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Recent Cleaner, delete my recent documents, please! :)

March 5th, 2010

Since computers are so popular and used virtually everywhere, it is becoming increasingly difficult to keep your PC private. You family uses it. You colleagues may ask you to let them spend several minutes at your laptop. This is Ok for you, but you really do not want to let them see which files you have recently opened.

If you do not know that most programs have lists of recent files, then learning this fact may be a sensation for you. But for experienced PC users this is a well known fact. It is possible to see which files you have recently opened. Sure, if you are not a secret agent or an assassin, you have nothing to conceal. However, sometimes you do not feel comfortable when somebody known what files you have recently opened.

System administrators often have to keep an eye on employees. Some of them are occupied with private things, while others cheat on the company, i.e. access forbidden files which contain sensitive and confidential information. With Recent Cleaner from AKS-LABS administrators will have an opportunity to see which files were recent opened in a particular PC. Moreover, this program makes it possible to see files opened in the most popular office programs. Of course, this is MS Office software product family. We all use Word, Excel, Power Point, Front Page and Access. Recent Cleaner will display a list of recent files once you click on a relevant button. You can also view an entire list of files and programs recently opened in a particular computer.

You ask yourself: "How to delete my recent documents?" Here is the solution

You ask yourself: "How to delete my recent documents?" Here is the solution

Recent Cleaner, delete my recent documents, please! :)

Recent Cleaner, delete my recent documents, please! :)

The program has one main menu which is located on the left side. This is the list of programs, and as said above, you choose recent files by clicking on an icon. Recent Cleaner makes it possible to erase recent files lists in different ways. Thus, you can erase ALL records, in a lists of all recent files in all programs. It is possible to delete file in groups, for example all Excel files or Win rar archives. Finally, you can choose individual files to be deleted. For example, you have opened one file in your colleague’s computer. Using Recent Cleaner you can delete this file from recent files list, so that he does not know that you were using MS Word.

There is also a reporting function. The report displays the number of recent files as well as number of deleted recent files.

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“How can I clear my recent documents?” Guys from AKS-LABS know how!

March 5th, 2010

Nowadays, information stored in computers is exposed to many threats. Of course, people use different software solutions to protect information. But sometimes, it seems to be impossible. Imagine such a situation. You are sharing one computer with three managers. You spend most time in the “field”, i.e. meeting with customers, but from time to time you need office PC with its database and recourses. If you are using computer after your colleague has used it, you can see which files he has accessed. Well, there is nothing bad in this. But who knows… Everybody has the right for privacy.

Or imagine that you are a system administrator who suspects that employees access and open classified files or files and documents that do not concern work. In other words, they are occupied with private things in working time.

The abovementioned situations are different, but they have a common solution. Recent Cleaner from AKS-LABS will make it possible to both erase lists of recent files and view/analyze such logs. The program is very easy in use and it is unlikely to cause any problems to users with different levels of computer literacy. If you have got a question: “How can I clear my recent documents”, AKS-LABS gives you a definite answer with its Recent Cleaner solution.

How can I clear my recent documents? Ask AKS-LABS

There is no need to type "How can I clear my recent documents" in Google. AKS-LABS has the solution

There is no need to type "How can I clear my recent documents" in Google. AKS-LABS has the solution

AS said above, this is a very simple program, so even if you want to mess things up you have no chances to succeed. There is one key menu in which you choose programs in which recent files were opened. It is possible to clear list of all files, documents and programs opened in the recent time. Thus, if you want 100% privacy, this option is exactly what you need.

It is possible to clear all files, as said above, groups of recent files (for instance all MS Office recent files or all Windows files) and individual files which you may select.

Let’s have a look at hypothetic situation. You are an administrator who needs to make sure that employees do not open forbidden Word or Excel files in their office computers. Having installed Recent Cleaner, you simple choose Excel in the left side menu and here we go… you have got 4 recently opened files. Hm…interesting…what is business offer from your competitors doing there?

