|SHELL EXTENSION CITY|
|Configure Your System WickedlyBut Know Your Software!
Message BoardSearchContactDaily RotationPolitical Rounds
THE SHELL EXTENSIONS
0-9 A B C D
E F G H I J
K L M N O P
Q R S T U V
W X Y Z
Replace The Shell
Change The Look
Hack The System
Play With Code
Try Out Linux
Recent Daily Updates
LIST OF SUPPORTERS
February 27, 2012
DEV MAN VIEW..........DevManView is an alternative to the standard Device Manager of Windows, which displays all devices and their properties in flat table, instead of tree viewer. In addition to displaying the devices of your local computer, DevManView also allows you view the devices list of another computer on your network, as long as you have administrator access rights to this computer. DevManView can also load the devices list from external instance of Windows and disable unwanted devices. This feature can be useful if you have Windows operating system with booting problems, and you want to disable the problematic device .....(free).....GO THERE!
GHOSTERY..........Ghostery browser add-on tracks those who track you on the web and gives you a roll-call of the ad networks, behavioral data providers, web publishers, and other companies interested in your activity .....(free).....GO THERE!
MINI BIN..........MiniBin is a free recycle bin button for the system tray area. Empty the recycle bin without the need to minimize any windows, saving a few clicks. But Minibin may also come handy when you are hiding the recycle bin from your desktop or if you are using a replacement shell that provides a system tray but no systray-friendly and customizable recycle bin.....(free).....GO THERE!
CD BURNER XP..........CDBurnerXP is a free application to burn CDs and DVDs, including Blu-Ray and HD-DVDs. It also includes the feature to burn and create ISOs, as well as a multilanguage interface. Everyone, even companies, can use it for free. It does not include adware or similar malicious components. Thanks to our friends at Create Computers .....(free).....GO THERE!
YHTK.......... YHTK transforms your touchscreen into a true controller interface. You can create and use any kind of user interface you like to control any games and applications. You can forget all the hotkeys and concentrate of your game or work. After you try YHTK, the best keyboard on the market will feel like stone age. If you don't have a touchscreen at the moment, you can still use all the key and mouse macro functions to automate your applications. Full feature, unlimited time trial. Thanks to Red at Create Computers.....(sw).....GO THERE!
BIASED TECH NEWS.......... Great article from Dan Lyons (Fake Steve Jobs) raising questions about some of the most popular sources of tech news just shilling for their own monetary interests. Must read!.....(free).....GO THERE!
Don't forget your daily news updates at Political Rounds and Daily Rotation.
February 14, 2012
Don't forget Political Rounds and Daily Rotation. Meanwhile, here's your update....
WINDOWS REPAIR..........Tweaking.com - Windows Repair is an all-in-one repair tool to help fix a large majority of known Windows problems including registry errors and file permissions as well as issues with Internet Explorer, Windows Update, Windows Firewall and more. Malware and installed programs can modify your default settings. With Tweaking.com - Windows Repair you can restore Windows original settings .....(free).....GO THERE!
ADVANCED SYSTEM TWEAKER..........Tweaking.com - Advanced System Tweaker is a central hub for any kind of tweak or anything else that can be done via registry files, commands and vbscript files. The add-ons in the program allow it to grow and handle just about anything. The program has a direct link to search and find the growing list of add-ons. The program comes with 37+ add-ons already installed .....(free).....GO THERE!
SCREENSHOT CAPTOR.......... Screenshot Captor is a best-in-class tool for grabbing, manipulating, annotating, and sharing screenshots. It's different from other screenshot utilities in lots of exciting ways.....(free).....GO THERE!
FREE AS IN FREEDOM.......... Richard Stallman's Crusade for Free Software, a free ebook by Sam Williams.....(free).....GO THERE!
LICENSE CRAWLER.......... LicenseCrawler will enable you to find the license keys and serial numbers of Microsoft products and other programs on your machine.....(free).....GO THERE!
APPLICATION ACCESS SERVER .......... Running a program such as VNC every time to administer computers over the Internet can be risky. The question is: How can you activate a program over the Internet without showing the host service? The Application Access Server [AAS] allows you to start and stop applications over the Internet. All you need is an Internet browser. One highlight is the "Stealth Mode". With this function, the AAS is hidden from all port scanners. Should there be an attack, the aggressor is put on a "black list" and will be denied access even if the correct password is used.....(free).....GO THERE!
