SOS Uploads Mothers' Day 2004


Son Of Spy

Happy Mother's Day,

Recovering from Fried Hard Drive syndrome last Thursday.
Something like that can ruin your entire day...8^P

Fortuanately 4U I had even backed up my NEW FREEWARE BOOKMARKS if I could only persuade Anycities
to send my password I could update that site.....grrrrr.

Into every life a little rain must fall...
(why is my life more like a 24/7 monsoon?)

37 New Files Listed May 9th 2004

123 AudioVideo Merger ~1.1Mb
Want to merge those audio or video files that are divided in a lot
of parts into a single file? For this work, we propose 123 Audio Video
Merger. With 123 Audio Video Merger you can do this quickly, in 3 easy
steps: # Choose the files you want to merge # Adjust the order in wich
the files will be joined # Merge the files to a single file

32-Bit-SUBST ~16Kb
Creates drive-letters for any folders on your harddisk. Useful to
create virtual drives e.g. on laptops. Allows easy removal of all
virtual folders (= Visual 32-Bit-SUBST-Command) Limitations: •
SUBSTed-drives don't operate 100% in networks • Some copy-protected
CD-ROMs check for the physical presence of a disk... • Volume-Label is
always identical to the host label. • vSubst just creates a virtual
drive like the old subst-command - nothing more or less.

A-Toolbar ~1.7Mb
A true "kitchen sink" multi-app desktop toolbar Metasearch Web
catalog Latest news Feed (RSS) reader Spam remover Links manager
Applications manager Language translator Dictionary Clipboard history
Personal Information Manager Agenda with world clock Reminder Currency
converter Quotes (stock symbols) SMS Password keeper Password revealer
Weather forecast Memory defragmenter System information Popup killer
Fill form Horoscope Love calculator Dating calculator Games Network
tools Telnet SSH Proxy Ping Trace DNS lookup Port scanner Finger WhoIs
IP2Geo Sniffer Server monitor URL tools Submit url Url info Link
popularity Position analysis Keyword density Related links

Background Magic ~3Mb
Background Magic is like magic, turning YOU into an accomplished
web graphics designer in minutes. You can easily create unique web page
backgrounds and left border backgrounds that express your mood and
taste. Make matching buttons with text that says what you want it to,
not just the closest thing you can find. And there's much more!

Bandwidth Meter ~1.7Mb
Bandwidth Meter 2001 is a compact freeware program to monitor your
TCP/IP network connections to provide averages of speed, and cumulative
download reports from up to 8 network adapters simultaneously. Version
2.0 now has a brand new, less bulky interface, and the ability to
monitor every adapter in your system that has an IP address, including
but not limited to Cable, DSL, and LAN cards. Bandwidth Meter 2001 has
many new features along with features from the previous version. Old
features include the ability to alert you in different ways when you
pass a certain download or upload point, the stopwatch, and the
Bandwidth Analyzer. New features in this version include a built-in
trace route, and a TCP Connection Monitor -- See what's going on behind
the scenes. In addition, the send/receive icon has been modified for
easier viewing. We're also using a new installer which should fix some
problematic installations.

CleanCache ~397Kb
Internet Explorer 6.0 and Windows XP cleaner. Features: It will
delete the following items ? Temporary Internet Files and index.dat ?
Internet Explorer History and index.dat ? Internet Explorer Cookies
(with selective save) and index.dat ? Typed URLs (with selective save) ?
Internet Explorer Form AutoComplete (using either CleanCache 2.0 built
in AutoComplete deletion or by using IE's built in function) ? Recent
Documents ? Start Run History ? Search History ? Windows Temporary
Directory ? Registry MRUs ? Recycle Bins ? Create additives to delete
user specified files/directories and registry entries

Desktop Calendar ~2.4Mb
#Sits on the Desktop for easy access. # Very simple and easy to
use. # Doesn't clutter up your taskbar or system tray. # Keep track of
important dates like birthdays or deadlines. # Be alerted of events when
you turn your computer on. # Display a different Wallpaper picture every
month. # Drag the calendar virtually anywhere on the screen. # Customize
the colours to match the rest of your desktop. # Import \ Export CSV
files from Outlook. # An 'Every Year' option for Birthdays etc. # Does
NOT need 'Active Desktop' to be enabled. More Wallpaper packs HERE: Or make your

dexpot ~424Kb
Creates up to 20 virtual desktops. # Individual windows can be
moved or copied among the virtual desktops # Every virtual Desktop is
totally indepent from the others and can have individual wallpaper and
icons # On Windows 2000 and XP you can easily set all windows
translucent to the degree you wish # Desktop Manager switches desktops
quickly and unnoticed and offers many more useful features # Hotkeys can
be freely definied to switch virtual desktops extremly fast and execute
most other important functions of Dexpot # With Desktop Slideshow it is
possible to determine a period of time and Dexpot will switch desktops
automatically when the time is over. Free for personal use

