best app of that kind. It supports so many great features that you elsewhere miss.
Installation is a bit strange, but when done and it runs you will start to love it as i do.

Thanks for the suggestion.  Installed and found it consumed 208 MB disk space which seems rather large. Am trying Free Download Manager Lite mainly because of its smaller footprint.

Found Deals and Discounts / Re: Mailwasher Pro 40% off this week
« on: June 12, 2018, 09:34 AM »
Just received this today (6/12) and it says for the next five days (6/17?), the 51% off sale is back on.

Sumo Pro 5.6.5 available here, today only from Giveaway of the day.  Codes also enable portable version.

Mailwasher Pro discount has been upped to 51% through May 2018.
Have never seen a larger discount.  From the price list, buying a 3-year license rather than a lifetime makes no sense.

Found Deals and Discounts / Re: Mailwasher Pro 40% off this week
« on: April 28, 2018, 11:18 AM »
There really is no good alternative to this program that I've found anyway.  Problem is, it's not exactly cheap. Have used Poptray and then PoptrayU for a while now but the latter has bugs and isn't supported (probably because it's free).  Mailwasher Pro was on Giveawayoftheday a couple of times but not lately.

Available again at giveawayoftheday.

Found Deals and Discounts / WinX DVD Ripper V8.8.0 Easter giveaway
« on: March 30, 2018, 12:34 PM »
Article here.

2018 Easter super offer here.

DVDs are on the way out but still nice to update installed ripping software.

Conspiracy theorist point taken since according to this article, the U.S. government's warning is more about politicking and protectionism than with communications security.  Hasn't stopped me at least from buying a Motorola phone.  All the same, I'm still also avoiding any Kaspersky products.  Want to avoid all of the "I told you so's."

Didn't mean to hijack your thread.


And it comes even better: Win a brand-new Huawei P10 Lite smartphone! Together with Digiarty Software, we are giving away a brand-new Huawei P10 Lite smartphone.

Says here that the heads of FBI, CIA, and NSA recommend not using use Huawei phones.

This is nice, however my main concern is will this slow down the system?

Not in my wheelhouse so maybe someone more knowledgeable can answer this.

Thanks, man.  For those interested, found the free license key worked with the Giveaway installer version but not with the normal SUMo Lite setup version.

WinX DVD Ripper Full License Giveaway | Latest V8.7.0

Many people have spent years building up media library, buying rare films, classics, much-loved series and favorite blockbusters, not all of which will be available to stream. If you are one of those who don’t want to throw the precious DVDs away and are looking for a way to protect the collections, free download WinX DVD Ripper (time-limited giveaway) 

General Software Discussion / Re: Download manager
« on: November 06, 2017, 06:21 PM »
Recently have been using Free Download Manager with good results.  Thing is, the most recent version, 5.x, is complained about as bloatware with decreased functionality.  Advice which I took was to install the last good version, 3.9.7 build 1627 available at Filehippo.  Integrates as seamlessly with FF plugin Flashgot as NetXfer did.

DownloadThemAll! worked great but this works a little better.

Found Deals and Discounts / Wonderfox giveaway through Nov. 5
« on: October 30, 2017, 11:54 AM »
Via Consumerworld:  Free Windows Software - Get up to nine different Windows software packages (not trial versions) for free until November 5th. Choices include a DVD ripper, a password storage program (used by MrConsumer!), a PDF editing program, and more.

The name alone is reason enough to try it.

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