Adobe Acrobat, IE4 Tweaks, RegEdit Extension, ATA Info, CDROM Info,
EZDesk, TXT2WEB, Windows Annoyance, EZ-Join/Split, exe2cab
STUFF (for Windows95 users)
- This program needs no introduction. But for the benefit
of those who have yet to try it, WinZip brings the convenience
of Windows to the use of ZIP files. TAR, gzip, Unix compress,
LZH, ARJ, and ARC files are also supported. WinZip features
an intuitive point and click interface for viewing, running,
extracting, adding, deleting, and testing files in archives.
Also supports decoding of UUE and Base64 files. Optional
virus scanning support is included. Essential if you download
anything off the internet, for the files are most likely
to be compressed in zip format. This is a utility that should
be a part of EVERY Windows 95 Explorer.
- Catch-UP is a Web-based software updating service that
automatically searches for the newest versions of many popular
Internet-distributed software applications and hardware
drivers. The Catch-UP Scanner helper application runs with
your browser to generate a custom list of software updates
and corresponding download sites.
- Norton Utilities
- Norton Utilities is one of the better all around system
utilities for DOS/Windows platform. Get a copy today...
you'll never regret it!!
- Microsoft Windows 95 PowerToys
- This freeware add-on for Windows 95 contains a series
of "PowerToys"-- UI enhancements for advanced
Win95 users-- that can be easily added to your installation
of Windows 95. These enhancements were developed by members
of the Microsoft Win95 team, and are being made available
to Win95 users at no cost. Note that these are not part
of any shipping retail product, and therefore are not supported
through any official support channels. Use "at your
own risk". Definitely worth downloading!!
- Windows 95 Resource
- This is a comprehensive help file that is included in
your Windows 95 CD-ROM. If you have the floppy disk version,
you can still download it from Microsoft.
Find the file in the following folder on your CD-ROM:
Look for win95rk.hlp
and copy it to your hard drive for easy access.
Be sure to copy the file win95rk.cnt
to the same directory you copied the help file to, if
you want to have the contents menu as well.
- Windows 95 Registry
- Try mentioning the word Registry on the Windows 95 Technical
Support telephone line, and the support technician that
you are speaking to will tell you in no uncertain terms
that Microsoft isn't supporting that feature to end users.
Besides, they try to convince you that you'll trash your
entire system if you so much as attempt to edit one single
Registry entry. And yet, it is the one single feature in
all of Windows 95 that brings total system control to the
The Windows 95 Registry FAQ is Kent Daniel Bentkowski's
attempt to fill in a fantastic void of information from
Microsoft. So go ahead - download the file!! It won't
hurt to learn a little more about the internal plumbing
of your system. Besides, it's a help file, and it won't
hurt your system a bit if you decide not to try any of
the things listed in there.
Until further notice, send an e-mail request to the following
address, to receive the Windows 95 Registry FAQ: regeditFAQ@aol.com
- GetRight is an essential download tool for users who are
frustrated by their downloads being interrupted just as
it's almost finished!! GetRight has a resume function for
sites that support resume, thus ensuring that you don't
have to download everything all over again. A definite must
if you've ever experienced the frustration of having to
start a download all over again because you've been disconnected,
or the server time-out, or the download was interrupted
in any way.
- ICQ is a revolutionary, user-friendly, Internet program
that tells you who's online at all times. No longer will
you search in vain for friends & associates on the Net.
ICQ does the searching for you, alerting you when friends
or colleague sign on. With ICQ, you can chat, send messages
and files, play games or just hang out with your fellow
'netters while still surfing the net.
If you have ever wondered if any of your friends or relatives
is on-line at the same time as you are, and you want to
chat with them right there and then, then you should give
this program a try. Visit Mirabilis for more details or click
on the above link to go straight to the download page.
Also available for download at all good software archives.
- LockerGnome is an excellent site with software reviews,
computer related news, tips and other fun stuff. It is a
good source of information if you're constantly on the look
out for programs that'll make life a little easier. This
site is an all-rounder, with something for everyone. Access
each edition on-line periodically or have it sent directly
to you via email by subscribing. Visit LockerGnome today
for your monthly dose of updates.
- iName is a free email forwarding service. The concept
is that you might change your email address many times,
but you never have to deal with the hassle of informing
everybody when that happens. Because the email address you
give people will be one provided by iName, all you have
to do is give people your iName address and iName will automatically
forward all incoming emails to your current email address.
So all you have to do is just inform iName of the change
of email address. Alternatively, iName also provides a web-based
- The fastest and easiest-to-use image viewer available
for Windows 95 and Windows NT that I've ever seen. ACDSee
is two tools in one. A full-featured image viewer quickly
displays your images in high quality. The image browser
lets you efficiently find and organize your images. Image
formats supported: BMP, DCX, GIF (including animation),
IFF, JPEG, PCD, PCX, PIC, PNG, PSD, TGA, TIFF (including
multi-page) and WMF. If you ever need an image viewer, this
is the one to get!! Available for download at all good software
archives, or click on the above link to visit ACD Systems
Ltd for more info.
- XingMPEG Player is a software tool for the decoding and
playback of MPEG audio and video files. The XingMPEG Player
brings full screen, full color, full motion MPEG video and
high precision, stereo audio to the desktop. The Player's
basic compression has advanced to cover a wide range of
playback capabilities. The new XingMPEG Player not only
plays MPEG files from hard drives and VideoCDs, but now
also plays MPEG files from local file servers and the latest
The XingMPEG Player supports the following file formats:
MPEG (MPEG, . MPG, .MVI, .MPE, .MPV),
MPG audio (.MPA and .MP2),
MPEG video (.MPV),
Whitebook VideoCD 1.0 (.DAT),
Whitebook VideoCD 2.0 (.DAT), and
Whitebook CD-i (.DAT).
- A very popular irc client. Ever wonder why I never use
any other irc client, or even bother to try others?? If
you're looking for a good irc client with a lot of features,
this is the one you want.
- HyperTerminal Private Edition
- HyperTerminal Private Edition is a more powerful version
of the HyperTerminal program that comes in Windows 95 and
NT 4.0. This version has a built-in telnet client far better
than any other I've seen or used to date. Visit Hilgraeve for more details
or click on the link above to download.
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