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PC Inspector™ File Recovery 3.0 :  2.81Mb  Homepage    NEW!
File Recovery for Windows 95, 98, ME, NT, 2000, XP is a multi-lingual Undelete and data recovery program that supports the FAT 12/16/32 and NTFS file systems. This utility can recovers files even when a header entry is no longer available, find partitions automatically, even if the boot sector or FAT has been erased or damaged (does not work with the NTFS file system). Supports the following file formats: arj, avi, bmp, cdr, doc, dxf, dbf, xls, exe, gif, hlp, html, htm, jpg, lzh, mid, mp3, mov, pdf, png, rtf, tar, tif, wav, zip. Note: This utility is for dual drive or partitioned drives, or can also recover files to a floppy disk or network drive. Extensive help file included. See Homepage for FAQ's and full features--   
XXCOPY v2.84.9 :  245Kb  Homepage    Updated
XXCOPY is simply a logical extension to XCOPY. It remains faithfully compatible with XCOPY in the invocation syntax, yet, adds many innovative features to be a very serious utility for anyone who feels comfortable in managing files in command line mode (DOS Box). XXCOPY has grown to be not just a file copy program but also file removal, search and list utility. Its short-name preserving capability makes it ideal to clone a system disk which can be made bootable. XXCOPY runs under Windows 95/98/NT/2K/XP and comes with a 16-bit version XXCOPY16 which allows copying files in DOS environment using short name only (to be later expanded to long name). You may also use it for synchronizing directories/systems. Free for non-commercial purposes. See full features and freeware license terms on Homepage--
CROA v1.4 :  421Kb  Homepage    Updated
This small utility that runs under Windows 95, 98, Me, NT4 SP3, 2000 and XP is great for those who frequently copy large amounts of files off a cd-rom to the hard-drive. CROA is a handy utility that will clear the read-only bit of all subfolders and files in a specific folder. This is extremely useful after copying the contents of a CD to your hard drive--
Unstoppable Copier v1.7 :  44Kb  Homepage  or  Here  Updated
Roadkil's Unstoppable Copier for Windows 95, 98, ME, 2000, NT, XP can recover files from scratched CD's or defective floppy/hard disks. Normally when your computer is unable to copy a file from a damaged disk it will abort and delete the portion of the file it has copied. This program however will continue to copy the file right to the end. Any data that is not recoverable after many retries is replaced with blanks. This will allow you to truly recover every byte of information that is available for recovery. The program allows you to specify a single file, a group using wildcards (* and ?) or if you wish, select a starting folder and the program will copy all data from it and any sub folders it may contain. This program isn't just for copying files from defective disks, it can also be used to transfer any files--
Chainsaw v3.5 :  105Kb  Homepage    Updated
Simple to use multi-language file splitter for Windows9x, ME, NT, 2000, XP. Select the desired chunk size, drag and drop one or several large files onto the big chainsaw button, each file will be processed after the other. Along with the pieces there comes a batch file which puts them together again. Unlimited input file size. In this New version, all settings are saved between sessions--
2xExplorer Z1 Build :  392Kb  Homepage   
This is the new release of 2xExplorer, an easy to use yet very potent and extremely efficient alternative to the standard windows Explorer. It combines the user-friendliness of the latter with the increased efficiency and advanced features of good-old dual-pane file managers like Norton Commander. It is a package that will appeal to the power user, yet its similarity with Explorer will ensure that less experienced users will not be driven away either. 2xExplorer does whatever the windows explorer will do for file management, but goes much further. 2xExplorer will run on any PC with Windows 95/ 98/ NT4/ 2000/ Me/ XP. All the required components are statically linked to the executable so there are no requirements for special DLL versions. See website for full features--
CDCheck v3.0.1.43 :  802Kb  Homepage    
CDCheck for Windows 95, 98, ME, NT, 2000, XP is a multilingual utility for prevention, detection and recovery of damaged files with emphasis on error detection. It supports CRC files and binary compare. CDCheck can be used on all files visible by the operating system. This means all files that you can see in Windows Explorer (CDs, DVDs, disk drives, floppy disks, ZIP drives). CDCheck does not provide audio CD checking. CDCheck is free for personal or educational Non-Profit use only. See homepage for full features--
Bulk Rename Utility Build :  395 Kb or 1.21Mb  Homepage    
