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Yoono all in one social network add-on for Firefox

Posted by TechGeek on July 20, 2011

Are you on different social networks like Facebook, LinkedIn, or Twitter? If you want to stay connected to your entire social network on one single page then here is the great Firefox add-on from Yoono.  Yonno is very good add-on for Firefox and it installs as a sidebar in your browser. With the help of this add-on you can update your status to your entire social network at the same time. You can also able to share images, videos and links very easily.

The great feature of this add-on is that Yoono can be used in a single column mode or multiple column modes. This means you don’t need to open different tabs in your browser for different social networks. You can login to into all once and updates your status at a one go.

Look at the above image; you will see sidebar for your Firefox with different social networking services. Even you can use chat messengers with this add-on. Currently, Yoono supports Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, LinkedIn, Youtube, Flickr, Foursquare, FriendFeed, Yammer, Google Buzz, AIM, Yahoo! Messenger and Google talk. Here is how the Firefox add-on looks in multiple column modes,

This is really a must have add-on for your Firefox. If you not aware of this, you can install this plugin from Firefox add-on tab or click here.

Privacy: Yoono store usernames and password for certain services on their server for purely login purposes. You can read more about their privacy policy here. If you still worried about your security and privacy, you can use individual social networking services without using this add-on.

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Remove Malware with Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool

Posted by TechGeek on July 1, 2011

The Microsoft’s malicious software removal tool is yet another very good security tool used to scan malicious software. The Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool checks your computers for infections by specific or prevalent malicious software including Blaster, Sasser, and Mydoom and helps you to remove any infection found. The tool will displays detailed report describing the information about malicious software. The Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool checks computers running Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2000 and Windows Server 2003.Every second Tuesday of each month, Microsoft releases an updated version of this tool. Here are the steps to use this tool on Windows7,

1) Go to website and download x64 version of the tool (Windows7).

2) Once downloaded, double click on the setup file.

3) You can able to see a list of malicious software that this tool detects and removes by clicking the link,

4) Now click on the next button to continue. You will be presented with option to scan,

5) Choose appropriate scan. I will recommend using Full-Scan. Click the next button to start scan,

6) After full scan is completed, the report will be shown to you,

Yes. This tool is not a replacement for an anti-virus product but a helpful tool to identify malicious software. If you any questions related to this, please comments below.

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