To the contrary, if you are a PC user who does not want anybody to see which files you have accessed, you may finish each working session with cleaning of recent files lists.

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Clear lists of recent documents with Reacent Cleaner from AKS-LABS

March 5th, 2010

Computers seem to enter our life to stay there forever. We use IT technologies is virtually all business spheres, and most business cannot imagine their existence without reliable IT support. Computers turn our life for the better, but since they contain so much valuable information, this info is exposed to different threats. Sometimes, it happens that you are sharing one computer with colleagues in the office. Sometimes, you do not want your friends to see which files you have recently opened. Sometimes it is necessary to check what files have been accessed at employees’ computers, especially if we are talking about large firms.

Sometimes it is not very good if strangers can see what files have been opened in your PC. If you do not have the right to set a password to the entire operating system, you can clean records of recently accessed files. In order to do that, you need simple software from AKS-LABS. The program called Recent Cleaner will do all the “cleaning” job. The thing is that your operating system stores information on recently opened files. The same is true for most programs, including the most popular MS Office software family. If you open MS Word and go to file menu you will see below list of 3 or 4 recently accessed files. If you want to get rid of then, use Recent Cleaner.

The program is easy to use for people with different experience in computers and IT spheres. Perhaps, even those reading PC for dummies will be able to successfully operate Recent Cleaners and delete files from the list of recent documents.

Keep your PC private and clear list of recent documents

Keep your PC private and clear list of recent documents

Delete a list of recent documents

Delete a list of recent documents

You should pay all your attention to the left side menu. There are three program types which you can choose. These are MS Office programs (Word, Excel, Access, Front Page and Powerpoint), Utilities (Win Rar and Win Zip) and System (ALL files and programs run in the operating system). Thus, if you are interested in Word files, select MS Word, pick up files you want to delete or delete them all.

By the way, if you want to delete all records you can press Clear all button, and entries in all lists of recent files will be deleted. This will help you get rid of evidence of any recent activity in the PC.

If you do not understand something about the program there is a Help menu and AKS-LABS support which will surely email you back with explanations and solutions to your problems.

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Asking youself: “How can I clear my recent files?” Aks AKS-LABS How!

March 5th, 2010

Privacy is a privilege in the modern age of technology. The Internet is everywhere and computers are used in all spheres of our life. But with development of web technologies information became accessible for millions of people all over the world. Besides, every office employee uses computers. Some office clerks share PCs. Of course, you may not want other people to see which files you opened. As said above, privacy is very important. These may be the files which you want to conceal from them. These may be the files that do not concern them at all, and if they have a look at them you may have problems.

Thus, you think to yourself: “I need to clear my recent files somehow.” Having trouble doing this? Purchase Recent Cleaner from AKS-LABS and you will always keep your PC private. You can open dozens of files, but there will be no records of this if you use Recent Cleaner.

As a system administrator you may want to have a look at the files and programs opened at network computers. Thus, having installed Recent Cleaner to all computers (so that their users do not suspect it) you may view the log of all operations performed. This is very easy, since the program has a user friendly interface and clear functions.

Use clear my recent files function

Use clear my recent files function

Recent Cleaner has a "clear my recent files" function

Recent Cleaner has a "clear my recent files" function

Recent Cleaner deletes records from lists recent files opened in MS Office programs, Win Rar and Win Zip. It is also possible to delete all Windows recent files. It does not matter on what side you are: administrator or a user. You can either destroy all evidence of your work with computer, or just to the contrary, see what has been done with a particular computer.

It is possible to delete all recent files, or choose separate documents. As to the file types, Recent Cleaner supports MS Office documents (Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, Front Page), utilities such as Win Rar and Win Zip.

If you want to summarize results, you can generate a report which will include the overall number of files, as well as files deleted from the recent files list. The report is made in HTML extension.

