Tag Archives: Tools

Cabinet files – extract options

Ok, you got a cabinet file (.cab –> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cabinet_(file_format)) but you cannot extract it via (Extract.exe/Expand.exe). What now? Firstly, try 7-Zip –> http://7-zip.org/ Secondary, try Uniextract –> http://legroom.net/software/uniextract Thirdly, try Unshield (*NIX) –> http://www.synce.org/oldwiki/index.php/Unshield Finally, use Installshield resp. download the … Continue reading

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BinHex vs. Windows

You got an email attachment with an DOC/PPT/XLS etc. extension but when you open it via Microsoft Office you get an cryptic output and the first line of that document tells you this: (This file must be converted with BinHex … Continue reading

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Windows Server 2008 Installation via an USB Stick

Your Server have no DVD-Drive built in but the possibility to connect a USB Stick? Then install Windows 2008 Server via an USB Stick! 1.) You need an 4GB USB Stick or bigger. Info: 2.) Check if you have Diskpart.exe … Continue reading

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Windows: GUI for Robocopy

You are not the Command Prompt/Batch freak and would like to have some handy tool for using the robust copy tool Robocopy? Microsoft offers two programs (Robocopy GUI and RichCopy) but here is a great alternative (German language only – … Continue reading

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Update: ‘Snipping’/Screen capture tool for Windows XP (Vista/7 too)

I mentioned earlier in one of my posts (LINK), that Snippy is a great lightweight screen capture tool, but now I found a great/maybe better alternative: PrtScr

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Benchmark your browsers

Computer magazines, news and browser developers tell you which browser is faster or slower than the other. How they know that? And are there any handy tools so that you can test it on your own? Here we have some … Continue reading

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Partition, Split or Divide your Screen

In times of bigger and bigger screens you get into trouble using the new ‘space’ efficient and ergonomically. Windows 7 will have some kind of Screen splitting feature (drag the normal window into the left or right side of the … Continue reading

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