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News + Updates
File Manager (FM) Customized File Manager (FM), FM Add-ons + FM Support Files for all Windows NTx OSes2016-07-20
10_BLOCK MDGx 10_BLOCK Tools stop forced Win10 upgrade + block spyware see ReadMe Guide 1st2016-12-28
exFAT Use exFAT everywhere...2016-03-03
MDGx Photos Nature Photography Collectionfrequently
                                    MDGx Photos  2017 Photos: United States of America
Sandia United States of America Album  Sunset panoramas from Sandia Crest2017-03-07
Birds United States of America Album  Birds... birds... everywhere...2017-03-01
Birds United States of America Album  Birds warming up in the morning sun2017-01-27
                                    MDGx Photos  2016 Photos: Romania United States of America
AIBF United States of America Album  Balloon landing...2016-12-18
Canyon United States of America Album  Grand Canyon National Park + Barringer Meteor Crater2016-11-28
Carrier United States of America Album  Meet, greet & discuss with Richard Carrier2016-11-21
Bosque United States of America Album  Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge2016-11-15
Bandelier United States of America Album  Bandelier National Monument, Valles Caldera, Soda Dam Hot Springs2016-10-18
AIBF United States of America Album  Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta (AIBF) 20162016-10-02
Kasha-Katuwe United States of America Album  Tent Rocks + Cochiti Lake2016-09-27
Curtea Veche Romania Album  Stavropoleos church, Manuc's Inn, Curtea Veche2016-08-16
Herastrau Romania Album  Herastrau Park + Lake2016-08-15
Doftana Romania Album  Doftana Valley + Paltinu Lake2016-08-13
Herastrau Romania Album  Herastrau Park + Lake2016-08-06
Brasov Romania Album  Brasov + Poiana Brasov2016-08-04
BIAS Romania Album  Bucharest International Air Show (BIAS) 20162016-07-30
Stormy United States of America Album  Storm among the clouds...2016-07-25
MRO United States of America Album  Magdalena Ridge Observatory (MRO) night sky + Water Canyon2016-07-06
VLA United States of America Album  Very Large Array (VLA) + Water Canyon night sky2016-06-28
Krauss United States of America Album  Lawrence Krauss: “Gravitational Waves: A Journey to the Beginning of Time”2016-06-25
Moon United States of America Album  The moon at 8 am2016-01-29
                                    MDGx Photos  2015 Photos: Romania United States of America
Moon United States of America Album  Super moon, blood moon, lunar eclipse2015-09-27
Bran Romania Album  Bran Castle a.k.a. “Dracula's Castle”2015-09-20
Rasnoavei Romania Album  Rasnoavei Keys2015-09-20
Buzau Romania Album  Life in the countryside2015-09-19
Muddy Romania Album  Mud Volcanoes2015-09-19
Breakfast Romania Album  Breakfast of Champions: Live Long & Prosper \/2015-09-16
Cave Romania Album  Valley Fortress Cave2015-09-13
Rasnov Romania Album  Rasnov Citadel2015-09-13
Cantacuzino Romania Album  Cantacuzino Castle2015-09-13
Dali Romania Album  Salvador Dali: “Welcome into my brain”2015-09-13
Dino Romania Album  Dino Park2015-09-13
Birds Romania Album  Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head...2015-09-11
Bucegi Romania Album  Ialomita Valley + Bucegi Mountains2015-09-05
Balloon United States of America Album  Crystal clear... skies2015-05-10
Equinox United States of America Album  Study in pink, a.k.a. Vernal Equinox2015-04-15
                                    MDGx Photos  2014 Photos: Greece Romania United States of America
Moon United States of America Album  The moon over New Mexico2014-10-10
AIBF United States of America Album  Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta (AIBF) 20142014-10-04
Fair Romania Album  Rural Fest Euro Fair 20142014-09-14
Antipa Romania Album  Grigore Antipa Museum of Natural History2014-09-13
Herastrau Romania Album  Herastrau Park + Lake2014-09-13
Hard Rock Romania Album  Hard Rock Cafe2014-09-13
Nera Romania Album  Nera-Beusnita Keys2014-09-07
Vuia Romania Album  Traian Vuia Museum2014-09-07
Fagaras Romania Album  Vidraru Lake, Transfagarasan, Balea2014-09-06
Greece Greece Album  Greece in a week2014-08-28
Downtown Romania Album  Downtown Bucharest2014-08-20
Stratosphere United States of America Album  "Perpetual" sunset above the clouds2014-08-17
Blanca United States of America Album  Camel Rock, Plaza Blanca, Ghost Ranch2014-08-12
Neri United States of America Album  San Felipe de Neri church2014-08-09
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Sci-Fi, Science + Space Sci-Fi, Science, Astronomy + Space Exploration2017-02-15
Electronics Gear: PC, Laptop, Audio + Photography2017-03-20
BDs + DVDs Blu-ray Discs (BDs) + DVDs Collection2017-01-30
Photos Photosfrequently
Places 2 Visit Places 2 Visitoften
Free(ware) Software
Firefox Mozilla: Firefox stable, ßeta, αlpha 2 + αlpha 1 test Web Browsers 32-bit + 64-bit2017-01-27
Chromium Google: Chrom(ium) stable, ßeta, Developer + Canary test Web Browsers 32-bit + 64-bit2017-01-27
K-Lite Codec Guide: K-Lite Codec Pack Mega (+ MPC-HC) 32-bit + 64-bit2017-01-25
JpegView DKleiner: JpegView 32-bit + 64-bit2016-04-04
fooBar2000 Peter: fooBar2000 32-bit2016-10-22
7-Zip Igor: 7-Zip 32-bit + 64-bit2016-10-04
Standards + Security
IPv6 IPv6: Are you ready for IPv6?