February 2, 2012
ANONYMOUS AND THE WAR OVER THE INTERNET - Part 1 ..........This is one of the best articles we've seen on this interesting subject .....(free).....GO THERE!
ANONYMOUS AND THE WAR OVER THE INTERNET - Part 2 ..........It continues .....(free).....GO THERE!
MULTIBOOT USB..........Boot multiple live Linux distros from a usb flash drive .....(free).....GO THERE!
WINDOWS 7 USB DOWNLOAD TOOL..........Use the Windows 7 USB Download Tool with ANY .iso file. Thanks to Cool Thing of The Day!.....(free).....GO THERE!
WINDOWS 7 UTILITIES YOU MAY NOT KNOW ABOUT.......... Many PC users love to tinker with the hardware and software on their machines. Other people consider any time they spend using Windows' built-in system tools a total waste. In between are those of us who understand the value of a little preventive maintenance--as long as it doesn't take all day.....(free).....GO THERE!
January 23, 2012
Be sure to visit our other project, Political Rounds. Political Rounds is just like Daily Rotation, except that it features political news.... And maybe you can help spread the word about the site. It's always interesting -- after all, these are exciting times in politics...
And now, here's your Shell City update:
SCREEN LOCK.......... After you login to your computer, Screen Lock quietly waits for you to insert your Password Booster or USB flash drive. Now, whenever you remove the device from the USB port, your computer login session is immediately locked. Only the device that was used to lock your computer can be used to unlock you computer. This is the locking device.....(free).....GO THERE!
HDD RAW COPY TOOL..........HDD Raw Copy Tool is a utility for low-level, sector-by-sector hard disk duplication and image creation .....(free).....GO THERE!
JET BOOST..........Shuts down all unnecessary processes and services to fit your needs with one single click. Remove distractions from irrelevant applications when you're gaming or working. All unnecessary processes and services are shut down .....(free).....GO THERE!
RIGHT CLICKER..........Moo0 RightClicker is a set of enhancements on the context menu (right click menu) of Windows Explorer. It adds many useful functionalities like duplicating current explorer window, open/move to/copy to bookmarked folders, hiding default context menus, and so forth .....(free).....GO THERE!
January 16, 2012
HELP KILL SOPA AND PIPA. Don't be appeased by recent small changes in the legislation. Congress continues to look at the legislation, and it still contains many provisions which will affect your access to the internet. Only your thousands of voices can reverse the process:
Stop Internet Censorship!
CUSTOM EXPLORER TOOLBAR.......... CustomExplorerToolbar is small utility for Windows 7 only, which allows you to easily customize the toolbar of Windows Explorer, and add buttons that were existed in previous versions of Windows, like Copy, Cut, Paste, Select All, and more. This utility also allows you to remove the toolbar buttons that you previously added.....(free).....GO THERE!
SHELL OBJECT EDITOR..........Create new shell objects in Windows and delete them when you don't need or want them any longer.....(free).....GO THERE!
TECHNITIUM MAC ADDRESS CHANGER.......... Allows you to change (spoof) Media Access Control (MAC) Address of your Network Interface Card (NIC) or Wireless Network Card (WiFi), irrespective of the NIC drivers or its manufacturer. Current user-friendly version has many new features which allows you to change IP Address, Gateway, DNS Servers, IPv6 support, enable/disable DHCP in one click, network configuration presets and many more features.....(free).....GO THERE!
REG FROM APP.......... RegFromApp monitors the Registry changes made by the application that you selected, and creates a standard RegEdit registration file (.reg) that contains all the Registry changes made by the application. You can use the generated .reg file to import these changes with RegEdit when it's needed.....(free).....GO THERE!
DEXPOT.......... With Dexpot you may have separate virtual desktops for different applications. One desktop might feature applications for graphic design, for example, and another might feature your business applications. Switch between virtual desktops in order to keep track of your open windows. Using Dexpot, you'll considerably increase your workflow.....(free).....GO THERE!
January 6, 2012
Sorry it's taken us a few extra days on this latest update, but we have a good excuse. We've been working on another small project, Political Rounds. Political Rounds is just like Daily Rotation, except that it features political news.... Go over and take a look....
