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  1. Windows Utilities and Applications: New Releases

    Miranda has reached version 0.6.0.8 Alpha (it is a test build). Stable version is 0.5.1 Miranda is a universal messaging client supporting a variety of protocols including ICQ/AIM/MSN/Jabber/Yahoo/IRC/Gadu-Gadu/Tlen/Netsend. It has a large number of plugins available as well. Plus Miranda is fast and does not waste tons of resources like original ICQ and MSN clients do. You can find screenshots... Read More

  2. Grandstream FXP-2000 upgrade

    Recently I needed to upgrade a VoIP phone Grandstream GXP-2000. The procedure is quite simple if you have all required components. Disclaimer: Guys, use this guide at your own risk. I can not guarantee that this guide will work for you. You will be responsible for the damages done to your phone. The main issue may arise only if you... Read More

  3. VMware: A Virtual Breeze

    ComputerWorld Australia published an interesting article on virtualization: A Virtual Breeze. This article would be useful for IT managers or system administrators who are only thinking about implementation of virtual servers in their IT environment with practical examples of implementations and opinions from IT managers. The article describes various aspects of virtualization such as Hardware used Reasons to virtualize particular... Read More

  4. Get control of your severs using Startup/Shutdown Script

    In many situations we need to reset the Local Administrator password and add Domain Admins to the Local Administrator group on a server or client machine without visiting each machines. If you don't know the password and don't have access to the severs, you can run this simple script as a Startup/Shutdown script (Computer Configuration->Windows Settings-> Scripts (Startup/Shutdown) in conjunction... Read More

  5. Peter's Flexible Renaming Kit (PFrank) v.1.75

    PFrank (Peter's Flexible Renaming Kit) has reached version 1.75 PFrank is a flexible filenames manipulation utility supporting a big number of features. In fact it has more features than any other application used for file renaming I ve seen. Plus it is free. You can download PFrank from here: PFrank Download page Technorati : PFrank, Rename, Windows Del.icio.us : PFrank,... Read More

  6. Custom Provider Creation in MOM

    Sometimes we need to use custom providers to create MOM Rules. Here is an example of creating a custom provider to return free hard drive space information from drive H. 1. Open MOM Administrator Console, in the right pane, expand Management Packs2. Right-click on the Provider folder and select Create Provider option.3. In the Select Data Provider Type window, select... Read More

  7. GeexBox, Media Center System on a Budget

    There is an ongoing trend of convergence between audio/video systems and computers. This trend resulted in development of Media Center PCs (aka Home Theater PC), small computer systems able to playback video/audio files, access Internet radio and act as a TV/Satellite tuner. There is a number of operating systems able to perform this function. Microsoft Windows Media Center Edition is... Read More

  8. WinGuard Pro 2006

    WinGuard Pro 2006 is a simple free utility that allows locking various parts of windows operating system such as folders, programs and files from unauthorized access.. It has pretty simple configuration: There is also a premium edition which is available against payment. Premium edition has additional features.Download link: WinGuard Pro 2006 6.4 Technorati : utility, windows Del.icio.us : utility, windows... Read More

  9. Pocket UFO

    This post is not really about windows networking. It is rather about a fun way to spend time ;-). Pocket UFO is a remake of a classic turn based strategy X-COM Enemy Unknown (UFO Defense). It is available for Pocket PC and Windows Mobile. This game has pretty decent graphics (I used images available from the official site): The gameplay... Read More

  10. SPAMfighter 4.7.6

    SPAMfighter has reached version 4.7.6 . You can read the change log here. SPAMfighter is a plugin for Outlook and Outlook Express that help to filter spam messages. The filter does most of the job automatically. If the filter misses a spam email you can mark it and this email will be inserted in the global heuristic database of spam... Read More

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