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Freeware Files News and Updates Archive
Here are the previous free software updates for Hsin Lin Freeware Files.
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Freeware Updates Archive
Freeware Files Pages Update - April 2007
April 29th 2007 - Added more information to the Anonymous Surfing page and updated some of the online privacy information. The page features several websites that enable you to conduct online privacy tests to find out what personal information you are leaking to the World Wide Web. (Why not use CTRL and D to add these free software pages to your bookmarks?).
April 8th 2007 - Added a new RSS Readers page to the free software pages. Listing Free RSS Readers for Windows. Want to find your way back to the free software listed here? (Press CTRL and D to bookmark the Freeware Files).
Freeware Files Pages Update - March 2007
March 26th 2007 - Removed some software from the pages as no longer freeware. (Press CTRL and D to bookmark the Freeware Files).
March 25th 2007 - Added CleanUp! a clean-up utility to the System Tools utilities page. CleanUp is an easy to use utility that recovers valuable disk space by deleting temp files and other clutter on your hard-drive. (Press CTRL and D to bookmark the Freeware Files).
March 6th 2007 - Just reviewed the pages - updated a few descriptions and home pages for the free software - nothing major. (Press CTRL and D to bookmark the Freeware Files).
Freeware Files Pages Update - February 2007
February 10th 2007 - I added a new Search and Replace utilities page to the freeware files today. Search and Replace utilities can save you hours of time when you have text to change in multiple files - important for webmasters, of course. (Press CTRL and D to bookmark the Freeware Files).
February 4th 2007 - Updated the freeware System Tools page by adding a new sysinfo tool, SIW, System Information for Windows. This freeware utility lets you analyse your system without the need to open it up and it does not need to be installed, can be run from a flash drive. (Press CTRL and D to bookmark the Freeware Files).
Freeware Files Pages Update - January 2007
January 23rd 2007 - Updated the freeware Privacy Software page by adding new Simple File Shredder, an easy to use freeware data deletion utility. Also updated the home page for Eraser, another open source file shredder. These programs are great if you really need to delete a file so it can't be recovered with undelete software. (Press CTRL and D to bookmark the Freeware Files).
January 10th 2007 - Updated the free Photo Software - just tidied up links and added some copy.
January 8th 2007 - Added two free source code editors to the Text Editors free software page. Both the new editors are fully fledged programmers editors with lots of useful advanced features.
Freeware Files Pages Update - December 2006
December 26th 2006 - Updated the free firewalls page to add the Comodo firewall. This free firewall is one of the most powerful available and could be a good addtion to your free software security suite. Also added the free Ewido anti spyware software to the freeware anti spyware page. (Press CTRL and D to bookmark this freeware files page).
December 23rd 2006 - Updated the Anti Virus page. Updated software descriptions and added new sources of the anti-virus freeware including the free anti-virus offering from AOL. (Press CTRL and D to bookmark).
Freeware Files Pages Update - November 2006
November 9th 2006 - Added Spyware Terminator Anti Spyware page. If you think your system might have been compromised by unwanted software then the Anti Spyware page here at Hsin Lin, is well worth checking out. - Think you might need to get back to this free software page again? Bookmark it! (Just press CTRL and D).
November 4th 2006 - Added TrayIt! to the Productivity page. TrayIt is a handy little utility that allows you to minimize any open window to the system tray - very useful for saving taskbar space. - Want to find this free software page again? Bookmark it! (Just press CTRL and D).
November 2nd 2006 - Updated the Web Browsers page to add the direct link to Microsoft's newly released FREE version of Internet Explorer 7. - This free software page needs bookmarking....... Bookmark it! (Just press CTRL and D).
Freeware Files Pages Update - October 2006
October 12th 2006 - Updated and added shortcuts for Windows XP to the Windows Shortcuts page. The old Windows Shortcut page is still here and has tips that are relevant to Windows 98 and other older versions of Windows. - why not bookmark the page? (Just press CTRL and D).
Freeware Files Pages Update - September 2006
September 10th 2006 - Added some new Windows Games cheats to the Windows Games Tips and Cheats. So, if you fancy winning at Freecell or Minesweeper for a change - check out the cheats! - why not bookmark the page? Also added some new Windows Easter Eggs to the Windows Easter Eggs page. What ARE Easter Eggs I hear you ask? Well, they are hidden features and secrets in software that you have to know a special code to be able release the feature. I supply the codes! - why not bookmark the page? (Just press CTRL and D).
Freeware Files Pages Update - August 2006
August 8th 2006 - Updated / Added a guide to file extensions. A new Work With Files page that explains the many suffix that are attached as extensions to files. Lists and explains the files you are most likely to encounter including compressed files - why not bookmark the page?
August 5th 2006 - Added / Updated a new safe surfing page to the site. If you need at any time to provide personal data online, whether on the web or via email then read the Safe Surfing Tips page. Essential information, good practice and free software to protect your online identity (and your family's) - why not bookmark the page?
August 3rd 2006 - Added several new hints and tips for Windows XP to the hints and tips pages. Many of the historic tips for Windows 95 and Windows 98 that are already on the site will work in Windows XP so the hints and tips pages are worth checking out. (Scroll down on any page on the site for the hints and tips menu).
August 3rd 2006 - Added a new backup hints and tips page to the site. Although it sounds like preaching, you really MUST backup. The new Backup Tips page gives advice, hints and tips and recommendations for free software to make your backups seamless and painless. Why not bookmark this free software page?
