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How to Create bootable Windows CD Easily with nLite

nLite is a deployment tool for the bootable unattended Windows ISO.  With it you can remove components, integrate hotfixes, drivers and themes, tweaks, patches and more. . .Features nLite allows you to customize your installation of Windows XP, Windows 2000, or Windows 2003. You can integrate service packs and hotfixes from Microsoft directly into your windows distribution files without […]

5 Great Notepad++ Features

Notepad++ is probably the best text editor for Windows – and it’s FREE. It has a huge range of features for working with text files, scripts, HTML files, etc.  Here are some pointers on just a few of those features. 1. Set Language to match your codeOne very nice feature of Notepad++ is the ability to color pieces […]

Trinity Rescue Kit | CPR for your computer

Trinity Rescue Kit or TRK is a free live Linux distribution that aims specifically at recovery and repair operations on Windows machines, but is equally usable for Linux recovery issues.  TRK is a complete command line based distribution, apart from a few tools like qtparted, links, partition image and midnight commander. Some of Trinity Rescur Kit’s most significant […]

TrueCrypt – Free Open Source Industrial Strength Encryption

TrueCrypt provides a solution for encrypting sensitive data – everything from portable, mountable volumes to entire hard disks.  Encrypting your data renders that access useless, even if your computer or your thumbdrive falls into the wrong hands. And TrueCrypt makes it not only easy, but nearly un-crackable.  TrueCrypt is both open source and FREE. There are two approaches […]

FREE Windows Utilities for Scanning, Auditing, and Monitoring

BareTailMany applications keep detailed logging data in straight text files because the Windows event logs aren’t appropriate for certain types of data (e.g., IIS log files). In the course of monitoring or troubleshooting these types of applications, it’s often helpful to watch these log files in real time. However, because they’re text files, that process typically consists of […]

FREE Windows Utilities for Sniffing

WinDump WinDump is an exceptionally powerful command-line packet sniffer. Ported over from the source of the Tcpdump utility available for UNIX, WinDump carries over the same power and flexibility to the Windows world, all in a lightweight executable. WinDump is a helpful utility when you need to do some quick and easy packet capturing to diagnose a network […]

32 FREE Windows Administration Utilities

BareTail. A free real-time log file monitoring tool. CamStudio. Free screen recording software. CDBurnerXP. Burns CD-ROMs, DVDs, audio CDs, and ISO images. Comodo Firewall Pro. Is a firewall and antivirus application. DriveImage XML. Is a program for imaging and backing up partitions and logical drives. FileZilla. GUI FTP client. GParted LiveCD. Manages partitions on systems. InfraRecorder. Burns ISO […]