And now, finally, here's your Shell City update:
4T TRAY MINIMIZER.......... 4t Tray Minimizer is a lightweight but powerful window manager, which helps you to free up space on the desktop and the taskbar via the following actions: Minimize To Tray - any application can be minimized to the system tray. Roll Up/Roll Down - you can roll up any window to its title bar. Make Transparent - you can make a window semi-transparent and take a look at foreground windows. Hide/Show The System Tray - hides the system tray. Free version.....(free).....GO THERE!
SSD LIFE.......... SSDLife allows you to control how worn your SSDs are in an easy and convenient way, which means you can control how safely and securely your data is stored on them. Free version.....(free).....GO THERE!
ULTRADEFRAG.......... UltraDefrag is the first open source disk defragmenter for Windows, which supports defragmentation of locked system files by running during the boot process. The primary goals are doing the job fast, reliable and achieve the best results possible.....(free).....GO THERE!
NET BALANCER.......... Browse and do any internet activity comfortably even when your download manager or torrent client downloads huge files from internet - just lower their network priority with NetBalancer. NetBalancer is an internet traffic control and monitoring tool designed for Windows XP/2003/Vista/Win7, both x86 and native x64.....(free).....GO THERE!
POWER USER’S GUIDE TO THE WINDOWS 7 TASKBAR.......... Every week we learn about a new tip to enhance the taskbar, and it is hard to keep them all straight. Here's the Lifehacker power user guide to tweaking and using your taskbar.....(free).....GO THERE!
December 28, 2011
WINDOWS POWERSHELL..........Try the new Microsoft Windows 8 Power Shell right now, even on Windows 7.....(free).....GO THERE!
WINDOWS SEIZER.......... Windows Seizer is a standalone portable freeware utility which lists all the windows you have open.Can take the place of Task Manager. Window Seizer then displays the following technical information for each window listed: Memory Usage, Window Handle, Class Name, Parent Handle, Window Visibility, Process ID, Status, Filename, Path, X Coordinate, Y Coordinate, Width, Height.....(free).....GO THERE!
RIGHT CLICK ENHANCER..........Edit your context menu functions, add to them, delete what you don't like .....(free).....GO THERE!
WINDOWS DOUBLE EXPLORER..........Windows Double Explorer manages two or more Windows Explorer in one application. Also you can add your favorite folders with drag and drop to the toolbar for quick access. It's easyier to manage your disc structure. (A kind of Norton Commander or Total Commander) .....(free).....GO THERE!
SYSTEM RESTORE MANAGER..........System Restore Manager is a freeware portable utility which allows you to completely manage your Windows system restore points and customize its options .....(free).....GO THERE!
December 19, 2011
COMODO CLEANING ESSENTIALS..........Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) is a set of computer security tools designed to help users identify and remove malware and unsafe processes from infected computers. Instantly identify and stop every untrusted process running on an endpoint with a single click. Powerful antivirus scanner capable of removing malware, rootkits, hidden files and malicious registry keys hidden deep within a system. Forensic level stats and graphs allow internal processes and resource usage to be analyzed with unrivaled granularity. Integration with Comodo cloud scanners provides real-time safety verdicts for unknown processes. No installation required – can run direct from USB or user desktop via RDP.....(free).....GO THERE!
ADVANCED ONION ROUTER.......... Advanced Onion Router is a client for TOR network and is intended to be an improved alternative for Tor+Vidalia+Privoxy bundle for Windows users. It is able to "force" a program and its plugins to use the Tor proxy regardless of its configured proxy.....(free).....GO THERE!
DS CLOCK.......... Digital desktop clock that allows you to fully customize its look and feel. You can insert any text, pick custom colors and fonts, set custom sound to play at the top of the hour, play real Westminster chimes, etc.....(free).....GO THERE!
OSF MOUNT.......... OSFMount allows you to mount local disk image files (bit-for-bit copies of a disk partition) in Windows with a drive letter. You can also then analyze the disk image file with PassMark OSForensics™ by using the mounted volume's drive letter. By default, the image files are mounted as read only so that the original image files are not altered. OSFMount also supports the creation of RAM disks, basically a disk mounted into RAM. This generally has a large speed benefit over using a hard disk. As such this is useful with applications requiring high speed disk access, such a database applications, games (such as game cache files) and browsers (cache files). A second benefit is security, as the disk contents are not stored on a physical hard disk (but rather in RAM) and on system shutdown the disk contents are not persistent. OSFMount supports mounting images of CDs in .ISO format , which can be useful when a particular CD is used often and the speed of access is important.....(free).....GO THERE!
