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  1. Comparing Registry Cleaners

    by , 11-17-2010 at 03:43 PM
    There's been some recent discussion on the forum about Registry cleaners and it seems that many people consider them to be some kind of cure-all for slow machines or intermittent problems. Looking at the availability and marketing of such programs, it's easy to see why. A quick search found nearly 70 different offerings, including 25 or so free versions, though some of those offer free scans only. Curing the so-called 'problems' then costs money.

    There are many sites offering comparisons ...
  2. Flash Cookies

    by , 11-14-2010 at 04:31 AM
    Many thanks arraknid for your interesting article on stopping Flash Player cookies. I always wondered what this link
    was in Chrome's "Under The Bonnet" settings, now I know!

    Being largely a computer ignoramus, there is one thing I'm not sure about regarding the settings.sol file, I use
    CCleaner, if I leave the erase Flash Cookie box checked, when cleaning will this affect settings.sol file or should this
    box be unchecked?

    I ...
  3. How to stop Flash Player creating cookies on your computer

    by , 11-07-2010 at 09:34 AM
    Recently, there have been a number of posts and blogs here at Help2Go related to Flash cookies (or Local Shared Objects as they are more accurately described) and how to remove them from your computer. This stems from some degree of paranoia which abounds on the internet related to personal security and the ability to track your internet habits - more often than not based on a lack of understanding of how Flash works, a hatred of anything Adobe (!) or for commercial reasons.

    There ...

    Updated 11-07-2010 at 09:39 AM by arraknid