Tag Archives: PC tools

Windows 7 Calculator got Mortgage, Vehicle lease and Fuel Economy Worksheets

I am using Windows 7 right from its beta version but never knew, rather never bothered to explore Windows 7 Calculator that has 4 amazing Worksheets : Mortgage Calculator :  Down payment, Monthly payment, Purchase price, term Vehicle Lease calculator : You can calculate lease value, lease period, periodic payment and residual value. Fuel Economy Calculator ( MPG or L/100km ...

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Create Virtual Hard disk from Live physical disk for Virtual PC

Microsoft has rolled a brand new application which allows you to create a Virtual hard Disk from your current partition which can be further used in Microsoft Virtual PC or Microsoft Hyper-V virtual machine without taking it offline. Like you can see it gives you complete detail on how much space is required for the VHD to be created and ...

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Shorten URL on your desktop : MURLS

MURLS is a light weight desktop application which is used to create Short URL from url shortening services like bit.ly, tinyurl etc quickly. The advantage of using this service is that it can create 28 short URLS in 2-3 minutes when all of them are selected. Yes and it depends on your internet speed also. The Supported URL shortening services ...

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Softwares to Turn off monitor when not required

Turning off monitor when not required is one habit I have gained in Office.  We all know how  much IT industry spends on electricity and according to one analysis much can be saved. So here we have two programs which are equally good and you can choose one of the depending on your work environment and need. MonitorES This software ...

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How to create quick system details for Tech Support

At the time of  Tech Support or even when a friend is casually helping you out, being asked about basic information of your computer is pretty normal but we are never ready. Here I am listing down couple of ways to have it ready : In Windows 7  or Windows Vista : Go to control panel > System This displays ...

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How to Extract Executable, Dll and Resource files

Many a times standalone executables, dll or resource ( resx) files containg lot of files which you cannnot read but it does contain icons, images and many other resources which has Long Zheng has explained in his post Admiring Windows 7’s high-resolution device icons. Anolis @codeplex is a free software which allows you to : Open any resource or executable ...

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Access Google Translate via Desktop Application

Almost all of us are familiar with the Google Translate, an online tool for translation. Here we are going to talk about an AIR Application, AIR Translate which works as a Translator, and it fetches and provides you the translations from the Google Translate. If you already have the Adobe AIR installed on your system, you just need to download ...

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Roll the open window into title bar, for easy handling

Show Desktop, Minimize the window, Switch between Windows using Flip, etc are the general options used by Windows user for managing already opened windows, WinRoll is another small application which can be used for rolling the opened windows into title bar, leaving them appear as title bar only. WinRoll can be installed by downloading a 92KB setup file. Once installed, ...

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Change your computer’s fan speed with Speed Fan

Speed Fan is an ultimate software for people like gamers or someone who drive their computer to extreme. This software lets you control your fan speed ( increase or decrease ) on some predefined events. Like if the temperature goes beyond a particular temperature hit the fan to run high. Speed fan uses SMART technology to access your computer’s details ...

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Manic Time : Track your application usage statistics in real time

Manic time is an advanced windows application usage tracking utility which is a perfect solution if you want to find out which applications you use for how many times and how long. I had seen many tools like this before but this came out to best with its Daily statistics and graphs it generates. Use it for time management or ...

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Advanced dashboard for Sticky Notes : Sticky Sorter

Sticky Sorter is a free desktop application which is an excellent replacement of Sticky Notes which you have in vista or any 3rd part Sticky Note you had been using. This application allows you to create multiple dashboard which can have as many sticky notes you want. This is pretty useful when you are working in collaboration or developing a ...

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Turn off monitor when you lock computer or laptop

Have you ever wondered whats the use of monitor staying turned on when you lock your computer ? Computers are locked mostly when we go for a break or for any other work and our availability is not possible. As a practice most of the IT companies or even people at home pre configure the system to turn on the ...

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