KidRocket Web Browser
New feature list:

  • New Email for Kids with Art/eCard attachments
  • New Time Lock for limiting a childs time on the computer.
  • New updated browser navigation (thumbnail GUI) and graphics.
  • New websites. (Public & KidSafe)
  • New online games and puzzles.
  • Now Vista compatible. (Windows 98, 2000, XP, MCE, Vista)
  • Updated kidsafe website list. view approved websites
  • Now provides vocal prompts and confirmations, for alerts and various security related operations. - It Talks!

Existing feature list:

  • Desktop protection "Lockdown" with ctrl+alt+delete disabling.
  • Full featured childrens web browser, internet filter.
  • Interactive math flashcards with configurable math equations.
  • Art section with Doodle/Paint Pad & StarBrite (Lite-Brite) game.
  • Full featured parental control panel - Browser admin.
  • Customizable browser colors (almost 250 colors)
  • Allow/Block Printing.
  • Allow/Block Email.
  • Built-in popup blocker
  • Time in Use: timer and Digital Clock

Ad-Aware - It somewhat crosses over with Spybot's protection, but if you (or a friend/relative) have a system that's regularly filled with mysterious, malicious stuff, it's never a bad idea to let Ad-Aware comb through and safely clean the cruft out. [Download]

  • Spybot Search & Destroy - Just read through the list of what Spybot protects against—trackerware, info-tracking cookies, homepage hijackers, trojans, pop-up producers, keyloggers, advertising controllers—and you'll want to stop thinking about what a trip around the net leaves inside your system. Spybot is a tested and true veteran of the net annoyance wars, and has a support network of enthusiastic updaters. [Download]

    AVG Free - We actually prefer versions of this free anti-virus app earlier than 8.0 for their, shall we say, more quiet and subtle operation. But it still does a good job of keeping up to date on the latest virus threats and protecting against them, when needed. [Download]

    KeePass - It's where you keep your passwords, and create one password to track them all. It has lots of great plug-ins for your browser, other programs, and cool functionality. And it's available for every platform, so you never have to fear losing all the secrecy you pour into its secure little well. [Download] [Portable]

    Mozy - If Dropbox is where you stash the stuff you're working on or enjoying at the moment, Mozy is the backup service that saves everything for when your system goes black on bootup. The free accounts for PCs (and Macs) offer 2GB of free online space, and with the really smart filtering tools, you can have Mozy crawl your whole system and back up financial documents, Excel sheets, and any file with "Rick" in it. If you spring for a monthly unlimited plan, Mozy is a smart whole-system saver, one that doesn't eat bandwidth when you're using it, and works when you're not working. [Download]

    Dropbox - Put simply, Dropbox makes synchronizing your files across Windows, Mac, or Linux systems a very simple, almost magical process. Put a copy of what you're working on or want saved in your Dropbox folder, and it's synchronized to your account, which has 2GB to start with, and gets bigger if you recommend friends. When you're at another one of your own computers, your Dropbox updates and grabs those files. If you're at someone else's system or on a smartphone, head to Dropbox's mobile-friendly site and grab what you need. It's not quite a backup tool, but it is one of those utilities that makes a lot of old habits—thumb drive copying, CD burning, multi-email self-mailing—seem unnecessary. [Download]

    No iPhone or iPod—Songbird - Like iTunes, except open-source, open to killer add-ons, and much more web-savvy—point it at a web page full of music, and it plays it like it's just really fancy playlist. It can, in fact, play Apple-formatted tracks with a (default) add-on, including any older, copy-protected songs you bought from iTunes, and manages non-iPhone/touch iPods fairly well, but you'll still need iTunes for restoring, upgrading, and backing up your device. For music in general, though, Songbird is a nice midway point between iTunes' big, big tent and a tight little open-source player. [Download]

