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DVD Identifier — 98/ME/2000/XP
DVD Identifier retrieves and interprets the pre-recorded information that is present on all DVD+R/+RW and DVD-R/-RW media. This information contains a variety of parameters such as disc manufacturing information and supported write speeds. Even though this information is usually printed on the packaging, the brand name may differ from the actual manufacturer or there may even be no label at all. ‘DVD Identifier’ offers a reliable method to identify the disc, regardless of the label information. Simply put, DVD Identifier allows you to find out who really manufactured the media you are using.

Windows Server 2003 Resource Kit Tools — XP/2003 Server
The Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Resource Kit Tools are a set of tools to help administrators streamline management tasks such as troubleshooting operating system issues, managing Active Directory, configuring networking and security features, and automating application deployment. They also include a number of goodies that come in handy for non-IT folks such as command-line ISO CD and DVD burner tools, shortcut checker, “Tail” function, and more.

PC Inspector File Recovery — 98/ME/2000/XP
PC INSPECTOR File Recovery is a data recovery program that supports the FAT 12/16/32 and NTFS file systems. It finds partitions automatically, even if the boot sector or FAT has been erased or damaged (does not work with the NTFS file system), recovers files with the original time and date stamp, supports the saving of recovered files on network drives, recovers files, even when a header entry is no longer available.

Process Explorer — NT/2000/XP
Process Explorer shows you information about which handles and DLLs processes have opened or loaded. The Process Explorer display consists of two sub-windows. The top window always shows a list of the currently active processes, including the names of their owning accounts, whereas the information displayed in the bottom window depends on the mode that Process Explorer is in: if it is in handle mode youll see the handles that the process selected in the top window has opened; if Process Explorer is in DLL mode you will see the DLLs and memory-mapped files that the process has loaded. Process Explorer also has a powerful search capability that will quickly show you which processes have particular handles opened or DLLs loaded. The unique capabilities of Process Explorer make it useful for tracking down DLL-version problems or handle leaks, and provide insight into the way Windows and applications work.

Software Audit Protection Program — 98/ME/NT/2000/XP
The Software Audit Protection Program is designed to protect you and your company from the Copyright Police! Track every piece of software and its license. See the installations of the software, store images of the receipts, and find problems BEFORE someone else does. Helps you stay in compliance and out of trouble! The program will help you track every piece of software. You can run an audit report which will help you see if you are out of compliance with the licenses you agreed to for each piece of software.

InstallWatch Pro — 98/NT/ME/2000/XP
InstallWatch records modifications made to your PC during the installation of software, hardware, or configuration changes.

AIDA32 — 98/ME/2000/XP
AIDA32 is a professional system information, diagnostics and benchmarking program running on Win32 platforms. It extracts details of all components of the PC. It can display information on the screen, print it, or save it to file in various formats like HTML, CSV or XML. For corporate users, AIDA32 offers command-line switches, network audit and audit statistics, remote system information and network management.

WinBar — 98/ME/NT/2000/XP
WinBar is a free and compact program that lets you monitor your system and provides easy access to frequently used controls.

Motherboard Monitor — 98/ME/NT/2000/XP
Motherboard Monitor (MBM) is a tool that will display information from the sensor chip on your motherboard in your Windows system tray. MBM supports a wide range of Chipsets and Sensor Chip combinations. It can sense temps from CPU, HDD, GFx and Mobo. It does also sense Fan speeds. If it senses that your hardware is overheated it can protect it by shutting it down. It does also record all temps and fans for later viewing.

Belarc Advisor — 98/ME/NT/2000/XP
The Belarc Advisor builds a detailed profile of your installed software and hardware, including Microsoft Hotfixes, and displays the results in your Web browser.

Batchrun — 98/ME/NT/2000/XP
Batchrun will let you create batch files using a graphical interface. With Batchrun .brs batch files you can launch any number of programs or dialup connections with just a simple click. You can control the starting process with many properties like priority or run mode and control their behavior a tad. You can even do more than starting programs with the built-in file management functions like Copy, Rename, Makedir, Delete and End Process.

CoolMon — 98/ME/NT/2000/XP
CoolMon is a program for monitoring vital system stats and almost anything else you wish to display on the desktop. It can also display stats from remote pc’s and publish real-time stats on a webpage. The application can display CPU, RAM and page file usage, hard drive usage, MotherBoard Monitor temperatures and fan speeds, various network stats and much, much more.

X-ecutor — 98/NT/ME/2000/XP
X-ecutor runs programs at system startup or shutdown. You can specify different conditions under which your programs should be started. You can activate programs at specific times or on specific days of the week. It runs programs only once a day if you want to, shuts down the system automatically to a specified time, shuts down the system automatically if it is idle for a specified amount of minutes.

