Not sure what's eating your system's memory? Recently installed an application and now your system runs like a tortoise? It's a malware perhaps but how would you know? We have a software for you that might help. UserAssistView
is a portable application that finds which programs are being run behind your back on your PC. It is developed by Nirsoft, a renowned developer for making light weight, simple and highly efficient programs for its users. This multilingual application provides useful information regarding different aspects of all the applications currently eating your computer’s memory. Read past the jump for details.
We recently covered an app, Easy File Hider
, worth $1.99, which allows you to change the visibility attribute of a file to Hidden
. In the spirit of hiding things from the world and anyone who uses your Mac, here is a little tip to keep files from appearing in Spotlight search and in ‘All Files’ in the Mac Finder. The fact is, hidden files will be visible if you’ve enabled Mac to show them in Finder. They can be searched for from Spotlight, and if you were to view All Files in Finder, they will be listed with their respective file types. Hiding folders and their contents from Spotlight and All Files involves nothing more than a quick visit to the System Preferences.
splits, merges and indexes multiple chrome windows and tabs with only a click on the button in the toolbar. With it, you can toggle between one and many windows and split or merge windows to occupy the whole screen, with different workspaces. A double-click creates two workspaces, a triple click creates three workspaces, and so on. A single click merges all windows into a single window. Layouts are created from right to left, so users should try getting used to the fact that the main window will always move to the top right of the screen. Moreover, this Chrome extension also offers users with a tab indexing feature.
Are you working on a sound editing or music production project and hate to search through millions of tiny musical pieces every time you want to use them while the track is being produced? It happens quite so often that while mastering the final product, you need to mix a slew of pre-recorded sequences with audio track to get the required sound, but finding the right set of sequences out of huge library is not easy, even if they are properly classified into groups.
is a freeware which lets user create a collage in JPG format of all specified images. It indexes all the images into one, albeit indexing is comprehended differently, here it is simply referring towards creating a huge image which shows all the specified images in thumbnail size or of whatever size you choose. Despite being an image index creator, it also allow users to insert the image file name with its respective image in index image.
is an ad-supported index tool for your website or blog. The application claims to provide instant results to webmasters seeking to have their sites indexed by popular search engines. According to the product developer, the tool will deliver results within 1-5 hours. It will submit your link to more than 100 well-ranked resources. Additionally, it will also ping each link to alert search engines (Bing, Google, Yahoo! etc) about their presence. Finally, the tool also establishes back-links, enabling your site to improve its ranking.
Picasa is a great photo organizing tool, some might disagree. If you are using Windows OS, then Windows Live Photo Gallery is also a good alternative. But there is one software that has recently grabbed my attention, it is a free opensource photo organizing tool called My Photo Index. It is a simple-yet-powerful photo organizing too that is both flexible and easy-to-use.
You can import the pictures from your hard drive or a digital camera and organize them according to their categories and tags. You can also rate the pictures, which can help in distinguishing between professional and amateur photos. Read More
BlueMirror(formerly known as Octopus) is a free software for Windows which you can use to index all CDs and DVDs, making them easily searchable later. You can search all indexed data at once saving you a lot of time, especially if you have a large CD and DVD collections.
Note: The latest release comes with a new feature: ability to index external hard disk. Read More
Before I begin, let me explain how Index.dat can be a potential privacy threat to you. Index.dat files are hidden files on your computer that contain all tracks of your online activity, where have you been on internet, what sites you visited, list of URLs, files and documents you recently accessed. Index.dat Analyzer is a free utility through which you can find, view, examine and remove all information that you think preaches your privacy. It can also come handy if you want to keep a check on your kids and family members. Read More
When you perform a search in Windows 7 or Vista, files that were deleted earlier may show up in Search results
because the Indexing Service needs to update its records. The time frame may vary from one system to the other. In case search still continues to show deleted files, or if it does not show files that exist in the system, the indexing service may be out of date. It maintains an index of your computer's files in order to make searches faster. If you do a search for a specific file and it doesn't show up, your index may need to be rebuilt.