File and Filesystem Utilities
- GrepWin - Spectacular search tool. Text and Regex.
- USBDLM - Will prevent USB drives from using the same letter as network drives... and MORE!!
- Duplicate Cleaner - Does just what you think. Free!
- 7-ZIP - UnRAR, Zip/UnZIP, Etc...
- Richcopy - Super Duper Copier - Resume, threading, schedule, sync, FREE!!!
- FSCapture- Screen capture and print and edit and save etc... VERY useful. Last Free Version.
- FSviewer - Best Darn image viewer known to man. Also converts, resizes, etc
- SequoiaView - Where's all that disk space gone??? AHA!!! (Better tool found - see next item in list)
- WinDirStat Portable - Even Better than SequoiaView - Adds automatic highlighting, explorerview, more!!
- TrueCrypt- Create and Use Mountable encrypted Drives. Very secure, easy to use. (admin only)
- PDF Exchange Portable - View, Mark up, extract text, type directly on PDFs
- Pismo File Mount Audit Package - Mount ZIP, ISO, CISO, CFS, ISZ, DAA, and PFO files as virtual folders.
- Search Everything - Standalone portable NTFS search engine, Http/ftp server - instant results ONLY SEARCHES FILENAMES
- Avira AntiVir Rescue System - Linux-based bootable virus scanner
- Current Ports- Shows currently open ports, but also process and launch path that has port open
- Mremote - RDP - full-featured, multi-tab remote connections manager. VERY nice.
- HTTP File Server - Allows a quick Web share of selected files. Security, simplicity.
- Neutron - One Click and your time is set to atomic clock.
- Show Traffic - Watches packets on an interface and enumerates the conversations. Simple Monitor.
- MSRDPCLI- (Microsoft) RDP Client. (98, ME, 2000)
- Netscan - Quickly identify pingable hosts on a subnet. Find unused IPs. Find specified open ports.
- TCPView - Another "open ports" util. Slightly different information than "Current Ports" util. Try it.
- Languard Freeware Scanner - Back when it was still free. The current version rocks, too!
OS or MS Specific
Other Media Utils
- CDex CD Ripper- Rip straight to MP3. Supports CDDB and Tagging. One Click to run!!!
- DeepBurner - Basic Burning Utility. Supports burning ISOs as well.
- MediaInfo - Can't find the right codec to open that video???
- X Mouse Button Control - Let's you remap mouse buttons and wheels - per application if you want
- Ditto Clipboard Manager - Ditto is an extension to the standard windows clipboard.
- Depends - No, not adult diapers. Shows DLL dependecies.
- WinAudit- Enormous amount of information about a computer. - Saves to HTML and other formats.
- CPUz - Detailed CPU/RAM Hardware Info. Priceless.
- Magical Jellybean Keyfinder - Dumb name, useful tool. Shows windows and office keys.
- Opened Files View - Shows which process has what file open.
- DTaskManager - Task manager that can INSTANTLY kill any process. Shows paths as well.
- Process Explorer - (Microsoft) Task manager on steroids. More information than you want.
- AUTORUNS- Full featured startup manager
- AccessEnum - Shows who has WHAT permissions to which folders and files. Nice for security audit.
- DiskMon- (Microsoft) Shows all low level disk activity.
- FileMon- (Microsoft) Shows not only all file open/writes but ALL requests and success/fail.
- RegMon - (Microsoft) Like filemon but for the registry.
- ShareEnum - (Microsoft) Finds all open and available shares on a domain or workgroup.
- TweakUI- (Microsoft) GUI to adjust registry tweaks.
- WinMacro- Record and playback keystrokes, clicks etc. Automate repetitive tasks.
- SyncBack Free - Excellent free synchronization/copy tool. Demo commercial version, too!
- NONAV - Get rid of SAVCE through 10.x (Netess only)
- SMP SeeSaw - Utility that controls how Windows balances the load between two processors.
- AHK (AutoHotKey) - Automate damn near anything - hot keys, replacement, scripting, compiling :)