System & Utilities
ABC Security Protector
2.0 (428 KB)
A nice password protected
security utility that enables you to protect your PC by disabling some features
like: use of the MS-DOS command prompt in Windows and real mode DOS applications
from within the Windows shell, and disable function keys on boot up like the F5,
F6 and F8 keys. For Windows 95/98/ME.
Linkmenu 1.30 (2.8 MB)
A file management utility that
lets you access everything on your desktop and the Start Menu easily and
quickly. It also lets you create your own custom menus of programs, files,
folders and Web sites. For Windows 95/98/NT4.
Cacheman 5.11 (852 KB)
The Cacheman utility is
designed to improve the performance of your computer by optimizing the disk
cache, memory and a number of other settings. Cacheman prevents frequent paging
to the hard disk caused by poor memory management, so you get improved
performance, faster system reaction time and greater stability. For Windows
Ad-aware 5.62 (856 KB)
A multi spyware removal utility
that scans your memory, registry and hard drives for known spyware and scumware
components and lets you remove them safely. For Win9x\ME\NT40\XP/2000.
RegCleaner 184.108.40.2060 (2.8
An easy to use program that
gets rid of those old and obsolete registry entries created by software that you
have removed ages ago. Features include automatic backup, removal of file types,
old software entries, unused DLL files and unused Shared DLLs. RegCleaner can
also uninstall and remove Software from the Add/Remove list. For
Add/Remove Pro v. 2.06
Add/Remove Pro displays the
entries in the Add/Remove Programs list of Windows Registry, checks if each is
valid, and uninstalls the selected program or removes the entry from the list.
For Windows Win 95/98/NT.
NoteTab Light 4.86c (1.4
The ultimate Notepad
replacement and a handy HTML editor. Handle a heap of files with a simple tabbed
interface. Search files, strip HTML tags and format text quickly. This, in our
opinion, is the hands-down best text editor available. Even this version has too
many features to mention. For all Windows versions.
VCatch 3.0 (734 KB)
A virus protection program that
checks all the files sent or downloaded to your computer via Email, Web-Mail,
Instant Messaging and File Sharing Apps. In the event that vCatch detects a
virus, the software deletes the file and notifies you. VCatch also automatically
updates its virus definitions list in your computer once a day. Supports MS
Outlook 97 or higher, MS Outlook Express v.4 or higher, Netscape Messenger and
Eudora. Web apps currently supported are I.E. 4.0 or higher, Netscape Navigator
,ICQ ,Gnuttela, iMesh and Napster. For Win 95/98/2000/NT.
Fresh Diagnose 3.75 (985
An utility designed to analyze
and benchmark your computer system. It can analyze and benchmark many kinds of
hardware, such as CPU performance, hard disk performance, video system
information, main board information, and more! For Windows Me/98/95/NT4/2000/XP.
DustBuster 2.6.2 (289 KB)
Analyzes in full automatic mode
the content of your hard drive and finds and deletes a wide range of files while
safeguarding the integrity of your operating system and installed apps.
DustBuster cleans over 700 different types of useless temp files and directories
in a single click. For Win 98/ME/2000/XP.
AVG 6.0 Anti-Virus (5.2
An excellent virus scanner,
providing many features that you would only expect to get in a commercial
application. AVG offers an easy-to-use interface, an automatic update feature,
free virus database updates, scheduled tests, resident protection, an email
scanner, automatic healing of infected files and more. Free upon questionnaire
Sure Delete 5.0.8 (764
Sure Delete goes further than
the Windows Recycle Bin, and makes data irretrievable. Offers a wizard-style
interface that guides you through the process of deleting files. You'll have a
clean, secure hard drive in a matter of minutes. Supports the FAT12, FAT16,
FAT32 and NTFS disk formats. For Win 9x/ME/2K/XP.
CFSC 2.0 (430 KB)
Manages programs and makes it
easy to clean your hard disk. Programs can be displayed as a pie graph or in a
list. Sort programs by name, installation date, directory size, etc. You can
also uninstall programs, remove a persistent description from the registry base
and find the true location of a program. For Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP.
WinWinner (901 KB)
A system configuration or
'tweaking' utility that allows you to fine tune, configure, and personalize
hundreds of Windows 95/98/98SE/ME settings. It offers a wide range of options
that gives you complete command over your system.
