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Predict hard disk failure with Acronis Drive Monitor

It is very hard to predict when a hard disk will fail, Acronis Drive Monitor is a free hard disk monitoring tool that will alert you before a hard disk crash. Acronis Drive Monitor will avoid data loss by monitoring the physical hard disk health using S.M.A.R.T. (Self-Monitoring, …

How to know if your website is blocked in China

The Chinese government has had the Golden Shield Project , 金盾工程 (aka Great Firewall of China) since 1998. Officially Chinese Internet filtering blocks access to websites containing: Anti-social opinions and activities (decided by China censors) Organizations and commentaries which are a threat to national security (Tibet, Taiwan, etc) …

Bypass Internet filters retrieving websites by email

Web2PDF is a free service to convert websites to PDF and it allows you to receive full websites in your email as a PDF files. It is being sold as a service for those with limited access to the Internet but it also works fantastic to bypass Internet …

How to change your browser user agent headers

Every time you visit a website with your Internet browser through the HTTP header exchange the server will  know what your browser brand you are using as well as your settings and what plugins you have installed, this data will be used in order to give you the …

How to delete Flash cookies? Flash cookies privacy

Local Shared Objects (LSO), commonly known as Flash cookies, are used by any website that contains Flash based animations or videos, the Flash Player uses a sandbox security model and the cookies it installs are not handled by your browser, this means that you can not delete them …