DupeLocater ~176Kb
FAST* Leaves the others in the DUST. Here's how it works * Open a
My Computer window, and DupeLocater * Drag the folders you want to
search from My Computer into DupeLocater. * Click the Search Button. *
DupeLocater will search the directories, and all their sub-directories.
Then it will display a duplicate file list. * Drag the files out of the
duplicate list, and drop them anywhere you want. Into a viewer, into
another folder, or into the trash bin. * Be careful!You can drag a lot
of files, from all different folders this way! It can be very
challenging to undo!

eTextReader ~411Kb
This program lets you read plain text files - e.g. eTexts as
provided by Project Gutenberg - in a book-like manner. ie it
autoscrolls. Window size, font style and font size are selectable; page
breaks are inserted automatically. You can set bookmarks, find words or
phrases, or edit the text with a simple internal text editor. A table of
contents can be created automatically. RTF and HTML files may be
imported and selected files can be opened from zip archives. The new
version 1.8.2 features a 'Find text in files' tool, page history as in
web browsers, and other new options.

Everest ~2.2Mb
Updated AIDA32 now Liteware. See my pages for original uncrippled App.

FileInfo v1.2 ~304Kb
Shows extended information about files of several types in a small
popup window. For 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.

FolderBox ~898Kb
displays additional folders in the lower part of Explorer, which
enables your to display the contents of two folders at once. You can
set-up and configure up to five FolderBoxes over the tab sheets of the
FolderBox extension. Additional drives and folders are now just a mouse
click away. You can even use FolderBox inside Internet Explorer!

GX:Transcoder v1.84 ~17Mb
GX::Transcoder (formerly GermaniXEncoder) is a universal audio and
video file transcoder. You can transcode audio files into many formats:
OptionFrog, Ogg Vorbis, rkAudio, Speex, VQF, WavPack, TTA ,WMA, Shorten,
AC3, PCM, GSM, ADPCM, VOX, G721, G723, G726, uLaw, aLaw, DSP, Raw PCM,
Monkeys Audio, AVI (Audio), AIFF, AIFR, AU, SND, MOD, Bonk and video
filetypes mpeg1, mpeg2, avi with all installed codecs and wmv (supports
VCD, SVCD and DVD Extensions). The Transcoder also has a Cue-Cutter, WAV
and MP3 Transformer for var. sound effects, a player and a audio
recorder. What's New in This Release: ? MP4, M4P Tagging mit FAAC 1.24
Beta ? Support now the Compaact! MP$4 Audio-Encoder

HandyRecovery ~548Kb
Handy Recovery is an easy to use program designed to restore files
accidentally deleted from a hard disk or a diskette. The program can
recover files damaged by virus attacks, power failures and software
faults. If some program does not use Recycle Bin when deleting files,
Handy Recovery can restore such files. It can also recover files moved
to Recycle Bin after it has been emptied. With Handy Recovery you can
browse the content of your disk like you do it in Windows Explorer. The
only difference is that you see deleted files and folders along with the
regular ones. Deleted files are marked with special icons. This helps
you easily find the file that you need to recover. Recovered files can
be saved to any disks accessible on your system. You can also restore
the full branch of folders tree containing selected files and folders.
Along with the main file data, the program can recover alternative data
streams which are used on NTFS file system to store additional
information about files. Handy Recovery works under Win
95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003 operating systems. The program supports all
Windows file systems for hard and floppy drives including FAT12/16/32
and NTFS/NTFS 5.

ICollect ~193Kb
This is a global Icon collector, extractor and converter::
(English) * Fill in a grid with all icons from .EXE, .DLL and .ICO files
* Save icons as icons or as .BMP to any directory. * "Return to Original
directory" features, allows collecting from anywhere, and saving in the
needed (where your sources are) place.

