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Do you like the new Start menu of Windows 11?

Whether you love it or hate it, Microsoft has redesigned the Start Menu again!

No worries: StartFinity brings the traditional Start Menu to Windows 11, Windows 10, and Windows 8.1 computers. You can use it together with the built-in Windows Start Menu. (Who knows, maybe one day it will grow on you?) Meanwhile, StartFinity gives you a quick access to all the familiar places and commands, including Programs, Control Panel, Apps, Documents, etc.

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How to protect a USB flash drive with a password?

USBCrypt encryption software

We all have them, they are compact and convenient, but wouldn’t it be great if it were possible to protect the USB flash drives with passwords? You know, in case you forget the flash drive somewhere, to prevent whoever finds it from getting the files? See how easy it is to encrypt encrypted external drives with USBCrypt software. Read more…

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How to password-protect folders?

Do you share your computer with others? Do you want to have your personal folders protected with passwords? Or, how about completely hiding a private folder and making it invisible to any Windows program? Learn how to set up a hidden folder or a password-protected folder with Folder Guard software and stop other users from discovering or opening your protected files and folders. Read more…

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Work with files like a Pro

Ever since Norton Commander for MS DOS was released back in 1986, millions of computer users agreed: the most productive way of working with files is to have two independent folders displayed side by side. Meet AB Commander, the file manager that continues the dual-panel tradition and is fully compatible with Windows 10, 8 and 7 (both 32-bit and x64). Read more…

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Why can’t I copy files over 4GB to my flash drive?

If your flash drive has plenty of free space, yet Windows gives you an error when you attempt to copy a large file over 4GB size to it, it means that the format of the drive is not suitable for keeping such large files. Learn how to solve this problem.

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How to restrict software downloads?

Folder Guard is not only for protecting folders with passwords! If you don’t want users of your network to download and run arbitrary programs they can find on the Internet, you can restrict their download abilities with Folder Guard, too. Here is how…

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Make it easier to return your lost encrypted drive

If you lose a flash drive encrypted with USBCrypt, your files will be safe: no one would be able to get them without knowing your password. However, wouldn’t it be nice to get the lost drive back anyway? Here are a few tips how to increase the chance of getting the lost drive back.

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Latest news:

ActiveExit updated to v.22.6
Icon Shepherd v.22.5 released
Folder Guard updated to v.22.5
Folder Guard v.22.3 released
Active Exit v.22.1 released
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Useful Windows utilities, security and encryption software