Best Freeware Tools to Enhance and Customize your Windows 7

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Windows 7 Specials is a part of my . The purpose of this post is to introduce you with the Best Freeware Tools to Enhance and Customize Windows 7 .

  1. CSMenu - restores a “classic” look to Windows 7 by installing a companion Start menu on your taskbar.
  2. Logon Changer for Windows 7 – Simply takes a JPG file (256K or less, so be sure to re-size and compress) and applies it to your logon background
  3. Windows 7 System Recovery Discs – Can repair damaged files, restore System Restore points, and even pull in full backups for restoration. Continue reading

500+ Free Software to Make you the Windows Puppet Master

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You are here and you are sad because your Mac friends are mocking you everyday? Seriously!? Let me help you become the ultimate puppet master of Windows. This long post of freeware are here to make your Windows Super Charged without costing any money. Yes all for free! Proceed to the listing of software that will make you the Windows Hero and you will save the day. Go and show off your friend that you can almost do anything and everything on your Windows for free.

This post has been divided into multiple posts due to it’s ongoing length. Now it is separated into multiple software categories for easy navigation. Only 3 software listed from each section to keep this post short, Follow the detail links to Discover more. Feel free to suggest more freeware at the respective posts

Whats New!

  • Added Windows 7 Specials
  • Added Portable Applications Suite (s)! yeah
  • Removed some software because they are no longer freeware
  • Split this topic into multiple posts

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Automatically Backup your Data into your USB Drive

Do you always need to take backup of your important data in your USB Drives so that you can take it to meetings, clients or at home and your forget it. Then I am going to share a handy tool with you by which you can schedule the backup of your important data according to your requirements.

To Schedule Automatic Backup of your Data, you need to download a free tool SyncBack Freeware V3.2.19.0.

Now Install the tool and Launch it. It will ask you to create your Backup Profile as shown in following figure.

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Best Freeware Digital Photo Organizer software for Windows

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Digital photo management software is designed for people who want to organize and share personal and family photos, but they don’t want to spend a lot of time editing them. Addition to that helping you browse and sort through your image collection, they also allow you to catalog your media with keywords, descriptions and categories. These tools usually do not offer pixel-level editing capabilities such as Adobe Photoshop or Corel Graphics suite, instead they provide easy, one-click corrections plus printing and photo sharing features. Here are the best free digital photo organizer software at your fingertips. Continue reading

Best Adobe AIR Twitter Desktop Clients

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Twitter is become the most popular micro-blogging platform now a days and yes many of us preferred different kind of twitter clients. Some prefers desktop based twitter applications specific to Windows, Linux or MAC and some of us prefers web based twitter applications. Those are mostly platform specific twitter desktop clients, so they depends on target operating systems. Then came Adobe AIR platform, provides a common ground for most popular operating systems to build rich desktop clients, they act similar on multiple operating systems with common interface. Now there are a variety of Adobe AIR platform based Twitter Desktop Clients, lets take a look at the most useful ones. Bare in mind these Twitter Desktop clients requires Adobe AIR framework to be installed in your system before they can start working. Lets take a look at them..

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Prevent MySQL sql injection attacks using GreenSQL database Firewall

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SQL Injection, yes It’s often happens around the web. In fact in real life example a lot of Content Management systems were affected by this weakness. Technically there was no software to protect or check SQL queries for suspected activity. Recently an open source software called GreenSQL offers a firewall solution for MySQL queries. It’s an Open Source database firewall used to protect databases from SQL injection attacks. GreenSQL works as a proxy for SQL commands and has built in support for MySQL. The logic is based on evaluation of SQL commands using a risk scoring matrix as well as blocking known db administrative commands (DROP, CREATE, etc). GreenSQL is distributed under the GPL license.

How it works?
GreenSQL acts as a reverse proxy for MySQL connections. It means, that instead of MySQL server, your applications will connect to GreenSQL server. GreenSQL will analyze SQL queries and forward them to the back-end MySQL server. Maybe this diagram will help you to understand the concept of it Continue reading

Digsby – Socialized Instant Messenger and Notifier

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There are a lot of multi protocol messengers around such as Pidgin, Miranda and Trillian. Yet this new piece of work beats almost every other messenger on the scene. Digsby is not only a multi messenger client, it also integrates various social networking services and e-mail notification protocols. Yes it’s finally possible to have your facebook, notifications, myspace notifications, gmail alerts, hotmail notifications and yahoo mail notifications. For E-mail notifications it can archive, make a email read and delete without leaving the messenger. Facebook chat is available and also it’s easy to post updates to your twitter account. It comes with a variety of options and skinned interfaces. Lets look at the messaging features:

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