ITsVISTA Review: KingMax 2GB Super Stick – Worlds tiniest USB drive

KingMax Super StickI was looking for something to use for a giveaway here on ITsVISTA, and figured a USB flash drive would be something viewers of any level could utilize. I looked for those that were certified to work with Vista’s ReadyBoost feature, and stumbled upon the KingMax Super Stick. You won’t believe your eyes. Continue reading “ITsVISTA Review: KingMax 2GB Super Stick – Worlds tiniest USB drive”

ITsVISTA Review: Active@ Password Changer – Reset your forgotten password

Active@ Password ChangerIn tip 50 I showed you how to reset your Vista password using a DOS based boot disc. The tool that I demonstrated is called Active@ Password Changer, and it offers both a DOS and a Windows based tool for reseting your Windows password. With only a couple minor issues, this tool proves itself quite valuable, and does the job it’s designed for perfectly. Continue reading “ITsVISTA Review: Active@ Password Changer – Reset your forgotten password”

ITsVISTA Review: ImgBurn – A free Vista compatible disc image burning package

ImgBurnVista’s built in CD/DVD burning software works for creating data disks, but doesn’t offer the ability to use a disc image file to burn a disc. If you need to burn an image file, you’ll need a third-party application to do it, and thankfully, their are many to choose from. I use ImgBurn, which is not only free, but supports a ton of image types, and works great in Vista. ImgBurn not only handles CD’s and DVD’s, but is already capable of doing HD DVD and Blue-ray discs as well. The download is only 1.5MB, and once install, isn’t much larger than that, so it’s very resource friendly. It even supports command line switches, so it could be run from a batch file. Continue reading “ITsVISTA Review: ImgBurn – A free Vista compatible disc image burning package”

ITsVISTA Review: Unlock the Mystery of your PC with System Information Viewer

SIVI saw a short post about freeware program called System Information Viewer (SIV) and thought I’d see what it was all about. SIV is available through their website http://siv.mysite.wanadoo-members.co.uk/ and is a relatively small download, at just under 1MB. Unzipped it’s a bit over 2MB. It supports all versions of Windows starting with ’95. There’s no installer, just double-click and run. Continue reading “ITsVISTA Review: Unlock the Mystery of your PC with System Information Viewer”