AVOID AUTOMATIC IE UPGRADES..........Microsoft has a plan to automatically upgrade Windows customers to the latest version of Internet Explorer available for their PC. That would be IE 8 for XP and IE 9 for Vista and Windows 7. This link provides downloads to prevent the auto upgrade on your machine.....(free).....GO THERE!
SYSINTERNALS TROUBLESHOOTING UTILITIES..........An old favorite, or actually, lots of old favorites. The Sysinternals Troubleshooting Utilities have been rolled up into a single Suite of tools. This file contains the individual troubleshooting tools and help files. It does not contain non-troubleshooting tools like the BSOD Screen Saver or NotMyFault.....(free).....GO THERE!
December 13, 2011
SSD TWEAKER.......... Optimize Windows XP, Vista and 7 for SSD Drives With all the advice online for SSD hard drives it can take hours of research and fiddling to properly setup your SSD drive. Now with this little app you can Tweak Windows 2K/XP/Vista & 7 including x64 in seconds.....(free).....GO THERE!
USEFUL FUNCTIONS FOR YOUR RIGHT CLICK MENU-PART 1.......... the first of several, intended as a gallery of interesting, free programs or functions that you could add to your Windows context menu. Each one of these will have a specific theme that binds all the functions together. The theme in this article: right click context menu functions that relate to media files (i.e. video and audio files, excepting images which will have their own article at a future point). A total of nine programs are listed here.....(free).....GO THERE!
PIDGIN..........Pidgin is an easy to use and free chat client used by millions. Connect to AIM, MSN, Yahoo, and a million other chat networks all at once .....(free).....GO THERE!
STANFORD EXTENDED EDUCATION ONLINE CS CLASSES.......... Sign up for Introduction to Artificial Intelligence, Introduction to Databases or Introduction to Machine Learning, or in January, Software as a Service, Computer Science 101, Machine Learning, Cryptography, Natural Language Processing, Human Computer Interaction, Design and Analysis of Algorithms I, and Probabilistic Graphic Models. Others are available as well. Free onlne .....(free).....GO THERE!
KEEPVID..........Simple web based youtube downloader. Thanks to Create Computers .....(free).....GO THERE!
Q-DIR ..........Q-Dir (the Quad Explorer) makes your files and folder easy to manage, as an installed or portable Windows program. Fast and easy access to your hard disks, network folders, USB-Stiks, floppy disks and other storage devices. Q-Dir i a good file manager with an amazing Quadro-View technique. You don't have to renounce the usual, Drag and Drop, all Views, and other functions of your system. Thanks to Create Computers .....(free).....GO THERE!
December 5, 2011
BLUE POISON .......... Tweaking tool for the developer preview of Windows 8.....(free).....GO THERE!
HORLOGER..........Very cool look. Standalone gadget that puts a great looking clock on your win7/winVista desktop. it comes in 2 sizes, 4 styles, many different languages and works on both 32- and 64 bit systems. just doubleclick the executable, make some adjustment settings to your preferences and you're good .....(free).....GO THERE!
LUCIDITY..........Sets an image as your wallpaper and then creates a neat translucent effect on your entire desktop. Thanks to our friends at Donation Coder! .....(free).....GO THERE!
HUMBLE BUNDLE..........Great group of games. Darwinia, Aquaria, and Crayon Physics Deluxe are year-on-year, Seumas McNally Grand Prize winners at the Independent Games Festival, representing the very best in distinctive, engaging gameplay. The games work great on Mac, Windows, and Linux. Not free, but you decide what to pay. And your payment can go to charity.....(not free).....GO THERE!
TOP 25 MOST USED PASSWORDS..........Here is the list .....(free).....GO THERE!
November 29, 2011
DESKTOP MEDIA ..........Desktop Media is small application for Windows that automatically adds drive icons to your desktop. It will detect USB drives, fixed drives (ie. your hard drives), CD/DVD drives, network drives, and even RAM disk drives. For removable media (such as USB drives and CD/DVD drives), it will only add the drive to your desktop if it is present. So if you have a CD/DVD drive, but no disc is present, you won't see the icon on your desktop .....(free).....GO THERE!
