How to Download and Install Dropbox Safely?

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How to download and install Filezilla safely?

FileZilla is a powerful software that allows you to transfer files through the internet.
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How to download and install Internet Explorer safely?

What is internet explorer ?

Internet explorer is a web browser which comes with Microsoft windows operating system. However it’s not a default browser of Microsoft windows. It is one of the most widely used free web browsers of the world. You can download internet explorer with other add on software of it in the web pages of Microsoft for free. Till now internet explorer has released 11 versions of it.

How to download Internet explorer latest version ?

Internet explorer latest browser can be found in Microsoft download center.
For this, one needs to open the Microsoft web site and search for the internet explorer. But for the current version of internet explorer, you must have the updated version of operating system in his or her computer too. The latest version of internet explorer cannot be opened with the older version of an operating system.

Internet explorer 11 is the last version of this web browser which comes with Microsoft windows OS 8 and 10. Therefore if you already have these two operating systems in your computer, then you need not download the internet explorer 11. Computer having windows 7 operating system needs to download this web browser.

Internet explorer 11 has many inbuilt features and tools. At present Microsoft windows OS supports only the latest version of internet explorer. Microsoft having windows 7 or higher than it support only the latest version of it.

In order to download internet explorer 11, you needs to visit the Microsoft webpage and search for it or click here to direct access.
download internet explorer

Do one of the following:
To start the installation immediately, click Open or Run this program from its current location
To copy the download to your computer for installation at a later time, click Save or Save this program to disk

run ie11

There you will see ‘Get internet explorer’ box. You need to click on it. Below this box you will see another box asking you whether to make Bing your default search engine and MSN your default home page. Bing and MSN are two inbuilt features of internet explorer. If you want it then tick the box. And if you are happy with your current setting then do not tick that box. After that downloading will start and you will be asked whether to run or save the file. If you click on Run then installation will continue on its own. Once it is completed you may be asked to restart the computer. Once your computer is resumed the shortcut icon of internet explorer will be placed in your desktop screen and you will be able to browse by clicking on it.

Internet explorer ‘add on’ software :

Internet explorer comes with some extra software’s which are known as Add on services of internet explorer. These make internet explorer faster, easier and less complicated.

Bing bar is one of such add on.

Advanced Internet explorer history bar is another such add on, which help the user to find the previous websites they visited.

Speckie is another very important add on of internet explorer. It is spelling checker, which shows errors by underlining the specific word. Apart from these there are ‘The parental control bar’, ‘The free dictionary’ etc. which are installed with the internet explorer and make browsing easy.

How to download and install Chrome safely

Want to download and install Google Chrome without risk to the safety of your device?
Follow these few steps and it will be easy

What is Chrome ?

Chrome is a free web browser, very popular and effective, you are more than 40% using it to browse the internet. In many countries, Chrome is used as the most trusted browser. This browser is suitable for windows, Mac and Linux operating system.

How to download Chrome ?

Downloading Google Chrome is very easy and simple process. It can be downloaded for free. However downloading Chrome for desktop or android is not similar.

Here are the simple steps to download Chrome in your computer

 

  • Click on “download Chrome”
    install chrome
  • Click “Accept and install”
  • Click the downloaded file “ChromeSetup.exe”
    launch chrome
  • A security message will appear, click on “run”
  • Wait a few minutes…and you’re done, chrome is installed !

Chrome for mobile:

In order to install Google Chrome web browser in your mobile you need to go to the ‘Google Play Store’ or ‘Apple Store’ and search for Google Chrome. After that you simply tap the install button.
It requires your permission to download.
After getting the permission, download gets started. When downloading is completed, click the open button to work on it.

Be secured:

One should be very careful while working on internet. Hence to be safe and secured, always install the latest version of Chrome.

How to download and install Duolingo safely?

Duolingo is the biggest learning platform for online language in the world.
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How to download and install Google Earth Safely?

Google Earth is a program that provides a 3D-representation of Earth founded on satellite imagery.
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How to download and install AdBlock safely?

What is AdBlock ?

AdBlock is a powerful and the most downloaded extension for Safari and Google Chrome browsers. It blocks ads from interrupting your browsing time.  AdBlock does not need your personal details to run and it does not monitor your browsing.
With AdBlock exception are easy, it does not block unobtrusive ads to support configurable websites. It can whitelist others with just two clicks.  It removes YouTube video advertisements before you view them. Just press the play button.

It is an amazingly powerful extension and it can block everything like pre-video ads on YouTube. When the AdBlock blocking ads, you can observe that the logo of the AdBlock glow red in your Google Chrome taskbar.

It provides a list of filters that allows you to delete or add sites from the add-ons panel.  It is significant to filter websites that you do require Flash pop-ups to build up like Grooveshark consecutively for applications to work perfectly when the AdBlock is working.

This powerful blocking tool can make your page look a bit blank, but it will be effective.

How to download AdBlock?

The first step is, go to the download page at adblockplus.org and select internet extension and click on the browser version that is applicable to your computer.  If you are not sure, then press selects the 32-bit version. Now, press “Run” appears in the dialog box.  It will download a file, and you just wait till it complete, and then just press “Run” again.

Installing the AdBlock Program

Once the installer starts, you have to press “Next” and then press ‘Install.’  Once you will press install, the installer will run and you must press “Yes” when you see a dialog box that says “User Account Control.” AdBlock is a small program so it does not take much time to installation. Once the installation is completed, press “Finish.”  Close the program once it is done, and again open the program.

