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'Graphic Shell Extension', and '20 Secret Tweaks'

Graphic Shell Extension This is a very handy application that extends Windows Explorer User Interface with 3 useful commands for graphic files. ShellExtension adds an option to context menu that allows you to view a thumbnail of an image, convert it ... to any of supported formats and print them. (Note -- we had a lot of trouble making the conversion work until I looked at the FAQ on the site It does work. You just have to give the file a new name apparently). 20 Secret Tweaks 20 unexpected ways to unleash the true potential of the technology ... (view more)

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'Konfabulator', and 'Windows Shell Extensions In Net'

Konfabulator Konfabulator is a JavaScript runtime engine for Windows and Mac OS X that lets you run little files called Widgets that can do pretty much whatever you want them to. Widgets can be alarm clocks, calculators, can tell you your WiFi ... signal strength, will fetch the latest stock quotes for your preferred symbols, and even give your current local weather. What sets Konfabulator apart from other scripting applications is that it takes full advantage of today's advanced graphics. This allows Widgets to blend fluidly into your desktop without the constraints of traditional window borders ... (view more)

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'Evildesk Shell Replacement', and 'Xp Tcp-Ip Repair'

Evildesk Shell Replacement Shell replacement for Windows XP. It features low resource consumption and a low-clutter interface that is somewhat similar to the OSX dock. (Note, one reader suggests using this only on English language systems or else ... you may have trouble deactivating it). Xp Tcp-Ip Repair This tool is here to restore basic network connectivity. Only use XP TCP/IP Repair on a computer where you have no or limited network (internet) connectivity due to a malformed LSP or corrupt TCP/IP and/or Winsock registry entries. Use of this program on an ... (view more)

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'Anti-Microsoft Shell Replacement', and 'Pci Sniffer'

Anti-Microsoft Shell Replacement This VB application replaces the Windows shell, with a new, simpler look. Despite the fact that the application is named "AntiMicrosoft" and that the author refers to himself as "villan sorcerer", ... found that shell to run fine with no negative side effects in its tests on Windows 2000, except for a minor problem. Pci Sniffer If you want to have the full control of your computer, you ought to know which devices are installed in your machine. Independently of the installed operating system the ... (view more)


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