Monday, June 30, 2003

BackUp Maker Standard Edition 3.01 Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP
(FileSize: 1.73 mb) [Freeware] ScreenShot

With BackUp Maker you get an easy to use and complex backup system at the same time. The application offers several wizards and assistants to support you on defining backup jobs for your personal needs. BackUp Maker creates backup archives in PkZip standard, optionally directly onto CD/DVD - you can restore all your saved data using well-known Zip tools (e.g. WinZip, WinACE).
Single Backup
Creates a backup of all your data at one time.

Instant Backup
Instant and time oriented backup creation of all your defined data.

Restore
Restore your data without the need of other software.

PkZip compatibility enables you to create disc spanned backups with high compression of your data.

Go to: BackUp Maker Website



Internet Speed Booster 3.0 Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP
(FileSize: 3.6 mb) [Freeware] ScreenShot

Boost your modem and browser speed up to 400 percent, and optimize your Internet Experience. Easy-to-use, Internet Optimizer for Windows is designed to automatically optimize your Windows Registry settings to boost your Internet surfing. It is compatible with all modems and high-speed LAN, ISDN, cable, DSL, T1, or other connections. This software will still be useful to you after upgrading your connection. It works with all Web browsers. This program is a package of three utilities: a network pinger, which prevents you from being disconnected by your ISP (Internet service provider) with full control over the Ping interval, host, and sound; Internet Speed Booster, which optimizes the way your Windows PC can send and receive information across the Internet in real time to prevent fragmentation of data transfers; and the FreeMem utility, which allows you to free physical memory or RAM on your computer. Just select a target amount of free memory and click the Optimize button. You can also schedule it to automatically optimize RAM.

Go to: Internet Speed Booster Website

Sunday, June 29, 2003

UrlFixer 1.02 Windows 95/98/NT/ME/2000/XP
(FileSize: 349 kb) [Freeware] No ScreenShot

This tool helps you fix URLs that are broken in emails and usenet articles.

Here is what you do: Mark and copy the section of the text "in trouble" and then click on the UrlFixer icon in the system tray. Paste out the fixed URL in your browser.
Example

From

>> Check this out http://www.ge
>> eekcorp.com/

to

http://www.geekcorp.com/

Go to: UrlFixer Website



Disk Investigator 1.3 Windows 95/98/NT/Me/2000/XP
(FileSize: 534 kb) [Freeware] ScreenShot

- Discover all that is hidden on your hard disk -
- (for Win95, Win98, WinME, WinNT, Win2000, WinXP) -

What is Disk Investigator? - Disk Investigator helps you to discover all that is hidden on your computer hard disk. It can also help you to recover lost data. Display the true drive contents by bypassing the operating system and directly reading the raw drive sectors. View and search raw directories, files, clusters, and system sectors. Verify the effectiveness of file and disk wiping programs. Undelete previously deleted files.

Go to: Disk Investigator Website

Saturday, June 28, 2003

DHE Editor 1.0.0.280 Windows 98/ME/2000/XP
(FileSize: 1728 kb) [Freeware] Screenshot

DHE Editor is a WYSIWYG HTML editor that takes advantage of the absolute positioning techniques os CSS 1 (style sheets). It allows you to design web pages by simply dragging elements into place. You can also take advantage of advanced CSS features like overlapping images and other techniques that are not possible with plain HTML. CSS is supported by all major browsers, so your web page will look the same to every visitor. DHE Editor can be used to create HTML, ASP, PHP, CFM, JSP, XML pages and also provides an option to insert code elements if needed. You can import images, associate events to part of labels, pictures, input fields and more. Great for beginners to design a web page, but also very handy for established webmaster that want to generate CSS based page layouts.

Go to: DHE Editor Website



Hexplorer 2.05 Windows 98/ME/NT/2000/XP
(FileSize: 220 kb) [Freeware] ScreenShot

Hexplorer is a hexadecimal file editor that offers many features, including 5 color schemes to interpret bytes visually, unlimited Undo operation, find and replace function, pixel viewer, structure viewer, disassembler and more. It also allows you to export data to C or Assembler, calculates checksums, CRC values, finds patterns and more.

Go to: Hexplorer Website

Friday, June 27, 2003

Free Website Scanner Windows 95/98/ME/2K/XP
(FileSize: 770 kb) [Freeware] ScreenShot

A special freeware. It scans any given web site and produce a list of links (including htm cgi php asp jsp jpg gif mp3 swf mpeg exe zip rar and more file types) found in the site, using several criteria to filter the results.

