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Hello Experts,

I received the email below, and I was wondering if I should be worried? As you can see, the suggestion is that all my data will be erased. Please let me know you think this is just a hoax?

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Cloud Class® Course: Microsoft Windows 7 Basic
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Cloud Class® Course: Microsoft Windows 7 Basic

This introductory course to Windows 7 environment will teach you about working with the Windows operating system. You will learn about basic functions including start menu; the desktop; managing files, folders, and libraries.

Recently, researchers of SANS Technology Institute warn about a new Netflix phishing scam which leads victims to sites with the valid Transport Layer Security (TLS) certificates.On Wednesday, the Johannes Ullrich, dean of researchers at the SANS Technology Institute, said that there had been an upma

It’s always a gift giving season. People love to celebrate joyous occasions as it calls for gifts. So, if you are into a gift selling business, it’s an evergreen one and the love of millions. But wait, gifting is not just exchange of objects, it’s more than that. It is a way to express inner feelings for loved ones while conveying a meaningful message.

But people often face difficulty when it comes to, “what to gift?”. As gift should be a worthy one, likeable by receiver, reflects the personality or likings of the receiver and express true feelings of the giver. Your gift selling platform demands these small but powerful emotions to be expressed and put into motion.

It’s the personalization trend in all over the world. And many ecommerce store owners have adopted personalization options for their products. You can let your customers add personal touch to the gifts at your online gift store with the help of Gift Design Software. Curious enough to know what all can you allow your customers to do? Let’s dive more into it and get innovative with your gift e-store.

gift design software

Personalized Greeting Cards

Greeting Cards! This is a common idea that comes to mind when people have less time to choose any other gift. So, they surf for cards from online gift stores. Well, what more your greetings cards provide that others don’t? They all have designer fonts, some sing and some have articulate designs. Though you must wonder, what options the buyer has to personalize the message and get the card delivered in Print form?

Well, you could be a brand that your customers are in love with. How long? At some point, you have to bring that freshness in your offerings. Let the customers choose what they want to write in their greetings card. Let them choose the design. They might pick a funny snap from the past and surprise their loved ones. All you need to do is add a gift design software on your web store and take credit for the great product your customer crafted, on their own.

Sweeten Candies with Emotions

Whether it’s Halloween or Christmas, it’s a candy festival. But with many candy stores, how will you make your store full of customers this year? For that, you need to sell candies that enhances the festival excitement. Let your customers sweeten it pouring in sweet words. Or let them gift uniquely decorated candy packets to their family and friends with the help of a gift design software.

Imagine a candy that has a beautifully decorated wrapper with a personal message of love written on it. Or let’s say create a candy package box with a Santa Claus drawn on it saying: Merry Christmas - ‘Twisted but Sweet Candies for You’. What if your customers can surprise their loved ones with such candy boxes? It makes the receiver feel so special. So, make this Christmas and Halloween unforgettable for your customers for the pleasure they get in gifting uniquely decorated candies.

Spread Emotional Fragrance

Gifting a beautiful flower pot to those loved ones, who love to decorate their homes with a variety of flowers. And enjoy the fragrance from it. This gift is surely a unique one. So, it’s a call to those gift store owners who have bouquet in their gift store catalogue. You can enable your customers to make bouquet gifts more valuable with a gift design software.

If your customers are creative enough, they can design the flower pot drawing butterflies or other pictures that give it a natural look. And choose flowers and arrange it according to their choice. They can even decorate the flowers with artificial water droplets or snowy balls. And do much more with their creative minds!

Bottom Line

You can integrate a gift design tool to your store and enable your customers to give a personal touch to your gift product catalogue. This is how you can get innovative with your gift selling business and see improvements in your conversion rates.


There are a lot of gift stores out there. To stand out of the crowd, your gift selling business has to be a unique one. And what can be unique in the product personalization era? So, you can offer your customers to personalize gifts with the help of gift design software. Get a win-win for your gift business by selling innovative gifts.

My company currently using check_mk v1.2. This monitoring software was installed on a suse 11 sp3 server. However, my application team members always have some "doubts" especially on the threshold we set plus some others. This is because they always facing the CRIT state on their applications that under monitoring. We as the administrator for the this software need  to have a further understanding on how to "play around" with this threshold and other settings.

btw, where can we get the administration guide of this check_mk?

