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DoubleDesktop v2.0 [204k] 9x/2k FREE If you have a ton of links and applications stored on your desktop, maybe it's time to double the size. But won't you have to get a bigger monitor? No, sir. No, madam. This application lets you toggle between the right and left side of your "larger" desktop with the click of a button.
http://www.fatfreesoft.com/download.html
DoubleKiller If you have a partitioned hard drive, you may be wasting precious disk space harboring the same files in different areas. DoubleKiller hunts across single or multiple partitions and folders for identical files. It skips over files with important extensions like .dll, but it scans other files for duplicates. It checks the files' names, sizes, dates, and CRC32-checksums to see if any of them mirror one another. Once DoubleKiller locates the duplicates, it shows you a list of all of them so you can decide which to keep and which to delete or move.

DoubleKiller v1.5.2.65
Author: Big Bang Enterprises
Version:1.5.2.65
File Size:375KB
Price:Free
Operating System(s):Windows XP, Windows 2000
Download of current version 1.5.2.65 of 2002-12-18:
doublekiller.zip (374 KB) @ t4e-clan.de
doublekiller.zip (374 KB) @ 8ung.at
doublekiller.zip (374 KB) @ arcor.de

DeskMarker v1.7.3 [718k] W9x/2k/XP FREE Word has a cool ability that will allow you to highlight text but what if I need to highlight something on the screenshot or on the screen during a video conference? Well, here is where DeskMarker comes in handy. Think of DeskMarker as your virtual pen or highlighter that is activated by pressing down a set of hotkeys that you can configure. You can change the color, size and tranparency of the pen tool. This allows you to write comments one second and highlight information the next second. DeskMarker was made for trainers and presenters to be able to emphasis information on the screen. http://www.deskmarker.com/
DrawSWF v1.2.7 [633k] W9x/2k/XP FREE http://drawswf.sourceforge.net/

{Drawing program} After loading the program and writing my name, I clicked Play and it animated the sequence as I drew it. That's all it took to create my first animated drawing in DrawSWF. It's a simple interface with basic tools for drawing lines, entering text, selecting line thickness, drawing a shape, or selecting a pen for free drawing. Every move you make is the order in which the animation will be presented unless you rearrange it in the drawing objects dialog box. Click on the Play button to preview your work in progress. When you complete your work of art, export it as a Flash file and select the speed of the animation. The file is saved as a SWF file, which is a Flash file. You can try before you download, since the application is available online (using Java) by clicking on Web Start on the Web site. It's a simple tool for those who want to try animating drawings without paying the price for a more complex and overwhelming product. Whoo whee, look at my stick figure bike come to life!

DriveImage XML DriveImage XML - Image and Backup logical Drives and Partitions

DriveImage XML is an easy to use and reliable program for imaging and backing up partitions and logical drives.

The program allows you to:

  • Backup logical drives and partitions to image files 
  • Browse these images, view and extract files 
  • Restore these images to the same or a different drive 
  • Copy directly from drive to drive 
  • Schedule automatic backups with your Task Scheduler

Image creation uses Microsoft's Volume Shadow Services (VSS), allowing you to create safe "hot images" even from drives currently in use.

Images are stored in XML files, allowing you to process them with 3rd party tools. Never again be stuck with a useless backup!

Restore images to drives without having to reboot.

DriveImage XML runs under Windows XP Home, XP Professional and Windows Server 2003 only. The program will backup, image and restore drives formatted with FAT 12, 16, 32 and NTFS.

You can run DriveImage XML from a WinPE boot CD-Rom.

DVD Encrypter v3.1.4.0 [583k] W9x/2k/XP FREE http://www.dvddecrypter.com/

{DVD ripper} DVD Decrypter is a free tool that enables you to decrypt and copy a DVD to your PC's hard drive. Advanced functionality can be found in the context menus. (Get the context menu by right-clicking the mouse button.) Context menus are (currently) available in three places within DVD Decrypter. By default, the program will - where possible - automatically select the source (for example, the DVD drive) and the destination folder (by finding the drive with the most free disk space). The 'Main Movie' files will have already been selected for you. In about 10- 30 minutes (depending on the speed of your computer / DVD drive), it will finish, and you will have DeCSSed VOB files on your hard drive. You can choose to watch them with PowerDVD and WinDVD or you can re-encode them to MPEG1 (VCD) or DivX. DVD Decrypter keeps a log of everything it does.

