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Wednesday, November 18, 2009

32 FREE Windows Administration Utilities

  1. BareTail. A free real-time log file monitoring tool.
  2. CamStudio. Free screen recording software.
  3. CDBurnerXP. Burns CD-ROMs, DVDs, audio CDs, and ISO images.
  4. Comodo Firewall Pro. Is a firewall and antivirus application.
  5. DriveImage XML. Is a program for imaging and backing up partitions and logical drives.
  6. FileZilla. GUI FTP client.
  7. GParted LiveCD. Manages partitions on systems.
  8. InfraRecorder. Burns ISO images and creates data and audio CDs and DVDs.
  9. Lansweeper. Is a network inventory tool that performs hardware scanning, software scanning, and Active Directory (AD) reporting.
  10. LocatePC. Emails you whenever any private or public IP address in your system changes - great for tracking a stolen computer.
  11. MyDefrag (formerly JkDefrag). Defragments and optimizes disks.
  12. Nessus (formerly NeWT). Network/computer vulnerability scanner.
  13. Ngrep. Is a packet sniffer based on finding matching text strings.
  14. Notepad++. Is a text and code editor (more info).
  15. NTFS Undelete. Recovers deleted files that are no longer in the recycle bin.
  16. Open Computers and Software Inventory (OCS Inventory NG). Provides detailed inventory data for an entire network of computers as well as deploys packages.
  17. OpenSSH. Creates secure, encrypted shell sessions.
  18. PageDefrag. Determines how fragmented your paging files and registry hives are, and defragments them.
  19. Paint.NET. Free image and photo editing software for Windows.
  20. PING (Partimage Is Not Ghost) -- Backup and Restore Disk Partitions.
  21. PRTG Traffic Grapher. Is a powerful network monitor.
  22. System Information for Windows (SIW). Gathers detailed information about a computer's system properties, settings, and displays.
  23. TestDisk. Recovers damaged partitions, makes non-bootable disks bootable again, and repairs damaged boot sectors.
  24. TrueCrypt.  Free open-source disk encryption software for Windows 7/Vista/XP, Mac OS X, and Linux.
  25. WinDirStat. Determines how space is being utilized across disks and visually represents the results in multiple ways.
  26. WinPE (Windows Preinstallation Environment). Lets you make a Windows command-line boot recovery DVD.
  27. WinDump. WinDump is the Windows version of tcpdump, the command line network analyzer for UNIX / Linux.
  28. Winfingerprint. Is a network scanner.
  29. Wink. Builds screencast recordings.
  30. WireShark (formerly Ethereal). Network protocol analyzer.
  31. XML Notepad. Is a specialized XML editor.
  32. ZoomIt. Magnifies portions of a screen and lets you draw on and annotate the screen.

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