Thanks in advance.
Hi ,

Planning to move out to a software router installed in one of our servers so i need to buy a home router as a replacement. Any recommendations on what brand and model.

Literally just need an ISO for Microsoft Office 2007 Small Business.  Had to reload a system and got the key VIA Produkey.  I cannot find the proper software ANYWHERE.  Suggestions?
This Article basically defines how to advance or boost you software testing process. what are the best practices to strengthen your testing procedures? to learn in-brief do read further
Hi. I need to batch extract all table data from 500+ Word files (a mix of .doc and .docx).  I have found and successfully tested the VBA below which works on a single named file. Is it possible to adapt this code so that loops through all files in a directory, saving each workbook with the source Word filename? Otherwise software that can achieve the same? Thanks.

(src Dinesh Kumar Takyar)  

Sub importTableDataWord()
Dim WdApp As Object, wddoc As Objecthow-to-import-data-from-Word-tables.xlsm
Dim strDocName As String
On Error Resume Next
Set WdApp = GetObject(, "Word.Application")
If Err.Number = 429 Then
Set WdApp = CreateObject("Word.Application")
End If
WdApp.Visible = True

strDocName = "C:\our-inventory\inventory.DOC"

If Dir(strDocName) = "" Then
MsgBox "The file " & strDocName & vbCrLf & _
"was not found in the folder path" & vbCrLf & _
"C:\our-inventory\.", _
vbExclamation, _
"Sorry, that document name does not exist."
Exit Sub
End If


Set wddoc = WdApp.Documents(strDocName)

If wddoc Is Nothing Then Set wddoc = WdApp.Documents.Open(strDocName)
Dim Tble As Integer
Dim rowWd As Long
Dim colWd As Integer
Dim x As Long, y As Long
x = 1
y = 1
With wddoc
        Tble = wddoc.tables.Count
        If Tble = 0 Then
            MsgBox "No Tables found in the Word document", vbExclamation, "No Tables to Import"
            Exit Sub
        End If
        For i = 1 To Tble
With …
When trying to email from an application we are recieving the message "A program is trying to access e-mail address information. If this is unexpected, click DENY and verify your anti-virus software is up to date" and you have to wait and then click Allow after 5 seconds. This is extremely anoying for our clients that are sending hundreds of emails. This was happening with Outlook 2003 on a Windows 7 system, I am aware that in later versions we can disable programatic access warning. So we have upgraded both the clients computers to Office 2016 and disabled programatic access warning. But the popups still happen, and it even says Antivirus Status: Valid in trust centre.

I experianced this at another client once before and tried everything and couldnt solve it, put it down to some random Windows issue with that PC and gave up.

But now I know this is a consistant issue, occuring when upgrading Office 2003 to 2016, the office 2016 trust centre settings dont seem have any bearing.

The procedure was uninstall office 2003, reboot, install 2016, reboot, change trust centre settings, reboot > Same popup

Have tried running Office repair utillity, no change, feel like this is some form of leftover registry setting that I need to clear out.

Can anyone point me in the right direction? (Dont need any lectures on Office 2003 being unsupported vulnerable software, we dont control what our clients decide to run)

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Free Tool: ZipGrep
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Free Tool: ZipGrep

ZipGrep is a utility that can list and search zip (.war, .ear, .jar, etc) archives for text patterns, without the need to extract the archive's contents.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way to say thank you for being a part of the community.

I was using Microsoft Streets & Trips for many years, and now that it's defunct I need a standalone software program that I can use for creating routes on maps to plan trips, etc.  MS Streets & Trips was excellent for that, and I don't see how Google Maps or Bing can let me place "pins" (or waypoints) on a street map and have the map plan the best route with details such as distance, time, etc.  Do you know of a replacement program?


I have a program that exports docs as a pdf.  when I log in as Bob and export the doc to Bob's MyDocs, it actually saves to a different users docs folder.

When I called support for my software, I was told it was a windows setting, but I can't find it.

Where do I look to see why docs for user1 are saved under docs for user2?


Hi Adam,

How to setup software upgrade group (SUGs)? Can you show me how to configure in SCCM console or GPO push down the windows updates & security to the clients.

How to retrieve full software report for SCCM


I have 10 new HP Desktops with Windows 10 that I want to make a master image for to make deployment faster.  What software do you suggest to accomplish this? We do not have volume licensing.  Will this be an issue?