As said above, Recent Cleaner will be a helpful tool for ordinary users, system administrators and freaky users who are afraid that other people may see what files have been opened in their PCs.

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Clear list of windows recent files to keep your PC private

March 5th, 2010

All programs as well as operating system stored recently opened files, programs, archives etc. This list is usually used to access recent files, which saves times as there is no need to look for files in a manual mode. However, privacy is valued by many PC users, especially in big offices. If you share computer with several people and you do not want them to view your recently opened Word or Excel documents you somehow need to delete this list.

If you run MS Word or Excel and choose File menu, below you will see recently viewed files. You may have some sensitive information stored in your computer and, naturally, you do not want anyone else to access it. The same concerns My recent files in Start Windows menu. What are the ways to clear recent files? Use Recent Cleaner from AKS-LABS and you may feel secure and protected: no one will ever view files recently opened in your PC.

Recent Cleaner has a very simple interface. Even inexperienced PC users will have no problems with this program. The only thing you have to do is to choose the kind of program in which you want to clear list of recently opened files. There are 3 sub-menus in the Left column – MS Office, System and Utilities (Utils). MS Office menu includes 5 the most popular Office programs, Word, Excel, Access, Front Page and Power Point. These are the most widely used file types.

Clear list of windows recent files

Clear list of windows recent files

Use Recent Cleaner to delete a list of windows recent files

Use Recent Cleaner to delete a list of windows recent files

In System menu you will be able to view all recent activity in your computer. This list includes documents, files, archives, programs, multimedia files etc. Thus, having cleared this list you destroy all evidence of activity in your PC.

Utils menu includes Win Rar and Win Zip. Here you will be able to see which archives you have recently opened or which files you have recently compressed.

It is possible to clear all lists of recent files. To do that you need to press Clear all button and the program will clear list of windows recent files, and recently viewed files in MS Office programs, as well as Win Rar and Win Zip.

If you do not want to delete all files from the list, you can select only some of them. For example, you viewed some files at somebody else’s computer. In order to keep the list as it used to be, you just delete the file you have viewed.

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Data leak prevention is something you should take care of

March 4th, 2010

Have you ever faced the problem of data leakage? We are not taking about the cases when your college roommate looked through personal photos stored in your PC. When concerning business, data leakage can cause serious problems. If your competitors somehow gained access to commercial and confidential information then you are in a trouble. Sometimes, your competitors start acting exactly like you wanted to act. This means only one thing – your employees cheat on you.

Well, this is an emergency situation and you have to do something about it. You cannot control all employees, but you can scan their computers. But there are thousands of files stored there, and it will take ages to find confidential files in network computers.

Luckily, there is Show Hidden Files solution from AKS-LABS. Why hidden files? Password protected documents and archives are suspicious. Indeed, why set a password to a file? If an employee has done so, then he has something to conceal. Consequently, password protected files are among the most interesting for you.

Show Hidden Files scans folders and hard drives to find all files, documents and archives protected with password. Thus, you do not have to waste precious time looking through all files. Just use Show Hidden Files which will provide you with excellent search results.

Data leak prevention is a key task of Show Hidden Files

Data leak prevention is a key task of Show Hidden Files

Show Hidden Files is a perfect data leak prevention tool

Show Hidden Files is a perfect data leak prevention tool

The program is very simple and thus, can be used by a wide range of people with different experience in computers and IT technologies. All you have to do is to select a directory or a hard drive which you want to scan, and the program will do everything for you.

Sure, if you have additional information on the files and archives you may use it in search by date and size options. You can find these tabs right below Search in box. If you are interested in large files only (for instance you suspect that someone has shared presentation draft which is a large file) you can adjust search settings according to your needs and requirements. As a result you will have a list of password protected files larger than, for instance, 5MB.

If you are aware of the possible date on which files were created, modified or accessed, then search by date option can be quite helpful. You can choose certain periods of time or such an option as, for example, “files created in recent 2 months.”

