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System Utilities

Auslogics Disk Defrag is FREE for home users, yet supplied with advanced disk optimization techniques that only paid analogs have.

Belarc The Belarc Advisor builds a detailed  profile of your installed software and hardware. The results are displayed in your browser.

CamStudio is able to record all screen and audio activity on your computer and create industry-standard AVI video files and using its built-in SWF Producer can turn those AVIs into lean, mean, bandwidth-friendly Streaming Flash videos (SWFs).

CCleaner is a freeware system optimization, privacy and cleaning tool. It removes unused files from your system - allowing Windows to run faster and freeing up valuable hard disk space. It also cleans traces of your online activities such as your Internet history. Additionally it contains a fully featured registry cleaner.

Clonezilla is a partition or disk clone software similar to Ghost. It saves and restores only used blocks in hard drive. By using clonezilla, you can clone a 5 GB system to 40 clients in about 10 minutes.

Console is a Windows console window enhancement. Console features include: multiple tabs, text editor-like text selection, different background types, alpha and color-key transparency, configurable font, different window styles.

Copy to printer  is a simple utility program that will send any file directly to any printer Windows knows of (LPTx, COMx or USBx). A typical use of this is to send a PostScript file to a laser printer, which knows how to handle it. You can also send to any printer the .prn file generated when printing something after selecting the option Print to a file. Use sometime to setup printer and to check printer command.

CPU-Z is a freeware that gathers information on some of the main devices of you system like: CPU, mainboard, memory, ..

Darik's Boot And Nuke is a self-contained boot disk that securely wipes the hard disks of most computers. DBAN will automatically and completely delete the contents of any hard disk that it can detect, which makes it an appropriate utility for bulk or emergency data destruction. DBAN is a means of ensuring due diligence in computer recycling, a way of preventing identity theft if you want to sell a computer, and a good way to totally clean a Microsoft Windows installation of viruses and spyware. DBAN prevents or thoroughly hinders all known techniques of hard disk forensic analysis. DBAN is a free software product that can be used at home or in a business at zero cost.

Defraggler Most defrag tools only allow you to defrag an entire drive. Defraggler lets you specify one or more files, folders, or the whole drive to defragment.

Dexpot is a tool that separates the desktop on multiple virtual desktops, each with their own programs. You can switch between different virtual desktops, and  increase your workflow significantly.

Eraser is a secure data removal tool for Windows. It completely removes sensitive data from your hard drive by overwriting it several times with carefully selected patterns.

Ext2Read is an explorer like utility to explore ext2 / ext3 / ext4 files ( Linux File system ). It now supports LVM2 and EXT4 extents. It can be used to view and copy files and folders. It can recursively copy entire folders. It can also be used to view and copy disk and file.

FOG - Free, Ghost-like Cloning Solution is a free open-source ghost-like imaging solution/rescue suite. A free alternative to Ghost, used to image Windows XP, Vista PCs using PXE, PartImage, and a Web Gui to tie it together. Includes features like memory and disk test, disk wipe and av scan.

FreeNAS is a free NAS (Network-Attached Storage) server, supporting: CIFS (samba), FTP, NFS, AFP, RSYNC, iSCSI protocols, S.M.A.R.T., local user authentication, Software RAID (0,1,5) with a Full WEB configuration interface. FreeNAS takes less than 32MB once installed on Compact Flash, hard drive or USB key. The minimal FreeBSD distribution, Web interface, PHP scripts and documentation are based on M0n0wall.

GParted - Gnome Partition Editor allows you to take a hard disk and change the partition organization therein, while preserving the partition contents. GParted is an industrial-strength package for creating, destroying, resizing, moving, checking and copying partitions, and the filesystems on them. This is useful for creating space for new operating systems, reorganizing disk usage, copying data residing on hard disks and mirroring one partition with another (disk imaging). GParted is available for download and generate a BOOT CD - LiveCD or a BOOT USB Flash - LiveUSB.

HWiNFO™, HWiNFO32™ and HWiNFO64™ are free 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.

Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder is a freeware utility that retrieves your Product Key (cd key) used to install windows from your registry. It works on Windows 95, 98, ME, 2000, XP, Server 2003, Windows Vista, Office XP, Office 2003, and Office 2007.

Microsoft PowerToys for Windows XP add fun and functionality to the Windows experience.

List of PowerToys for Windows:

Alt-Tab Replacement - With this PowerToy, in addition to seeing the icon of the application window you are switching to, you will also see a preview of the page. This helps particularly when multiple sessions of an application are open.

CD Slide Show Generator - With this PowerToy you can view images burned to a CD as a slide show. The Generator works downlevel on Windows 9x machines as well.