CRACK MY PDF.......... Free PDF Unlocker and Restrictions Remover. Do you have a PDF (Adobe Acrobat) file which cannot be printed, copied, or edited? Your PDF file has had password security and other restrictions added. By using this free web application you can remove the password and restrictions in just few seconds Thanks to Sequimtech blog!.....(free).....GO THERE!
USE 2 DIFFERENT WALLPAPERS WITH DUAL MONITORS..........How to use Multiple Wallpapers On Dual Monitors without any additional Software needed .....(free).....GO THERE!
AUTO HIDE DESKTOP ICONS..........Lightweight portable Windows program. If you use desktop backgrounds, it helps you to see sometimes the wallpapers clean and in full bloom. With an automatic hiding and showing feature of the desktop icons, an adjustable timer and arbitrary activation options. It is the right desktop tool if the desktop is awash with icons so you can see more of your desktop background .....(free).....GO THERE!
TINY CORE LINUX ..........10 mb Linux with GUI Desktop. It is based on Linux 2.6 kernel, Busybox, Tiny X, and Fltk. The core runs entirely in ram and boots very quickly. Also offered are Micro Core, a 6 MB image that is the console based engine of Tiny Core, and Multi Core, which includes Tiny Core, Micro Core, networking tools and an installer. Micro Core contains CLI versions of Tiny Core's programs allowing the same functionality of Tiny Core's extensions, only starting with a console based system. It is not a complete desktop nor is all hardware completely supported. It represents only the core needed to boot into a very minimal X desktop typically with wired internet access .....(free).....GO THERE!
November 24, 2011
OWNERSHIP SHELL EXTENSION .......... Taking ownership of system files or folders in Windows 7 or Vista is not a simple task. Whether you use the GUI or the command line, it takes far too many steps. Rizone Ownership will add a Take Ownership option under the Explorer right-click menu that will handle all the steps for you (scroll down page for prog).....(free).....GO THERE!
DOORS CONSOLE ..........The Doors Console is basically a portable wrapper for the Windows Command Prompt. Doors Console is customizable through an easy to use BAT file located in the same directory. Apart from opening the command prompt, Doors Console will also repair/re-enable the Windows Command Prompt if disabled, for example; by malware. When starting Doors Console it will also set the CompletionChar and PathCompletionChar settings in the registry. This feature allows you to hit the TAB key to cycle through the matching files/directories that match what you’ve started to type and allows you to hit the Ctrl+D key combination to complete the directory name that match what you’ve started to type (scroll down page for prog).....(free).....GO THERE!
PIXEL REPAIR.......... With this little tool, you can detect stuck or dead pixels and also repair stuck pixels. Many tools like this can be found all over the internet, but we could not find a tool with all the functions in one. Therefore, an adequate application was created, called Rizonesoft Pixel Repair. (scroll down page for prog).....(free).....GO THERE!
BLUESTACKS.......... Run all your favorite Android apps now on Windows PC. (Thanks to How-To Geek! ).....(free).....GO THERE!
DOWN FOR EVERYONE OR JUST ME..........When you fail to get somewhere on the internet, test to see if the problem is your own machine, or out there on the web .....(free).....GO THERE!
November 18, 2011
BLEACH BIT.......... BleachBit quickly frees disk space, removes hidden junk, and safeguards your privacy. You can erase cache, Internet history, cookies (including the much-maligned "evercookie"), DOM storage, unused localizations, and temporary files of 70 applications including Firefox, Internet Explorer, Flash, Google Chrome, Opera, Safari, Adobe Reader, APT, and more. Includes wipe function to prevent recovery of deleted files, supports the winapp.ini cleaner list, and available for 52 languages. Also available for Linux.....(free).....GO THERE!
PC ON-OFF TIME..........This free time tracking tool shows the times your computer has been active during the last 3 weeks, with no previous setup required. The software doesn't need to run in the background, because Windows OS tracks logon and logoff/standby times (working hours) by default, and the program analyses it .....(free).....GO THERE!