KPlan ~1.9Mb
A truly superior Personal Information Manager! Helpfile:

LinkLaunch 2.3 ~561Kb
Make page and site navigation simple and intuitive for your users.
Choose between CGI or JavaScript development methods. The list appears
as a drop-down menu from which you can select one item. On clicking the
'Go' button you are automatically taken to the appropriate URL. The
links can be between different sections in the same page, between pages
on your site and between sites.

Monitor Calibration Wizard ~771Kb
Monitor Calibration Wizard is an easy-to-use tool for calibrating
the colors displayed by your monitor. Most monitors have flaws, they may
be too dark, too bright, or they may have a color tint like green or
blue. All these problems can be easily fixed through Monitor Calibration

Mr Tech Sytray ~147Kb
MR Tech Tools Quick UnInstaller Quick JumpList Internet Explorer
Download Accelerator Change Windows XP Prefetch Setting Change IE Proxy
Settings Alpha-Numeric Phone Number Converter Sort Text Lines File
Lister Save/Print Screenshot or Window File Cleanup File Cleanup
Scheduler Temp, System & Prefetch File Cleanup Internet Explorer File
Cleanup Netscape & Mozilla File Cleanup Opera Cache Cleanup
Miscellaneous Shutdown, Restart, Logoff, etc. Stop Common Services
Reboot/Program Logging Save/View System Information Command-Line Options
Change your Wallpaper

MWSnap v3.0 ~643Kb
MWSnap is a small yet powerful Windows program for snapping
(capturing) images from selected parts of the screen. Current version is
capable of capturing the whole desktop, a highlighted window, an active
menu, a control, or a fixed or free rectangular part of the screen.
MWSnap handles 5 most popular graphics formats and contains several
graphical tools: a zoom, a ruler, a color picker and a window spy. It
can be also used as a fast picture viewer or converter. MWSnap does not
require installation and does not need any special dlls, drivers or
system files which can mess up your system.

Pablo Commander ~124Kb
Most features of the original Norton Commander like copy, move,
delete and dual pane views. - Look and feel of Windows Explorer. - Full
drag and drop support. - Customizable toolbar. - Multi threaded file
management by using shell API for most operations. - Changes to file and
folders from another programs will be immediately reflected in the views
of Pablo Commander. - Context menus just like Explorer. - Compare the
contents of two folders. - Integrated FTP client (including FTP to FTP),
view/open files and folder just like your local files/folders. -
Intelligent addressbar to select folders, execute programs, connect to
ftp sites and almost every other Windows Shell action.

Path ~195Kb
Path is the latest re-invention of Windows Run menu, plus several
extra commands missing from it. This application uses very little system
resources and minimizes to the system tray. Replace the standard Windows
"Run" menu, with a more efficient one. Access all areas of your system

Pathbuddy ~491Kb
Pathbuddy lets you define hotkeys for selecting folders in almost
any program's Open & Save dialog (as well as Windows Explorer).
Normally, when you open a Save dialog, you need to navigate to the
folder that you want to use, which can often be annoying. Pathbuddy
allows you to switch the dialog to any of your favorite folders
instantly, by simply pressing the WinKey + a custom letter/number. So
for example, if I wanted to save a file in C:\Testfiles\stuff\etc\ - I
could just press WinKey+W on my keyboard to switch the dialog to that
folder. If you don't want to remember all your shortcuts, you can press
WinKey+A at any time to bring up a list that allows you to simply select
the folder.

Phonedeck ~1.5Mb
One-click add or edit address entry Quickly access any address
Switch between two alternate views # Dial a phone number or launch your
email application with a single click on an address entry. # Addresses
can be locked to prevent its accidental deletion. # Redial last number
function # Quick Dial and Quick Email lists. You can add up to 10 phone
numbers and 10 email addresses to a quick dial and quick email list,
then dial a number or send email faster, without even having to navigate
to the address entry. When you add a new address, some of its fields can
be filled automatically. For instance, most addresses you will be adding
will probably have the same "Country" and "City" fields. These can be
pre-filled automatically for you when you add an entry.

Powerbullet ~2.5Mb
Powerbullet Presenter is specifically designed for creating
multi-page presentations that are commonly used in electronic sales
brochures and catalogues, splash screens, slideshows and student
projects. Or you can create a self-running show, specifying delays on
each page, or you can link the timing to the sound attached to each
page. For information kiosk functionality, you can specify a full-screen
mode, which works with most modern browsers. Whenever you publish your
creation, a self contained executable file is also created which you can
play from any windows PC. New record facilities make it easy to add a
narrative, and in self-running mode the page timing is automatically
synchronized to the voice track.