    If you own an iPod or iPhone—iTunes - For seamless syncing between your iPhone or iPod devices and your music collection, it's hard to beat iTunes—which is, of course, Apple's intended outcome. There are other iPod-to-computer solutions, but none are really worry-free and seamlessly integrated with everything an iPod can do, including updates, album art transfers, and, in the case of iPhones and iPod touch models, backups. It's not that bad a music manager, either, especially if you've got a huge collection or compatible Apple devices, like AirTunes-capable speakers. If you need it to do more, check out our picks for the 23 best iTunes add-ons. [Download]

    VLC - Got a video or audio file to play? VLC probably plays it. Don't like how naggy and heavy-running Windows Media Player is? VLC is lighter. Want it free, working on any system, and have it show album art from your tracks? Done and done. [Download] [Portable]

    Picasa - One of the few software recommendations that this editor's wife, parents, and other relatives actually stick with after installation. Google's free software indexes your computer's pictures and makes them a snap to flick through, lightly edit without a Photoshop degree, and share through email or uploading to Picasa Web Albums (or an add-on button). Most important of all, it makes importing pictures from any digital camera a lot more intuitive than Windows' own process. [Download]

    ImgBurn - It does just about everything you can possibly do with a CD, DVD, Blu-Ray or HD-DVD disc, and the image files that make them. Use this instead of the software that came with your system or add-on disc drive, because it can make music discs, data backups, video DVDs, and other projects with grace and speed, and all for free. [Download]

    TeraCopy - Windows is slow, and occasionally fails, at copying large files, or just big batches of them. TeraCopy copies things between destinations faster, with more options on what to replace or skip based on file dates, and can actually be (gasp!) paused if you need to do something else while The Complete Works of Woody Allen are being transferred. [Download (+Portable)]

    Revo Uninstaller - Windows doesn't always remove everything that a program leaves behind—file folders, Start menu items, menu entries, you name it. Revo Uninstaller does. It runs a standard uninstaller, then it searches your system for everything the program changed or touched while it was installing. If you don't know the name of a program you want to kill off, or don't see it offered when Revo starts up, choose "Hunter Mode" and click on a window or message from that program. Got annoying programs that start up with your computer without permission? Yeah, Revo handles them too. It's like the software equivalent of bleach. [Download (+Portable)]

    µTorrent - Also known as uTorrent. If you're a complete newcomer to BitTorrent, uTorrent makes it easy. Install it, and any torrent file you click on is automatically handled and grabbed by uTorrent, and saved in your Downloads folder, making a seemingly nerd-core activity as easy as opening an MP3.If you're a BitTorrent pro, you should know that uTorrent's features—remote control and download starting from the web, a phone, or using Dropbox—truly set it apart. [Download]

    Everything - Does what you really want when you hit "Search" in Windows. It's really tiny, doesn't need to be installed if you don't want, and searches for files across your system with the speed of a jackrabbit gone rogue on old-school cold medicine. Faster than that, really, and it makes finding and deleting file types, digging through your browser cache, and any other file search task far faster. We used to recommend Google Desktop for a system-wide search tool, and it certainly has its merits—including some neat gadgets for Gmail and Google Calendar—but, in most cases, you're not going to need to find a single word out of every single document on your system. You just want that apples.doc thing, wherever it is, and Everything finds it as fast as you can type it. [Download (+Portable)]

    7-Zip - The fix-all archiving/un-zipping program. It basically fills in all the gaps in your system's compression abilities. Multi-file RAR packages, Mac-formatted archives, and even ISO images can all be opened, and the right-click integration makes it all too easy to do so. [Download] [Portable]

    Postbox - If you're not using your email's web interface, use this. It's basically Thunderbird, the open-source email client we'd previously included in our Lifehacker pack, but remixed with stronger, almost Gmail-like powers. It finds and indexes all the attachments in your email account, groups together conversations with similar subject chains with the "Gather" command (like Gmail's conversations), offers tabbed inbox and message views, and lets you organize emails under your own chosen "Topics." It's also got built-in easy setup steps for Gmail and other webmail systems—in other words, everything we're waiting to see Thunderbird implement. [Download]

