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  1. Posts : 64
    Windows 7

    nice info mate...will come handy...thanks.
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  2. Posts : 1,011
    Windows 7 Ultimate x64 (Retail)

    On the one I recommended in the below quoted post, (TeraCopy), I should add that the latest beta version seems to work better in 7 and is quite stable and, in fact, working flawlessly for me. Shows more info by default while file copy/move is being carried out. Integrates with explorer seamlessly, i.e., uses explorer pre-existing context menu commands or the context menu commands added by the Ultimate Windows Tweaker v.2 (see below for more on that one).

    Still don't see TeraCopy (or the beta version) in the list on the first page. The latest beta version seems to work better, imo, in 7. Been using it for a while now with no issues.

    Also the Ultimate Windows Tweaker v.2 which I mentioned in an earlier post is fully compatible with 7 and, among other useful things, lets you easily add (and subsequently remove if you ever want) various things to the explorer right click context menu, such as "copy to folder" and "move to folder" and "take ownership." I find these to be incredibly useful. So don't understand why that one hasn't made it into the list on the front page. Seems to me would be a very worthy addition. . . but whatever.

    harpua said:
    Another great free program is TeraCopy. It integrates seamlessly with W. Explorer and takes over Explorer's transfer/copy function with a program that works better and provides more info as it's doing it. There is a paid pro version, but the free version has all the important features and is all anyone really needs. I rank this program in the same league as a program like hash tab in terms of utility and function.

    Copy your files faster with TeraCopy

    TeraCopy is a compact program designed to copy and move files at the maximum possible speed, providing the user a lot of features:

    • Copy files faster. TeraCopy uses dynamically adjusted buffers to reduce seek times. Asynchronous copy speeds up file transfer between two physical hard drives.
    • Pause and resume file transfers. Pause copy process at any time to free up system resources and continue with a single click.
    • Error recovery. In case of copy error, TeraCopy will try several times and in the worse case just skips the file, not terminating the entire transfer.
    • Interactive file list. TeraCopy shows failed file transfers and lets you fix the problem and recopy only problem files.
    • Shell integration. TeraCopy can completely replace Explorer copy and move functions, allowing you work with files as usual.
    • Full Unicode support.
    • Windows 7 x64 support.

    Download TeraCopy – Free for Home Users
    Last edited by harpua; 02 Aug 2009 at 22:02.
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  3. Posts : 4
    Windows 7 beta

    NetBeans IDE 6.5.1 + JDK

    just try it working super fine
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  4. Posts : 282
    Windows 7 7264x64(main), 7260x86(secendary), XP SP3 Triple Boot

    just tried the latest Samsung New PC Studio V 1.2.0 IG2 on Windows 7 x64, build 7264 works fine, it installed the driver for samsung E250 correctly ( not tested with other samsung models though) and it can sync the contacts and other files from your mobile to PC. initially Windows 7 Does not detect the E250 model unlike my nokia E51, even with windows update, but once this software installs with the built-in drivers, you just plug in the Mobile through the USB port and it will configure the drivers for it. Haven't tested this under bluetooth or x86 yet though. here is a screeny:
    FREE Great Programs for Windows 7-samsung.jpg
    EDIT: I forgot to say there is two versions available for download from samsung, one for vista and one for XP, the version I used was the vista version, and I installeded it with vista compatability mode ( just in case ).
    Last edited by akramh; 05 Aug 2009 at 00:51.
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  5. zay
    Posts : 507
    Windows 7 Ultimate

    Kool, thanks for the information.
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  6. Posts : 130
    Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit

    Password Safe V3.1 onwards works fine on Win 7 64-bit.
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  7. Posts : 4,663
    Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

    Am I alone in finding PSI Secunia a complete PITA?
    It's insatiable.
    It keeps teling me I've got insecure programs, mainly Adobe Reader and Firefox.
    When I click the "download solution" button I get a fresh install.
    After installing I now have another instance of insecure Adobe Reader.
    I now have five!
    All it seems to do is make me anxious about things to which there are no solutions.
    Any comments on this?

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    ultimate 64 sp1

    i can't help you with your PSI secunia - sorry i've not even heard of it

    but i can recommend a superior pdf viewer - foxit reader - it's free, and liter, faster and possibly more secure than adobe bloatware reader.
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  9. Posts : 4,663
    Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

    Thanks Mickey. I'll give Foxit a try
    Secunia is on the list in the first post but I think it just constantly finds Adobe products insecure (maybe they are).
    This is both in Vista x64 and W7.
    It has some uses. Some of the programs it identifies as insecure do respond to being updated or whatever. It also tells you about end of life programs.
    Generally though it makes you anxious cos it never seems to say " ok, you're secure"

    Cheers, John
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  10. Posts : 218
    Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit, Mac OS Snow Leopard 10.6

    Digsby IM Client
    "Manage all your existing IM, email, and social network accounts from one easy to use application."
    very handy application for those of us with multiple IM accounts, Facebook, Twitter And multiple Email address's.

    I have been using it since RC7100, currently works on 7260 very well.
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