There are many download managers in the market now such as Internet Download Manager, GetRight, FlashGet and etc which comes with many advanced features. For the first time Microsoft has created a free download manager software which supports pausing and resuming downloads.
Microsoft Download Manager is very lightweight and basic as well. As basic as it is, Microsoft Download Manager comes with multiple parts parallel download sockets for faster download and it is meant to only download file from HTTP protocol. It also doesn’t install any plugin to the browser to auto detect for file downloads. To download a file using Microsoft Download Manager, you will have to click on the New download icon at the top right of the program and paste the URL of the file that you wish to download.
The settings window allows you to configure the destination folder where the file will be saved when finished downloading. It also has numbers of maximum retries and retry interval. You can also set the maximum number of connections and the maximum is 16. If your connection uses Proxy, then head on to the Proxy tab to configure proxy address and port. Is compatible with Windows 7, 2003, 2008, Vista, XP with SP2.
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Routers are very common nowadays because with only one device, the Internet connection can be shared and computer can be networked without hassle or much configuration. Other than that, routers also provides an extra layer of protection which keeps the computer directly connected to the Internet which gives hacker a better chance of hacking in to the computer. The only problem with using a router is it must be configured correctly to work. Once you have got the configuration right, most router provides an option to backup the configuration to a local computer so you can restore the settings back if you should perform a factory reset.
The backup file contains a lot of important information such as login and password but fortunately they are encrypted to prevent from anyone easily stealing the password information. If you forget your router password or even the login information to your broadband, you can use RouterPassView to decrypt the router backup file to display the login information.
RouterPassView is a free and portable application where you can just load the router backup file either by drag and drop or from the File > Open Router Config File menu. If RouterPasswordView can support the decryption, it will display the login information instantly. Currently only a few router brands and similar models are supported but many routers uses the same chipset which gives the program a wider support for more routers.
Unix has a philosophy of using one tool for only one job. Unlike Windows where people prefer to make all in one application that can do multiple things together. If not carefully coded, the program will end up unstable causing crashes and unwanted problems. Although many media players such as Windows Media Player, Winamp, foobar and etc has its own playlist manager, here a free application that is just meant to create playlist.
Playlist Creator enables you to create playlists of your precious music within seconds. The composition and creation of a playlist is quite intuitive: Add all desired files, enter a name for the playlist and select its save location. Hit the create button and one moment later your brand-new playlist is ready. You don’t have to recreate your playlist every time you want to make changes to it. Just open the existing playlist file, make the changes you want and save the playlist. It’s as simple as that!
Playlist Creator also supports combining or merging multiple playlist that you had before with the new one by clicking the third icon at the right hand side which says Add Playlist. There is also file type filters where you can set Playlist Creator to add or not to add to the playlist. If you find that the list being ordered in alphabetical is too boring, you can set it to shuffle the playlist items.
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We have previously covered a tool called GameSave Manager where you can use to backup and restore the saved game. Losing the saved game is something that you cannot afford because you would have probably spent many hours to get there you are now in the game. Starting the game all over again is just a waste of time and motivation. GameSave Manager only allows backing up saved game data locally and here is another application which is even better.
GameAnywhere is able to synchronize game saved data and your game settings as well. This is useful if you have a bunch of key bindings and it can be restored whenever you reinstall the game. You can sync the game from your computer to a USB flash drive or vice versa. Other than that, another special feature is it supports online game backup which means you can store your saved data online and if you go to a cybercafe, you can restore your game like your home computer.
It is able to automatically detect the game that is installed on the computer, portable which doesn’t require installatation, add custom games if it is not support and most importantly it is free and open source. GameAnywhere requires .NET Framework 3.5 and above to run and support Windows XP, Vista and 7.
Here is yet another free license giveaway from WinX for a Blue-Ray decrypter software. Blu-Ray is the latest technology in media disc which is way better than DVD that gives more space and also provides better movie quality. The movies are as usual being protected with an encryption called AACS, BD+ copy protection of Blu-ray Discs. If you own a Blu-Ray disc and would like to create a backup of the BR or BD, then you will first need to decrypt it and then only proceed to backing up.
One of such application that can help anyone to decrypt Blue-Ray disc and backup is by using WinX Blu-Ray Decrypter. It can also help you to backup your DVD into your hard drive and store as m2ts files. Region code is not a problem because the decrypter is compatible with all BD media and works perfectly with all BD drives. The result of the backup is of a good quality and works very fast. The user interface is simple to use with only a few clicks to start the decrypt and backup process.
WinX Blu-ray Decrypter normally cost $49.95 but you can get a free license of it by following the steps below:
1. Download WinX Blu-Ray Decrypter http://www.winxdvd.com/download/winx-bd-decrypter.exe and install.
2. Run WinX Blu-Ray Decrypter and when asked to register the software, enter the following reg name and reg code.
Reg Name: Blu-Raygiveaway
Reg Code: WinXBDD-2009-1216-1231