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ChromeHistoryView v1.20 Updated

Checker on 28 Nov 2014

ChromeHistoryView is a small utility that reads the history data file of Google Chrome Web browser, and displays the list of all visited Web pages in the last days. For each visited Web page, the following information is displayed: URL, Title, Visit Date/Time, Number of visits, number of times that the user typed this address (Typed Count), Referrer, and Visit ID.

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System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch ChromeHistoryView.exe.
What's new?
  • ChromeHistoryView now displays the history of all Chrome profiles.
  • Added 'Profile' column.
  • You can now specify environment variables in the history file on the 'Advanced options' window, for example: %LocalAppData%\Google\Chrome\User Data\default\History

BleachBit v1.6 Updated

Checker on 19 Nov 2014

BleachBit quickly frees disk space, removes hidden junk, and safeguards your privacy. You can erase cache, Internet history, cookies (including the much-maligned "evercookie"), DOM storage, unused localizations, and temporary files of 70 applications including Firefox, Internet Explorer, Flash, Google Chrome, Opera, Safari, Adobe Reader, APT, and more. Additional applications can be added with the community authored winapp2.ini cleaner list in the Preferences - General tab (requires restart).

Includes wipe function to protect privacy, includes support for 52 languages, and available for Linux.

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System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Wine
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: Administrator rights
Stealth: ? Yes
License: GPL
How to extract: Download the ZIP package labelled 'portable' and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch bleachbit.exe.
What's new?
  • Google Chrome: Fix error "Favicons is version 29".
  • Google Chrome: Clean application cache directory.
  • Google Chrome and Chromium: In the Preferences (JSON) file clean a list of HTTP servers that used SPDY, which can be used to track servers to which the browser was connected.
  • Firefox: Clean more session restore files.
  • Firefox: Clean bookmark backups using a new option called Backup.
  • The auto-hide option, which was removed in version 1.0, is available again.
Specific to Linux:
  • Google Chrome: Delete Sync Data Backup.
  • Chromium: Delete application cache directory.
  • Print a message when root account is being cleaned to avoid confusion.
  • Whitelist more KDE IPC files under /tmp/ to fix problem launching BleachBit as root.
Specific to Windows:
  • Google Chrome: Clean GPUCache directory.
  • Show BleachBit version in the Control Panel in Add/Remove Programs.
  • Support silent installation when previous version is already installed.
  • Fix a crash on startup if a fixed drive would not report its free space. This may happen with
  • Microsoft Office 2012 Click and Run.
  • Fix a crash on startup if %USERPROFILE\Local Settings\temp\ does not exist.
Latest comments
Andrew Ziem on 2011-01-05 19:29

Faust, Daniel Feenberg is (according to LinkedIn) currently an IT Director at the National Bureau of Economic Research, so Wikipedia's label of "economist" appears to be a mistake. Also reference the 2006 NIST Special Publication.... so which computer scientists claim any data can be recovered after one pass? Also, I thought it was generous to write that each cleaner probably finds things the other doesn't and that CCleaner is older and more mature. CCleaner is not a bad tool and certainly does many things well.

webfork on 2012-03-16 01:56

Used this to clean up more than 6 gigs of information off a reasonably old Win 7 x64 machine recently. I don't know that it had a major impact on speed, but certainly like that extra 6 gigs. Love this program.

Midas on 2013-10-17 14:51

"BleachBit Is the October [2013] Project of the Month [at SourceForge.net].

BleachBit is a nice tool for freeing disk space on Windows and Linux systems. BleachBit also helps to preserve privacy; in this time of privacy concerns, it might be something you want to check out. It's even caught the attention of computer security Technologist Bruce Schneier in The Guardian (http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/sep/05/nsa-how-to-remain-secure-surveillance) and in Wired (http://www.wired.com/opinion/2013/10/149481/). Read interview with Andrew Ziem on our blog (http://sourceforge.net/blog/october-2013-potm/)."

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BrowsingHistoryView v1.60 Updated

Checker on 11 Nov 2014
  • 374KB (uncompressed)
  • Suggested by Checker

BrowsingHistoryView reads the history data of popular Web browsers Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Chrome Canary, SeaMonkey and Safari, and then displays the browsing history in one table. Includes Visited URL, Title, Visit Time, Visit Count, Web browser and User Profile. BrowsingHistoryView allows you to watch the browsing history of all user profiles in a running system, as well as to get the browsing history from an external hard drive.

You can also export the browsing history into csv/tab-delimited/html/xml file from the user interface, or from the command-line.

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System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch BrowsingHistoryView.exe.
What's new?
  • Added 'Browser Profile' column, which displays the folder name of the Web browser profile (For Firefox and Chrome Web browsers).

MyLastSearch v1.63 Updated

Checker on 8 Nov 2014

MyLastSearch utility scans the cache and history files of your Web browsers, and locates all search queries that you made with the most popular search engines (Google, Yahoo and MSN) and with popular social networking sites (Twitter, Facebook, MySpace). The search queries that you made are displayed in a table with the following columns: Search Text, Search Engine, Search Time, Search Type (General, Video, Images), Web Browser, and the search URL.

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System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch MyLastSearch.exe.
What's new?
  • Added support for the new cache structure of Firefox 32.

GeekUninstaller v1.3.2.41 Updated

Checker on 2 Nov 2014

GeekUninstaller helps keep your machine clean and organized by removing more traces left behind by standard uninstalls. Minimalistic interface displays recently installed/modified (since the last run of Geek Uninstaller) programs highlighted purple or orange. Includes support for removing programs that normally resist uninstallation.

Functional in 64-bit.

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System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8
Writes settings to: Windows Registry
User>AppData folder
Dependencies: Administrator rights
Stealth: ? No. also connects to CrystalIdea.com
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch geek.exe.
What's new?
  • Fixed rare crash when deselecting all items in the list.
Latest comments
bzl333 on 2014-09-06 16:39

yep, connects to CrystalIdea.com and added the folder and registry entry on WinXP here too.

Midas on 2014-09-08 12:21

Shame. Phoning home behavior is a check for updates, from when GU was time-bombed, and can be disarmed via hosts file. Regkey and APPDATA folder creation can be taken care with a launcher...

fullbug on 2014-11-02 18:42

A shame it connects to update, otherwise a great uninstaller program....

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