SMART Tools

S.M.A.R.T. (Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology) (Including SSD) http://wikipedia.org/wiki/S.M.A.R.T. I cannot stress this enough. Everyone (yes you too) MUST find a SMART tool they are happy to have running all the time. Your drives will … 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

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