FreeMeter 2.7 (794 KB)
A utility that monitors system
performance, including disk space usage, network traffic, CPU utilization, disk
transfer rates, memory usage, running processes, page file usage, system uptime,
system resources and network ping. For Win 95b/98/ME/NT4/2000/XP.
RamBooster 1.6 (925 KB)
With RamBooster you can
continuously monitor the amount of RAM used by your computer and automatically
free RAM if it drops too low. For Win95/98/ME/NT/2000. Reportedly works with Win
XP as well.
Tray Helper 1.5 (555 KB)
A small Windows application
that sits next to your tray system clock. Uses minimal memory and CPU power. It
can remind you of meetings, important events, birthdays etc., check all your
email accounts (up to 50 !), auto-delete spam messages in your email accounts,
kill all unwanted pop-up windows and more. For Windows 9x/NT/ME/2K/XP.
ToolsPackage 7.2 (501 KB)
This is a handy package of 45
small, useful tools, including a quick-start tool, currency calculator,
calendar, bookmark checker, clipboard organizer, desktop-to-front,
ASCII-Extractor, clip text-to-html converter, char counter, time calculator, and
many more. For Win9x/NT4/Mill/Win2k.
WinBar 1.1 (259 KB)
A compact program that lets you
monitor your system and provides easy access to frequently used controls. Runs
on any Windows 9x/NT system. Additional DLL file may be required for pre-Win 98
SE systems. See homepage for details.
Task Killer 1.57 (21 KB)
This program allows you to
quickly terminate applications, ie. you may "kill" a frozen
application by clicking on the taskbar's Task Killer icon and choosing it from
the list. For Win 95/98/ME/NT/2000.
ShutDownPro 1.128 (238
Allows you to shutdown, reboot,
or log off your System. Click the context-menu in the Taskbar and you can switch
quickly from one screen-resolution to another, empty Temporary Internet Files,
open your CD-drives, minimize, maximize or close all windows, get information on
system-resources and a listing of all running programs. You can also finish
tasks and fix a time for shutting down your system. For Win95/98/2000/NT/ME/XP.
Xen V1.79b (120 KB)
Delete cached files, history,
URLs, cookies and much more! Xen cleans up more items then any other program
currently on the market, is completely free and is very small in size. Xen can
also backup and restore your drive, registry key files and user profiles as well
as optimize your registry. It also has a basic check and removal for Trojans and
spyware. NOTE: Xen is run from a DOS command window. Read the provided docs
carefully. For Windows 95/98/98SE/ME/NT/2000/XP.
WinDowse v4.2 (438 KB)
A convenient tool for obtaining
technical information about any window. Place a mouse cursor on a window and
WinDowse will show you all! For Windows 9x/2000/XP.
Multi Clipboard 1.11 (91
The content of the Windows
clipboard is lost with every new item that is copied to it. With Multi Clipboard
you have access to nine clipboard texts (slots), which you can select either via
mouse click when the program window is active, or via Hotkey if the program is
inactive or minimized to the system tray. This copies the selected slot to the
Windows clipboard, from which you can paste it into an active program. For Win
Cool Beans System Info
220.127.116.11 (748 KB)
A small but powerful program
that monitors your computer's CPU, physical memory and swap memory usage. The
display window is resizable. For Windows 95/98/ME/NT4/2000/XP
Quick Zip 2.20 (3.3 MB)
A archiver that can open and
extract 19 kinds of archive including zip without using external programs. Basic
features include extract, add, sfx, run, install, checkout, virus scanning,
spanning, multi-extract, batch zip, file list export to txt, htm and pdf files,
repairing zips, internal mail client. For Windows Win9x/NT4/ME/2000.
Tray Tools 2000 2.4 (145
Place up to 24 program icons in
the Taskbar Tray. Program icons that you place there can be launched by simply
clicking your mouse on them. To add new programs or modify existing items click
your mouse on the small red toolbox icon displayed in the tray. For Windows
Driver Detective v2.0
A software program written by
DriversHQ to help you find your current driver or drivers version and
manufacturer to help you decide if you need to update. Windows
CleanIt 2.0 (1.2 MB)
A small program that is
automatically executed when you start your computer. Cleans all lost temporary
files and folders from your TEMP directory. Checks the correctness of your %TMP%
and %TEMP% environment variables and informs you of wrong settings. For Windows
RegClean v4.1a (781 KB)
This utility cleans your
Registry of unnecessary entries that were created when you installed or
uninstalled programs on your computer. This release fixes a few problems and
creates an "undo.reg" file so that you can undo changes you
inadvertently make to the Registry. For Windows NT/95/98.
