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The Big Useful List Of Free Useful Programs To Use Usually For Free

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You should add this thread to your sig Entrop. Good thing I came across this.. was looking for that bluescreen reader thingy
 
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Windows 7 USB Tool - Very handy to make bootable USB sticks with Windows 7. Don't know if it works with other versions of Windows, although it did work with Windows 8 32 bit.
 

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Windows 7 USB Tool - Very handy to make bootable USB sticks with Windows 7. Don't know if it works with other versions of Windows, although it did work with Windows 8 32 bit.
^ i use this, and once its done if you delete "ei.cfg" off the flash drive it becomes an 'all in one' disk (well, AIO 32 bit, if it was a 32 bit disk/ISO, and so on)
 

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#82
Fog Server. Not sure if it fits here though.

FOG is a Linux-based, free and open source computer imaging solution for Windows XP, Vista and 7 that ties together a few open-source tools with a php-based web interface. FOG doesn't use any boot disks, or CDs; everything is done via TFTP and PXE. Also with fog many drivers are built into the kernel, so you don't really need to worry about drivers (unless there isn't a linux kernel driver for it). FOG also supports putting an image that came from a computer with a 80GB partition onto a machine with a 40GB hard drive as long as the data is less than 40GB.

Fog also includes a graphical Windows service that is used to change the hostname of the PC, restart the computer if a task is created for it, and auto import hosts into the FOG database. The service also installs printers, and does simple snap-ins.FOG is a Linux-based, free and open source computer imaging solution for Windows XP, Vista and 7 that ties together a few open-source tools with a php-based web interface. FOG doesn't use any boot disks, or CDs; everything is done via TFTP and PXE. Also with fog many drivers are built into the kernel, so you don't really need to worry about drivers (unless there isn't a linux kernel driver for it). FOG also supports putting an image that came from a computer with a 80GB partition onto a machine with a 40GB hard drive as long as the data is less than 40GB.

Fog also includes a graphical Windows service that is used to change the hostname of the PC, restart the computer if a task is created for it, and auto import hosts into the FOG database. The service also installs printers, and does simple snap-ins.
 
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Here's a free one that varies the changes monitor colors and intensity depending on the time of day. It's supposed to reduce eye strain and PC World seemed to like it (Dec. 2011, p109)

It's called F.lux. Apparently you have to give it a few days until you get used to it.
 

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A nice program called Synctoy, from Microsoft. You sync files between folders/computers. Works very well and is easy to use. You can only sync files in two locations at the same time though.
 

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#85
Another Microsoft program (or something like that, from the Garage): Mouse without Borders. It lets you use one keyboard and mouse with up to four computers, using the network. It works just like with two monitors, except the mouse moves over to a whole other system. Use Ctrl+Alt+F1 to F4 to select which system to use and if you can control all systems at the same time.

And it works like a charm, and the installation is a breeze. And it's a 1.1 MB download.

It is seriously awesome when you have say a desktop and a laptop running side by side.

EDIT: Good god I'm in heaven.
 
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Windows Defender Offline

Windows Defender Offline is designed to be used when you can't boot an infected PC. You create a Windows Defender Offline USB drive, CD or DVD, or ISO file, then boot from the Windows Defender Offline device.
Compatible with: XP SP3, Vista SP2, 7 SP1 and 8. (32 and 64x)

Download Windows Defender Offline and create a CD, DVD, or USB flash drive.
Restart your PC using the Windows Defender Offline
Scan your PC for malicious and other potentially unwanted software.
Remove any malware that is found from your PC.

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/what-is-windows-defender-offline


Nice suite, plus you can always update it online before using it on offline machine.


mp3DirectCut is a fast and extensive audio editor and recorder for compressed mp3. You can directly cut, copy, paste or change the volume with no need to decompress your files for audio editing. This saves encoding time and preserves the original quality, because nothing will be re-encoded. The built in recorder creates mp3 on the fly from your audio input. Using Cue sheets, pause detection or Auto cue you can easily divide long files.
Very good and really tiny and cool program.

http://mpesch3.de1.cc/mp3dc.html#dwn

I've just checked it myself. No quality loss.
It kills rootkits pretty fast.
 
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I just found this one for blue ray. PotPlayer1.5.38085

It's free and worked on all my rips.:)
 
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can anyone suggest a low-level format utility?(sorry if it's been already mentioned)
Basically I want something to format only a partition of the HDD,only the one with the OS on!
Thx
 
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http://www.nodesoft.com/diskbench

portable, 150 kb in size or something

Very nice disk bench. Creates files, copies, deletes etc.

You will need to have .Net framework 4 installed



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pngquant is a command-line utility for converting 24/32-bit PNG images to paletted (8-bit) PNGs. The conversion reduces file sizes significantly (often as much as 70%) and preserves full alpha transparency.
http://pngquant.org/
 
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domdomsoft manga downloader (a manga downloader XD), also they ave a manga reader

freemake video encoder, a great an easy free app, mediacoder and super are better in quaility, but this thing is very gast, uses cuda, and it is so easy , but so easy to use, wow

faststone image
just a image viewer and simple editor to rename, convert, etc, just like acdsee pro but more simple and free

media player classic home cinema + madvr + lav filters (cuda) = best video player ever with amazing quaility

inksaver, (not free), for more ink

internet download manager (not free) great download manager

fastpictureviewer
cool app to view images using the gpu, so it is very fast with big pics of 12MP and stuff
 
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inksaver, (not free), for more ink
And how useful is that? Using the "fast" printing setting of your printer, in combination with good quality paper will save a lot of ink as well. More than a "magical" program can do.
 
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inksaver prints more light than the fast setting from hp, still you can read very well
 

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BootRacer

Handy freebie utility for measuring your boot time.
 

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BootRacer

Handy freebie utility for measuring your boot time.
I actually like this one, much better than the other crap you see around and it is more true to it's name.
 
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Photorec just helped me save most of my friend's personal data from a failing hard drive. This worked even after the drives partitions were formatted.