Download: Free Website Scanner



CarsoMenu v1.8 Windows 98/ME/NT/2K/XP
(FileSize: 400 kb) [Freeware] ScreenShot

CarsoMenu is an application launcher for both PC and Pocket-Pc.
It is compact (less than 400 Kb on PC), good looking and easy-to-use. The perfect help while organizing complex activities.
Menus and applications are represented by buttons in three different levels, where each button can be equipped with a standard icon or an especially designed image plus a short text.
Application buttons can be linked to:
a link file (shortcut),
an executable file, or
a web page.

Download: CarsoMenu

Thursday, June 26, 2003

Well after two weeks of hospital hell, and a healthy chemo diet. I'm finally back!!! So at least I can start updating my little newsletter. As always even though I don't know who visits here. I hope that you will at least find some of the stuff I post useful to you.


Cool Website

WatchThatPage

{Monitor Web pages} WatchThatPage offers various options for tracking Web pages and notifying you when they've been updated. To accomplish this, registration is required (otherwise it won't know your preferences). The service monitors any HTTP page except for those with HTTPS, SSL, and FTP. Web site owners can use the Web page notifier system to inform visitors of changes and track statistics. Updates are sent in an e-mail - or e-mails - on a recurring basis, depending on your settings. Another option is to see the changes in the e-mail or display only the URL of sites that changed. There's nothing to download; just register and enter the pages to track. This is not the only page-tracking service, but everyone has his or her own preference, and this is another option.

Go to: WatchThatPage Website



Cool Website

Worldhistory.com

Worldhistory.com is one of the most popular history sites in the world, with more than 109,000 unique visitors in March 2002 according to internet reporting firm Netscore.

Our mission is to change the world by bringing history to life for everyone on the planet. How will we do this?

History comes to life when you are inspired or motivated by the great heroes and heroines of the past. Every day, we publish our discoveries about great people in history.

History comes to life when you learn that your own ancestors were real people who made their way on this planet through good times and bad. We promote historical and genealogical research to help you find your own family's stories.

History comes to life when you read first hand accounts from eyewitnesses who experienced history as it happened -- those who fought in great battles, experienced political events, watched governments rise and fall, started great companies or invented new machines.

We gather up historical records and organize them into topical timelines that are easy to search or browse.

Go to: WorldHistory Website



40tude Dialog Windows 95/98/NT/ME/2000/XP
(FileSize: 5.25 mb) [Freeware] ScreenShot

40tude Dialog is a feature loaded, multi-server, multi-threaded Windows newsreader with Unicode character support.
It supports multiple servers and identities, has filtering/scoring support, integrated email functionality and binary support including support for multiparts. 40tude Dialog is shareware for commercial users and freeware for private users.

Go to: 40tude Dialog Website



avast! Home Edition 4.0.229 Windows 98/ME/NT/2000/XP
(FileSize: 6.5 mb) [Freeware] ScreenShot

avast! Home Edition is a complete anti-virus package, that is is free for registered home non-commercial users. It contains an on-demand scanner with two interfaces (simple for novices and advanced for experienced users), an on-access scanner with Standard Shield (which protects against execution and opening malware programs) and an embedded e-mail scanner which scans incoming and outgoing email messages. avast! Home integrates with the Windows Explorer right click menu and also includes a special screen saver which is able to scan your system while your computer is not in use. Updates are incremental and frequently made available for manual or scheduled download. You ll download an 90 days demo, if you would like to continue free usage beyond that time, you ll need to register from the home page to obtain a free activation key by email.

Go to: Avast! Home Edition Website



Monday, June 09, 2003

Special Note! This will be my last update for the next 3 weeks. I will be going into the hospital to get some major high chemo. I'm at the crossroads where either I win this 2 year battle, or lose it. Hopefully I will be back and updating this newsletter again! In the meantime I thank all of you who have visited my humble little newsletter! Take care of yourselves. :)


Blog 7.1 Windows 98/ME/2000/XP
(FileSize: 1.9 mb) [Freeware] ScreenShot

Blog is an automatic web log program which allows you to update your site easily without the hassles of HTML editing while maintaining a uniform, template driven design of your pages. You simply set Blog up with the necessary information for logging into your site via FTP, define a template to specify the look for your page and then type in your entries in the main Blog window and click Publish and Blog does the rest. If you are experienced with HTML, you can completely customize the templates to match your site design. Blog also handles the task of generating archival entries for older posts. It is a very convenient way to keep a site (or multiple sites) updated without going through several programs to do the job. The program includes a FTP upload utility as well as a site manger to maintain multiple sites.

