Here are some
very useful utilities for general use
Things change rapidly on the web.
If any of these links fail, tell me.
(cleans up E-Mail)
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favorite is Unwrap This little utility cleans up copy and pasted material.
The most useful way I have found for its use is cleaning up E-Mail.
E-Mail messages often contain little arrows on the left. This program
removes them. Also when you have copied material and the lines don't
wrap properly, this can be cleaned up also. Let me demonstrate. This
first picture is an e-mail that I copied into Word. You can see the
second picture (below) shows the Unwrap program. The upper section
shows the material before cleaning up. The bottom section shows the
material after cleanup.
last picture shows how the material is copied into Word after cleanup.
here to download the program from Windows
Utilities.com. Look for Unwrap You can also search the web for download
sites or download the
program from my site if the web sites are not available.
version as of this writing is 2.1.53 so check if there is a newer
(expanding files so they can be used)
we are on the subject of Unzipping, I like 7Zip. The industry satndard
is PKZip. I find it harder to use.
You can get it here.
I happen to like Filehippo for downloading as I find it to be easy
to use and does not slam you with other programs and junk. Click the
green button at the top right. I also like that FileHippo does not
cunfuse you with a lot of download buttons for junk addons.
is a program that reveals all the details about your hardware. Run
it and save the results. Print it out and save it with your documentation
for your computer. When you add or upgrade software run it again to
have the latest data.
to me in 2019: HWiNFO
that claims similar to Belarc: Will try it later.
many people usually think about system information tools when they
encounter problems with their computers, these programs can help in
a variety of situations. For example, the details may be useful when
installing new hardware or software, tweaking a computer or planning
upgrades. HWiNFO32 is one such tool, which is available free of charge.
It is designed to extract and display as much information as possible
about a computer system. HWiNFO32 supports the latest standards, technologies
and components in the industry.