AntiVir Personal Edition
Effective protection against
computer viruses for the individual and private use on a single PC-workstation.
Detects and removes more than 50,000 viruses, has a resident Virus Guard that
monitors file movements automatically, scans for macro viruses & repairs
file damage, auto-update & more. For Win 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP.
PDF Explorer beta 1.4
Find and organize your PDF
files (Adobe files) quickly. Extract image files from pre-made documents, use
fast search and select tools to classify your PDF collection over multiple
disks. Works with Acrobat 4.0 and 5.0. For Win 95/98/NT/2000/ME/XP
CloneSpy V1.51 (327 KB)
Can free up hard drive space by
detecting and removing duplicate files. CloneSpy is also able to find zero
length files (no content) and files that are not exactly identical, but have the
same filename and find . For Win 95/98/NT4.0/2000/ME/XP. Requires at least 800 x
600 screen resolution.
TweakAll 3.0 (1.7 MB)
A small program that allows you
optimize your Windows configuration. Speed up Windows startup, free up system
memory, ensure faster, more reliable internet connections and much more. A
series of powerful plug-ins makes TweakAll expandable and more useful than ever.
For Windows 95/98/ME/2000/NT/XP.
ZipGenius 1.4 (4.0 MB)
Not just a zip and unzip
utility. Features include 21 compression and encoding/decoding formats, zip
encryption/decryption, Pocket PC support, drag and drop support, customizable
look and feel, built-in ftp and email client, TWAIN devices support and much
more. For Windows 95/98/NT4/2000/XP
Swat It 1.0 (1.3 MB)
Scans files for Trojans, Worms,
Bots and other Hacker programs. Swat It can detect and remove over 3000
different Trojan programs plus variants. Product and File Signature Updates are
Totally FREE. For Windows 95/98/Me/2000/NT/XP.
Vilma Registry Explorer
1.2.5 (1.1 MB)
An enhanced version of the
Windows Regedit program that lets you control all aspects of your system. Create
new keys and values, add them to the registry, or delete the existing ones. A
backup of all actions is done in the background. Has a comfortable interface and
quick access to advanced functions from the toolbar. For Win 9x\Me\NT\2000\XP.
Yankee-Clipper III (1.1
A super powerful Windows
clipboard extender/memory. Handles Pictures, Richtext, URLS, etc - any size.
Features include printing, drag and drop, no size limits for
"clippings", optional permanent storage of clippings, a familiar
"Outlook" interface and more.
Lupas Rename 3.3 (342 KB)
Lupas Rename is a powerful
program developed to rename a large number of files. A highly rated application
with too many options and features to mention. For Win95/98/2000/NT.
InfoRapid Search &
InfoRapid Search & Replace
is one of the most powerful text retrieval programs currently available for
Microsoft Windows. With its built-in converters, it's excellently suitable for
searching and previewing HTML and RTF documents. In pure text files, the found
text passages can be replaced after the search is over. The search and replace
process can be automated with the help of batch files to replace several phrases
in one step. The found documents can be opened in a preview window, in which the
matches are highlighted. A special feature is that InfoRapid can use Microsoft
Office converters to search WinWord, Excel, Lotus and other documents and
preview them in their original layout. Windows 9x/NT/ME/2000.
Eraser 5.3 (751 KB)
An advanced security tool which
allows you to completely remove sensitive data from your hard drive by
overwriting it several times with carefully selected patterns. For Windows
Metapad 3.5 (46 KB)
A replacement for the standard
Windows Notepad. Small, fast with all of Notepad's functions plus features like
accelerator keys, auto-indent mode, block indent and unindent, recently-used
files list, toolbar, no file size limit, favorites menu, and macros. For Windows
95/98/ME. See note on Win 2000 installation.
