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Misc. Stuff
« on: November 08, 2008, 03:21:12 PM »
Convert is an easy to use unit conversion program that will convert the most popular units of distance, temperature, volume, time, speed, mass, power, density, pressure, energy and many others, including the ability to create custom conversions!



Download Convert


Free program for burning CD's & DVD's.
This is a good alternative to Nero for those that don't have Nero.
Find it here:
DeepBurner

Screenshot:




File extensions
Find out what they are.
http://filext.com/


Speakeasy Speed Test
http://www.speakeasy.net/speedtest/


Powertoys for Windows.
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/downloads/powertoys/xppowertoys.mspx


Test Your Java Virtual Machine

http://java.com/en/download/help/testvm.xml


Password Corral

This is a great program where all your password information can be
in one place so that it will never be lost again.
Password Corral uses Blowfish or Diamond2 encryption to encrypt all the information you store in the program,
keeping it safe from prying eyes. Each password can have both
a short description and comments which can also contain hyperlinks to launch your web browser.
http://www.cygnusproductions.com/freeware/pc.asp


tinySpell - Free Spellchecker
http://www.snapfiles.com/get/tinyspell.html


Virtual PC 2004 SP1
Virtual PC 2004 SP1


IpClip
If you are like me and will not spring for a static Ip Address. And if you are not on a multiple network. This free program will display your ip address in the system tray by moving your cursor over the icon.

http://downloads-zdnet.com.com/IPClip/3640-2155_2-8740003.html


T r u e C r y p t For Flash Drives

T r u e C r y p t
Free open-source disk encryption software for Windows XP/2000/2003 and Linux
Main Features:
* Creates a virtual encrypted disk within a file and mounts it as a real disk.
* Encrypts an entire hard disk partition or a device, such as USB flash drive.
* Encryption is automatic, real-time (on-the-fly) and transparent.
* Provides two levels of plausible deniability, in case an adversary forces you to reveal the password:
1) Hidden volume (steganography – more information may be found here).
2) No TrueCrypt volume can be identified (volumes cannot be distinguished from random data).
* Encryption algorithms: AES-256, Blowfish (448-bit key), CAST5, Serpent, Triple DES, and Twofish.
Mode of operation: LRW (CBC supported as legacy).

Click Here To Download


Optical Info Tool

Another free tool to see your ODD's.

Optical Info

Optical info is a spin off utility from the popular System Spec - system information program which can already display this information regarding optical drives.

The purpose of this utility is to detect the optical drive's (CD / DVD drives) Read/Write capabilities. When looking at the front of a computer which is not your own it is often difficult to tell whether the optical drive installed is either a CD ROM, CD Writer, CD Rewriter, DVD ROM, CD Rewriter + DVD Combo, DVD/CD Rewriter etc.

A utility like this is useful because CD and DVD drives don't often display their capabilities in the front and sometimes even if they do, they still can't been seen due to the design of the PC's case.

People quite often have more than one optical drive installed in their machine. They can have for example the original CD ROM or Writer drive and also a newer DVD drive. Another advantage of this utility is allows you to see by selecting the drive letter for one of the drives, which is which. It also allows you to see which of the two or more drives is the faster for reading / writing.

http://www.alexnolan.net/software/opticalinfo.htm


MemTest

Test your RAM
http://www.snapfiles.com/get/memtest.html


DVD Media info tools - DVDinfoPro & DVD Identifier

DVD InfoPro: The end all freeware program for your DVD Media.
http://www.dvdinfopro.com/   S/N: 72576-97670-46396-40699-69596

Another useful free DVD info program. DVD Identifier.
http://www.snapfiles.com/get/dvdidentifier.html