YORK..........Log source, destination [fqdn or ip address] and packet size of all network traffic on your network, of course also outbound traffic. The network card will be set into promiscuous mode. Save sniffed HTTP and FTP files. Just for fun, pictures are shown in a slideshow and in a screensaver like window. Sniff for HTTP, FTP, POP3, SMTP, SMB, VNC and AIM password/hash and HTTP cookies like 'GX'. Select a client and follow his clicks in your browser. [WebSession] Screensaver included. Shows sniffed pictures in a slideshow. For advanced user: You can capture traffic into a pcap file, send a pcap file and replay a pcap file. For advanced user: You can restrict captured traffic by tcpdump filters. .....(free).....GO THERE!
SZ PORT SCAN ..........PortScan shows all open ports and additional information like host name, MAC address, HTTP, SMB, FTP, iSCSI, SMTP and SNMP services. Up to 100 threads are used for scaning large ip address ranges. You can search for UPnP enabled devices, Bonjour services, Netgear router, Samsung printer and Freecom network devices. So you can find them even if you don't know the ip address. Ping any computer with 3 standard sized ping packets, with 3 different sizes, each 10 times or ping the computer continuously. .....(free).....GO THERE!
November 14, 2011
FENCES..........Stardock Fences Is a program that helps you organize your desktop and can hide your icons when they are not in use. Clean and organize your desktop by creating shaded areas which become movable and sizable containers for your icons. Double click blank spaces on your desktop and all your fences will fade out, and back. Here's a vid from our friends at CREATE COMPUTERS which explains how to use it. Get the vid Here!.....(free).....GO THERE!
GTWEAK..........GTweak is a command-line script that can be used for tweaking operating systems of Windows family. It has two modes of work: Wizard Mode (for average-skill users) and normal, prompt mode (also called advanced mode). First mentioned mode is the default, user chooses tweaks using keypad. Second is like command prompt, but program does not recognize standard commands. In order to see commands of GTweak, type ? (it shows ReadMe). GTweak has a simple scripting support (no piping or streaming, just linear parsing), which is described in gtweak.txt file inside the distribution package. Program does not use external utilities, excluding these appended to system. Almost all tweaks are reversible .....(free).....GO THERE!
RIGHT CLICK EDITOR .......... Right Click Editor is a context menu editor tool that can help users to delete or hide unwanted entries from their right click context menu. Windows 7 users also allows to move the unwanted entries to the cascading menus. Users can also delete or hide unwanted shell extensions from there right click context menu. Right Click Editor also allows user to add and modify commands of right click context menu......(free).....GO THERE!
CALIBRE..........Calibre is a free and open source e-book library management application developed by users of e-books for users of e-books. It has a cornucopia of features divided into the following main categories: Library Management, E-book conversion, Syncing to e-book reader devices, Downloading news from the web and converting it into e-book form, Comprehensive e-book viewer. Content server for online access to your book collection .....(free).....GO THERE!
LOSETHOS ..........Experimental OS. LoseThos is a 64-bit, multicored, multitasking, open source, public domain, ring-0-only, single-address-map operating system for the IBM PC. It requires a 64-bit x86_64 CPU and 512+ Megs of RAM. It does not have GPU acceleration, so I limit it to 640x480 16 color graphics. LoseThos will run natively, either stand-alone or dual booted. The easiest way to dual boot is to install on a 2nd hard drive and select which to boot with the BIOS. Use LoseThos' installer to install onto a partition. LoseThos has an optional master-boot-record boot-loader and can partition a drive if necessary. YOU CAN'T COMPILE WITH OTHER COMPILERS. Use InstallBoot() to make, if you like. The vision for LoseThos is a 64-bit Commodore 64 that's a thousand times faster than the original and has a shell that is C/C++ instead of BASIC. It's for recreational programming. The reason you would pick LoseThos over Linux is that it is only 129,242 lines of code, so you can easily tinkering. LoseThos is a secondary operating system you will use in additional to Windows or Linux because LoseThos does not have networking .....(free).....GO THERE!
November 8, 2011
TASK FORCEQUIT PRO..........A task manager for everyone. Unlike Windows built-in task manager which lists processes, this one lists applications. Quick and easy access to all your running applications and a single-click way to force them quit.....(free).....GO THERE!
FOLDER COLORIZER..........Assign any color to any folder icon. Just right-click a folder and choose Colorize. Supports your own colors, labels and works seamlessly with any version of Windows.....(free).....GO THERE!
