Category Archives: freeware

Diagnose your network and view network packets with Microsoft’s Message Analyzer

Microsoft’s Message Analyzer enables you to capture, display, and analyze network traffic.   This software even allows payload rendering in order to see pictures and other data. Download Here

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Going to take a certification that involves binary?

Going to take a certification that involves binary? Here’s a quick tutorial~ Let’s say you are given an IP address of 192.168.1.135 in an answer. What is this number in binary? Here’s what you do. Take a simple key to … Continue reading

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Google Earth Pro is now FREE

Google Earth Pro is now free.  Get your license here.  Download Pro here. Although the link says free trial, it is now free. You can now capture videos, measure distances including areas, print up to 4800 x 3200, import addresses and … Continue reading

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Using a GPS to perform a Wi-Fi survey

It is important to perform a wi-fi survey so that you can determine not only the perfect place to locate your access point or bridge but to gain an understanding of the channel co-existence challenge you may face.  With wireless … Continue reading

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Best Free Wi-Fi Tools

One of the best wi-fi tools you have on your Windows based computer is netsh.   Netsh can be used to find out information about wi-fi. Open a command prompt and you can use these tools… netsh wlan show networks … Continue reading

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Configuring WDS to extend your wireless network

Want to extend your network and make it more reliable and robust? Note:  IP addresses and MAC addresses in this demo are in a controlled lab environment Here’s what you will need – Two routers with the same firmware Preferably … Continue reading

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How to tie your cloud storage services together

How can you tie your cloud storage services together?   It’s actually easy if you use MultCloud.   MultCloud ties together all of the most popular cloud storage services so you can upload files to multiple sites through a single … Continue reading

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See who’s on your wireless network – SoftPerfect WiFi Guard

Want to see who is on your wireless?  SoftPerfect’s  WiFi Guard is freeware that scans your network, both wireless and wired and it also inventories connections on your network. Before setting up WiFi Guard, inventory your computers, printers, routers, TVs … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Toolkit for IT Professionals – GE Geek Toolkit

I discovered GE Geek through Rick at What’s On My PC.  GE Geek is a resource like no other.  The time and dedication to linking and uploading the thousands of resources at GE Geek is commendable. The best feature by far … Continue reading

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OPSWAT Gears – Manage your devices’ security remotely

Have mobile devices, servers and need to monitor these devices remotely?  OPSWAT Gears allows you to monitor your computers remotely – update antivirus software, discover compromised devices, manage threats and more.

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MySQL Wworkbench – manage your MySQL installation

If you are a beginner or an expert, MySQL Workbench is a must have if you have installed MySQL.  The community edition allows you to Start/Stop your MySQL instance, write queries, monitor performance and has dozens of other features. With … Continue reading

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Free-Windows Server 2012 R2 Technet Document -7970 pages

Want to know how to be an administrator of Windows Server 2012 R2?  This 7900+ page document has everything you want to know about Microsoft’s latest server.  Included in this massive manual is- Technical Scenarios Install and Deploy Windows Server … Continue reading

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Windows Hotfix Rollup with 90 updates for Windows 7 and Server 2008

The Microsoft Update may show that your computer is up-to-date but you may be able to improve system stability and performance with these 90 updates for Windows 7 and Server 2008 with a hotfix that was released earlier in 2013. … Continue reading

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How reliable is your Windows 7 computer?

You can use these command line tools to take a quick short-cut to your reliability monitor and other performance tools. perfmon /rel   Lets you review your computer’s reliability and problem history. perfmon /report Collects performance data for 60 seconds … Continue reading

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Security Onion- IDS, NSM, and log management

What if you want an IDS system that monitors malicious activities and provides you with logs (Network Security Monitoring) and graphs to help protect your network?  And what if you want an easy setup that provides you with information that … Continue reading

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Microsoft Surface Pro-ready for manufacturing, business and industry

The Microsoft Surface Pro has proven to be versatile in the workplace.  Mr. Arnold our Industrial Maintenance instructor uses the Microsoft Surface Pro to connect to nearly a hundred PLCs, motors, robots and other industrial components. So why is this … Continue reading

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Installing Linux Lite – A mini review

Home users that ONLY check email and use very few other programs may consider replacing their OS.   Linux has made an exceptional gain over the past several years with a Programs (Add/Remove) component and with hardware drivers. To see … Continue reading

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AlphiMAX PTP Estimator provides an excellent way to align your wireless antennas

Need an excellent program to estimate your wireless bridges from building to building?  AlphiMAX provides an excellent online program to estimate your wireless links. Sign up is easy and fast.  The PTP Estimator requires that you have the Latitude and … Continue reading

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Defending your network with Snort for Windows

When you hear about Snort, the De facto of Intrusion Detection Systems, you think of Linux.  Snort offers a Windows setup and signatures that can be used with any operating system. Snort should be a dedicated computer in your network. … Continue reading

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How to guard your wireless network and see intruders

100% credit goes to Bill Mullins for sharing this information. (BillMullins.wordpress.com). Softperfect has some of the best freeware for Windows.   With Netscan you can see devices on your network and find information about the  devices.  Now with their software … Continue reading

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