Bulk Rename Utility for Windows 98 through XP (32bit) is a utility which allows you to easily rename multiple files and directories, based upon flexible criteria. For example, if you have a whole load of files prefixed with "2002", you can quickly rename all these to "2003". Similarly, if you have lots of "html" files then you can quickly rename them all to "htm". The utility written in Visual C++ is easy to use and has a small memory "footprint" so it can be left resident without consuming all your memory. Note: This application is installed and uninstalled using the Microsoft Installer utility. If your PC does not recognize file extensions of .MSI, or if the installer informs you that it needs a later version, downloads are available from the website. See Homepage for full info--
Pilot Install v4.4.0 :  465Kb  Homepage    
Tired of waiting through a full HotSync just to install one or two new files? Install Palm Pilot Software WITHOUT HotSync. Click on any prc, pqa or pdb file and push the HotSync button. That's all. Install pictures on the fly, no PDA picture viewer required, no complicated unzipping and single file clicks, select a baud rate up to 256000, support VFS, copy and store files directly to card. Installs PRC, PDB, PQA, PIA, MIDI, TXT, BMP, JPG (JPEG). Supports PIA (Pilot InstallArchive): download complete software packages directly to the PDA. For Windows 95,98,2000,NT, PalmOS 3.0 and higher. Pilot Install is free for private use--
Agent Ransack v1.72 build 316 :  1.35Mb  Homepage
This utility for Windows 95, 98, ME, NT 4.x, 2000, XP is a professional file searching utility for finding information on your hard drive fast and efficiently. When searching the contents of files Agent Ransack displays the text found so you can quickly browse the results without having to separately open each file! Features regular expressions that allow complex rule based searches, Immediate contents results view, Various wizards to walk the user through the searching process. New: WinXP shell extension bug fix. See Homepage for more info--
PDF Explorer beta 1.4 :  1.6Mb  Homepage
Don't have Adobe® Acrobat® ? PDF Explorer for Windows 95/98/NT/2000/ME/XP is a PDF file management software and image extraction tool. Fast and effective placement in a database file of Filename, Title, Subject Author and Keywords fields of all your PDF files present in any folder or disk. Batch Tools are now implemented. Three tools are developed: Rename Filename as Title, Extract Images, and Export Grid Fields to csv, txt or htm. Possibility to change the appearance of grids, colors and font in preferences. Automatic extraction of all the images contained in the file for better manipulation or export, using an internal viewer. PDF Explorer can also scan within ZIP files. See Homepage for full features--
Handy File Find and Replace v1.2 :  362Kb  Homepage
This tool for Windows 9x/2000/XP will help you quickly Find and Replace Text in as Many Files as you want! Case sensitive Find and Replace, Diverse File Filters, Different Search Attributes, Robust Regular Expressions with extended syntax give you full control over complex text processing in all the desired files with a few clicks. The ability to create an HTML listing of the files which contain processing text fragments makes it a highly valuable tool for web masters and web coders--
dsSHA v1.02 :  7Kb  Homepage
This utility for Win9x, NT4, ME, 2000, XP produces SHA-1 digital file signature. Like CRC or MD5 it can be used for detection of file tampering by viruses, hackers, etc. and integrity verification of copied or downloaded files. dsSHA is so small that it could be simply included in distribution packages. dsSHA is fast, dependency-free and does not need things like MFC or VB. dsSHA can also work in command-line mode, saving signatures without any GUI dialogs--
JoneSoft File Splitter v1.7.0 :  912Kb  Homepage
A File Splitter program for all 32bit Windows versions that includes all the features that most others leave out. You can split files to any size you wish, and restoring is simply a matter of running the restore (BAT) file created when the file is split, or, for total control, you can restore using the File Splitter program. Integrated with Windows Explorer to allow even more flexibility. Full install/uninstall support--
File Informer v1.2 :  305Kb  Homepage  or  Here
Adds a Tooltip to Windows Explorer that shows extended information about files of several types in popup window : graphic files (supports 17 image formats) - image dimensions, color depths; audio files (mp3, wav)- play time, sound parameters, author and composition name; executable files - description, version, company name. For Win 9x, NT, 2000--
OpenExpert v1.30 :  583Kb  Homepage
Ever have the problem that you frequently use a file type with more than one application while you can only associate one application with that file type? This utility for Windows 9x/ME/NT/2000/XP adds an "Open with" item to the context menu when you right click a file, giving you the option of opening it in any app you choose without changing the normal registered file association. FREE for personal use--


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