I currently use Multi Commander as my standard file explorer on Windows. Version 3 has just been released and the list of features is just amazing for a free product: Tabs allowing you to have multiple folders open. Caching that enable fast file browsing. Show files in Detailed, List, or Thumbnail list modes. Background work [...]
FileMind (Formerly 7files) is a Windows file manager that relies on search to identify files and folders. With FileMind, there is no need to browse folders to find files: Just type the file name and it will be identified. FileMind | Insanely Fast File Management via kwout Found via makeuseof
I just stumble upon CarotDAV via freewaregenius and found it very useful. There are many Cloud drive services (Dropbox, Box, Google Drive, Sky Drive, …) and each of them provides small applications running in the background to make cloud synchronization easy. But at the end, we find our system running several background applications for the [...]
The most famous system monitor for Windows is Process Explorer from Sysinternals/Microsoft. But it requires a lot of resources to run: It’s not a light application. Sometimes it can takes up to 20% CPU on my laptop. Unlike process explorer, System Explorer is a light application and offers most of the functionalities of system explorer [...]
Nirsoft released an utility to search for files in Windows. The tools is very powerful as it offers many options as shown on the screenshot below: Alternative to Windows Search For Files Duplicates Search via kwout Here is an extract from the description: SearchMyFiles is an alternative to the standard “Search For Files And [...]
I just came accross ScribeFire a Firefox extension that allows to blog when browsing a web Page. This is very convenient. For instance, now i’m browsing the Getting Starting Page while I’m writing this post. ScribeFire: Fire up your blogging via kwout Powered by ScribeFire.
There are several ways to debug and analyze web applications. The first approach is to use network sniffers like wireshark. The problem with sniffers is that they are not so easy to use, and by default they capture all the network traffic. If the interest is only HTTP streams, it is required to add filters [...]
On windows XP, the process SVCHOST.EXE is a mystery for most people. If you check your task manager, you may have several instances of this process running. On my XP home edition I have actually 7 of this processes. Microsoft describes SVCHOST.EXE on this document by the following sentences: “At startup, Svchost.exe checks the services part of [...]