ClearType Tuner - This PowerToy lets you use ClearType technology to make it easier to read text on your screen, and installs in the Control Panel for easy access.

Color Control Panel Applet - This tools manage Windows color setting.

HTML Slide Show Wizard - This wizard helps you create an HTML slide show of your digital pictures, ready to place on your Web site.

Image ResizerThis PowerToy enables you to resize one or many image files with a right-click.

Open Command Window Here - This PowerToy adds an "Open Command Window Here" context menu option on file system folders, giving you a quick way to open a command window (cmd.exe) pointing at the selected folder.

Power Calculator - With this PowerToy you can graph and evaluate functions as well as perform many different types of conversions.

RAW Image Thumbnailer and Viewer - Help you organizing and working with digital RAW file in Windows Explorer. This tool provides thumbnails, previews, printing, and metadata display for RAW images.

SyncToy - This sync tool helps you copy, move and synchronize from any source like PDA, media player, cameras, e-mail, cell phone, laptops and more source to different directories.

Taskbar Magnifier - Use this PowerToy to magnify part of the screen from the taskbar.

Tweak UI -This PowerToy gives you access to system settings that are not exposed in the Windows XP default user interface, including mouse settings, Explorer settings, taskbar settings, and more.

Virtual Desktop Manager - Manage up to four desktops from the Windows taskbar with this PowerToy.

Webcam Timershot - This PowerToy lets you take pictures at specified time intervals from a Webcam connected to your computer and save them to a location that you designate.

MojoPack is a solution that allows the installation of the operating system on a USB pen, already customized. The MojoPack install on the USB pen a copy of Windows XP in which you can also install some applications. When you insert the USB pen with a MojoPack any PC, you replaces the running operating system by MojoPack without affecting the inicial system on PC or leave any trace.

nLite is a tool for pre-installation Windows configuration and component removal at your choice. Optional bootable image ready for burning on media or testing in virtual machines. With nLite you will be able to have Windows installation which on install does not include, or even contain on media, the unwanted components.

Null-modem emulator  The Null-modem emulator (com0com) is a kernel-mode virtual serial port driver for Windows. You can create an unlimited number of virtual COM port pairs and use any pair to connect one COM port based application to another.

Ophcrack is a Windows password cracker based on a time-memory trade-off using rainbow tables. This is a new variant of Hellman's original trade-off, with better performance. It recovers 99.9% of alphanumeric passwords in seconds.

Partition Logic is a free hard disk partitioning and data management tool. It can create, delete, format, defragment, resize, and move partitions and modify their attributes. It can copy entire hard disks from one to another.

Parted Magic The Parted Magic OS (LiveCD and LiveUSB) employs core programs of GParted and Parted to handle partitioning tasks with ease, while featuring other useful programs (e.g. Partition Image, TestDisk, fdisk, sfdisk, dd, and ddrescue) and an excellent set of documentation to benefit the user. An extensive collection of fileystem tools are also included, as Parted Magic supports the following: ext2, ext3, ext4, fat16, fat32, hfs, hfs+, jfs, linux-swap, ntfs, reiserfs, reiser4, and xfs.

Partimage is a Linux utility which saves partitions having a supported file system to an image file. Most Linux and Windows file systems are supported. The image file can be compressed with the gzip / bzip2 programs to save disk space, and they can be splitted into multiple files to be copied on CDs / DVDs, ... Partitions can also be saved across the network since version 0.6.0 using the partimage network support, or using Samba / NFS (See SystemRescueCd). To install PartImage on a Ubuntu LiveCD ou LiveUSB paste in the terminal the command:

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sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install partimage                           http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/partimage

Password XP This utility is very useful when you do not remember the password from  Windows XP/2000/NT.  From this site you can generate a BootDisk e reset the Administrator password from Windows. In this site you have other reference to site that can help you to recover passwords (Cmos, LILO, NT Passwords, Unlocking Windows NT/2000/2003/2008 Domain Controllers ).

PC WIZARD 2008 is an utility designed to analyze and benchmark your computer system. It can analyze and benchmark many kinds of hardware, such as CPU performance, Cache performance, RAM performance, Hard Disk performance, CD/DVD-ROM performance, Removable/FLASH Media performance, Video performance, MP3 compression performance.

Process Explorer.  Find out what files, registry keys and other objects processes have open, which DLLs they have loaded, and more. This uniquely powerful utility will even show you who owns each process

Recuva Free tool to recover accidentally deleted important file, important file during a computer crash (Blue Screen) and more. Recuva recovers files deleted from your Windows computer, Recycle Bin, digital camera card, or MP3 player. And it's free.

