Monitor System Uptime with Task Manager

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Open Task Manager and click the Performance tab.

Make Windows Vista & Windows 7 Work in the same Network

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If you’ve got a home network which has computers with both Windows Vista and Windows 7, then this guide will be of interest. It shows how to configure the network and sharing settings on both operating systems so that you can easily share and access files across your network.

Sharing Between Windows Vista and Windows 7 Computers

Easily add sports schedules to Outlook/Google Calendar

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MySportsCal.com makes downloading professional or collegiate sports calendars in .CSV or .ICS format a snap. Play ball !

MySportsCal

Stream Music over the Internet with Windows Media Player 12

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Windows Media Player 12 has a pretty cool feature which allows you to stream your entire music library over the internet. With just a few settings, you can listen to the music stored on your home computer directly from work.

Streaming Your Windows Media Player 12 Library Over the Internet

Update Microsoft Security Essentials

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If you’re use MSE, click on the arrow to the right of ‘Help’ then ‘About MSE’. If you’re using any version other than 1.0.1959.0, click to upgrade or visit the MSE Homepage

Create Advanced Mind Maps & Presentations with VUE

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VUE – Visual Understanding Environment is an open source tool which mixes mind mapping with presentations. Therefore, you can make both a concept map and a presentation with one tool, without having to use Powerpoint. It reminds us of Prezi. The main difference is that this tool is free and can do more.

VUE – HomePage | Download Page (requires sign-up)

SpywareBlaster by Javacool Software

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We’ve been using SpywareBlaster for years and it compliments any existing anti-malware application that you may use. A truly tiny, free, unobtrusive app that works. A paid version offers auto-updating, $9.95 for a year.

From Javacool:

“Why SpywareBlaster? Spyware, adware, browser hijackers, and dialers are some of the most annoying and pervasive threats on the Internet today. By simply browsing a web page, you could find your computer to be the brand-new host of one of these unwanted fiends!
The most important step you can take is to secure your system.
And SpywareBlaster is the most powerful protection program available.

Multi-Angle Protection

  • Prevent the installation of ActiveX-based spyware and other potentially unwanted programs.
  • Block spying / tracking via cookies.
  • Restrict the actions of potentially unwanted or dangerous web sites.”

Download SpywareBlaster v4.2

Sweet Firefox Icon and Wallpaper

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Firefox icon pack by shaeffer007

Firefox wallpaper by IQEye

7 Cool Desktop Gadgets for Windows 7

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If you don’t know which are the latest must have desktop gadgets for Windows 7, check out this roundup from 7 Tutorials. They’re proposing gadgets which allow you to tweet straight from your desktop, monitor wireless networks, stay in touch with the latest RSS updates, facebook your life away, etc.

Top 7 Desktop Gadgets for Windows 7

Recover Instant Messenger Passwords with MessenPass

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If you’ve forgot the password of your instant messenger account or you just want to crack your girlfriends password, use MessenPass. It works with: Windows Live Messenger, Yahoo Messenger, Google Talk, ICQ Lite, Trillian, Digsby and many other clients.

MessenPass Download Page




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