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Avoid Junkware Offers

How to Avoid Junkware Offers with Unchecky by

You recommend a program to a family member, and they proceed to install it along with five other junkware programs that sneak their way on to their computer in the installation process.  Sound familiar?  Unchecky prevents these unnecessary programs from installing themselves by unchecking the appropriate boxes.

Installing Unchecky
This is probably the easiest program in the world to install. Head over to and click on the big button that says download. Run the file, click install, click finish, and you’re done! Since Unchecky is mostly meant for novice users, its simple installation process is well-suited.

Gmail update

Gmail update: Reach more people you know

Ever wanted to email someone you know, but haven’t yet exchanged email addresses? Starting this week, when you’re composing a new email, Gmail will suggest your Google+ connections as recipients, even if you haven’t exchanged email addresses yet.