SOUND CONCIERGE..........If you are tired of being surprised by extremely loud music because you forgot to lower your sound volume, this is the answer. Sound concierge will automatically control your computer’s volume by the rules you set.....(free).....GO THERE!
November 3, 2011
ENHANCE MY SE7EN .......... Everything needed for maintaining Windows 7. The program offers tools that take care of the registry, disk space and its defragmentation, installed software, HDD temperature and all sorts of things related to system's health. Also there are lots of other options helping to boost your system's performance. With a clean and simple interface it brings you an All-in-One set of powerful and neatly classified tools, settings and tweaks.....(free).....GO THERE!
WHAT IN STARTUP.......... This utility displays the list of all applications that are loaded automatically when Windows starts up. For each application, the following information is displayed: Startup Type (Registry/Startup Folder), Command-Line String, Product Name, File Version, Company Name, Location in the Registry or file system, and more.....(free).....GO THERE!
JOY TO MOUSE..........Allows you to use a joystick or joypad like a normal mouse, moving the operating system movements and clicks. In the first draft of the program is already in the "Options" window accessible via the icon in the system tray. From here you can customize the buttons on the joystick and the movement speed of the pointer, to enable the automatic acceleration and eventual execution of the program startup. Of course before using the program you should install the joystick or joypad available .....(free).....GO THERE!
SLIDER DOCK.......... SliderDock is an application launcher that will allow you to easily drag and drop icons to access them later on by double clicking on them. It is a unique dock where you won't have to chase behind you icons to run an application. Just rotate your mouse wheel and let the icons come to you. It will be a nice customization that will add some life to your desktop.....(free).....GO THERE!
CONNECTIFY LITE..........Create a Wi-Fi hotpot with software. With Connectify you can wirelessly share a single Internet connection with your phone, tablet, gaming system, and other equally important study tools. Create your own personal hotspot with Connectify and connect all your devices to the Internet simultaneously. Your Connectify hotspot can act as a repeater for your home router! Finally Internet access in your backyard or basement (Note--for free version, be sure to download Lite version instead of Pro version).....(free).....GO THERE!
October 31, 2011
VIDEO CACHE VIEW..........After watching a video in a Web site, you may want to save the video file into your local disk for playing it offline in the future. If the video file is stored in your browser's cache, this utility can help you to extract the video file from the cache and save it for watching it in the future. It automatically scans the entire cache of Internet Explorer and Mozilla-based Web browsers (Including Firefox) and finds all video files that are currently stored in it. It allows you to easily copy the cached video files into another folder for playing/watching them in the future. If you have a movie player that is configured to play flv files, it also allows you to play the video directly from your browser's cache .....(free).....GO THERE!
INTEL SOLID STATE DRIVE (SSD) TOOLBOX..........Download this free toolbox to access a powerful set of management, information, and diagnostic tools to maintain the health of your Intel SSD and optimize performance to fresh-out-of-the-box levels. The toolbox also offers options that securely erase your SSD or that help your system take full advantage of your Intel SSD’s performance via the System Configuration Tuner......(free).....GO THERE!
EXECUTOR .......... This is a multi purpose launcher and a more advanced and customizable version of windows run.....(free).....GO THERE!
STINGER..........Stinger is a standalone utility used to detect and remove specific viruses. It is not a substitute for full anti-virus protection, but rather a tool to assist administrators and users when dealing with an infected system. Stinger utilizes next-generation scan engine technology, including process scanning, digitally signed .DAT files, and scan performance optimizations. It detects and removes threats identified under the "List Viruses" icon in the Stinger application .....(free).....GO THERE!
October 26, 2011
FILE MENU TOOLS .......... FileMenu Tools allows you customise the context menu of Windows Explorer. And it lets you Add some built-in utilities that perform operations on files and folders. Add customised commands which run external applications, copy or move to a specific folder or delete specific file types. Configure the Send to submenu. Enable or disable commands which are added by other applications to the context menu (NOTE-fixed link)......(free).....GO THERE!
AQUA SNAP ..........AquaSnap is a free software that greatly enhances the way you can arrange windows on your Desktop. It gives you the possibility to snap windows to the edges or to the corners of the desktop simply by dragging and dropping them where you want. AquaSnap is a great replacement for the Aero Snap and Aero Shake features of Windows 7 and is compatible with every Windows versions and consumes very little memory and CPU .....(free).....GO THERE!