    Pidgin - Do you ever use AOL/AIM, Google Talk, MSN, Yahoo, ICQ, Jabber, or even old-school IRC to chat online? Pidgin has you covered, and it's got plenty of recommendable plug-ins. It can tab your chats in a single window, update you on new emails, and work inside most any smiley system out there (which has, oddly enough, become a notable issue). And while the up-and-coming IM app and-then-some Digsby has garnered a lot of users, its large footprint and questionable installation choices (it's got a really unfriendly installer that tries installing a lot of adware) keep us firmly in the Pidgin camp for now. [Download] [Portable]

    Texter - Whether you write code, write out the same address repeatedly, or constantly misspell a certain word, Lifehacker's own text replacement app wakes up whenever you type certain phrases and then springs into action, saving you serious time and helping you avoid burdensome busy work. [Download (+Portable)]

    Notepad++ - If you just want to write, save, and edit text, it's hard to go wrong with Notepad++. This freebie offers tabbed file views, syntax coloring for those working in HTML or other code, and, as the name implies, does a whole lot of what most people wish Notepad did. If you want a free office suite that offers most of what Microsoft's Office suite does, try If you love working in the constantly-backed-up cloud, try the Zoho or Google Docs suites. [Download] [Portable]

    Foxit Reader - Opens, save, and prints PDFs much faster and lighter than Adobe's official reader, whether on your desktop or through your browser, and it won't nag you every two hours to update it or its "components." There are some down-sides, like how it asks to install a browser toolbar during installation, and some reported difficulties with multiple monitors. But if a document absolutely won't work with anything but Adobe-sanctioned Reader, try Adobe Reader Lite, which cuts out all the "Maybe You'll Also Like" add-ons and extras out of Adobe's product and leaves just its basic rendering intact. [Download]

    A full-featured Internet browser, Opera includes pop-up blocking, tabbed browsing, integrated searches, and advanced functions like Opera's groundbreaking E-mail program, RSS Newsfeeds and IRC chat. And because we know that our users have different needs, you can customize the look and content of your Opera browser with a few clicks of the mouse.

    • Speed Dial: Your favorite sites are just one click away at all times.
    • Search Shortcuts: Faster search – type your queries directly into the address bar.
    • Trash Can: Instantly reopen recently closed tabs.
    • Speed Dial: Get your favorite Web page with just one click.
    • Mouse Gestures: With Opera you can navigate the Web with your mouse.
    • Opera Link: Synchronize data of your choice online, or among different computers and devices.
    • Quick Find: Opera remembers not only the titles and addresses, but also the actual content of the Web pages you visit.
    • Feed Preview: Preview a Feed by clicking on the feed icon, and you will see it in clean and efficient multiple-column layout.
    • Quick and customizable Web search: Get quick access to Google, eBay, Amazon and more with the search field in the upper right corner.

    Maxthon Internet Browser software is a powerful tabbed browser with a highly customizable interface. It is based on the Internet Explorer browser engine (your most likely current web browser) which means that what works in the IE browser will work the same in Maxthon tabbed browser but with many additional efficient features:

    The Ultimate Out-of-box Experience

    • Easy to use and powerful straight out of the box
    • Download now for free, forever!

    Maxthon Works the Way You Want It To

    • Swap, add, move, remove, and change Maxthon's tool bars, icons, menus, colors, skins, and layouts until it looks the way you would have designed it.
    • Don't like menus? Use hot keys, word aliases, toolbars, or mouse gestures - it's all up to you.
    • Pick from more than 1,400 plug-ins that make Maxthon the do-all of browsers.
    • Remote conferencing, screen capture, electronic passports, and automatic password inlcuded, free.


    • Maxthon is 100% free of viruses, spyware, adware – any kind of malware.
    • The built-in Ad Hunter blocks harmful, or just irritating ads, images and pages.
    • Filter packs screen out offensive and irritating Web pages.

    Adobe Flash Player is the high performance, lightweight, highly expressive client runtime that delivers powerful and consistent user experiences across major operating systems, browsers, mobile phones and devices.

    Installed on over 750 million Internet-connected desktops and mobile devices, Flash Player enables organizations and individuals to build and deliver great digital experiences to their end users.

