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Create System Restore Point With One Click

Windows System Restore has saved my skin several times in the past, when I have installed beta software that crashed my system, the restore points have helped to recover my system back to a earlier point, making it usable once again.

If you have never bothered to create system restore points, here is a guide to get you kick started with creating restore points in Windows XP and Vista, however we also came across a really useful utility that will allow you to create restore points with a single click.

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Monitor System Resources

A system is made up of several components, including your CPU, memory, hard drives, network cards and more. Monitoring each of this components separately can be quite a pain.

The Moo0 SystemMonitor is a handy utility that will help you monitor several components from a single interface, providing users with information about CPU, Memory, Network and detailed HDD usages.

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Search and Replace Strings In Multiple Files

There are several times when you may need to search and replace strings in multiple files, however doing so manually can be quite cumbersome, if the volume of files you have to replace is large.

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A tool called Search & Replace Plus will allow users to replace strings in multiple files at once, you can select the directory and specify which types of files you want to change. Currently this software only supports a single mask type and the usage of wildcards is limited to the filenames itself, so you have to provide file mask in *.extensionname format, for example to replace strings in text files use *.txtusing *.* and *.tx* will not work.

If you are looking for a really simple utility to search and replace strings in files, this utility should fit your needs, however it does not support advanced functionalities.

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Simple Startup Manager for Windows

If your Windows PC boots up very slow, it may be due to the fact, that there are several unwanted items that are scheduled to automatically startup with Windows.

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Most of the software that automatically run on startup are not actually added by users themselves, many software installations do that automatically.

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Windows Whois Lookup Client

Whois lookup is a domain service that allows users to find detailed information about a website, including the registrant, owner address, creation date, expiration date and so on.

Linux users can lookup Whois information directly from the command prompt by using the command whois domain name, however Windows users would require to use a online service to lookup information for websites.

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Missing Attachments PowerToy For Outlook

There may several oops moments in your email sending history, where you send out a email stating that you have attached some files, however in a hurry you completely forget to attach files to the email.

Such moments lead to embarrassments when you receive a reply saying that the attachments were not included in the message.

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Copy Files To Multiple Folders At Once

In our earlier free copy paste replacements for Windows article, we had listed several tools for making copy pasting easier, however one tool which we did mention was Piky Basket, which is no longer free.

The main feature of the application was to allow users to copy or move files from multiple locations or folders to multiple folders.

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Hard Drive Monitor

Hard Drives are constantly in use, reading and writing data continuously, however hard drive crashes can definitely send you into a frenzy, unless you keep regular , so monitoring hard drives becomes a important part in your day to day PC life.

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But how do you monitor hard drives? The answer is not hard, you can monitor hard drives with a useful utility which is called Hard Drive monitor.

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iCalcy: iPhone Calculator for Windows

We have told you above several calculators for windows, some as better calculator for windows to a really advanced calculator which can help you with your Algebra homework.

iCalcy is another calculator application, which also excels in the looks department by cloning the looks of iPhone and iPod touch calculator.

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Record Skype Calls With Skype Call Recorder

Skype Call Recorder is a application which which automatically recorders all your Skype conversations and conferences. It saves Skype conversations in compact and widely used format – mp3 files. This tool records P2P Skype calls, SkypeOut calls, as well as calls to Skype Online number.

After installing, Skype Call Recorder sits in the system tray and monitors Skype calls, it will automatically start recording when you start conversations.

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