|Customer Update - This eZine also online here April 8, 2008
Dear Rose City Customer,
Well for many of us in the Northern hemisphere, Winter is finally giving way to Spring. And we have the perfect tool for you to do some spring cleaning with!
As an aside, we're also excited to soon be leaving winter behind permanently, and adopting a 'bi-coastal' lifestyle here at Rose City Software. We just purchased a place near sunny Austin, Texas... in the green rolling hills of Texas Hill Country, which is about the same latitude as Tampa, Florida. So in the near future, cold dreary winters will become a thing of the past as we headquarter near the Gulf Coast for the winter months. Howdy y'all!
In the December newsletter we told you about our brand new tool, DiskMagik, a must-have tool to keep your PC running right.... keep it tight and fast! So many of you raved about this new tool that we're repeating the special offer for one more month! Scroll down below for the special offer. If you missed it first time around, now's your chance to try it for free!
And last newsletter thousands of you tried the cool freeware calendar and have no doubt come to appreciate its presence in your system tray as much as we have... we haven't even glanced at the pathetic Windows calendar option since. This month we have a new freebie for you, HT Track Website Copier. And as a regular new feature, we're going to start including a select piece of humor that we think you'll all appreciate.
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Our newsletter always contains lots of tricks and treats as well as other special information from our parent site, Rose City Software, a very popular Windows Resource and Information Center & HelpWithWindows.com, including critical Windows update information, and useful Windows tips and tricks.
We hope you'll enjoy this edition of the newsletter and you are welcome to forward it to your friends who might also enjoy it.
With each edition we will try to bring you a useful software you don't have to pay for... just as we did in previous months. Some are direct from Rose City and some are great toys and tools we have discovered elsewhere that we think you will like!
This month, we have a handy freeware tool called HTTrack which can neatly gobble up all the links of a website and create a local version for you to browse offline. This can be useful when travelling, or whenever you don't have internet access... or for a website that is just so good you want to save it to your disk before it disappears. We've used it several times to save a whole website to disk just days before it vanished from the web!
HTTrack is a free open source and easy-to-use offline browser utility for Windows 9x/NT/2000/XP, which allows you to download a World Wide Web site from the Internet to a local directory, building recursively all directories, getting HTML, images, and other files from the server to your computer.
HTTrack arranges the original site's relative link-structure. Simply open a page of the 'mirrored' website in your browser, and you can browse the site from link to link, as if you were viewing it online.
HTTrack can also update an existing mirrored site, and resume interrupted downloads. HTTrack is fully configurable, and has an integrated help system.
And HTTrack is completely free.. no cost, no adware, no strings... just a completely free tool to enhance your computer use. Visit the HTTrack website for more info and for the free download. And for lots of other cool free tools please check our website.
But first, read on for some other great software specials and tips...
Rose City Software Update Info
New releases and updates this year:
(As shown on the Rose City 'what's new' page)
TradeTrakker 2.77 - 03/10 - Minor maintenance update to this powerful investment tool - free upgrade for all registered users
Clipcache 3.1.1 - 03/07- Minor update to this award-winning Bookmark and Password Manager - free upgrade for registered users of v3.x
LinkStash 2.0.9 - 03/03- Minor update to this award-winning Bookmark and Password Manager - free upgrade for registered users of v2.x
SynchroMaster - 01/27 - Updated v188.8.131.52 - Originally released 12/2007. Keep all your files backed up and in synch... laptop, USB drive, network computers
MasterFind - 01/23 - a simple alternative to Windows search that finds files fast. Local hard drive searches complete in seconds!
New freeware listings - new freeware listings added regularly.
Special Repeat Offer - DiskMagik Defragmenter for a Real Windows Tuneup!
Due to popular demand, we're bringing back the special offer from late last year on our most popular new utility at Rose City Software... DiskMagik! DiskMagik can greatly speed up the operation of your Windows computer like nothing else you have ever tried! It's time to do some spring cleaning!
DiskMagik is a new offering from Rose City Software, one we are extremely proud of. In development for more than one year, it is now fully Vista compatible as well as XP/2000 and it can work wonders on your system!
DiskMagik is an intelligently designed utility to defragment the hard drive of a Windows PC. Compatible with Windows 2000/XP/Vista, DiskMagik has several powerful features not included in the Windows defrag utility including the ability to rearrange and reprioritize the order of files on the disk, permitting faster file access on demand.
In addition, it includes our exclusive "Proactive Defragmentation" technology. This extraordinary feature gives you the option to run DiskMagik silently in the background at all times to help maintain your system in peak performance mode. DiskMagik also has an optional and very user-friendly wizard to acquaint you with some of the key features and walk you through configuring each, if you like.
DiskMagik has been thoroughly tested at Rose City Software for months and run through extensive beta testing... It is 100% safe to use on your PC. Rose City Software stands behind it 100%. DiskMagik is a MUST-HAVE for all computer users interested in maintaining their computer's performance to help maintain your system in peak operating condition.
Visit the DiskMagik website to find out more about this outstanding software and/or download a free trial version.
Special Offer for Rose City Customers only:
New users now get DiskMagik for a limited time
for only $19.47
That's a full 35% off the regular price of $29.95 !
To take advantage of this special offer you can click on this special purchase link.
These special discount links are not published anywhere else except this newsletter!
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The Humor Spotlight
This is a new monthly feature for the Rose City Software newsletter... a little humor, handpicked by our editors to evoke a smile or two for our subscribers.
Anyone who has converted over to Windows Vista or is thinking about doing so, will appreciate this gem of a video
Click Here to view this Windows Vista video. LOL !!!
Windows® Update Information
You can always check your system for the latest updates from Microsoft® at http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com/
You will always hear about them first at our site at
Rose City Software or
There were several important Windows updates in the past couple months - here's one of the latest:
MS08-024: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (Critical)
Date last published: April 8, 2008
This critical update addresses a vulnerability which could allow remote code execution if a user viewed a specially crafted Web page using Internet Explorer. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.
You can also read the pages for Microsoft security updates for February 2008, for March 2008, and for April 2008 each of which includes several updates for Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office.
Windows Tips and Tricks
You'll find hundreds of useful tips and tricks for every version of Windows at our own www.HelpWithWindows.com (formerly Windows-Help.NET).
Because we operate a Windows help site and help forums and we sell software to enhance the Windows platform, we are in a prime position to hear about many of the problems reported by average Windows users out there around the world. Many people are looking to improve the reliability, speed and effectiveness of their Windows machines... and that's where we can help.
Microsoft has released Service Pack 1 for Windows Vista.
What's New for Windows Vista
Microsoft has rolled up a number of much needed reliability and performance improvements into SP1 for Vista. Vista may still leave you feeling like the video link above, but you will still want to update your OS asap.
And don't forget Rose City Software's two top performers for getting more performance from your Windows PC... Registry First Aid and DiskMagik
Well, we could go on and on here... But why not stop by our website where you'll find links to all this and a whole lot more, absolutely free,from Rose City Software, "The Internet's Premier Software Center."
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