2BrightSparks Pte Ltd. August 30, 2007
2BrightSparks Newsletter August 2007


OnClick Utilities

A Suite of Eight Great Utility Programs

SyncBackSE

Backup, Synchronize, & Restore with Ease


SyncBack Freeware

The best freeware backup software


 


Welcome

Welcome to the latest news from 2BrightSparks. In this issue the latest update to SyncBackSE is announced. You will also discover the time saving convenience of FindOnClick, enjoy our special time-limited offer for OnClick Utilities, and hear direct from a member of our team.

If you have any suggestions on what you might like to see in future issues of this newsletter, drop us a line with your suggestions.

In this issue...

SyncBackSE V4.2.5.0 Update

Find Files Fast with FindOnClick

Exclusive Price Offer for OnClick Utilities

One Minute Backup Survey

Staff Sparks

New Articles at 2BrightSparks

Lucky Draw Winners


SyncBackSE V4.2.5.0 Update


The latest release of SyncBackSE V4.2.5.0 is now available as a free upgrade for all those who have paid for a SyncBackSE license. To upgrade from earlier versions of SyncBackSE simply download and install over your old version. Note that this is not an upgrade to SyncBack freeware.


Review the complete list of updates, additions and fixes in this new version.

SyncBackSE and SyncBack Freeware

There are two versions of our SyncBack software: SyncBackSE, which is our award-winning $30.00 software, and SyncBack freeware, which is free. The latest version of SyncBack freeware is V3.2.14.

Download SyncBack Freeware

If you are a user of the freeware, be aware that SyncBackSE includes a number of significant features that may be of value to you.

Compare SyncBack Freeware and SyncBackSE

Windows 98, ME, and NT Support for SyncBackSE

Starting with V4.1, and in line with Microsoft's support policy, SyncBackSE no longer runs on versions of Windows older than Windows 2000 SP4. If you are using Windows 98, 98SE, ME, or NT 4 then the last version of SyncBackSE to run on those versions of Windows is V4.0.

Download SyncBackSE V4.0

SyncBack freeware can still be run on Windows 98 or newer



Find Files Fast with FindOnClick


Ever had to search for a particular file but could not remember the file name or where it was kept? Here's the scenario: a couple of weeks ago you wrote the perfect presentation document. As you were about to save it you were distracted by a phone call and inadvertently saved the file to the wrong folder. Now it's lost. You know the week you created the file and the Word file extension name as ".doc". You know too that using the standard Windows Search function will take far too long. You need that document now, so you open FindOnClick, enter the date range and file extension, then click OK. Within 10 seconds 25,000 folders have been scanned in your My Documents folder and FindOnClick presents a short list of .doc files. It takes another 10 seconds to scan the list and double click the file you're after.

FindOnClick lets you search for files on any NTFS or FAT (FAT 12, 16, 32) partition, including hard drives (internal and external), floppy disks, flash cards, Smart Media (SM), SONY Memory Sticks, IBM Micro Drives, Multimedia Cards (MMC), Secure Digital Cards (SD), and Zip disks, etc.

FindOnClick also offers a wide range of methods when searching. In addition to searching by file extension and date, search by specifying the file's path, the size of the file, the attributes of the file, or by the content of the file. You can even request FindOnClick highlights duplicate files.

Find out more about FindOnClick

Download FindOnClick


Do yourself a favor and take the stress out of searching for files. You deserve it!



Exclusive Price Offer for OnClick Utilities


The price of OnClick Utilities, which includes FindOnClick, is set to rise from US$25.00 to US$30.00 on 1st September. The great news for you as a subscriber to this newsletter is that we are offering a US$5.00 one-off discount. Your license will unlock eight applications - yes you heard that right, one license key will unlock all eight programs!: FindOnClick; UndeleteOnClick; DeleteOnClick; HashOnClick; EncryptOnClick; PatchOnClick; ScrambleOnClick; and TrayOnClick. So, don't delay, buy a single license of OnClick Utilities for $25.00 through September by using your special coupon.

Here is your exclusive discount coupon code: CPN9380701659

You may use the coupon once.

Go to our web Store

Click the "Buy" button for OnClick Utilities.

Enter the following coupon in the top right field:

CPN9380701659

Click the "Update Cart" button. You should see your discount shown under the sub-total.

Important: your coupon number is for your exclusive use and not to be distributed under any circumstance.

To find out more or to evaluate OnClick Utilities go to:

http://www.2brightsparks.com/onclick/

http://www.2brightsparks.com/onclick/download.html



One Minute Backup Survey


We want to hear from you so we can further improve our software and service. Whether you are a freeware user, a licensee, or just an interested party, this is your chance to tell us about your backup needs by completing the Backup Survey at:

http://www.2brightsparks.com/surveys/backup.html

The survey will only take a minute of your time, and the results will be immediately viewable so you can compare your answers with others.



Staff Sparks


Hi, my name is Vitaliy Evstigneev (pronounced "Yevstighnieyeff" - a familiar family name in Russia). I'm part of the software development and customer support team at 2BrightSparks. In our modest but bright company we all multi-task, so you can't say for sure where someone's responsibilities end and another's start. My background is in software development and I have used different technologies in a variety of industries. After gaining my master's in engineering (Aviation Technologies) I decided not to be a rocket scientist, but to do what I really like most - so here I am. I started working with 2BrightSparks less than a year ago after being invited for an interview by Richard Gascoigne and Michael J. Leaver. I immediately liked these people and the good news was they seemed to like me too. They invited me for a second interview a week later, this time at a local bar. Informality and hard work go hand in hand in our company.

I work on some of the OnClick Utilities (TrayOnClick, ScrambleOnClick, and FindOnClick), participate in SyncBackSE testing, and work on internal projects related to our software licensing database.

Developing good quality applications for different operating systems, different environments and different versions of Windows is quite a challenge. I like what I do and the company where I work. "Quality improvement" is one of our company's catch phrases, and I'm glad that I'm a part of this process (I don't like things half-done, I'm a pretty straight-forward "black-or-white-no-halftones" kind of person). Every product that we develop is dedicated to you, our customers. This is why your feedback is treasured by us. We appreciate how many of you take the time to communicate via our contact form, support ticketing, and forum, commenting on the features of our products, and informing us when something doesn't work as you anticipate. So please continue to say what you feel in your technical support tickets: I'm always there when you suggest a new feature, throw light on something that is not immediately obvious to you, and to help you find a solution when it's not immediately apparent.

Our company's virtual office works out pretty well for me. We hold many of our meetings in different places - often via Skype. I really like my home office which helps me to concentrate at the time I choose. This style of work is a good fit with my other hobbies: ice hockey (yes, there is ice hockey in Singapore); gymnasium; windsurfing, and sometimes - cooking for my friends (all my colleagues are among them).

I could keep on talking, but I must stop here and thank all users of our software for their loyalty, especially our licensed customers! Bye for now.



Articles at 2BrightSparks


If you haven't done so already, check out our collection of articles. If you would like to see articles of a particular topic, please do let us know.



Lucky Draw Winners


Every month, ten lucky winners who complete the SyncBackSE survey form receive a free license for OnClick Utilities. The link to the survey is contained in the order confirmation email for SyncBackSE. We will even allow you to transfer your license to friends or family if you've already got a license. So if you haven't completed the survey and you're a SyncBackSE licensee, why not do so today?



Until Next Time

Thanks for reading and we look forward to getting in touch again in a months time.


The 2BrightSparks Team.

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