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Google today released Chrome 48 for Windows, Mac, and Linux. Chrome 48 adds custom notification buttons and removes support for unsecure RC4 encryption. If you have Google Chrome installed, your browser should have silently updated already. You can confirm it by looking at the version number displayed in the About window. You can also manually check for update using the same. Chrome’s built-in updater will start updating your browser if it has not done it yet. You can also download Chrome directly from google.com/chrome.

Kaspersky Antivirus and Kaspersky Internet Security are one of the most popular security suite used by Windows users. Kaspersky Lab has added another member to its line of products available for its users. The new product is a free version of Kaspersky Antivirus aptly called Kaspersky Free. Yes, you read it correct, a free antivirus software from Kaspersky. So what features are available in the free edition of the security suite by Kaspersky? Let’s find out.

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free is a free data recovery software for Windows that allows you to recover up to 2 GB of deleted data. This free data recovery software supports dynamic disk and Linux file system. It allows you to easily recover deleted files. It does not matter if they are deleted images, videos, songs, documents, emails or archive files, EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free can recover them. It features filters, offers preview options, offers a deep scan mode for advance recovery of deleted files, allows you to specify file types before restore, saves previous searching results, and more.

Sometimes removing Kaspersky Antivirus or Kaspersky Internet Security or Kaspersky PURE completely is important to fix issues with it or the operating system. You can easily uninstall it using the Programs and Features function (also known as Add or Remove Programs in Windows XP) in the Control Panel. Even after uninstalling this way you may get errors related to left over files or drivers. Completely removing a security suite like the Kaspersky Lab products sometimes requires more than the default uninstaller program shipped with it. For this reason, the vendors of the application releases special uninstaller that removes everything their application installed including hidden drivers. Kaspersky Lab has one such special tool aptly called Kaspersky Lab Products Remover popularly known as kavremover to do the dirty job here.

GWX Control Panel is one of the most popular app among Windows users to fight against Microsoft’s aggressive Windows 10 upgrade campaign. GWX Control Panel helps Windows 7, Windows 8.1 users prevent their PCs from being automatically upgraded to Windows 10. The program received an update today with additional new options. According to its developer, the new update makes the app much more effective and protects its users against any accidental Windows 10 upgrade.

Adobe has released Adobe Flash Player update v. 20.0.0.267 to fix at least 19 security flaws in the program, including one 0-Day bug that is already being actively exploited in attacks. The new Flash Player update is available for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux users.

The new Adobe Flash update v. 20.0.0.267 includes a fix for a 0-Day vulnerability (CVE-2015-8651), which according to Adobe is being actively used in “limited, targeted attacks.”

Keyboard shortcuts are very helpful when you want to quickly complete tasks, open menus, common Windows tasks like copy & paste etc. all while avoiding to switch between the keyboard and the mouse. Like you have some predefined Windows shortcuts do you know that you can have custom shortcut keys to open any Windows software? You do not need any third-party software to do this. All you need is to make use of the feature that is available since eons in the Windows operating system. We will shortly show you how to create keyboard shortcuts to open programs here.

Open Live Writer, an open source fork of Windows Live Writer was first made available two weeks ago on GitHub. Those who liked editing their blogs from the comfort of using Windows Live Writer, the best offline editing tool for blogs, will be glad to see it live again through the open source fork. Open Live Writer supports many popular blog service providers such as WordPress, Blogger, TypePad, Moveable Type, DasBlog, and many more.

Piriform has released a new update of Speccy, bumping the version number to 1.29. If you have never heard about Speccy, it is a useful freeware Windows application that helps you get insight about your computer system. Simply speaking, it is a system information tool for Windows users.

According to the official blog, Speccy 1.29 comes with improved Windows 10 compatibility. It has also improved support for the latest Intel Skylake and Broadwell processors. In addition to the above notable improvements, Speccy 1.29 also strengthens hardware detection with its updated hardware detection algorithm.

Black Friday 2015 is here and so does some hot deals from Microsoft. This year, Microsoft has started its Black Friday sale by providing special discounts on a range of products and software. You can save a lot when you purchase a Surface or a Lumia or the Xbox One. If you have waited to purchase your own Surface, now is the best time. Microsoft Black Friday sales are valid till stocks last, so hurry up.

All Black Friday sales are available through Microsoft Stores. If you visit the official Microsoft Store online you will see a range of products available for purchase. Products that are not limited to Microsoft only but are manufactured by its partners like PCs, tablets, laptops, and accessories.Obviously you are reading this as you are more interested on products and devices that actually belong to Microsoft itself. So, what special discounts you can expect this Black Friday and on which products?