Q-Dir is another great free portable program that I use everyday to manage and sort files in Windows. Q-Dir will save you tons of time transferring and managing files within windows. Q-Dir works just like your regular Windows file explorer except you can have up to 4 window panels at a time!
Q-Dir makes your files and folder easy to manage.
Fast and easy access to your hard disks, network folders, USB-Stiks, floppy disks and other storage devices.
Q-Dir is a good file manager with an amazing Quadro-View technique.
Q-Dir does not have to be installed and can be executed easily from the desktop, and can be carried on a small usb-stick or other memory device.
Here are the best portable MP3 players for Windows that I use everyday and all for different reasons.
All of these free portable MP3 players for Windows fill a certain niche for me. They can all be put on a USB drive and none of them need to be installed.
The 1by1 Directory Player is the best MP3 player if you are a person that just keeps all your Mp3 files in a few folders. Because of this it is very quick and convenient as all you do is point the player to your folders and you’re ready to go.
1by1 Directory Player is light and fast and takes me less then a second to launch the program. The benefits of the 1by1 player is that you can see all of your MP3 files in a glance and you can sort, shuffle play and repeat directories in a flash without much worry about setup.
Here is a free portable file association program that I use every day! Coffee, the program’s name is a program I cannot live without.
Coffee allows you to carry your file associations to ANY windows computer you go to so you can have all the files open up in the programs you want them too whenever you double click them!
System Requirements: Windows OS
Cong_ Rating: 4.5/5
Installation Required: None
This is a great free app for Windows that will auto hide your mouse cursor which can annoy you when doing things such as gaming.
The app is called AutoHideMouseCursor and is portable so you don’t have to install it but just run the file.
If you own a PC with Windows and need a free but good antivirus and antispyware piece of software, your best bet is AVG Free. AVG has been around for years and is quite good for a free program.
AVG antivirus is for non-commercial use and features the following:
Here is a pretty good free uninstaller that I use called Revo Uninstaller. What I like most about this uninstaller is that it also comes in a portable version which means you can run it directly from a usb drive without installing the software. Continue reading
A problem with many laptops these days is that they are fast but are programmed by the manufacturers to slow down under certain conditions. This is called throttling and is done for many reasons such as to keep the heat down or extend battery life.
The problem with throttling such as in my situation with the Dell 1520 laptop which I own is that there will come a point where my 2.2GHZ laptop will throttle down to 1/4 of it’s speed and becomes barely usable to me.
Well there is a terrific free program I use called Throttlestop that prevents throttling from occurring.
You can download Throttlestop below. I highly recommend it if you want to take back control of your laptop’s speed!
Marxio Timer is a powerful timer and reminder tool which executes scheduled tasks (turn off PC, restart, lock screen, display text, run selected application) at any time you want: after n minutes, before, every, after idle time, every idle time, once, when cpu above or below given value for a specified period. It is the perfect tool to program your computer to perform certain actions without needing your constant attention. The program lets you select the type of task and the moment when it should be done, and includes some additional features such as showing a countdown window or taking a screenshot. Marxio Timer includes a very interesting feature: the ability to save user profiles and even create a desktop shortcut for them for quick start of created tasks. This program is ideal for such purpose like: timer, reminder, parental control, energy saver or just running other applications automatically at selected time.
For example you can have an 8GB drive but your computer will only see it as a 4GB drive even after you format it!
If you run into such a situation download this tool to format your USB drive and it will return to it’s original capacity.
Here are 2 free portable money management software applications if you are in need of software that will help you manage your finances.
Portable software is software that can run directly from a usb drive and can be used from computer to computer without installation.
- rq money is simple and effectual financial programme not only for household;
- rq money is freeware, developed constantly from June 2005;
- rq money works with operating systeme ms windows (versions 9x to vista);
- rq money doesn’t need instalation (!), just unzip it (to harddisk, usb key or floppy) and you can work;
- rq money has many advantages – minimum of size, little RAM consumption, high speed and stability, easy portability (PC to PC, PC to USB key, …);
- rq money stores data into builted sqlite database. This database is extremly fast, very little, which became award from company google-o’reilly in category the best open-source project of year 2005;
- rq money doesn’t contain malware (spyware, trojan, virus or adware). Following webservers tested this programme and award it by certificate about its cleaning;
Money Manager Ex
Money Manager Ex is a free, open-source, cross-platform, easy-to-use personal finance software. It primarily helps organize one’s finances and keeps track of where, when and how the money goes. It is also a great tool to get a bird’s eye view of your financial worth.
Money Manager includes all the basic features that 90% of users would want to see in a personal finance application. The design goals are to concentrate on simplicity and user-friendliness – something one can use everyday.
Money Manager Ex runs on Windows and Linux and an experimental build is now available for Mac OS X.