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Mount Ext2 / Ext3 linux partitions inside Windows

28 August 2007 by Snakefoot | 2 Comments » | Trackback Off
Access Linux Ext2 / Ext3 partitions inside Microsoft Windows.

Debugging Tools

25 February 2006 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Microsoft Windbg makes it possible to diagnose what caused a BSOD, so one can replace the device that caused it.

Unlocker can display and close open file handles

4 February 2006 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Unlocker displays the open file handles, when trying to delete or move a file which is used by another application.

BgInfo

1 January 2006 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Utility that can generate a wallpaper, which includes the computer system details.

PolicyMaker Registry Extension

20 December 2005 by Snakefoot | 2 Comments » | Trackback Off
Utility for creating group policy ADM files from registry files.

Utilities to configure file associations in Windows Explorer

9 November 2005 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Utilities that makes it easier to modify the Windows Explorer context menu for the different filetypes.

Preinstalled Environment for emergency recovery

25 September 2005 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Create a cd-rom-, dvd- or usb-drive which Windows can boot from.

Replace Microsoft JVM with Sun Java Runtime

25 February 2005 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Microsoft Java Virtual Machine (JVM) contains security flaws and should be uninstalled and replaced with the Sun Java Runtime.

Microsoft Scriptomatic

28 October 2004 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Scriptomatic makes it easy to extract system information through WMI using scripting.

Microsoft Tweakomatic

14 November 2003 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Tweakomatic will take over where group policies cannot handle it any longer.

Monitor system performane and system health

23 August 2003 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
CPU core temperature monitoring utilities, that can give alerts if things gets too hot.

Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer

27 July 2003 by Snakefoot | 2 Comments » | Trackback Off
Utility for analyzing the computer configuration and alerts if any security issues are detected.

Windows Explorer file copy replacement

7 April 2003 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Enhance the file copy abilities of Windows Explorer

Samurize

6 April 2003 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Advanced desktop enhancement engine that can gather all sorts of system details along with feeds from the Internet and place it all together on the desktop.

Backup and restore the Windows NT registry database

1 March 2003 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Before making changes to the registry database, then it can be a very good idea to make a backup first.

Reveal password hidden under asterisks

4 February 2003 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Utilities to recover lost passwords, which are only shown as asterisks.

File and Partition Recovery

13 January 2003 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Recover deleted or damaged files (and partitions) with undelete / unerase utilities.

Install an application as a Windows service

10 January 2003 by Snakefoot | 6 Comments » | Trackback Off
Running an application as a service allows the application to run without a user needing to login.

Extracting the cd key from the registry

6 November 2002 by Snakefoot | 4 Comments » | Trackback Off
Utilities for extracting the the cd-key from the registry database.

Microsoft IIS Lockdown Tool

1 November 2002 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
IIS Lockdown is an utility by Microsoft for setting up Internet Information Server in a secure way.

Fix for Adaptec ASPI layer driver

11 September 2002 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Certain applications cannot detect the installed cdrom drives when using the Adaptec ASPI layer.

Microsoft Network Diagnostics Tool for Windows NT

27 May 2002 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
NetDiag is a command line utility created by Microsoft that can be used diagnose network problems between two computers.

Windows XP Schtasks.exe for Windows 2000

15 May 2002 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Schtasks.exe from Windows XP that have been modified so it can be used in Windows 2000.

Remote Desktop Client

18 April 2002 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Remote Desktop Client can take control of a remote computer running Microsoft Windows.

WMV & WMA Codecs for Windows Media Player

18 April 2002 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Windows Media Video (WMV) and Windows Media Audio (WMA) codecs for Media Player 6.4 and 7.1

Media Player 8 ripped from XP to install on Windows 2000

18 April 2002 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Media Player 8 was included with Windows XP and never released as a standalone package.

Convert from Windows Workstation to Server Edition

21 March 2002 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Utilities that can change the configuration of a Windows installation so it becomes a server edition.

Netbrute monitors the network for available file shares

6 February 2002 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
NetBrute by Raw Logic Software can scan the network and display computers which announce themselves on the network.

Updating the Windows NT boot manager

1 January 2002 by Snakefoot | 5 Comments » | Trackback Off
Windows XP boot manager is faster and can be used on Windows 2000.

Windows virtual desktop management utilities

29 November 2001 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Virtual Desktop Manager utilities can give even more room on the Windows desktop.

Windows Shell Replacement

29 November 2001 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Alternative window shells that to change the desktop experience.

Make icon text background transparent

29 November 2001 by Snakefoot | 6 Comments » | Trackback Off
Fix the background color for the icon text, so it doesn't ruin your favorite desktop wallpaper.

Make any window transparent

29 November 2001 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Utility that can enhance any window with the transparent glass effect.

BootPart to add several boot partitions to boot.ini

4 September 2001 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Bootpart makes it easy to create the perfect multi-boot setup using the Windows NT boot manager.

Windows XP Msconfig

2 July 2001 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Utility to see what applications are configured to load at Windows startup.

DOS emulation in Windows NT

16 May 2001 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
DOS box extensions for Windows NT to play the old DOS games one love so dearly.

Boot Manager

31 January 2001 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
A boot manager can help with running multiple operating systems on the same machine.

ACPI Compatibility Test

1 January 2001 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Utility to verify the system hardware and firmware (BIOS) compliance with the ACPI specification.

UpTime utility for displaying the time since the last reboot

1 January 2001 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Uptime is a command line utility by Microsoft for displaying the time since the last reboot.

Qfecheck to list the hotfixes applied to the system

1 January 2001 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Qfecheck is a command line utility by Microsoft to list installed hotfixes.

Microsoft Office graphics filters for Mspaint

1 January 2001 by Snakefoot | 2 Comments » | Trackback Off
Microsoft Office graphic filters allows programs like Mspaint to work with formats like jpeg and gif.

Microsoft Regclean

1 January 2001 by Snakefoot | 1 Comment » | Trackback Off
Registry cleaner to remove entries from the registry.

Microsoft Tweak UI

21 September 2000 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Microsoft powertoy for changing hidden settings in Microsoft Windows.

Microsoft support tools and resource kits

1 January 2000 by Snakefoot | 2 Comments » | Trackback Off
Microsoft have created many utilities for management of the Windows NT operating system.

Password recovery utilities for Windows NT

1 January 2000 by Snakefoot | 4 Comments » | Trackback Off
Utilities for offline editing of the password files to change the password, or perform recovery of the lost password.