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Thu
14
Sep
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'Windows Xp Powerpacker', and 'Laptop Battery Power Monitor'

Windows Xp Powerpacker PowerPacker will help a user create a Multiboot Windows XP disk. It will gather the needed files from your source XP CD and put them into a directory you specify. It will grab the DriverPack Files and install them. It will ... create a boot directory for your load and even hex edit the files that need to be HEXED to allow you to boot to it. It will put the needed info into the boot list so you can select your XP load. http://siginet.ryanvm.net/forum/index.php Laptop Battery Power Monitor Laptop Battery Power Monitor allows you to track the battery power of your laptop. This ... (view more)

Thu
31
Aug
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The Cost of Anti-Trust: Skeletal XP for South Korea

You want proof that the seemingly endless number of antitrust suits against Microsoft is actually having some effect? Look to South Korea, where the Redmond-based company is currently launching a version of its operating system XP that has seen many ... of its prominent features removed. Late last year, long after its legal troubles began in the United States, a South Korean court found Microsoft guilty of monopolistic actions. At that time, the South Korean Fair Trade Commission lashed out at the Big M for its bundling of media player software and instant messaging with its newest operating ... (view more)

Tue
04
Jul
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'Safe Xp', and 'Media Investigator'

Safe Xp Safe XP allows users to quickly tweak various security and privacy related settings in XP. The options include Media Player settings, Services settings (error reporting, time synch, remote registry etc.), as well as and option to remove ... items from the Start menu, network security settings and more. Safe XP improves your system performance and makes Windows run faster, more secure and reliable! It is suitable for beginners and experts. CAUTION! This program changes many settings in your Windows configuration; some users have indicated that because of this, there may be problems ... (view more)

Sun
02
Jul
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'Seconfig Xp', and 'Frutty Bar'

Seconfig Xp Seconfig XP is a security configuration utility for Windows. One tool to close (not just shield) most Windows security holes. Can close ports 135, 137-139, 445, 1025 (used by file and printer sharing, Windows domains, other LAN-like ... access and widely exploited by worms, hackers etc.), 1900, 5000 (used by UPnP) and other Can disable most dangerous Windows services. Can configure many other hidden security related Windows TCP/IP settings. Works only with registry (no files, services, drivers etc.). Includes two easy to use presets for average home (standalone) and LAN (Microsoft ... (view more)

Fri
16
Jun
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Support for Windows XP Service Pack 1 ends October, 2006

According to the Microsoft Support Lifecycle, Windows XP Service Pack 1 (SP1) and Service Pack 1a (SP1a) on will reach its end of life on October 10, 2006. This is a significant announcement as this will also end any further security updates for ... anyone using these service packs; subsequently, any computer using SP1 or earlier will be at risk for exploits. (Source: sysadmin.it ) If you are still running SP1 or SP1a, it is recommended that you upgrade to Windows XP Service Pack 2 as soon as possible. How to Determine Which Service Pack is Installed on your System To determine which service pack ... (view more)

Thu
15
Jun
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'Folder Guide', and 'Slipstreamer Xp'

Folder Guide Reach your favorite folders in just 2 mouse clicks! With Folder Guide, you no longer need dozens of mouse clicks to navigate to your desired folder. Your whole hard drive is available from context menus and open / save dialogs as ... "Folder Guide" item. Simply select from right click menu "Folder Guide" then click on your desired folder. Folder Guide runs automatically as part of the Windows Explorer context menu, so you will never need to start the program otherwise you want to edit the list of folders. It also works from the desktop and the Start button. http://www.freeware365.com ... (view more)

Tue
30
May
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'Finger Print', and 'Firelog Xp'

Finger Print A utility to see if any files in one or more directories have been created, deleted, or changed since the last scan. It's useful for checking if a program, e.g. viruses and trojans, has changed your all-important Windows files (this is ... similar to such security software as Tripwire). The use of MD5 checksums guarantee detection of file changes. FingerPrint can also be used to find duplicate files, search for files with a specific MD5 value, and save MD5 values to file (and compare with). A command line version is also included. http://www.2brightsparks.com/freeware/freeware-hub. ... (view more)

Thu
18
May
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'Zip Repair Wizard', and 'Xp Context Tools'

Zip Repair Wizard The zip file format is the most popular form of data storage. It is widely used for backup and transfer of information over the internet. As any format with a well-defined structure, it is highly sensitive to corruptions. In case ... of even a minor corruption of the file structure standard zip tools will no be able to extract its content. This is because all zip tools check archives for integrity. If CRC values of the original files of an archive don't match the extracted ones, the standard tools won't extract them. In such a case DiskInternals ZIP Repair helps repair zip ... (view more)

Thu
04
May
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'Folder2mypc', and 'Services Guide For Windows Xp'

Folder2mypc With this utility you can add any folders and programs to the namespaces, such as My computer and Control panel. http://www.shedko.by.ru/en/soft/f2mpc.htm Services Guide For Windows XP Services Guide For Windows XP is a wide ranging list ... of services running in XP and what they do, and whether they're necessary. http://www.theeldergeek.com/services_guide.htm (view more)

Tue
11
Apr
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'Icolorfolder', and 'Fajo Xp File Security Extension'

Icolorfolder Customize the color of each Windows XP folder. http://icolorfolder.sourceforge.net/ Fajo Xp File Security Extension Allows a user of Windows XP Home to view and change the access rights on file system objects of NTFS file systems. The ... extension provides the security tab known from Windows NT4, Windows 2000 and Windows XP Pro at the property page of file system objects. For faster access it adds an additional menu item to the context menu of such objects (optional). http://www.fajo.de/portal/index.php (view more)

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