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ESSENTIAL ANDROID SECURITY & PRIVACY APPLICATIONS

ESSENTIAL ANDROID SECURITY & PRIVACY APPLICATIONS

Super quick breakdown of the most essential security applications for Android OS. ADAWAY ► Effective hosts adblocker AFWALL+ ► Root-based firewall based on Linux ip-tables EXODUS ► Check your applications for telemetry trackers and secure your privacy YET ANOTHER CALL BLOCKER ► quality open-source call blocker Forked mod for Russia region . Fork is manadatory thing for people living in a Russia because access to application online database was blocked by Czech owner, due to war initiated by bunker rat.
LIST OF THE BEST GAMES EVER [2022]

LIST OF THE BEST GAMES EVER [2022]

No bla-bla-bla here. Just a little breakdown of best computer games ever. Fallout 1/2 X-COM: Enemy Unknown Transport Tycoon Deluxe Tyrian 2000 Stalker: Shadow of Chernobyl Civilization II Diablo I The Incredible Machine III If you would like to play these games on modern computer you are in luck, coz most of them were forked to open-source or remastered versions. Fallout Restoration OpenXcom / Extended version OpenTTD OpenTyrian Stalker: Shadow of Chernobyl OGSR Civilization II:Test of Time Diablo II: Resurrected And yeah, no cyberpunk 2077 here.
CLASSIC VINTAGE OPERATING SYSTEMS DIRECTLY IN YOUR BROWSER

CLASSIC VINTAGE OPERATING SYSTEMS DIRECTLY IN YOUR BROWSER

I suppose that many of you will be interested in looking at the most important operating systems of the past. Today it is possible even withour virtual machine. You can observe vintage operating systems right in your browser. ATARI ST MACOS 7 [ver II] MACOS 8 AMIGA OS WINDOWS 98 BONUS PART CHIPTUNE.COM chiptune tracker music site heavily inspired by Amiga OS Workbench v1.3. Imagery by spacedrone808
ACTUAL VPN SERVICES FOR RUSSIAN FEDERATION

ACTUAL VPN SERVICES FOR RUSSIAN FEDERATION

UPDATED ON: 2022-06-03 Due to heavy blockade of anonymizer services like VPN and TOR in Russia check out following sites, which still can be reached within Russia region. ▒ VPN SERVICES ZOOGVPN [Greece] LANTERN [USA] AMNEZIA [Russia?] PSIPHON [Canada] ◄ Site is blocked in Russia. For you convenience i’ll provide download links of Psiphon software on Mega.nz hosting: Windows client Android client ▒ TOR RELATED STUFF Also make sure not to skip following stuff:
COMPLETE TWEAKING GUIDE FOR WINDOWS 7 SP2+ ESU

COMPLETE TWEAKING GUIDE FOR WINDOWS 7 SP2+ ESU

VER 0.1B [SUGGESTIONS ARE WELCOMED] ¶ ESSENTIAL INTRODUCTION Finally I get up all one’s courage to compile and publish essential stuff regarding Windows 7 optimization. Note that full version of the guide will be released somewhere around early 2023. Check the warm place to stay on the edge. And now….Let’s dive into the tweaking process! All console commands should be executed from command line with with administrative privileges. Most of mentioned tweaks could be done via control panel, to enter it in a fast way just type in command line or execute Start Run:
TORTURE PROCEDURE ▀ CONNECTING HP1102W PRINTER TO WIRELESS NETWORK

TORTURE PROCEDURE ▀ CONNECTING HP1102W PRINTER TO WIRELESS NETWORK

FAQ ver 0.1b ▓ PREFACE This comprehensive guide will be handy for those of you who can’t figure out why hp printer is not detected by windows using usb connection and for those of you who are asking himself/herself “why do i need to do usb plug to setup device for wireless work?” hp is notoriously known in terms of really s#cky printer drivers. During all my career of system administrator i’ve constantly ran into driver related problems with hp devices.
KAELAN MIKLA ▀ ICELANDIC MELANCHOLY