When the search process is finish you can summarize results in the list of found files which Show Hidden Files will make for you.

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Data file leak prevention with Show Hidden Files utility

March 4th, 2010

Have you ever suffered losses because of data file leak? Well, this may sound like a Hollywood story to you, but the reality is – every day companies lose money because of file leakage. Important financial or fiscal information can be a serious weapon in the hands of your competitors. Can you imagine situation in which your competitors do the same things you were going to do. Exact same things! Exact same strategy! What should that mean? There is an obvious explanation – information leakage.

How can you prevent this? Create a new Gestapo in your office? Make your employees report to you every day. Hire one watchman for every employee? Everything is much simpler. As a rule, cheating employees protect forbidden files with passwords. Thus, the only thing you need to do is to find ALL password protected files, documents, pgp discs and archives.

If you have Show Hidden Files utility from AKS-LABS you will have no need in manual checking of all computers. A system administrator can enjoy comfort of his office and look for hidden files in all network computers. Maybe your employees are 100% honest! Well, be it so. But if you are armed with Show Hidden Files you will be 100% confident in them.

Data file leak prevention is a serious task for any system administrator

Data file leak prevention is a serious task for any system administrator

Purchase reliable software for data file leak prevention

Purchase reliable software for data file leak prevention

Show Hidden Files is not a complex program with numerous buttons, tabs, options and menus. You do what you see there. All functions are easy to understand. All names of the tabs speak for themselves. So, even beginners can successfully operate the program.

It is possible to select several directories or hard drives to be scanned, as well as it is possible to scan sub-folders. The search itself does not take much time. Of course, this depends on size of your hard drive.

Show Hidden Files has also two important search criteria. These are search by date and size. Of course, you can make an effective use of these search criteria if you possess relevant information, i.e. if you are aware of the files size and date. For example, you may look for files of particular size. Search by date implies looking for files which were created, accessed or modified during certain period of time. If you perform check up once every month you may choose to check files created during recent month.

Once you are done with the search you can copy all found files and archives to a folder to further work with them. It is also possible to create a list of found files.

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Customer data leak prevention is a MUST for any business

March 4th, 2010

In the modern age of technology information security is all important. Most businesses use IT support. Moreover, businesses cannot function normally without proper IT support. The Internet is used to share information, and keeping some information confidential is a MUST. If you lose data or private/sensitive information, you will suffer serious losses. Well, this may be not loss of money. Information leakage may harm your business image which is sometimes more important than money.

System administrators in big companies have to control information flows in and outside a company network. When the network consists of 300+ computers this is not an easy task. How can you know if some employees hide something in their computers? It is physically impossible to check every PC. But check this out! If you find a password protected file in a PC, what is the first thought in your head? Right! You will think: “Why would he protect a Word file?”

So, the basic idea is – you scan computers of your employees to find all password protected files. Then you work with the files trying to break passwords. For these purposes we recommend using Find Hidden Files solution from AKS-LABS. The program is specifically designed to find all password protected files, archives and pgp discs.

Customer data leak prevention is a very serious challenge

Customer data leak prevention is a very serious challenge

Use top software for customer data leak prevention

Use top software for customer data leak prevention

Show Hidden Files can be used as a tool against cheating employees who make public personal customer information. Customer data leak prevention is a very serious task, since your customers may even sue you if they learn that their personal information is handed over to third parties.

With Show Hidden Files utility you will have an opportunity to scan network computers, so you can perform the entire procedure remotely. It is possible to select numerous locations, for instance folders from different computers.

Having additional information about files you want to find, you can use special search features as search by date and size. Search by date implies eliminating files that do not fit into search criteria. For instance, you can look for files smaller than 5 MB or larger than 60KB. Search by date is useful if you know when the files were created, modified or accessed. You can look for files created between a certain time period or in the recent days/weeks.

