NirSoft unveils NetworkUsageView 1.0
June 28, 2017 – 10:51 | Comments Off on NirSoft unveils NetworkUsageView 1.0
NirSoft unveils NetworkUsageView 1.0

NirSoft has released NetworkUsageView, a handy portable program which displays some of the applications that have been using your network over the past few hours, days or weeks.
Details available include the app name, description, the …

Display live system stats on your taskbar with XMeters
June 20, 2017 – 08:25 | Comments Off on Display live system stats on your taskbar with XMeters
Display live system stats on your taskbar with XMeters

XMeters is a free-for-personal-use system monitor which displays live CPU, RAM, network and drive stats directly on your taskbar.
The details include CPU utilisation by core, hard drive read and write rates, network upload and download …

Take control of Windows 10’s built-in network usage monitor
May 6, 2017 – 08:19 | Comments Off on Take control of Windows 10’s built-in network usage monitor
Take control of Windows 10’s built-in network usage monitor

Monitoring which apps use the most network bandwidth can help you spot resource hogs, malware and more.
If you’re using Windows 10, you don’t have to install any complicated network software to make this happen. The …

Ping multiple IPs simultaneously with Ping GUI
May 1, 2017 – 09:36 | Comments Off on Ping multiple IPs simultaneously with Ping GUI
Ping multiple IPs simultaneously with Ping GUI

There are endless graphical Ping tools for Windows, and we’ve probably tried more than our share– but could Ping GUI win us over, anyway?
The program offers plenty of plus points. It’s portable, open-source, and the …

Desktop Dimmer takes Electron-based RAM-hogging to a whole new level
March 1, 2017 – 08:15 | Comments Off on Desktop Dimmer takes Electron-based RAM-hogging to a whole new level
Desktop Dimmer takes Electron-based RAM-hogging to a whole new level

We’ve always been fans of ultra-lightweight programs, anything which measures its RAM requirements in kilobytes rather than megabytes.
Other people see that as old school, and in some ways they have a point. If your PC …

SysGauge is a comprehensive PC performance monitor
February 24, 2017 – 18:21 | Comments Off on SysGauge is a comprehensive PC performance monitor
SysGauge is a comprehensive PC performance monitor

SysGauge (32-bit) is a highly configurable system and performance monitor for Windows.
At first glance the program looks much like any other monitor gadget. Click the CPU, memory, disk or network counter, its current, average and …

Sysinternals unveils Sysmon 6.0
February 17, 2017 – 08:29 | Comments Off on Sysinternals unveils Sysmon 6.0
Sysinternals unveils Sysmon 6.0

Microsoft Sysinternals has shipped Sysmon 6.0, a powerful system monitor for Windows.
The new release can log processes which are accessing other processes, a simple way to detect automated Mimikatz-like credential dumping.

TCP Monitor Plus is a portable network toolkit
February 13, 2017 – 07:43 | Comments Off on TCP Monitor Plus is a portable network toolkit
TCP Monitor Plus is a portable network toolkit

Portable network toolkit TCP Monitor Plus has had its first update since 2015, adding a snapshot feature and some handy display tweaks.
The program opens with a scrolling graph of network traffic, and assorted low-level stats …

LightBulb reduces eye strain by shifting screen gamma over time
January 31, 2017 – 15:06 | Comments Off on LightBulb reduces eye strain by shifting screen gamma over time
LightBulb reduces eye strain by shifting screen gamma over time

LightBulb is a f.lux-like application which smoothly adjusts screen gamma to make colours seem warmer at night, reducing eye strain and making your PC more comfortable to use.
Install the program and it goes to work …

NetWorx 6.0 no longer freeware
January 1, 2017 – 16:19 | Comments Off on NetWorx 6.0 no longer freeware
NetWorx 6.0 no longer freeware

SoftPerfect has updated its network monitor NetWorx to version 6.0.
The big change, in line with other recent SoftPerfect updates, is that NetWorx is now only available as commercial software.

Monitor file and Registry activity with MultiMon 3.0
December 12, 2016 – 13:40 | Comments Off on Monitor file and Registry activity with MultiMon 3.0
Monitor file and Registry activity with MultiMon 3.0

Resplendence Software has released MultiMon 3.0, the latest edition of its Process Monitor-like troubleshooting tool.
The program displays real-time reports on a host of system activities, including file system actions, Registry reads/ writes, application launches, thread …