KAELAN MIKLA ▀ ICELANDIC MELANCHOLY

Crew was kindly advised by Belka205 Some recent hits at your disposal. Crappy YT can show This live event is no longer available. Just reload the page couple of times to fix things up. KAELAN MIKLA - HVÍTIR SANDAR FEAT. ALCEST KAELAN MIKLA - STORMURINN KAELAN MIKLA - ÓSÝNILEG Imagery by spacedrone808
CORRECT BIOS SETTINGS TO INSTALL WINDOWS 7

CORRECT BIOS SETTINGS TO INSTALL WINDOWS 7

▒ HARDWARE Motherboard: Gigabyte X570 Aorus Ultra BIOS: F34 [F35b breaks compatibility with Windows 7] I think that guide will be useful due to nightmarish non-ergonomic structure of Gigabyte’s BIOS menus. ▒ UEFI vs MBR Windows 7 supports UEFI only partially, there is no native handling of this modern tech. I don’t see any reason to use UEFI, only if you want to boot from drive which is larger than 2TB.
SONY XZ1 COMPACT ▀ STRIPPING DOWN BLOATWARE + SOME PRIVACY TWEAKS

SONY XZ1 COMPACT ▀ STRIPPING DOWN BLOATWARE + SOME PRIVACY TWEAKS

v0.88b: please contact me if you find errors or inaccuracies. In this guide i will quickly show my system configuration tweaked for privacy. I’m using essential stuff like 4G/WiFi & BT. Additional pleasantries are blocked. █ ANDROID 8: OS WITH MINIMAL TELEMETRY Operating System: Android 8.0 [Android 8.1 ain’t good, coz it brought support of neural networks to do effective data mining] Security patch: 1st September 2018 FW Version: 47.
DPREVIEW ▀ ANOTHER PRE-PAID SITE

DPREVIEW ▀ ANOTHER PRE-PAID SITE

It is a known fact that dxomark resource is a complete sellout and very prone to assign fake rankings. And no one in sane condition will use their results as a reference, because of their prepaid nature. dxomark’s cool conclusion of the past that iphone is better then Nokia PureView 808 in terms of detail, makes me laugh till today. Days go by and it looks like we have another “winner” here – dpreview , to be precise.
IMPROVING FIREFOX PRIVACY & SECURITY ▀ TWEAKS [PART II]

IMPROVING FIREFOX PRIVACY & SECURITY ▀ TWEAKS [PART II]

IMPROVING FIREFOX PRIVACY & SECURITY FIREFOX ADDONS [Part I] Finally I’ve managed to finish this part of the FAQ. Note is a loooong-read, so mistakes can occur » please report them to me . One of the most distinctive features of FireFox was customization. With each new version it becomes less customizable, thanks to marketing people at mozilla corp. They do everything to make Firefox look like google chrome. I stopped using plain FireFox @ version 80.
USEFUL SIMPLE BATCH FILES WHICH I USE ON DAILY BASIS

USEFUL SIMPLE BATCH FILES WHICH I USE ON DAILY BASIS

Batch files tested under Windows 7. SHUTDOWN PUTER shutdown /p /f REBOOT PUTER shutdown /r /f /t 0 RESTART AUDIO SERVICE net stop "AudioSrv" net start "AudioSrv" DISABLE HIBERNATE powercfg -h off DISABLE/ENABLE LAN INTERFACES netsh interface set interface name="Local Area Connection" admin=disabled netsh interface set interface name="Local Area Connection" admin=enabled Where: Local Area Connection ◄ the name of your network connection TERMINATE FROZEN APPLICATIONS taskkill /F /IM vegas180.exe wmic process where name="vegas180.
LATEST SOFTWARE FOR CLASSIC WINDOWS 98SE/2000/XP/7

LATEST SOFTWARE FOR CLASSIC WINDOWS 98SE/2000/XP/7

Some really quick software lists with information on which version of application is a last one to run on Windows 98/2000/XP/7. Windows 98SE Gold Windows 98SE KeX Windows 2000 SP4 Windows XP SP3 As for Windows 7 SP2 ESU i maintain my personal list of trusted’n’latest software . Coz Seven is my daily driver system. So Windws 7 list will be constantly updated! Don’t forget about my dedicated WINDOWS 98/2000/XP/7 support page Imagery by spacedrone808
QUICK LOOK ON MANJARO DISTRIBUTION