August 1st 2006 - Added a new hints and tips page to the site. If you are thinking of updating Windows, Office or any other software, then take a look at the Windows Update Tips page. I am gathering useful update links for Windows here, and adding them - why not bookmark the page?
Freeware Files Pages Update - July 2006
July 20th 2006 - Added a freeware Windows file manager to the File Managers freeware page. XYplorer (freeware version) offers tabbed multiple windows and lots of useful tools and features when working with files in Windows.
July 14th 2006 - Added a freeware Windows Clipboard Extension Utility to the Productivity free software page. Ditto is an extension to the Windows Clipboard. You copy something to the Clipboard and Ditto takes what you copied and stores it in a database to retrieve at a later time.
Freeware Files Pages Update - June 2006
June 29th 2006 - Added a free Yahoo! email downloader to the Email freeware pages today (YPOPs). Useful if you want to use your email client to download Yahoo! email for reading offline. Also added Freepops which will download email from Yahoo! Hotmail and many other popular online email services.
June 1st 2006 - Added a free anti-hijack and anti-spyware software to the Anti-Spyware freeware pages today (Sandboxie). Highly recommended if you download and install a lot of freeware or shareware from the Internet. Sandboxie will give you a protected environment to try them out.
Freeware Files Pages Update - May 2006
May 30th 2006 - Worked on updating some copy and descriptions for the freeware software featured on the free pages at Hsinlin, Freeware Files.
May 20th 2006 - Added a free windows file manager (xplorer) to the File Managers freeware pages today. xplorer is totally free for private, non-commercial use and could be a useful software tool if you frequently open multiple folders when working with files and need a dual-pane file manager.
Freeware Files Pages Update - April 2006
April 15th 2006 - Added two FREE and OPEN SOURCE World Wide Web Browsers (K-Meleon and Maxthon) to the freeware pages today. If you are fed up with vulnerability and instability of the browser you are currently using or just want to see what else is quicker and more useable, check out the free browsers page.
April 12th 2006 - Removed more free software that is no longer free (sigh).
April 9th 2006 - Just a tidy up of the freeware files pages. I've removed some software that is no longer free from the pages.
Freeware Files Pages Update - March 2006
March 1st 2006 - Added Notepad++ Free Text Editor to Text Editors freeware page which features the best free Windows Text Editors and Source Code Editors Software. Notepad++ is a free source code editor which supports several programming languages running under the MS Windows environment.
March 1st 2006 - Updated the Anonymous Surfing information page which features the best free Windows Anonymous Surfing Software plus links and information on anonymous sufing services and anonymous proxy servers. If you have any concerns at all about your online privacy - check it out!
Freeware Files Pages Update - February 2006
February 14th 2006 - Added Paint.Net Free Photo Editing Software to Graphics freeware page which features the best free Windows Graphics and Image Viewers Tools and Software. The Paint.Net Free Software is designed by under-graduates at Washington State University to be a direct replacement for Microsoft Windows Paint.
February 1st 2006 - Added some new resources, including an anonymous proxy link and anonymous remailer link to the Anonymous Surfing freeware page which features the best free Windows and Online Anonymous Surfing Tools and Software. I think I'll need to start an anonymous surfing software page AND a hints and tips page soon!
Freeware Files Pages Update - January 2006
January 29th 2006 - Just some general maintenance to the free software pages today. Updated some links to have them point direct to the free software page for featured utilities.
January 23rd 2006 - Added a new Online Tools freeware page which features the best free Windows Online Tools. This page is useful if you have concerns about installing free software on your system - many top manufacturers of software offer a free online trial - there are free virus scanners and free graphics utilities here as well as other useful free online tools.
January 23rd 2006 - Updated the Anonymous Surfing freeware page which features the best free online proxies for Anonymous Surfing Software. I have added several anonymous proxies to the page.
January 22nd 2006 - Added BitDefender to the Anti Virus freeware page which features the best free Windows Anti Virus Software. The Anti-Virus page now has lots of excellent free Windows software, make sure you are protected FREE!
January 20th 2006 - Added Back it Up! to the Back Up freeware page which features the best free Windows Back Up Software. Just do it, you know you need to backup, don't you?
January 19th 2006 - Some maintenance on the free software today. Removed Tasktracker from the File Managers freeware page which features the best free Windows File Managers Software. Tasktracker is no longer freeware, as kindly pointed out by a user - thanks!
January 16th 2006 - Added ActivIcons Free and also Desktop Calendar XP to the Desktop freeware page which features the best free Windows Desktop Software. Activicons allows you to customize the Windows desktop icon and cursor attributes and also change mouse cursors. Desktop Calendar XP allows you to beautify the calendar on your Windows desktop.
January 15th 2006 - Added TextPad Freeware to the Text Editors freeware page which features the best free Windows Text Editors. TextPad is a powerful, general purpose editor for plain text files.
January 14th 2006 - Added the Speedguide Broadband and Dial-Up Connection Optimiser to the Internet freeware page which features the best free Windows Internet Software. Helps speed up your TCP settings.
January 12th 2006 - Added two secure, open source, file erasers to the Privacy freeware page which features the best free Windows Privacy Software.
January 11th 2006 - Added a new page to the free software pages, a Database freeware page which features the best free Windows Database Software. Still adding to this page but there are a couple of useful free database organisers there now.
January 6th 2006 - Added two new pages to the free software pages, a Notes freeware page which features the best free Windows Notes and Sticky Notes Software, and a Word Processors freeware page which features the best free Windows Word Processing Software and Word freeware utilities.
There is an old updates archive here which covers freeware added to the pages in 2005.
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