ToolTip: Microsoft Download Manager

If you’re looking for a simple to use Download Manager, have a look at the Microsoft Download Manager. It does not have that many specialized features as many other download managers out there, but it’s a nice FREE and simple to use tool. You must install the software, but it only uses about 1.3 MB. The Microsoft Download Manager can be downloaded from here

ToolTip: Fiddler HTTP Debugging Proxy

During an Application Compatibility webcast I attended recently the presenter mentioned the Fiddler Tool. There are many network traffic monitoring Tools out there, but if you are just after capturing HTTP traffic, this one should get your attention. Fiddler is a Web Debugging Proxy which logs all HTTP(S) traffic between your computer and the Internet. Fiddler allows you to inspect all HTTP(S) traffic, set breakpoints, and "fiddle" with incoming or outgoing data Fiddler is FREE Read More …

ToolTip: AM-Deadlink

Within our daily life in IT we often find interesting sources of information on the internet or on our company intranet. So after a while, most of us typically end up having a large number of Bookmarks. In my case these are 1168 items. Yesterday I cam across this nice FREE tool called AM-Deadlnk. With AM-Deadlnk you can check your bookmarks and find out if these are still valid. The utility is smart enough to Read More …

How to download a browser on Windows7 E

As a response to the European Antitrust Commission, Microsoft will strip the Internet Explorer from Windows7 SKUs aimed for European markets. For end users this means that unless the hardware vendor has a browser pre-installed, which is going to be very unlikely, users must install a browser themselves. So how to download and install a browser if you don’t have a browser to access the internet? The geeks among us would probably use an ftp Read More …

20 Years World Wide Web

On March 13. 1989 Tim Berners-Lee provided the foundation of the world wide web. Read more about 20 years of web @ the CERN 20 Years WWW anniversary site or watch the 20 Years WWW video.