Quicktime Alternative v1.32 ~7Mb
QuickTime Alternative will allow you to play QuickTime files (.mov,
..qt and other extensions) without having to install QuickTime Player. It
also supports QuickTime content that is embedded in webpages. The
QuickTime plugins include iPIX and QuickTimeVR. The QuickTime Browser
plugin supports Internet Explorer, Opera, Mozilla and Netscape.
Features: - Media Player Classic - QuickTime codecs -
QuickTime DirectShow filter - QuickTime plugins - QuickTime Control
Panel - QuickTime Browser plugin

ResBuilder ~541Kb
Like Resource Hacker on Steroids! * Automatically converts 32Bit
..bmp files into .png files * Displays DOS Header and NT Header *
Supports Addition and Deletion of Resources * Supports creating Blank
Resource files allowing authors to create Icon sets, Localization dlls,
or any type of resource only file they wish * Icon Groups and Cursor
Groups * Automatically extracts all resources to temp directory * XML
style string table display that allows for editing and displaying
multiple languages * Version information is updatable * Colorizing
images by Type, Group, All, or a single image at a time * When
extracting from a Visual Style images for each Color Scheme are dumped
to a folder with the name of the Color Scheme in the temp directory *
Drag & Drop Support * Double Clicking on an image opens it up in the
default editor for that image type * Copying images to clipboard *
Replace Resources in memory * Built-in text and hex editor * ResBuilder
is still Freeware

Rivatuner ~1.1Mb
Rivatuner is one of the (if not the) best Tweak Utilities available
for NVIDIA GeForce and ATI Radeon based videocards. RivaTuner is the
most powerful tweaking utility for NVIDIA and ATI display adapters
running under Windows 98 / Windows 98 SE / Windows ME / Windows 2000 and
Windows XP. The purpose of this utility is to give you access to all the
undocumented features of Detonator and Catalyst drivers. Drivers have a
lot of undocumented registry entries. Some of them don’t affect
anything, but there are some that are very useful. In general, they
cannot give you big performance boost but they can improve image quality
and solve some compatibility problems. RivaTuner will help you to change
all undocumented registry entries. It supports all versions of
Detonators (now called ForceWare) drivers under Windows 98 / Windows 98
SE / Windows ME (Detonator 5.08 or higher under Windows 2000 / Windows XP).

System Safe Monitor ~547Kb
English Help file: System
Safety Monitor (SSM) is an application-firewalling tool ie: a "Sandbox"
(it is not a "firewall" in traditional understanding, so there shouldn't
be any conflicts with your network firewalls). SSM controls which
programs are running on your computer and what they are doing. For
example, SSM can prevent so called "DLL Injection". Also, SSM will
notify you whenever a program you want to start was modified. In
addition, SSM can constantly check your registry and alert you, when an
important modification was made. Features # Allows you to control which
programs and applications can be opened on your computer. Alerts you
whenever a program, you want to run was modified. # Allows you to
control calls to some OS functions which is used in "DLL Injection" and
Keystroke logging utilities. # Prevents unauthorized code-injection
activity, so no application will be allowed to use another legitimate
one for malicious activity. # Allows you to control which programs are
allowed to start other, and wich cannot be started by others. For
example, you may allow your browser to be started only by Explorer.exe
but not by any other untrusted application. # Offers a choice of two
modes - User and Administrator. In Administrator mode you can set your
preferences to control programs. Access to this mode can be protected
with an encrypted password to prevent anyone changing your settings. In
User mode no changes can be made to your settings. # Supervises changes
to important registry keys when installing new programs. # Will block or
alert on any attempt to change guarded registry keys. # Allows you to
control which programs run at system startup. # Maintains a list of
running applications and allows you to terminate any application
immediately. # Allows you to block specific windows (including websites)
from opening. # Can be set to run automatically on system startup.

Texefex 2.2 ~750Kb
Texefex creates gradient text effects for your documents or
webpages. You can use rainbow colors or create custom gradients. The
output is in HTML or RTF format, which can be used in applications like
Word, Powerpoint, Outlook. Texefex is the ideal tool to spice up your
documents, presentations and even webpages.