QUICK SHARP..........QuickSharp is a minimalist IDE for Microsoft .NET.....(free).....GO THERE!
DELETIST ..........Delete files and folders sourced from a text file containing their full paths. Thanks to Donation Coder.....(free).....GO THERE!
BOOT SNOOZE .......... This app will Give you a choice to reboot and go into standby or hibernation. It will then reboot your computer. After the reboot, a small dialog with a countdown timer will begin. After the timer is up, your computer will be put into the mode you chose. Thanks to Donation Coder.....(free).....GO THERE!
October 24, 2011
We've reopened Shell City. We'll have to update a little less often. Instead of daily updates -- like you probably got used to over the last 10 years -- we're going to try a more intermittent schedule. Probably just a couple of times a week. That should decrease our burnout factor by a degree or two. Hope that'll be ok..... Meanwhile, enjoy some cool software.....
RESTARTME .......... ReStartMe is designed to do one thing, and that is to restart processes, crashed or otherwise.The way ReStartMe is used is that when it is started, you add processes to watch. You can either start a new program, or add a currently running process. Once you tell ReStartMe to watch a process, it will watch it, but it won't react until the process exits. When a process that ReStartMe is watching exits for any reason, whether it was closed properly or not, ReStartMe will restart it.....(free).....GO THERE!
HWiNFO .......... Professional hardware information and diagnostic tools supporting latest components, industry technologies and standards. These tools are designed to collect and present the maximum amount of information possible about computer's hardware which makes them suitable for users searching for driver updates, computer manufacturers, system integrators and technical experts as well. Retrieved information is presented in a logical and easily understandable form and can be exported into various types of reports......(free).....GO THERE!
OPEN MOUSE SIMULATOR ..........Click the left button of mouse using the keyboard .....(free).....GO THERE!
CHROME REMOTE DESKTOP..........Allows users to remotely access another computer through the Chrome browser or a Chromebook. This version enables users to share with or get access to another computer by providing a one-time authentication code. Access is given only to the specific person the user identifies for one time only, and the sharing session is fully secured. One potential use of this version is the remote IT helpdesk case. The helpdesk can use the Chrome Remote Desktop BETA to help another user, while conversely a user can receive help by setting up a sharing session without leaving their desk.....(free).....GO THERE!
MACRIUM REFLECT FREE EDITION..........With Macrium Reflect Free Edition you'll be able to easily make an accurate and reliable image of your HDD or individual partitions. Using this image you can restore the entire disk, partition or individual files and folders in the event of a partial or complete system loss. Download thanks to Major Geeks!.....(free).....GO THERE!
BEXPLORER .......... Replacement of standard windows explorer with more features for more convenient work! One of that is Tabs, additional toolbars and so on! This Project is designed for use with Windows 7 (according to Microsoft specifications it should work with Vista). The main goals of this project are: Adding tab functionality together with use of standard explorer browser control, Adding additional toolbars with more features, Glassy view.....(free).....GO THERE!
USING LILI TO CREATE A BOOTABLE, PORTABLE AND VIRTUALIZED USB DRIVE ..........LinuxLive USB Creator, or “LiLi”, is a quick way to create Live Linux USB drives that are persistent virtualized drives. Typically, Linux USB drives require rebooting to install software. It is possible to create a Linux USB drive that will install without a reboot. This is where LiLi comes into play. By setting drive persistence for the USB, you are able to save files and settings on the USB which would normally be lost once the Linux USB drive is dismounted. Creating Linux USB drives is not an unfamiliar subject, but using LiLi is different. It is the feature of drive persistence that makes this method unique. There is also the ability to open your Linux OS in Windows with a portable version of VirtualBox .....(free).....GO THERE!
20 BEST WINDOWS 7 START MENU AND TASKBAR TIPS AND TRICKS ..........If you have moved from Windows XP to Windows 7, it might take some time to get used to the new Start menu and Taskbar. Here is a list of useful tips to help you make the most of each .....(free).....GO THERE!
All original material on this site is Copyright © by R. Helmer. No material from this site is to be mirrored, redistributed, archived or transmitted without the author's or copyright holder's express written consent.
Questions and answers...
Headlines from 300+ tech sites...
OUR HEADLINES ON YOUR SITE!
Or Use Our
Email Us Here