ToolTip: AppTimer

Just found this nice little FREE Utility. AppTimer from PassMark Software will run an executable a number of times and time how long it takes for the application to reach a state where user input is being accepted before exiting the application. AppTimer can be downloaded from here

ToolTip – less misérables (MSI file extractor)

Today I found a nice utility that allows you to easily extract individual files from an MSI package. The tool is called “less miséreables”. it’s a kind of a funny name, but it does the job. To extract a file, simply launch the utility, select the file(s) you want to extract and click on the extract button. Of course the same can be done by using the MSIEXEC command from the command line as shown Read More …

ToolTip – Image Resizer

Just surfing a bit on the Internet, i get a Skype call from our friends who live in Perth Australia and asking me how to reduce the size of pictures before sending them via e-mail. If you have Microsoft Office 2007 installed, images can be easily resized using the build-in export function.   An easy to read step by step guide for Microsoft Office Picture Manager can be found on the Towson University site. Another Read More …

For those who liked Norton Commander

Remember this one ? Yes it’s the famous Norton Commander. I’ve been using it until we moved to Windows NT. A newer version was released that worked for Win96 and NT, but it looked a bit like they’ve had just dumped the NC in a “Window” In the mid 90’s I was working with an external application developer, who always carried a tool called the Windows Commander with him on a floppy. The Windows Commander Read More …