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riva11 | 17 Oct 2014 | 0 comments

PingHurry is a nice that allows to run ping and trace route tools in a graph window ( flat or 3D view ), it accepts IP addresses and host names.

If your job requires to do connectivity checks several times a day, then this is the right tool for you. With PingHurry a ping/trace/reverse lookup task is one hotkey away, just show/hide the PingHurry window by using the hotkey or system tray icon. It has several other features like zooming in the flat graph, IPconfig info, flush dns etc..

Scope of this utility:

– Ping utility with great accessibility to work faster
– People who run connectivity checks several times a day
– Network administrators and power users

Features:
– Ping results in 3D/flat graph with zoom function
– Ping results in command view window
– Several target tasks like trace/reverse lookup/RDP
– Several local tasks like IPconfig/flush dns/routable information etc….
– Target history with 50...

riva11 | 19 Aug 2014 | 0 comments

OfficeIns from NirSoft is a portable freeware utility that lists all the Microsoft Office add-ins present on your computer.

This tool is useful in case of issues with Microsoft Office add-ins ( i.e. add-ins can cause not to open Outlook or frequent non-responding issues when an add-in is running etc.). It shows the list of all installed add-ins for Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project, Access, Visio and FrontPage) and allows you to easily disable and enable them.

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License : Freeware

Link : OfficeIns 

riva11 | 06 Jun 2014 | 0 comments

I have collected some helpful links to help you learn how to use and manage Windows 8.1 OS.

 

How to guides and training

Windows 8.1 Power User Guide for Business from Microsoft This 20 pages brochure-type guide is designed for end-users who want to learn more about the advanced features of Windows 8.1, such as Taskbar customization, Task Manager, Internet Explorer 11, Mobility Center, Windows To Go, Miracast, OneDrive for Business, and File Explorer. Power users will enjoy learning about how they can get the most out of their Windows 8.1 devices.  
Windows 8.1 Update Power User Guide for Business This 20 pages brochure-type guide is designed for end-users who want to learn more...
riva11 | 09 May 2014 | 0 comments

If you need to know the Microsoft Office Version installed in a computer, I suggest to try ASoft Office Version Detector, This simple portable tool, help you to discover the different versions of Microsoft Office that are installed on a machine.
This tool shows the Version, Edition, Service Pack, Platform and if exists all installed applications. an interesting feature is the data can be exported to an xml file.

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License: Free

Link : ASoft Office Version Detector

riva11 | 04 Apr 2014 | 0 comments

2Tware Convert VHD is a tool that allow to convert VMware’s VMDK virtual disk image to Microsoft’s VHD image.The other great feature is that also allows you to convert existing physical computers into virtual machines, which is known as a P2V conversion Once physical computer is converted into VMDK disk, you can test any new software and system configurations without making any changes to your physical machine.

 

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License : Free

Link : 2Tware Convert VHD

randy_cook | 05 Mar 2014 | 0 comments

Hello, this is Randy Cook, CTO at FSLogix and the original inventor of SVS/SWV.  I am excited to let you know a little bit about what I've been working on and how it complements Symantec's virtualization product.

Here is a demo video that shows the products working together: http://youtu.be/fcITmXiuhKM

At FSLogix we've developed a product that controls application, plug-in, and add-in visibility dynamically by user.  This works seamlessly with Symantec's virtualization and streaming product. 

Some of the use cases I can think of are:

- You want to deploy a virtualized application to a Citrix or RDS server, but you want to limit the visibility of the application to certain users.

- You want to deploy a virtualized application...

riva11 | 17 Jan 2014 | 0 comments

RegToBat Converter is a simple tool to convert a registry file (.reg) to the batch file (.bat).

This tool is portable and easy to use , just run RegToBat and then Drag and drop a .reg file or use the select Button.

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The result is a batch file that you can store and run from your USB memory or deploy using your favorite software remote management application.

Supported OS: Windows Xp , Windows Vista , Windows 7 , Windows 8 , Windows 8.1 – (x86 and x64 bit)

Supported languages: English

License : Freeware

Link : RegToBat Converter

riva11 | 13 Jan 2014 | 0 comments

Another simple portable tool but helpful, in this article is shown a simple tool for save and restore your desktop icon layouts. This feature solve a common problem when you change screen resolution, remove your laptop from a docking station and you have an external video connected, use a video projector, etc.

ReIcon solves this problem by allowing you to save your desktop layout and restore it with the click of a button. Set your icons the way you like them, save the layout, then just restore it later when the need arises.

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Features :

  • Save your favorite icon’s Layout for each screen resolution
  • you can save many Icon’s layout
  • No need installation
  • You can easily add “Save / restore Icon’s Layout” feature in the Context menu...
Joseph_Carson | 13 Dec 2013 | 0 comments

An excellent summary on how Symantec Workspace Virtualization and Streaming can help simplify and gain a better ROI on your investment in VDI, Application Virtualization and BYOD. Why limit your virtualization investment to the Data center!

Application Virtualization Smackdown: analysis of Cameyo, Numecent, Microsoft, Spoon, Symantec and VMware by @PQRnl http://www.pqr.com/application-virtualization-smac...