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Performance testing tool for HDD / DVD / SSD / Flash disks

HD speed

HD Speed is a free tool to check the performance of your hard drive, CD /DVD drives, Solid State Disks, Flash disks, Memory cards Etc. It is a standalone application. It will display a real time graph along with the average / current data transfer speed. This will help you to compare the performance of products like memory cards and …

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IE 9 Quick Tab Extender

IE 9 Quick-Tab Extender IE9 Beta Quick-Tab Extender is a small utility that allows you to extend the number of Quick-Tab rows to a Maximum of 5 rows. The application is developed by CameTooFar. Internet Explorer 9 Beta comes with a new feature – Quick Tabs which previews your active website visits. You can browse to a website by simply …

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Bat file for continuous Ping with background Colour changes

ping color

We are using ping command to monitor the networks, Sometimes we have to monitor multiple IP address with continuous ping in different windows. Normal command line is with a black colour background and white text. But it will be better to show a red window if the Request timed out. And the default success pings with a green background. Here …

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Manage Multiple Servers with “Remote Desktop Connection Manager”

RDCMan Is a Microsoft remote desktop connection manager.  This is a very helpful tool for IT administrator to manage multiple remote desktop connections (Terminal service). Connecting with MSTSC  (Microsoft Terminal Services Client) is simple and good if it is one or two concurrent connections. But switching between servers is a difficult process. Here is the Advantages of RDCMan We can …

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View, Edit, Repair Tool for Outlook auto completion (.nk2) file

The auto completion of Microsoft outlook is working with the help of a file with .NK2 extension. It is an auto generated file according to user activity. Sometimes you may need to edit the file to remove unwanted contacts from the auto completion list. There are no explorers like address book for this file. There is a small utility called …

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Server / Network Documentation with SYSID

Documentation is always tedious task for system administrators, especially there are 50’s and 100’s of servers. Recently I planned to document all my servers. After a long search I reached SYSID site, it is an open source, nice VB Script and python script for creating  decent looking documents,   It is very nice to document windows servers and desktops, The project …

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Bulk image resize with Microsoft office picture manager

You can resize large number of images at same time. Many time it is a main requirement to reduce the size of images and upload it to web. When we copy photos from a Digital camera, File size will be too large, It is not required that much resolutions for sharing images over the web.  So we can reduce the …

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Find chipset, processor, memory, motherboard model information with CPU-Z

CPU-Z is a nice tool to find hardware information’s like Chipset, Motherboard, Memory, Motherboard, Graphic card,L1 L2 L3 Cache memory without opening the cabinet. It is a very helpful and must tools for a hardware / System engineer. It is also a great tool for nontechnical end users to cross check the billed materials like Number of memory modules, bus …

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Use Putty for command lines

PuTTY is a client program for the SSH, Telnet and Rlogin network protocols. its help to access remote servers like Linux unix using SSH. and telnet feture will help you to access routers and other ssh/telnet clients. Putty allso support SSH2. it is a better replacement for windows hyper terminal. Putty is must tool for a IT professionals. Try PuTTy. …

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