Web Browser WWW: Are you using a modern web browser? HTML5, WebGL, CSS 3D
Anti-Virus Threat Awareness: Virus Alerts + FREEware Anti-Virus Tools2017-01-05
Anti-Spyware Protect Your Computer: FREEware Firewalls + Anti-Spyware2016-03-15
Internet Security Know Your Foe: Internet Security + Traffic Resources2016-09-05
ßUG Watch Watch Your Back: ßUG Watch2016-06-01
Tricks + Secrets Files
W95-11D © Windows 9x/NT4/2000/ME/XP/2003 + DOS 7.xx/8.00: W95-11D.EXE or W95-11D.ZIP2016-09-21
W31-11D © Windows/WfWG 3.1x + DOS 6.xx: W31-11D.ZIP2016-09-06
Tricks + Secrets Updates
Chromium Google Chrome Easter Eggs2011-06-28
98SE2ME 98SE2ME: Killer Replacements: ME 98 SE2013-01-06
Registry 95/98/ME/IE5/IE6 Advanced Options Galore2007-04-12
Registry 9x/NTx/IE System Restrictions (Registry policies)1998-10-27
Registry Registry Inconsistencies, Curiosities + Oddities2006-07-03
HOSTS HOSTS Files, Guides + Tools (work in progress... ;))2009-11-13
Windows XP XP SP3 Guide2008-07-01
Windows XP XP/2003 Firewall Guide2004-08-16
OLDer Updates
 Uwe: DOS 5/6/7/8 + Windows 3.1x/95/98/ME UMBPCI.SYS 3.872016-10-18
 Microsoft: .NET Framework 4.6.12015-11-06
 Oracle (Sun): Java 8.0 (1.8.0) Update 92 (8u92)2016-04-18
 Microsoft: .NET Framework 4.5.22014-05-06
 Microsoft: Internet Explorer 11.0 Web Browser2013-11-09
 Microsoft: .NET Framework 4.5.12013-10-15
 Microsoft: Internet Explorer 10.0 Web Browser2013-02-25
 Microsoft: .NET Framework 4.52012-10-09
 Microsoft: Internet Explorer Root Certificates Update (RCU)2014-06-06
 Microsoft + Unofficial: Internet Explorer (IE) 5/6/7/8/9 Cumulative Fix2012-02-14
 Microsoft + Unofficial: Time Zone DST Cumulative Updates December 20112012-01-09
 Microsoft: .NET Framework 4.0.2 Update2011-10-24
 Microsoft: Internet Explorer 9.0 Web Browser2011-03-14
 Microsoft + Unofficial: Rich Text (RTF) Edit Fixes2010-12-01
 Microsoft + Unofficial: Scripting Engines (MSE) 5.72010-09-30
 Microsoft + Unofficial: Internet Explorer 5/6/7/8/9 ActiveX Kill Bits (AKB) Fix2010-07-23
 Microsoft: 2000/XP/2003/Vista/2008/7 DirectX Redist2010-06-07
 Microsoft + Unofficial: Scripting Engines (MSE) 5.62010-04-23
 Microsoft: .NET Framework 4.02010-04-12
 XQ|DC: X-Setup Pro 9.2.1002009-06-02
 Microsoft + Unofficial: XML 3/4/6 Fixes2009-03-19
 Microsoft + Unofficial: HTML Help 1.412009-01-31
 Microsoft: .NET Framework 2.0 SP22009-01-17
 Microsoft: .NET Framework 3.5 SP12009-01-05
 Microsoft + Unofficial: Internet Explorer 5/6/7 VML VGX.DLL Fix2008-09-23
 Microsoft + Unofficial: Outlook Express (OE) 5/6 + Vista/2008 Mail Cumulative Fix2008-09-23
 Microsoft: XP SP3 + Fixes2008-07-01
 Microsoft: XP/2003/Vista/2008 MSI 4.52008-05-21
 Microsoft + Unofficial: OLE Updates2008-03-31
 Microsoft + Unofficial: Internet Explorer 4/5/6/7 TriEdit + DHTML Edit Fixes2007-09-26
 Microsoft + Unofficial: 98/2000/ME/XP WMP 9.02007-09-03
 Microsoft: XP 64-bit/2003 SP22007-03-14
 Microsoft: XP WMP 11.02007-01-15
 Microsoft: 2000 UR1 2.02005-09-13
 Microsoft: 98/2000/ME/XP/2003 WMP 10.0 DRM + Codecs2005-08-15