    • Immersive experiences with Flash video, content and applications with full-screen mode.
    • Low-bandwidth, high-quality video with advanced compression technology.
    • High-fidelity text using the advanced text rendering engine.
    • Real-time dynamic effects with filters for Blur, DropShadow, Glow, Bevel, Gradient Glow, Gradient Bevel, Displacement Map, Convolution, and Color Matrix.
    • Innovative media compositions with 8-bit video alpha channels.
    • Blend modes, radial gradient, and stroke enhancements.
    • Additional image formats: GIF, Progressive JPEG, and PNG.
    This download is the standalone ActiveX installer for Internet Explorer.


    Internet Explorer is the world's most popular Web browser. Security, ease of use, and improvements in RSS, CSS, and Ajax support are Microsoft's priorities for Internet Explorer. This version of IE runs on Windows XP.

    The latest version of the browser includes support for:

    • Accelerators - which allow supported web applications to be invoked without explicitly navigating to them.
    • WebSlices - which allows portions of page to be subscribed to and monitored from a redesigned Favorites Bar.
    • InPrivate privacy features.
    • SmartScreen phishing filter.
    Microsoft Corporation - 16.10MB (Freeware)

    Google Chrome is a browser that combines a minimal design with sophisticated technology to make the web faster, safer, and easier. Google Chrome combines a minimal design with sophisticated technology to make the web faster, safer, and easier.

    One box for everything

    Type in the address bar and get suggestions for both search and web pages.

    Thumbnails of your top sites

    Access your favorite pages instantly with lightning speed from any new tab.

    Incognito mode

    Don't want pages you visit to show up in your web history? Choose incognito mode for private browsing.

    Safe browsing

    Google Chrome warns you if you're about to visit a suspected phishing, malware or otherwise unsafe website.
    Google - 9.98MB (Open Source) - beta

    The Web is all about innovation, and Firefox sets the pace with dozens of new features to deliver a faster, more secure and customizable Web browsing experience for all.

    User Experience. The enhancements to Firefox provide the best possible browsing experience on the Web. The new Firefox smart location bar, affectionately known as the "Awesome Bar," learns as people use it, adapting to user preferences and offering better fitting matches over time.

    Performance. Firefox is built on top of the powerful new Gecko platform, resulting in a safer, easier to use and more personal product.

    Security. Firefox raises the bar for security. The new malware and phishing protection helps protect from viruses, worms, trojans and spyware to keep people safe on the Web.

    Customization. Everyone uses the Web differently, and Firefox lets users customize their browser with more than 5,000 add-ons.
    Mozilla Organization - 7.74MB (Open Source)


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    Watch the downloading movie on YouTube:

    Just as you see in the pictures -> DOUBLE CLICK TO DOWNLOAD !!!
    -> This is the eMule of Share Hosters Direct Downloading !!!

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    Home Page:

    What is the (E)Lephant?!
    The (E)Lephant is a share manager for share hosts, unlike emule and other
    sharing managers that deals with direct tcp-ip interactions between users
    the (E)Lephant uses share hosts services (like for the download.

    Why do we refer to it as a 'share' manager
    And not a 'download' manager one may ask, the simple answer is that the (E)Lephant
    also allows users to post/exchange download links using our '(E)Uploader'.

    Of course a wide searching ability in our database is possible and just
    like the other share managers one can just double click his preferred
    search entry to add it to the download queue!

    Unfortunately to provide users with the above mentioned abilities the (E)Lephant system must require an e-mail based registration, it's easy and it is absolutely 100% free!!!
    ** Downloading, however, isn't restricted to registered users only!

    Periodically the (E)Lephant also gives away treats such as free premium accounts for our most active users.
    Read more about it in the (E)events section.