Kana Reminder 18.104.22.168
A reminder program which can be
used to set reminders and to run other programs at a specified time. Reminders
can be password protected and set to popup automatically. Choose to set
reminders on a daily, weekly, monthly or one-time basis. Additional features
include sound notification, color coded reminder categories, and more. Easy to
use, comes with an attractive interface and runs in the system tray. For Windows
Drive Rescue 1.9d (984
A data recovery tool that
allows you to find any lost or deleted data on your hard disk even if the
partition table is lost. Supports FAT 12/16/32 file systems. The program is very
easy to use, simply browse the Explorer-style tree of deleted files and right
click to restore selected items. The display also indicates the condition of the
file as either good or poor, indicating the possibility of successful
restoration. Additional tools offered for advanced users. Not for NTFS! Windows
PolderBackup 2.5 (544 KB)
An easy to use backup tool with
a good array of features that meets most basic and advanced backup needs. You
can select directories and files to be backed up and save them as templates, so
you can keep multiple backup sets and only start the one you need. Supports
recursive directories, file filters and deletion of redundant files. Also
supports file restore, zip compression and command line options, which allow you
to launch it from batch files or automate it in other ways. For Windows
Agent Ransack 1.7.1 (1.4
A powerful tool for finding
files and information on your hard drive fast. Search for file names or text in
files with support for Regular expressions. When searching the contents of files
Agent Ransack displays and highlights the actual text segments found in a
separate window so you can quickly browse the results without having to open
each file! Integrates into the Windows Find menu so it is readily available. For
Restoration (193 KB)
A tool that can restore files
removed from the Recycle bin by mistake, or which have been deleted directly
without going through the Recycle bin. Features an optional scan of all clusters
on a drive. It can scan a hard drive and list all deleted files, allowing you to
copy a deleted file to a nominated folder. For Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP.
Empty Temp Folders 2.9
Designed to clean out temporary
folders as well as cookies, history and URLs. Also includes a built-in clipboard
and a shortcut manager. Select temporary folders to be cleaned or let the
program find them automatically. For Win 95/98/NT/2000/Me.
Regmon 4.1 (72 KB)
A Registry monitoring utility
that will show you which programs are accessing your Registry, which keys they
are accessing, and the Registry data that they are reading and writing - all in
real-time. For Windows 9x/NT/ME/2000/XP.
GSplit 1.7.0 (1.2 MB)
Powerful file splitter that
lets you split large files into a set of smaller files that can later be
re-combined to restore the original file. Includes advanced features for safely
splitting and restoring files. All Windows versions.
Total Uninstall 2.20 (630
Monitors any changes made to
your system during the installation of new software. Allows you to perform a
complete uninstall without relying on the supplied uninstall program. For
VLink 0.7 (291 KB)
A powerful desktop link program
for creating fast access links to all your programs, files and folders. Infinite
links, command line option support, launch any file format registered in
Windows, and webpages. Run multiple programs or files with a single click and
control the order in which they are run. Drag and drop for ease of use. Run
links minimized, maximized or normal and link direct to the files behind Windows
links. Shutdown and restart Windows from the menu, disable screensavers and much
more. For Windows 98/Me/2000/XP.
My Own Backup 2.1 (2.0
An easy and powerful backup
program featuring Compress Backups with Zip, Disk span, Backup of Multiple Sets
simultaneously, AutoSave Backup Sets, Backup History, Command Line Support and
much more. Works with Zip & Jaz Drives, CD-RW, Hard Drives or even Floppy
Disks using the Disk span option. For Windows 9x/NT/Me/2000.
Windows Registry Guide
Contains tips, tricks &
tweaks for optimizing, enhancing and securing the Windows operating system. A
must have for Windows users interested in the latest tweaking tips. For Windows
Rename Master 2.1.9 (503
A utility for renaming large
groups of files with a few clicks. Provides an easy to use interface that allows
you to perform simple and advanced rename operations, very easily. You can even
preview the to-be-renamed file names before you finalize and apply any changes.
For Windows 98/ME/2000.
FileGateway 22.214.171.124 (35
A Peer to Peer file transfer
tool that can be used to upload or download files between 2 computers. To use
the software, run the server on one machine, select a directory to share and set
a password. Then run the client on the other machine and configure it to connect
to the server. Upon connection, the client will list all the files in the
directory made accessible by the server. Upload/download files simply by
selecting them. For all 32 bit Windows O/S.
Local Port Scanner 1.2.2
Scan your computer for
open/listening ports used by hackers. LPS is preprogrammed with the most
commonly used hacker and Trojan ports. Features 5 different scan modes and
useful information on used ports. Lists and configurations can be customized to
be compatible with future security updates or changes. For Windows