Settings and Data
- Configure Internet Explorer to have more than two download sessions
- Enable black hole detection.
- Update %SYSTEMROOT%\system32\drivers\etc\services
- Update %SYSTEMROOT%\system32\drivers\etc\protocol
- Create shortcut %windir%\system32\cmd.exe /K tasklist /SVC /FI "IMAGENAME eq SVCHOST.EXE" to enumerate SVCHOST services.
- Create shortcut %windir%\system32\cmd.exe /C "arp -d *" to Clear ARP cache. in case repairing network connection fails
- Create shortcut RunDll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL hotplug.dll to Safely Remove Hardware, in case the icon is missing.
- set _NT_SYMBOL_PATH=srv*DownstreamStore*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols
- Configure manual crash dump.
Installs patches for Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office
runtime components of Visual C++ Libraries required to run applications developed with Visual C++ on a computer that does not have Visual C++ 2008 installed.
The Windows SDK for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 provides the documentation, samples, header files, libraries, and tools (including C++ compilers) that you need to develop applications to run on Windows 7 and the .NET Framework 3.5 SP1. To build and run .NET Framework applications, you must have the corresponding version of the .NET Framework installed. This SDK is compatible with Visual Studio® 2008, including Visual Studio Express Editions, which are available free of charge.
- Visual Basic 2008 Express Edition
- Visual C# 2008 Express Edition
- Visual C++ 2008 Express Edition
- Web Platform
- Visual Web Developer 2008 Express Edition
- SQL Server 2008 Express
- Microsoft MSDN Express Library
Assists in diagnosing and resolving computer problems.
Debug drivers, applications, and services.
Dumps any running Win32 processes memory image on the fly, without attaching a debugger, or terminating target processes.
Assists in troubleshooting issues such as hangs, slow performance, memory leaks or fragmentation, and crashes in any Win32 user-mode process.
Helps one to understand common controls, the application of styles to them, and their response to messages and notifications.
Shell extension for adding a Streams tab to the properties page in Windows Explorer.
Add property tabs showing information relating to font origination and copyright, the type sizes to which hinting and smoothing are applied, and the code pages supported by extended character sets.
Add links, descriptions and license information to TrueType and OpenType fonts.
Create 'font objects' that are linked to their Web pages so when viewed through the browser, pages are displayed in the style contained in the font object.
TrueType and OpenType font development tools including TTFdump, TrueType Open Assembler, Flint and SBIT32.
Delivers WS-Management functionality.
Introduces several significant features to Windows PowerShell that extends its use, improves its usability, and allows you to control and manage the Windows environment more easily and comprehensively.
Quick-reference guide to commonly-used Windows PowerShell commands.
Windows PowerShell 2.0 help in graphical help format (.chm file).
This download provides extensive reference and conceptual documentation for all of Microsoft Windows Script Technologies.
Visual Basic® Script Edition (VBScript.)
Fixes for NT tools.
Streamlines management tasks such as troubleshooting operating system issues, managing Active Directory®, configuring networking and security features, and automating application deployment.
Adds fun and functionality.
Makes it easier to read text on your screen.
Helps create an HTML slide show of digital pictures.
Adds an "Open Command Window Here" context menu option on file system folders.
In addition to seeing the icon of the application window you are switching to, you will also see a preview of the page.
Gives access to system settings that are not exposed in the Windows XP default user interface.
Graphs and Evaluate functions as well as performs many different types of conversions.
Enables resizing one or many image files with a right-click.
Views images burned to a CD as a slide show.
Manages up to four desktops from the Windows taskbar.
Magnifies part of the screen from the taskbar.
Takes pictures at specified time intervals from a Webcam connected to your computer.
includes mathematical and conversion functions.
shows off the power of DirectX
Enables interactive personalities in the form of animated characters.
Microsoft® PowerPoint presentation enhanced with animated characters.
Run legacy applications without changing language of non-Unicode applications (system locale).
Open, edit, and save documents, workbooks, and presentations in the file formats new to Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007.
Spreadsheet with translations for over 40 languages, includes Windows Vista and Office 2007 terms.
Ziggurat (noncanonical link for chess program)
Chess by David Norris, copyright © 1992 Microsoft Corp.
View, navigate, and search through, the class hierarchies of .NET assemblies, even if you don't have the code for them. With it, you can decompile and analyze .NET assemblies in C#, Visual Basic, and IL.
STORM r1.1 ("SOAP Testing Object's Runtime Manipulator")
Tool for testing web services.
File archiver with high compression ratio.
A web browser
A web browser
A web browser
A web browser
A web browser
Scalable Vector Graphics viewer
Windows Packet Capture Library.
HTTP Debugging Proxy which logs all HTTP traffic between your computer and the Internet.
A complete Web Authoring System.
A standards-compliant full-featured free editor for HTML, XHTML, XML, CSS and other common languages.
free-format scripting language. [.SPK files can be found in DISK1.EXE and DISK2.EXE on another site.]