Bits Monitor is a small FREE utility that displays BITS (Background Intelligent Transfer Service) activity. Bits Monitor can be downloaded from here
SpeedFan is a program that monitors voltages, fan speeds and temperatures in computers with hardware monitor chips. Michael Pietroforte author of the 4SysOps blog wrote a review of the SpeedFan utility. Read the entire article here
So often you find yourself with a technical problem and after long searching you might come across a Microsoft Knowledge base article. Especially with new products so called quick fix engineering updates are provided on a regular basis, so I was wondering how do you get to know about such QFE’s ?. I finally came across the KBUpdate.info website which is scanning the Microsoft Knowledge Base every night.