YOUR FAVOURITE READERS’ TIPS OF 2017
One of the benefits of our Snipca Url-shortening system is that it lets us keep track of how many times a URL has been clicked, telling us which programs and tips you like most. This in turn helps us to plan features and Workshops we hope you’ll find useful. Based your click counts, here are the 10 most popular Readers’ Tips of 2017 so far.
1Password- protect sensitive files on your PC using Pc-optimisation software Synei System Utilities ( www.snipca.com/26046, see screenshot below). Pete Foster, Issue 492 2Create flowcharts quickly and easily using Diagram Designer ( www.snipca.com/25518). Terry May, Issue 510
3Recover your forgotten Wi-fi password using Nirsoft’s Wirelesskeyview ( www.snipca.com/23679). Brian Warton, Issue 497
lost product keys for any software using the program Belarc Advisor ( www.snipca.com/24475). Roy Davies, Issue 503
old video-camera files in Windows 10 by downloading missing codecs in the Media Player Codec Pack ( www.snipca.com/25203). Michael Weaver, Issue 508 6Create a desktop shortcut to open your disc tray using Nirsoft’s Nircmd ( www.snipca.com/23358). David Ward, Issue 495 7See how websites looked in the past on the Wayback Machine ( www.snipca.com/23135). Steve Tyson, Issue 494 8Make Chrome faster by removing extensions you no longer want. Install the Nooboss extension ( www.snipca.com/23973, see screenshot above) to see all the other extensions you’ve installed. Angela Fellow, Issue 499 9Listen to internet radio stations around the world using VLC Media Player ( www.snipca.com/22779). Trevor Falls, Issue 492
your PC’S CPU usage and read and write speeds, as well as your internet upload and download speeds, using program Xmeters ( www.snipca.com/24863). Kenneth Wall, Issue 506
Password-protect your files and folders using Synei System Utilities