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Listed on this page are links to FREEWARE Disk Drive Software Suppliers for Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 2000 and NT4.x. Note that all the Software links here are to genuine FREEWARE Software Suppliers - not demos or shareware. If any of the links are broken or you know of an update, please let me know,
FREEWARE Windows Disk and Drive Software
Disktective Freeware disk-space reporting program for Windows - Disktective Freeware disk-space reporting program for Windows - Running out of disk space? Don't know what's eaten it? Then run Disktective, an award-winning disk-reporting tool, to trace used-up space on your system.
With Disktective you can find out the real size of your directories and distribution of used space inside them. Each directory may contain hundreds of subdirectories each containing many files. Simply run Disktective and let Disktective create a complete report displaying the real sizes of all directories and their containing subdirectories. FREEWARE FILE.
Disk Cleaner for Windows - Disk Cleaner for Windows. With Disk Cleaner you can easily clean up disk space that is now used by temporary files like those in the system temporary folder, the Internet Explorer Cache and Cookies folder, and the Recycle Bin. Features of Disk Cleaner: Easy to use one-click cleaning, Cleaning Presets, Quiet mode , i.e. for cleaning when booting, Extendibility by plug-ins. FREEWARE FILE.
Ultimate Boot CD - Ultimate Boot CD enables you to:
Run floppy-based diagnostic tools from CDROM drives. More and more PCs are shipped without floppy drives these days, and it is such a royal pain when you need to run diagnostic tools on them.
Free yourself from the slow loading speed of the floppy drive. Even if you do have a floppy drive, it is still much much faster to run your diagnostic tools from the CDROM drive, rather than wait for the tool to load from the floppy drive.
Consolidate as many diagnostic tools as possible into one bootable CD. Wouldn't you like to avoid digging into the dusty box to look for the right floppy disk, but simply run them all from a single CD? Then the Ultimate Boot CD is for you. FREEWARE FILE.
Disk Analyzer - Disk Analyzer is a useful freeware Windows 95/98/Me/NT utility that allows computer owners to analyze hard disk space. It's easy to use and fast. With just a few clicks of your mouse you can make analysis of the selected drive or directory. Program provides flexible summary and sort functions so that the disk space usage information is readily accessible in a variety of ways. Features: Makes analysis of the selected drive or directory. Displays summary by files, directories, type, size, date. Sorts items by size, date/time, title, type. Finds duplicates. Displays graphs. Prints reports. FREEWARE FILE.
HD Tune Freeware Hard Disk Utility - HD Tune is a free hard disk utility which has the following functions:
Benchmark: measures the raw performance,
Hard Disk information which includes firmware version, serial number, disk capacity, buffer size, transfer mode,
Hard Disk Health,
S.M.A.R.T. Information (Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology),
Power On Time,
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HD Tune is freeware. FREEWARE FILE.
DiskMon - DiskMon is an application that logs and displays all hard disk activity on a Windows system. You can also minimize DiskMon to your system tray where it acts as a disk light, presenting a green icon when there is disk-read activity and a red icon when there is disk-write activity. DiskMon works on NT 4.0, XP, Winm 2000 and higher. FREEWARE FILE.
Bart's PE Builder - Bart's PE Builder helps you build a "BartPE" (Bart Preinstalled Environment) bootable Windows CD-Rom or DVD from the original Windows XP or Windows Server 2003 installation/setup CD, very suitable for PC maintenance tasks.
It will give you a complete Win32 environment with network support, a graphical user interface (800x600) and FAT/NTFS/CDFS filesystem support. Very handy for burn-in testing systems with no OS, rescuing files to a network share, virus scan and so on.
This will replace any Dos bootdisk in no time. The PE Builder program (pebuilder.exe) runs on Windows 2000/XP/2003. It does not run on Windows NT4/ME/9x. FREEWARE FILE.
TreeSize - TreeSize - Every hard disk is too small if you just wait long enough. TreeSize tells you where precious space has gone to. TreeSize can be started from the context menu of a folder or drive and shows you the size of this folder, including its subfolders. You can expand this folder in Explorer-like style and you will see the size of every subfolder. Scanning is done in a thread, so you can already see results while TreeSize is working. The space, which is wasted by the file system can be displayed and the results can be printed in a report. TreeSize is Mailware for Windows 9x / NT / 2000 / XP. FREEWARE FILE.
DiscoMania - DiscoMania is an advanced utility to create catalogs of removable, CD-ROM, and local drives. You can create, search, and organize catalogs using various options. FREEWARE FILE.
Visual CD - Visual CD is a disk cataloging tool to index CD/DVDs, floppy disks, hard disks, and even folders. You can then explore the disk catalogs, search files and folders, create MP3 playlist file without having the physical disks in the drive. Upon insertion of the corresponding disk, you can open files, split files into smaller pieces, extract ZIP, RAR, and CAB archive, and more. FREEWARE FILE.
