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Mount Ext2 / Ext3 linux partitions inside Windows

Access Linux Ext2 / Ext3 partitions inside Microsoft Windows.

Debugging Tools

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

Unlocker displays the open file handles, when trying to delete or move a file which is used by another application.


Utility that can generate a wallpaper, which includes the computer system details.

PolicyMaker Registry Extension

Utility for creating group policy ADM files from registry files.

Utilities to configure file associations in Windows Explorer

Utilities that makes it easier to modify the Windows Explorer context menu for the different filetypes.

Preinstalled Environment for emergency recovery

Create a cd-rom-, dvd- or usb-drive which Windows can boot from.

Replace Microsoft JVM with Sun Java Runtime

Microsoft Java Virtual Machine (JVM) contains security flaws and should be uninstalled and replaced with the Sun Java Runtime.

Microsoft Scriptomatic

Scriptomatic makes it easy to extract system information through WMI using scripting.

Microsoft Tweakomatic

Tweakomatic will take over where group policies cannot handle it any longer.

Monitor system performane and system health

CPU core temperature monitoring utilities, that can give alerts if things gets too hot.

Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer

Utility for analyzing the computer configuration and alerts if any security issues are detected.

Windows Explorer file copy replacement

Enhance the file copy abilities of Windows Explorer


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

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

Utilities to recover lost passwords, which are only shown as asterisks.

File and Partition Recovery

Recover deleted or damaged files (and partitions) with undelete / unerase utilities.

Install an application as a Windows service

Running an application as a service allows the application to run without a user needing to login.

Extracting the cd key from the registry

Utilities for extracting the the cd-key from the registry database.

Microsoft IIS Lockdown Tool

IIS Lockdown is an utility by Microsoft for setting up Internet Information Server in a secure way.

Fix for Adaptec ASPI layer driver

Certain applications cannot detect the installed cdrom drives when using the Adaptec ASPI layer.

Microsoft Network Diagnostics Tool for Windows NT

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

Schtasks.exe from Windows XP that have been modified so it can be used in Windows 2000.

Remote Desktop Client

Remote Desktop Client can take control of a remote computer running Microsoft Windows.

WMV & WMA Codecs for Windows Media Player

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

Media Player 8 was included with Windows XP and never released as a standalone package.

Convert from Windows Workstation to Server Edition

Utilities that can change the configuration of a Windows installation so it becomes a server edition.

Netbrute monitors the network for available file shares

NetBrute by Raw Logic Software can scan the network and display computers which announce themselves on the network.

Updating the Windows NT boot manager

Windows XP boot manager is faster and can be used on Windows 2000.

Windows virtual desktop management utilities

Virtual Desktop Manager utilities can give even more room on the Windows desktop.

Windows Shell Replacement

Alternative window shells that to change the desktop experience.

Make icon text background transparent

Fix the background color for the icon text, so it doesn't ruin your favorite desktop wallpaper.

Make any window transparent

Utility that can enhance any window with the transparent glass effect.

BootPart to add several boot partitions to boot.ini

Bootpart makes it easy to create the perfect multi-boot setup using the Windows NT boot manager.

Windows XP Msconfig

Utility to see what applications are configured to load at Windows startup.

DOS emulation in Windows NT

DOS box extensions for Windows NT to play the old DOS games one love so dearly.

Boot Manager

A boot manager can help with running multiple operating systems on the same machine.

ACPI Compatibility Test

Utility to verify the system hardware and firmware (BIOS) compliance with the ACPI specification.

UpTime utility for displaying the time since the last reboot

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

Qfecheck is a command line utility by Microsoft to list installed hotfixes.

Microsoft Office graphics filters for Mspaint

Microsoft Office graphic filters allows programs like Mspaint to work with formats like jpeg and gif.

Microsoft Regclean

Registry cleaner to remove entries from the registry.

Microsoft Tweak UI

Microsoft powertoy for changing hidden settings in Microsoft Windows.

Microsoft support tools and resource kits

Microsoft have created many utilities for management of the Windows NT operating system.

Password recovery utilities for Windows NT

Utilities for offline editing of the password files to change the password, or perform recovery of the lost password.