Tag Archives: Windows

Windows Directory Statistics

WinDirStat is a free, open-source disk usage analyzer and cleanup software for Microsoft Windows. Mac OS X users should use Disk Inventory X or GrandPerspective alternatives. Linux users should try KDirStat or others such as Baobab (a component module of gnome-utils package). The program can scan local partitions or entire hard disk drive, presenting the…  Read More 

Wireshark: Protocol Analyzer

Wireshark is the world’s foremost network protocol analyzer. It lets you see what’s happening on your network at a microscopic level. It is the de facto (and often de jure) standard across many industries and educational institutions. Wireshark development thrives thanks to the contributions of networking experts across the globe. It is the continuation of…  Read More 

Prevent 90% Of Malware With GPO

If you are in a shop running Microsoft products, then chances are you are using some flavor of their Server product. From Server 2000 forward, GPO’s(Group Policy Objects) have been the Administrators best friend for managing networks of client computers. After the CryptoLocker outbreak in October of last year, I was reminded of how important…  Read More 

Terminals Remote Desktop Client

Terminals is a secure, multi tab terminal services/remote desktop client. It uses Terminal Services ActiveX Client (mstscax.dll). The project started from the need of controlling multiple connections simultaneously. It is a complete replacement for the mstsc.exe (Terminal Services) client. Supported server protocols are Windows remote desktop (RDP), VNC, VMRC, SSH, Telnet, RAS, ICA Citrix, HTTP…  Read More 

MariaDB Open Source Database

MariaDB is a drop-in replacement for MySQL. MariaDB strives to be the logical choice for database professionals looking for a robust, scalable, and reliable SQL server. To accomplish this, MariaDB works to hire the best and brightest developers in the industry, work closely and cooperatively with the larger community of users and developers in the…  Read More 

MySQL Open Source Database

MySQL is the world’s most popular open source database software, with over 100 million copies of its software downloaded or distributed throughout it’s history. With its superior speed, reliability, and ease of use, MySQL has become the preferred choice for Web, Web 2.0, SaaS, ISV, Telecom companies and forward-thinking corporate IT Managers because it eliminates…  Read More 

Nullsoft Scriptable Install System

NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) is a professional open source system to create Windows installers. It is designed to be as small and flexible as possible and is therefore very suitable for internet distribution. Being a user’s first experience with your product, a stable and reliable installer is an important component of succesful software. With…  Read More