Use Google Docs as a Batch PDF Converter

If you have multiple Word Documents, Excel Spreadsheets and PowerPoint Presentations that you would like to convert into PDF at once without investing in commercial software like Adobe Acrobat, try Google Docs. While it has always been possible to convert Office documents into PDF using Google Docs, the new export feature makes it even easier […]

ISO Recorder – burn / record ISO’s in Windows

ISO Recorder is a tool (power toy) for Windows XP, 2003 and now Windows Vista, that allows (depending on the Windows version) to burn CD and DVD images (DVD support is only available on Windows Vista), copy disks, make images of the existing data CDs and DVDs and create ISO images from a content of […]

Whois Windows Command Line Utility

WhoisCL is a simple command-line utility that allows you to easily get information about a registered domain. It automatically connect to the right WHOIS server, according to the top-level domain name, and retrieve the WHOIS record of the domain. It supports both generic domains and country code domains. Runs on all Windows platforms (XP, Vista, […]

Whois IP Windows Command Line Utility

WhosIP is a simple command-line utility that allows you to easily find all available information about an IP address: The owner of the IP address, the country/state name, IP addresses range, contact information (address, phone, fax, and email), and more. Runs on any Windows operating system: Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/Windows 7, etc. Download WhosIP

Can the Mac OS X clipboard hold more than one item?

What if you want to copy several items, and then paste those items later? You can’t do it with the standard clipboard, but thanks to some free programs, you can bring the Mac’s copy-and-paste functionality into the 21st century. While there are many clipboard enhancement tools available for Mac, I like to use one of […]

Mount an ISO image in Windows 7 or Vista (also works on 2003 and 2008)

The freeware utility from Microsoft to mount ISO Images in XP and 2003 doesn’t work in Windows 7 or Vista. Thankfully there’s another FREE utility that does, Virtual Clone Drive. With it you can mount .ISO, .CCD, .DVD, .IMG, .UDF and .BIN files. FYI as of the latest version, it should work on Windows 7 or Vista […]

MS SQL Backup Database to Disk

To create a full database backup using Transact-SQL Execute the BACKUP DATABASE statement to create the full database backup, specifying: The name of the database to back up. The backup device where the full database backup is written. Example BACKUP DATABASE AdventureWorks TO DISK = ‘C:BackupsAdventureWorks.BAK’

How to make Backtrack 4 boot from USB

In this article we will describe how we can make a USB Bootable drive for Backtrack 4 Linux distribution. The new release is based on Debian/Ubuntu and not on Slackware as it was used to be in earlier versions (Backtrack 3 and below). In this article the UNetbootin Windows version tool has been used to […]

TreeSize Free – ever want to know how big various folders are?

Every hard disk is too small if you just wait long enough. TreeSize Free tells you where precious space has gone. TreeSize Free can be started from the context menu of a folder or drive and shows you the size of this folder, including its subfolders. You can expand this folder in Explorer-like style and […]

Notepad++ – source code editor for Windows (FreeWare)

Notepad++ is a source code editor for Windows. It is distributed as free software. The project is hosted on SourceForge.net, from where it has been downloaded over sixteen million times.[1] This project, based on the Scintilla editor component, is written in C++ with only Win32 API calls using only the STL in order to increase […]