Remote administration has become an important part of daily administration tasks for system and network administrators. Desktop Central is a free Windows tool that makes Windows Administration easier on a day-to-day basis. It has 12 tools, which provide remote management of systems, wake on LAN options, remote command prompt, GPO (Group Policy) update, hard disk space detection, power monitoring for portable computers on the network (such as laptops), etc.
When I bought my brand new Core i3 laptop, I was hoping to get better performance and the utility to run more resource intensive applications and games with ease. While it worked quite well for most applications, it started overheating and shutting down when I ran video encoding tasks or played games on it. In the wake of this dilemma I bought a new cooling pad but that only gave Continue Reading →
PwrDrain is a battery power monitoring Windows 7 gadget. It is not just a power meter for displaying laptop battery usage. Instead, it allows identifying those applications and functions which may drain more batter power from your laptop. It warns you when a battery intensive software or action is initiated (such as increasing brightness of your display screen).