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From what I gather it builds its list by reading the MFT of each of your drives

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Willy2, for example which? 

I've no doubt you are right, I just can't find one in windows explorer that Everything won't also find. 

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EVERYTHING overlooks files in the Windows system subfolders. I use it but I don't trust it too much.

I think you are wrong - unless :-

your Windows system subfolders are in a FAT32 partition which has no MFT;

or they have been added/changed since Everything's database was last updated (believe update is automatic on startup plus on manual demand, but not continuous real-time);

or perhaps the files you are looking for do not exist in System32 but are figments in the imagination due to the evil machinations of WinSXS.

 

I agree with Login123, examples would be useful, and their time stamps could also be relevant.

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EVERYTHING overlooks files in the Windows system subfolders. I use it but I don't trust it too much.

 

Which version have you tried?

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I now use the 64 bit version of Locate32 instead of Everything.

 

There are times when I want to reuse a clever bit of DOS code and cannot remember how I did it or the name of the *.BAT script in which I did it.

Both "Everything" and "Locate32" can produce a list of 1504 files with the extension *.BAT in a few seconds.

Life is too short to read 1504 files.

If I remember a DOS command that was part of the magic,

then I simply click the "Advanced" TAB and enter the name of that command as text to search for,

Then in less than one second LOCATE32 will cut the list down to only 3 files with names and date stamps and I immediately know which file to open.

Everything has no such capability.

 

 

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Thanks for providing the link which I had ready to paste - but then a sudden domestic chore distracted me :(

 

I also had a problem making it portable.

My first problem may have been that the file "Portable.ini" must be renamed "Locate.ini" BEFORE ever running the code.

Perhaps running the code first will configure the registry to never become portable regardless of the subsequent presence of Locate.ini.

They may have been other issues also but I cannot recall.

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Unsure if I've posted any of these in the past.

 

Colorblind Assistant

http://www.achronism.com/indexadv.php#Software

"Colorblind Assistant is free software that instantly picks the color from the mouse pointer, providing you with a written name of the color, as well as other useful data such as RGB values and bar graphs, brightness and saturation. The software also has a zoom pane for fine pixel detection, and sits nicely in your desktop tray when not in use. Colorblind Assistant runs in a small 192x128 window that you can easily use alongside graphics programs, applications, games, video-editing software and movie players. The pixel data updates in real-time, so use with animations and movies is just as easy as still images.

The software is spyware/advertising free and uses minimal memory and resources.

 

Colorblind Assistant is compatible with all Windows Operating Systems, but is recommend for use with Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8."

 

SMPlayer

http://smplayer.sourceforge.net/

 

SMPlayer is a free media player for Windows and Linux with built-in codecs that can play virtually all video and audio formats. It doesn't need any external codecs. Just install SMPlayer and you'll be able to play all formats without the hassle to find and install codec packs.

One of the most interesting features of SMPlayer: it remembers the settings of all files you play. So you start to watch a movie but you have to leave... don't worry, when you open that movie again it will be resumed at the same point you left it, and with the same settings: audio track, subtitles, volume...

SMPlayer is a graphical user interface (GUI) for the award-winning MPlayer, which is capable of playing almost all known video and audio formats. But apart from providing access for the most common and useful options of MPlayer, SMPlayer adds other interesting features like the possibility to play Youtube videos or download subtitles.

 

Mp3Tag

http://www.mp3tag.de/en/

Mp3tag is a powerful and yet easy-to-use tool to edit metadata of common audio formats where it supports ID3v1, ID3v2.3, ID3v2.4, iTunes MP4, WMA, Vorbis Comments and APE Tags.

It can rename files based on the tag information, replace characters or words in tags and filenames, import/export tag information, create playlists and more.

Mp3tag supports online database lookups from, e.g., Amazon, discogs, or freedb, allowing you to automatically gather proper tags and cover art for your music library.

 

FileZilla

https://filezilla-project.org/

FileZilla is a cross-platform graphical FTP, FTPS and SFTP client with a lot of features, supporting Windows, Linux, Mac OS X and more. FileZilla Server is a reliable FTP server for Windows.

 

Fre:ac

http://www.freac.org/

fre:ac is a free audio converter and CD ripper with support for various popular formats and encoders. It currently converts between MP3, MP4/M4A, WMA, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, AAC, WAV and Bonk formats.

With fre:ac you easily rip your audio CDs to MP3 or WMA files for use with your hardware player or convert files that do not play with other audio software. You can even convert whole music libraries retaining the folder and filename structure.

The integrated CD ripper supports the CDDB/freedb online CD database. It will automatically query song information and write it to ID3v2 or other title information tags.

 

Pidgin

http://pidgin.im/

Pidgin is an easy to use and free chat client used by millions. Connect to AIM, MSN, Yahoo, and more chat networks all at once.

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I think you are wrong - unless :-

your Windows system subfolders are in a FAT32 partition which has no MFT;

or they have been added/changed since Everything's database was last updated (believe update is automatic on startup plus on manual demand, but not continuous real-time);

or perhaps the files you are looking for do not exist in System32 but are figments in the imagination due to the evil machinations of WinSXS.

 

I agree with Login123, examples would be useful, and their time stamps could also be relevant.