BIOS Wizard — 98/NT/ME/2000/XP
The BIOS Agent is a simple, easy to use program that will automatically identify your computers BIOS and other system information. You’ll quickly identify CPU Type and Speed, BIOS ROM Socket and Size, Memory Configuration, BIOS Date, Motherboard OEM data, CPU data, BIOS Type, Motherboard Chipset, BIOS ROM data, BIOS ID String, Super I/O data, Memory data. This information is very helpful in the event you need or want to upgrade the BIOS and other components on your PC. The BIOS Agent program is totally harmless, will not damage your system in any way, and no hidden information about your system is submitted to a database without your prior knowledge first. It is simply a tool which you can use to obtain useful information about your system.

UWin — 98/NT/ME/2000/XP
The UWIN package provides a mechanism for building and running UNIX applications on Windows with few, if any, changes necessary. The UWIN package contains Libraries that provide a UNIX operating system by implementing the UNIX Application Programming Interface (API), files and development tools such as cc, yacc, lex, and make, and a Korn Shell with over 250 utilities such as ls, sed, cp, stty etc.

FBBackup — 98/NT/ME/2000/XP
Freebyte Backup is a freeware backup program for Windows. It allows one to easily copy (and filter) a large number of files and directories from various sources into one backup directory. It is possible to backup all files found in the specified set of input directories, or to have only certain file types copied filtered according to file-extensions. Features include easy installation, incremental backups, profiles, and more.

DocMemory — DOS
DocMemory, an advanced self-bootable PC Memory Diagnostic Software is a user friendly software designed to capture all possible memory failures in PC. A rigorous test pattern excerises both the PC Base and Extended Memory to locate defective memory, all carried out without the need for user to disassemble memory from the PC.

ZIP Rescue — 98
NZR keeps you running. Restore failed systems in minutes with a Zip Rescue Disk and Norton Zip Rescue software. Features disaster recovery software on a single 100MB or 250MB Zip disk, quick and easy system recovery, works in familiar Windows environment, custom rescue disk maintains your unique settings.

Startdisk Ultimate Boot Disk — 98
A boot disk contains the few essential files and programs your computer needs when it won’t start due to a virus or corrupted files. Boot disks also enable you to format a computer hard drive so that it will accept files needed to install a computer operating system. The Ultimate Boot Disk adds functionality such as restoring corrupt system files, flashing your PC bios, scanning your hard drive for viruses, (re-)installing Windows, extracting cabinet files from the Windows CD, scanning your hard drive for errors, booting into the Windows graphical user interface, running DOS disk utilities like Partition Magic or Ghost, partitioning your hard drive, and backing up your registry or transfer system files.

Atomic TimeSync — 98/NT/ME/2000/XP
Set your clock using THE timekeeping source, the National Institute of Standards and Technology. NIST maintains the primary frequency (time) standard for the United States, and operates a special server using the Network Time Protocol (NTP) to allow Internet users to get the time from them! Atomic TimeSync will periodically set your system clock. It even has a built-in NTP server so you can synchronize all of your other computers quickly and easily.

PrintFolder — 98/NT/ME/2000/XP
Handy utility to print or save a list of files located in any folder. Right-click any folder in Windows Explorer and select “PrintFolder” in the popup menu.

SetFileDate — 98/NT/ME/2000/XP
SetFileDate allows you to alter the time and date of one or more files. It is small and easy to use.

Device Manager Link — 98
OK, here’s a special PC911 Goody for all you nice surfers and surfettes out there. For those of you as get into the guts of your system often and regularly, you’ll appreciate this file enormously. It’s a special little program that acts like a link to your Device Manager tab in your Win9x System applet. Just unzip it to your desktop and double-click on it.

AnalogX BanishCD — 98/NT/ME/2000/XP
BanishCD is a small utility that allows you to change the path that Windows will look for the CAB files. Normally, the only way this could be done would be to modify the registry manually. You can browse through your system with it and select the path; and just in case you make a mistake it will store the original path.

BIOS — DOS
Well now, here’s something different. BIOS allows you to save, delete, and restore your BIOS settings. It will display information about your BIOS, including BIOS extensions and beep codes; lets you find the BIOS passwords (Award and Ami), and discover the Award BIOS universal passwords.

Empty Temp Folders — 98/NT/ME/2000
Empty Temp Folders (emptemp) helps you manage folders that contain temporary files, left over by other applications. It’s easy to add any folder and you can empty a folder (or all folders) with one click. Emptemp will let you list and delete cookies, history files and temporary internet files (this requires MS Internet Explorer version 5+). It also has a search function to let you find and delete temporary files outside the normal temp folders. Any program can leave behind temporary files or backup files anywhere on your harddisk. These files have file types like .tmp, .bak, .old and .log. You can add your own file types. Emptemp also displays the amount of memory the content of the clipboard takes up, and lets you delete it. And it can find broken shortcuts (.lnk files) on your harddisk, so you can delete or fix them.

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