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Ever wonder what kind of technology makes a certain website work? Does it use WordPress? What kind of web server (Apache, IIS, etc)? What programming language is it written in (.NET, PHP, etc)?
Sitonomy is a free service that helps you understand the various components of a website, such as hardware, software, advertising, programming languages, and lots more. Check it out!
Autostart Explorer digs deep into the registry to find all files that autostart.
Windows Surface Scanner is a free utility that allows you to scan your hard drive for bad sectors and other types of errors. Even though hard drives have become much more reliable over the last decade, there are still many times when you will end up with a dud. It’s similar to chkdsk, but a lot faster. Also, it does not fix problems, only reports errors.
Toogle will search Google images and return the most popular result in all text. FunFunFun.
As this is our only post today, we’d like to wish our US based readers a happy, healthy Thanksgiving !
From MS MVP Blake Handler comes another great list, chock full of interesting and useful tools and tips for Windows 7.
If you’d like to add an extra layer of protection between your computer and the web, OpenDNS is free and easy to set up. Features include adult content filtering, anti-phishing/anti-malware technology, black/whitelisting and parental control. Fully documented, OpenDNS has paid versions for schools and businesses. Thanks for the tip, Dave !
Has your computer been running slow lately? Overloaded registry? Or too many programs? Not enough RAM? Page file completely fragmented? There are a tons of reasons why your computer can be a hundred times slower than when you first bought and there are a lots of ways to make it faster. Check out this article that lists 99 ways to speed up your Windows PC.