The sites below will help you find the free / open source replacement for that piece of paid for software you think you can’t do without; (Sites roughly in order of usefulness) 1. http://alternativeto.net 2. http://www.osalt.com 3. http://www.opensitesolutions.com
Yesterday McAfee released an update (DAT No 5958) which incorrectly identified a vital Windows XP system file (svchost.exe) as a virus and deleted it, (http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/8636985.stm) resulting in some or all of the following symptoms, amongst others; 1. Repeated rebooting of the system. 2. Loss of Windows “Theme” / “Look & Feel”. 3. Missing “Taskbar”. 4.
Great tool that’s really outperformed the other options I could find as concerns converting digital video files from one format to another. Been using their free version. Bit slower than some but the resulting video it creates is far more portable in that it is encoded in a fully standards compliant manner. A lot of