 

I used the previous version. (I just downloaded the latest version).To confirm the results of Everything I alway do a "Dir c:\....." search in cmd.exe. I can't remember which files were missed but there were a few overlooked. (complicated stuff with the "System32","Syswow64" & "Winsxs" folders and all the redirection that's going on.(Symbolic links etc.))

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Clover 3.0

http://download.cnet.com/Clover/3000-2248_4-75732861.html

http://ejie.me/

 

A plug-in that adds tabs to Explorer. Makes handling of files & folders MUCH more easy. I am actually seriously thinking of dumping XYplorer

 

 

Why didn't Microsoft add this feature to Explorer ?

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I've been using clover for a few months now. I used to use qttabbar but I think clover does it a bit better

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SMPlayer

http://smplayer.sourceforge.net/

 

SMPlayer is a free media player for Windows and Linux with built-in codecs that can play virtually all video and audio formats. It doesn't need any external codecs. Just install SMPlayer and you'll be able to play all formats without the hassle to find and install codec packs.

One of the most interesting features of SMPlayer: it remembers the settings of all files you play. So you start to watch a movie but you have to leave... don't worry, when you open that movie again it will be resumed at the same point you left it, and with the same settings: audio track, subtitles, volume...

SMPlayer is a graphical user interface (GUI) for the award-winning MPlayer, which is capable of playing almost all known video and audio formats. But apart from providing access for the most common and useful options of MPlayer, SMPlayer adds other interesting features like the possibility to play Youtube videos or download subtitles.

 

 

Thanks Winapp2 - I recently installed openSUSE 13.1 on my Lenovo laptop and am still sorting through all the applications. I have found that the default media player, Kaffeine, is really lacking in terms of codec support. It seems everytime I try to do something with it, I'm going back to the repository and searching for another codec. I think it's time to dump Kaffeine and install SMPlayer. Thanks again.

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I don't think I've ever run into something I couldn't play with SMPlayer. It's a bit lighter than VLC and I love the compact mode

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Too much Kaffeine is bad for you anyway. :P

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I've been using clover for a few months now. I used to use qttabbar but I think clover does it a bit better

 

I tried Qttabbar as well. But Clover is simply better.

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Agree, though QT has more configurable options. My double click -for-up works in clover so I'm happy. I sort of miss QT's folder preview button which was nice

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I recently downloaded a great program that was recommended by my bank. It's called "Trusteer Rapport". Rapport is a security software application that provides online transaction protection and protection from online identity theft for consumers. You can use Rapport to protect your web browser sessions with any website that contains private or personal information.

 

Info, Video Demo & Downloadhttp://www.trusteer.com/ProtectYourMoney

 

More Infohttp://www.trusteer.com/support/faq

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About 2 years ago a friend asked me to improve the start-up time of her laptop running Vista.

There were numerous things running on start-up.

MalwareBytes found an awful lot of PUP's which I removed,

and that reduced the startups and delays.

 

The most objectionable thing was "Trusteer Rapport" which had a service always running on start-up.

It did not even wait for Internet availability before it was in action.

 

I recognized that it was recommended by her bank, and I had no confidence in her protection by Microsoft Essentials or whatever it was called,

so I left it installed.

I have confidence in the protection that I have installed on my own computer (Comodo),

and would never ever allow the continuous CPU time wasting actions of this application that is only intended to protect my banking transactions.

 

After two years it might have become better.

 

This was the search phrase that I submitted to DuckDuckGo for unbiased independent reviews

"Trusteer Rapport"

 

Three out of the 4 results that I clicked were very condemning, e.g.

 

 

Rapport software is incompatible with Windows tool Driver Verifier and may cause Blue Screen and system crash. Since Driver Verifier is not intended for end users in a production environment or workstations, Trusteer Support recommends that end users do not run Driver Verifier with Trusteer Endpoint Protection installed.[45]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trusteer

 

Two years ago it was also accused of being a Rootkit that was impossible to eradicate, and that :-

"Hmm, beastie pulled in a digital certificate that granted the app "unrestricted" authorization (direct quote from log)."

http://techreport.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=30&t=80688

 

Your Mileage May Vary :wacko:

 

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Thanks very much for your input Alan.  From what you say your experience was with it, I think the program must be a lot better now since I don't seem to have any problems with too much CPU usage.  Also, I have Malwarebytes Premium and nothing was flagged during any scan.  I also scanned for rootkits using Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit and ThreatFire Anti-Rootkit, the scans reported none found.

 

I'll see what I think of it in several weeks from now - if I've had any problems etc.

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I know some users rate this software but I don't care for it. As Alan points out it can really slow startup on some machines and sometimes can only be totally removed by using it's own clean-up tool and then a bit more manually.

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WinSCP

Small, fast and has a portable version as well:   http://winscp.net/eng/download.php

 

OllyDbg

OllyDbg is a 32-bit assembler level analysing debugger for Microsoft:  http://www.ollydbg.de/

 

JetBrains dotPeek

dotPeek is a free-of-charge .NET decompiler:  http://www.jetbrains.com/decompiler/

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USB Flash Drive Tester

Flash card/drive tester allows testing of any removable media including SD, MMC, CF, USB flash pen drives for bad or unstable sectors. Especially useful for testing for fake sizes often seen on low quality USB pen drives.

http://www.vconsole....page=page&id=13

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