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EasyCleaner Searches invalid registry entries, duplicates and unnecessary files. Shows also info about your space usage. Large help, both program and help are available in finnish and english!"  Several languages available at site. Click here and I'll take you there
EasyOffice Freeware Add on this Word- and Excel-compatible office suite with many enhancements. More Info @ Site 27.7 MB - It does present you with a nag screen but it isn't all that intrusive.
Enhanced Font List for Word 97  Preview fonts before inserting them into your documents with this free add-in.
Download Now: wdfntlst.exe 402 KB 1 minutes 22 seconds based on 56 kilobits per second
Enigma Learn the fine art of making telemarketers stop calling. Enigma helps you ask telemarketers the right questions by providing you with your own script to use. This is bound to make telemarketers nervous and ultimately to place you on their "Do Not Call" list.
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EMCO OS License Modifier v1.0 [1.8M] W2k/XP FREE EMCO OS License Modifier will let you modify registered owner, organization, and product ID for any machine that you have rights to on your network. EMCO OS License Modifier will even let you add machines by IP range so you can just search a specific VLAN on your network. You choose what machines to apply these setting to, so if you use a different product ID for each department just set it in the product ID field and apply it to those specific machines that need it.
http://www.emco.is/oslicense/features.html
Eraser v5.3   Eraser v5.3 - File Wiper for Win32
Download eraser53.zip
Eraser 2000 If you've tried to remove Office 2000 but haven't been able to get rid of its stubborn, stray remnants, this utility can help. Eraser 2000 is provided free from Microsoft, and it removes remaining CD1 files and Windows Registry settings that remain on the computer after you remove Office. To use the utility, run the setup program for Office 2000 and click "Remove Office."
Price: Free
Operating System(s): Windows 9.x, Windows Me, Windows 2000, Windows NTDownload Eraser 2000 now at: Microsoft
EZBack-it-up W98/2k/XP FREE Just the backup, ma'am. EZBack-it-up doesn't ask you bewildering questions--it just backs up your data where and when you tell it to do it. It can compare thousands of files in mere seconds. Check EZBack-it-up's logs to see what it's done. If even this much attention to backup is more than you can stand, just install the program and schedule regular backups.

EZBack-it-up is donateware. If you like the program, you may want to send the developer money to cover the cost of further developing EZBack-it-up

EZBack-it-up v2.0.1 
Author: Rob Decker 
File Size:1430KB 
Price:Free 
Operating System(s):Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows 9.x
Download current version 2.0.1 (03 November 2004)
Download from PcWorld.com

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FreeDOS v082pl1 [460k] Kernel v2.0.29 [153k] Windows FREE http://freedos.sourceforge.net/

{DOS-compatible OS} This page is home of the FreeDOS Project, where FreeDOS aims to be a complete, free, 100% MS-DOS compatible operating system. Anyone who needs to bundle a version of DOS without having to pay a royalty for the use of DOS can use FreeDOS to do so. It works on old hardware, in DOS emulators, and in embedded systems. Use FreeDOS to develop your own operating system. FreeCOM is a command line interface, user shell, and COMMAND.COM replacement for DOS. The purpose of FreeCOM is to prompt the user to enter commands, which are interpreted and processed directly by FreeCOM, or executed as executable files. (Note: No specific Windows compatibility information was indicated.)

Freeware Currency Converter v2.2 [1.3M] W9x/2k/XP FREE If you hadn't figured it out by reading its title, the Freeware
Currency Converter won't cost you a cent (no matter which country
you're from). It handles all the popular currencies, as well as a few
minor ones; you can customize its listing to suit your preferences.
Penny for your thoughts?
http://www.belgraver.demon.nl/currconv2/download.html
FreeSpell
  • [2.6M]
  • Win9x/2k/XP
  • FREE

http://hcidesign.com/freespell/

{Spell checker} The program has a hot key for spellchecking selected text. When you're ready to start, select the text you want to check and press CTRL+ALT+Z (or whatever hot key you assign it). It opens a DOS window and provides a list of options to replace misspelled words. It's not fancy, but it's functional, has no pop up ads like some free spellcheckers, and has a small footprint at 50K

FreeWallet v3.1 [1.2M] Pocket PC FREE http://www.handango.com/brainstore/PlatformProductDetail.jsp?siteId=813&productId=72510

Store your passwords, credit card numbers, PINs, calling cards, accounts, usernames, and much more. Your information is all at your fingertips, encrypted and password-protected for security. Store up to five credit cards free with FreeWallet. If you decide at any time that you'd like more cards, you can upgrade to eWallet, with all FreeWallet info automatically converted in the upgrade process.

FileChopper Split large files for transfer on floppy disks. More..
File Commander v1.1 [984k] W98/2k/XP FREE http://www.cinnamonsoftware.com/file_commander.htm

{Organize files} File Commander can help with moving, copying, or deleting the files. Occasionally, I back up my e-mailbox stuff (e-mail addresses, saved e-mails, sent e-mails, etc.). Using File Commander's wizard, I created a command to copy these files into my backup directory. Whenever I need to run it, I just click on the command and it takes care of itself. Think about the file management tasks you do often, and consider creating an automated process for them and save time. This requires having Windows installer on your system, which can be downloaded for free.