Dear Experts

Iam looking for good antivirus/anti spam and other protection software for the recently purchased dell latitude 3940 with windows 10 would like to subscribe for good one can you please suggest which one to go for, thanks in advance. mcafee total protection is slightly cheaper compared to mcafee business security please suggest.
As we know that Windows Defender is the default antivirus on Windows 10. It’s providing the antivirus protection for most of the security cases in our computer system. So, you have no requirement for any third-party option unless for any other issue which is quite rare. As we know, Windows Defender
Problem: Difficulty downloading attachments or gmail in Chrome browser even after non-destructive refresh. This procedure did remove all software. I have Windows 10 64 bit on my hp desktop. It was functioning slowly, so I did I refresh without destroying all files. I did back up all my files onto an external hard driver.  Chrome browser is acting very slow,considering I just cleaned the computer.

I do have tons of bookmarks and a number of extensions. But if I go into gmail and try to download an attachment such as a photo, it hangs and takes forever. I just did a destructive refresh to my Windows 8.1 computer, and it is much faster, as you would expect with a clean computer.

Microsoft edge, on the other hand is very fast in comparison. But Chrome was never this bad, ever. I did update to latest version. Please help. Thanks in advance.
When I use Google Maps for example, I automatically get the map for the location I am at. There are much more examples like this, where my location is automatically given out to someone else. How can I get more control of this, and in particular be able to completely hide my location for anyone at all times? In Windows, Android and Mac?
My client lost email history and notes within his  Goldmine Premium Edition version 2017.1.0.422. I have image backups running. If I grab an earlier copy of the data base, he will lose data he has entered for the last 7 to 10 days (since he noticed the issue). Is it possible to just restore the missing email history/notes without having to resort to an older GB DB copy?
Free Tool: Subnet Calculator
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Free Tool: Subnet Calculator

The subnet calculator helps you design networks by taking an IP address and network mask and returning information such as network, broadcast address, and host range.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Free Software to record my Windows / MAC Book PRO System
I have VMWare 6.0, Can I clone a image to the VMWare and recovery purpose for physical server?
Any Good software for cloning physical server image? For OS recovery purpose.
There are numerous software applications for Windows that will help to recover a deleted file on a flash drive formatted as FAT32.  Unfortunately, what I am finding is that these tools are designed to work with standard-sized FAT32 drives up to 32GB.  If you buy a larger SD card - such as a Sandisk 64GB Extreme - what you receive is a drive with a single larger-than-32GB-partition.   Presumably, Sandisk has put a non-standard FAT32 partition on that drive, cheating some element of the specification?

I have a 64GB flash drive with a FAT32 partition, and I need to recover a file.   Wise Data Recovery and Wondershare Recoverit do not see the 64GB flash drive at all.   EaseUS Data Recovery Free application sees the flash drive and claims to work on it for an hour and find 3000 files (which is way too high) and then displays only one folder on the drive and three files.  So EaseUS basically has a corrupted view of the file system.

Is there any software application for Windows that will work with non-standard FAT32 partitions that are larger than 32GB?
The majority of Windows 7 computers at my school stopped checking for updates as of the end of 2017.  When I try to manually check for updates, I get an error message "Windows Update cannot currently check for updates, because the service is not running. You may need to restart your computer".

This seems to be a frequent problem and I have followed various recommendations given online to no avail,  including.
- Rename the software distribution file
- Set the computer to not check for updates
- Stop and restart the service

Anybody have additional suggestions?
One of our customers has to be PCI compliant by June 30th of this year and they are running SBS2011 which seems to have an issue with removing TLS 1.0 from it.
They use a software that sync's their payroll to the cloud.

The third party vendor does support TLS 1.1 and 1.2 which is enabled on the server.
But for some reason when I turn 1.0 off. it will still not sync.
3r party vendor says its a server issue

Does anyone know why this is happening. did removing tls 1.0 break something else on the server that is causing this?

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Software is any set of instructions that directs a computer to perform specific tasks or operations. Computer software consists of programs, libraries and related non-executable data (such as documentation). Computer software is non-tangible, contrasted with computer hardware, which is the physical component of computers. Software written in a machine language is known as "machine code". However, in practice, software is usually written in high-level programming languages than machine language. High-level languages are translated into machine language using a compiler or interpreter or a combination of the two.