Roadkil's Unstoppable Copier Recovers files from disks with physical damage. Allows you to copy files from disks with problems such as bad sectors, scratches or that just give errors when reading data. The program will attempt to recover every readable piece of a file and put the pieces together. Using this method most types of files can be made useable even if some parts were not recoverable in the end.

RS232 is useful when testing applications and hardware that communicate over a serial line ( RS232C ).

Screenshot Captor is a Freeware utility for taking screenhots. You can make screen capturing and save them as images files ( jpg, tif or png ).

Speccy is a tool for Windows that gives you detailed information and statistics on every piece of hardware in your computer. Including CPU, Motherboard, RAM, Graphics Cards, Hard Disks, Optical Drives, Audio support. Additionally Speccy adds the temperatures of your different components, so you can easily see if there's a problem!.

SystemRescueCd is a Linux system on a bootable CD-ROM for repairing your system and recovering your data after a crash. It aims to provide an easy way to carry out admin tasks on your computer, such as creating and editing the partitions of the hard disk. It contains a lot of system utilities (parted, partimage, fstools, ...) and basic tools (editors, midnight commander, network tools). It is very easy to use: just boot the CDROM. The kernel supports most of the important file systems (ext2/ext3, reiserfs, reiser4, xfs, jfs, vfat, ntfs, iso9660), as well as network filesystems (samba and nfs). To recover any file from the Windows XP/2k/NT4/98/95 disk, boot from the CD and execute: mount -type ntfs-3g /dev/hda1 /mnt/windows -o force, to mount the USB Pen execute:  mount /dev/sda1 /usb.

TestDisk is powerful free data recovery software! It was primarily designed to help recover lost partitions and/or make non-booting disks bootable again when these symptoms are caused by faulty software, certain types of viruses or human error (such as accidentally deleting a Partition Table). Partition table recovery using TestDisk is really easy. TestDisk can:

bulletFix partition table, recover deleted partition
bulletRecover FAT32 boot sector from its backup
bulletRebuild FAT12/FAT16/FAT32 boot sector Fix FAT tables
bulletRebuild NTFS boot sector
bulletRecover NTFS boot sector from its backup
bulletFix MFT using MFT mirror
bulletLocate ext2/ext3/ext4
bulletBackup SuperBlock Undelete files from FAT, exFAT, NTFS and ext2 filesystem
bulletCopy files from deleted FAT, exFAT, NTFS and ext2/ext3/ext4 partitions.

Ultimate Boot CD - UBCD allows users to run floppy-based diagnostic tools from most CDROM drives on Intel-compatible machines, no operating system required. The cd includes many diagnostic utilities and can also be used to provide shared internet access or browse the web.

Ultra Defragmenter Ultradefrag is powerful Open Source defragmentation tool for Windows NT, Windows 2000, WindowsXP, Windows 2003 and Windows Vista. It is very fast, because the defragmenting is done by kernel-mode driver. They are three interfaces to them: graphical, console and native. The GUI is very useful, because it represents your filesystem visually as a color coded cluster map. The console is another option for those that prefer the command line. It is also allows you to run UltraDefrag from the task scheduler and scripts. Finally, the native executable will run at boot time in a manner similar to chkdsk.

Universal USB Installer is a Live Linux USB Creator that allows you to choose from a selection of Linux Distributions to put on your USB Flash Drive. The Universal USB Installer is easy to use. Simply choose a Live Linux Distribution, the ISO file, your Flash Drive and, Click Install. Other features include; Persistence (if available), and the ability to fat32 format the flash drive (recommended) to ensure a clean install. Upon completion, you should have a ready to run bootable USB Flash Drive with your select Linux version installed.

vLite - Vista Lite is a tool for customizing the Windows Vista installation before actually installing it.

Windows Memory Diagnostic The Windows Memory Diagnostic tests the Random Access Memory (RAM) on your computer for errors. The diagnostic includes a comprehensive set of memory tests. If you are experiencing problems while running Windows, you can use the diagnostic to determine whether the problems are caused by failing hardware, such as RAM or the memory system of your motherboard. Windows Memory Diagnostic is designed to be easy and fast. On most configurations, you can download the diagnostic, read the documentation, run the test and complete the first test pass in less than 30 minutes.

ZAR Digital Image Recovery The ZAR demo version provides the use of "Image Recovery" to recover accidentally deleted images from memory card free of charge. To recover digital images from storage (typically a memory card) you need to run the ZAR Digital Image Recovery. After scanning the storage, this utility displays all photos that can be recovered to a folder.






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