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  1. Calliers

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    DriverMax A complete godsend if you format a lot, backs up all your chosen drivers to a memory stick/cd/hdd/w.e and installs them all at once, no wizards on whatever drive you want them to :D
     
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    TeraCopy is a compact program designed to copy and move files at the maximum possible speed, providing the user a lot of features:
    • Copy files faster. TeraCopy uses dynamically adjusted buffers to reduce seek times. Asynchronous copy speeds up file transfer between two physical hard drives.
    • Pause and resume file transfers. Pause copy process at any time to free up system resources and continue with a single click.
    • Error recovery. In case of copy error, TeraCopy will try several times and in the worse case just skips the file, not terminating the entire transfer.
    • Interactive file list. TeraCopy shows failed file transfers and lets you fix the problem and recopy only problem files.
    • Shell integration. TeraCopy can completely replace Explorer copy and move functions, allowing you work with files as usual.
    • Full Unicode support.
    You don't have to buy the PRO version 'coz the free and beta versions works just as well.
     
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    Conky, good if you use Linux.

    http://linux.softpedia.com/progDownload/Conky-Download-8586.html


     
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    Just thought of posting this, mkk's site. :)

    mkk.foo.se
     
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    Thanks,ppl, for variety of useful utilities
     
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    This one is very useful , it enables you to assign a shortcut for whatever commands you want and it is free.

    Skynergy HotKeyz
     
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    This burner is free and looks promising , I am downloading it now.
    CDBurnerXP: Introduction and News

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    Have you tried LOGMEIN ? (dot com)
    I find that for outside-the-network computers, it's much better and easier to use logmein

    VNC becomes very unstable over the internet but on a local network it's solid
     
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    Have you tried LOGMEIN ? (dot com)
    I find that for outside-the-network computers, it's much better and easier to use logmein

    VNC becomes very unstable over the internet but on a local network it's solid
     
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    Thanks for clarification , actually I didn't burn any media yet.
     
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    very good thanks guys got some useful stuff outta this :)
     
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    I use RealTemp for displaying my cpu and gpu temps in real time on the bottom right of my screen and it can even be minimised during gameplay to record high temps during gameplay for analysis afterwards. As far as temps go that's another story, but I highly recommend this useful utility.
     
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    For those with a cluttered desktop use Stardock's Fences:



    Fences Screenshots - By Stardock - Clean up your desktop clutter

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    Another well known program is Launchy, did a search and found it mentioned in two threads (one in the ATi forums and one in an HH news article posted by MIG-31, where the author made reference to it in passing) so I decided I'd archive it here.

    Launchy: The Open Source Keystroke Launcher

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    Last but not least we have Texter, a program that predicts what you're going to type and finishes it off for you. It has also been mentioned but once on the forums by the same author who once again was making a slight reference to it in passing.

     
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    I used to use True Launch Bar but since 7 I don't use it.

    True Launch Bar - Superior replacement for standard Quick Launch
     
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    As ssd

    While cloning off my Raptor raid setup to an Agility 2 SSD I started to get worried about alignment issues. Acronis True Image 2010 is supposed to be able to support cloning to SSDs from traditional HDs, and correct the alignment, but I needed something easy to use to confirm this (other than using MSINFO32, checking the starting offset of the partition, and dividing it by 4096 to see if it comes up with a whole number). That's when I found this little beauty.

    It's called AS SSD. It's an SSD benchmarking tool for XP, Vista, and Windows 7, but of note, in the top left corner it will tell you what controller is being used, as well as indicate whether or not the alignment is ok by either showing you the cluster size in green with an OK, or red with BAD. Simple. You can also do screen shots with it, or output the results to text.

    You can grab this gem right HERE.

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    (not a screenshot of my setup, btw)
     

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