HDClone - Hard Disk Clone: The Free Edition of HDClone is the ideal tool for moving contents of entire harddisk drives onto bigger newer ones. This Edition can be downloaded for free from our homepage and fits easily on a diskette. It ships with its own operating system - Sphere SP - and is therefore not depending on other installed systems.
When buying a new larger disk, HDClone copies the data for you, you only have to add the gained space on the disk via some partitioning tool, and in an instant you have the same environment as before on a larger (and faster) disk. FREEWARE FILE.
CacheMan Disk Cache Tweaker for Windows - Cacheman - the disk cache management tool. Cacheman is a utility which tweaks the disk cache settings and prevents frequent swapping of the data to disk resulting in an improved performance and stability.
Harddisk Search & Stats - Freeware harddisk search and statistics engine - Harddisk Search & Stats - Freeware harddisk search and statistics engine - Harddisk Search & Stats is a freeware Search Engine for your harddisk. It enables you to search large numbers of text/ascii-based files simultaneously. It can search files in all levels of a folder (recursive), or just one level. Freeware for Windows 95, 98, ME, NT, 2000, XP. FREEWARE FILE.
Diskeeper Lite NT FreeWare Disk Defragmenter - Diskeeper Lite. This high speed, manual defragmenter is the first and only one of its kind designed exclusively for Windows NT 4.0 (build 1381 or higher). Now you can discover how easy it is to restore and maintain Windows NT system performance with Diskeeper Lite. Also includes Fragmentation Analysis Utility. Works on NTFS and FAT partitions.
FreeRAM XP Pro for Windows 95 / 98 / ME / 2000 / XP - FreeRAM XP Pro for Windows 95 / 98 / ME / 2000 / XP. FreeRAM XP Pro is a freeware application to free and defragment your computerís RAM (Random Access Memory). As you use your computer, open applications, surf the Internet, and navigate Windows, your systemís memory will usually decrease because some software do not use memory correctly or do not return all of it after it is done using it. FreeRAM XP Pro frees up this memory, thereby increasing system response time, stability, speed, and efficiency. As a result, FreeRAM XP Pro is recommended for almost anyone, from low memory systems to high memory systems, from home office users to MP3ers to 3-D gamers. FREEWARE FILE.
Deleted File Analysis Utility - Deleted File Analysis Utility Freeware. Deleted an important file? Find out what accidentally deleted files you can get back. This freeware can directly view your hard drive partition and list all deleted files that have not yet been completely overwritten. Runs on Windows NT 4 and Windows 2000.
Path Copy - Path Copy is a shell extension for Windows 95, 98, NT4, and 2000 that enables to copy the path of a file or directory to the Clipboard. You can then paste the path in to your document, e-mail, etc. You copy the path of a file or directory by right-clicking it in the Windows Explorer and choosing Copy Path from the context menu. The context menu then offers five standard ways of copying the path, in addition to the copy methods that you create yourself:
- Short Name: File/folder name converted to 8.3 characters
- Long Name: File/folder name
- Short Path: Full path name converted to 8.3 characters
- Long Path: Full path name
- Short UNC Path: Full UNC path name converted to 8.3 characters (only enabled in network environment)
- Long UNC Path: Full UNC path name (only enabled in network environment)
- Internet Path: Full UNC path name converted to Internet path (only enabled in network environment)
- Setup... Create your own copy methods for copying the path names.
Disk Duplicator Classic - DiskDuplicator is an easy to use, versatile utility for duplicating, archiving and distributing disks. Note: There are also Shareware versions of this software - the classic link on the home page is the download for the FreeWare version.
File Shredder for Windows - File Shredder is a program to split a large file into smaller files. You can specify either how many pieces to split the file, or how big (in KB) to split the file. Or you have the option of filling the entire disks, which is convenient if you would like to split a file into multiple floppy disks. When File Shredder splits a file, it automatically generates a DOS batch file that will be used to combine smaller files into one big file. Since it is a normal batch file with DOS commands inside, you can combine files together in any PCs without installing any programs--not even File Shredder. Of course, the batch file works under Windows 3.1 machine, Windows 95/NT machine, or even an old MS-DOS machine.
Ranish Partition Manager for Windows - Partition Manager, Save and restore MBR, Create and delete partitions, View hard disks' IDE information, Format and resize FAT-16 and FAT-32 file systems. Comes with Advanced Boot Managers. Advanced Boot Manager, Boot menu with password protection, Automatic partition hide and unhide, Boot any OS from the second hard drive, Create up to 31 primary partitions on a single hard drive, Detect presence of the boot viruses in memory, Handle disks over 8G, Copy disks and partitions, Format and Resize FAT partitions, Boot MS-, PC-, DR- DOS and Windows NT from partitions above 2G, Boot Partition Manager from a floppy without any OS, Has a SIMULATION program which lets you play with Partition Manager without messing the real disk.
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