QUICK LOOK ON MANJARO DISTRIBUTION

And will not sing praises on how cool Linux is. Because I know that it has its own quirks and inconveniences. For testing I almost randomly choose Manjaro Linux with lightweight XFCE desktop . Manjaro is based upon Arch distribution .Yeah, ubuntu is too much pop for me. Key benefits of Manjaro are quite transparent: modern & stable environment and pretty vibrant community. I understand that Linux don’t have all software, which I need and try to find software replacement in a while.
PERMANENT BLOG POLICY

PERMANENT BLOG POLICY

In case you are wondering regarding status and the main purpose of my blog feed. Here is some legal stuff you might want to know. SITE WILL NEVER CONTAIN FOLLOWING THINGS: ADS “TRENDY” NEWS POLITICS COVID NONSENSE ALSO YOU DON’T HAVE TO: SUB PUT LIKES SHARE STUFF WRITE COMMENTS All these boring things you can do in your favorite social-scroll-down-network [if you have such]. But instead of this monotonous stuff I’d rather go for a lil` stroll in a local park.
TRUSTED SOFTWARE FOR WINDOWS 7 [MEGA-LIST]

TRUSTED SOFTWARE FOR WINDOWS 7 [MEGA-LIST]

UPDATED ON: 2022-05-20 NOTE: list will be updated in the future. Also i’ll do my best to provide last Windows 7 compatible version of software. Contact me for suggestions and error reports . List of essential software needed for smooth and hassle free system performance. I use these applications on a daily basis. Selection is really private, but nevertheless of this fact I want to share my knowledge with you.
WINDOWS 7 ▀ ESU EXTENDED SECURITY UPDATES

WINDOWS 7 ▀ ESU EXTENDED SECURITY UPDATES

DON'T EVEN THINK THAT WINDOWS 7 IS DEAD! Official extended support for Windows 7 operating system ended on January 14, 2020 . Home users can’t extend support for the operating system while business and enterprise customers may extend support by up to three years till January 14, 2023 , to be precise. This is done by joining the ESU program which is available per machine [business] or per user [enterprise].
USEFUL WINDOWS 7 CONSOLE COMMANDS

USEFUL WINDOWS 7 CONSOLE COMMANDS

Here is a short breakdown of the most frequently used commands, which could be launched from the START menu. [WIN] + R ► START ► RUN ► …. CONTROL PANEL control panel LAN CONNECTIONS ncpa.cpl REMOTE DESKTOP mstsc SYSTEM SERVICES services.msc USER CONTROL PANEL control userpasswords2 MICROSOFT CONFIG TOOL msconfig DIRECTX DIAGNOSTICS TOOL dxdiag SYSTEM INFORMATION msinfo32 REGISTRY EDITOR regedit TASK SCHEDULER taskschd.msc GROUP POLICY EDITOR gpedit.msc Imagery by spacedrone808
ANDROID FIRMWARE & PLAY STORE ALTERNATIVES

ANDROID FIRMWARE & PLAY STORE ALTERNATIVES

UPDATE 2020-10-11: Added Excellent APKGrabber ALTERNATIVE FIRMWARE As for firmware, I recommend to use LineAgeOS if your device is supported. Neat FW with minimal tracking and no bloat from big corps. If there is no native LineAgeOS support check XDA forum threads for unofficial ports by community enthusiasts. If your device is not supported in both cases I do not recommend to update stock firmware to prevent bloat’n’telemetry installation.
LIST OF COOL RETRO SITES DEDICATED TO LEGACY OPERATING SYSTEMS

LIST OF COOL RETRO SITES DEDICATED TO LEGACY OPERATING SYSTEMS

UPDATED: 2021-10-05 Some good old-school sites regarding ‘puters and technology. I will update this post when stumble upon something very cool. Razorback95 ► cool guy doing retro stuff DXZeff ► small vintage computer forum, also guy has pretty neat YT channel Retro revival blog ► excellent selection of vintage software Vogons forum ► the most important place for old school gamers Old-games.ru portal ► very vibrant old games Russian community

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