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Wed
22
Feb
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Diskeeper Lite Review

Diskeeper Lite is a free disk defrag program. In a nutshell: defragging optimizes your hard drive and makes Windows run faster. Diskeeper versus Windows Defrag I used to have problems getting Windows defrag to work properly and when it did, it took ... hours to defrag my drives. I've been using Diskeeper Lite on my older PCs for at least two years now. Diskeeper Lite is much faster than Windows defrag and even runs while you are surfing or checking email. Diskeeper Lite: not compatible with XP? Diskeeper.com states that Diskeeper Lite will run on every Windows version except Win95; however, I ... (view more)

Wed
08
Feb
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'Conference Xp', and 'Codec Installer'

Conference Xp Microsoft ConferenceXP Client enables you to see and hear others in a virtual collaborative space, called a venue. Delivering high-quality, low-latency audio and video over broadband connections, ConferenceXP supports the development ... of real-time collaboration and videoconferencing applications. It also serves as an open research platform by providing a flexible, common framework for designing and implementing collaborative learning applications. With ConferenceXP capabilities, you can collaborate on an electronic whiteboard or on a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation, send ... (view more)

Tue
07
Feb
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'Javascript Shell', and 'Xp On Your Thumb Drive'

Javascript Shell A command-line interface for JavaScript and DOM. You can enter statements and expressions at the same prompt. The result of each non-void statement or expression is shown. User-defined variables. User-defined functions. JavaScript ... error messages are shown in red. Previous statements and expressions are available through Up and Down arrow keys. Tab completion. Multi-line input (Shift+Enter to insert a line break). If the shell is opened using a bookmarklet, JavaScript typed into the shell runs in the context of the original window. Works well in Firefox, mostly works in Opera ... (view more)

Wed
11
Jan
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'Microsoft Shared Computer Toolkit For Windows Xp', and 'Free Undelete'

Microsoft Shared Computer Toolkit For Windows Xp Some nice tools: Windows Disk Protection - Protects the Windows partition (typically drive C) that contains the Windows operating system and other programs from being modified without administrator ... approval. Disk changes made are cleared with each restart unless the administrator chooses to save them. User Restrictions - Restricts user access to programs, settings, and Start menu items. The tool also allows you to lock shared local user profiles to prevent permanent changes. (This tool is specifically for use in workgroup environments that do ... (view more)

Wed
14
Dec
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'Go', and 'Fix My Xp'

Go According to the developer, "All the simple command lines I've found have either option after option after option or are too easy to close accidentally or come in many pieces (.DLL, .HLP, .INI, etc) or are large files or skinned or shareware or ... require installation, etc. 'Go' is [a simple shell replacement solution; it is] one file, requires no install or uninstall, leaves nothing behind when deleted, requires no special DLL files, and can only be closed by a single route, "!quit". 'Go' is set to idle CPU usage which means it doesn't gulp your runtimes. 'Go' can be used as a shell, which ... (view more)

Wed
23
Nov
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'Pod Xp', and 'Star Wreck'

Pod Xp PodXP is a skinnable desktop gadget program for XP. PodXP includes the following: MiniTask - a taskbar replacement with integrated Window Preview and Alt+tab; MinTray - SysTray replacement; MiniStartMenu; MiniBox - a customizable container ... for files, directories, etc.; MiniRemoteWMP/MiniRemote Winamp - controls WMP or Winamp, MiniClock, MiniIcon, MiniHide Taskbar; MiniNote - yet another desktop sticky note; MiniSlideshow; MiniMeter - for various system information. Note that this site is in French; to help you navigate, the direct download link is given below. http://www.podxp.com/ ... (view more)

Thu
03
Nov
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'Web Developer's Handbook', and 'Registry Edits For Windows Xp'

Web Developer's Handbook Fabulous Developing web-sites, CSS, Color Tools, SEO, Usability, lots more. http://www.alvit.de/handbook/ Registry Edits For Windows Xp Lots of cool Registry hacks http://www.theeldergeek.com/registry_edits.htm (view more)

Tue
04
Oct
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'Gnu Utilities For Win32', and 'Hardening Windows Xp'

Gnu Utilities For Win32 Native Win32 ports of some GNU utilities, created for the GNU-Linux OS, now usable in Windows. Includes bc-1.05, bison-1.28, bzip2-1.0.2, diffutils-2.7, fileutils-3.16, findutils-4.1, flex-2.5.4, gawk-3.1.0, grep-2.4.2, ... gsar110, gzip-1.2.4, indent-2.2.9, jwhois-2.4.1, less-340, m4-1.4, make-3.78.1, patch-2.5, recode-3.6, rman-3.0.7, sed-3.02, shellutils-1.9.4, tar-1.12, textutils-2.1, unrar-3.00, wget-1.8.2, which-2.4 . http://unxutils.sourceforge.net/ Hardening Windows Xp Windows XP has considerably more functionality than Windows 2000. With this functionality come ... (view more)

Sun
11
Sep
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Which PopUp Blocker should I use?

Infopackets Reader Chris K. writes: " Dear Dennis, My computer has so many popup blockers installed that my web pages won't display properly. For example: if I click a link on a web site that opens a new Browser Window, the page is blocked. As far ... as I understand, popup blockers are a part of my antivirus program, my firewall, my DSL connection (through Yahoo and SBC), and even Mozilla Firefox has one. I suspect there may be other popup blockers installed on my machine as years have gone by. My question is: how do I know which popup blockers to remove, yet keep my computer safe from ... (view more)

Sat
20
Aug
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Service Pack

A Service Pack (more commonly known as "SP") is a software program that corrects known bugs, problems, or adds new features (and/or both). Companies that produce large applications such as Microsoft and their Windows NT-based operating systems ... typically release a service pack when the number of individual patches to the application becomes too large. Service Packs are easier to install than groups of patches, especially with multiple computers that need to be updated over a network. Windows NT 4.0 currently has 6 Service Packs. Windows 2000 currently has 4 Service Packs. Windows XP ... (view more)

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