Ultrashredder ~434Kb
UltraShredder V1.5.0 Shreds Files by overwriting them 100 times
with random characters, saving it to disk each time, and then bypasses
the recycle bin. If the file were to be recovered by a restoration
program, they would only be able to see unintelligible characters on
disk where the file used to be. The program is very small with a minute
memory footprint, and makes no changes to your system registry
whatsoever and comes with uninstaller.

Volume Hotkey XP ~12Kb
Multimedia functionality for standard keyboards • Use "Setup"-Menu
for installation/deinstallation • Designed for Windows ME/2000/XP •
Minimal memory load

Web Time ~350Kb
Web Time 2.0 has several features including: Alarm Settings,
Connect and Disconnect, Show/Hide (in system tray) Enable/Disable, Make
shortcuts to Startup Group and Desktop, set the day of month to
automatically reset the timer.

XPSysPad ~304Kb
XP SysPad is a launcher which makes access to Windows system
utilities its specialty. All of the prime Windows system info and
utilites such as the individual control panel applets, can be launched
with the click of one button, which makes it easier than hunting around
the explorer pane or waiting for menus to fold out. For convenience, it
also can minimize itself to the system tray. It launches over 100
functions in all! The program is very small with a minute memory
footprint, and makes no changes to your system registry whatsoever and
comes with uninstaller.

Zerotracks ~679Kb
ZeroTracks gets rid of all the leftovers that are scattered all
over your local drive during normal computer work and after every time
that you connect to the Internet. Temporary files, history information,
download information and cookies are all handled by ZeroTracksT. recycle
bin, clipboard memory, downloaded program files directory, temporary
files directory, most recent used file list, swap file and recent
network drive list. Gone from the web so Son Of Spy uploads 4U.*Change
filename from .zip to .exe *

Zip Repair Lite ~510Kb
A free utility that will repair corrupt Zip files. "Zip Repair"
creates an error free backup of your original file for instant access.

All of the above listed on my "What's New" page...

Happy downloading everybody!


Son Of Spy


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Son Of Spy

Henk said:
Son Of Spy wrote on 9-5-2004 :

A happy Mother's day to you too :)

Would it be possible that you, when you have some time left, activate
the link to my pages again on your ACF-tour page? TIA

With kind regards,

It's done. :)



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Son Of Spy said:
Happy Mother's Day,
GX:Transcoder v1.84 ~17Mb
GX::Transcoder (formerly GermaniXEncoder) is a universal audio and
video file transcoder. You can transcode audio files into many formats:
OptionFrog, Ogg Vorbis, rkAudio, Speex, VQF, WavPack, TTA ,WMA, Shorten,
AC3, PCM, GSM, ADPCM, VOX, G721, G723, G726, uLaw, aLaw, DSP, Raw PCM,
Monkeys Audio, AVI (Audio), AIFF, AIFR, AU, SND, MOD, Bonk and video
filetypes mpeg1, mpeg2, avi with all installed codecs and wmv (supports
VCD, SVCD and DVD Extensions). The Transcoder also has a Cue-Cutter, WAV
and MP3 Transformer for var. sound effects, a player and a audio
recorder. What's New in This Release: ? MP4, M4P Tagging mit FAAC 1.24
Beta ? Support now the Compaact! MP$4 Audio-Encoder apparently doesn't appreciate your link to this utility. "Stop
stealing our links- no offsite linking."

Looks like a handy piece of software- thanks for mentioning it in your post.


Son Of Spy apparently doesn't appreciate your link to this utility. "Stop
stealing our links- no offsite linking."

Looks like a handy piece of software- thanks for mentioning it in your post.


Thpoilthportth. ~17Mb

Page fixed.



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Frank Delamarre

Son Of Spy said:
eTextReader ~411Kb [...]
The new
version 1.8.2 features a 'Find text in files' tool, page history as in
web browsers, and other new options.

"UPDATE: The beta version 1.8.3 includes text import from MS Word
files, OpenOffice/StarOffice Writer files and simple XML files,
fullscreen mode, a clickable progress bar, redesigned menu and
options, more color options, extended font size range, and other
improvements and bug fixes."
BTW, this beta version is from July 2003 and works OK. Programme
appears to have become abandonware though.


Arne Anka

Begin I alt.comp.freeware, sa Son Of Spy utan att tänka först:
Happy Mother's Day,

You're 3 weeks to early... at least here ;0)

Arne Anka

Men det värsta är inte själva baksmällan,
den verkliga pärsen börjar när gårdagens
oundvikliga sanningar börjar rullas upp för en...


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