is a command line application developed by Nirsoft for exporting data from offline registry file located on another disk drives. It is also capable of exporting registry keys and values from corrupted registry files, which comes useful in instances when you are unable to export registry file or even access it from Windows build-in registry editor. It requires two or three parameters to be passed for performing the operations correctly.
is an application from Nirsoft, which can be used as an alternative to File Types
option of Windows. The application is intended to bring ease in managing all the registered file types and extensions under one window.
Windows has a build-in utility for checking and modifying the default network route called route.exe
, which can only be used in CLI based environment. Considering the need of having simple interface to view routes, NirSoft's NetRouteView
is a free portable application, which is a GUI alternative of Windows route
utility. As user-friendly environment is always preferred, it displays all the routes on your network in multiple columns. The informatory columns provides information like; Gateway, Mask, Interface IP address, Protocol type, and lot more.
is another useful application from NirSoft which lets you change multiple attributes and meta information of all sorts of files which mainly includes; Last access, Modified , Created date, etc. It comes useful especially to keep track on files having different dispersed attributes by allowing user to edit files’ properties. For instance; if you’d need to change the file(s) attributes copied/moved on specific date, changing each property is a tedious job, you can change the meta information (properties) stored in them by making use of this application.
Most (almost all) wireless routers allow users to backup the router configuration to a file, so that it can be imported later in case of any problem. But what if you have forgotten the password or the wireless network key and need to recover it? This is where RouterPassView
comes handy, and yes, it is developed by Nirsoft.
What happens when your application crashes or fails to work due to compatibility or any other problem? You receive a simple dialog message in some cases and that’s it. What if an application closes unexpectedly without any warning?
What happens when you have multiple codec packages installed? It causes a nightmare making it difficult to pinpoint the exact codec that is causing the problem. Many codecs have compatibility problems with other codec packages. Read More
Whenever you open a folder in Windows, the settings are automatically saved in the Registry. ShellBagsView
is a small portable tool developed by NirSoft that can display all folder setting saved by Windows.
is a small portable tool developed by NirSoft which can display detailed information of each and every user profile in Windows. Useful for system administrators who want to find information of all user profiles quickly.
The Windows Device Manager is basically a Control Panel applet that lists down all the hardware attached to the system, and shows useful information about their IRQ ranges, driver version, driver type etc. Using this applet, one can easily temporarily disable any attached hardware, update its driver, and permanently remove it from the list. If you're tired of the same old Device Manager which is now even included in the latest Windows 7, and looking for a simple standalone device manager, have a look at DevManView
. Developed by NirSoft, it displays all devices and their properties in a simple list view. It is organized like a table where you can see each and every hardware device property.
Did you ever forget your wireless network password? Or maybe you want to recover the keys of the wireless network in the office or at your friend’s apartment.
is a free portable tool for Windows that allows you to instantly recover your lost wireless network keys. It has been developed by Nirsoft, the same guys that bought you OpenFilesView
, and Asterisk Logger
among many others.
Just extract the zip file and run the program, it will list all the networks and their keys in a simple list view.
Many applications store your password behind an asterisk (*) for security purposes. But these passwords can be viewed by using many security tools. Asterisk Logger is one excellent utility that lets you view your hidden passwords of all applications installed in your computer. The best thing is that it’s free and easy to use unlike other tools. Read More
Are you getting any one of these errors when you try to delete or move a file,
- Cannot delete or move [filename]: There has been a sharing violation. The source or destination file may be in use.
- Cannot delete or move [filename]: It is being used by another person or program. Close any programs that might be using the file and try again.
These errors are caused when the process is locked down. Closing the file or killing the process is the best method here. Read More