Apr 282008
 


It seems a day for hardware and maintenance of your PC. UltraDefrag is a free open source utility for Windows which alows you to defrag your Hard Disk much faster and cleaner than the native Windows Defrag.

Ultradefrag still uses the Windows defrag API but the difference is that it runs by the kernel mode driver that enhances the performance. Ultradefrag can run on 32 bit and 64 bit versions of hardware platform (Intel & AMD).

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Apr 282008
 


Memtest86+ should be one of those utilities that comes handy when troubleshooting a problem with your PC or server when you suspect experiencing a hardware issue. Also, can help stress testing a new system especially a Server to test if the memory on the system is good and error free.

Memtest86+ and enhanced development of the original Memtest86 is a operating system independent utility based on Linux kernel to test the memory on a server or a PC. Memtest86+ is a bootable image that can be burnt of a CD using the ISO image or from removable media like Floppy disk or a USB flash disk (where supported by the BIOS) and run a complete test on the system memory. This as I said earlier, makes it a Operating System independent utility (not so surprisingly ;-))

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Mar 152008
 


Privoxy is a free opensource Non-Caching Proxy with advanced filtering capabilities for enhanced online privacy blocking ADs, Banners etc and content not suited for children (parental control). Privoxy is based on the free Opensource Internet Junk Buster.

Privoxy is easy to install and requires little to no configuration changes necessary. Install Privoxy and it automatically starts and listens on port 8118.

Privoxy - Free Online privacy tool block ADs Banners

Again, all you need to do is to change the proxy settings on your browser to IP address of the system running Privoxy or localhost (if its your pc) and port 8118. Check here to alter proxy settings in Internet Explorer and Firefox.

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Feb 182008
 

Secure destruction of data like personal details, banking information, confidential company information or critical customer data when they are no longer required is very important to information security for the simple reason that they can always be recovered in many ways from the hard disk. This is even more important when you sell or throw away your old PCs. Simply deleting the files from the PC doesn’t really remove the files for good. They can always be recovered.

FileShredder just protects you from that. File Shredder is an opensource free file secure destruction software for permanent removal of critical confidential files from the hard disk. With File Shredder you can remove files from your hard drive without fear they could be recovered. File Shredder has been developed as fast, safe and reliable tool to shred company files.

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Feb 182008
 

Paint.Net is a free opensource Photo Editing Software which was originally funded by Microsoft and was looked at as a replacement for the simple MS Paint software available in all versions of Windows operating system. Paint.Net has evolved from there on into a serious competitor to commercial software like Adobe PhotoShop and popular opensource software like GIMP. It has almost all the rich features on most of the popular image editing software.

It features an intuitive and innovative user interface with support for layers, unlimited undo, special effects, and a wide variety of useful and powerful tools. An active and growing online community provides friendly help, tutorials, and plugins.

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