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CloneSpy v3.42 Updated

billon on 13 Oct 2018
  • 6MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 13 Oct 2018
  • Suggested by Fluffy

CloneSpy can help you free up hard drive space by detecting and removing duplicate files with exactly the same contents regardless of their name, date, time, or location. Also, CloneSpy is able to find files that are not exactly identical, but have the same file name. This can be an issue for example if you have different versions of a file and you want to find and remove the older versions. CloneSpy is able to find zero-byte files.

Note: The installer now allows you to choose between a 32 or 64-bit version of CloneSpy.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application Folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the installer and select 'portable version' at installation type. Launch CloneSpy.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: DoubleKiller
What's new?
  • Added:
    • Folders can now be scanned non-recursively, i.e., sub-folders can be ignored (see Pool frames of the Main window);
    • When moving files to a relative path, the path can now be resolved relative to a retained file (see Deletion page of the Options window);
    • Files with paths that are too long for CloneSpy to process can now be generally ignored (see Files page of the Options window).
  • Modified: The installer no longer requires administrator privileges for unpacking the portable version.
  • Fixed: Added an explanation for the formerly unknown error code 1392.
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MarkyMark on 2015-04-09 15:36

A lot of people here trying to delete multiples of the same image - I just wanted to give a shout out to Dup Detector, which is a great piece of software that does exactly that.

Dup Detector doesn't just do file-size/checksum analysis, it actually analyzes the images to find similarities. E.g. one could be black & white and the other can be color, or one can be watermarked, or one could be taken 2 seconds later because someone blinked & it'll find both and display them to you and ask which one you want to delete or if you want to keep both. You can choose how strict it is in its matching algorithm - 100% mach, 95% match etc.

You can even have it set up to automatically select which one to delete based on rules - e.g. the smaller one. Then you just approve the selection by hitting the space bar, or you can just let it do its thing automatically, or you can go full-manual mode and click the image you want to delete. Super fast way to delete duplicates and easy to use. I've used it professionally to manage large image catalogs that had a lot of duplicates of different sizes.

Unfortunately, it's not portable.

The latest version I have is 3.3.02 from July 8, 2011. You can get an earlier version from rareware.

http://www.freeware-guide.com/rareware/DupDetector.html

I am Baas on 2015-04-09 16:44

@MarkyMark Dup Detector is in the database at http://www.portablefreeware.com/index.php?id=225

MarkyMark on 2015-04-10 02:08

Oh awesome. Well, it's still great software - it does one thing & does it very well.

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WizMouse v1.7.0.3

webfork on 5 Sep 2016

WizMouse is a lightweight program that lets your mouse wheel scroll the window under the mouse pointer even if the window doesn't have input focus. This means you no longer have to click on a window to activate it before you can scroll it with your mouse wheel.

The program can also optionally enable the mouse wheel in applications that don't support mouse by converting mouse wheel messages to scroll bar messages.

Other options include "reverse mouse scrolling" (like "natural scrolling" on Mac OS X Lion), and bringing the scrolling window to the foreground.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the Portable ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch WizMouse.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: AlwaysMouseWheel
What's new?
  • This version updates the reverse mouse scrolling option to behave in a more similar way to Mac OS "natural" scrolling (the wheel direction is no longer reversed when the control key is held down).

Postpone Restart v5.0.0.0

Midas on 27 Apr 2018
  • 898KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 23 Apr 2018
  • Suggested by guinness

Postpone Restart addresses common Windows annoyance: after installing official Microsoft updates, Windows will constantly prompt you to restart. Worse, in Vista and above, the updates are on a timer and, if you happen to be away when the timer runs out, the computer will automatically restart. Postpone Restart will automatically press the "Postpone" button for you, letting you avoid this headache.

To disable the postponing, simply exit the application.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7
Writes settings to: None
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch prestart.exe.
Latest comments
fullbug on 2014-03-21 23:41

Both the website and download link no longer works....

Midas on 2014-06-03 15:09

Website at http://apps.nozavi.com/ is reporting "Under maintenance", with no other content apart from download links...

webfork on 2018-04-21 18:33

Site back online, updated download link

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SoftPerfect File Recovery v1.2

billon on 15 Nov 2016
  • 555KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 20 Jun 2015
  • Suggested by milentechie

SoftPerfect File Recovery helps you recover accidentally deleted files from floppy disks, hard drives, USB flash drives, CF and SD cards and other storage media. It supports the popular file systems such as FAT12, FAT16, FAT32, NTFS and NTFS5 with compression and encryption.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: None
Dependencies: Administrator rights
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the EXE to a folder of your choice. Launch file_recovery.exe.
Latest comments
Andy on 2007-04-06 23:41

Hi guys. I am a developer of this free tool. Let me clarify the 'hard drive' recovery. The software is able to restore accidentally deleted files from built-in hard disk drives as long as two the following conditions are met:

1. The file was deleted recently and no writing was made on the volume after that

2. Follows from 1. If you delete a file from a system volume (e.g. C:\), there are little chances to restore it because the OS is constantly writing on this volume (logs, registry branches, etc).

hudson on 2009-08-22 01:20

Excellent product. Recovered two files from flash memory. Simple and efficient, and no installation

Rolf on 2011-02-05 19:04

Odd The download says it is Version V1.2.0.0
but its size is 387KB. why? I have a 2009 copy
of V1.2.0.0 which is the correct size 272KB.
Andy can you explain. Looks a bit dodgy

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EjectUSB v1.6

webfork on 13 Jun 2016
  • 286KB (uncompressed)
  • Suggested by Queue

EjectUSB is a tool for quickly closing apps running from a USB drive and ejecting the drive from safe removal. It will automatically close all programs running from the drive EjectUSB was run from (host drive), close any explorer windows open to the host drive, remove Windows MUI and MRU entries and recent document shortcuts related to the host drive, and attempt to eject the host drive when done. It can also interface with various utilities to aid in drive ejection.

Alternatively, the program can be run from your hard drive as a tool to restore a computer to its post-boot state. If you have 10-20 windows open, this will quickly and easily close them all, akin to pressing a reset button for your desktop.

This versatile tool has an active discussion thread at the TPFC forum for this utility if you have any questions or suggestions.

Warning: Launching EjectUSB will immediately close all programs running from the host drive and eject the drive without user intervention!

Note: Main website offline, linking to softpedia mirror.

Category:
System Requirements: Win98 / WinME / WinNT / Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7
Writes settings to: None
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware/Open Source
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch EjectUSB.exe.

The program reads its settings from EjectUSB.ini (in the same folder as EjectUSB.exe). If EjectUSB.ini does not exist, the program will run with default settings. EjectUSB also accepts a drive letter or folder path as a command-line argument. Read EjectUSB.txt for more information.
Similar/alternative apps: ProEject
Latest comments
webfork on 2012-07-26 01:33

Updated, thanks.

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