Testing the Installation

Once the AdBlock is installed, you can see a small red-icon on the right bottom side of the browser. As it is there, you can confirm that it is successfully installed, but you should also make sure that if it is working or not. Now, open a new tab go to the Google search, type in a large advertised term like Car Insurance, and you can observe there are no ads appear that usually present at the top. Now, you have successfully installed AdBlock and now, you are free from ads.

Chrome (Desktop)

Install: Go to the getadblock.com and press Get AdBlock Now or Get from the Chrome Web Store. Now, press, add to Chrome, and press ‘OK’ to allows the AdBlock requests.

Safari (Desktop)

Install: Go to getadblock.com and press Get AdBlock Now.  Now, open downloads folder and press AdBlock.sfariextz and press install from the gallery.

Once you install AdBlock, you will notice that most advertisements are not even downloaded at all. This allows you to focus on browsing your content as you like without any interruptions, and now you can avoid waiting time as well.

How to Download and Install GIMP Safely?

GIMP is an image manipulation program app designed to provide a variety of functions shared with a simple and insightful interface.  It is available to the individuals who are just opening with digital art and something to offer for more qualified users.

GIMP is available for free to download.  It has the advantage over the common art software industry like Photoshop that often comes with significant price tags. Also, GIMP is totally an op-source application.

How to get GIMP running on your PC?

Installing GIMP is a very easy task.  The basic idea that you should know before installing the GIMP is that you should know a little more details about your computer. Generally, you should know the OS that you are running, and check if GIMP is compatible to run on your computer.  You may require free software add-on or update if you are still using the older OS (operating system).

Once you know the OS that you are using on your computer, and then the next step is, download the appropriate version of GIMP for your OS, and run the installer.

How to Download and Install GIMP for Windows

Before installing GIMP, ensure that your computer meets the requirements of GIMP.  If you are not sure which operating system you are using, then follow the below instructions and find the OS that your computer runs. To install GIMP on your computer, you should have Windows XP or any newer version to run the new version of GIMP.

If you don’t know your OS, then to find out, run the newer version of GIMP using Windows XP, and make sure that you have installed the WSPIII (Windows Service Pack III) updates, and it is available for free for Windows.  But, if you are using the latest version of Windows XP64 and Windows, then you don’t need an update.

The first step is download link located at the top of the webpage to Download GIMP.  The newer version of GIMP works with Windows XP or any other newer versions. After downloading the GIMP, open the package and run the installer.  Now, follow the instructions that appear on the windows, then you will finish installing GIMP.

When you start the program for the first time, it may take a couple of minutes to start the program as it loads a lot of the latest stuff on your computer.

How to Install GIMP for Mac

Ensure your Mac computer meet the requirements of GIMP. To install the program in Mac OS, you need 10.5, 10.411, 10.6, 10.8, or 10.7.

The 10.411 and 10.5 version users are eligible to install GIMP 2.6 and 10.6 and above versions can use the newer version of GIMP (GIMP 2.8.4 is the newer version right now)

If you are not sure which OS version you are using for your Mac computer, then follow these instructions:

If you have 10.411 versions, then you will require your original operating system installation disk, which allows you to install an additional resource called X11.  The 10.411 users can use a version of GIMP 2.6.11.  If you are using 10.5 version, then you can install GIMP 28.2 and above.

If you are using 10.7, 10.8, or 10.6 versions, then you can install the newer version of GIMP 2.8.4 and it does not need any additional programs to run the program perfectly on your Mac.

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How to download and install Firefox safely?

Want to download and install Mozilla Firefox without risk to the safety of your device?
Follow these few steps and it will be easy

What is Firefox ?

Firefox is a free web browser which was found by Mozilla foundation. It is one of the most popular and most widely used web browsers of the world. In many countries, firefox is used as the most trusted browser. People use it as desktop browser in many countries. People using other web brower have recently switched to firefox because of its high speed. This browser is suitable for windows, Mac and Linux operating system.

How to download Firefox ?

Downloading the firefox is very easy and simple process. It can be downloaded for free. However downloading firefox for desktop or android is not similar.

How to download firefox for computer :

Before going to download firefox for your computer you need to be sure that your operating system does support Mozilla firefox web browser.

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/53.0.3/system-requirements/

Here are the simple steps to download firefox in your computer :

  1. First you need to search the firefox page on https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/new/# in any browser.
    download firefox
    Once it is opened, you will see the ‘Free download’ button. If automatic download doesn’t start, you need to click on that button.
  2. After clicking there, you will notice a notification bar asking you whether to run the file or to save it in the computer.
  3. If you click the ‘run’ button, then the process of downloading starts automatically. If you click the save button, then the file will be saved in your computer and you need to open it later.
    run-firefox
  4. After the downloading is completed, click the install button to install it.
    install firefox
  5. However, before installation you may be asked for the type of installation you want to make. Installation may be standard or custom. In standard installation, installation is done with all the inbuilt functions and features there in firefox. It’s an automatic process. On the other hand in custom installation, you need to choose everything, like where to keep the firefox icon in your computer, whether to make Mozilla firefox as your default browser or not etc. It can be installed according to your choice. If you make firefox the default browser, then whenever you search something in internet then it will be automatically opened with firefox.
  6. After installation is completed, you can browse in firefox.

This is how firefox is downloaded and installed in computer.

Firefox for mobile :

In order to install firefox web browser in your mobile you need to go to the ‘google play store’ and search for Mozilla firefox. After that you simply tap the install button.
It requires your permission to download.
After getting the permission, download gets started. When downloading is completed, click the open button to work on it.

Be secured :

One should be very careful while working on internet. Hence to be safe and secured, always install the latest version of firefox. Older versions of firefox may not work properly or cannot be opened in all operating system. Thus before going to download Mozilla firefox, be sure about the version.53.0 is the name of the latests version of firefox.