The updates/patches released by Microsoft have two types: Hotfix and Service Pack. Hotfix is a special solution that Microsoft releases for a specific system vulnerability or security issue, which comes with strict naming, frequent release and large quantity; Service Pack is a large collection of Hotfixes, which contains all Hotfixes released before its release date. If you want to know what patches installed in your Windows, there are two ways:
Continue reading WinUpdatesList – List all Windows Updates you have installed
Two possible situations make you want to take a look at the users information in your local area network (LAN):
- The speed of Internet connection becomes slower and slower, and it was no use giving many tries like modifying DNS, optimizing network
- To check whether there is a potential attacker
This time, we can use Wireless Network Watcher – a tiny and free local wireless/wired network connection scanner & viewer from NirSoft.
Continue reading Wireless Network Watcher – Check who are using your wireless/wired network
RunAsDate is a tiny tool developed to eliminate the limitation on use time of many shareware before registration, in order to make them keep in the state of trial all along, never expire. We can understand it like this: RunAsDate can ‘freeze’ a shareware with trial mode, and make it always run at a specific date/time every time it starts. In this way, we can make a trial software long live the new flesh. Continue reading RunAsDate – Run a program only in specified date/time
You may be very clear about which websites your web browser is visiting, but how about the URLs your commonly used programs are accessing? Without a tool, we would lose our bearings about this. Luckily, there is HTTPNetworkSniffer such kind of network packets sniffer, so we can get these hidden information with ease.
Continue reading HTTPNetworkSniffer – Capture and display HTTP request/response package for website analysis
WebBrowserPassView is a tiny freeware made by Nir Sofer, used to view almost any account information (URL, account and password) of any websites stored in all major browsers. Certainly, passwords for e-currency payment such as these with complex encryption can not be viewed here, they are unreadable code at most. Continue reading WebBrowserPassView – Find lost username & password stored in web browsers
WifiInfoView is a tiny and handy free app written by the world famous independent developer Nir Sofer for quickly scanning, viewing and analyzing all possible information about the wireless networks searchable (available) near your location.
Continue reading WifiInfoView – Tiny and handy Wi-Fi info scanner
As Windows’ fatal, non-interferential system error – this is often referred to be system crash, Blue Screen (AKA: Blue Screen of Death, BSoD for short) – it’s just as classic and famous as Windows OS itself!
Continue reading BlueScreenView – Blue Screen of Death’s all details viewer