    The (E)Lephant supports direct download from the following hosts:
    Supported hosts:

    # [] (+ premium support! +resume.)
    # [MU] (+ captcha auto-decryption + Resume support! + premium support!)
    # [GS] (+ captcha auto-decryption + Resume support!)
    # [FF]
    # [FY] (+ Resume support!)
    # [DF]
    # [SS]
    # [NL] (+ captcha auto-decryption)
    # [EZ]
    # [ES] captcha auto-decryption)
    # [UT]
    # [YT] (+ .flv to .mp3 auto-conversion)
    # [GS]
    # [AD]
    # [BD]
    # [2S]
    # [ZS]
    # [HF]
    # [UB]
    # [SP]
    # [SO]
    # [NG]
    # [LB]
    # [VP] (Unlimited, BackDoor!)
    # [MF]
    # [EU]
    # [HF]
    # [FZ]

    AND MORE !!!

    You can download from all hosts Simultaneously !!!

    Once the (E)Lephant is set you can just add your links and the (E)Lephant manage the download on it's own!!! No user interference is required!!! Just put your links and go to sleep, the (E)Lephant and it's various systems such as the C.E.S will bypass the share sites restrictions (I.E. image recognition requests) performing a complete automatisation to the downloading process!

    #The different (E)Lephant systems:
    -. (E)Browser:
    The (E)Lephant browsing tab will supply you with an easy, fast and accessible way to browse for download or review the latest (E)Lephant news, events and downloading recommandations.
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    -. (E)Search:
    The (E)Lephant Search tab is probably one of the most powerful and important tools of the (E)Lephant System which holds 3 main basic abilities:

    -. The (E)Lephant filters, you can filter your search for a certain language, host, sources and links status with every search you make.
    The special box on the bottom 'Children control' provides the users with the ability to block any abusive sexual content with a password![A. Green on picture]

    -. The (E)Lephant search is supplied with special ability to keep track of the shared links status, as you can see broken/deleted links are marked automatically on the search table as broken.[B. Red on picture]

    -. Unlike any other share managers (E-mule, E-donkey etc...) the (E)Lephant will provide you with amazing search results description accompanied with pictures and every little bit of possible information![C. Purple on picture]

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    -. (E)Download:
    |=-. A Download manager, which is dynamic and automatic for downloading
    from share sites such as /
    |=-. Will allow you to create a download list and leave it as is to be downloaded by the program !
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    An example of the new plug-ins in action:

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    -. (E)User Control Panel:
    In the era of information trafficing we all keen for data, the U.C.P. provides you with all the data you need! From normal user collected stats to the entire server avarages, check where you stand in accordance with the community!
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    -. (E)Uploader:
    Is a tool built to provide the (E)Lephant system users with the ability to post download links with complete information added to them to enlarge our communities database and help each other find what we need! for each 'Post' you make you're entitled for (E)Points based on the quality and quantity of your post, these can be used to 'Buy' image recognition solutions while downloading. Also one can win (E)Events which are based on these (E)Points!

    -. (E)CES:
    The [C]aptcha [E]xchange [S]erver is an (E)Points based image recognition by-passing system. As some of the share hosts try to restrict download managers using image recognition requests, these are called 'Captcha', the (E)Lephant system will by-pass these by allowing others to solve your images. That way while downloading you are 'Buying' these solutions with (E)Points and by solving image recognition tests for others you are gaining (E)Points.

    -. (E)Options:
    -. In the (E)Lephant can register easily in a matter of seconds for free and (E)Njoy the full features including automatic updates![A. Green]
    -. One can easily set the user interface into several supported languages.[B. Red]
    -. And last but not least, each and every share host has it's own specific optional configurations![C. Purple]
    -. If that's not enough, the (E)Lephant will also let you schedule tasks to be automatically performed while you're away![D. Musturd]
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    Release Name: (E)Lephant, The eMule for RapidShare MegaUpload and more!!!
    Size: 9.6 MB

    Download Instructions:
    -. Download one of the links and extract it using winrar or winace.

    Download Links:

    [(E)Lephant:: Latest beta version]
    Use one of the mirrors bellow!
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    Download the latest version: (.rar portable)

    Download the latest version: (.ace portable)


    Free, effective protection against computer viruses

    AntiVir Personal Edition is a software that helps you protect and monitor your PC.

