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Tor Browser v4.0.4 Updated

Checker on 25 Feb 2015
  • 97MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 25 Feb 2015
  • Suggested by M@tty

Tor Browser enables secure, anonymous web access to help bypass various forms of censorship and tracking. It includes the Vidalia Tor client along with Firefox ESR, as well as a variety of configuration changes including the NoScript and HTTPS Everywhere add-ons to enhance privacy. The official browser bundle from the makers of Tor.

Note that the Tor site has some additional precautions that careful users may wish to follow.

Functional in 64-bit. Cross-platform with clients available for Mac and Linux.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8
Writes settings to: Application folder
License: Open Source (including GPL and MPL)
How to extract: Download the self-extracting EXE to a folder of your choice. Launch Start Tor Browser.exe and answer a few quick questions about your connection.
Similar/alternative apps: Advanced Onion Router
What's new?
  • Update Firefox to 31.5.0esr.
  • Update OpenSSL to 1.0.1.
  • Update NoScript to 2.6.9.15.
  • Update HTTPS-Everywhere to 4.0.3.
  • Bug fixed: Prevent meek from displaying an extra update notification.
  • Bug fixed: Remove new NoScript menu option to make permission permanent.
  • Bug fixed: Set NoScript pref to disable permanent permisssions.
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Midas on 2014-06-11 11:24

The Tor Browser current stable is v3.6.2 (https://www.torproject.org/download/download.html.en)...

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BrowsingHistoryView v1.66 Updated

Checker on 17 Feb 2015
  • 376KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 16 Feb 2015
  • Suggested by Checker

BrowsingHistoryView reads the history data of popular Web browsers Internet Explorer, Opera, 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.

Category:
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 'Load history items from the last xx minutes' to the 'Advanced Options' window.
  • Fixed bug: BrowsingHistoryView failed to remember the last size/position of the main window if it was not located in the primary monitor.

ChromeHistoryView v1.21 Updated

Checker on 2 Feb 2015
  • 190KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 2 Feb 2015
  • Suggested by guinness

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.

Category:
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?
  • Added 'Opera History File' button to the 'Advanced Options' window, which allows you to easily use this tool to view the history of Opera Web browser. (Opera is now based on the code of Chrome Web browser).

GeekUninstaller v1.3.2.42 Updated

Checker on 17 Jan 2015
  • 6MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 1 Jan 2015
  • Suggested by EL_DeLino

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.

Category:
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?
  • Languages update.
Latest comments
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....

fullbug on 2015-01-01 22:10

I love this one better the Revo Uninstaller....

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ByteWasher v2.0 Updated

webfork on 24 Feb 2015
  • 40KB (uncompressed)
  • Suggested by modussn

It removes unused files from your system and cleans traces of your online activities such as your Internet history.

Note: Main site offline -- linking to Softpedia mirror.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7
Writes settings to: None
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch ByteWasher.exe.
Latest comments
Emka on 2014-12-06 08:05

links broken

Checker on 2014-12-06 11:20

@ Emka: Linked to Softpedia.

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