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First, an advertisement to Windows 10 got baked into Windows 8.1, probably via its update service. Sigh.

It appeared as a tray icon.

The resulting window, which doesn't tell me nearly enough, has "Learn more on" at its top-right.

That leads to

.. which does not exist. [ 1 ] what I saw · what I should have seen

Software > Remote controlling software >

A remote-control tool that can be used without firewall configuration. Port scanner and Trace Route, drag&drop files, get system passwords, Power-down or Wake-Up remote PCs.

By far the most impressive piece of software I've ever used. It's tiny and does the impossible. But it made enemies.

  • 2009 - Abandoned
  • It was said to be coming out for OS X, but never did.

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