Go to: Blog Website



Klipfolio 2.1 Windows 98/ME/NT/2000/XP
(FileSize: 175 kb) [Freeware] ScreenShot

Klipfolio is a tool that allows you to retrieve news snippets from selected sites that are then displayed in a small, very attractive interface on your desktop. You can choose from a variety of sources, ranging from Business, Entertainment, Technology, Internet and more. New klips are added frequently. Clicking on any of the displayed headlines will launch the web page with the full story. The program runs in the system tray and will popup the news dialog when it is clicked.

Go to: Klipfolio Website

Sunday, June 08, 2003

WWW File Share 1.40 Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP
(FileSize: 500 kb) [Freeware] ScreenShot

Special Note. There are two versions available the WWW File Share Pro 2.40 is Shareware. WWW File Share 1.40 is Freeware.

WWW File Share is a software that can help you share files with your friends. What you need to do is to specify the path which contains files you want to share (for example: "d:\" or "e:\mp3\") and the port number to start the share service (you can use default port number and ignore it). Then press "Start" button, a service will start on your computer and your computer becomes a server, you can stop this service anytime. Then your friends can visit your computer and download files via browser (IE/Netscape/Opera/etc.). They will not be required to install this software or any other software because an internet browser is enough. This version is freeware, no backdoor, no spyware, no banners, and no pop-up, just free.

Go to: WWW File Share Website



Favorite Pick: The Ultimate Windows Tweaker!

Xteq X-Setup 6.3 Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP
(FileSize: 4.7 mb) [Freeware] ScreenShot

Xteq X-Setup is a so-called "hacker" or "tweaker" program. It allows you to change settings that are normally hidden deeply in some configuration-files like the registry fast and easily.

X-Setup offers several advantages, making it the "ultimate tool for black belt system tuning". It's runs on any Windows version (incl. XP), is clutter-free, easy to use, extensible, powerful, covers any aspect of your computer and has more configuration options than any other tweaker.

X-Setup is the most complete "hacker" ever available: more than 810 hidden functions can be controlled with some simple button clicks (e.g. Windows, Internet Explorer, Instant Messaging, Office, Explorer appearance, Server options, Network settings, Security...

Go to: Xteq X-Setup Website

Saturday, June 07, 2003

ExtractNow 3.0 Windows 98/ME/NT/2000/XP
(FileSize: 948 kb) [Freeware] ScreenShot

ExtractNow is a tool that lets you extract multiple compressed files with ease. It supports ZIP, RAR, & ACE files and offers shell integrationas well as an easy to use, compact interface. You can simply drag and drop files onto the interface or browse for them in your folders. ExtractNow also offers a search function that lets you find supported files quickly. When extracting files, you can choose to select a folder or automatically extract them to a newly created folder with the same name.

Go to: ExtractNow Website



Urlbase 5.0.0.440 Windows 98/ME/NT/2000/XP
(FileSize: 2.5 mb) [Freeware] ScreenShot

Special Note: There are two versions available at website. Personal Edition is Freeware, Professional Edition is Shareware.

Urlbase is a powerful bookmark and favorites manager for all major browsers. It can import, export and synchronize your links from browser to browser, using an easy to use interface. The program includes options to export your links to HTML format or send your link collection by e-mail, making it easy to publicize or share your links on the Internet or with friends. Additional features include the ability to validate links, add personal comments, keyword search, check for duplicates and custom interface options.

Go to: Urlbase Website

Friday, June 06, 2003

RKRun 1.1 Windows 95/98/ME/2000/XP
(FileSize: 770 kb) [Freeware] No ScreenShot

RKRun is a launcher app that works in the same way as "RUN" from the start menu. Except it has one major improvement, aliases. An alias is a short name that you can use to launch programs or webpages. For example instead of typing www.raykrueger.net to get to this site, you could have an alias in RKRun named RK. Everytime you launch RKRun you just type RK and hit enter, boom, the website loads up.

Go to: RKRun Website



AntiVir Personal Edition 6.20.04.04 Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP
(FileSize: 3.68 mb) [Freeware] ScreenShot

The private and individual use of the AntiVir Personal Edition is completely free of charge! Even though viruses have now grown very numerous, one thing hasn't changed: our commitment to provide you with all-round protection. The reliability of AntiVir is demonstrated in numerous comparison test and references featured in independent trade journals.

The AntiVir Personal Edition offers the effective protection against computer viruses for the individual and private use on a single PC-workstation. In order to make possible an easy operation, the AntiVir Personal Edition is developed to the essential points.