Filehand Search v2.0 Filehand Search v2.0
It always struck me as quite ironic that I can search the Internet faster than my own hard drive, and that the results of a Google search are always so much easier to understand, as opposed to a huge list of filenames that I need to sort through.

I first came across Filehand quite some time ago, and have been using it myself more or less on a daily basis.

The good news is that there's a new version of Filehand. The really good news is that it's now completely free!

Filehand Search 2.0 is a great tool for bringing the power of Internet-style searching to your own computer.

Using Filehand Search you can find information stored in your computer system with the same ease and speed that you find information on the Internet using search engine sites such as Google and Yahoo!.

If you've tried other programs to find files on your computer, you were probably disappointed by the performance, lack of flexibility, and complicated interfaces. Worse still, many of them consume all of the processor and memory resources of your computer, and can slow it down to a crawl. Not good.

Not so with Filehand Search.

Aside from filenames, the software can also search the contents of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, WordPerfect, PDF, HTML, and simple text files.

The new version can also handle Outlook items, including e-mail, contacts, notes, and appointments.

And did I mention that fact that it's free?

This is one of those applications that I guarantee you want on your system. Further details are available from the Filehand Web site. 665KB Download Size

FileSearch Seek out duplicate files within a directory. This free applet lets you compare files by name, size, and time, and it also allows you to place duplicate files in list boxes, where they can be easily deleted. filesearch11.zip
Author: WssSoft
File Splitter File Splitter

DOWNLOAD - NEW VERSION AVAILABLE SOON!!!

Another File Splitter program. However, this one is different in the fact that it's free(!) and that it includes all the features that most others leave out. You can split files to any size you wish. Restoring is simply a matter of running the restore (BAT) file created when the file is split, or, for total control, you can restore using the File Splitter program. Integrated with Windows Explorer to allow even more flexibility. Full install/uninstall support. screenshot version history reviews and awards

FileSearch Seek out duplicate files within a directory. This free applet lets you compare files by name, size, and time, and it also allows you to place duplicate files in list boxes, where they can be easily deleted.   Download
Find Orphans Sweep Away the Scraps

Sweep Away the Scraps
What Is an Orphan?
Gathering the Data
Viewing the Data
Removing Orphans
Inside FindOrphans
Locating the Files
Obtaining File Descriptions
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FreeMem You know that each application you run uses up system memory. But you may not know that even when you close an application you don't always get all your memory back. This handy utility remedies that situation by not only monitoring your RAM but by freeing up memory that was previously in use. An icon resides on your taskbar with a green, yellow, and red indicator showing your current memory condition as well as your available memory. From that icon you can access a small menu that allows you to free up any amount of RAM you wish. You can also schedule "emergency free-ups" to make sure you always have enough RAM. download Now
FOLDOC Offline Browser v1.0 [2.0M] W9x/2k/XP FREE FOLDOC stands for the Free On-line Dictionary of Computing and this
application is just an offline browsible version of this on-line
dictionary. Just like a regular dictionary, FOLDOC covers a wide
variety of computer and telecom categories such as tools,
architecture, operating systems, networking, theory, conventions,
standards, mathematics, electronics, institutions, companies,
projects, products, history plus just about anything you can think of
that is related to computers. You don't have to just be a computer
geek to use FOLDOC, just think of it as your Rosetta Stone to
understanding computers and their technicians. With this program there
should be no excuse to be conned into an unnecessary computer repair
just because the technician spouted off some intelligent sounding
jargon.
http://nowicki.hell.poland.org/main.html
Food Composition v1.0 [1.6M] W9x/2k/XP FREE Food Composition comes loaded with the information on about 6000
different foods. All information is accurate, as it is taken from the
USDA Nutrient Database for Standard Reference. With Food Composition
you just pick a food and then check out any of the 33 different food
item components/nutrients. This application even has a pie chart that
shows you the percentage of carbohydrates, proteins and fats that make
up the Calories in a food. From the look of things, I guess I won't be
having any more fast-food burgers!
http://www.siestasoftware.com/food.htm
Font Finder Database Looking for an illusive font that you have found impossible to identify?

'Find Font by Sight,' available on www.fonts.com and powered by AGFA Monotype, is a step-by-step interactive questionnaire that helps to separate the Meno SmallCaps Titling from the Tom Boy Family Volumes.

Fx Icon Maker v4.5.6 [3.6M] W98/2k/XP FREE http://www.jhepple.com/iconmkr.htm

{Create icons} Create 32x32 icons for use as an icon. I tried my hand at creating one like the famous Lockgernome icon, but my attempts were that of a B student in art. The menu is straightforward and the help file identifies what each menu item does. While you work on the icon, you can see a preview of how it looks without the grid. It took five minutes to create and save my first icon, but I'm not going to share this embarrassing piece of work. No Gnomies were harmed in the creation of this sloppy icon. If you can't get the help file by clicking F1, click Start | Programs | FX Icon32 | Help to get it.

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