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Old 04-16-03, 10:03 PM
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Unless I missed it, pretty shocked not to see this listed:

http://www.proxomitron.org/ - highly configurable personal proxy - it's not particularly easy to use, but if you know what you're doing, it can do wonders. I don't know why anyone surfs the web without one.

http://www.mlin.net/ - a few nifty tools. The one I use the most is the Startup Control Panel. It's little more than a GUI around your RunServices, RunOnce, etc. keys in your registry, but it saves time (and keeps novices out of the registry). SMP Seesaw is also handy for isolating processes to a single processor, and TraySaver and Clipomatic are also pretty cool. Mike Lin writes very clean and efficient code. No fancy silliness or wasted space/memory/time - quick tools that do the job well. Been using his stuff for years.

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Old 04-17-03, 09:50 AM
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Does anybody know of a free FTP server?
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Old 04-17-03, 12:58 PM
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If you mean FTP client, I really like:
http://smartftp.com/
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Old 04-17-03, 04:10 PM
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Originally posted by LolaRennt
Does anybody know of a free FTP server?
I'm assuming you're using Windows so CesarFTP might be able to meet your needs. Otherwise, you should be able to find a listing of free FTP servers at various freeware web sites such as WebAttack.

Hope you find what you're looking for.
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Old 04-17-03, 09:11 PM
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http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA03377

This is from the NASA website. It's a Planetary Photojournal. The TIFF is nearly 210 mbs, however, you get an AMAZING topographical map. Perhaps one of the best I've ever seen with how focused you can zoom the image.
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Old 04-19-03, 01:58 AM
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The best freeware pool game - Pool 'm Up.
You can download it from gamehippo.com (my favorite site for freeware pc games):
http://gamehippo.com/search/search_t...5529f009.shtml
or from home site:
http://www.dommelsch.nl/fun/upgames4_init.cfm
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Old 04-19-03, 02:07 AM
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One more great site for freeware software:
http://www.nonags.com/mirrors.html
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Old 04-30-03, 10:41 PM
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Startup Control Panel is a great Msconfig like utility for Win 2000/XP (and 9x too!) I love it and Mike Lin (the creator) also has lots of other cool programs on his site. Most are free... but he takes donations.

http://www.mlin.net/StartupCPL.shtml
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Old 05-09-03, 08:15 PM
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Quoth JohnPhoenix
Startup Control Panel is a great Msconfig like utility for Win 2000/XP (and 9x too!) I love it and Mike Lin (the creator) also has lots of other cool programs on his site. Most are free... but he takes donations.

http://www.mlin.net/StartupCPL.shtml



Right ... just like I said.

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Old 05-14-03, 06:39 AM
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Don't think anyone's mentioned SpyBot yet...a great companion to AdAware.

What about ZoneAlarm?
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Old 05-20-03, 06:16 AM
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I didn't see this one yet but I just came across it. I use it to make puzzles of my newphew's photos and he loves playing with it...

Jigsaw Puzzle Promo Creator:
http://www.tibosoftware.com/jppcreator.htm


"[email protected] Puzzle Promo Creator is a wizard, which will assist in fast and easy creation of your own promotional jigsaw puzzle games, the so-called [email protected] Puzzle Promos. [email protected] Puzzle Promo is a small executable file, after running it a playing field is displayed in the lower part of the screen and your advertising banner or logo is displayed in the upper part of the screen. It is of course possible to make a link from the banner to your web site. It is also possible to use the animated banner and get a considerable amount of space for your presentation. Regarding the fact that [email protected] Puzzle Promo is very small, it is possible to exhibit it on your web site, distribute it via e-mail, on disk or CD-ROM. "
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Old 06-11-03, 11:21 PM
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Don't think anyone's mentioned SpyBot yet...a great companion to AdAware.

What about ZoneAlarm?
Good call. I just ran both at work and each one found stuff the other missed. SpyBot found a long ago implanted executable, very bad considering we are behind a good firewall, I don't open attachments, etc. Sheesh.