You'll be amazed how thoroughly AntiVir protects:

- detects and removes more than 50,000 viruses
- always among the winners of comparison test featured in computer journals
- the resident Virus Guard serves to monitor file movements automatically, e.g. downloading of data from the internet
- scanning and repair of macro viruses
- Protection against previously unknown macro viruses
easy operation
- Internet-Update Wizard for easy updating
- Protection against previously unknown boot record viruses and master boot record viruses
- Quality Made in Germany
- support is free of charge via AntiVir Bulletin Board

Go to: AntiVir Personal Edition Website

Wednesday, June 04, 2003

File Watcher v0.8.5 Windows W98/ME/2000/XP
Also requires Microsoft .NET Framework Download it here
(FileSize: 121 kb) [Freeware] ScreenShot

File Watcher lets you monitor all file activity on your hard drive in real-time. You can select the directory (optional subdirectories) and the program will report all changes or activities that are taking place in your file system. You can see what files are being modified, accessed, renamed, created and even which files are having their security settings modified. Useful for monitoring shared directories or to keep an eye on what files are being installed or altered during software installations. File Watcher reports fine level of detail not only about whether the file has changed, been created, renamed, or deleted but also about which particular file property has been affected.

Go to: File Watcher Website



Flexible Renamer 7.3 Windows 98/ME/NT/2000/XP
(FileSize: 546 kb) [Freeware] ScreenShot

Flexible Renamer is a powerful file/folder renaming utility,that supports Wildcards and Regular-Expressions. It offers a Window Explorer style interface and a variety of renaming options, including options to remove numbers or strings, replace strings, insert numbers, translate letters and much more. You can also use Flexible Renamer to create empty objects in form of files or folders. It also supports Tag-information such as ID3(MP3), EXIF, IPTC, MS-Office, HTML.

Download Flexible Renamer 7.3

Tuesday, June 03, 2003

Mihov Picture Downloader 1.3 Windows 98/ME/NT/2000/XP
(FileSize: 325 kb) [Freeware] ScreenShot

Do you want to download a lot of pictures from one page, but you don't want to click every thumbnail or link to that picture, and then save it? Mihov Picture Downloader is exactly what you need.

It scans a page that you specify for each and every picture, that is linked from that page. Then it displays all pictures found and you can select only the pictures, that you would like to have downloaded. One click and download of all pictures starts. It's that easy!

The program can even download images from behind the firewall, using the proxy host settings. Mihov Picture Downloader can even download graphics from password protected sites (but you still need the password!).

In this new version even more html is supported, time outs are treated different, 100% CPU bug is fixed and download path is selectable. You can also choose to preview pictures as they are downloaded.

The program is easy to use and it has step-by-step instuctions for every click you make. In no more then five steps you will have your pictures on your hard drive, with no extra clicking! You can grab all graphics from one page instantly! Extensive help file is also available.

Go to: Mihov Picture Downloader Website



Weather1 4.11 Windows 95/98/NT/ME/2000/XP
(FileSize: 4.9 mb) [Freeware] ScreenShots

Desktop weather at it's best! This is a great weather program that can sit in your system tray and keep you posted of current weather conditions, forecasts, Warnings & Advisories and much more! Over 5,500 Worldwide locations of which to retrieve current conditions, including 1-day, 2-day, 10-Day, 3 Month and 12 Month Outlooks, USDA, Forecast images, Population/Census information, and much more!

You have access to hundreds of Satellite and Radar images, including state level radar, weather cams, and much more. You can rotate your wallpaper with local or remote images, have it alert you of severe weather, and many more features. You can also customize the look of Weather1 by changing any of the available skins - or create your own skins! ...click the features link below for all the details.

Weather1 is the weather software you need - whether you're a backyard observer or a serious weather watcher! Desktop weather software at it's best!

Go to: Weather1 Website


Sunday, June 01, 2003

Cool Website

Clobbering Time


Would you like to stress-test your new Popup Killer software without visiting a thousand GeoCities sites? Have I got just the tool for you! Check out "Clobbering Time!" a little script that declares war on your browser by opening as many windows as you tell it to. Be careful... this script can be deadly! Make sure you have a Popup Killer installed first!

Go to: Clobbering Time Website



Exposed! 1.3 Windows 98/NT/ME/2000/XP
(FileSize: 1700 kb) [Freeware] ScreenShot

Exposed! will open your eyes! It reveals tens of thousands of graphic images, photos, video clips, music, and more that forgotten files on your system. Collect or Delete them and free massive quantities of system resources. Use Exposed! to find out what is really on your system... before your kids, parents, or spouse does.

Displays those forgotten and hidden eye-opening Internet images you may or may not know exist.

Identifies your biggest storage hogs such as video clips, music, zip files, images, and more.

Frees space by making it easy for you to remove storage hogs across your entire system.

Speeds up your system as you eliminate thousands of unneeded files.

Go to: Exposed! Website