A few months ago I showed you how easy it is to download an entire website with wget for Windows. Setup is straightforward and the command-line tool is a perennial favorite among power users. But what should you do if the command line isn’t really your thing?
Thank God there’s another tool on the block that get’s the job done in a jiffy. It’s called HTTrack and it’s amazing.
Dream with me for a second: wouldn’t it be nice if you could simply right click a file and pick an option that instantly copied the contents to the clipboard? Or can imagine adding new applications to the right-click menu?
Okay, maybe that’s not the idyllic dream you had in mind but it could still help.
Once upon a time people had to putz around with obscure registry settings to tweak the right-click menu; however, now you can beef up the right-click menu with a free and simple productivity tool called Right Click Tweaker.
Let me show you what I’m talking about because it’s time to beef up your right-click menu.
Junkware is like the soot that clogs up the plumbing in your sink. Eventually the accretion of lime deposits, tangled hair and rust makes it impossible to use the sink.
Similarly, as you install various applications, it’s easy to unwittingly installed something you didn’t want.
It’s freggin’ annoying and sneaky. I hate junkware and I hate the imbeciles who set installers to opt-in offers by default. The sleight-of-hand is vexing. Junkware is intrusive, disrespectful and just flat out wrong.
I’m an ardent advocate of a junkware free system; that’s why today – I’m going to turn you into a digital bottle of Drano.
After reading this article you’ll have the smarts to keep your PC free from junkware. And who knows, maybe you’ll become a fervid evangelist for clean computers and you’ll share what you find here with your friends.