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Old 06-14-03, 05:59 PM
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http://www.analogx.com/

for Netstat live.. It is a little network speed tracker that is great being it lets you see if your d/l are flowing along or slowing down. Also can tell you over all cpu load and so on..

http://www.savardsoftware.com/

TurboTop is one of the freeware programs on the site. It lets you make any window "on top all the time" being a few older programs will not do that and it can sort of suck if the drop behind all the other windows you have open. I used this for Windvd2000 for a long time.

http://www.broken-cross.com

Broken Cross Disk Manager - This is a cd database program, site has an older version liasted as freeware and of course a newer version that is shareware. If your looking to just track the data on cd-r the freeware version works great. Has a limit of only 250ish disk but most will not ever hit that number.

http://www.tcbmi.com/strokeit/

StrokeIt - "advanced mouse gesture recognition engine" - when this is running you can move the mouse and have it do commands. Like say a P opens a program or a down slash closes a window. One of those ---need to try it to get it--- sort of things.

http://deinterlace.sourceforge.net/

DScaler - if your running a tv card on your cpu to watch tv in a little window or whatever.. This is a freeware replacement for whatever application your running now. Just tends to look much better being it has some great de-interlace options.

http://www.fraps.com/

Fraps - This is a screen cap and Frames per a second program. Lets one know how many FPS those game who seem to give no way to find out. Not too big of a deal but it can be much nicer to complain about a game running crappy on your system if you know just how slow it really is running. heh

last but not least
http://www.silverbandsoftware.com/tabdown/unziplify/

Unziplify - being we ALL have friends that feel the need to zip up every single file they send you and with this installed you can right click a DIR and have them all unzip at one time. Vs going - click, open, unzip, close, click, open, unzip, close. This program alone is close to being one of my all time favs
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Old 06-19-03, 06:26 PM
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WinBar is a GREAT program to display disc space, memory, speed, etc, on your desktop. Small, too.
I prefer Statbar - www.statbar.nl - cleaner, faster, not as many options, but it's got all I need.
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Old 06-19-03, 08:50 PM
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I like this program too (used it a lot, but reinstalled windows, lost it, and then found it again today):

http://space.dolphin.free.fr/Windows/dfolder.html

Allows you to see the sizes of different folders and the folders below them. Very handy.
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Old 06-19-03, 09:56 PM
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I am suprise I forgot about FileSync and FileDiff. Two excellent programs I use often at work.

Read more about it here:
http://www.fileware.com/products.htm
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Old 06-30-03, 08:29 PM
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This is a freeware taskbar clock program. Works with all versions of Windows. Replaces your boring Window taskbar clock with a highly configurable clock that shows the day, date, time, cpu usage, memory.

http://users.iafrica.com/d/da/dalen

A freeware 3-d lantern screensaver. This is amazing.

http://www.3planesoft.com
 
Old 07-13-03, 10:16 PM
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If you do any shopping or filling of forms online, Roboform is a must and works with a number of browsers.

Roboform
I've used this happily for years, but now it won't work if I don't purchase it for $30.00.

Is there any other form filling program that's totally free without spyware?
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Old 07-14-03, 02:44 PM
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Smart Popup Stoper is the best one I could find!!

http://www.firstnetsoft.com/
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Old 07-19-03, 12:05 PM
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I've used this happily for years, but now it won't work if I don't purchase it for $30.00.

Is there any other form filling program that's totally free without spyware?

I use the one that comes with the new Google taskbar. Also includes a pop-up stopper.

http://toolbar.google.com/index-beta.php
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Old 08-03-03, 01:05 AM
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I love google everything!
And this thread rocks!
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Old 08-08-03, 03:32 PM
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If you like Winzip but want a free clone, I suggest ZipCentral:

http://zipcentral.iscool.net/

I spent time late last year downloading all the free zip based compression tools I could find and ZipCentral was the most "Winzip"-like one I could find. Not really any bells and whistles but it gets the job done.

Also, if you need command line zip and unzip utilities, Infozip/unzip are excellent:

Infozip: http://www.info-zip.org/pub/infozip/Zip.html

Info-unzip: http://www.info-zip.org/pub/infozip/UnZip.html

You just need the zip.exe and unzip.exe binaries to be put in your Windows system directory.

Free=joy

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Old 08-09-03, 01:31 AM
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Isn't just about everything freeware? lol
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Old 08-15-03, 10:46 AM
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MP3Trim - This is a great piece of freeware for cropping seconds of the start & end of your mp3s. It can also add a fade in and fade out to the song and can adjust the volume.

KillAd - This is essential. It is only 42kb in size and doesn't have any fancy things to it, apart from the fact that it just straight up stops pop-ups.
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Old 09-19-03, 02:33 AM
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I like this program which shutoff my computer whenever I want to and it's free.Works with a problem called Poweroff
http://users.pandora.be/jbosman/applications.html
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