Fact200 v1.10

billon on 2 Jan 2018
  • 1008KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 1 Sep 2008
  • Suggested by substance21

Fact200 is an Internet research tool that helps you find, browse and store information returned from search engines and various news sources. It is capable of prefetching result links and generating thumbnail previews so that you can view them quickly in tiled or slideshow mode. You can also store interesting web pages into a library where they are indexed and searchable.

NOTE: Main site offline -- linking to archive.org.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? No
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Create an empty text file and name it prefs.ini
  3. Launch Fact200.exe
What's new?
  • Adding feed by right-clicking on tab now saves.
  • Fix Google source.

8 comments on Fact200  The Portable Freeware Collection Latest Entries Feed

webfork 2018-01-01 16:59

Thanks @bitcoin -- confirmed. Updated with archive.org links.

v1.10

bitcoin 2018-01-01 02:48

looks like the website is gone

v1.10

timch65 2009-09-18 19:30

I installed it jsut as the instructions state, I also added a file called 'prefs.ini' just like the instructions state HOWEVER, the program doesn't write ANYTHING to the prefs.ini Instead, it still writes to the appdata\roaming folder on the C: drive.

Eliot 2009-02-05 17:21

I was not at all happy with this. When installing, my virus scanner gave me a red flag that this was trying to modify a bunch of protected registry keys. The program says that it adds a few registry keys for preference, but my virus scanner said that this was modifying a few very important registry keys.

Eric 2006-12-26 21:56

Yep, it uses IE as the rendering engine to keep the install/footprint of Fact200 small. The disabling of scripting and plugins averts most security issues.

a 2006-12-26 12:00

oh on the homepage it says 'no frills' - cookies, activex and javascript are disabled, so obviously it uses internet explorer.. pitty , i wonder how safe it really is, it may be still worth the using..

btw: Fact200 is currently free. It generates no revenue. All sponsored links are propagated from their respective sources with no commission.

Eric 2006-09-22 10:02

Note that the sponsored section can also be disabled from the preferences ("Show Sponsors"), so that it doesn't even show up as a collapsible section. Shrinking the sponsored section isn't saved to preferences. Disabling it it is.

Nick Post 2006-09-22 05:36

I've been needing something like this for a while, but so far, everything has come up short compared to the combination of del.icou.us, google notebook, and 3x5 cards. This could be really cool.

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