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by Gary
Fri Feb 02, 2007 10:22 am
Forum: Portable Hardware Discussion
Topic: What hardware are you using?
Replies: 59
Views: 120008

I use a 200x ATP ToughDrive rated at >100,000 read/write erase cycles, which is about 10x more cycles than typical flash memory. Amazingly fast...
by Gary
Thu Feb 01, 2007 10:15 am
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: SmartFTP 1.0.970 Portable (last freeware version)
Replies: 13
Views: 13549

Andrew It ran using PortableSmartFTP.exe, and RegShot recorded no entries. Additionally, PortableSmartFTP created a rather large (172k) Registration Entires file in its root folder. Settings were preserved between two different machines. However, on a third I couldn't get it to launch - not even the...
by Gary
Wed Jan 31, 2007 5:32 am
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: SmartFTP 1.0.970 Portable (last freeware version)
Replies: 13
Views: 13549

Portable SmartFTP

Replika This is a great find - IMO, and RegShot appears to confirm its portability. Preferred SmartFTP to all others I've tried. Steps I used: * Download SFTPNSI.exe, and use UniExtract on it * Use UniExtract on the SmartFTP.exe installer within the extracted SFTPMSI folder * Delete the SmartFTP Win...
by Gary
Wed Jan 24, 2007 6:10 am
Forum: Portable Freeware Update
Topic: JkDefrag v3.6, JkDefragGui
Replies: 2
Views: 5028

Hank7

Checked the JkDefrag GUI w/RegShot, and didn't detect any registry entries. Nice, elegant GUI, too...


--Gary
by Gary
Tue Jan 23, 2007 4:50 pm
Forum: Portable Freeware Discussion
Topic: Tracking registry use... or something...
Replies: 3
Views: 5103

Hi port2401! RegShot, listed at this site, works well at that. Steps w/RegShot: 1. Take your first shot before running the installed sw 2. Run the installed sw 3. Take your second shot after running the installed sw 4. Compare the two shots RegShot then shows the results of the comparison, which may...
by Gary
Tue Jan 23, 2007 5:10 am
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: Gnumeric - the Gnome Office spreadsheet
Replies: 22
Views: 23307

Gnumeric Portable

AlephX Gnumeric has impressive statistical features, some unmatched by any other spreadsheet, but was also taken back by its Yetiness. Discovered abundant language localization modules living here: App/Gnumeric/share/locale/* Kept only the two en* modules, which shrunk it down to 30MB. Still somewha...
by Gary
Sat Jan 20, 2007 9:44 am
Forum: Portable Payware Discussion
Topic: Portable Bookmarks
Replies: 4
Views: 25652

Portable Bookmarks

HareHippie

Regshot shows 10 keys created and 21 values added after running 'Portable' Bookmarks. These appear trivial, but it there's certainly an equivocation on the term "portable" here. Am rather puzzled that it doesn't save its settings to its root directory... :shock:


--Gary
by Gary
Fri Jan 05, 2007 1:06 pm
Forum: Portable Freeware Discussion
Topic: I want to lock my portable hard drive
Replies: 11
Views: 26648

Re: I want to lock my portable hard drive

Hi bulawil! In addition to FlightGeek's great suggestion to try TrueCrypt for your solution, you could also try FreeOTFE at http://www.freeotfe.org/ Like TrueCrypt, it offers an encrypted file-hosted volume. However, I've ran Sandra benchmarks on both, and FreeOTFE is dramatically faster than TrueCr...
by Gary
Fri Jun 23, 2006 5:32 pm
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: TheSage's English Dictionary and Thesaurus
Replies: 7
Views: 13770

TheSage's English Dictionary and Thesaurus

From the site: "TheSage's English Dictionary and Thesaurus is a professional software package that integrates a complete dictionary and a multifaceted thesaurus of the English language into a single and powerful language reference system." Big footprint, but extremely comprehensive with all hyper-li...
by Gary
Sat Jun 17, 2006 8:29 am
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: Vibe Streamer
Replies: 1
Views: 5245

Vibe Streamer

From the site: "Vibe Streamer is a free MP3 streaming server that allows you to connect and stream your music using only a standard web browser. - Play your music anywhere!" http://www.vibestreamer.com/vibestreamer/index.php Writes settings to the application folder. Didn't detect any registry chang...
by Gary
Sat May 27, 2006 8:02 am
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: UPX: the Ultimate Packer for eXecutables
Replies: 12
Views: 20281

Alternative to UPX: PECompact2

"PECompact2 is a next generation win32 executable/module compressor. Commonly termed an 'executable packer', such utilities compress executables and modules (i.e. *.EXE, *.DLL, *.OCX, *.SCR). At runtime the compressed modules are rapidly decompressed in memory." Trial & Student* versions available. ...
by Gary
Wed May 24, 2006 9:12 am
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: Drive Manager
Replies: 1
Views: 3401

Drive Manager

From the site: "If you have lots of drive letters of different types of drives, such as mapped network drives, thumb drive (USB memory sticks), smart media and compact flash, CD-ROM and DVD then this utility is perfect to help you manage them." http://www.alexnolan.net/software/driveman.htm Regshot ...
by Gary
Mon May 15, 2006 5:33 am
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: UPX: the Ultimate Packer for eXecutables
Replies: 12
Views: 20281

UPX: the Ultimate Packer for eXecutables

Hi All! UPX can *significantly* reduce the size of both executables and dlls, allowing more programs to be 'packed' onto a USB drive. No additional software is required for the executables or dlls to work. A side benefit can be a faster loading program. UPX itself is a command line utility that live...