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Firefox 2.0 and some system goodies
Written by Gizmo   
Monday, 23 October 2006 17:47

The final release version of Firefox 2.0 is now available for download.

You can get the U.K. version of FF 2 here.

You can get the U.S. version of FF 2 here.

There are a lot of new features with this release.  Some of the more interesting ones are:

Lots of new features. A few of the bigger ones:

  • Phishing Protection warns users when they encounter suspected Web forgeries, and offers to return the user to their home page.
  • By default, Firefox will open links in new tabs instead of new windows, and each tab will now have a close tab button.
  • The Session Restore feature restores windows, tabs, text typed in forms, and in-progress downloads from the last user session.
  • A new built-in spell checker enables users to quickly check the spelling of text entered into Web forms (like this one) without having to use a separate application.
  • Based on Nullsoft Scriptable Install System, the new Windows installer resolves many long-standing issues.

For more information, see the FireFox 2 release notes page.


Other files:

ProGnome Free-locator 1.0 - a handy utility written by Skool_h8r that allows you to move the location of many of your pre-defined folders in WindowsXP. 

Thermal Analysis Tool - Provides stressing of multiple cores and temp monitoring all in one application.

Memset - tool for adjusting memory timings from within windows.

So, download 'em and try 'em out.  You know you want to!

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