TeamViewer, a remote desktop sharing utility, establishes connectivity
with any PC or server. You can remote control a PC as if you were
sitting right in front of it. Remote access to another computer is via
a web browser. There is no need of ActiveX etc, it uses Adobe Flash 9.
Browser based 1:n presentations require a free TeamViewer account. The
freeware version lets, participation of upto 2 persons during a
session. File transfer transfer, copying of files and folders are
possible from and to a remote partner even while behind firewalls and
blocked ports. TeamViewer assures a very secure solution.
TeamViewer 4 can be downloaded at
A manual can be browsed at Manual at
XXCLONE can help make a self-bootable clone of Windows system disk.
Unlike disk-imaging tools which treat a disk as a collection of
sectors XXCLONE views a Windows disk as a collection of files and
directories. And, with a few exceptions, its access to data on the
disk is carried out as a logical (file) access operations using the
standard Windows file I/O Application Program Interface (API). Its
features include: Supports common internal disk drives (IDE, SATA,
SCSI); Operates in regular Windows environment, no need to go to DOS;
Supports all 32-bit Windows (95, 98, ME, NT4, 2000, XP); Can restore
the self-bootability in many cases; and supports external USB/
FIREWIRE drives. The freeware version does not support any of the
incremental backup options, every clone operation is carried out afresh.
XXCLONE v0.58.0 for Win NT, 2000 or XP can be downloaded at
An FAQ can be browsed at http://www.xxclone.com/ixclnfaq.htm
Note: XXCLONE is not recommended for daily backup use
ArtWeaver is a freeware Photoshop alternative to simulate natural
brush tools. ArtWeaver, while lacking the advanced features of
Photoshop, has several of the same basic image editing tools and even
a similar interface. Artweaver offers a clear program window which can
be used without training, almost immediately. The features of
ArtWeaver include: Simple selection of pre-defined brushes with
different settings like size, angle, opacity, etc, these can be
changed to suit one's needs. The Color palette offers an intuitive and
precise color selection. The structure of the surface for the brushes
can be simulated by selecting a paper texture; and to achieve maximum
of reality while painting the Expression feature lets individual
adjustment of pen tablets for various parameters.
The 8.85 MB Artweaver v0.5.7 can be downloaded at
An FAQ can be browsed at http://www.artweaver.de/index.
and a tutorial at http://www.artweaver.de/index.
You could try the 2.9 MB DriverMax for Windows XP,
2003, 2000, and
QUOTE TO MULL ABOUT
A man can fail many times, but he isn't a failure
until he begins to blame someone else.
-- John Burroughs
February 28, 2009