Windows 10

Windows 10 fixes and tweaks Tip: Disconnect the internet while you install Windows 10.It will skip lots of steps and make only a LOCAL user account. Re-enable the ability to control updateshttp://www.ghacks.net/2015/07/27/microsoft-releases-tool-to-block-windows-10-updates/ https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3073930 Several options are availablehttp://www.askvg.com/fixing-windows-10-automatic-updates-install-problem/  … Read more

Winamp

Winamp resources http://www.winamp.com http://winampplugins.co.uk/Winamp/ Latest patched version http://winampenthusiasts.com http://forums.winamp.com http://forums.winamp.com/showthread.php?t=374929 Realease and News thread http://www.free-codecs.com/download/winamp_essentials_pack.htm  http://winampplugins.co.uk  http://winampheritage.com  http://ajaxamp.com (required for remote access) http://support.xmplay.com/files.php?id=13 (Winamp input) http://www.ac3filter.net/wiki/WinampAC3 http://free-codecs.com/download/real_audio_input_plugin_for_winamp.htm http://www.free-codecs.com/download/mp3pro_decoder_plugin_for_winamp.htm http://www.free-codecs.com/download/winamp_plugin_mp3_surround.htm http://in-ffsox.sourceforge.net FFMpeg https://janyovci.com/winamp_out_asio/ ASIO – ASIO4ALLhttp://sourceforge.net/projects/winampopenalout/ OpenlAL EAXhttp://www.stevemonks.com/ks_plugin/plugin.html Kernel Streaming Plugin http://winampplugins.co.uk/enhancer/http://codecpack.co/download/Enhancer.html (DSP) Manually adding online services http://forums.winamp.com/showthread.php?t=375338 http://www.pawelporwisz.pl/winamp/winamp_download_en.php Icons and colour themes  http://www.mytreedb.com/skinwamp.html SkinWamp  … Read more

OpenSSL and manual updating of software

26th September 2016 – Current versions: 0.9.8zh – 1.0.2j – 1.1.0b https://www.openssl.org/news/secadv/20160926.txt https://www.openssl.org/news/newslog.html OpenSSL just got another major update, and now the pre-compiled binaries for Windows are available fromhttps://www.openssl.org/community/binaries.html  Many common programs use the standard DLLs … Read more

Skypekit fix

A hero by the name of “Hero” has posted a thread in the official Trillian help site.https://help.trillian.im/discussions/windows/25527-unofficial-fix-skypehttps://forums.ceruleanstudios.com/showthread.php?t=109703 I have installed the newer v4.1.2 (skypekit41_noid.exe) later added to the page he refers to, and now have … Read more

Downloaders

This page is the various tools I find helpful for keeping local copies of streaming media. WinPcaphttp://www.winpcap.org/install/default.htm HiDownloadhttp://www.hidownload.com/download-trial.htm MiPony  (careful with installing. Watch out for extra adware) http://www.mipony.nethttps://drive.google.com/open?id=0B-AaAvhNMtRNbXlpU2RFZ1VsSVU&authuser=0 (no Adware version) SaveFrom.net (Supports many sites)http://savefrom.nethttp://savefrom.net/user_tools.phphttps://addons.opera.com/extensions/details/savefromnet-helperhttps://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/savefromnet-helper Youtubehttps://addons.opera.com/extensions/details/extendtubehttps://addons.opera.com/extensions/details/smartvideo-for-youtubehttps://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/smartvideo-for-youtube-mytubehttp://sourceforge.net/projects/mpcbe/ … Read more

Network – Router – Internet tools

Some tools you may (will) want to add to your collection Router Commanderhttp://www.majorgeeks.com/files/details/router_commander.html Setup a Static IP Addresshttp://portforward.com/help/setup_static_ip_address.htm Open Port Checkhttp://portforward.com/help/portcheck.htm Try the Port Forwarding utility (not free)http://portforward.com/store/PFCSetup.exe Open Visual Traceroute (Windows/Linux/Mac)http://sourceforge.net/projects/openvisualtrace/ vTracehttp://vtrace.pl 3d Traceroutehttp://www.d3tr.de.nyud.net GeoData … Read more