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HWiNFO32 v4.46 Updated

Checker on 18 Oct 2014
  • 2MB (uncompressed)
  • Suggested by Baas

HWiNFO32 is a professional hardware information and diagnostic tool supporting latest components, industry technologies and standards.

Main features:
* Comprehensive hardware information
* System health monitoring (Thermal, Voltage, Fan, Power)
* Basic benchmarks
* Text, CSV, XML, HTML, MHTML report formats

HWiNFO64, for 64-bit platform (x64 / AMD64), is also available.

Category:
System Requirements: WinAll
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: Administrator rights
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch HWiNFO32.exe or HWiNFO64.exe.
What's new?
  • Fixed monitoring of additional voltages on ASUS SABERTOOTH 990FX.
  • Added reporting of per-core CPU ratios, bus clock, HT/QPI/KTI and EDRAM clocks in sensors.
  • Enabling of PCH Thermal Device is disabled by default and can be enabled via a new option.
  • Added support of Atmel AT30TSE004 Thermal Sensor On DIMM.
  • Added an extended method of waking up disabled dGPUs (enable via settings).
  • Added new NVIDIA Maxwell GPUs.
  • Fixed monitoring of slower fans on Fintek LPCs.
  • Improved support of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 and GTX 980.
  • Fixed displaying of degree sign in sensors for Chinese, Japanese and Korean locales.
  • Fixed reporting of fan #6 speed for Nuvoton NCT679x.
  • Added Drag and Drop support in sensors window as a more convenient way to change order of items or hide (drop outside).
  • Enhanced sensor monitoring on GIGABYTE X99 series.
  • Added support of ITE IT8606E and IT8626E.
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a on 2011-04-18 16:30

I believe SIV doesn't require admin rights. Judging from the screenshot - it looks like it reports the same amount of information.

SYSTEM on 2011-06-21 13:33

"Dependencies: Administrator rights"

The policy of this site is to list even kind-of-portable software and give enough information to let YOU decide if each application is portable.

abc on 2012-07-29 21:52

The plethora of information to display including Fan speeds, CPU, HDD, and MOBO temps in the notification tray makes this thing perfect for me. I let Process Explorer handle the memory/cpu/network/etc usage and let this thing display cpu/mobo/etc temps and I get a wealth of information in one area. It doesn't use too much resources either. Highly recommended.

@Ateka: The most important part -- The driver is installed when you run and it is removed after you close it. The HKCU key is settings and not important. It's not stealth, it requires admin rights but it IS portable.

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LastActivityView v1.07 Updated

webfork on 25 Sep 2014
  • 131KB (uncompressed)
  • Suggested by Checker

LastActivityView collects information from various sources on a running system and displays a log of actions made by the user and events that occurred on the machine. Events include running .exe files, any open/save dialog-boxes, opening file/folder from Explorer or other software, software installation, system shutdown/start, application or system crash, network connection/disconnection and more.

You can easily export this information into csv/tab-delimited/xml/html file or copy it to the clipboard and then paste into Excel or other software.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch LastActivityView.exe.
What's new?
  • Added 'Copy Files List' option.
  • Added 'Open Folder In Explorer' option.
  • Fixed to find the correct item when typing the string you want to search into the main List View.
Latest comments
Ascend4nt on 2013-05-29 21:04

Neat application. Its worth noting that the 'Run .EXE file' items won't show up if you've disabled prefetch on your O/S, which is a common optimization for SSD drives.

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PeaZip v5.5.0 Updated

Checker on 19 Oct 2014
  • 24MB (uncompressed)
  • Suggested by Yucca

PeaZip is feature rich file manager built from a compression tool. Named for it's native PEA archive format that features splitting, flexible encryption and integrity check schemes, it also supports most mainstream archive formats, including 7ZIP, ACE (read), BZIP2, CAB, GZIP, MSI (extr.), RAR (extr.), TAR, UPX, ZIP, and many more.

Additional features include hash tool, file wipe, file associations, themes, estimated compression level, system benchmark, image crop/rename, and much more. Note that tools setup through the task scheduler are not portable.

Alternatively, PeaZip Portable portablizes bookmarks and includes both 32 and 64-bit versions, automatically using the proper one on each PC.

Category:
System Requirements: WinAll / Wine
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: No
License: LGPL
How to extract: Download the "PeaZip Portable" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch peazip.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: 7-zip
What's new?
Latest comments
Mixture on 2013-02-01 17:12

I encountered a most undesirable feature of this software. If you delete any of the unnecessary language files (i.e. non English), and then try to run PeaZip, the software automatically terminates! I have been looking for a good portable file archiver, but with this bad bug, PeaZip is not my choice!

rogerthedodger on 2013-03-29 00:20

@ mixture. why dont you try 7zip, or bandizip

Ganamyde on 2014-05-04 18:37

Still doesn't support unicode? lol

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AlternateStreamView v1.50 Updated

Checker on 14 Oct 2014
  • 67KB (uncompressed)
  • Suggested by castman

AlternateStreamView lets you scan your NTFS drive and find all hidden alternate streams stored in the file system. After scanning and finding the alternate streams, you can extract these streams into the specified folder, delete unwanted streams, or save the streams list into text/html/csv/xml file.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch AlternateStreamView.exe.
What's new?
  • Added new columns: 'File Modified Time', 'File Created Time', 'File Attributes'.
  • Fixed bug: For some files, the Extension column displayed incorrect extension.
  • Fixed to display the correct icon for folders.
Latest comments
vmars316 on 2014-01-10 22:25

What is an "Alternate Stream" ?
Are you talking about 'streaming video' ?

Checker on 2014-01-11 00:40

@ vmars316: Alternate (Data) Streams are a data structure for holding additional structured data within a file in addition to the main data.
The Windows NTFS file system allows so-called Alternate Data Streams (ADS). With this function, data can be stored invisibly tied by the user to a file.

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FLV Joiner v0.6

Checker on 15 Mar 2014

FLV Joiner is a fast and simple tool for combining multiple flash videos into one. The program is "lossless" meaning it does not recompress the files. Tested on FLV1/H263, VP6, AVC/H264 flash video formats and can handle VFR files without synchronization problems.

Note: Sometimes, if a file join fails, a second try will succeed.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7
Writes settings to: None
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: No
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch FLVJoin.exe.
What's new?
  • Bugfix: ini file could default to root path rather than app path.
Latest comments
webfork on 2013-08-23 23:15

Links fixed - thanks Checker

freakazoid on 2013-09-08 07:31

Thanks to Ralph for his tidbit in comment #6 about fixing issues where the joined FLV would crash the video between the joined portions by re-transcoding the entire joined FLV. (I used Video to Video instead of XMedia Recode.)

nusushika on 2014-02-19 08:37

It would be perfect if the author adds Queue function~

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