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Free Vertigo comics

Received an email from DC Comics today letting me know issue one of Madame Xanadu was available in PDF format as a free download.  I checked it out and it pointed me to a list of free issue one Vertigo…

TightVNC

Originally published June 28th 2002. Like most computer obsessed users I have a home server running at home. It handles my internet connection, stores my files and hosts my web, FTP, email, Certificate and VPN servers. No matter where I…

MechCommander for free

Available for free are the original MechCommander, MechCommander Gold and MechCommander 2, as well as the manuals. I have fond memories of these the first time around and they’re a great addition to the growing list of free PC games.…

PDF Forge

Everyone needs to create a PDF file at some point for distribution, archiving, whatever.  The open source and free way to do it elegantly and simply is to use PDF Forge.  Installs as a printer driver and has lots of…

VLC Media Player

This is a multi platform media player, completely open source and full of playback goodness.  I was thrilled with in on my Pocket PC, and it’s ready for fourteen other platforms. VLC Media Player

Paessler PRTG Traffic Grapher

No, not for calculating the best way to work during rush hour.  PRTG Freeware Edition is a relatively simple way to monitor up to three devices for bandwitdh usage, such as your router (internet traffic), server or suspected issue. PRTG…

Security-Ops Apps

A nice and tidy one page collection of free security related programs, including anti-virus, firewall and anti-spyware. Security-Ops

Restoration

This is a very nice simple undelete utility, in the vein of the old DOS command. It brings up what you can try and retrieve, you select the files and that’s about it. No install needed, just run the EXE.…