 Microsoft: 2000 SP42003-06-26
 Essential: System Components + Add-ons2016-06-02
 Essential: DirectX Updates + Tools2016-02-02
 Essential: Internet Explorer Updates2016-03-15
 Essential: Windows Media Player Updates2016-05-15
 NTx Tools: NT4/2000/XP/2003/Vista/2008/7/8/8.1/2012 Extras2017-02-23
 ßeta: ßeta Software2015-12-02
Tricks, Secrets, ßUGs + FIXes
 Complete List: WinDOwS Tricks + Secrets2011-06-28
 REGistry: 200+ Ways To Hack Your 95/98/NT4/2000/ME/XP/2003 Registry2007-04-12
 XP: Windows XP Tweaks, Secrets, BUGs + FIXes2010-05-05
 98: Windows 98/98 SE + DOS 7.10 Tricks, Secrets, BUGs + FIXes2010-05-05
 ME: Windows ME + DOS 8.00 Tweaks, Secrets, BUGs + FIXes2010-05-05
 2000: Windows 2000 Tweaks, Secrets, BUGs + FIXes2010-05-05
 NT4: Windows NT4 Tweaks, Secrets, BUGs + FIXes2010-05-05
 OSR2: Windows 95B/95C OSR2.x + DOS 7.10 Tricks + Fixes2010-05-05
 Portables: Ojatex's Original Laptop Tips + Hints2000-10-18
 3.1: Windows/WfWG 3.1x + DOS 6.xx Tricks + Secrets2006-12-30
 DOS: MS-DOS 5.00 - 8.00 Hidden Secrets2010-05-05
 UNique: My Original WinDOwS Tricks + Secrets2010-05-05
 Funny: 40+ WinDOwS + Apps/Games Easter Eggs2011-06-28
Windows 98/98 SP1/98 SE/ME Updates + Patches
 MDGx: Windows 98 + ME •still• alive Campaign
 MSFN: Important/"Stickified"/Pinned Windows 98/98 SP1/98 SE/ME Topicsfrequently
 MSFN: 98 FE, 98 SE + ME Updates, Patches + (Hot)Fixes2012-05-16
 MSFN: Windows 95/98/98SE/ME Forumsdaily
 MSFN: Windows 9x Member Projects Forumsdaily
 Free Help: Windows 95/98/ME Help Forumsfrequently
Windows 2003
 Fixes: 2003 Updates2015-12-02
Windows XP
 Tricks: XP Tweaks, Secrets, BUGs + FIXes2010-05-05
 Fixes: XP Updates2016-04-18
Windows 98/98 SP1/98 SE + DOS 7
 Tricks: 98/98 SE + DOS7 Tricks, Secrets, BUGs + FIXes2010-05-05
 Fixes: 98 + 98 SP1 + 98 SE Updates2017-01-05
Windows ME + DOS 8
 Tricks: ME + DOS8 Tweaks, Secrets, BUGs + FIXes2010-05-05
 Fixes: ME Updates2017-01-05
Windows 2000
 Tricks: 2000 Tweaks, Secrets, BUGs + FIXes2010-05-05
 Fixes: 2000 Updates2016-02-02
Windows 95B/95C OSR2 + DOS 7
 Tricks: OSR2 + DOS7 Tricks + Fixes2010-05-05
 Fixes: OSR2 Updates2009-05-16
Windows 95/95a OSR1 + DOS 7
 Tricks: 9x + DOS7 Tricks + Secrets2010-05-05
 Fixes: 95 + OSR1 Updates2009-02-13
Windows NT 4.0
 Tricks: NT4 Tweaks, Secrets, BUGs + FIXes2010-05-05
 Fixes: NT4 Updates2016-02-02
Windows/WfWG 3.1x + DOS 6
 Tricks: 3.1x + DOS6 Tricks + Secrets2006-12-30
 Fixes: 3.1x Updates2016-02-02
Free OSes
 Linux: UNIX alternativefrequently
 Remix OS: Windows alternativefrequently
 ReactOS: Windows alternativefrequently
 Haiku: BeOS alternativefrequently
 MenuetOS: Windows alternativefrequently
 FreeDOS: DOS/MS-DOS alternativefrequently
 OS within OS: Virtualize+ Emulateall the time
Let The Fun Begin
 Get... Free(ware) WinDOwS Games2016-12-22
 News... PC Games2017-01-30
 Humor... U No U R...maybe...
 Have... More Funwhenever
 Google... Interactive +/- Moving Doodlesoften
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