You can create a list of found files in txt extension, as well as copy found files to a selected directory.

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Database leak prevention is easy with Show Hidden Files

March 4th, 2010

Imagine that you are running a successful business, and all of a sudden you face serious problems. You competitors are acting as if they know what you were going to do, and so they are doing the same. There can be only one explanation: information leakage. But you stored all confidential information in your computers network. Perhaps, one of your employees accessed forbidden files and shared them with competitors. Well, you are in a trouble.

You contact system administrator and describe the problem. He listens and understands that existing database leak prevention system does not work. It is necessary to scan computers to find who shared sensitive information. But, what files are the most interesting to you? Well, if you run into a password protected file you will tell yourself: “Well, this guy conceals something here”. The next thing you would think of is: “Hey, it would be good to find all password protected files and crack them.”

Such a wish is a reality in AKS-LABS. Developers from this company released a program that looks for password protected files only. Show Hidden Files is a perfect tool for database leak prevention. The program will make it possible to spot all hidden files. After search process you can copy files to one location and then try to break passwords.

Show Hidden Files is a very easy to use program. All menus, tabs and functions are easy to understand, so you are unlikely to face any problems. However, if this happens you can use Help menu or contact AKS-LABS support service.

Use a reliable tool for database leak prevention

Use a reliable tool for database leak prevention

Database leak prevention is a very serious task

Database leak prevention is a very serious task

Having chosen directories and hard drives (there can be several locations) you may proceed to search. The program will spot all files protected with passwords, as well as archives and pgp discs. Hidden files will appear in the search result list. Bu the way you can apply standard right button mouse menu to these files to delete or cut them. It is also possible to copy all files to a previously selected directory.

As to the file types, Show Hidden Files can look for particular extensions. These are MS Word and Excel documents, Access databases, zip and rar archives and pgp disks. As you can see, these are the most popular office extensions.

In case you have additional information on the files you are looking for, then search by date and size tabs are the best option for you. In such a way you may eliminate undesirable files in the search result list.

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File leak prevention is a challenging task for system administrators

March 4th, 2010

With a rapid development of the Internet sharing of information has turned from a miracle into reality. It is possible to transfer files and huge archives via the Internet. There is no problem in uploading a 5GB file for your friends or partners to download it.

But at the same time modern technologies made it possible to steal information and use it with criminal purposes. Thus, computers need to be protected from intruders. However, it sometimes happens that employees of large companies cheat on the management by accessing and sharing sensitive information with third parties or criminals. Such actions may result in serious monetary losses or problems with competitors or even tax government authorities. As a rule, cheating employees protect forbidden files with passwords, so that no one can access them.

Progressive network security administrators use special automated system to find password protected files, as such files and archives are among the most suspicious. Show Hidden Files utility from AKS-LABS is a program that helps you find password protected files, create a list of them and copy them to one folder.

With Show Hidden Files is a perfect tool for file leak prevention. If an employee decided to protect file or archive with password, then he has something conceal. The program will scan folders and hard drives to compile a list of files and archives that are protected with passwords.

Show Hidden Files is an effective tool for file leak prevention

Show Hidden Files is an effective tool for file leak prevention

File leak prevention is a challenging task

File leak prevention is a challenging task

Show Hidden Files is widely used in police when officers confiscate computers to find crime evidence there. There is a 99,9% probability that password protected files contain important information.

Show Hidden Files can be used in the network of computers. Thus, if you are s system administrator whose goal is file leak prevention, Show Hidden Files is a very helpful solution. This search system works fast and it does not require user’s special knowledge. The program is easy and understood for users with different levels of computer literacy.

It is possible to select several folders/directories or hard drives where Show Hidden Files will search for password protected files. Once the search is complete the program can compile a list of found files, or copy the files to a selected folder.

If you possess additional information on the files, you can use search by size and date options. This will make it possible to narrow search results. For example you might be interested only in the files older than January 2, 2009.

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