    AntiVir software is a reliable free antivirus solution, that constantly and rapidly scans your computer for malicious programs (such as viruses, Trojans, backdoor programs, hoaxes, worms, dialers etc.), monitoring every action executed by the user or by the operating system and being able to react promptly when a malicious program is detected.

    Protects your computer against dangerous viruses, worms, Trojans and costly dialers.

    Avira AntiVir Personal gives you the following functions:
    ■ Control Center for monitoring, administering and controlling the entire program
    ■ Central configuration with user-friendly standard and advanced options and context-sensitive help
    ■ Scanner (On-Demand Scan) with profile-controlled and configurable search for all known types of virus and malware
    ■ Integration into the Windows Vista User Account Control allows you to carry out tasks requiring administrator rights
    ■ Guard (On-Access Scan) for continuous monitoring of all file access attempts
    ■ Integrated quarantine management to isolate and process suspicious files
    ■ Rootkit protection for detecting hidden malware installed in your computer system (rootkits) (Only for 32-bit systems)
    ■ Direct access to detailed information on the detected viruses and malware via the Internet
    ■ Simple and quick updates to the program, virus definitions, and search engine through Single File Update and incremental VDF updates via a webserver on the Internet
    ■ Integrated Scheduler to plan one-off or recurring tasks, such as updates or test runs
    ■ Very high rates of virus and malware detection using innovative search technologies (search engines) and heuristic search processes
    ■ Detection of all common archive types, including detection of nested archives and smart extensions
    ■ High-performance multithreading function (simultaneous high-speed scanning of multiple files)

    Here are some key features of "Avira AntiVir Personal - Free Antivirus":

    · Protection against viruses, worms and Trojans
    · Protection against expensive dialers
    · Detects and deletes rootkits
    · Raised scan speed
    · Redesigned visual appearance


    · Pentium I 133 MHz or better
    · 30 MB of free HDD
    · 20 MB of free RAM


    · Not for Commercial or Business use


    Empire XP is a Windows version of the classic Risk board game.

    Unregistered the program is fully functional but is limited to 4 computer players and 2 maps.

    What's New see bottom of this page.

    The object of Empire XP is to occupy every territory on the map, eliminating all other players, thus conquering the world.

    It's features are close to the actual board game, except :

    bullet Trading in Risk cards for armies,

    2 cards of the same design (Cavalry,Artillery, Infantry) = 5 bonus armies

    3 = 10 bonus armies

    4 = 15 bonus armies

    5 = 20 bonus armies

    Wild cards count as any.


    Dice are not used in Empire XP, instead you can choose from :


    the biggest army always wins the battle (1-for-1 system)


    a bigger army gives a better chance of winning (Dice-like results)

    Some other important rules are :


    maximum of 4 armies on 1 territory to place during initial placement


    defend phase OR attack phase. (bonus armies for cards or continents can override this rule)


    you can move all your armies (-1) to the newly conquered territory after a successful attack


    only after an attack phase you may transport 7 armies across your own territories (so-called free moves)

    Additional game options :


    Losses counter: minimize your losses during the game, the fewer armies you need the higher is your score


    One-PC-multiplayer game (hotseat mode)


    Demo mode, use this as a tutor or a screen saver


    Hidden territories, test your memory skills with this option.


    LAN multiplayer gaming, join a game or start a network game


    Create maps of your own and share them with others


    Internet/Online Gaming, play against others over the internet


    Submit high scores, get your name listed on the top 5 players list


    Computer player 'Personalities'


    Play against 1 computer player


    Chat while playing a LAN/Internet game


    Statistics window




    Troop Experience

    New in 5.3 :


    Improved graphics


    Integrated browser for finding online games (unregistered players can join all games/maps. However, they can only host a World map game)

    Version 5 no longer supports Win98/Me

    Registered version 5.3 :

    Enables all maps and campaigns


    5 more computer/human players available (players 6,7,8,9 and 10)


    Custom maps feature, create maps and campaigns of your own.


    Download maps from Map Downloads


    Submit High Scores


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